Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › Epic Vice President: Console Limitations to Stifle PC Games
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Epic Vice President: Console Limitations to Stifle PC Games

post #1 of 72
Thread Starter 
Quote:

Epic vice president Mark Rein believes that DirectX 10 won't be truly exploited until the next generation of consoles hit the market as it's less financially viable to create high-end PC games that can't run on PS3 and Xbox 360.

Speaking to CVG, Rein said that developers were unlikely to waste their time creating "super high-end stuff" as publishers generally put their money where the greatest return is.
"Consoles will pretty much define what the next five years of games look like on the PC," he said.
http://www.xbox-scene.com/xbox1data/...kEfQmfmvrt.php
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel I7 2600k Asus p8p67-Deluxe Zotac GTX780 6GB OC G-skill Ripjaws 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 EVO 250 Samsung EVO 120 Western Digital 1TB Black Lite On 20x DVD RW 
CoolingOSOSOS
XSPC RayStorm + 360Extreme Rad Arch Linux Windows 8.1 x64 WindowsRE 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB278Q ThermalTake Meka G1 Evga SuperNova 1000 P2 Xigmatek Elysium 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitec G500 Gaming Mouse Ultra Pad Fiio E-17 + ATH-M50 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel I7 2600k Asus p8p67-Deluxe Zotac GTX780 6GB OC G-skill Ripjaws 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 EVO 250 Samsung EVO 120 Western Digital 1TB Black Lite On 20x DVD RW 
CoolingOSOSOS
XSPC RayStorm + 360Extreme Rad Arch Linux Windows 8.1 x64 WindowsRE 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Asus PB278Q ThermalTake Meka G1 Evga SuperNova 1000 P2 Xigmatek Elysium 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitec G500 Gaming Mouse Ultra Pad Fiio E-17 + ATH-M50 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 72
Wiat, what?
My l33t computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 2.6GHz Dual core 5200+ A-Bit KN9-SLI (freakin' sucks) EVGA 8800GTS 320MB Corsair value select 1GB PC5300 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB SATA Western Digital 16MB cache Memorex 52X Read 52X Write 32X Rewrite 16X DVD Micro$oft Windows XP Home Samsung 17" SyncMaster731b 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Micro$oft black keyboard Ulta 550Watt modular W/ blue LED! Antec p160w Logintech $10 optical mouse 
Mouse Pad
Plain black one 
  hide details  
Reply
My l33t computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon 2.6GHz Dual core 5200+ A-Bit KN9-SLI (freakin' sucks) EVGA 8800GTS 320MB Corsair value select 1GB PC5300 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB SATA Western Digital 16MB cache Memorex 52X Read 52X Write 32X Rewrite 16X DVD Micro$oft Windows XP Home Samsung 17" SyncMaster731b 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Micro$oft black keyboard Ulta 550Watt modular W/ blue LED! Antec p160w Logintech $10 optical mouse 
Mouse Pad
Plain black one 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 72
All consoles need to DIE
In Progress
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 3.6 1.34vcore EVGA 780i FTW EVGA GTX 280 691/1458/1215 G.Skill DDR2 720 8GB 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel G2 M-25 80G Blu-ray/DVD/CD burner Windows 7 HP x64 Dell 2707WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Tarantula ANTEC 1000W 80+ series Antec 1200 Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
In Progress
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
QX9650 @ 3.6 1.34vcore EVGA 780i FTW EVGA GTX 280 691/1458/1215 G.Skill DDR2 720 8GB 5-5-5-15 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel G2 M-25 80G Blu-ray/DVD/CD burner Windows 7 HP x64 Dell 2707WFP 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Tarantula ANTEC 1000W 80+ series Antec 1200 Razer DeathAdder 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eliphion View Post
All consoles need to DIE
NOES!! :cry:
('́⌣'̀ )
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.0) MSI GTX 560Ti Twin Frozr II/OC 8GB G.SKILL Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Seagate 500GB Windows 7 x64 Corsair HX650 Antec 900 
Mouse
Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
('́⌣'̀ )
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.0) MSI GTX 560Ti Twin Frozr II/OC 8GB G.SKILL Ripjaws 1600 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Seagate 500GB Windows 7 x64 Corsair HX650 Antec 900 
Mouse
Logitech MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eliphion View Post
All consoles need to DIE
Why? Consoles are better than computers in a way. Usually you do not have to keep updating hardware on a Game Console. Plus, what other way would you play pwnage games like halo 3?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 EVGA 790i Ultra Sli 775 Visiontek 4870x2 OCZ Fatal1ty Edition DDR3 8GB (2 x 2GB)x2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Raptor X 150GB;2x WD 200GB;WD 250GB;WD 36GB Raptor Windows Vista™ Ultimate x64 Acer 24" LCD Logitech G15 Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Enermax Galaxy 1000W Lian Li Cube Case (Modded Big Time) Logitech G5 Mouse Bf2142 Edition Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 EVGA 790i Ultra Sli 775 Visiontek 4870x2 OCZ Fatal1ty Edition DDR3 8GB (2 x 2GB)x2 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
Raptor X 150GB;2x WD 200GB;WD 250GB;WD 36GB Raptor Windows Vista™ Ultimate x64 Acer 24" LCD Logitech G15 Keyboard 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Enermax Galaxy 1000W Lian Li Cube Case (Modded Big Time) Logitech G5 Mouse Bf2142 Edition Desk 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by ThePope View Post
Why? Consoles are better than computers in a way. Usually you do not have to keep updating hardware on a Game Console. Plus, what other way would you play pwnage games like halo 3?
Nope you just have to buy an ENTIRE NEW ONE to keep up every few years.

