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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 #41 of 63
other-people who don't really understand what a port is, and that developers have budgets and timeframes too.
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post #42 of 63
I've always failed to put my finger on why console ports annoy me so much. I think its due to how clumsy they now feel, asside from all the obvious things like lack of customization too many menus etc etc. The main things that annoys me is that they just feel engineered to allow for the poor control/accuracy allowed by a console controller. HS are a long lost concept in a lot of modern games, and the run and gun approach seems to be common, again as it tends to suit console controllers more.

Bad example, but take the MW games online, on a console dual weilding P90 or shotguns seems dominant in the majority of cases, but on the PC (not in every case) long range CS style rifle play tend to be more effective as you can be more accurate through the keyboard mouse setup.
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post #43 of 63
Poor performance and MOUSE LAG.
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post #44 of 63
oops i didnt read your post

i checked all except other
    
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post #45 of 63
Performance, Controls and delay.

Nothing more infuriating waiting 12 months only to get a ****ty port that barely runs and needs a controller to play -_-
post #46 of 63
* Poor customization
* Other: Lack of respect from developers/publishers for the PC gaming community, this annoys me the most. It's changing though the last year. Seems like they're noticing the PC again more and more as this console gen runs on her last legs... + the success of SC2 etc.. This whole attitude of treating PC gamers like second rank customers pisses me off.
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post #47 of 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Not the thread for this. If you start baiting people your posts will be deleted.
He will have his posts deleted for having an opinion ?
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post #48 of 63
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He will have his posts deleted for having an opinion ?
No. But for starting to flame off topic in a thread. Which is not something we want. He can start his own thread if he'd like to discuss the subject.
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post #49 of 63
After playing cod4 for many years, and a high playing level. I would say the thing that annoys me most about console ports, is purely the fact that competitive gameplay is not considered by any means. The game is created for some teenagers to play casually on their xbox. This greatly decreases the quality in the game when it comes to being able to play in a competitve scene, in 5v5 Search and Destory etc.
The games are simple worse purely because they dont even consider the needs of this audience therefore we suffer alot.
    
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When i play Xbox360 on weekend, i feel the need to use a mouse and keyboard --- However i cant plug em in anywhere -.- bite me!
    
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