Sonic and Knuckles playing video games as adult gamers.

Where Should You Go For Your Gaming Needs?

Hey, there my game boy’s n gals. We’ve got enough XP to approach the boss-level question: Console, PC, or VR. Which one is the best? WHICH? Grab your controller, keyboard, or VR headset, and let the battle commence.

The OGs of gaming rightfully should go first. Consoles offer a classic gaming experience that’s hard to beat. They’re easy to set up, and you don’t have to worry about compatibility issues or graphics settings. Plus, they’re generally more affordable than PCs, which is a big selling point for many gamers. However, consoles are limited in terms of customization options and game selection. While there are plenty of great games available on consoles, there are also many that are exclusive to PCs. So if your gaming needs are outgrowing that console then it might be time to switch up a gear!

Uncharted 4, Drake gaming on the couch with a friend as an adult gamer.

Next, we have the PC. Ah, the master race. With a PC, you have the power to customize your gaming experience to your heart’s content. Want to play at ultra-high graphics settings? Go for it. Want to mod your game to add custom content? Knock yourself out. Plus, you have access to a vast library of games, including some that aren’t available on consoles. But let’s be real, PCs are like that one friend who’s always talking about how much better they are than everyone else. Sure, they’re impressive and can do some amazing things, but they can also be a little obnoxious about it. PCs can also be more expensive than consoles and building a gaming PC can be a daunting task for total noob- erm, I mean beginners. Although the games library is vast, not all games are optimized for PCs, which can lead to compatibility issues and frustrating gameplay experiences. PC is by far the best option for iGamers, that is to say, those who seek thrills in placing wagers and winning jackpots to satisfy their gaming needs.

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Well, it is the best option if we don’t include mobile phone games which are popular among casual gamers. Mobile games are easily accessible and can be played on the go, making them a convenient option for gamers who may not have the time or resources for traditional gaming platforms. Additionally, many mobile games are free-to-play, making them affordable for gamers on a budget. For obvious gamely reasons, this platform cannot be taken as competition with the big three.

Bowser with a mobile phone gaming.

Finally, we have VR. The future of gaming? Hmm, it has a place in the future but who knows about the future? As for the past VR is the oldest in the battle – divers would put on big bronze helmets with a window and play ye olde fish simulator back in the 18th century. But seriously, with VR, you can truly immerse yourself in a game like never before. Want to feel like you’re actually inside a game world? VR can make that happen. Plus, it’s just plain cool. But, let’s be real (pun intended), VR is like that one friend who’s always showing off their latest gadget. Sure, it’s impressive and fun to play with, but it’s also kinda pricey and not everyone has access to it or the space. The biggest drawback for many gamers though is that the other platforms have a vastly superior supply of games and, apart from Sony, most major developers are reluctant to invest in the technology and make your favorite games VR-ready.

So, which one is the best? Well, it depends on what you’re looking for. If you want a classic, reliable gaming experience, go with a console. If you want the power to customize your gaming experience, go with a PC. And if you want to try something new and aren’t prone to motion sickness then get that VR headset on!  Whether you’re a console gamer, a PC master race member, or a VR enthusiast, there’s no denying that each platform has its unique strengths and weaknesses and so comparing them is probably the only game that has no winners. Happy gaming!

Or angry gaming, or munchy gaming, whichever takes your liking!

Written by Dorothy Jones