Do consolites really think that PC gaming lacks diversity?

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#1 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -

In the last month alone has amassed almost double the AAE+ exclusives than both the 360 and PS3 COMBINED so far this year and had a AAAE which neither the 360 nor PS3 has managed in 2012.

Of these games theres been:

1 RPG (AAE) Torchlight 2

1 Simulation (AAE) FTL

1 MMORPG (AAAE!) Guild Wars 2

So when 1 month of PC = more than 3 times your favourite console's offerings of the entire year so far, each in a different genre, how can you argue the PC is dying, that it offers no diversity and that console gaming offers a better experience?

#2 Posted by charizard1605 (55963 posts) -
No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.
#3 Posted by wis3boi (31102 posts) -

No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.charizard1605

*thumbs up*

#4 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -
[QUOTE="charizard1605"]No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.

I'll have to get that on a Steam sale. I just got BL2, have XCOM coming next week and Football Manager 13 preordered! :o
#5 Posted by wis3boi (31102 posts) -

No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.charizard1605

*thumbs up*

#6 Posted by BPoole96 (22784 posts) -

I certainly hope none of them actually think that. They can't even use the "I'm not spending $2,000 on a PC to play those games" argument either since they could all run on any modern PC.

#7 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -

I certainly hope none of them actually think that. They can't even use the "I'm not spending $2,000 on a PC to play those games" argument either since they could all run on any modern PC.

BPoole96
All too often you get people saying that PC games only have RTS's and MMORPG's BTW Wisboi your sig makes me unable to look at the monitor for long but is strangely hypnotic lol
#9 Posted by PannicAtack (21013 posts) -
[QUOTE="charizard1605"]No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.

My darn backlog. I've been getting into adventure games lately, though, though it's mainly really easy stuff like The Walking Dead or To the Moon. Started on The Longest Journey, which is a little bit more daunting.
#10 Posted by charizard1605 (55963 posts) -
[QUOTE="PannicAtack"][QUOTE="charizard1605"]No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.

My darn backlog. I've been getting into adventure games lately, though, though it's mainly really easy stuff like The Walking Dead or To the Moon. Started on The Longest Journey, which is a little bit more daunting.

This one is borderline impossible. The puzzles require a literal Holmes to get through sometimes.
#11 Posted by Lucianu (9349 posts) -

I haven't heard of them, therefore they are irrelevant obscure sh*t. Even though i never heard of them, i can use my mental power and deduce they are not worth playing. Only games with billions spent in advertisment matter on this planet.

#12 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -

I haven't heard of them, therefore they are irrelevant obscure sh*t. Even though i never heard of them, i can use my mental power and deduce they are not worth playing. Only games with billions spent in advertisment matter on this planet.

Lucianu
lol I love that one. :lol:
#13 Posted by wis3boi (31102 posts) -

[QUOTE="BPoole96"]

I certainly hope none of them actually think that. They can't even use the "I'm not spending $2,000 on a PC to play those games" argument either since they could all run on any modern PC.

blue_hazy_basic

All too often you get people saying that PC games only have RTS's and MMORPG's BTW Wisboi your sig makes me unable to look at the monitor for long but is strangely hypnotic lol

< 3 you too :D

#14 Posted by Arach666 (23018 posts) -

[QUOTE="blue_hazy_basic"][QUOTE="BPoole96"]

I certainly hope none of them actually think that. They can't even use the "I'm not spending $2,000 on a PC to play those games" argument either since they could all run on any modern PC.

wis3boi

All too often you get people saying that PC games only have RTS's and MMORPG's BTW Wisboi your sig makes me unable to look at the monitor for long but is strangely hypnotic lol

< 3 you too :D

Not to mention all the boobage on steam. >.>
#15 Posted by PannicAtack (21013 posts) -
[QUOTE="charizard1605"][QUOTE="PannicAtack"][QUOTE="charizard1605"]No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.

My darn backlog. I've been getting into adventure games lately, though, though it's mainly really easy stuff like The Walking Dead or To the Moon. Started on The Longest Journey, which is a little bit more daunting.

This one is borderline impossible. The puzzles require a literal Holmes to get through sometimes.

Is it like that Cthulu mythos crossover ("The Awakening," was it called?) where you have to pick out tiny details at the scene?
#16 Posted by MK-Professor (3708 posts) -

where is ShadowMoses?

