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    PC Gaming VS Console Gaming - What's your opinion
    • #1
    • 10th Dec 18, 9:33 AM
    PC Gaming VS Console Gaming - What's your opinion 10th Dec 18 at 9:33 AM
    What do you think is the best type of gaming? Do you prefer PC gaming or Console gaming?

    Here's the things to focus on

    Do you agree that mouse control is better with pc gaming when it comes to first person shooters, think of how the mouse controls the gun so much better than a console controler

    Then there's the entire genre of (MMORPG Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games where you need the keyboard controls to cast spells and to interact with the gameworld that I don't think consoles will ever be able to match

    Then there's always going to be the overall graphics quality is going to be much higher on a computer
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    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 26th Aug 19, 10:07 AM
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    Backwards compatability has always been a massive complaint for people when it comes to consoles. If this is the first time you have heard about it, you are living under a rock.

    A great example of this is that they have just announced they are working on Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines 2. I felt like playing the original again, a game from 2004. I was able to quickly install and play this. Whereas on consoles (I know that this game is not out on console, it is just an example) you have to either keep all your old consoles, or you just have to hope that the game you want to play has been made backwards compatible on a new console, or re-released.

    I enjoy playing older video games, so this is a big plus for me. If you only play things from the latest generation then I can see why you wouldn't care about this feature - but this thread is asking for my opinion on PC vs console.
    Originally posted by dan958
    As a 50 year old whos being using computers and consoles for 37 years now, clearly not the first i've heard of it, but i dont see it particularly as an issue - certainly not a deal breaker for most people. Certainly not a "massive complaint" by console owners. A criticism thrown about by PC gamers, possibly, but not a massive complaint, and not insurmountable anyway.

    If there are particular games that someone simply must play off a previous gen console, simply keep the old console as they usually close to worthless.

    For example we enjoy playing the odd game on the Wii. Raving Rabbids for example. 20 buys a Wii console on CEX with a warranty, if we so desire. Hardly going to break the bank.

    The bottom line is however, there is no one size fits all answer. Some people prefer consoles, some people prefer PC gaming.
    Last edited by motorguy; 26-08-2019 at 11:37 AM.
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    • Serg
    • By Serg 27th Aug 19, 7:14 AM
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    PS vs PC
    For sure my choice is PS4! Huge screen, great gaming atmosphere and very comfortable gamepads have advantage comparing to computer. That's like my favorite King Billy Casino and makes you crazy
    • UncleFeushy
    • By UncleFeushy 30th Aug 19, 5:19 AM
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    Consoles are fun to play with but PC will always win
    • motorguy
    • By motorguy 5th Sep 19, 7:59 PM
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    Consoles are fun to play with but PC will always win
    Originally posted by UncleFeushy
    "Fun to play" is exactly what most people want from a gaming device though.
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    • alexluthor
    • By alexluthor 12th Sep 19, 9:00 AM
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    PC Gaming VS Console Gaming - what's your opinion
    Console gaming is more affordable than PC gaming. You can buy one for as little as $250 and still play each and every available game at 1080p. That package will even include the controller, one or two games, and possibly more.
    • scaredofdebt
    • By scaredofdebt 27th Sep 19, 9:53 AM
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    I have a reasonably well-specced PC and an XBOX One, plus a 360.

    I prefer the PC for more strategy type games, ie I love the Total War series, but I do like the simplicity of consoles too, I play the F1 series of games on the X Box.

    If you like strategy type games, go for the PC, if you want more arcade type games then the console.

    If you like both then the PC wins but if you're on a budget consoles are better value.

    All just my opinion of course!
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    • Eatmybogbrush
    • By Eatmybogbrush 2nd Oct 19, 6:08 PM
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    I have been gaming since the 80's on console and PC's from the ZX Spectrum, to Sega Megadrive and to the PS4 and my gaming rigs, I would say driving games win every time on a console but you cannot beat a mouse and keyboard for shooters and RTS games, I use an XBox controller on my PC for mainly Lego games and JC2 and 3, not much difference between PC and PS4 for these games just faster on the PC, my daughter plays Minecraft on both.....and she always goes to the PC for that.
    GTA series I used the mouse and keyboard mostly but controller for driving.

    There are hardly any games that make use of 2 cores let alone 4 or 6, I go for the highest MHz for gaming, I had a 6 core 3.8MHz 6300FX and was very good but have gone down to 4 core 1300X for my new rig and hardly any difference, it was mainly the fact it runs 65W instead of 95W, cooler CPU.
    • notclover
    • By notclover 3rd Oct 19, 9:43 AM
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    My son likes gaming on PC more than consoles. I'm not really an expert so I don't have a lot of value to add to this conversation but I guess at the end it would mostly be personal preference. Although I suppose some games are only exclusive to consoles/pc.
    • Trevor Jesty
    • By Trevor Jesty 4th Oct 19, 9:42 AM
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    Trevor Jesty
    Exactly, I agree with you, I always prefer my PC over my PS3. In pc my controls are better and also the graphics. also I feel better to play with PC.
    • seankelly
    • By seankelly 9th Oct 19, 12:48 PM
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    Honestly I believe a console gamer would not enjoy PC gaming and vice versa. I am a PC gamer and tried overwatch both on PC and Console and the two are insanely different. Theres an advantage to PC gamers on cross platform games in my opinion because the mouse just gives you more direct control in terms of movement and angles
    • Cuthbert00
    • By Cuthbert00 16th Oct 19, 6:44 AM
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    Hi. You can read a reddit topic`s for this
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