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The only genre that I couldn't see working on the current gen console is RTS, but all the other games could work on consoles. .
I personally think that playing an RTS on the Kinect would be freaking awsome, would be the only way to make an RTS on a console compete with PC, and have alot of fun doing it, and get a bit of a workout.
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post #72 of 126
12 ways how these articles really don't help the situation.

Please quit with this console vs PC crap.
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I personally think that playing an RTS on the Kinect would be freaking awsome, would be the only way to make an RTS on a console compete with PC, and have alot of fun doing it, and get a bit of a workout.
http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/console/
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the great divide

“my platform's better than your platform.” “halo's better than half-life.” “playstation? More like...,” well, we'll let you fill in the blank on that one. Point is, these highly targeted, marketing-enhanced platform boundaries de-emphasize the most important part of our hobby: The games. So instead of appreciating the combination of blood, sweat, and tears that's been wrung from the past three years of some poor developer's life, we argue over which platform's “the winner.” we call each other names. We climb up on our soapboxes to rant about, well, different boxes. But really, why does it even matter? Simple: It doesn't. Believe it or not, this hobby's about having fun – not raining on other people's parades. Let's not lose sight of that fact.
<3
Edited by Lifeshield - 4/1/11 at 10:40am
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One big way in which consoles are hurting PC gaming is by holding back progress. The current generation of consoles has been around too long and the extra slow movement to the next generation is holding back progress on DX10/DX11 games and graphics in general. By the time the next generation of consoles start popping up we will probably already have Windows 8 and DX12 but only a handful of games thanks to consoles not catching up quick enough.
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This is why I support PC only companies. Tripwire and others FTW!
    
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I long for the day that games are made for pc and then ported to consoles. I understand having exclusive games but seriously, Don't make a game playability exclusive as well.
Keep longing. Porting a game from PC to consoles is an expensive process. And developers care about money, because it keeps them in business.

That is why games are instead developed for multiple platforms at once, which is why PC gamers are left with games that are using 5-year old tech.
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we need Llano and Sandy bridge out to replace all the crappy integrated graphics in the world. Then we can have cheap pcs that can play games decently enough.

most of the intel gpus are such crap that people bought consoles since they cannot run crysis on intel gpus.
     
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http://replay.waybackmachine.org/200...?query=Toshiba

Did they pay movie studios? most definitely. HD-DVD had a good bit going for it, it was cheaper for instance probably why porn studios were using it.

It's still not doing that well then again neither are dvds.
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Toshiba's unconditional surrender leaves the spoils to Sony, maker of the rival Blu-ray disc player - a technologically superior format that had the backing of virtually all the major movie studies and retailers.
It is a good job that BR won then, no?

You think maybe that Tosh' didn't also tried to negotiate royalties/perks/kickback et al? Again, from your own link:
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By signing exclusive deals with more studios and content providers than Toshiba, Sony was able to squeeze its competitor to the sidelines. Warner's defection to Blu-ray was the fatal blow
The better format won, and the biggest factor was porn "a better format". The polar opposite result of the previous format-war (beta'/vhs).


OT I get bored by these who is killing who articles... they are never subjective and are often stupidly biased.

I play games on PC, PS3 and XBox360 and enjoy all of them.

Ultimately the fault is with the consumer; we dictate which way the penny falls. imho
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Keep longing. Porting a game from PC to consoles is an expensive process. And developers care about money, because it keeps them in business.

That is why games are instead developed for multiple platforms at once, which is why PC gamers are left with games that are using 5-year old tech.
really, cause lots of games are still being made that are PC only. And they still make plenty of money.

Why is trip wire interactive making red orchestra 2 for the PC only, why is cd project making the witcher 2 for PC only, when the witcher was for pc and xbox.

The reason is because those developers have a vision for their game, and it cannot be created on a console.

If you are some monkey working for Activision, you are nothing but a slave making what Activision wants. Seems to me like thats what you might be. All activision, ea, and other big publishers care about is money. The independent developers, and there are still tons, are the people who are creating new and interesting games. Pushing the genre forward.

If developing for consoles is just so much easier than PC, then why was blops about as epic fail as it can get on the PC. Why was new vegas buggy as hell.

You sit here and ride around on your horse talking about things, you claim to be true, when the simple fact is. They arent, you are posting a mere opinion the same as the rest of us. Go blow your "IMMA DEVELOPER" line out to sea, cause it aint floating.
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