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Basically your wrong, just google microsoft doing trials allowing PC gamers to play XBOX gamers and see the words used to describe what happened "no chance" "destroyed" etc..

I also own a PS3 and play Killzone 3 quite abit on there, and while certain aspects of my game carry between both PC / PS3 aiming is certainly not one of them the mouse certainly offers massive advantages.

And going back to your earlier statement, when I played at Quakecon I certainly didn't see anybody whipping a xbox controller out to compete
I think any one plugging in a controller at Quakecon would be thrown out...though it is sickening me that there are so many console games being displayed at Quakcon these days.

All that i am saying is that I've witnessed it. However, I should also say that I've seen a blind person paint an amazing picture. A controller is a handicap in my eyes, but if a person masters it...they can do amazing things with it.

It is just like how poeple can fly with the mouse and keyboard...when I hop in a gunship my mouse hand automatically reaches for the joystick. Yet some people can do everything I can do without dropping the mouse. People who use the 360 controllers in BF2142 tell me they basically started doing so because the vehicle combat isn't all that mouse friendly and then just started to use it for everything...including other games
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What kind of injury prevents you from playing on a controller while allowing keyboard and mouse?
Honestly? My fiance went away for the weekend and, unfettered by female tyranny, I played Black Ops for like 48 hours straight (hyperbole... but not much) and gave myself a severe case of tendinitis in my right thumb. It was so bad that I had a really hard time working (im an illustrator/designer) and had to get a cortisone shot. It happened a couple of months ago and the pain has subsided but I can't even hold a controller for 5 minutes without it starting to ache again. I might be permanently retired from console gaming forever!!! *sobs*
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Honestly? My fiance went away for the weekend and, unfettered by female tyranny, I played Black Ops for like 48 hours straight (hyperbole... but not much) and gave myself a severe case of tendinitis in my right thumb. It was so bad that I had a really hard time working (im an illustrator/designer) and had to get a cortisone shot. It happened a couple of months ago and the pain has subsided but I can't even hold a controller for 5 minutes without it starting to ache again. I might be permanently retired from console gaming forever!!! *sobs*
Seems quite unlikely but if true, no matter if it's exaggerated, that's quite unfortunate. Never heard of hand injury from gaming itself.

Hope it gets better though.
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Xbox 360 on PC will have a subscription fee
Does this kill it for anyone else besides me?

1-subscription fee = online only [I would guess]

2-PC port of 360 game > 360 game
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Just give me Forza 3 and I'll be happy.
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pc gamers would just whip the tail off of console gamers. I think they ought to let us choose who to play with. Consoles should have 2 choices, console only or open game. Same goes for pc gamers who should have 2 choices PC only game or an open game.
    
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Atleast with the fee they can't whine about piracy. If people want to play them, then they can either buy a console and pay the fee, or pay it to play on PC. Pretty seedy, but it's more games, I guess.
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For the price of windows 8, you could probably just stick with 7 and buy an actual x360 instead.
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Anyone remember Shadow Run? It was the only cross platform game released for the PC and Xbox. I had lots of fun with that one owning the 360 people lol. Probably the reason there are no more cross platform FPS's.

http://www.microsoft.com/games/pc/shadowrun.aspx


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Cross-platform multiplayer: For the first time ever, Xbox 360 and Windows gamers can compete as a team or as foes. Experience a quantum leap in interactivity as console and Vista PC gamers battle for supremacy online via Windows Vista and Xbox Live®. As you battle endlessly for the right to be crowned the last man standing, you'll also struggle to answer the age-old of question of which is the more efficient killer: Windows PC or Xbox 360? Through the unprecedented cross-platform functionality, up to 16 gamers using both Windows PC and the Xbox 360 console will participate together in the ultimate multiplayer frag-fest.
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Years ago we used to play the pc version of mortal kombat sharing a common keyboard. It played just fine.

Also in sports simulators (those of the 90s) the guy who had the keyboard had an advantage.

Platformers were also easier.
I think though it is a matter of use. It is good for pc gamers to try out any console though, so as to get used to the controls.


Believe me, once you are used to a k/m combo you can play anything.

I think due to spending some time with a dreamcast i lost some of my keyboard reflexes and precision.
I know I have friends playing 2D fighting games and platformers with a keyboard and being quite good at it but I'm incapable to do it and they aren't even PC gamers like I am, that's why I have a ton of console pads modded with USB for my emulation needs (I play more emulators than I do modern PC games generally, have SNES, Genesis, Saturn, NES, N64... and adapters just for that).

The point is it doesn't matter that k/m is better for FPS, the large majority of the human population prefer playing with a controller, and almost every other type of games besides FPS, RTS and some RPGs control better with a controller.
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