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Submitted by arianabiscuit 409d ago | article

Why Haven't You Joined The PC Gaming Master Race Yet?

Look on, you bleary-eyed console peasants, and witness the gospel truth being unveiled before you. Now is the time of the PC Gaming Master Race.
And why are you not falling to your knees? (PC)

pedrof93  +   409d ago
Valve CEO is like the biggest walking gaming stereotype ever.

I'm sorry though I respect the guy.
xHeavYx  +   409d ago
I'd rather play TLOU, thanks though
ravinash  +   409d ago
PC & console...problem solved.
RankFTW  +   409d ago
Oh damn since I have a PC that means I have to sell my console, why did nobody tell me!
decrypt  +   409d ago
"I'd rather play TLOU, thanks though"

You can only play 8 hour games so much.
xHeavYx  +   409d ago
@decrypt
I forgot about the fact that all PC games can be played forever /s
BTW the last of us took me 13 hours in normal, plus 2nd or 3rd runs and MP, good try though
LoveOfTheGame  +   409d ago
^^^
Haha, 13 hours on normal? Your probably the same guy on there who gets 2 downs and 8 deaths in multiplayer.

Game is great but, it's not that long.
xHeavYx  +   409d ago
@LoveOfTheGame
I'm so perplexed by your poor troll attempt response, that I'll just leave a link from IGN saying how long the game lasts.
http://www.ign.com/articles...
guitarded77  +   409d ago
@ LoveOfTheGame

It's "You're". <- You + are = You're.

I'm with ravinash - own them all or STFU and play what you got.
LoveOfTheGame  +   409d ago
@guitarded
First, I get annoyed when people make that spelling mistake so thanks for correcting me.

Second, I have all the current consoles minus a Wii U. Edit: also have gaming PC

@Heavy
I don't care what they say at IGN, the game takes less than 10 hours to beat.

@below
I think it's (slightly) overrated too, but it's still one of the best games this generation, and arguably the best game on PS3
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oIITSBIIo  +   409d ago
TLOU is another over rated shit.
xHeavYx  +   409d ago
@LoveOfTheGame
Whatever you say dude, you already show your ignorance

"I think it's (slightly) overrated too, but it's still one of the best games this generation, and arguably the best game on PS3"

So, according to your perfect logic, you call it the best game on PS3 and also call it overrated?
hellvaguy  +   409d ago
If u spell it "yur" u cover all possible contractions in the one slang spelling. Do it now, k go.
LoveOfTheGame  +   409d ago
@Heavy
I fail to see where that logic fails.

Overrated means it is considered better than what it actually is. Too many people give it 10/10 and it's not that good but easily still in the 9s.

Michael Jordan can be argued as the best basketball player ever but he is still not perfect.
kingduqc  +   409d ago
You mean you rather watch TLOU cause frankly the only thing that set this games apart from a generic bad tps is the cut scean. If you disagree with me go put a few more ladders in place and one day you will understand how bland gameplay actually is.
papashango  +   408d ago
actually almost all PS3 exclusives are single playthroughs that need to be traded in after.

I used to have a ps3. You just can't play Heavy Rain, GOW3, and Uncharted again after you beat it.

This is the glaring issue with story driven games. This is why modding exists on the pc side. Oh you beat fallout? Try this mod where you get next to no ammo and have to drink & eat every so often or you'll die.
skept3k  +   409d ago
Oh Gabe... He needs to stop swimming in his money and develop some damn games. What the hell has Valve been doing?!
wishingW3L  +   409d ago
Because of Uncharted, The Last of Us, Yakuza, Marvel vs Capcom 3, Valkyria Chronicles, etc. Because my friends are not on the PC. Because PC can be hooked to an HDTV but you still need keyboard and mouse. Because PC towers are huge and I don't have that kind of space under my TV. Because PC games are not as optimized as console games so you always run into issues where you need to be constantly checking on the latest drivers from Nvidia, AMD, etc. Because PC is mostly digital and I like to own my games. Because PC gaming is not a cheap as people make it out to be, it's only cheap when you're savvy enough and know when to buy parts at a bargain, otherwise is much more expensive than a PS4.
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bjmartynhak  +   409d ago
PCs like to crash. The thing with drivers really suck. A PC far from the TV is lifeless IMO.
hellvaguy  +   409d ago
Yur pc isnt bolted to the floor. U could always move it closer to the tv or buy a longer hdmi cord. These are advanced trouble shooting techniques and shud only be attempted by a professional. /s
papashango  +   408d ago
There's also the issue with consoles now where game saves like to go corrupt. At least on the PC you can back them up easy.

