Offended Or Freaked Out Just Because I play Genre X Games In PC or Console

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GraysonPeddie
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Hi. I understand that there are a lot of users who dislike console ports for PCs, but that does not mean that it offends the PC gamer who owns a PC back during the x86 days, wouldn't it? Plus, just because a first person shooter game is better for PC than for console does not mean I'm not going to have fun playing FPS games in consoles, right? Or how about I play racing games with my keyboard just for fun. Sure, no one is forcing me to play FPS games in a computer with a keyboard and mouse but for me, I don't like having to deal with the mouse for movements and so many keyboard mappings (Max Paynne, for example). I tried to get use to it, but there are times when I will have to stop playing a game if I found that playing a game with a keyboard and mouse is just too hard for me.

Well, I'd like to reference a thread since this is one of my reasons why I started a thread:
http://www.3dgameman.com/polls/2011/03/28/did-you-purchase-crysis-2#comment-1762638

Sure, I could handle the "F" word (since I used to say it myself a couple of times in my life) but not too abusive, as it's just like getting angry and offended.

Hey Rodney, do you have a Q&A video discussing the issues that one genre is better for playing games in a computer and one genre is better for playing games in a console? And maybe a discussion about some who hold a grudge against console ports for PCs.

Maybe a video might help shed some light in this and I understand that someone may disagree with some of mine or others' statements and that they just might be offended due to the fact that a game is a console port for the PC, but the bottom line is this: to each their own.

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Not freaked out at all, everyone has a favorite platform to play their games at. Friends of mine play first person shooters on a console, while I cannot handle the little sticks on a controller to aim right and prefer keyboard+mouse for that. I guess it's something you'll have to get used to, or are used to handling.

The difference is when you expect a game for your preferred system, and when you buy it you discover that it's actually optimized for the other one (console or PC), I can image feeling ripped off. I think the issue goes beyond the preferred control input device, and it's more about the gameplay details that one is expecting. Not to mention the much larger amount of settings a PC game offers opposed to a console game.

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k the people that hate you for playing a specific genre in your favourite way are just stupid.
I played ps3 for many years because i didn't had internet nor a PC. i really liked playing ace combat and GTA on it. but i also had a game called crimson sky's on the pc and i had a joystick to fly. so yea i found it good at bouth platforms. but than Xbox came and bought ace combat out so no more ace combat. I moved to the PC because it had dedicated servers for FPS games. But now most games ore console ports and most PC gamers are fucking pissed for the game makers that make console ports.I tried cod MW2 but it was a fail game. BFBC 2 was also bad because of the hit detection. Now i want to move back to single player games but they look like they are starting to die out :(.
so i agree play on what you like. as long as you see the advantage and the disadvantages of both platforms.
and if you look at crysis 2 your example than see why the PC gamers are angree they are angree because evry pc gamer hoped for a native Pc game whit full DX 11 and unplayable at highest settings whit a modern entusiast PC like crysis 1 butr they got a console port. so don't think it is because of you but see that people get angree because of game developers. so PC gamers want someone to blame and they pick the console gamers instead of the developers.
Ps i hope i wasn't talking in circles

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There are gamers and then there are fan boys. Gamers just enjoy playing games no matter what platform. This is how most people should be IMHO. Fan boys are known to be trolls that lurk and spread FUD about anything that appears to be liked by other factions than their own. GraysonPeddie you are a gamer. :D

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Heh heh! For someone who plays a countless number of games (Chrono Trigger, Lufia I/II, Quest 64 (for Nintendo 64), Final Fantasy series (1-12 except 11), Breath of Fire (1 to 3), thanks for making me feel better, Tivon. :) (no offense to PC gamers, though, even though I do play Final Fantasy VII and VIII for the PC (console ports) but then I don't have it any more due to so many misplaced discs).

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Wish I had $400 to drop down on a PS3 and have extra for games.

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I wish I had $300 to get myself an XBOX 360, but then it will wait until Christmas time, as I'd like to play Final Fantasy XIII and run an XNA game in XBOX 360 just to see what it looks like, but then I wouldn't be joining an XNA Creator's Club ($99) for publishing my own games for XBOX 360.

I could probably jump ship to SlimDX (to reap the benefits of DirectX 11 and forget about porting my own JRPG games (that I like to create and develop) to console) and go with PS3 for a one-disc version of Final Fantasy XIII, but then I'd really like to see what the games are like that are exclusive to 360, but oh well.

Here's my wish list (although I'm not sure if any of the games are available in PS3 (FFXII is available for PS3 and as for [url=http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001QA2TYS/ref=cm_rdp_productThe Last Renmant[/url], I'm thinking of getting a Sapphire Ultimate Radeon 5670 video card).
http://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/2W1VUH84GQ5S4/ref=cm_wl_act_vv?_encoding=UTF8&visitor-view=1&reveal=

Tivon, I have a question. Do you think the Radeon 3870 is comparable to GeForce 8800 GTS? I would just buy a console and a game (either PS3 or XBOX 360) instead of just getting a graphics card just to be sure that game X will run in GPU Y (5450 or 5570, for example). I'd probably not spend my money in getting a be-all-end-all Radeon 6870, even though I like to play games at 1920x1080 with minimal AA and max AF (no, not Crysis or Far Cry 2, for that matter; I just don't care for those high-demanding games even for a budget hardcore gamer -- specifically JRPG, if you excuse my fanboyism).

Oh, I'll try to keep myself open-minded, but for so many games with different hardware requirements, I really don't know which graphics card some games will run good in, especially at 1920x1080 with nice graphics quality (I'm not talking Crysis-level graphics or anything like that but perhaps games as old as 2005). I just won't spend $100+ on graphics card if something newer comes out next year, but to each his/her own. *sigh* :)

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if you play a lot of console ports than go for good CPU (high clocked ) because most console ports do not relay on verry good graphics. i have hd4890 but i et only 15FPS in GTA just because mine CPU is to old. and console ports probably play the best on consoles

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Hmm... I will have to upgrade to a new AM3 motherboard, buy a new CPU (Athlon II X2), 2GB of DDR3 memory, a Radeon HD 5670 GPU, and a new OEM Licensed copy of Windows 7 Ultimate as I already have Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit. All that money can go to either PS3 or XBOX 360, so the motherboard, CPU, RAM, GPU, and Windows 7 Ultimate OEM really aren't worth the cost, so I am keeping my 780G chipset for maybe two years, although I built my computer during the middle of 2008. :(

So much for console-ported games that only (well, mostly) rely on CPU resources. *sigh*

Thank you for your help.

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Doesn't all AM3 CPUs fit in AM2+ sockets (from the 790G chipset) ? They have DDR2 controllers onboard as well for compatibility.