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Old 07-05-2009, 10:16 PM   #1
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First-person shooters: PC or Console?

Are first-person shooters better for you on a PC or a console? (Note there is only one correct answer to this question).




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Old 07-05-2009, 10:31 PM   #2
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Um... The correct answer? The only one I've ever played is Republic Commando, and that was on computer. So I'm not really sure.

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Old 07-05-2009, 10:44 PM   #3
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Old 07-05-2009, 10:49 PM   #4
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Well...every first person shooter except for Halo has been better on PC...Halo is the only exception to the rule.



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Old 07-05-2009, 10:56 PM   #5
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Well...every first person shooter except for Halo has been better on PC...Halo is the only exception to the rule.
Having played Halo on PC I respectfully disagree.

Every type of shooter is better on PC. Off the top of my head, I can think of platformers and fighting games being more intuitive on consoles.

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Old 07-05-2009, 11:11 PM   #6
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Anyone that says "console" must provide a Master's thesis supporting their beliefs, complete with Excel spreadsheets and in-depth visual aids to prove themselves.
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Old 07-06-2009, 12:03 AM   #7
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Old 07-06-2009, 12:13 AM   #8
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Old 07-06-2009, 01:56 AM   #9
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Old 07-06-2009, 02:16 AM   #10
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Old 07-06-2009, 02:27 AM   #11
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Depends for me. Some games I just don't know why I prefer one or the other but it's not always PC or always console. I'd say in general I like multiplayer fps games on console (xbox live) and single player ones on PC but that is not always the case. Definitely like Valve games on PC (Left 4 Dead etc). So I wouldn't say I prefer one over the other. I will say it takes more skill/practice to be pro at console fps than PC though. Obviously that is why everyone likes them on PC better but I don't mind console controls at all.


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Old 07-06-2009, 03:33 AM   #12
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**** PC, console all the way. I haven't played a PC game, let alone a shooter game on PC, in the past five years. Mind you, I barely play my 360 anymore. Not until later this year when all the sequels come out.


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Old 07-06-2009, 04:30 AM   #13
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Isnt a poll like this kinda useless? PC IS better, everyone who has played any shooters on both pc and console knows that...


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Old 07-06-2009, 04:54 AM   #14
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I adapt easily to both - at a pinch, i'd say PC, but I'll happily play an FPS on console if it were an exclusive title.






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Old 07-06-2009, 05:03 AM   #15
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For anyone who puts in Console, try precision aiming with a sniper rifle with a console joystick and get back to me.

Hell, mouse and keyboard third party attachments are banned from the 360 specifically because it makes you better at it. I think that says enough.
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Old 07-06-2009, 08:54 AM   #16
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**** PC, console all the way.
Epic Fail.

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Old 07-06-2009, 09:04 AM   #17
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I like both. Keyboard/mouse is usually simpler/easier, but the same FPS on a console is usually more challenging and can be more fun depending on my mood.


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Old 07-06-2009, 11:34 AM   #18
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:52 AM   #19
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Old 07-06-2009, 01:51 PM   #20
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Old 07-06-2009, 02:02 PM   #21
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The only FPS games I've tried are JK:Outcast, Republic Commando, BF1, and BF2. The only one on a console was BF2. I can play it in FP, but I really prefer third-person on everything. BF1, JK, and Republic Commando are all murder on the PC. I far prefer consoles.

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Old 07-06-2009, 02:11 PM   #22
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Old 07-06-2009, 02:56 PM   #23
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Neither, FPS are a load of garbage. TPS are where it is at. SWBF and SOCOM FTW.
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Old 07-06-2009, 03:10 PM   #24
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Console i cant understand how anyone can find it EASY to play a 1st person shooter on a PC
You point where you want to shoot with a mouse, then you click the button.

It still amazes me how people keep picking the wrong answer.




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Old 07-06-2009, 03:38 PM   #25
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You point where you want to shoot with a mouse, then you click the button.

It still amazes me how people keep picking the wrong answer.
Ah, I've always been better with joysticks.


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Old 07-06-2009, 04:58 PM   #26
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the only games i have played on the pc is the orange box and fear but i would still have to say i like the console better.




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Old 07-06-2009, 05:05 PM   #27
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PC.. I can be highly accurate with mouse aim. and my left hand plays the keyboard like a virtuoso pianist. My hands are just too big for the tiny console controllers


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Old 07-06-2009, 05:31 PM   #28
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FPS, I've only really played BioShock on the 360 but I'm PC all the way!



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Old 07-06-2009, 05:38 PM   #29
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I'm good with either, but if I have to choose, PC.

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Old 07-06-2009, 05:57 PM   #30
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Old 07-06-2009, 09:36 PM   #31
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Old 07-07-2009, 12:47 PM   #33
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Ah, I've always been better with joysticks.
H-H-How?? Isn't it physically impossible to be more precise with a joystick than a mouse.

FPS games will always be better on the PC.


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Old 07-07-2009, 03:57 PM   #35
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PC.. I can be highly accurate with mouse aim. and my left hand plays the keyboard like a virtuoso pianist. My hands are just too big for the tiny console controllers
I'm the other way around. My hands are so small, I can't use the keyboard easily. Heck, I can't even use the 360 controllers easily. -_- Playstation for me!


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I play both, but I prefer PC, of course.


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Old 07-08-2009, 09:57 AM   #38
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360 because the keyborad and mouse get a old after a while the controller i find suits better


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In a shooter, aiming is important.
And the mouse is simply superior in terms of precision and stability.

However, needing to take the time to aim properly often means less pacing in a game, while consoles are better for fast-paced action-packed games where precision is less important, and reaction more important.

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