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Why is PC gaming not as big as it once was?

Discussion in 'Games' started by El_Mayo, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. BumbleBee

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    You were saying ?


    That rugby like mode similar to Sabotage modes in CoD ?
     
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    You're thinking of Bombing Run.
     
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    you're right it was the shield that regenerated but the sequel Halo 2 in 2004 had regenerating health.

    you mean bombing run? no. Cliffy introduced Horde mode in a bonus pack but he called it Invasion.
     
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    Consoles r just superior.
     
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    That's like saying there is still a Santa Claus, alot of people beleive it but doesn't make it totally true nor false.:D
     
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    Exactly, but still Santa Claus is still making lotta money regardless of the truth.
     
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    So are consoles
     
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    they weren't actually talking about santa clause. thanks for the subtext ;)
     
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    Interesting analogy. It's a pity though that there are alot of console gamers who don't stop believing when they grow up. :shadedshu
     
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    My whole point; neither are superior to the other. Hence "true nor false". They both have pros and cons.
     
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    the whole reason I bought a console was to take a break from all the harassment and cheating.
     
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    I honestly rarely come across hackers in any of the FPS's I have ever played. And consoles now days have hackers as well. And harassment is even worse, someone kills you, sends you a private message making fun of you.

    That argument kind of reminds me of Mac users saying they bought a Mac because they were afraid to get a virus on a PC.
     
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    I have only had a couple incidents on consoles. it's much worse on PC for me. I can't even use my microphone because someone will give me a hard time. people use aim bots and speed hack all the time :laugh:
     
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    you're kidding right? just looking at the demographics that doesn't make any sense.

    it also goes against my experience. though i am male i HAVE played online with women before and of those times it was much worse on console. i suppose it depends on the games but still, that is very surprising to read.
     
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    no i'm not kidding. when EA announced Battlefield 3 would have 64 players online everyone was jumping out of their seat but all I could think about was how many people you can enrage and frak with :laugh:
     
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    Stay away from my PC servers !
     
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    that won't be too hard with a warm welcome like that :laugh:
     
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    You use BF3 as an example, but with 550 hours into BC2, I feel I have a pretty good amount of seat time to make a judgement on hacking in the BF games, and I have seen very little. As far as mic's, I hate open mic's so I just turn them off. Either way, small maps and hacking is going to be worse, the larger it gets, the less head shot scripts are going to matter, you can't head shot a guy out of a tank. And larger maps will involve more vehicles, any hacker I see playing BC2 plays Arica Conquest, or any other map with no vehicles.
     
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    Ok, UT99 has the ability to regen health for players but at a slow rate along with First Aid packs, n then health vials/kegs.
     
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    That was only available if you had the G.O.T.Y. edition and it was a mutator. Players had to pick up items called an Ankh or something which either gave them a speed, HP or shield & other random bonusses, but it wasnt on the standard UT99 game
     
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    whole Point is health regen has been around since 99 if not earlier, nothing new about it
     
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    97' Got to read the whole thread :p But could be earlier than that I'm sure.
     
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    Ya which game, was it quake or something else?
     

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