#17 Posted by CaseyWegner (70104 posts) -

it's probably because a lack of advertising or hype for most pc games. they sneak up quietly and people here don't make a big deal when the games do show up.

#18 Posted by rilpas (8222 posts) -
If they do then it's their loss
#19 Posted by PAL360 (26700 posts) -

Im sure anyone, on its right mind, knows PC have always been the best system.

#20 Posted by Heil68 (43397 posts) -
[QUOTE="charizard1605"]No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.

i love adventure games, so I'm going to check it out for sure. To the Tc, PC dominates, that's why it's my preferred gaming platform.
#21 Posted by freedomfreak (39071 posts) -
Morons.
#22 Posted by Heil68 (43397 posts) -
Isn't Testament of Sherlock Holmes mulit plat?
#23 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -

Isn't Testament of Sherlock Holmes mulit plat? Heil68
**** it is lol

Thanks for ruining the thread Heil! *goes to edit*

EDIT fixed :D

#24 Posted by Heil68 (43397 posts) -
[QUOTE="Heil68"]Isn't Testament of Sherlock Holmes mulit plat? blue_hazy_basic
**** it is lol Thanks for ruining the thread Heil! *goes to edit*

ehh, to me, adventure games are perfect for m/kb, cant imagine playing them on anything else. :P
#25 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -
[QUOTE="blue_hazy_basic"][QUOTE="Heil68"]Isn't Testament of Sherlock Holmes mulit plat? Heil68
**** it is lol Thanks for ruining the thread Heil! *goes to edit*

ehh, to me, adventure games are perfect for m/kb, cant imagine playing them on anything else. :P

me either, I didn't even consider it would be on consoles.
#26 Posted by SNIPER4321 (10143 posts) -
Inb4 ShadowMoses and Davekeeh think Baseball game is only PC game ever release. OT: not all of them but lot of clueless consolities think. some are just trolling.
#27 Posted by PinkiePirate (2086 posts) -
the pc has a ton of great indie games. if you haven't played amnesia or slender, you're missing out!
#28 Posted by MrYaotubo (2630 posts) -
the pc has a ton of great indie games. if you haven't played amnesia or slender, you're missing out!PinkiePirate
Indeed,but it has far more than just that,indie or otherwise.
#29 Posted by PinkiePirate (2086 posts) -
[QUOTE="PinkiePirate"]the pc has a ton of great indie games. if you haven't played amnesia or slender, you're missing out!MrYaotubo
Indeed,but it has far more than just that,indie or otherwise.

yep yep. like happy wheels. lol
#30 Posted by PannicAtack (21013 posts) -
the pc has a ton of great indie games. if you haven't played amnesia or slender, you're missing out!PinkiePirate
Adding to the list of "indie games you really should play," I'm gonna hawk To the Moon again, because I always hawk To the Moon.
#31 Posted by MrYaotubo (2630 posts) -
[QUOTE="MrYaotubo"][QUOTE="PinkiePirate"]the pc has a ton of great indie games. if you haven't played amnesia or slender, you're missing out!PinkiePirate
Indeed,but it has far more than just that,indie or otherwise.[/QUOTE yep yep. like happy wheels. lol

Aye,or for instance Guild Wars 2,the best scoring non indie exclusive game of the year on all systems for starters. And Torchlight 2,or the best selling exclusive of the year,Diablo 3.
#32 Posted by CaseyWegner (70104 posts) -

[QUOTE="charizard1605"]No, that's only ShadowMoses. But he's an idiot, so who cares what he thinks. Btw, that Sherlock Holmes game is incredible. Anyone who is a fan of adventure games even in the slightest probably should check it out.Heil68
i love adventure games, so I'm going to check it out for sure. To the Tc, PC dominates, that's why it's my preferred gaming platform.

then what's with the sony domination continuation posts?

#33 Posted by Masenkoe (4888 posts) -

[QUOTE="blue_hazy_basic"][QUOTE="Heil68"]Isn't Testament of Sherlock Holmes mulit plat? Heil68
**** it is lol Thanks for ruining the thread Heil! *goes to edit*

ehh, to me, adventure games are perfect for m/kb, cant imagine playing them on anything else. :P

To me pretty much every genre is better with m/kb

#34 Posted by charizard1605 (55963 posts) -
[QUOTE="PannicAtack"][QUOTE="charizard1605"][QUOTE="PannicAtack"] My darn backlog. I've been getting into adventure games lately, though, though it's mainly really easy stuff like The Walking Dead or To the Moon. Started on The Longest Journey, which is a little bit more daunting.

