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Old 07-23-10, 04:26 AM   #13
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Default Re: The reason Microsoft decided not to allow PC gamers to take on Xbox gamers?

There are very few exceptions to this.

I have a friend who is a dyed-in-the-wool Halo fan. He has come over many times to play Halo 2 on my PC, on some servers that I found to be too difficult for me with either the controller OR kb/m. He picked the controller up every time and proceeded to be near or at the top of the leaderboard in every round.

There aren't many who can do this, but they're out there.

I still enjoy the 360 controller for GoW, Lost Planet, Halo 2, Bioshock and even Far Cry 2. It's pretty fun in Metro 2033 as well.

It's definitely no good for the twitchy games though (Bad Company 2 etc.).
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Old 07-23-10, 04:44 AM   #14
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halo on pc is like eating dog poop.....fresh kind...
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Old 07-23-10, 04:55 AM   #15
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Default Re: The reason Microsoft decided not to allow PC gamers to take on Xbox gamers?

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halo on pc is like eating dog poop.....fresh kind...
Real relevant to the discussion. Not.

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Old 07-23-10, 05:32 AM   #16
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i thought this was common knowledge :/...



lol
Oh it is, at least amongst PC gamers.
My buddy's 15 y/o kid thinks he could own me in BFBC2 if we played head to head.

This is a kid whose sole claim to fame on his Dad's gaming rig.. was locating thehun.com. lol
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Old 07-23-10, 05:47 AM   #17
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none of you could beat the average console gamer....
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Old 07-23-10, 05:54 AM   #18
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great post m3dude, you are winner!

Controllers aren't that bad and I think that some games could be designed so the controller input wasn't a huge bonus.

Many console games have pretty aggressive aim assist or huge crosshair zones to get hits a lot easier than many PC games. Would that auto aim stuff work in a mp environment? I'm not sure would be way too hard to balance.
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Default Re: The reason Microsoft decided not to allow PC gamers to take on Xbox gamers?

I thought about posting this when I read it on Kotaku a few days ago, but I agree. KBM is way better than Controller.
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Old 07-23-10, 07:22 AM   #20
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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.
*Pets his G27* Bring it on!!


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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There aren't many who can do this, but they're out there.
Halo2 has some pretty heafty auto aim forced on when using a controller as I recall.
I remember hearing about people using controller with shotgun as it snaps to the target and you hit the full blast per automatic, and there was some complaints or somesuch.
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haha, sorry but thats true. halo games are gimped on PC. controls are not working how they should.
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none of you could beat the average console gamer....
even with the aimbot in consoles....i doubt they can take on a pc gamer
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*Pets his G27* Bring it on!!


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.
since this is RROD_Box comparision, you could destroy RROD_Box players with G27, the only MS wheel for RROD_Box is that pathetic white wireless wheel.

none of the Logitech stuff works.
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