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#121 TheExperiment

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 00:52

haha, relax , I was joking. But yes I agree with you 100%, consoles are inferior :shifty:

right on. the current gen certainly is, though...overstayed it's welcome by a couple years now


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Posted 26 February 2013 - 05:40

I think he means something more on the lines of, He is still getting plenty of use out of his ps3, and doesn't want to have to get a ps4 due to the ps3 not getting certain games or as much focus due to the fact that there is a new system. He wants to get more out of the ps3 without feeling like its on its last leg.


But there's currently around 700 PS3 games out on disc not to mention all of the digital downloads available to play. I don't see why early adopters should have to wait around longer because those that joined late haven't had their fill yet. Some have been playing their X360 since '05 and PS3 since '06....we're now 7-8 years later and it's time for something new to come along as we're well over due in terms of console life cycles.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 06:19

I'm always interested in new stuff.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:04

only if you can multitask. and install a os.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 07:32

Short answer: No
Long answer: No

Computer gaming FTW

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 08:54

I've been a PC gamer for most of my life. Even by that, I still do plan on getting a next gen console. I still enjoy the content that Nintendo pumps out and I look forward to what exclusives Sony has to bring this time around.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:20

I only will buy them if there is a must game to be owned, I bought PS3 only when the bundle of Metal Gear Solid 4 and the playstation 3 was out, if I can use the Playstation 4 as a windows machine, then I will consider it as an small development PC..

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 09:21

Short answer: No
Long answer: No

Computer gaming FTW

Beyond, Final Fantasy, God of War, Gran Turismo, Heavy Rain, Killzone, The Last of Us, Little Big Planet, Metal Gear Solid, Motorstorm, Ni No Kuni, Ratchet and Clank, Resistance, SOCOM, Starhawk, Sly Cooper, Twisted Metal, Uncharted, Warhawk, Wipeout.

Probably forgetting a ton of franchises and those are just PS3 exclusives with a few exceptions that have crossed onto 360.

You can "computer gaming ftw" all you want but until those games come to PC (hint, they never will), I will always play consoles as well as PCs.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 10:27

Beyond, Final Fantasy, God of War, Gran Turismo, Heavy Rain, Killzone, The Last of Us, Little Big Planet, Metal Gear Solid, Motorstorm, Ni No Kuni, Ratchet and Clank, Resistance, SOCOM, Starhawk, Sly Cooper, Twisted Metal, Uncharted, Warhawk, Wipeout.

Probably forgetting a ton of franchises and those are just PS3 exclusives with a few exceptions that have crossed onto 360.

You can "computer gaming ftw" all you want but until those games come to PC (hint, they never will), I will always play consoles as well as PCs.


They are not that great either.... with what we have on PC is actually far more nicer, if anything I only envy the Tales of... franchises from Namco, MGS is already finished with Metal Gear Solid 4, little big planet is not bad but I like Trine for platformers.

FPS? gosh... there are already a lot, but oh well, we have Crysis 3, that's one hell of a shooter game, still, I don't like FPS. if anything mainstream consoles are gathering all those games enjoyed by the mases... what happens when you have slight likins as the others? Have you ever played Falcom games? (Ys Series specially) have you heard their music? What about of Lunar Silver Star Story? is from PSX but you can play a remake on PSP.

See my point here? the same is happening with Vita, they have very good games that have little fan base (actually, normal fanbase, FPS have gotten the fanbase that was dormant before the PS2 era, casuals if you want to categorize them) mainstream consoles are losing appeal towards serious gaming people, be either on PC or in portable handhelds.

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 16:32

In your opinion they aren't that great, they are still system sellers. They sell millions more than PC titles do. There's no point in being a PC elitist, yes we know PC is great, it has the best graphics, big freaking deal.

I can have that and still have my Uncharted, Gran Turismo, etc...

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Posted 26 February 2013 - 17:07

In your opinion they aren't that great, they are still system sellers. They sell millions more than PC titles do. There's no point in being a PC elitist, yes we know PC is great, it has the best graphics, big freaking deal.

I can have that and still have my Uncharted, Gran Turismo, etc...


There may be people that are Elitist about pc gaming, this comes from far long as I can remember, I don't say that because I like console games, but truth is that gaming is becoming more and more unappealing on main stream consoles for the lack of variety and their current focus on what was originally a dormant fanbase with a lot of FPS games going on, not to mention "online multiplayer". In PC you have LAN, a WIDE variety of games (some of them not as great as others but still good enough variety) and cheap hardware (yeah, you don't buy a PC only to play games, you buy it because you want to do more with it, an example of this is my current laptop, I'm able to play battlefield 3 with it as well as crysis 3, medium settings on both games (1080p) and deliver good enough frames per second, mostly around 30, only cost me 600 euro in august 2011... and I can carry it with me wherever I want, nonetheless... the games look better than in their current console versions)

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:17

Yes.

Playing console games in front of my HDTV and Polk 5.1 system is MUCH more comfortable and enjoyable than a PC

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 03:48

It is pretty alarming to me that the main argument being presented is about how the graphics are so inferior and how the hardware is so outdated.

I hardly am seeing any mention of the most important aspect of what makes video games video games, and that is PLAYING said video games.

Whether I have a keyboard and mouse in front of me with a monitor, or a controller and HDTV, I forget this fact about one minute into actually playing whatever game I am playing.

The best example I can come up with for what I mean, was there really any less of an emotional impact for the console gamer when they were playing Bioshock for the first time and the game revealed "Would You Kindly?" Did the PC gamer really have that much better of an "Holy ****" moment because they were playing the game with a keyboard and mouse and better visuals? I really do not think they did. Perhaps the better visuals helped enhanced that moment .5%, if that, but I really do not think they did. It was still the same experience. Still the same game. Still the same exact moment.

So really, if you are going to hate on consoles, have some actually legitimate reasons for doing so. Better graphics IMHO is not a legit enough reason to say console gaming is inferior. At least say what some people are saying, things like trainers, mod support, more customization, etc.

If your argument revolves solely around the fact PC's have better graphics and that is why consoles suck?
I cannot help but feel you are missing the whole point, and essence, of gaming entirely.

And make no mistake about it, nice graphics are an added bonus. But I do believe they are just that, a bonus. They are not the end all be all. In fact it is extremely hard for me to point at graphics as the end all be all when I know damn well that more often than not if the game I am playing on the PC also has a console counterpart, I am more then likely playing a port of said game.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 04:16

If your argument revolves solely around the fact PC's have better graphics and that is why consoles suck?
I cannot help but feel you are missing the whole point, and essence, of gaming entirely.

Well MY argument is not solely about the graphics (of the ps3/360)

There's also AI, interactivity, physics, sound, all those things that keep you from expanding the world because there's no RAM.

The PS4 and up will fix this problem. You could certainly see proper RTSes on there because it has the capabilities. And other game types can have much more intricate world design than the usual 'here's a pathway, get to it' crap we see most of the time.

Technology moved on from the consoles...games did not.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:51

Yes.

Playing console games in front of my HDTV and Polk 5.1 system is MUCH more comfortable and enjoyable than a PC


Even when said games are frequently running at only 20-25fps?