This one is borderline impossible. The puzzles require a literal Holmes to get through sometimes.

Is it like that Cthulu mythos crossover ("The Awakening," was it called?) where you have to pick out tiny details at the scene?

Dunno, this was the first Sherlock Holmes game I played, so I don't have context. I do know it is supposed to be harder than previous games in the series though.
#35 Posted by charizard1605 (55963 posts) -
Isn't Testament of Sherlock Holmes mulit plat? Heil68
It hasn't released on either Xbox or PS3 yet, it's exclusive for now.
#36 Posted by nitekids2004 (2979 posts) -

Your title and your opening post do not add up.

You were talking about diversity and you bring up a RPG, an MMO and a Simulation. Genres we all know PC already has tons of.

Do you even know what diversity means?

#37 Posted by Heil68 (43397 posts) -

[QUOTE="Heil68"][QUOTE="blue_hazy_basic"] **** it is lol Thanks for ruining the thread Heil! *goes to edit*Masenkoe

ehh, to me, adventure games are perfect for m/kb, cant imagine playing them on anything else. :P

To me pretty much every genre is better with m/kb

Fighting, sports, racing, flight are better with controllers.
#38 Posted by TilxWLOC (1029 posts) -

I've seen FTL, how is that a simulation game?

#39 Posted by charizard1605 (55963 posts) -

To me pretty much every genre is better with m/kb

Masenkoe
Not all of them. Fighting games are better with arcade joysticks. Racing games are better with wheels. Sports games are impossible on keyboards.'

Your title and your opening post do not add up.

You were talking about diversity and you bring up a RPG, an MMO and a Simulation. Genres we all know PC already has tons of.

Do you even know what diversity means?

nitekids2004
Well, if the PC has a multitude of genres, especially as vast and varied as RPGs, adventure games. and MMOs, then I guess the entire accusation that it doesn't have variety is moot, isn't it?
#40 Posted by nitekids2004 (2979 posts) -

[QUOTE="Masenkoe"]

To me pretty much every genre is better with m/kb

charizard1605

Not all of them. Fighting games are better with arcade joysticks. Racing games are better with wheels. Sports games are impossible on keyboards.'

Your title and your opening post do not add up.

You were talking about diversity and you bring up a RPG, an MMO and a Simulation. Genres we all know PC already has tons of.

Do you even know what diversity means?

nitekids2004

Well, if the PC has a multitude of genres, especially as vast and varied as RPGs, adventure games. and MMOs, then I guess the entire accusation that it doesn't have variety is moot, isn't it?

Not really. the argument was that PC is only good at a handful of genres.

Consoles have more variety and diversity in general.

#41 Posted by Jankarcop (8976 posts) -

Because this forum section is now mostly about who can troll/lie the most instead of actually debating.

Your title and your opening post do not add up.

You were talking about diversity and you bring up a RPG, an MMO and a Simulation. Genres we all know PC already has tons of.

Do you even know what diversity means?

nitekids2004

According to gs scores this gen, pc has more diversity. By far. Problem?

#42 Posted by charizard1605 (55963 posts) -

Not really. the argument was that PC is only good at a handful of genres.

Consoles have more variety and diversity in general.

nitekids2004
Incorrect. PC games have first person shooters, third person shooters, western role playing games, Japanese role playing games, action, adventure, action adventure, sports games, open world games, racing games, fighting games, in addition to genres that are almost entirely exclusive to PC gaming, such as simulation games, strategy games (real time, turn based, grand strategy, sim strategy), and MMOs. Exactly how do consoles have more variety than PC gaming? What are they better in? The only argument I can see being made is platformers, and MAYBE fighting games.
#43 Posted by menes777 (2643 posts) -

Your title and your opening post do not add up.

You were talking about diversity and you bring up a RPG, an MMO and a Simulation. Genres we all know PC already has tons of.

Do you even know what diversity means?

nitekids2004

The argument is typically that PC Only has RTS and MMO.

#44 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -

Not really. the argument was that PC is only good at a handful of genres.

Consoles have more variety and diversity in general.

nitekids2004

Feel free to list the diverse games for the other consoles this year ...

