Why PC is NOT the best gaming platform

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#1 Posted by Zensword (3885 posts) -
Sure it has strenghts like best graphics, framerate, mods, amount of exclusives ... but is also has many annoying problem like DRM, trying to run games can be a pain in the a**, not to mention it's much more expensive than consoles, bigger electricity bills. So it's not the best platform at all. It's a blatant lie from the elitist hermits.
#2 Posted by lundy86_4 (44187 posts) -

Why do Cows say the PS3 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Lemmings say the 360 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Sheep say the Wii is the best gaming platform?

Seriously, what a stupid question.

#3 Posted by Jankarcop (10621 posts) -

1. Most games

2. Most exclusives

3. Mods

4. Best and most competative online

5. Best GFX

6. Best Performance (load times/fps)

7. Biggest backwards compatibility

8. Most genres

9. Most controller choices

10. Best version of "90%" of Multiplats

10. You mad

#4 Posted by parkurtommo (27655 posts) -
Sure it has strenghts like best graphics, framerate, mods, amount of exclusives ... but is also has many annoying problem like DRM, trying to run games can be a pain in the a**, not to mention it's much more expensive than consoles. So it's not the best platform at all. It's a blatant lie from the elitist hermits.Zensword
u jelly :cool:
#5 Posted by CaseyWegner (70104 posts) -

Sure it has strenghts like best graphics, framerate, mods, amount of exclusives ... but is also has many annoying problem like DRM, trying to run games can be a pain in the a**, not to mention it's much more expensive than consoles. So it's not the best platform at all. It's a blatant lie from the elitist hermits.Zensword

how do the minor problems you mention eclipse the major strengths you listed?

#6 Posted by Zensword (3885 posts) -

Why do Cows say the PS3 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Lemmings say the 360 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Sheep say the Wii is the best gaming platform?

Seriously, what a stupid question.

lundy86_4
No, it's a legit question because the claim by hermit is stupid and false. Oh saying PS3/360/Wii is the best platform is also stupid.
#7 Posted by parkurtommo (27655 posts) -

[QUOTE="lundy86_4"]

Why do Cows say the PS3 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Lemmings say the 360 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Sheep say the Wii is the best gaming platform?

Seriously, what a stupid question.

Zensword

No, it's a legit question because the claim by hermit is stupid and false. Oh saying PS3/360/Wii is the best platform is also stupid.

WE'RE ALL STUPID THEN, HOWBOUT THAT

#8 Posted by lundy86_4 (44187 posts) -

[QUOTE="lundy86_4"]

Why do Cows say the PS3 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Lemmings say the 360 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Sheep say the Wii is the best gaming platform?

Seriously, what a stupid question.

Zensword

No, it's a legit question because the claim by hermit is stupid and false. Oh saying PS3/360/Wii is the best platform is also stupid.

So why make a thread solely about Hermits? The point is, every system has their fans... Some of them aren't all that bright.

This is a stupid question.

#9 Posted by Jebus213 (8920 posts) -
Sure it has strenghts like best graphics, framerate, mods, amount of exclusives ... but is also has many annoying problem like DRM, trying to run games can be a pain in the a**, not to mention it's much more expensive than consoles. So it's not the best platform at all. It's a blatant lie from the elitist hermits.Zensword
I don't have issues with running my games. Installing a game is about hard as patching a game on consoles. I play MP games so I have no issues with DRM.
#10 Posted by sonic1564 (3265 posts) -

U jelly of PC and the god that is Gabe?

#11 Posted by ionusX (25716 posts) -

u want to see why consoles are poop.. ill let jim sterling take over.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/jimquisition/6014-Xbox-360-and-PS3-Are-Just-Very-Crap-PCs

anyhting a console can do a pc can do better the only real reason to play on a console anymore is an exclusive or two made my developers sony, MS, and ninty have had to buy their loyalty in order to keep like bungie, naughty dog, and etc.

#12 Posted by GamingVengeance (1874 posts) -
lol what a stupid question
#13 Posted by Whiteblade999 (5576 posts) -

Sure it has strenghts like best graphics, framerate, mods, amount of exclusives ... but is also has many annoying problem like DRM, trying to run games can be a pain in the a**, not to mention it's much more expensive than consoles. So it's not the best platform at all. It's a blatant lie from the elitist hermits.Zensword

DRM can be bypassed or completely ignored in the case of GOG. The vast majority of my games install and run with no problems, not to mention most games have an auto-patch feature now which takes a majority of the work out of getting something to run.

