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What a shocker, another PC > Console thread on OCN
I enjoy both my PC and my Consoles. Each have a purpose. Seriously PC and console gamers need to get along already and understand they need each other like it or not
I gave up on that back when XBL had some kind of 360 gamers vs other gamers promo. I remember they did a 360 gamers vs PS3 gamers for mw2 which was a hit, so they decided to do a 360 gamers vs PC gamers. Let's just say it didn't get past testing or whatever cause the PC guys were destroying the 360 gamers, so in the end they didn't even host it and just canceled it.
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post #42 of 59
I have Bad Company 2 for Xbox and PC. And I played on xbox for a week or so and then I returned to Pc and I was like ..Fu%&!!! PC its like WAAAAAAAAAAY better
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PC does look/perform better. But you can't deny that consoles entertain a group of people better.

I.E: You can't get a bunch of friends around one computer and play GTA, its not that useful. But you can get an Xbox with 4 controllers and play some split screen.

Don't get me wrong, I'd take my PC over my Xbox any day of the week. But i still have Xbox as a backup.
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post #44 of 59
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I have Bad Company 2 for Xbox and PC. And I played on xbox for a week or so and then I returned to Pc and I was like ..Fu%&!!! PC its like WAAAAAAAAAAY better
I wish I had been so lucky. Before I got my laptop a month or two ago, I had a 360 (which I also sold about a month ago for a ps3) and needless to say, I played a lot of bc2 ( http://bfbcs.com/stats_360/sgt%20carrots ). After buying it on sale on steam for $7 on my laptop and playing it for a week, I came to realize I had been playing on the wrong platform for the last 5 years (about how long I've had a 360, and by "a 360" I mean "five 360s"), even with a week GT 520M mobile GPU. Wii U is looking kinda of nice though, but that's what I have friends for.
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PC does look/perform better. But you can't deny that consoles entertain a group of people better.

I.E: You can't get a bunch of friends around one computer and play GTA, its not that useful. But you can get an Xbox with 4 controllers and play some split screen.

Don't get me wrong, I'd take my PC over my Xbox any day of the week. But i still have Xbox as a backup.
When I play video games physically with buds nowadays, it seems as if we only exclusively play Nintendo (or most recently kinect; ice skating is f*@&ing hard!) platforms. Playing hardcore/violent/intense games in split-screen is a rare breed nowadays, but also seems less fun than the "open a can of beer and break some furniture" type of fun offered by the aforementioned systems.
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playing a first person shooter game with a gamepad is a terrible abomination of mankind
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What are u taking about I have 2 6970 in CF and still I love my xbox try modern war fare 2 and than judge
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I love my xBox and there are reasonably decent games for it. But yeah there is a HUGE drop off in graphics between the sig rig and the 360. It's kind of like playing games using Onboard Video... oh wait it's the SAME THING.

Only reason I even had the xBox was to be able to play the latest games in rental, but I've since gotten quite a few Steam games and the local Rental place isn't keeping up their end of the bargain. Don't they know they're supposed to have CoD:Black Ops? They STILL don't have it.

So my 360 has been sitting unused more often than being challenged with the latest content. I don't even have it connected to XBL.

Anyway it sure is nice when someone notices this stuff. Spread the word!

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been playing the COD series forever on PC. Buddy of mine talked me into buying Black Ops for Xbox and started playing multiplayer and was getting my butt kicked due to the SLOW analog sticks. Id start to swing around to fire and would end up going too far over, then try to correct and control would end up over correcting and id get half clip in the face. BLAH!!!
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post #50 of 59
Yes PC gaming is much better than consoles. There's a misconception about gaming PCs costing too much. They are more expensive to an extant, but you don't have to spend thousands for a nice rig.

Other things I like about PC over console:
1. Mouse and keyboard. It just feels better in FPS.
2. Maturity. PC gamers are generally a lot more mature. A lot of people on XBL and PSN are annoying 15 year old kids. It's true.

Consoles do have a place in my hear though. Sports games. They're more fun on a couch playing an a 42" with friends.

One thing a I hate about PC gaming, the developers. They just don't give the platform enough love. Crysis 2 came with DX9. That's pathetic IMO. GTA 4 and Saints Row 2 were such crappy ports they weren't even worth torrenting. We should get refunds for those.

I've give thumbs up to DICE for BF3. It looks amazing.
    
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