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single splayer fps with xbox pc controller?

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can i play single player games with the xbox pc controller? like the campaign in dead space for example? i havent had an xbox in a while and i miss the feeling of using a controller compared to keyboard and mouse for fps sometimes. obviously its a horrible idea in any kind of multiplayer, but for single player campaign i think it would be nice.

also, does any1 else do just curious?
    
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Ofc you can. I use my wireless controllers for PC games often. Played through the entirety of The Force Unleashed 2 with it. Several games have native support for a 360 controller or a Logitech one built into the game. For others you will have to use a third party program to rebind the keys to perform in game actions (usually you can find profiles for games from other users)
    
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You need a wireless receiver and some software if you've got a wireless controller, but other than that, you're all set. Some games automatically remap your keys for you if you boot the game with a controller (Just Cause 2 and Darksiders come to mind), but for some you need 3rd party software to make it work.
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Most newer games work out of the box with the Xbox controller. Even Crysis works.
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The wireless recieve is nearly impossible to find though. They were "banned" in many stores because of the "modding" it was capable of. You can still find them and I use mine quite frequently.
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The wireless recieve is nearly impossible to find though. They were "banned" in many stores because of the "modding" it was capable of. You can still find them and I use mine quite frequently.
Never heard of them getting banned... Just MS being greedy and stopped selling the receiver on it's own. They still sell the wireless with adapter. Even with "modding" I can't see why it would get banned in a store..
Edited by Eagle1337 - 2/9/11 at 11:14am
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The wireless recieve is nearly impossible to find though. They were "banned" in many stores because of the "modding" it was capable of. You can still find them and I use mine quite frequently.
Maybe in stores, but I got mine cheap from Ebay. It's not a fake or something, and works just as well. Looking now, but there's still enough on there.
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The wireless recieve is nearly impossible to find though. They were "banned" in many stores because of the "modding" it was capable of. You can still find them and I use mine quite frequently.
What modding are you referring to?
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From what I was told, people with this wireless recieve were "modding' xbox's with this recieve and doing "illegal" things. I'm not quite sure I work for gamestop and thats the reasoning we couldn't sell them anymore. I have one but, I don't see how you could possibly do this.
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What modding are you referring to?
Lol agreed. I've had one for several years and never thought about modding it.
    
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