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Halo : They Ruined It.
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Originally Posted by dragonxwas View Post
Halo : They Ruined It.
You didn't read the previous post did you?
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Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
And I don't see how people can list Halo, seeing as how the console version was released first and then it was later ported to the PC. Doesn't mean console ruined it.
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Wait how was Halo ruined by the console? It was never intended for PC until much much much later.
I think the reference is to the fact that Bungie originally started making Halo as a PC (Mac, specifically) game until Microsoft came in, took it, and wanted it for their then new foray into the console market with the Xbox.
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The game that consoles ruined was Command and Conquer.
You could argue for EA as causing it, but not consoles. I don't see anything in it that says "console". It played much worse on consoles too. It was the other way around. It was a PC game trying to be ported to the console and it didn't work since RTS games need a keyboard/mouse (I heard it did okay for being RTS on a controller though). I also liked Tiberium Wars perhaps as one of the better Command & Conquer titles (and surely EA's best, the fourth was indeed terrible if you were referring to that).
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Mafia was one of my favorite games for years, Mafia 2 was good, but ionno, it just doesnt feel the same.
I played and liked Mafia II, but yeah, some "dumbed down" things are there. I didn't really mind the cover system, but that, the regenerating health, and low textures bothered me. It was still a good game, and I've considered trying the first.
Edited by Princess Garnet - 4/4/11 at 12:17am
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I'm going to go with unreal tournament. I remember UT2004 being so fun but UT3 was just......meh
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[QUOTE=t3lancer2006;12978392]Dragon Age was a console game to begin with, don't know how it was ruined.

Dragon age was a PC game, which was ported to consoles, but had clunky controls on them. Dragon age 2 decided to make the controls better for consoles, meanwhile really screwing them up for us PC gamers.
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post
I think the reference is to the fact that Bungie originally started making Halo as a PC (Mac, specifically) game until Microsoft came in, took it, and wanted it for their then new foray into the console market with the Xbox.
At that time, Bungie was still making Halo a RTS game, before MS decided to make it a console FPS...

EDIT: did a bit more research and I think I am wrong. It was already a shooter by the time of macworld 1999, when Bungie was still in Chicago.
Edited by ablearcher - 4/4/11 at 9:14am
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You could argue for EA as causing it, but not consoles. I don't see anything in it that says "console". It played much worse on consoles too. It was the other way around. It was a PC game trying to be ported to the console and it didn't work since RTS games need a keyboard/mouse (I heard it did okay for being RTS on a controller though). I also liked Tiberium Wars perhaps as one of the better Command & Conquer titles (and surely EA's best, the fourth was indeed terrible if you were referring to that).
I'm talking about the latest game in the series. I enjoyed Tiberium Wars.

I still don't know how Crysis 2 was ruined, as its much better than the first (which I hold in high regards).

Edit: Also, Bad Company 2 wasn't ruined because it started out on the consoles. The game also has awesome performance, as I'm able to use 8xMSAA while running the game. What other game is that well optimized?
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Dragon Age is the biggie I think.
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My opinion = none

Without certain crappy console releases the gaming industry would not make enough money to fund the better PC games. Plus I thing the issue is more often not the game itself but the bad porting like with gta iv
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