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Our brother-in-law, Kotaku, is talking about how the XBox360 will bankrupt us. If you buy the bare bones system, you're basically getting screwed. To get the most out of your 360, you'll need:

Xbox 360 Standard: $399.99 Gold Xbox Live Subscription: At least $49.99 (Likely more.) Wireless Networking Adapter: $99.99 Second Wireless Controller: $49.99 Two Play and Charge Kits: $19.99 times two. Total: $639.94

Not to mention a new HDTV and all sorts of jive. Let's see what the PS3 makes you buy. Maybe you have to hire a manservant to turn it on and off.

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