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console gaming is way better
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Im so glad he mentioned save anywhere. I really miss this feature.
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Im so glad he mentioned save anywhere. I really miss this feature.
Ehhhhhh. I mean Im no fan of checkpoints and stuff but saving anywhere isnt too great either.
I will always be a fan of save points, especially limited ones a la Resident Evil.
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Ehhhhhh. I mean Im no fan of checkpoints and stuff but saving anywhere isnt too great either.
I will always be a fan of save points, especially limited ones a la Resident Evil.
Not me. I dont want to redo something that has alreadybeen done. Especially if I have to recollect stuff.
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Which of those upcoming major title PC games are exclusive?
PC will always be the best, but you don't need a high end PC anymore to enjoy the game the same, Crysis 2 has ended the need to have the fastest PC you can afford. Many of the games are being made with consoles in mind, mid-range PC or iMac can do the job now.

As for people online, I never use a mic, PC or console so people's voices doesn't affect me.
The in-game chat feature is sufficient. Don't know what you mean by cream of the crop, there are bastards everywhere.

Just saying that I don't need my current PC to enjoy todays PC games.
Meh, I'm not bothered by exclusivity anymore. It's up to the developer to bring a good experience that does the respective platform justice. From what I've heard, Bad Company 2 is a console port, yet if someone hadn't specifically told me that, I never would've guessed it; graphics are fantastic, and actually pushed further on the PC; controls aren't screwed up; etc. I hate beating the dead horse, but Crysis 2 screams console port to me, as a counter-example.

Battlefield 3 is coming along, easily my most anticipated title of 2010, and bringing bleeding edge tech to the PC, while still bringing an awesome experience to the consoles. I find that to be an example of proper development.

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Ehhhhhh. I mean Im no fan of checkpoints and stuff but saving anywhere isnt too great either.
I will always be a fan of save points, especially limited ones a la Resident Evil.
I couldn't give up manual saves... as an example, Crysis/Warhead were fine, but Crysis 2 pissed me off at quite a few points in which I was tossed back a solid chunk of gameplay behind after dying.
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Meh, I'm not bothered by exclusivity anymore. It's up to the developer to bring a good experience that does the respective platform justice. From what I've heard, Bad Company 2 is a console port, yet if someone hadn't specifically told me that, I never would've guessed it; graphics are fantastic, and actually pushed further on the PC; controls aren't screwed up; etc. I hate beating the dead horse, but Crysis 2 screams console port to me, as a counter-example.

Battlefield 3 is coming along, easily my most anticipated title of 2011, and bringing bleeding edge tech to the PC, while still bringing an awesome experience to the consoles. I find that to be an example of proper development.


I couldn't give up manual saves... as an example, Crysis/Warhead were fine, but Crysis 2 pissed me off at quite a few points in which I was tossed back a solid chunk of gameplay behind after dying.
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I agree with everything you said. We just have to know that a good percentage multiplatform PC titles are consolized in a way, the SP has to play the same way on the PC/PS3/360, that's what affected Crysis 2 and all the other games. We can't avoid it as PC gamers, even the BF3 story will be consolized a bit. DICE wants to use the CoD style of storytelling/gameplay with a DICE spin to it, but the multiplayer will be full PC spec which the majority of PC gamers care about.

PC controls and features goes a long way in providing a genuine PC experience, unfortunately some devs are taking that away with each multiplatform release.
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That's the whole point of the article. The existence of console gaming shapes the conception and production process of PC gaming, in essence ruining everything.
Consoles aren't ruining the PC gaming experience at all. Personally I think that console games are just as much fun, mainly due to how easy it is to add a second controller and have a friend tag along.

The multiplayer experience is 10x as fun and 10x easier to deal with. Especially with local games. With a lan party, you can have two consoles and have a 4v4 match in whatever game you care to have. With PC gaming each person needs a computer, copy of said game, and so-forth. The cost of PC gaming is every bit as expensive as Console gaming.

The ONLY reason I'll say that console gaming has officially hit rock bottom is when they port WoW to the PS3 and Xbox 360. XD
     
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