There's also that issue where DLC isn't held back because the hardware can't run it.

Just sayin.
decrypt  +   409d ago
1. Uncharted, Last of us, Yakuza, Marvel Vs capcom dont exist on the PS4.

2. You dont need a Mouse keyboard when playing with a PC on TV, you can use a controller, Steam big picture mode says hi.

3. You can make an HTPC just the size of a console. Large tower cased PCs are extreme machines.

4. If PC games are not so optimized, same argument can be made for console. Check out Skyrim (still not fixed on PS3), BF3 (Input lag PS3), COD (FPS issues PS3), Mafia 2 (missing foilage PS3). List goes on, its not like PC is the only one badly optimized consoles have their fair share too. When it happens on console you cant do anything about it either, since you dont have a community who can role out patches before the developer do, you cant upgrade the console hardware either. You just stuck when something goes wrong.

5. Checking for drivers on PC is an option, you do it when you want to or when a game gives you issues. On console you cant play without a firmware upgrade, you are locked to it. Wanna play when a firmware update comes tough, you gotta install it first.

6. Well being digital isnt bad, I have over 150 games in Steam. I can carry on playing them even when a next gen arrives on the same machine or even should i decide to upgrade my machine. Can you play your ps3 games on the PS4? no you cant, you will need to keep multiple boxes just to play older games. Even then if the older box fails you need to go out buy it again. Maintaining multiple machines is costly and takes up space.

7. Check Steam & greenman gaming discounts PC gaming is def cheaper. Sure it costs few hundred more to build a PC, but then online is free and really that little extra spent also ensure BC. Refer to point 6.
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cpayne93  +   409d ago
The framerate trouble on skyrim on ps3 is almost non existant, as is the input lag on bf3. Both problems have been patched out. In the end pc gaming is still more of a hassle, you run into more problems then you do on console, but for some people its worth it for the benefits. I don't really feel too inclined to get a pc though, since there aren't many exclusives that interest me. No need to spend a bunch of money for enhanced ports.
LeoDDestroyer  +   409d ago
Even with steam big picture mode not ever game is controller compatible. You can always download game pad software tool make it work but it never good enough imo, there always a flaw in it.
Cuthbo  +   409d ago
You bring up good points though you dont 'HAVE' to use mouse and keyboard. Most games you can plug in a controller and use it just fine. I play on a gaming rig PS3 and xbox 360, excited for next gen games to increase the graphics and better game engines finally.
jeffgoldwin  +   408d ago
About every pc game made in last 6-8 years has controller support. Unless its a genre like mmo where it isn't feasible to use one.

Steam even has a nice feature where they display an icon of a controller next to the game prior to the purchase to let you know its compatible.
wishingW3L  +   409d ago
this is not even the final form. I bet that if you think a little harder you can still find many more legit complaints about why the PC is not the perfect gaming machine. Gaming on consoles is not just cons, it has its pros too.
negative  +   409d ago
PC GAMING LOL!!!
ps3_pwns  +   409d ago
pc doesn't have jrpgs or Nintendo games or sony excluives. it does have all xbox games so I don't see why some pc gamers are stupid enough to get an pc and xbox its like dude they have the same games get pc/ps3/ wii u that's the only combo that makes sense lol.

that's why I think a lot of pc gamers are dumb. get a pc then get a xbox with the same games but you have to pay for the crap online. if pc was the master race they would know not to support MS at all.
negative  +   409d ago
Plus sports games on the PC suck ass, if they even develop them anymore.

