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Because a PC can do so much more than a console.

Nuff said.
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If you didn't notice by now game developer knows they will make more money on console then pc because of the piracy on pc, there for developer makes exclusive game title for console compare to pc games, Console game just have far greater selection games to choose from.

Most of games on pc basically are ported from console now days beside few games.
I prefer both pc and console depending on the type of game you play Sports,racing third person,adventure games I prefer them on console.

I prefer First person shooter games on pc because with mouse and keyboard feels right for some reason and pc games tend to be lot cheaper then console games service like steam always have epic deal on games.
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post #13 of 225
console games are expensive. i have over 50 games on steam and spend a little over 100. you could easily spend over the price of your rig depending how many games you play on a console. Other then that i see why people want to play consoles over pc. If you have a bunch of mates over and play fifa or something, ect. If not you should be playing pc.
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I used to be a console gamer, i went from ps2 to xbox 360 once my 360 died i went and got a pc because i knew i could do alot stuff on it, instead of gettin my 360 fixed. So from there on i started playing diablo 2 again (used to play it when i was around 16-17) enjoyed it again went out got css couldnt shoot anything for crap, i enjoyed it not a great game to look at but it was fun because there was alot of game modes. i upgraded to a new pc last yr and i cant stand playing on consoles now controllers feel restrictive, cheap mics ect + nearly everyone on xbox ps2 (and im sure on ps3) sound like bratty little kids, once u get used to a mouse and keyboard u cant go back to a controller. I even went out brought another xbox fixed it and started playin games their last year 1 week i was over it and sold it
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For me consoles have literally nothing going for them. This was my attitude back in 2005-2006. I cant stand playing a 360 or PS3 for more than 5mins without being bored out of my mind. PC is an all in 1 entertainment system, games, emulators, vid editing, movies, surround sound, tv, internet, Multiply huge monitors is a god send, gaming & movies/internet at same time etc.
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Games are almost double the price on consoles, so in the long run PCs end up being a more affordable option. Not to mention how grossly overpriced simple accessories can be on consoles e.g. wireless receiver £50. It'd cost a tenner for a wireless receiver for your pc.
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All very good points, keep em comin
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If your building a pc to price check against a console, remember the pc only needs to max out the game on a resolution of 720p
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Quote:
Why would a consumer choose that over
Why would a customer choose a Ferrari over a Ford? They both get you where you're going. One's a helluva lot faster and prettier though (and costs more)

-also..after shooting people with a mouse for so long, trying to do so with a controller feels like trying to play a guitar wearing boxing gloves.
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post #20 of 225
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheReaperWaits View Post
Games are not the only thing people use their PC's for...
Exactly. Just about everyone already has a PC nowadays anyway. Take that $300 you would spend on a console and put it into a new GPU for the PC they already have, and the PC is no longer looking too expensive.
    
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