120°
Submitted by shepardbeast 711d ago | opinion piece

The Computer Gaming Evolution

With the next generation of consoles on the way, we are being promised new ways to be able to connect with others and more options when playing games, such as the built in share button in the PlayStation 4’s controller and the option to play games while they’re downloading. As gamers, we have to ask ourselves do consoles still provide an easier experience than computer gaming or does the flexibility and adaptive nature of computers ultimately make that experience superior? (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

ziggurcat  +   711d ago
of course consoles provide an easier experience...

for one, you don't have to fuss around with hardware/software compatibility, and it's not nearly as expensive/time consuming as building your own gaming PC. and let's be honest - no PC elitist would settle for bottom-of-the-barrel components.
#1 (Edited 711d ago ) | Agree(2) | Disagree(2) | Report | Reply
Zha1tan  +   711d ago
And that is why you have sensible PC users who buy based on price/performance ratio.

And I have done the math behind it and long term with PC I ended up saving money due to the cheaper games, steam sales, games generally having a longer life span, not having to replace broken down consoles, pay for online (on xbox obviously).

It's initial cost is high but it becomes cheaper long term so long as you are a smart spender and not won over by shiny overpriced branded products *cough* Razer *cough*

Easy is defined by your technical knowledge as well because I found setting up a PC a breeze and I have never had a problem I could not fix nor have I had problems with games.

Consoles are more simple but there is no real need to compare, just enjoy what you have got first and foremost....or be greedy and buy them all like I did :D
gazgriff2k12  +   711d ago
its no were near a tie i play both console and pc and even though consoles are not problem free its still day and night compared to pc plug and play. when have you ever purchased a console game and not been able to play it for example
blackyeti  +   711d ago
Computers dont evolve, they just get stronger. Now console on the other hand.. Oh shit look! They're evolving now!! OMG OMG OMG
CaulkSlap  +   711d ago
Well I'm just glad the last 5 years of consoles holding back game development will take a leap forward. PC games have had superior graphical fidelity all along but the core games are still designed to run on 2005 hardware with 512mb ram.
dcbronco  +   710d ago
I'm so tired of hearing that consoles are holding back PC gaming. Developers will make games where there is money to be made. If they made money pushing graphics as far as they could go on PC they would do it. But they don't because the money made on consoles is too good to pass up. If PC gamers really want developers to push the over-priced hardware they need to demand that they do it. There are plenty of PC exclusives, Push those to the limits.
Lone_Man  +   710d ago
console is a "console" and PC is a "PC" thats y they have different names...
#5 (Edited 710d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
40°

16 Best PlayStation Games Of The Decade (So Far)

52m ago - It’s pretty staggering to think how far Sony have come in the last five years, especially if you... | PSP
20°

EGX 2015 Ticket Sale Date Revealed

53m ago - Gamer Network have today revealed that tickets for EGX 2015 at the NEC in Birmingham will go on s... | Industry
30°

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Collectables Guides Episode 1

53m ago - Adam from NoobFeed shows you where to find all those hidden items in Resident Evil: Revelations 2... | PC
20°

Give Colour a Break With the new Monochromatic Humble Bundle

54m ago - The Gamer Headlines wrote: Prepare to look at games in a different lens because for the next week... | PC
Ad

Do You Suffer From Open World Fatigue?

Now - The open-world format has become prevalent, is it too much? | Promoted post
20°

Pro Pinball Timeshock! Review | Entertainium

54m ago - "Pro Pinball: Timeshock! is okay. Originally a Kickstarter campaign, Timeshock attempts to revita... | iPhone