I can see supporting MS though - seeing as most PC gaming rigs run on a Windows platform. Combine that with the sports game point I made (I'm sure there are others too) and there are reasons a PC gamer would have a Xbox too.
hellvaguy  +   409d ago
You can very easily get emulators to play thousands of last gen nintendo or sony games for free on pc or android. Havent heard of many peeps using for ps3, wiiu, or 360, but im sure there out there too.
s45gr32  +   409d ago
I am not sure about PC gamers getting a xbox. That's debatable, but there are Jrpgs like the YS franchise, recetar, fortune summoners, evoland, etc. What do you mean by Nintendo games if it's the exclusives well ever heard of the dolphin emulator. Is an emulator that let's you play wii games, gamecube games, etc. on the pc. Yeah I agree there is no Sony exclusives on the PC ; however, look at all these wonderful survival horror games both modern and retro like amnesia dark descent, lone survivor, home, lucius, slender, etc. Look at these Japanese games like cave story, Satazius, sinus mora, cherry tree high comedy club, every day shooter, la Mulana, bloom freesia, street fighter 4, tekken vs street fighter. Not to mention Japanese mmos like rusty hearts, final fantasy 11 and 14, planetside franchise, spiral knights. So that's a part of PC gaming.
cunnilumpkin  +   409d ago
pc can EMULATE every Nintendo game ever made(aside from wii u), all ps2, ps1, genesis etc. game ever freaking created and run it better and at higher resolutions that any console can or ever will

face it

consoles only purpose is for their exclusives, of which there are becoming less and less and eventually they all end up on pc via emulation.
yes even the highly over rated last of us and uncharted 3 will all be on pc in WAY better resolutions and image quality than the ps3 or ps4 could ever display them in

a pc will ALWAYS do a better job of playing every game as long as you have the hardware

better frame rate, better textures, better anti aliasing, better effects, mods, backwards compatibility going back 30 years, free to play, mmo, rts, community made games

and to all the console only, uninformed masses

consoles are WAY more expensive than pc

ps4=$400
psn plus for 8 years of console life=$400
$15 extra per game average 100 games over the course of consoles life=$1500

$2300 for ps4's inferior to pc graphics, no mods, and no backwards compat

yeah....

PASS

I'll grab a ps4 when its $200 on a black Friday sale some year, comes with five games and a year of plus
BabyTownFrolics  +   409d ago
I just want to game, I sit in front of a computer all day at work, and all I want to do is come home press a button and play.
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hellvaguy  +   409d ago
Same amount of buttons are coincidentally pushed to open steam or start a disc on a console. Pc gaming from over a decade ago perceptions and outdated stereotypes still persist I guess.
s45gr32  +   409d ago
You can either hook up a gaming rig to your tele or build a home theater gaming computer . These are the size of a vcr, think of the shuttle box. This box alone can get an Intel i7 processor plus a Nvidia gtx 580. There are PC games with split screen multi player like trine franchise.
NihonjinChick  +   409d ago
Too many good exclusives on consoles.
ps3_pwns  +   409d ago
yep and any good pc exclusives come to consoles and even more pc games will come to consoles as well with the next gen ps4.
hellvaguy  +   409d ago
Few good mmos end up going to consoles. But I see what u mean alot of games are cross platform.
s45gr32  +   409d ago
Not so sure about that only PC games that can be simplified for consoles. The total war franchise, Arma franchise, Among the sleep, Enola, Constantine, Asylum, Hawken, Mech Warrior online, Distance, etc are not coming to consoles. I understand warframe coming to consoles is because is an online action game but a game like dear Esther or to the moon are very unlikely to come to consoles. Games like the Arma franchise or total war are unlikely to come to consoles due to its complexity and down to every single little detail which also includes prison architect. Now those games that do come to consoles are the simplified versions of say PC games.
ginsunuva  +   409d ago
Well did you know that it's not illegal to own both a PC and a console?
ps3_pwns  +   407d ago
it is If the console you have with it is an xbox one. pc has every xbox eexclusive you shouldn't be playing a console that has the same gams as your pc and pay online as well if you have a pc. pc and an xbox is redundant and doesn't make sense to own the xbox with it. pay thousands of dollars because of peer pressure when your pc already has the xbox games is pretty fail.
PurpHerbison  +   409d ago
Why do console fans bash PC fans yet welcome gimpy versions of superior PC games to be ported and then proceed to act like it's the next coming of Christ.
You still get the sh*t end of the stick....
cemelc  +   408d ago
Lol the nerve on this comment, console gamers never bash pc, they know pc is superior, is the pc crowd who cant let go of the subject.

