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If it's a choice between a game on the console vs. a game on the PC, I almost always choose PC for obvious reasons. We get higher resolution, higher framerates, and better visuals. We also get games that only a keyboard could play like RTSs and MMOs.

That said, I still own a PS3 and an Xbox360. Reason being, there a lot of great exclusives on both. I've been a huge Halo fan since playing the original on a friend's Xbox, and it's still one of my favorite shooters, right up there with Battlefield and Half Life. God of War, Uncharted, and MGS are also great games. If I didn't have a console, I'd be missing out on all of those.
Also, like it's been said, consoles are less hassle for the masses. Knowing you can play most games out there for 5-10 years without having to worry about upgrades appeals to a lot of people. I've got a lot of friends who don't have great computers, so consoles allow me to play with them.

So, tl;dr PC > consoles, but there's still good reason to own conoles.
post #62 of 90
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That said, I still own a PS3 and an Xbox360. Reason being, there a lot of great exclusives on both. I've been a huge Halo fan since playing the original on a friend's Xbox, and it's still one of my favorite shooters, right up there with Battlefield and Half Life. God of War, Uncharted, and MGS are also great games. If I didn't have a console, I'd be missing out on all of those.
I fail to see your point there; every one of those games can be played on a PC, either natively or via emulator.
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post #63 of 90
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I fail to see your point there; every one of those games can be played on a PC, either natively or via emulator.
Who wants to go through the trouble of dealing with an emulator?
post #64 of 90
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I fail to see your point there; every one of those games can be played on a PC, either natively or via emulator.
God of War 3, Uncharted 1 and 2, Metal Gear Solid 4, Halo 3/ODST/Reach? Which emulators are you using again?

Most games don't even work 100% in PCSX2 and Dolphin, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 emulation isn't going to be viable for years and years.

Not to mention some folks like myself dislike emulation in general.
Edited by Paradox me - 5/13/11 at 12:37pm
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They: Buy consoles for $300
Us: Buy graphics cards for $300

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The funny thing is, to play most games on a PC, you only need to spend around 150. But who wants to do that?
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The funny thing is, to play most games on a PC, you only need to spend around 150. But who wants to do that?
That is if you have a functioning system around it to play the game.

The thing with a PC is, buying $1,000 worth of PC doesn't get you a $1,000 console. It gets you a $1,000 computer that can do anything you want it to.

They are not equal comparisons on the basis of cost and gaming.
    
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Some know, some don't, and some don't care. It's all a matter of what you want or need(If gaming is just a needed thing to survive ) And where their priorities lie, the best thing is to not try and be the best around screaming out your specs to feel amazing, it will be frowned upon by alot of people.
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post #69 of 90
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I fail to see your point there; every one of those games can be played on a PC, either natively or via emulator.


.....What?

Please, direct me to your Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 emulators.

Not to mention using an emulator without owning the systems themselves is illegal.

Honestly, you have no idea what you're talking about.
Edited by Narzon - 5/13/11 at 12:50pm
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i knew it had better graphics... only when i got interested though, i think not many console gamers know about the games they play on ps3!
    
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