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Poll Results: What annoys you most about console ports?

Poll expired: Dec 2, 2011 This is a multiple choice poll
  • 15% of voters (72)
    Poor graphics
  • 21% of voters (101)
    Poor performance
  • 17% of voters (82)
    Poor controls
  • 13% of voters (65)
    Poor customizability
  • 10% of voters (51)
    Lack of dedicated servers (when applicable)
  • 8% of voters (43)
    Restrictive DRM
  • 9% of voters (45)
    Delayed release
  • 4% of voters (20)
    Other (please explain)
479 Total Votes  
post #11 of 63
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Performance, I should be able to play GTA IV with my system at 720p, but it lags, both cpu and gpu usage never goes over 30%
No you shouldn't. Your CPU and GPU both are nowhere near strong enough to max out GTA IV at any resolution. You sir, are CPU bottlenecked in that situation.
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post #12 of 63
Well if you ask anyone who competitively played Call of Duty 4, you'd know they all boycotted Modern Warfare 2. It's bad business and just outright stupid to not include dedicated servers. I still have a bunch of boycott MW2 websites favorited from way back in the day.
post #13 of 63
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
No you shouldn't. Your CPU and GPU both are nowhere near strong enough to max out GTA IV at any resolution. You sir, are CPU bottlenecked in that situation.
I think he's complaining that you need such a high-end CPU to play such an old game, due to how shoddily the port was done.
post #14 of 63
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Not the thread for this. If you start baiting people your posts will be deleted.
:/

I think it's only fair that this topic looked at from both sides of the fence. Poor porting happens to be a side-effect of dev's who don't give a damn about the PC minority.

Back on topic: Abusive DRM is quite an issue i think. All it does is further alienate an already small userbase, and compels ppl to resort to cracks to un-gimp their products...
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post #15 of 63
You know everyone complains about dedicated servers or graphics but the main issue really is the gameplay (more specifically in genres/franchises where it doesn't belong IMO). I feel that nobody really gives this enough thought.

The fact of the matter is that no amount of textures packs, FOV hacks, intro removers, reverse engineered servers and fan man customization tools can fix a fundamentally flawed core gameplay.
post #16 of 63
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Originally Posted by Psyren View Post
:/

I think it's only fair that this topic looked at from both sides of the fence. Poor porting happens to be a side-effect of dev's who don't give a damn about the PC minority.
The thread exists to find out what the people complaining consider the things that need to be addressed most. Nothing else.
post #17 of 63
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Well if you ask anyone who competitively played Call of Duty 4, you'd know they all boycotted Modern Warfare 2. It's bad business and just outright stupid to not include dedicated servers. I still have a bunch of boycott MW2 websites favorited from way back in the day.
I boycotted it. Still to this day haven't purchased MW2 or Black Ops due to the way we're being treated by Activision / IW.
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post #18 of 63
My main gripe is bad performance. Black Ops should be easily run, but it had a slew of problems on launch. Hell, even now, a 5770 will dip under 60 FPS at 1080p.

As for controls, I don't care as long as they can be remapped. But this brings Crysis 2 to mind, it's definitely geared towards consoles in terms of controls (regardless of its port status) and suit functions.

DRM is a minor thing for me as long as it's not FffuuROM, where they limit your activations to 4/5 activations per serial.
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post #19 of 63
i cant stand that game cod blak ops, i'm trying to think of a way to fake the ylod on my mums ps3 (yer my mum plays cod)
post #20 of 63
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Not the thread for this. If you start baiting people your posts will be deleted.
I am 100% honestly not trying to bate anyone, in fact I will prove it by not even replying. It's just my opinion and I want our community to become stronger that's all. No more comments in the thread for me.
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