We console gamers play for whatever reason on our machine of choice and that just seems to piss pc gamers for some reason, we like it move on.

Youre not convincing anyone anytime soon.
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TekoIie  +   409d ago
I love PC gaming and if you want one system for it all (minus the obvious stuff) its great! Comes with its fair share of problems though. I remember upgrading to windows 7 and having to figure out how to get ME1+2 to work again :/
Firan  +   409d ago
I don't get PC elitists who only play on PC and claim it's the best gaming platform ever. I've always played on Sony/Nintendo consoles and PC. They are all equivalent for me.
Mr Tretton  +   409d ago
You'd make a great politician.
Firan  +   409d ago
At least then I would get paid for voicing my opinion.
s45gr32  +   409d ago
More control of your gaming experience by building your own PC, able to fix say games before the developer fixes them, able to run private servers and play online games were the game developer has shut down the online servers I. e. Halo 2 on PC or Phantasy Star Online, improve or create your own dlc content via mods. Getting multi platform games at bargain prices and at their peak technical, visual, audio performance. Don't forget lots and lots of survival horror games , Jrpgs, Japanese games, Asian mmos, platformers or retro style games, emulators like dolphin emulator, etc. Is just a better gaming experience period
GDDR6_2014  +   409d ago
You like them all equally and divide your Time equally? I don't believe you.

I have consoles too, but PC have always been my preferred platform
Firan  +   409d ago
Then don't. For the last month I've played: Last of Us, Pokemon, Xenoblade, Witcher 2, indies, FFXIV beta (PC). Next week I'll most likely play Civ V and the new Mario & Luigi for 3DS.
Mr_Nuts  +   409d ago
Is there any other developer beside from Valve who still focuses on the PC community and makes amazing games

I mean Valve are good and all but the development times are so long that it's not going to cut it. Plus with them looking into a Steam box, hybrid PC/console, they obviously want in the console business aswell.

You know what I really hate about PC gamers, when your in a group and talking about a game...

"Oh I'm going to get the PC version because it will be way better"

....Yeah, we were talking about consoles in our conversation don't try and turn the conversation to the PC.

I mean the PC is a platform not a console, so why do they have to try and wiggle it into console talk.
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iistuii  +   409d ago
"Oh I'm going to get the PC version because it will be way better" The fact is it will be. Even if its a poor console port your able to whack up the resolution & force AA & vsync making even the worst port look streets ahead.
s45gr32  +   409d ago
Yeah that's true
Str8Chaos74  +   408d ago
"Is there any other developer beside from Valve who still focuses on the PC community and makes amazing games?"

