Console Games – Are Console Games a Saving Grace for PC Games?

PC games are back from the brink, courtesy the slew of console games that have saved the pc games from going obsolete. Tell us, when was the last time you got crazy about a computer game as much as say, some of the console games. And while console games are making big news, you might probably wonder what happened to the step-brotherly branch of PC games? However, when one thinks of PC games, there are few things that come to mind. Unimaginative, bland, mediocre- these are the three adjectives that can be used to describe the PC games. Ironically the technology that helped built the PC games is the same technology that caused just about everyone to forget about it. Believe it or not, the game console has really taken over.

The power of console is growing, thanks to gamers who are switching over in a big way. In fact consoles have some amazing pros associated with it. Essentially, everyone stands to gain the same gaming experience. On the other hand, the growth of internet has proven unfavorable to the PC gaming industry. These days, loads of free games are easily available on the net. We Farm, anyone? So why should today’s youth shell out cash for complex, expensive games when free ones are available? Yes, indeed times have changed and we live in an uber-cool, ultra-modern, ultra-mobile world, where technology has to keep pace with the life-style. However, it is still unimaginable for a PC user to go ahead and cough up cash to upgrade their PC just to play a PC game, let alone purchasing a beefed-up PC rig for show off purposes. C’mon on, grow up guys. Okay, the tech geeks of the world are into it, but a typical consumer may never want to get into it.

Star craft -II, a console game has managed to rack up over three million sales, a number that is definite to increase.The game has been receiving rave reviews and is described as “great” and “astounding” and even “ground-breaking”. Simply put, it has not only lived up to the expectations, but exceeded them, and this couldn’t have come at a better time. It offers the gamers an incredibly rich, in-depth experience. Players get to make, political, strategic and economic decisions all for the sake of creating a mind-blowing experience. Civilization 5 though have a few bugs in the system, but be assured they surely will be ironed out as times goes on.

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