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post #1 of 38
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So i just got my DX11 rig up and running and been playing Just Cause 2 and while i love it, i find that it's better with a controller. My whole point of gaming on PC is that controllers feel limited to me so i think it's time i get back in the FPS scene.

On one hand i want a multiplayer title (CS or BF comes to mind, something with some replay value... please no CoD recommendations)
Then on the other hand i want a single player with a story (Mirror's Edge looks extremely interesting... just dont want it to end all quick)

Rep+ to whoever helps with some recommendations, I would prefer something that is as beautiful as it is entertaining.

Also something on Steam would be great as i love the platform,

Thanks!
post #2 of 38
Seventy-three other people will be saying this, so I'll just get it out of the way: Crysis.

Mirror's Edge is incredibly fun and visually unique. Though people say it is a bit on the short side, I thought it was just long enough.
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post #3 of 38
Go for Mirror's Edge, easily the best game I've played in the past 5 years, about 12-15 hours for a play though and I've played though it 3 times so far and will go at it again some time soon.

It also has a pretty decent story and very good graphics.
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post #4 of 38
left 4 dead 2 if you want some multiplayer coop fun
crysis is good
mass effect 2 is also well
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There's a game on steam called Breach. It's an online shooter where everything has it's own physics. I haven't played it, but it looks pretty cool.
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post #6 of 38
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Mirror's Edge it is... truth is that's what i was thinking from the get-go.

I played the demo on PS3 and was blown away... the atmosphere was absolutely immersive and the running was a rush... even the gunplay seemed more 'real' and less 'just shoot'. Can't imagine it on PC especially since i heard it has PhysX!!!!!!

Rep to you all
post #7 of 38
There are plenty of sub 20$ copies of Bad Company 2 out there, it's been on steam a couple times for 7$. It's an amazing online shooter, runs in DX11, great physics and destruction, totally worth the money.
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Originally Posted by HeartOfAHydra View Post
Mirror's Edge it is... truth is that's what i was thinking from the get-go.

I played the demo on PS3 and was blown away... the atmosphere was absolutely immersive and the running was a rush... even the gunplay seemed more 'real' and less 'just shoot'. Can't imagine it on PC especially since i heard it has PhysX!!!!!!

Rep to you all
On my first play though, I didn't know how to pick up a gun, it was very difficult that way but better imo.

Melee attacks ftw.
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post #9 of 38
mirrors edge is a great game, very underrated, but the steam version is not compatible with the DLC (which is lots of fun, just random time trial maps).

bad company 2 is also a great game! it has tons of replay value and its DLC vietnam is great.

id suggest you try to pick up both, but if not, bad company 2 is a safer choise based on replay value.
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Mirror's Edge!
 
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