At the moment I seem to have a hard time of sticking to certain games, and consoles; in regards to console I have decided to buy a PS4 when it is released and leave Xbox behind due to their failed promises to fans. I know I am probably going to get a lot of stick for that - but I have my reasons, and some of the PS4's promises and launch titles have swayed me to their camp.
With the launch titles such as Killzone: Shadow Fall and Knack, and non-exclusive titles such as Watch Dogs and Battlefield 4 which I would prefer to play on PS4 - it's clear where my loyalties lie. Now in terms of games, as the change-over steadily approaches us I find myself simply buying older, cheaper games to play until the change-over arrives.
The games I feel drawn to are RPG's, First-Person Shooters, Third-Person Shooters and probably Action/Adventure games, but I continue to ignore sporting games, racing games or fighting games. Reason being is that I've always seen fighting games as not worth what they are priced as, as I do not like paying £20+ for a game that I may only spend an hour or two playing as it becomes tedious for me.
Sporting and racing games just bore the hell out of me, I cannot get my head around them or even enjoy their content - i.e. paying £40+ for a football game, that I could do for real with my friends outside if I really wanted to. I have never been into the FIFA game franchise, or actual football so it's not worth my forking out so much cash for their titles.
For me personally I truly have a love for RPG games in their general type; I was drawn to buying games such as Fallout, The Witcher 2, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, Skyrim, Dragon Age, Mass Effect franchise. These games I can safely say that I've invested probably over a 1,000 hours into all of these RPG games and other similar games on the Xbox 360. There is just the appeal of controlling a character and developing them, as well as questing and completing missions for rewards as well as general exploration. Now with awaiting for the arrival of PS4, I find myself drawn to buying RPG's such as those above, that I've completed or almost completed if I find them cheap to buy.
As for FPS games, I love hectic, war-realistic shooters such as the Battlefield series particularly Bad Company 1 & 2 on the Xbox 360, as well as Farcry 3, Halo 3, Halo: ODST, Halo: Reach and Halo 4 if I find them cheap enough to buy. Usually like the above RPG games I've found them and the above FPS games in most stores and shops for £2+ which is a good find, as I am not particular in buying games to collect for after the PS4 arrives on the Xbox 360.
I'll most likely either do one of two things with my collected Xbox 360 titles; (1) sell them all in their entirety with my old console to buy new games for the PS4, or (2) perhaps sell them all for money to invest in a new handheld console; maybe PSP Vita, or Nintendo 3DS. Still not sure what I plan to do yet.
As for these games I collect now for the Xbox 360, are simply for playing, and not for collecting after the PS4 arrives. This goes for Xbox Live purchases, some would say it's not worth buying Xbox Live titles if I am switching to PS4; but well guys I need something to play to wait out for the PS4 to arrive and that's not until the end of the year anyway. I might take a loss on buying these games, but it's a sacrifice to pay in order to have something to play as I wait.
I plan to purchase three Xbox Live titles in the next few days; Mars War Logs, State of Decay and The Walking Dead: 400 Days. This is going to cost me about 3200 Microsoft Points, about £28+ for the points alone. Quite a price to pay out for three games, but it gives me something to play for the moment. Anyway anyone else feel the same way as I do with the wait, and anyone who has changed loyalties from one console to it's rival?