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I think you mean 2012, which is also the time at which the Aztecan calender ends. December 2012, were all dead (theres allot more then that but those are the 2 i remember best.)
I hope you don't really believe in that crap haha. lol
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remember the intellivision and the comodore 64
that's what we're going back to.
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Seriously guys..what is all this hate towards consoles..i just dont get it..if you dont like consoles..dont buy them, dont play them..theres plenty of people out there who like consoles, even more then pc gaming including me..just let them be.
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post #74 of 91
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Originally Posted by ThePenguinator. View Post
I hope you don't really believe in that crap haha. lol
There evidence of a polar shift occurring at that time, so its possible.
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Seriously guys..what is all this hate towards consoles..i just dont get it..if you dont like consoles..dont buy them, dont play them..theres plenty of people out there who like consoles, even more then pc gaming including me..just let them be.
Mate for one thing its because they are not the way to play proper games.
2. They keep on stealing our games and we end up losing the title. Because of those so called NDP figures for unreal tournament we won't see the next one on PC . Compared to PC games consoles have a wider variety and I am still trying comprehend how people can play shooters on it

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XD on your Sig
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Mate for one thing its because they are not the way to play proper games.
2. They keep on stealing our games and we end up losing the title. Because of those so called NDP figures for unreal tournament we won't see the next one on PC . Compared to PC games consoles have a wider variety and I am still trying comprehend how people can play shooters on it
Light guns and pedals are the proper way to play shooters
    
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i mean i like my 360 and all, but it makes my room really hot. i personally think consoles are the biggest scams, b/c you only think you need all the accessories, but you really don't, for example:
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/hardware/x...essnetadapter/ i just use a really long 30' cat5 cable i bought from bestbuy.
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i mean i like my 360 and all, but it makes my room really hot. i personally think consoles are the biggest scams, b/c you only think you need all the accessories, but you really don't, for example:
http://www.xbox.com/en-US/hardware/x...essnetadapter/ i just use a really long 30' cat5 cable i bought from bestbuy.
You're arguing about saving money, then state you bought something at Best Buy? lol
    
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You're arguing about saving money, then state you bought something at Best Buy? lol
Not EVERYTHING at best buy is overpriced....just computer hardware mainly lol...of course, i could be totally wrong, i don't go there that much...
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But everyone can afford the even low end 600 dollar 37" LCD to go along with their 400 dollar console and 50 dollar a piece controllers??

A DECENT console setup with a PS3, 2 controllers and well say 2 games to get you started with a low end television is going to run you 1200 bucks.

Consoles are good for the casual games, hell I have a 360 with quite a few games. But if the controller style games start showing up on PC, ill snatch up a superior Logitech or Saitek controller for PC and game on a superior setup that essentially cost the same as my console setup.

*just a debate - I don't mean harm by it *

AS for the 1000 dollars to keep up with a 5 year console cycle just look at my post above.
I have put 235 dollars in my 5 year old Athlon 64 system to update the GFX card in the last 5 years and it still maxes every game out there aside from Crysis of course.

With falling hardware prices in the PC realm its hard to deny.
No harm done, I'm not easily offended so don't worry.

Anyways, you modified what I said about spending $1000 dollars to keep up with a 5 year console cycle. To be able to play on a 22" screen and max out many of todays modern games, while holding a steady 30fps will cost you at least $1000 over 5 years.

Instead, I can buy a $400 console and pay a ONE TIME fee while using my 22" lcd screen to play in HD. You don't need a 37" tv to enjoy the 360. You also say that you spend $235 in the past 5 years and you're still able to max out games. Well, that's still $235 more than any console gamer will have to pay.

Also, consoles dominate the sales in terms of percentages. Video games made a total of around 18 billion last year (somewhere close to that) and pc games didn't even account for 1 billion of that. Now, you tell me console will be dead in 10 years after that little fact and theres just something wrong with you.
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