EDIT remember this is just for september for the PC

#45 Posted by Cataclism (1517 posts) -
[QUOTE="nitekids2004"]

Not really. the argument was that PC is only good at a handful of genres.

Consoles have more variety and diversity in general.

charizard1605
Incorrect. PC games have first person shooters, third person shooters, western role playing games, Japanese role playing games, action, adventure, action adventure, sports games, open world games, racing games, fighting games, in addition to genres that are almost entirely exclusive to PC gaming, such as simulation games, strategy games (real time, turn based, grand strategy, sim strategy), and MMOs. Exactly how do consoles have more variety than PC gaming? What are they better in? The only argument I can see being made is platformers, and MAYBE fighting games.

PC has been getting a surprisingly large amount of platformers this gen. A lot of them indie, like Super Meat Boy but also, for example, Rayman Origins. Though it seems to lack in fighting games and hack-and-slash games unfortunately... I'm not a big fan of fighting games but I like hack-and-slash and would like more of those on PC.
#46 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -
[QUOTE="Cataclism"][QUOTE="charizard1605"][QUOTE="nitekids2004"]

Not really. the argument was that PC is only good at a handful of genres.

Consoles have more variety and diversity in general.

Incorrect. PC games have first person shooters, third person shooters, western role playing games, Japanese role playing games, action, adventure, action adventure, sports games, open world games, racing games, fighting games, in addition to genres that are almost entirely exclusive to PC gaming, such as simulation games, strategy games (real time, turn based, grand strategy, sim strategy), and MMOs. Exactly how do consoles have more variety than PC gaming? What are they better in? The only argument I can see being made is platformers, and MAYBE fighting games.

PC has been getting a surprisingly large amount of platformers this gen. A lot of them indie, like Super Meat Boy but also, for example, Rayman Origins. Though it seems to lack in fighting games and hack-and-slash games unfortunately...

I'd say Diablo and Torchlight are pretty hack and slashy, and the fighting genre is all but dead but for a die hard core.
#47 Posted by Cataclism (1517 posts) -
[QUOTE="Cataclism"][QUOTE="charizard1605"]Incorrect. PC games have first person shooters, third person shooters, western role playing games, Japanese role playing games, action, adventure, action adventure, sports games, open world games, racing games, fighting games, in addition to genres that are almost entirely exclusive to PC gaming, such as simulation games, strategy games (real time, turn based, grand strategy, sim strategy), and MMOs. Exactly how do consoles have more variety than PC gaming? What are they better in? The only argument I can see being made is platformers, and MAYBE fighting games.blue_hazy_basic
PC has been getting a surprisingly large amount of platformers this gen. A lot of them indie, like Super Meat Boy but also, for example, Rayman Origins. Though it seems to lack in fighting games and hack-and-slash games unfortunately...

I'd say Diablo and Torchlight are pretty hack and slashy, and the fighting genre is all but dead but for a die hard core.

I'm not talking about Action RPGs or clickfests or whatever the genre is called, maybe I didn't explain it well. I'm talking about things like Bayonetta and God of War.
#48 Posted by shadiezz2012 (2567 posts) -
lol pc have alot of diversity that's why i own one
#49 Posted by blue_hazy_basic (27365 posts) -

[QUOTE="blue_hazy_basic"][QUOTE="Cataclism"] PC has been getting a surprisingly large amount of platformers this gen. A lot of them indie, like Super Meat Boy but also, for example, Rayman Origins. Though it seems to lack in fighting games and hack-and-slash games unfortunately...Cataclism
I'd say Diablo and Torchlight are pretty hack and slashy, and the fighting genre is all but dead but for a die hard core.

I'm not talking about Action RPGs or clickfests or whatever the genre is called, maybe I didn't explain it well. I'm talking about things like Bayonetta and God of War.

Bayonetta not exclusive

Other than GoW what other Action games are on the consoles that its such a massive genre?

#50 Posted by wis3boi (31102 posts) -

[QUOTE="Masenkoe"]

[QUOTE="Heil68"] ehh, to me, adventure games are perfect for m/kb, cant imagine playing them on anything else. :PHeil68

To me pretty much every genre is better with m/kb

Fighting, sports, racing, flight are better with controllers.

I'll give you fighting, but as someone who grew up on m/kb exclusively, I'm fine with racing and flying on a keyboard. It's certainly doable if you get nice binds..well racing is fine out of the box on keys, but a flight sim needs tweaking