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I was primarily a PC gamer, then got a PS3 and switched to that. About a year ago I finaly had the time and cash to build a decent rig and I have almost completely dropped the PS3. I am planning a living room, gaming build when I get home (OCN tells me it is not appropriate to call something in a HAF XB a HTPC). That with a wireless controller and I realy don't see a need for a console. Some exclusives are nice. BUt, I just can't justify the money to buy 3 consoles and keep up gaming PC for a few exclusives here and there. I said good bye to Halo, Zelda, and God of War, and they will be missed.
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For me it's the other way around - PS3 has its select few titles like MGS4 and Uncharted series, and although they have great campaigns, they lack in lasting appeal. Consoles don't have anything that glues me down like the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, Fallout, or Skyrim do on PC.

Those PS3 exclusives I mentioned are great, but so limited. I don't like replaying games and doing the same exact thing, and going down the same exact paths again. That's the biggest issue with otherwise great games like MGS/Uncharted. Well that, and their console exclusivity. Plus I just can't stand using controllers anymore.

When I was a console gamer I'd replay those games just to have something to do, but only enjoy them the first 1 or 2 times. But ever since I upgraded to PC gaming in 2008, I haven't replayed a console game and I don't really plan to. You won't find a single console game in my list of top 15 games, or soon in my top 20.

But anyway, you might want to look forward to MGS: Ground Zeroes, as well as The Last of Us. I'll probably play them once, but not at launch since I'll have too many PC titles to play (Underhell Chapter 1, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Lost Alpha, S.T.A..L.K.E.R. Misery 2.0, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Metro: Last Light, plus Skyrim/Fallout which are endless).
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My experience was the complete opposite, I sold my PS3 a year ago because I never turned it on anymore. The only games I found worth playing on it were the old PS2 classics.
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My problem is that since consoles are so cheap every1 can afford and get one and all your buddies can play but after i went PC its lonely i like it 20x more but its not exciting without some1 u know ...
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My problem is that since consoles are so cheap every1 can afford and get one and all your buddies can play but after i went PC its lonely i like it 20x more but its not exciting without some1 u know ...

Get to know new people? Or better yet, just avoid MP games.
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The only reason I still game on a console is just for the console exclusives. Haven't bought a PS3 or XBOX 360. Just got my old and reliable PS2 with me. Gran Turismo series is a blast on that.
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MGS? Godly! Replay Value? Plenty!
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post #28 of 128
I use my consoles for exclusive titles, Ratchet & Clank, Gears of War, etc... I have tried several times to drop PC gaming to become a 'console kiddie' but I always find myself back on my PC within a few weeks.
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I wouldn't count mmo's as those can only be played on a pc and are meant to milk money/time

What you just said there honestly didn't make any sense.
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I recently got a PS3 almost a month ago for Xmas and ever since I noticed that I have yet to find a PC game since then. There are so many good games on the PS3 that are console only exclusives that are on the PS3 plus the graphics are actually good enough for me.

Had a blast beating MGS Snake Eater in HD, XCOM, Red Dead Redemption, Uncharted 1, and recently Heavy Rain, all amazing titles.

I just feel like the PC has really gone downhill over the years.

I love my PS3, and I do agree PS3 exclusives are easily the best over all. I haven't found that PC game to earn my long term love since SCII, and I prefer most single player games on PS3 due to trophies ect.
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