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I just downloaded the RA3 demo for the Xbox 360 and my God,they have made such a mess of the control system.Why can they not just leave it like it was in RA2,that worked perfectly and just update the graphics,it would keep the fans of the series happy.

Anyone feel the same as me about this ?
    
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I could never play an RTS on a console...

The PC version plays fairly well though
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well ive just been playing it on the PC & its bloody superb!!!

i can imaging the controls would be crap on the console with a game like this, you need a mouse!!

the graphics are amazing & the game play is exactly the same as C&C ever was, a little more cartoon like maybe, certainly more colorful

but a great game.....IMO get it for the PC.
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I could never play an RTS on a console...

The PC version plays fairly well though
C&C and Dune 1998 were very easy to play on a console...

I'll definitly be buying it on PC
    
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Is RA3 any good? I've played pretty much most of the C&C franchise since the very beginning...

Not sure whether EA have really ballsed up the 3rd Red Alert.
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I just downloaded the RA3 demo for the Xbox 360 and my God,they have made such a mess of the control system.Why can they not just leave it like it was in RA2,that worked perfectly and just update the graphics,it would keep the fans of the series happy.

Anyone feel the same as me about this ?

Your answer is in your own post. RTS should not ever be done with joysticks. It is always a mess.

As for leaving the controls the same as RA2...it never came out on a console so I do not know what you are trying to say.

The PC version is AWESOME! Its a fun game to just pick up and play
    
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I guess I worded it wrong,i meant they should have left the UI the same....ie buildings and units on a sidebar

It worked for RA1 on the PS1,why cant they do it for the Xbox...

Oh,I got the PC version too,so much fun
    
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the 360 version has a different UI from the PC?
    
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