Zito is God wrote:
In terms of PC games, I don't like them too much, heres why:
1.Systems have the confort factor. No need to sit in front of a comp scrunched over frantically. You can lay around on tghe couch with your controller and relax.
2. Ps2 breakdowns? How about PC breakdowns that happen 10 times more often. If your comp breaks down because of the virus not related in any way to the game you can't play the game anymore.
3. Comp specs for games are way too complicated now. Most new games require you to buy new PCs ever 1 1/2 to 2 years, I personally have money to buy a new one every 5-6 years or so (maybe not even that). When the new Elder scrolls: oblivion game comes out (best game in existance btw) check out it's specs, I think 75% of the comps in the US will not be able to run the game properly.I don't want to pay extra money for new graphic cards and new sound cards just to play a game, once you get an XBOX, no upgrades, your set!
4. Games on systems are convieniet with no installation, or memmory problems or anything of that sort. Tjrow it in the tray and play, thats it.
PC games have better graphics, but the Xbox 360 has roughly the same graphics as a comp that wasn't bought in the past year. except for graphics I can't see logical reasons as to why I would ever buy PC games, just relax on your couch and play instead of stuggling to buy new graphic cards, sound cards, gamepads (that don't work with your comp half the time), as well as without sturggling to always have to be sitting up with a scrunched over back and eyes glarring at the comp.
I disagree with most of this. I've never had any kind of non-hand held system, so I'm not an expert on both, but...
1. If you buy a controller, this negates out a great deal. A lot more games can use a controller or joystick than you would think. Those that can't are generally games that are too complicated to work well on a system anyway.
2. I've had my computer for 4 years and it's broken down once, and that was solely the graphics card. It depends on how well you know how to protect it. I've got good spyware and virus protection, so that's never been a problem for me. Also, it's usually easier to fix a computer than a system if it breaks.
3. I agree with this for the most part. I've stayed away from the really computer-hogging games, but most of them work on my 4 year old computer, and I've only updated the graphics card once. It does annoy me about that though. Half Life 2, for example, takes a little longer to load than it should and the sounds a bit off. I don't know if that's because I bought it used, or because of my old computer. Most likely my computer. It's a trade really. If you want the best graphics and depth of play, you've got to upgrade. Of course, you could follow my path and say F-that, I'll make do.
4. True I suppose, but that's kind of picky. Most games nowadays don't take that long to install, and once it's installed, it's the same as system with just throwing the disc in.
A lot depends on the game. Some games are better for computer, some for systems, and some are pretty interchangable.