Yes, they are called Cd Project Red.
iistuii  +   409d ago
I enjoyed TLOU, but struggle to play any console games due to the terrible jaggies & everything low res & textureless. I play everything possible on PC, everything looks soooo much better.
cpayne93  +   409d ago
That's... Kind of depressing. I really wouldn't want to get a gaming pc if it makes console games look like crap, especially if we're talking about the last of us.
HappyWithOneBubble  +   409d ago
You need to get your eyes checked. Just saying.
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Bladesfist  +   408d ago
It is true, once you get used to a certain visual quality it is very hard to go back. That just speaks volumes for the last of us as I have played it a lot. Sure it does not look that great as I am a few inches from my monitor but the game is so awesome I forget about it.
ipe  +   409d ago
cause steam in europe is garbage. Prices re joke apart from those yearly sale bundles. Years old games are 15,20 euros(on consoles same games cost less and u own psyhical copy), new releases re 60 euros(on consoles i get games for 45).

Im writing on i5 with 8gigs of ram and i play it like once a week, i use more my ps3(currently tlou) for gaming. Maybe it sounds stupid but last thing i want after 8 hours of work is to sit again for pc.

I dont care for mobas, rts games anymore(dont have time for it, total war etc)not much into mmos.

Best exclusives imo re on consoles, u can cry about it all u want, i dont care, play whatever u want, just stop with constant pc slamming in face.

WE DONT CARE lol
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christian hour  +   409d ago
Why havent I joined yet?

I really want to... and it seems like I've been saving for my maxed out gaming pc since 2005 (when I could legally start working full time :) ), but something always comes along that takes priority over my gaming rig savings. And beleive me I really DO want to join the "master race", mostly because I'd rather play multiplats and pc exclusives on a pc, and reserve my consoles for exclusives.

The thing is, I don't like missing out on gaming experiences. It literally pains me, I have to go to my friends at least once a week to play DayZ and honestly at this stage it feels like I'm using him a bit haha, so having my own PC that was able to play current releases would be nice.

I just don't see why you can't have a console and a pc, or if you only have one, at least admire or take interest in the games that you are unable to play... don't respond with hate stemmed from disappointment or jealousy.

Be a gamer, enjoy the quality experiences developers are delivering whatever way you can, whether you're on PC, console or handheld. And if you're fortunate enough or know how to work towards your goals, enjoy all three in the best way possible ;)

But this is the internet, it runs on hate, and I do NOT want to kill the internet.
Ragthorn  +   408d ago
Man I felt ya, you made me sad there lol. Don't worry, in the end, a PC investment is a real good one, continue saving up man and one day, you will be able to join the Glorious PC Gaming Master Race, and hopefully with its loyal Console Knights.
Donnywho  +   409d ago
You can raise your beliefs into the highest of highs. But know this: Mario is the King.
nosferatuzodd  +   409d ago
I like PC gaming i have the alien ware computer very powerful very fast but i cant get that gaming feeling i would get from a ps3.. god war,journey, echcrhome, flower, all those unique games pixel junk monster or a Nintendo console with game like Zelda metroide super, smash B or a Mario game.. Game suppose to be fun not just graphics its a complete experience some ppl think put a lot of Dynamic Lighting and Shadows of polygons in a game makes it great no matter how good it looks if it's boring and most computer games are i wont play it that's the problems I have with most of these so called pc master race games
JsonHenry  +   409d ago
If you like those types of games you should check out the Steam greenlight/indie collections.

WAY more indie games like Grindea (16bit zelda w/co-op and dynamic real time fighting), UnEpic (metroidvania), Anodyne (think 8-bit Zelda), and a whole lot of games that have never been created before. You don't need a powerful PC to play most of the games either.
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cpayne93  +   409d ago
I think he was actually talking about the 3d nintendo games, not the older ones. You know, like metroid prime and mario galaxy and whatnot.
JsonHenry  +   409d ago
^^ They have a lot of those too.
cpayne93  +   409d ago
Really??? What games are like metroid prime and mario galaxy???
iistuii  +   409d ago
What about the multiformat games like Metro last light or Battlefield 3 with everything running ultra, 1920x1080 or above running a 60fps with lots of AA,Vsync on ? Your not telling me you'd prefer a console version of those surely. Agree some great exclusives on consoles, but if they put them on PC I wouldn't play on a console ever again....
Ragthorn  +   408d ago
I'm sorry once you said Alienware computer, I just stopped.
chrispseuphoria  +   409d ago
I dislike these kind of articles. Both PC and console have their merits. It just depends on what your tastes are. Neither are better than each other.
FortKnight  +   407d ago
You didn't read it, presumably. None of you seemed to have xD
JsonHenry  +   409d ago
I prefer my PC over consoles, sure. But I still play on the consoles. They have a lot to offer too.
Jamiex66  +   409d ago
We all love gaming, can't we just get along
HappyWithOneBubble  +   409d ago
I just can't get into PC gaming. I grew up on consoles and stayed with it because that's what I know.
cpayne93  +   409d ago
I feel kind of similar, my room mate has a gaming pc but i just can't get into it. It just lacks that gaming experience for me. I dunno why.
torchic  +   409d ago
I like living a simple life, that's why. I've always wanted to join in though.

