Question for people who are only strictly PC gamers POLL

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  • RusqueRusque Las Vegas, NVMember RarePosts: 2,751

    PS4 for me, if I absolutely had to choose. Last gen I had PS3, 360 and PC. Not sure yet on this gen if I'm getting a console, we'll have to see exclusives.

     

  • BookahBookah Bar Harbor, MEMember UncommonPosts: 258

    Funny we ALL play on M$ Windows and we almost all chose Sony...

    Brand loyalty at its finest!

     

    Yep I chose PS4, I think for pc users, clearly paygates to internet content is an issue (Pay attention M$ :)

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  • squalleonahasqualleonaha miss, ONMember Posts: 211

    1 thing i dont like from X1 is that MS shown their greedy with it:

    24h internet connection required.

    kinec needed to play and can gather your information

    and no trade games, they even made a vid for it.

     

    even though they changed after, but it because of their sell, not because they do it on their free will. people fighting years for freedom and now they lock them up. so i'm sure not gonna support them.

  • FdzzaiglFdzzaigl Somewhere in nowhereMember UncommonPosts: 2,433

    Playstation & Sony, because that's the one some of my friends have. I would only consider a console to play stuff with friends at home.

    And I'd cross fingers for emulation of older PS games on PS4, I always regretted missing out on Team ICO's titles etc.

    Nintendo... Well, I have emulators for that atm :p

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  • VorthanionVorthanion Laguna Vista, TXMember UncommonPosts: 2,499
    I don't game on consoles, but I do own a PS3 in order to stream neflix and amazon.  I tried streaming through the TV and DVD players, but they always had stuttering issues, the PS3 does not  : )  It came with a free game, something something black box, but I've never been inclined to try it nor interested in any other games.  I hate controllers and fast action combat.

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  • DeathspankDeathspank Memphis, TNMember UncommonPosts: 139

    Though not "strictly" a PC gamer, i do most of my gaming on PC. I have a PS3 which i use mostly as a home theater system. I also had a 360 that RROD'd twice so i guess my vote will, unsurprisingly, go to Sony.  

     

    I would also like to add that, having seen 1st hand what the Occulus Rift can do, I think this gen is gonna be really mean to consoles unless they can find some way to make the OR work with their hardware. The Kinect and Move crap can't even begin to compare with the experience you can get with the OR. 

     

    Was gonna purchase the PS4 in June this year but now i'am just gonna save up to get a beastly rig + the OR kit. 

  • MaquiameMaquiame Member UncommonPosts: 1,073

    360 for last generation, PS4 for new generation. I haven't bought a console since the original Xbox but I am buying a PS4 for Destiny and the next iteration of Virtua Fighter for sure.

    I haven't liked Nintendo systems since the GBA aside from the Mario game on N64 and Ocarina of Time I just don't like Nintendo systems for 3d games. 2d absolutely, 3d go away.

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  • coretex666coretex666 PragueMember RarePosts: 3,214

    A thread for me...hooray.

    I chose Sony because why not.

    Playstation is the only console I have some experience with. I have played a few games on the first Playstation when I was young (e.g. Tekken). I have never touched any other console nor I plan to which kind of goes without saying I guess as this thread is for PC only gamers.

    Anyway, if you are looking for educated answers, just skip mine. I just felt like I have to respond with anything I can come up with since I am a proud PC only gamer.

  • KyleranKyleran Paradise City, FLMember LegendaryPosts: 26,664

    Just can't vote for any of those 3, none appeal to me for the same reasons, their primary UI is not a mouse and keyboard and I feel games designed around controllers are limited in ways I don't care for.  (i.e. Fallout 3 and especially Skyrim are great examples)

    The new Steambox has drawn my interest, but mostly because I don't know much about it yet.

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  • MibletMiblet BognerMember Posts: 333

    If I had to I'd probably go with Sony.

    Nintendo while fun is basically Mario and Zelda.  I don't see that changing anytime soon (though who knows with their next machine...though I wouldn't gamble on it, Mario and Zelda in cutting edge graphics...).

    Microsoft's XBoxLive has always seemed greedy to me, and while PS+ isn't great either it's still not at the same level.  I don't feel like paying more to Microsoft for the privilege of going online, that's what I pay my ISP for.

     

    Either way the PS4 and XB1 are not worth their asking price currently, in my opinion, as their game catalogue is still far too sparse.

  • SEANMCADSEANMCAD Houston, TXMember EpicPosts: 16,002

    Steam Machine.

