Mr. Steed's 6th Grade Computer Class Blog
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Friday, April 29th, 2011

[READ AND ANSWER EACH QUESTION AND WATCH THE VIDEOS BEFORE YOU ANSWER THE QUESTIONS OR YOU WILL GET ZERO CREDIT]

Starting in June 2011, everyone nationwide will be able to rent video games from Redbox kiosks for $2 per day.  They will all have games from all games systems.  Is this a good system for getting people to play new games or will people download games?

A) If you analyze the ways to play video games, does renting from redbox seem like the best way to play new games? Why or why not?

B) Give me a comparison/contrast with what are some of the positives (pros) and negatives (cons) about renting video games from Redbox? Explain your answers.

(You must write a paragraph of AT LEAST 5 sentences or you will get ZERO CREDIT)

(For more information, go to the website below) http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/28/redbox-will-offer-2-per-day-videogame-rentals-nationwide-in-jun/



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13 Responses to “Friday, April 29th, 2011”

  1. A) If you analyze the ways to play video games, does renting from red-box seem like the best way to play new games? Why or why not?

    No because 1, people could scratch up the games and return them or just return the case they come in and keep the game OR the machine would be like a Vending Machine and not come out right,

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    B) Give me a comparison/contrast with what are some of the positives (pros) and negatives (cons) about renting video games from Redbox? Explain your answers.

    i think it would be a bad idea because block buster or game factor would be a mutch better choice because they HAVE to test their game and see if it works before you return them or rent them… also game factor you can play the game before buying it,

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  2. a. yes because you can get new games be for they come out.

  3. a) its the best to rent so you pay over time than instead of getting a video game and buying it straight up and finding out its the crapiest game ever

    b) con cuz unless u kno wat the game is its a rip off

  4. A) If you analyze the ways to play video games, does renting from redbox seem like the best way to play new games? Why or why not?
    No because if you get them out of the redbox they could have scraches.
    B) Give me a comparison/contrast with what are some of the positives (pros) and negatives (cons) about renting video games from Redbox? Explain your answers.
    Pros
    You can get them out of redbox for $1
    Cons
    They could have scratches on them

  5. A.I THINK IT’S A BAD IDEA BECAUSE IF PEOPLE WANT TO PLAY GAMES BUY THEM FROM A STORE THAN RED BOX.
    B.I THINK THAT IT IS JUST STUPID THAT THEY WANT TO RENT GAMES OFF OF RED BOX BECAUSE THE RED BOX IS ONLY MENT FOR MOVIES.

  6. I think that the game box is OK but not better than red box cause red box games are coming to it and you don’t have to buy you can rent this you have to pay more than they really cost

  7. A) No the person that had the game before you could’ve scratched the game up and they knew it and they turned it back in so when you rent it and you go home and play it the game won’t work because it’s all scratched up.
    B) The positive thing is that you play it before any of your friend’s do if their not thinking about renting it. The negative thing is that if you rent it the person that had it before you could’ve scratched it and you have to return it at a certain.

  8. A) If you analyze the ways to play video games, does renting from red box seem like the best way to play new games? Why or why not?

    no you should just go to like gamestop or like a game store and you can just pre-order a game so u don’t have to rush or go to a crappy gaming place like that. but the good side to this is u can just go outside and go to that little bo0x thing.

    B) Give me a comparison/contrast with what are some of the positives (pros) and negatives (cons) about renting video games from Red box? Explain your answers.

    the bad side to this is that u don’t have to go inside a store and fight through a whole bunch of people just to get one single game. and the

  9. A) If you analyze the ways to play video games, does renting from redbox seem like the best way to play new games? Why or why not? no.someone could steal the games. B) Give me a comparison/contrast with what are some of the positives (pros) and negatives (cons) about renting video games from Redbox? Explain your answers. I think it would be a bad idea because some one could just keep the games.

  10. A.i think it is a good thing because you can rent a game for 2$.
    B.that is why i think it is a good thing it only cost 2 dallors.A bad thing is you only get it for a day.

  11. a.yes its awesome. and fast and always in stock

    b.awesome and fast better than any other game store

  12. A) Yes, because it is only $2. Your parents can’t say no to that.
    B)The positive is that you gat lots of gamez. The negitive is that there are some games that u might not like. there might be alot of them

  13. A) If you analyze the ways to play video games, does renting from redbox seem like the best way to play new games? Why or why not? no.someone could steal the games.

    B) Give me a comparison/contrast with what are some of the positives (pros) and negatives (cons) about renting video games from Redbox? Explain your answers. I think it would be a bad idea because some one could just keep the games.just so you know i am krh.


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