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myuniquenick
07-02-2007, 05:00 AM
I will definitely buy Assassin's Creed but I'm not sure which version to get.

I've always been a PC gamer. I love playing games on my PC and ordinarily my preference is always to get the PC version of a game if possible. Fortunately I can afford to keep my system on the cutting edge with the latest hardware.

I'm a graphics *****. I love games that look good, not discounting great gameplay of course.

I loved the Prince of Persia games. Sands of Time was fantastic. I love the combination of acrobatic moves, environmental puzzles and combat entwined in an engrossing story.

It looks to me like AC will have everything I love about playing games.

After being a hardcore PC gamer for years I've just started to get into console games. I only bought a PS3 to play blue-ray movies but I got a few games as well. MotorStorm is really great.

But I totally suck at playing fps games on console. I can't get the hang of aiming with that round thing. I can play Resistance Fall of Man for about 30 seconds before getting blown away every time. If it was on PC with mouse and keyboard they would be wasted.

Here's my problem. I've got a fantastic Sony 40" widescreen 1080p HDTV, perfect for playing games on the PS3. I've also got a high-spec PC with a 22" widescreen monitor.

So I'm wondering which version do you think I would be better off getting, PC or PS3? Which one will look better assuming the most favourable hardware available for each version? Is aiming part of the gameplay for AC?

andy276
07-02-2007, 05:43 AM
All versions are supposed to be exactly the same, so it's up to you. It would probably be better to wait until it gets out to see if this is true.

I doubt there will be aiming, but it could be since you have a crossbow.

ScytheOfGrim
07-02-2007, 05:49 AM
since you havent preordered it or anything my first question would be, are you planning on doing that??

and if not, then wait for the game to come out and see which people think is better. if your PC is only for gaming then get it for PC(especially if youve got a good computer that is fast) and buy a handle to use on the comp if you prefer analog

or you could draw names out of a hat http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Hassan-Sabaa
07-02-2007, 06:04 AM
The PC might have a couple mods avalible or atleast before other systems get it. Since they are similar go for the one that you are more comfortable with. I also doubt there will be a lot of aiming. If there is there will be a way around it because the game is so open to choice.

noobfun
07-02-2007, 06:59 AM
lol pc's rule fps games mouse keyboard beats dpad + analoge stick and a bunch of buttons

from a purley hardware/performance point of view ps3 versions probabily going to be better then pc

hold a constant frame rate better (its programmed for 1 gpu only, not a bunch of variants of lots of base models)

less chance of memory leaks, (again 1 type of memory not several variants in several speeds from lots of manufacturers with different performance ratings)

less variables such as drivers, direct x what else is running in the background etc

but naa ill still take pc ^_^ im odd like that

katz_bg
07-03-2007, 02:17 AM
Unless you have a good gamepad for your PC I suggest you go with console.
Remember in the T2T? It's extremely hard with mouse+keyboard, but very easy with an analogue controller. I'm not expecting anything different here.

myuniquenick
07-03-2007, 08:24 AM
Actually I had no control problems using mouse and keyboard in SoT, WW or T2T and quite enjoyed playing them that way. They played great with the usual fps controls.

ScytheOfGrim
07-03-2007, 08:28 AM
then youll obviously enjoy it on the PC!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

tschlosser
07-03-2007, 09:33 AM
You should get it for PC, and make sure u have an amazing Video Card, and Graphics, and make sure alot of space, then bam, it'll look amazing...but im not too sure about the controls on that game

ScytheOfGrim
07-03-2007, 09:47 AM
to tell the truth, i never really liked the arrow keys... they always bugged me...especially the fact that you gotta press two of them to move diagonally http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif i'll stick to analogues thank you

chewie1890
07-03-2007, 11:25 AM
I say wait for the demo. Play the demo on the PS3 see what you think of it. There might be a demo available for PC as well and if there is try that out too.

borat1985
07-03-2007, 11:51 AM
id say PS3 cause loading times are better ,controls also id say PS3 cause climbing is easy on anloge its more monoverable

tschlosser
07-03-2007, 08:42 PM
Yeah, but theres the whole affect of you graphics, and yah know, yah, PS3 has good graphics, but PC has MUCH BETTER!! PC can be amazing, u just need the right gear....

And the arrow keys, the better thing is "wasd" or as it would look like w
asd

http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

katz_bg
07-03-2007, 10:22 PM
Originally posted by tschlosser:
Yeah, but theres the whole affect of you graphics, and yah know, yah, PS3 has good graphics, but PC has MUCH BETTER!!
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
That's not entirely correct. The consoles have a constant graphics quality while PC's graphic quality changes dramatically from game to game, and from VGA to VGA.

Zineus
07-04-2007, 05:48 AM
In All Known Facts, it stands that you can make every person like u better, but its just working on ps3! Is this true? cuse i want 2 play the entire game! nothing will be left behind! if it dosent work on PC i should get a job and a PS3

ScytheOfGrim
07-04-2007, 06:00 AM
dont worry, the facts were posted before it went multiplatform, so it will be fine http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

DrZapp
07-04-2007, 08:41 AM
we will have to wait and see,
hopefully it's not a BAD port for the PS3, but if it is, then i'd suggest you get the PC version, if it's a fair or very well ported game, then I'd go for the PS3 version.

ScytheOfGrim
07-04-2007, 09:51 AM
the original version of the game was meant for the ps3, so it isnt a port, besides jade said that all the versions will be almost exactly the same.

adio540
07-04-2007, 12:13 PM
well if your pc is everything you say it is and you have a controller for the pc (i hate playing games like this with keyboard) then id say pc
cuz theres always the chance people will make mods or something and increase the games value for you

katz_bg
07-06-2007, 10:29 AM
Originally posted by DrZapp:
we will have to wait and see,
hopefully it's not a BAD port for the PS3.
aham... it's not a port FOR the PS3, it's FROM the PS3 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
you should check out the news from the E3 2006, because it seems you don't know the history of the project.

ScytheOfGrim
07-06-2007, 10:35 AM
dont worry zappy, you aint the only one that thinks that http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

BTW katz, love the sig, freakazoid was SO funny, maybe cuz i was a kid...