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Probably the worst port i've ever played was saints row 2. It looked like crap, i couldn't max it, and it was impossible to play with a keyboard and mouse.
So I'm not the only one that has had Crysis level system rape with PS1 level graphics to say for it...makes me wonder what platform Yahtzee played it on because he absolutely adored it.
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One thing I would like to learn is. Does a port consist of multiple ports. Does a company make the game say for the weakest console, xbox 360 then port it over to ps3 and pc. I think console ports in themselves are not bad, I think not optimizing for the platform is bad. I am not the biggest fan of valve games but at least they are honest. You might not be buying the greatest game ever, but you will have a well designed game that plays smoothly and you can play for what seems like years. Also how can you mess up a puzzle game? Seriously, portal 2 could be an iOS game ported over and over and if the controls were good no one would care. Seriously I'm OP and I know this is a troll post. It worked. Great input on the subject. There's a thought portal on iPad. A match made in (insert divine location here).
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So I'm not the only one that has had Crysis level system rape with PS1 level graphics to say for it...makes me wonder what platform Yahtzee played it on because he absolutely adored it.
I'm guessing it wasn't PC.
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I'm guessing it wasn't PC.
Does Yahtzee review any games on PC? He's more of a console guy.
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Does Yahtzee review any games on PC? He's more of a console guy.
He reviews some on a PC i think. Obviously the PC exclusive titles he has to. When he reviewed crysis he made reference to "super high-tech gaming PC that resembled the monolith from 2001"
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He reviews some on a PC i think. Obviously the PC exclusive titles he has to. When he reviewed crysis he made reference to "super high-tech gaming PC that resembled the monolith from 2001"
Lol... Oh yeah... that was the one you had to sell your soul to buy
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Does Yahtzee review any games on PC? He's more of a console guy.
He's got every platform, likely paid for by The Escapist, so he doesn't end up with a game to review and no way to play it.


I'm not 100% certain, but I think when he reviews a multi-platform title he uses box-art from that platform when necessary. Then again the reason I'm not certain is that sometimes this contradicts, when he did Kane and Lynch 2 he used the PC box art but animated himself playing with a controller in front of a TV as opposed to as his desk like he does with PC exclusive titles.
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Are you kidding? Valve IS a PC company. Their biggest project, Steam, is PC/Mac exclusive... Just because they're talking with Sony about extra features on the PSFail3 doesn't mean "ZOMG CONSOLE PORT EVERYONE RUN." People say console port around here too much -__- It needs to be put into the censor list
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Are you kidding? Valve IS a PC company. Their biggest project, Steam, is PC/Mac exclusive... Just because they're talking with Sony about extra features on the PSFail3 doesn't mean "ZOMG CONSOLE PORT EVERYONE RUN." People say console port around here too much -__- It needs to be put into the censor list
The massive amounts of console port problems really only started happening with Crysis 2. There have been complaints about the COD series as well...and look at how GREAT MW2 and BO turned out.

Sorry, but when the PC Gaming community (which is mostly what OCN is) gets flat out LIED TO by a game developer, I think we have the right to voice our opinion.
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Btw TestECull, I'm loving the Yahtzee quote in your sig... Darskiders review?
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