Oh, not again... What have you gotten me into?

The Bomb Squad and the Giant Bomb forums have done it again. First Claude convinced me to buy a Wii, and now with all the talk of PC ports being better then the console versions have I was tempted to upgrade my PC from the older (but still decent) Q6600 rig that I had. I never thought I'd be a PC gamer, because generally I like to sit on my couch or bed and hold a controller in my hand. The solution it seems was to get a 25 foot (8.3m) long HDMI cable and hook it up straight to my TV and get a wireless dongle for my 360 controllers, which most games seem to support. Except for blasted Mass Effect... How hard could it be when you have console versions of the game out there?

However guys, playing on the PC is a thing of beauty. I'm absolutely in love. It has it's weird hiccups like freaking Steam not installing and not allowing me to install my retail disc copy of Skyrim (had to install in safe mode for some stupid reason) but overall it's great. Playing games with max settings with solid 60 FPS in true 1080P is amazing. For some games it's night and day between the console versions like the Witcher 2 even though the Witcher is passable I guess on 360.

Anyways, the games I've played since picking up my new system in the last month include:

  • Kingdoms of Amalur Reckoning
  • The Witcher 2
  • Mass Effect Trilogy
  • Bulletstorm
  • Batman Arkham City
  • Blur
  • Velvet Assassin
  • Skyrim
  • Crysis
  • Crysis 2
  • Portal 2

EDIT - Added:

  • Max Payne 3
  • Dragon Age Origins
  • Alice Madness Returns
  • Assassin's Creed
  • Prince of Persia 2008

Picked up Amalur today... Maybe I should have done it sooner... Anyways all of the games look fantastic. Is there any other games that I'm missing out on by not playing on the PC? Anything that is just loads better then on its console counterpart? Also in case you guys are wondering my specs (which I posted in the rig thread, but might as well post here as well) are:

  • i7 2600 @3.4Ghz
  • AMD 7970
  • 8GB RAM

So I hope you're happy bombers... You made me invest in a PC. What next a Lion? Actually... now that you mention it...

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