Console gaming in 2012 is boring. Sorry, but its true. Sequel-itis abounds, and thus creative new experiences are few and far between. This is probably caused by a whole variety of factors, but the most obvious is the 7+ year age of this console generation.
Due to Sony and Microsoft’s hesitance to start the next-gen, PC gaming has really risen to the forefront in 2012. In addition to the technical and graphical advantages to playing PC games over console – there is simply a much better variety of gaming experiences available on PC. Stuff like Amnesia, Legend of Grimrock, Lone Survivor, Gemini Rue, Machinarium, Diablo 3 and so much more. Add on to that PC-only F2P games like Blacklight, League of Legends and Tribes and the difference is pretty stark.
Regardless of this, the trump card of console gaming has always been price. Purchasing a console for $250 that does not need upgrading is considered a huge advantage over the money required to get a decent gaming PC running. But here is the thing – that simply is not true anymore. Console gaming is more expensive than PC gaming. Read on for the comparison!Continue Reading