PC gaming really is as expensive as you make it, someone running on a netbook playing indie games or old games is a PC gamer. In fact that is why the platform is the best in a nutshell. It is different things to different people. To some people it is all about the facebook games, to others it is about the indie games, to some people it is all about the old games, to some it is about having the latest in power and running stuff at the highest resolution, to some it is a platform to play online with friends, there are the people who use the platform for watching movies and then there are people who just use the platform to surf the web. Most people end up being a mix of those extremes and it sure as hell beats being locked into whatever Microsoft or Nintendo wants the core audience to be.

#14 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -
Sure it has strenghts like best graphics, framerate, mods, amount of exclusives ... but is also has many annoying problem like DRM, trying to run games can be a pain in the a**, not to mention it's much more expensive than consoles. So it's not the best platform at all. It's a blatant lie from the elitist hermits.Zensword
no
#15 Posted by Rocker6 (13358 posts) -

Why do Cows say the PS3 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Lemmings say the 360 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Sheep say the Wii is the best gaming platform?

Seriously, what a stupid question.

lundy86_4

Was just going to write the same thing :)

#16 Posted by parkurtommo (27655 posts) -

u want to see why consoles are poop.. ill let jim sterling take over.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/jimquisition/6014-Xbox-360-and-PS3-Are-Just-Very-Crap-PCs

anyhting a console can do a pc can do better the only real reason to play on a console anymore is an exclusive or two made my developers sony, MS, and ninty have had to buy their loyalty in order to keep like bungie, naughty dog, and etc.

ionusX
And they're cheaper, more accesible...
#17 Posted by Zensword (3885 posts) -

[QUOTE="Zensword"][QUOTE="lundy86_4"]

Why do Cows say the PS3 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Lemmings say the 360 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Sheep say the Wii is the best gaming platform?

Seriously, what a stupid question.

lundy86_4

No, it's a legit question because the claim by hermit is stupid and false. Oh saying PS3/360/Wii is the best platform is also stupid.

So why make a thread solely about Hermits? The point is, every system has their fans... Some of them aren't all that bright.

This is a stupid question.

Because I often hear the hermit claiming PC is teh best platform here in SW. On the other hands, do you hear any console games claim their fav console is the best platform ? Cows say PS3 is superior to 360 (or Wii), lems say 360 is superior to PS3, and sheeps say their console is superior to PS3/360 but I don't hear any console games claim their console is the best platform here in SW.
#18 Posted by lundy86_4 (44187 posts) -

Because I often hear the hermit claiming PC is teh best platform here in SW. On the other hands, do you hear any console games claim their fav console is the best platform ? Cows say PS3 is superior to 360 (or Wii), lems say 360 is superior to PS3, and sheeps say their console is superior to PS3/360 but I don't hear any console games claim their console is the best platform here in SW.Zensword

Are you serious?

Ok SW population. How many people have you seen claim the PS3/360/Wii is the best?

All fanboy groups claim their system is the best. Good God.

#19 Posted by ShadowsDemon (9481 posts) -
Because it is the best?
#20 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

[QUOTE="ionusX"]

u want to see why consoles are poop.. ill let jim sterling take over.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/jimquisition/6014-Xbox-360-and-PS3-Are-Just-Very-Crap-PCs

anyhting a console can do a pc can do better the only real reason to play on a console anymore is an exclusive or two made my developers sony, MS, and ninty have had to buy their loyalty in order to keep like bungie, naughty dog, and etc.

parkurtommo

And they're cheaper, more accesible...

for kids

#21 Posted by Zensword (3885 posts) -

[QUOTE="Zensword"]Because I often hear the hermit claiming PC is teh best platform here in SW. On the other hands, do you hear any console games claim their fav console is the best platform ? Cows say PS3 is superior to 360 (or Wii), lems say 360 is superior to PS3, and sheeps say their console is superior to PS3/360 but I don't hear any console games claim their console is the best platform here in SW.lundy86_4

Are you serious?

Ok SW population. How many people have you seen claim the PS3/360/Wii is the best?

