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    Should RPS cover console games?

    First and foremost RPS should always cover the PC format, but as gamers are we missing things?

    Most of the big console games are multiformat anyway and RPS will touch on some of those bigger titles, but would RPS readers benefit from a wide caveat of articles and coverage?

    I think so.

    We all know the writers on RPS are true gamers in that they game on multiple systems, not just PC, so why shouldn't we like to hear about their adventures in console or even mobile land hmmm?

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    Nalano vetoes this motion.
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    No. Nope. Never. The end.

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    Fucking.
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    Please report this man.

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    Hss! Gets its nasty conssssoles away from ussss, preciousss!

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    Er, I think we can all agree that PC games are best (obv) and that gross console games have no place on RPS. There's no need to get all shouty and stuff.

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    This fake gamer says no
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    Absolutely not.

    See also: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/about/
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMiD View Post
    Oh dear lord, I think this is the first time I'm putting mugs to these names.

    On top of my monthly "sub," I think I'm going to donate some shaving utensils, too.
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    Where is "goddamnit Craigh" on that About?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nalano View Post
    Oh dear lord, I think this is the first time I'm putting mugs to these names.

    On top of my monthly "sub," I think I'm going to donate some shaving utensils, too.
    Some of those guys are less beardy these days. Some still need your donations.
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    I wish rps would stop doing previews. I want to read about games I can play not hype for games which never live up to it or KickStarter notices.

    Games we can play (even a pre release demo) or gtfo.
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    FUCK NO!

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    Where is "goddamnit Craigh" on that About?
    Heh, don't hold your breath. They only got around to adding Nathan a few months back.

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    But outside of the generic CoD claptrap which still gets featured on this site, you understand there are some good console games right, people/otherkin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Swayze View Post
    But outside of the generic CoD claptrap which still gets featured on this site, you understand there are some good console games right, people/otherkin?
    And there are other sites for 'em.
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    Most of the writers on RPS write the odd article elsewhere. Often about console games. RPS is a PC gaming site.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Heliocentric View Post
    I wish rps would stop doing previews. I want to read about games I can play not hype for games which never live up to it or KickStarter notices.
    I don't want them to stop, because sometimes it can be fun to look forward to games of the future, but I wouldn't mind a little "You Can Play This Today" (or "This Game Does Not Exist Yet") sticker on the relevant header images. =P Now I will stop being off-topic!

    There is historical precedent for RPS writing about really real Nintendo games.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patrick Swayze View Post
    But outside of the generic CoD claptrap which still gets featured on this site, you understand there are some good console games right, people/otherkin?
    Other sites do enough to cover them. People know there are good consoles. Consoles games are discussed on these forums.
    We know people here get excited about console type games (Dark Souls). But there is so much to cover so much would get left out. Eurogamer, ign, Polygon and the like are there if you really want to stay up to date on console games.

    The about says it all if you need a why.

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    This is about The Last of Us, isn't it?
    Personally I think it still suffers from Ludonarrtive dissonance, as in Uncharted, except it tries to be all Kids are Serious Business.
    20min later: Lol, Nevermind, let's strangle dozens of people to death. At least there are some non-human enemies, or the whole thing would be a total bloodbath.
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    Bloody narrativist have to come and screw our games up grrrrrr

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