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Old 07-23-10, 07:22 AM   #20
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Default Re: The reason Microsoft decided not to allow PC gamers to take on Xbox gamers?

Originally Posted by ViN86 View Post
Doesn't take a genius to figure that out. I mean you're comparing moving your thumb with fine movements versus moving your entire hand. Also, with mouse and keyboard you can hit multiple keys easily (e.g. two directions, fire and jump at same time, etc.). You can hit multiple commands on a controller, too, but it's awkward.

Mouse and keyboard just offer a better range of controls. Only games where controllers would have an advantage (or be on par with mouse and keyboard at least, imo) would be sports and racing games.
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I'd have to say though that the controller is probably the best device when it comes to sports games. KB and mouse for FPS, then wheel for racing. It wouldn't suprised me if the tables were turned when playing madden on an xbox versus the computer though.
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