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Yes, I know that. I'm pretty sure a lot of other people know that as well but I didn't feel like adding a subsection stating it was both ps3 AND xbox360. If it makes you feel better you can put Heavy Rain or Demon's Souls in it's place.
Edit: Red Dead Redemption is just that amazing though thumb.gif.

RDR is surely in my top 10 games list.
 
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1. There are some games you can get on a console that you can't get on a PC.
2. You can use 1 sign in for every single game so there is no hassle making new accounts all the time.
3. On Xbox you can have gamerscore, and I love to whore the crap out of that.
4. Some people prefer the controller over keyboard and mouse. (Yes you can use the controller on some PC games, but it can be a pain to get it working sometimes)
dude you do have a gamer score on games for windows live its the same gamerscore you get on xbox..and you can message all of your friends and joins parties a and blah blah...steam also has an achievement system
(which works in tandem with your live score )

i play on xbox and xbox 360 for just the exclusive titles ..past that there is no reason to own a console
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Not extremely pertinent to this tread, but do you guys know why my wired xbox controller will disconnect on my pc, then switch to player 2 when it reconnects. I use my controller on GTA4 and when that happens, my d pad stops working. Its a little odd, then I have to restart my computer to get back to player one.
 
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i have a good gaming rig and a xbox 360. i bought my xbox for about $30 on ebay and all i use it for is as a cheap htpc and to play those games that are only on a xbox 360. because you cant play halo 4 on your computer and if you could it would look alot better.
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Not extremely pertinent to this tread, but do you guys know why my wired xbox controller will disconnect on my pc, then switch to player 2 when it reconnects. I use my controller on GTA4 and when that happens, my d pad stops working. Its a little odd, then I have to restart my computer to get back to player one.

With the controller plugged in, go to device manager and completely remove the driver then scan for hardware changes and let it reinstall from Windows Update. If that doesn't fix the issue, check the configuration in GTA4 and any other keyboard mapping programs you have installed. Also try seeing if Microsoft has an actual driver download for the controller.
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With the controller plugged in, go to device manager and completely remove the driver then scan for hardware changes and let it reinstall from Windows Update. If that doesn't fix the issue, check the configuration in GTA4 and any other keyboard mapping programs you have installed. Also try seeing if Microsoft has an actual driver download for the controller.

I will disconnect it then reinstall it whenever that happens, I have the correct driver for it, I am using a usb hub on it, that could be the problem but I dont think so.
 
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With the controller plugged in, go to device manager and completely remove the driver then scan for hardware changes and let it reinstall from Windows Update. If that doesn't fix the issue, check the configuration in GTA4 and any other keyboard mapping programs you have installed. Also try seeing if Microsoft has an actual driver download for the controller.

I will disconnect it then reinstall it whenever that happens, I have the correct driver for it, I am using a usb hub on it, that could be the problem but I dont think so.

Is it a self-powered USB hub, or just a USB replicator that gets power from USB? If it doesn't have a separate power source, then that could be causing the problem.
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I'm eventually going to built a home theathre PC but I think I'm gonna grab a PS3 for now for blu-ray & Madden. tongue.gif
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I'm eventually going to built a home theathre PC but I think I'm gonna grab a PS3 for now for blu-ray & Madden. tongue.gif

Definitely can't beat a PS3 for it's blu-ray playback capability. A Blu-ray drive alone adds at least $40 to the cost of an HTPC.
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Definitely can't beat a PS3 for it's blu-ray playback capability. A Blu-ray drive alone adds at least $40 to the cost of an HTPC.

And 3D at that.
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