All fanboy groups claim their system is the best. Good God.

They claim their console is the best compared to other consoles only.
#22 Posted by ShadowDeathX (10776 posts) -

The only flaws to PC gaming is the few minority of games using poopy DRM, again a very small minority and little Japanese developer support.

It's complexity compared to consoles in my opinion is a pro because that scares off the casuals away and it gives us PC gamers more freedom to do what we wish. If PC is too complex for someone that they rather NOT deal with it or learn how to deal with it, their is always a console and a company that will "babyfeed" you everything.

#23 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

consoles arent even made for gamer kids anymore.

They're made for 15 year old girls that played 1 or 2 games in their life.

#24 Posted by parkurtommo (27655 posts) -
[QUOTE="lundy86_4"]

[QUOTE="Zensword"]Because I often hear the hermit claiming PC is teh best platform here in SW. On the other hands, do you hear any console games claim their fav console is the best platform ? Cows say PS3 is superior to 360 (or Wii), lems say 360 is superior to PS3, and sheeps say their console is superior to PS3/360 but I don't hear any console games claim their console is the best platform here in SW.Zensword

Are you serious?

Ok SW population. How many people have you seen claim the PS3/360/Wii is the best?

All fanboy groups claim their system is the best. Good God.

They claim their console is the best compared to other consoles only.

Nope.
#25 Posted by parkurtommo (27655 posts) -

[QUOTE="parkurtommo"][QUOTE="ionusX"]

u want to see why consoles are poop.. ill let jim sterling take over.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/jimquisition/6014-Xbox-360-and-PS3-Are-Just-Very-Crap-PCs

anyhting a console can do a pc can do better the only real reason to play on a console anymore is an exclusive or two made my developers sony, MS, and ninty have had to buy their loyalty in order to keep like bungie, naughty dog, and etc.

Xboxdroolz

And they're cheaper, more accesible...

for kids

Some just prefer the whole pjug and play aspect of consoles, nothing wrong with that.
#26 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

activision is up for sale because the whole industrys trash now.

#27 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -
[QUOTE="Xboxdroolz"]

[QUOTE="parkurtommo"] And they're cheaper, more accesible...parkurtommo

for kids

Some just prefer the whole pjug and play aspect of consoles, nothing wrong with that.

my pc is plug and play
#28 Posted by lundy86_4 (44187 posts) -

[QUOTE="lundy86_4"]

[QUOTE="Zensword"]Because I often hear the hermit claiming PC is teh best platform here in SW. On the other hands, do you hear any console games claim their fav console is the best platform ? Cows say PS3 is superior to 360 (or Wii), lems say 360 is superior to PS3, and sheeps say their console is superior to PS3/360 but I don't hear any console games claim their console is the best platform here in SW.Zensword

Are you serious?

Ok SW population. How many people have you seen claim the PS3/360/Wii is the best?

All fanboy groups claim their system is the best. Good God.

They claim their console is the best compared to other consoles only.

No, they don't. They often go up against the PC as well.

Are you seriously living in "System Wars Fantasyland"?

All fanboys claim their system is better than the others.

#29 Posted by mitu123 (154602 posts) -

Because PC gamers can actually afford it unlike you.=3

#30 Posted by NoodleFighter (7829 posts) -

fewg.jpg.

#31 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

the only reason i played doom on atari jaguar in 1994 instead of a pc because i couldnt afford a computer.

#32 Posted by lostrib (42144 posts) -

The only legit part of your post is that it is more expensive. But that doesnt bother most PC gamers

#33 Posted by sonic1564 (3265 posts) -

the only reason i played doom on atari jaguar in 1994 instead of a pc because i couldnt afford a computer.

Xboxdroolz

lol

You have a Jaguar. That's a piece of s***.

#34 Posted by 4dr1el (2380 posts) -

Because they're hermits...

Games make a platform better not hardware. Consoles (in this case PS2 and PS3) have the best games IMO so they are the best gaming platforms for me

#35 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

[QUOTE="Xboxdroolz"]

the only reason i played doom on atari jaguar in 1994 instead of a pc because i couldnt afford a computer.

sonic1564

lol

You have a Jaguar. That's a piece of s***.

