When the Xbox 360, Ps3, and Nintendo Wii I like anyone else had to make a decision. Which to choose? A lot of people pick something for a slew of reasons. It could be the graphics, the company, exclusives, or what features come with this one or that one. I ultimately choose a PS3 first for no other than Metal Gear Solid. Only to have a long wait for it to drop on the system.
In the end I ended up with a 360, and Wii to go along with the PS3. I ended up selling the Wii about a year after I got it, as it was nothing more than a dust collector. The 360 and PS3 found a lot of use though. I’ve seen some of my favorite series get better at least in my eyes lol. Along with new series such as, Mass Effect, Gears of War, Uncharted, among others. Which have brought new characters and worlds, in which can really make a person fall in love with. That after all is what makes gaming great as a form of entertainment.
The new gen consoles have been out for at least a year now. I figured it was time to pick one up. I again had to make that choice. Which one? It can be a hard thing to do, at least for me. My free time is getting smaller by the day, as I’m sure you all the follow me have seen in the past few months. And, I’m really sorry for that.
I was thinking about the PS4, and Xbox One, and my decision really goes to exclusives. That’s the whole point to me, I don’t care about how the console looks, or how big it is. Graphics isn’t a big concern to me, if it was I’d stick with PC for gaming. I don’t care about the social aspects, or media, because my PC does all that. I don’t really want something that does all that, because again I have a PC. I mainly want my console to play games, that’s about it, really if it was my choice that’s the only thing it’d do.
The reason I bought my PS3 was Metal Gear Solid and that alone. The 360 was because of Halo. Seeing as Metal Gear Solid V is going on everything, I ended up getting a Xbox One. Seeing as both are going to release later this year, I’ll have both, and want have to worry about having both consoles. Not saying I want end up with a PS4 at some point though, Sony has some great exclusives that are hard hitters.
As for making the switch to current gen, I think it was the right time and a good choice. Seeing as all kinds of great stuff has come out of E3 in the last couple of days. This year is already looking good.
As for the console, it came with The Master Chief Collection. Nothing really new to be said here, as its all old content. Still nice to have though, it will keep me busy with some of my die hard Halo friends. I also wanted to pick up another game, and it ended up being Shadow of Mordor. I was deciding between that, The Witcher 3, and Dragon Age: Inquisition. I’ve been wanting a good LoTR game, so Shadow of Mordor was the winner.
I’ve only got to put a few hours into it, but have thoroughly enjoyed what I’ve played so far.
As for anything else, its been really slow for me. The blog is lacking bad, and I hope to turn that around.
I’ve been trying to put most of my free time into fine tuning my skills with the animation. Slowly learning and grinding my way to getting better at things that need work bad. Its such a slow process that its a little painful at times.