Originally Posted by iTurn
I prefer gaming on consoles, I'm neither lazy nor a fanboy, driver issues and reliability are an issue
... Steam's issue with saves on batman AC/AA comes to mind oh and I'm supervisor of IT Tech support at a bank.
They both have their place, why try to discredit either when neither is the end all be all of gaming.
Driver issues and reliability. You do realize those reasons you cited are typically user error, right? In those rare instances where it's actually game or driver related the companies usually fix the issues quickly. I'd imagine a "supervisor of IT Tech support at a bank" would know that.
Consoles are really nothing more than a money-making gimmick for companies like Microsoft. They don't offer the visuals, reliability, upgradeability, longevity, aftermarket support, etc of PC gaming. With xbox you can even be banned from multiplayer for modding your console that you paid for because apparently, according to the EULA, it's not even your console to do with as you please even if the mods you want to do are completely harmless and in no way affect actual gameplay. Most of their EULA is centered around assuming all their customers are potential criminals/software pirates. Didn't they also sent out an update at one point that fried a certain component in the 360 to keep you from jtagging/modding it? When I buy something I expect to own it and do whatever I want with it, not be treated like a criminal by the company that made it.
I've gotten to the point now that when I see anyone trying to argue this I automatically assume they're either trolling or completely incompetent when it comes to computers. I understand not everyone is computer savvy, but I won't excuse the ignorance regarding the PC vs console topic. It's not hard to look this stuff up and see the data and differences for yourself rather than just repeating what the console fanboys are trying to spread around.
With that said it's a comfortable change of scenery to kick back in bed, fire up the 360, and play some halo, but I won't fool myself in to believing it is better than PC gaming at all on any level....because it's not.