Jaguar and alien vs predator started first person shooter genre on consoles.
#36 Posted by Zensword (3885 posts) -

[QUOTE="Zensword"]Sure it has strenghts like best graphics, framerate, mods, amount of exclusives ... but is also has many annoying problem like DRM, trying to run games can be a pain in the a**, not to mention it's much more expensive than consoles. So it's not the best platform at all. It's a blatant lie from the elitist hermits.CaseyWegner

how do the minor problems you mention eclipse the major strengths you listed?

expensive, consumes more elecicity, DRM and having issues running games are minor problem ? But I didn't say these issue eclipsed the strenghts.
#37 Posted by sonic1564 (3265 posts) -

Jaguar and alien vs predator started first person shooter genre on consoles.Xboxdroolz

How is that 64-bit machine?

#38 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

[QUOTE="Xboxdroolz"]

Jaguar and alien vs predator started first person shooter genre on consoles.sonic1564

How is that 64-bit machine?

lol 64 bit games barly exist even today. it's two 32 bit cpus.
#39 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

n64 doesnt have 64 bit color

#40 Posted by sonic1564 (3265 posts) -

n64 doesnt have 64 bit color

Xboxdroolz

Someone's jelly that n64 is better than Jaguar.

#41 Posted by Bigboi500 (30993 posts) -

Because it has the best hardware. Saying it has the best games is subjective.

#42 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

[QUOTE="Xboxdroolz"]

n64 doesnt have 64 bit color

sonic1564

Someone's jelly that n64 is better than Jaguar.

n64 wouldnt of had first person shooters without atari jaguar.
#43 Posted by Xboxdroolz (386 posts) -

The whole idea of making a first person shooter exclusively for a console.

CAME FROM ATARI JAGUAR'S AVP 1994.

#44 Posted by FPSfan1985 (2174 posts) -
Because all things equal PC has the better potential for game development. That's just a pure fact.
#45 Posted by parkurtommo (27655 posts) -
[QUOTE="parkurtommo"][QUOTE="Xboxdroolz"] for kidsXboxdroolz
Some just prefer the whole pjug and play aspect of consoles, nothing wrong with that.

my pc is plug and play

You know what I mean, games will work no matter what.
#46 Posted by WiiMan21 (8189 posts) -

If you're against PC gaming, or you ask questions like this, the answer is simple.

You've never played a gaming PC.

#47 Posted by Zensword (3885 posts) -

[QUOTE="Zensword"][QUOTE="lundy86_4"]

Why do Cows say the PS3 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Lemmings say the 360 is the best gaming platform?

Why do Sheep say the Wii is the best gaming platform?

Seriously, what a stupid question.

parkurtommo

No, it's a legit question because the claim by hermit is stupid and false. Oh saying PS3/360/Wii is the best platform is also stupid.

WE'RE ALL STUPID THEN, HOWBOUT THAT

Not me. Although I'm a Sony fan I never say PS3 is the best platform. The truth is: each platform (console and PC) has its own strengths and weaknesses so there's no such thing as THE best platform.
#48 Posted by Zensword (3885 posts) -

Because it has the best hardware. Saying it has the best games is subjective.

Bigboi500
best hardware, sure. Best platform ? it's subjective
#49 Posted by 04dcarraher (20428 posts) -
[QUOTE="parkurtommo"]

[QUOTE="Zensword"] No, it's a legit question because the claim by hermit is stupid and false. Oh saying PS3/360/Wii is the best platform is also stupid.Zensword

WE'RE ALL STUPID THEN, HOWBOUT THAT

Nor me. Although I'm a Sony fan I never say PS3 is the best platform. The truth is: each platform (console and PC) has its own strengths and weaknesses so there's no such thing as THE best platform.

But there is the "better platform" which is PC
#50 Posted by parkurtommo (27655 posts) -
[QUOTE="parkurtommo"]

[QUOTE="Zensword"] No, it's a legit question because the claim by hermit is stupid and false. Oh saying PS3/360/Wii is the best platform is also stupid.Zensword

WE'RE ALL STUPID THEN, HOWBOUT THAT

Not me. Although I'm a Sony fan I never say PS3 is the best platform. The truth is: each platform (console and PC) has its own strengths and weaknesses so there's no such thing as THE best platform.

Not in SW bruh, here there is no logic.