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Ps3 for console titles and driving/soccer, pc for bf3 etc. I hate playing console ports on my pc, I refuse to insult my gpu`s lol

BF3 is a "console port", just not a bad one. I do hope that's what you meant... Dark Souls for example, no need to get that on PC. But Skyrim and Fallout for example are 10x the game on PC especially with all the mods available. Consoles are only good for their exclusives, if you already have a gaming PC.
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lettuce be real... console gaming > pc gaming biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Killa Cam View Post

lettuce be real... console gaming > pc gaming biggrin.gif

Uhh...no.
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Uhh...no.
the better games are made for consoles.
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the better games are made for consoles.

The better games are MADE FOR PC and ported to consoles, the MAJORITY of games are MADE FOR CONSOLES and ported to PC, hence them being better (sometimes) on the consoles.


But to the OP, I was about to agree and then I saw PS3. the only reason I havent dumped the thing yet is because I have the original fatty that isnt backwards compatible, so nobody will want it. thing is a 10lb paperweight that I use for some blu rays, which I have a drive for in my PC. I like some of the games, but unless its an exclusive thats REALLY awesome (god of war / uncharted) I get it on my Xbox and it's 10x better than anything I've played on the PS3. I'll give the exclusives to the PS3, but when the majority of multi-platforms I've played are so much better on the 360, it makes me want to spend the money on that vs. the PS3 exclusives. Also I GREATLY prefer live to PSN, and I have PS+. Still prefer live...
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the better games are made for consoles.

Consoles offer more effective DRM so they are more profitable without relying on microtransactions and other side options to generate additional revenue. It's also easier for devs to create a console game with the hardware limits in them and then do a crappy port to PCs where they don't expect to make much money (because of piracy mostly).

Look at the original Crysis. The devs said they had to move to consoles so they could be reasonably certain they would make money. This after making the "Slayer of PCs" that "no console would ever be able to play, so we didn't even try." They saw where the money was and did the only fiscaly responsible thing they could.

As much as I don't like always on DRM and other such systems to prevent piracy, it seems those are the only things that make companies feel secure enough to offer PC titles. I think Steam goes a long way towards making games easy to get legaly, keep them updated, and offer great sales to encourage purchasing them. It's the iTunes philosophy, making legal acquisition easier and more beneficial than piracy.
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BF3 is a "console port", just not a bad one. I do hope that's what you meant... Dark Souls for example, no need to get that on PC. But Skyrim and Fallout for example are 10x the game on PC especially with all the mods available. Consoles are only good for their exclusives, if you already have a gaming PC.

No what I meant was games that have no discernible difference on pc, ie no more/limited graphics options. Bf3 is a much more defineable experience on pc. Got the words wrong
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Well, I'm not surprised. You have a stockpile of major titles and you get to play them all at once instead of original PS3 owners that had to wait months and years to play these titles.

I recently got a PS Vita in November. I've been playing that more than my PC as of late.
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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.

I'm in the same boat as you Doom. I only like the PC for multiplayer games anymore I don't think that the PS3 can be touched for single player games combined with PS1/2 games.

After giving up SC2 due to imbalances and boredom I have yet to find a PC game that has really pulled me in yet nearly every PS3 game that ive played since then has really pulled me in. The gameplay and bosses in MGS Snake Eater were very fun and rewarding, now I'm playing through MGS2 HD and having a blast a long with XCOM and Red Dead.
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Opposite for me.

I got a PS3 around Christmas and haven't even bought a game for it yet. I only use it to play Dust 514 right now. I'm going to buy Ni No Kuni when that comes out. Other than those two titles, I really don't know what to buy for PS3. Nothing else seems to interest me.

I'm also a poor college student, so I don't have much money to spend, and after being spoiled by getting so many great PC games for ~$10 from Steam, or getting great free-to-play games like Dota 2 and Planetside 2, I'm just reluctant to spend even $20-30 for an older Playstation 3 title.redface.gif
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