     

     

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  • KatinkoKatinko san jose, NMMember Posts: 8
    I went with Sony because of XBL fees but really I'd probably only play some of the button-masher action titles like Devil May Cry 5 or whatever.
  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAMember UncommonPosts: 2,470
    Sony

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  • ShaighShaigh Member RarePosts: 1,505
    Originally posted by squalleonaha
    Originally posted by Shaigh
     I heard playstations online functions sucked for ps3 and I like the xbox gamepad so I guess that means I would buy an xbox one. Except I wont buy an xbox one.   I do know xbox did some really horrible presentations sounding like corporate assholes, so if playstation is equally good i would buy a playstation 4. But I wont buy a playstation 4.   I would never buy a nintendo console. Friend had a Gamecube and the gamepad was plastic crap, Wii was a fad and Wii U is a big joke.

    well, you should ask yourself what do you need from a console. everything is base on personal need.

    i personaly think, nintendo is awesome with their hanheld like 3ds, so many good game like zelda, pokemon, Fire emblem, harvestmoon, monster hunter, animal crossing. they might not focus into high end game, but their exclusive game is must play. and i think they are king in hanheld area.

    as for X1 and PS4, they focusing into more high end game with good graphic. so it come to personal need. if you want quick action like FPS and dont like playing on PC then go for x1, they have good server since you pay for it. if you like JRPG, and dont want to pay for server for FPS then PS4 is your friend.

    Its just that I never owned one, but if I did it would be for high end performance. As for x1 vs ps4, can't even get an x1 where I live so that would make ps4 a winner by default.

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  • SEANMCADSEANMCAD Houston, TXMember EpicPosts: 16,002
    Originally posted by Shaigh
    Originally posted by squalleonaha
    Originally posted by Shaigh
     I heard playstations online functions sucked for ps3 and I like the xbox gamepad so I guess that means I would buy an xbox one. Except I wont buy an xbox one.   I do know xbox did some really horrible presentations sounding like corporate assholes, so if playstation is equally good i would buy a playstation 4. But I wont buy a playstation 4.   I would never buy a nintendo console. Friend had a Gamecube and the gamepad was plastic crap, Wii was a fad and Wii U is a big joke.

    well, you should ask yourself what do you need from a console. everything is base on personal need.

    i personaly think, nintendo is awesome with their hanheld like 3ds, so many good game like zelda, pokemon, Fire emblem, harvestmoon, monster hunter, animal crossing. they might not focus into high end game, but their exclusive game is must play. and i think they are king in hanheld area.

    as for X1 and PS4, they focusing into more high end game with good graphic. so it come to personal need. if you want quick action like FPS and dont like playing on PC then go for x1, they have good server since you pay for it. if you like JRPG, and dont want to pay for server for FPS then PS4 is your friend.

    Its just that I never owned one, but if I did it would be for high end performance. As for x1 vs ps4, can't even get an x1 where I live so that would make ps4 a winner by default.

    The only non-PC gaming device I am even remotely interested in is the Nivida shield but even with that my PC is literally 3 feet from my couch....

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  • cheyanecheyane EarthMember EpicPosts: 4,854

    Sony of course have been since I played FF on PS 1. Don't play on the console anymore last one I bought was a PS 3 for my son.

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  • alkarionlogalkarionlog SMember UncommonPosts: 1,420

    will depend on what games each console will offer, I tend to go for sony but only for shin megami tensei series ,Final Fantasy and gran turismo, xbox never show anything I'm willing to play with it don't have on PC or playstation, on nintendo I like the metroid (the old ones really) zelda (not the ones who link is cartooned though) and mario.

     

    but I tend to stay on PC and don't see my buying a PS3 or PS4 or WII U, most games I play now are online, when I have internet problems I play my SP games, I also tend every once in while run my emulators and play the old snes games and given time all consoles will have a emulator to run on PC, so I would only require to buy the games and run on my pc.

     

    so I don't even have a reason to buy a console

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  • 13lake13lake Member UncommonPosts: 681
    Sony
  • DragnelusDragnelus UtrechtMember RarePosts: 2,009
    Played on a gaming rig. Got the ps4 + vita now and I like it soo much more!! I vote, Sony.




  • Chili1179Chili1179 Flint, TXMember Posts: 1

    Before the PS3 my last console was a Sega Dreamcast.

     

    I like the PS3 but I am an avid PC gamer.

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  • CastillleCastillle KhobarMember UncommonPosts: 2,677
    Im surprised at people voting steam machines.  Its just a PC using SteamOS with the steam logo somewhere on the case o.o  Im sure that you guys have much better pcs than that...Just download SteamOS and put a steam sticker on it! 

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  • BrenelaelBrenelael MaineMember UncommonPosts: 3,802

    If you buy any gaming console based solely off the specs you are an idiot... sorry but it's just the cold hard truth. The only thing that  a console can be measured by is the games it supports. I won't even consider a console choice until they've been on the market for at least a year and then I will base my choice solely off of what games are available for each. As for the rest of the BS they add to consoles these days... they can keep all of it. I have a dozen other devices for those things I don't need one more. To me a console is a gaming machine pure and simple. The fact that they are trying to turn the console into some half assed media center means that I probably will never buy a newer console as I think the console manufacturers have lost sight of the purpose of the GAMING CONSOLE.

     

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