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post #21 of 40
No, they won't fail...
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Makes sense for something already made of phail.
Edited by Choggs396 - 6/4/08 at 10:40am
    
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
I suggest you go look up the definition of Toy. Your computer is a toy simply because you find joy in it. Your TV is a toy because you fancy it, your pr0n collection is a definition of toy aswell.

Its bad enough that we have 'outsiders' aka 'non-gamers' look at the gaming industry in a condescending way and people like you provide much insight as to why that is. We can't even respect our brethren gamers in a way that we should, no wonder people like Jack Trenton, Roger Ebert and at a time, Hillary Clinton are prejudice against gamers in general.

Ignoring the definition of toy, theres no way you can exclude the PC from your assertions since you enjoy a lot of the games console gamers do or are you a hypocrite? That somehow games like COD4, ASC, DMC4, Gears of War, Oblivion etc, all shared between PC and consoles, somehow stop becoming "Toy" software just because its on what you consider a non-toy;
My good friend, a PC is a tool. It may be used for fun, but the purpose it was invented for was work and productivity.

Consoles were developed for leisure and entertainment and nothing else.

Next time you want to play the semantics game try not to poorly hide insults within your sentences.
Calling me a hypocrite for calling the PC a tool compared to a console was completely out line.
Edited by GibbyGano - 6/3/08 at 2:48am
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Stop *****ing.

There's no point in arguing, Really.
    
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Yeah this guys a dumbass.
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at one point consoles were better dollar for dollar. you would spend like 150 it most and get a good gaming machine. comparied to the pc version which would run close to 2000 ya it was way better but consules were more pracktical for the low end gamer. Now consoles are pushing $500 save the wii. were I could spend about 200 dollars more and get a way better machine that would game better and still be able to do more. Then you figure in the fact that console sales price are just over production costs. there is little room for the price to drop. with no upgradeability. For the computer illiterate a console is great "no inteligents needed" so be printed right on the side of the box. I personaly for see the next consoles to be a hybrid. kind of like the E machines you can buy them they suck compared to what is out there but they get the job done. That is all most people want. I'm sure that some were along the lines some college student will develop a program to run the console software on a pc if it is not out already. Or microsoft will develop an OS system that will alow you to use your Pc as your Xbox. saving them the trouble of high production costs and all they have to do is sell there software for about the same price as the console it self and still be able to pull money off of the title sales just like they are doing now.
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Sounds like a whiney PC-till-death article to me.
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post #28 of 40
To say either will fail is naive. To each their own. I prefer the PC, but at times consoles are also fun.

Some history... When my PS2 died in 2004, I decided to by a Nvidia XFX 6600 and now over 4 years later I never turned back from the PC. Granted I have spent well over the amount that a PS3 and Xbox360 would have set me back, but the PC represents so much more that can be experienced it's not even funny.
post #29 of 40
why is some blow hard always trying to be the nostradamus of the video game industry ?

WE LYKEZ TEH GAMEZ.. PLZ SAY ULL STAY GAMEZ? PLZ?
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Originally Posted by igob8a View Post
Even though PCs have advantages over consoles, a lot of people just want to stick a disc in the drive and play the game.
No installation, no activation no serials or anything like that.

I'm more for PC though.
I'm amazed they don't just shove those damn serials down a dark place, they do absolutely nothing except annoy people trying to install games.
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