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Got my xbox 360 last wednesday, got gears of war and beat it with a buddy of mine over live. I am totally loving it, of course i haven't played any consoles since the early ps2/gamecube days. Its pretty amazing the direction consoles are going in and its no wonder why pc gaming is slowing down.

I only wish movies on live didn't expire.

/end rant

next on my list is going to be army of two, and the halo series (playing halo 1 atm, never played them because ive never had an xbox )
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i have army of two for ps3 and its pretty fun. congrats on your purchase
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Yeah... consoles are fun every once in a while, but get old fast... Just not enough that you can do with them compared to pc games.
    
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Yeah... consoles are fun every once in a while, but get old fast... Just not enough that you can do with them compared to pc games.
Just so that I understand your comment completely, can you tell us what you can do with a PC game that you can't do with a console? That is what you said isn't it?

I understand that you can do more with a PC than a Game console, but that wasn't what you said. So I wanted to make sure what you really meant.
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I would have to argue with his statement as well. I would prefer a console game over PC game (almost) any day. And with this generations consoles, there isn't much (or any) advantage a PC game has over its console counterpart.
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Just like many articles have said, PC gaming is dying off fast, and console gaming is BOOMING. PC gaming will become games like WoW and The Sims. I love PC gaming too, but I also love my PS3, 360, and Wii. When you compare the games, so many of them are the same or very similar. Lots of ports nowadays. Also graphics are close, but I would say PC always wins, but costs way more to play.
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BTW, I love Army of Two for PS3, so get it for 360. GoW is AWESOME, GoW2 comes out in November!
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Just so that I understand your comment completely, can you tell us what you can do with a PC game that you can't do with a console? That is what you said isn't it?

I understand that you can do more with a PC than a Game console, but that wasn't what you said. So I wanted to make sure what you really meant.
Go modify a map, or make a mod, or attempt to alter the graphic levels as high, etc.etc.etc. You can do so much with pc games compared to consoles, the freedom of modification, NOT TO MENTION keyboard+mouse > controller w/ sticks. It's science, it is easier to use a mouse to aim or control.
    
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Just like many articles have said, PC gaming is dying off fast, and console gaming is BOOMING. PC gaming will become games like WoW and The Sims. I love PC gaming too, but I also love my PS3, 360, and Wii. When you compare the games, so many of them are the same or very similar. Lots of ports nowadays. Also graphics are close, but I would say PC always wins, but costs way more to play.
I wont say it cost way more my pc cost me around 800$. A console with everything "ready" now will cost me at least 600$ (I think I'm generous).

But wont last as long as pc parts.
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Go modify a map, or make a mod, or attempt to alter the graphic levels as high, etc.etc.etc. You can do so much with pc games compared to consoles, the freedom of modification, NOT TO MENTION keyboard+mouse > controller w/ sticks. It's science, it is easier to use a mouse to aim or control.
Agree, Its much better to game on a Computer than a console even though I love my Wii and PS3. Custom is the name of the game on PCs. Custom Maps, Mods, Weapons... Also a mouse is better than an analog stick any day in my opinion. Also games are usually cheaper on PC than Consoles. There are a lot of reasons why its fun to game on consoles too. Never have to worry about you computer meeting specs to rn properly. Its nice to just pop in a game and play. Its not as expensive to keep up on constantly changing hardware advancements. Both PC and consoles are great, for their own reasons. I just believe that if a good game comes out for both platforms that I would rather have it on PC.
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