A term that unifies “casualization” (from casual), with “consoles”. While in videogames “casualization” means a tendency to make things less complex and accessible to the masses, “consolization” means the “casualization” applied to games that weren’t casual before. It applies to all kind of games who become less complex because of the necessity of convert mouse to pad controls, lower on memory or graphics requeriments, or downgrade any kind of management (losses the x,y axis, big menus, scrolling inventories, auto aim, auto stats, lack of editor or mod support, etc).
Many games have lost plenty of quality due to their consolization, their predecessors were richer and deeper in each aspect but these multiplatform versions were designed limited by inferior platforms...
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A term invented by rabid PC enthusiasts to describe any game that isn't Baldur's Gate 2 and doesn't require spread-sheet style character management or which uses an accessible interface for gameplay. If the gameplay is easy to get into, PC enthusiasts will consider it rubbish and consolized, no matter how difficult the actual game might be.

Anybody not in agreement on a game being 'consolized' is considered inferior and will never be allowed into said PC enthusiast's battlestati-, err basement.
Clearly that game suffers from consolization, because even though it has won awards for most innovative gameplay, most involving story and best AI in a game, it displays a little text that tells you to press 'E' every time you want to open a door.
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A word used by PC gamers to describe the cost-friendly practice of developers in which a video game is clearly designed to accommodate the limited capabilities of console systems.

Symptoms include inferior graphics, sluggish gameplay, clumsy user interfaces, checkpoint-based save systems, a lack of dedicated servers, limited customization and simplified game mechanics.
It was clear that due to the overwhelming amount of negative user reviews of Modern Warfare 2 for PC that Infinity Ward had contracted consolitis.
by Steakface February 19, 2010
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Relief or comfort in sorrow or suffering.
Although we miss our dog very much, it is a consolation to know that she died quickly, wihtout suffering.
by Larstait November 11, 2003
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The act of creating a PC game which contains console game design concepts or gameplay offering more instant gratification. These design concepts include, but are not limited to the following:

-Less customization features
-Very little control for multiplayer hosts

Consolization can often be a result of porting a console game to PC and may often be accompanied by sloppy optimization and widespread technical issues of all kinds.

It may also less literally mean "cheapened" or "simplified" and can, as such, sometimes be applied even to certain console games.
"Man, those games used to be awesome, but lately they've just been consolized."
by Doopydoo22 August 28, 2007
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Sympathy for a person who has a different video game console than your own.
Friend 1: "Oh, you have the Xbox One? My consolences."
Friend 2: "Shut up dude."
Friend 1: "I'm just saying I feel bad for you."
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A form of making out, always in a car, over the center console. Usually, this happens because a girl is too prude to take it to the backseat in the car. This action almost always results in sore ribs, because both people rub their sides against the console while kissing.
Cooper's ribs were very sore after being consoled by Suzy. She's such a prude.
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