I think consoles have their place, but it is unfortunate that PC gaming has to be held back because the technology advancements take longer to reach the consumer with consoles. Nvidia could put out 10 new cards inbetween console generations. And if gaming companies lag with the slow, staggered advancement of consoles, we PC gamers will be held back.
It's about time!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @3.3Ghz Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sapphire 2900Pro Flashed to XT 4Gb Gskill 1066Mhz PK's 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Barracuda 320Gb & WD Black 640Gb Lite On Vista Business and VMWare Ubuntu Acer AL2223W 22" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ergonomic 4000 Corsair HX 620W CM 690 G5 
  hide details  
Reply
It's about time!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @3.3Ghz Gigabyte EP45-UD3P Sapphire 2900Pro Flashed to XT 4Gb Gskill 1066Mhz PK's 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate Barracuda 320Gb & WD Black 640Gb Lite On Vista Business and VMWare Ubuntu Acer AL2223W 22" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Ergonomic 4000 Corsair HX 620W CM 690 G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 72
I think its a bad thing that you can't upgrade console hardware.....that means that it is has exactly the same horsepower 3 years after you buy it, meanwhile video cards come around yearly it seems.

Don't be me wrong, I own a 360 and a Wii.....I have been gaming for 20 years.........and my 360 basically sits there collecting dust.

PC's are the ultimate gaming machine, and Roger Waters is Pink.
post #8 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eliphion View Post
All console-to-PC ports need to DIE
Fixed.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6700 @ 3.3 GHz ASUS P5N-D 750i SLi MSI N460GTX Hawk 1GB G.Skill 4GB PQ 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WDCaviar Black Intel X25-V Lite-On DH-4O1S Blu-Ray OCZ Vendetta 2 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Vista Ultimate x64 SP2 Samsung 245BW Logitech G11 Corsair HX520W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Antec P182 Logitech G5 Rev. 2 Allsop Widescreen Mousepad X-Fi Xtreme Music 
AudioOther
Audio-Technica ATH-A700 Logitech G13 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6700 @ 3.3 GHz ASUS P5N-D 750i SLi MSI N460GTX Hawk 1GB G.Skill 4GB PQ 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
WDCaviar Black Intel X25-V Lite-On DH-4O1S Blu-Ray OCZ Vendetta 2 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Vista Ultimate x64 SP2 Samsung 245BW Logitech G11 Corsair HX520W 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Antec P182 Logitech G5 Rev. 2 Allsop Widescreen Mousepad X-Fi Xtreme Music 
AudioOther
Audio-Technica ATH-A700 Logitech G13 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eliphion View Post
All consoles need to DIE
Lol ***. I seriously just kicked my xbox 360 on accident when i read that.

GET OUT OF MY HEAD
post #10 of 72
If you're complaining about having to buy a new $500 machine every 4-6 years, think about how often you replace your computer. $1200 every 3 years (that's a very conservative estimate for many users on here).
Monster Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 P5K Deluxe 3870 2X1GB Geil 800 MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
4 x 250 barracuda's 2 x DVD Writers Windows 7 22" Acer LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razor 600W GameXStream TT Armor Modded Razor 
  hide details  
Reply
Monster Rig
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 P5K Deluxe 3870 2X1GB Geil 800 MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
4 x 250 barracuda's 2 x DVD Writers Windows 7 22" Acer LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razor 600W GameXStream TT Armor Modded Razor 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Video Game News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › Epic Vice President: Console Limitations to Stifle PC Games