hopefully Steambox will come out the way I think it will come out and then I'll get into PC gaming
evilsooty  +   409d ago
I'm primarily a PC gamer and the only consoles that are in anyway interesting and not just stripped down PCs are by Nintendo. PC for cross-platforms, strategy games and to crank all the dials up to 11; Nintendo for Zelda, Mario, Pikmin and so on.

The best of both worlds!

But I can understand why some people can't be bothered with PCs. I've just finished putting mine back together after the shitty water cooler for the CPU leaked over everything and the PSU blew up :0 All in warranty but, still, a lot of hassle.
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ps3_pwns  +   409d ago
pc gamers actually don't play games at all. they talk on the message boards or end up fapping or something. they usually buy a bunch of games off steam and never play them or finish them. they usually start a game and then just keep adding mods to it everyday and play it to see how the mod works and looks then they say screw it im gonna go to pc forums and talk about the mod instead of playing the game. and talk about upgrading my rig so that I can buy and not play the new game that's coming out a max settings lol.
HappyWithOneBubble  +   409d ago
LOL I agree.
CrustifiedDibbs  +   409d ago
I'm not even sure how to respond to this type of stupidity. I'm pretty sure I lost brain cells after reading that load of shit you typed up.
Ragthorn  +   408d ago
I stopped after "pc gamers actually don't play games at all.", couldn't risk losing my brain cells, so instead I went over and started up Guild Wars 2 lol.
ps3_pwns  +   407d ago
you don't respond to because its the truth so shut up because you have nothing to say.
ChubbyLover  +   409d ago
that picture isnt helping anyone join "da master race"...
LordMe  +   409d ago
No games for me.

I play Japanese games, and fighting games, (BlazBlue being my main) which it doesn't have. It just lacks JPRG's and most Japanese games in general. DMC3 had a horrible port, DMC4 had a great but late port, NG was never there, MGRR MIGHT get there, but BlazBlue still only has Calamity Trigger on PC.

So it just lacks my kind of games on it, I don't like the smugness of the community, I know not everyone is like that, I have met some awesome guys on PC. I do have a gaming PC, but it's just not used for much of anything at all.
skept3k  +   409d ago
PC gaming honestly isn't as expensive as everyone makes it out to be.

You don't have to pay anything for online multiplayer.

Xbox 360 Live 4 years = $240 That could be an upgrade part for your PC in 4 years.

Most games sell cheaper than $60. Steam has so many sales, not to mention other websites as well. You'll save money there too.

The only expensive thing is the first purchase of the actual PC. After that you start saving money in every other category.

That money you save is what you use a few years down the line to buy upgrades if needed.

There are so many more PC exclusive games. I feel safe saying that PC has more exclusives than Xbox and PS put together. They may not be all big AAA large funded games, but there are a lot of games worth playing.
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Ragthorn  +   408d ago
Thank you for that, I hate the assumption that PCs are way too expensive. I agree with everything you said, and pretty much could make someone start investing in a PC. Thank you again sir.
Broburger  +   409d ago
Master race here, but I still use consoles for the exclusive games.
iistuii  +   409d ago
Me too..
CrustifiedDibbs  +   409d ago
I prefer pc, but I am getting ps4 day one and Xbox eventually. I'm not sure why so many on this site feel like people are only allowed to game on one platform and have to hate the rest? Fanboys are Nothing but a bunch of children.....
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Mr Tretton  +   409d ago
It's only people that can afford 1 platform. That's what creates fanboys. Poor people, those that don't manage money well, and teenagers.

