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post #111 of 135
It all comes down to developer support.

Mouse and keyboard won't automatically give pc like fluid controls. Have you ever tried to play GTA 4 with the mouse + keyboard? The gun aiming is atrocious at best. It still has the console's thumbstick acceleration.
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So few buttons.. its like Sony think people who play with gamepad are reta**s and can't handle as many buttons as PC gamers
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post #113 of 135
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Originally Posted by .Sup View Post
So few buttons.. its like Sony think people who play with gamepad are reta**s and can't handle as many buttons as PC gamers
The "leet" gamers have already bought a xim or some other device that lets them use whatever mouse/keyboard they want, and offers tons of configuration options to get everything just right.

So Sony figures they'll appeal to the mass noob market who can't handle too many buttons, much less configuring a X-axis.
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post #114 of 135
this is a good move, for 2 reasons.
1) not many people will want all the keys from a keyboard... when my bro in law tries to play on pc, he gets lost, but he can do the mouse like a pro... cause its point and click (very little skill needed there)

2) this may be a direction they will take in ps4. if this is the case, hard core gamers and pc gamers may go for a ps3/4 over a 360.

the things wrong with it... it will be easy to kill controller users and the price.

playstation has already made its stance with pc gaming in allowing cross system multiplayer, so this will help counter that... but not only that, controller users will either need to increase skill or buy one... or go to the xbox. the price though, the price will likely change as it comes to market... but theyre will be 3rd party brands you could always use.

so in my book, this is a huge win for sony in many ways and has a few fails to it as well. all in all, id say this is a good move and we will likely see products from razer and steel
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post #115 of 135
all this will do is bring a bunch of people over to pc gaming. i'm all for this.
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post #116 of 135
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all this will do is bring a bunch of people over to pc gaming. i'm all for this.
I doubt it. Im betting most dedicated consolers wouldnt even consider a PC and for those that would and still have not made the move its most likely a percieved cost / maintainence issue.

If anything this will only re-inforce their continued exclusive use of a console / PS3
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post #117 of 135
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Eagle eye converter + cheap KB + decent mouse will do better for roughly the same price
Exactly and I have an Eagle eye converter... It's not that great. It not like playing a game made for a mouse. It just emulates an analog stick. I honestly prefer a regular controller over the eagle eye and I think this will be very similar.
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post #118 of 135
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
we've been over this several times in this thread. The ps3 supports using mouse and keyboard in games, its the games themselves that don't support them. I've played pc games that can't use the mouse, any control needs to be coded in.

Sony will never go as far as requiring mouse and kb support, and that's the only thing that would make games support them.
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post #120 of 135
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Exactly and I have an Eagle eye converter... It's not that great. It not like playing a game made for a mouse. It just emulates an analog stick. I honestly prefer a regular controller over the eagle eye and I think this will be very similar.
agreed.
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