Has Cliffy B Gone crazy or is he just speaking his mind about some things that we all are thinking? In the latest RealGamerNewz podcast we go through such topics as PC, Next gen, give a full review of Crysis 3 and more.
How is it that "convenience" and "ease of use" are foreign and unknown terms to PC gamers? How impossible is it to understand that game publishers in order to get more sales pander to the general consumer who neither owns a high-end PC or wants to deal with upgrading or getting a whole new system just to play on game? Yes, PC are and will be more powerful than consoles, but games sell more on consoles than PCs. They sell more on tables and phones. What is this delusion that *EVERYONE* will suddenly be into PC gaming overnight if "X" thing happens or "X" title comes out?
If anything since the introduction of Steam, PC gaming has become very streamlined. Steams made PC gaming into a very console like experience. Personally for me darn convenient having all my games installed and patched up automatically. All it takes is a Click install and play, no need switching or maintaining disks. Hell previously id end up having scratched disks etc. With over 200 games on Steam and a new gen upon us, there isnt a worry in the world for me on what happens to all my games. Everything will just work the next time i upgrade, no concerns over losing BC for the games i paid so much. Both platforms PC or Console offer their advantages. For me PC just is more convenient.
Same here. I look to my shelf next to me and looked in nostalgia at those DVD boxes. Max Payne 3 was the last retail boxed game that I ordered. On my Firefox bookmark toolbar, there's the little bookmark for the retail shop where I used to order my games from. I've only visited the site every now and then only to see if any new gaming peripherals has arrived. Just like gaming magazines, I prefer the digital/downloadable version of games now. It's thrilling to hold something physical such as an actual magazine or a boxed game but space will eventually become an issue. Another advantage of Steam is the ability to backup a fully patched game. With a retail game you need to re-patch the game all over again if you suddenly wanted to play it again months later. For example, I have two versions of Darksiders DVDs. One is the retail DVD while the other is the burned backup fully patched version. Obviously I would prefer to restore the backup version since I can play it immediately.
true all your games will run on your system with you current specs which is great but what happens when you cant play game cause you need an upgrade? thats why i like about consoles any game made for the system that i put into is guaranteed to play. On pc this isnt the case and in other times you may need to tweak settings just to get the game to run
@trenso1 What happens when a game like Skyrim, BF3, COD, Fallout, farcry 3 lags on your console? Stop pretending everything runs great on console, cause it doesnt and in situations when it doesnt run well there is nothing you can do about it. At least on PC people can tweak it down and make the game playable. Now if you are going to say having options is a bad thing, then i feel sorry for you. Most games are designed with consoles as the lowest denominator. Since console tech is so old, any mid range PC from 2-3 years back still plays most games maxed out, so there goes the upgrade myth. You only need to upgrade maybe 2-3 years, that too if you absolutely want the best settings like SSAO, Tessellation etc which is way beyond console settings anyways.
Tablet games like angry birds (sold 100 Million copies)sell moe than console games. What is this delusion that *EVERYONE* will suddenly be into Console gaming? Just sayin now some devs are leaving for mobile gaming and saying tablets are the future. lol Sometimes I feel Microsoft want to leave.
What's your point: this is a post-console era. As far as the general consumer is concerned tablets and phones, games such as Angry Birds, have supplanted them in terms of accessibility just as the Atari 2600 first made gaming popular because PCs were way too expensive and complex.
hahah nice guys, great talk.
PC'S are gangster.
Cliffy B And Jabba The Hutt Sterling biggest D-Bags in the industry.
Dont forget David Jaffe and Peter Molyneux - those two need to be sent to Mars so they can bore each other to death.
Molyneux's just delusional. Jaffe is just a normal guy. Neither are on the same level as Cliffy B or Sterling.
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