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i think it was a joke (at least i hope it was)
Doubt it.
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Why do you guys always think that consoles and maturity are two mutually exclusive things? That you can`t have one without the other?

Seems kinda silly to me
xxbassplayerxx has it nailed
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It's 100% of the reason that when I'm on my 360, I'm not on Xbox Live. I am quite sure I have never played a game of anything on Xbox that did not have at least one obnoxious, immature player.
Though, thats not to say that PC has its own fair share of less than adequate players. Not sure why Epitope acts like the PC doesn't have anything that Xbox Live has, because it does. And sometimes, its even worse. I had some really bad CS:S experience with my servers. Really bad... I have stories
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On a serious note. Why don't consoles just allow standard USB Keyboard and Mouse support? That would solve the input device problems that they mention in this article.

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xxbassplayerxx has it nailed


Though, thats not to say that PC has its own fair share of less than adequate players. Not sure why Epitope acts like the PC doesn't have anything that Xbox Live has, because it does. And sometimes, its even worse. I had some really bad CS:S experience with my servers. Really bad... I have stories
I think we all have had those experiences. Counterstrike seems to bring out the worst in people. I've never understood how people can get so serious and upset over a game that restarts every 3 minutes... I've seen people flip out and scream over something that happened 3 rounds ago.

Have you ever accidentally blocked somebody for like 0.5 seconds in a doorway and been flamed about it for 5 minutes?

If it was a tournament game I could maybe understand but a random public server?

I think my point still stands. I'm quite positive that the average PC gamer is older than the average console gamer.
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On a serious note. Why don't consoles just allow standard USB Keyboard and Mouse support? That would solve the input device problems that they mention in this article.
The PS3 does. Sony always has allowed it. Unreal Tournament 3 allows it for example.

Problem is it's up to the developer. And like alot of really cool features the PS3 has like Youtube video uploading and picture sharing, devs dont take advantage of it
And adding kb/m adds an imbalance factor. Not to mention, games need to have adjustments to their aiming systems and what not.
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On a serious note. Why don't consoles just allow standard USB Keyboard and Mouse support? That would solve the input device problems that they mention in this article.
To keep you paying for $30 accessories... and probably to keep the playing field even.

The article was 'holier than thou' but oh well. For the most part, it is true. Especially the attitudes and maturity factor.
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It's 100% of the reason that when I'm on my 360, I'm not on Xbox Live. I am quite sure I have never played a game of anything on Xbox that did not have at least one obnoxious, immature player.
Xbox.... hmmm

In terms of current gen cosoles, I`ve only ever played on a PS3, in BFBC2 no less. Most of the people with Mic`s on that game on my platform are just annoying college students, or (for some reason) Euro-bros.

The only time I heard immature children was when me and my freind tried out Homefront.
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Consoles are limited by their cemented hardware and limited upgrade resources, potential for patches, updating and upgrading.
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but then each of you have a 22" screen full view. a 50" TV divided into 4 would only give 13" for each person. (i know it's hokus-pokus math, but i don't feel like using sqrt right now)
plus you'll all have to sit right next to each other and you can see other people's view which may change the balance.

tbh i've tried multiplayer on console before. having only a 4th of the TV is painfully small unless i'm like right next to the TV which would burn my eyes.
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It's 100% of the reason that when I'm on my 360, I'm not on Xbox Live. I am quite sure I have never played a game of anything on Xbox that did not have at least one obnoxious, immature player.
Wouldn't know, because I (and half/more) people use Party Chat. 3-4 friends talking to me while I'm playing is fine. I don't know how I'd stand to play Halo without Party Chat, honestly.
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Number 1 reason why consoles are helping PC gaming: They will forever remain inferior to PC gamers in every way
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