Being able to game on whatever platforms you want is true master race.;)
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Bobbo44  +   409d ago
Continually amazed at just how stupid people are. Right now, PS3/Xbox 360 vs. PC is a joke in graphical fidelity. You have to be straight delusional from marketing to not admit that. I imagine half the people arguing that PC graphics aren't as good have never even seen a game running on a decent system.

Don't get me wrong. Consoles serve their own purpose. I have a PS3 and already have a PS4 pre ordered, but to deny just straight obvious things is absolutely absurd. Or arguing against things that you have no knowledge of (why is this so common anymore?) After playing on PC for a while it is damn hard for me to go back to PS3 at this point. The graphics are just so bad. Going from 1080p at 144hz to 720p 30hz sucks.

With next consoles, yes, graphics will be better. But now you're going to start having a lot of the problems PC gamers have. High end graphics are a lot more complex, leading to more software bugs/glitches and what not. You already have to update the PS3 on a fairly routine basis (so how can you argue about drivers? It's the same deal but you have to download it from a website, god forbid you lazy bastards have to do something for yourselves).

I really don't know why people complain about so many issues with PC games. I play tons of games and typically never have issues, unless it's me being nitpicky and wanting something just so (like wanting more anti aliasing). Multi GPU setups have tons of issues. But just running a single gpu setup you rarely ever have to update drivers or anything.

I don't know why people are so defensive about PC gaming. Whenever someone says anything about PC games being better people get all defensive with some of the worst logic I've ever heard (wonder why that is). Most people don't talk about PC gaming being better because they feel elite, it's probably just because they enjoy it so much and want to spread the word. Maybe you need to address your denial and maybe give it a shot?
Mr Tretton  +   409d ago
It's a pretty simple 'I can't have it, therefore I don't want it' issue, which leads to chosen ignorance:

Man you have to spend $3000 a year for barely better graphics man!

Those console gamers really fuel the PC Master Race Elite thing with that kind of chosen stupidity. Makes it easy to feel superior.
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Bobbo44  +   408d ago
Yeah, and have you ever actually heard a PC gamer come out and say "I'm elite because I play on PC?" No, all they ever say is how their platform is better (typically based on facts), and so instantly get labeled as "PC elitist" (which is not based on a fact). Great argument...
Ragthorn  +   408d ago
I am happy to say that once next-gen consoles come, everything will get better and will also improve PC games in general. This gen of consoles has been holding PC gaming back, but once the next-gen comes, it all goes uphill from there.
Bonerboy  +   408d ago
Oh but I have! I have! My new parts will arrive within the week. Will $1300 worth of heavily researched and carefully selected upgrade parts be enough to 'buy' my way into "Gaming PC Heaven?" Oh please do tell. Pretty please. I figured it works for the Christians why not us PC dorks as well?

Im sure the console folk will balk at this crazy sounding expenditure, but I dont care because I'll be in "Gaming PC Heaven" and you wont. You console guys (I used to be one) have your own little section somewhere else; its just not quite as magical, the clouds aren't as pink or as soft, among other things, I mean its close, just not quite the same. ;-)

The similar architecture (finally) will be a win win for console and PC gamers alike.

And for those saying that PC games "arent better" they simply have no idea of the unrestricted ways of the PC. A shame really. I dig pushing a button an playing a console but pc just offer so much more for those willing to invest a miniscule and tiny bit of time.
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Picnic  +   408d ago
Because I like console exclusives.
fsfsxii  +   408d ago
I have both. But prefer consoles, plus my rig sucks

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