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Excuse me for wanting more out of the money I spend on my hardware.
Go play crysis and or metro then. There are solutions that already bring your rig to its knees.

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It's not being elitist. It's called wanting to get the most out of my money I spent on the platform I play on. If a dev shows little effort to port the game to the PC, I'll show little effort to buy their game except when it's $5 on steam.
Your loss, not ours.
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Um.. what?! Bethesda are some of the worst offenders when it comes to buggy/broken games and if memory serves me right they're incredibly slow when it comes to acknowledging/fixing them.

Oblivion and Fallout 3 had a lot more wrong with them than a few texture issues and a lack of graphics options when they launched. id at least responded in a timely manner and is planning on fixing their issues.
At least Bethesda made games worth playing and at least they continued an already very popular franchise without disappointing the fanbase. The last two DLCs for New Vegas were bug free since I played through them without any problems and this is on Laptop drivers so that speaks volumes. Just sayin'.
     
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What hope is there left for PC games?
Quite a bit? Rage is not the first PC game that's launched with issues. Heck, it's happened plenty of times even before this generation of consoles, even in the PC's heyday.
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My only complaint about PC gaming seems to come back to the way you join servers or get multiplayer matches going these days.
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At least Bethesda made games worth playing and at least they continued an already very popular franchise without disappointing the fanbase. The last two DLCs for New Vegas were bug free since I played through them without any problems and this is on Laptop drivers so that speaks volumes. Just sayin'.
Have you played RAGE? For you to say or in any way shape or form indicate RAGE is not worth playing I am really curious to know.


And you said "Bethesda made games", so when did they quit making great games, I guess Skyrim is a fail in your book already too?

You know it kills me sometimes, I remember back in like 95 or some crap when the VooDoo Banshee came out, had a 2d and 3d processor on it, I had to make sure all my drivers were always up to snuff on it. SO many people act like this never happens and hardware and software always coexist without issues.
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Yeah it's the price to pay being a PC gamer and an early adopter.
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This is why people should not pre-order games, especially for PC's. Pre-order a game that is even made by John Carmack, and you can still get buggy garbage.

What hope is there left for PC games?
AAA titles on PC haven't been anything to look forward too for awhile now. There are the exceptions, but for the most part a lot of Devs have consoles on mind.

Where the PC market really flourishes is Free 2 Play and more the less games with a competitive audience. That is simply my opinion though.
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just speak with your wallets and boycott the developer.
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I'm also tired of PC gamers calling themselves "gamers", I see a "gamer" as somebody that enjoys games of all types, not just games for their precious PC platform and then hate on developers and players using anything other than that.
So if I don't play a particular game or system that you think a gamer should play, then I'm not one? lol

/facepalm

All you console children are the same.

I was a gamer when I had a bag of dice and a pile of books, nub.
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Thousands? I'm not trying to disrespect you or anything, and I probably owe you an apology for things I've said to you in the past(sorry 'bout that), but don't you think if ID spent thousands of hours testing RAGE they would have tried out an AMD graphics card? This problem wasn't a small bug.
see this just shows your ignorance of the matter, they did test them on amd cards, even made amd specific changes that THEIR engineers said would allow rage to run better. read the article please. the inhouse drivers they had when testing, worked fine carmack stated, but when it came to launch, nvidia and amd both fumbled. either not releasing the correct drivers, or making changes for another game that messed with them.

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Have you played RAGE? For you to say or in any way shape or form indicate RAGE is not worth playing I am really curious to know.


And you said "Bethesda made games", so when did they quit making great games, I guess Skyrim is a fail in your book already too?

You know it kills me sometimes, I remember back in like 95 or some crap when the VooDoo Banshee came out, had a 2d and 3d processor on it, I had to make sure all my drivers were always up to snuff on it. SO many people act like this never happens and hardware and software always coexist without issues.
ah yes the "golden" age all these children talk about, but weren't apart of. i remember begging for a voodoo2 and quake 2 and windows 98. only to spend more than a week trying to get them all to work together

i will gladly take some of the problems that we have now days, over the days of the "golden" age.
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