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Give your top 2 reasons for preferring consoles to PC gaming...

#131MizunoRyuuPosted 3/16/2013 11:22:41 AM
It's much, much cheaper and more reliable.
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#132ssjlinkxPosted 3/16/2013 11:33:28 AM
1. The majority of the games I like to play most do not appear on PC outside of emulation.
2. Installing PC games nowadays takes up lots of disk space and mine is limited. I prefer to use it for my video projects and I keep an archive of all my finished products. If I do get well into PC gaming, it is going to be a dedicated machine for it, which I do not have the budget for right now.
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#133ZarethPosted 3/16/2013 11:34:05 AM
My eyeballs melt when I sit and play Terraria/Minecraft for hours at the computer.
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#134melbye80Posted 3/16/2013 11:34:26 AM
I used to prefer it because consoles were plug-and-play, but of course Microsoft ruined that with their online crap. Now we have to go through fifty patches before a game kinda works.

At least consoles still have Zelda and Metroid
#135MrFailPosted 3/16/2013 11:37:14 AM
1. 360 controller is God. Too many steam games don't support it.

2. Friends all prefer console.
#136D1TremerePosted 3/16/2013 11:45:47 AM
I prefer consoles for integrated experience and ease of use, I prefer PCs for mod ability and lower game prices.
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#137GuiberPosted 3/16/2013 11:46:28 AM
With consoles, you're guaranteed that your game will directly work. No system requirement, no incompatibility with your graphic card or OS, no 100% online required (hi SimCity...) (except for XBLIG) or online activation, etc.
At least for now. :)
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#138moonlite13Posted 3/16/2013 11:52:46 AM
Okay the top reasons here seem to be:

Wanna use a controller (makes perfect sense) get a 13$ reciver on amazon, BAM fixed!

Too costly. Valid point, cost to enter console gaming 200$, but then you have 60$ games buy 10 of em and your at 800$. Build a 600$ gaming PC buy 10 games at around 15$ each and your at 830$. So in the long run its not really cheaper.

My computer can't play games well, if at all. If you have money build a PC its easy. You don't have money? Continue on then.

PS's are to hard use......really people? Its 2013 now get with the program. Learn the basics of a computer their everywhere now.

Finally console exclusives, PS3 has em 360 does not. You want the absolute best of both worlds? Buy a PS3 and build a PC all problems solved.

1000$=PS3 all the console goodness that goes along with it. PC all the goodness of PC gaming and a computer as well.
#139NewShirePosted 3/16/2013 12:20:25 PM
Comfort and convenience.

The comfort of being able to lounge on my couch with my hands holding a controller in my lap rather than in a chair at my desk with my arms out in front of me on a mouse and WASD keys.

The convenience of just putting a game in and having it work rather than having to keep my drivers up to date and making sure my system can even play the game with decent settings.

If a game crashes on a console, I immediately blame the game. If a game crashes on a PC, I wonder what's the matter with my computer.

PC gaming obviously has a lot of things going for it. But as someone who's not into real time strategy games or MMOs, the cons of PC gaming easily outweigh the higher resolution and better framerate.
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#140SuperrpgmanPosted 3/16/2013 12:31:32 PM
"2. Cheaper"

My friend just spent $400 on his pc and he can handle just about anything you can think of, from Star Wars: The Old Republic to The Witcher 2. And no, he didn't have to put anything together himself, or have a friend build it for him.

Cheaper if you don't shop around? Sure, but it's not the game designers fault that you only buy things that are convenient.
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