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http://www.pcworld.com/article/21460...obileSlideList

Quite the lols but you could say some of it is valid.

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Wow. That is some incredible generalizations. For example. Pirate does not equal gamer. And going worst-case scenario with an Origin PC vs a Wii is not a fair comparison. This was written by a fool.
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obviously wrote by a console fanboy (aka fool like the above poster stated)
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Lame slide show is LAME...
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hehe kinda funny.

People just hate on PC because we honestly have the best of everything. graphics, games, controls.

There is nothing the PC cant do.
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That dude is such a dumbass. Most of those things don't apply to most PC gamers I know. While sure we nit-pick some things about crap ports, but I don't think anyone in their right mind has spent anywhere close to $11,000 on a gaming rig. Hell, for the price of a decked out Xbox/PS3 with all of its add-ons, you could've easily put together a decent gaming rig.

I think that consolers are just butt-hurt because the PC gamers arguments are totally valid.

As far as pirating, I, for one, do not pirate any games. I realize that people try to make a living off of making those games, I figure it's just fair. Not to mention, with the sales that Steam has, you can get them for so cheap, it's not even worth the hassle of trying to get the pirated ones working. Not to mention, you don't have to worry about a virus.
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No, you could not.

The person who made this article is an ignorant. Plain and simple.

Somebody please shoot him, seriously.
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Agreed, what a terrible article. I clicked all the way through and was geniunely sad to have wasted that time. Clearly the 'console gamers' in the article have not gotten off the couch to look in a mirror lately... Oh and I'm sure that article was written on a 360 right? Thanks, but until consoles are much more multi-function devices and less Commodore, they haven't gone from toys to tools. But here we sit, in the middle of the longest running flame war in the history of consoles, oh wait...

Also, way to quote prices on far and away the most expensive components available, the sort of products that the typically-frugal PC gamer would ridicule for it's poor price/performance. But it's ok, console gamers know better than we do.
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I didn't see one valid argument in there (but maybe that's because I'm a pc gamer)
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Quote:
PC gamers don't really care about gameplay. They’re more interested in teasing a few extra frames per second out of their ridiculously overpriced ‘gaming rig.’ When you spend more time fiddling around in BIOS than actually playing, it's time to face facts: you're no longer a gamer.
Haha.
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