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PC gamming on mouse/keyboard is 100x easier then trying to shoot on controlers... i use an xbox 360 controler on my PC but only for racing or driving games.. keyboard is just weird on those
I use an XBOX 360 Controller for ALL Games
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haha yup, thats why I stayed away from it for so long. Never thought I'd almost $300 for a vid card, which is the same as any console on the market, but now that I see the end product. Its worth the expense.
Wait till you see Battlefield 3.

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I use an XBOX 360 Controller for ALL Games
RTS?
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RTS?
Well, aside from RTS. lol Forgot about Civilization.
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
PC gamming on mouse/keyboard is 100x easier then trying to shoot on controlers... i use an xbox 360 controler on my PC but only for racing or driving games.. keyboard is just weird on those
didn't take me long to get used to the keyboard again. Last PC game I played was BF 2042 LOL
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Just wait until you use a 120hz monitor. There's no going back if you play FPS games. That'll be another 300-500$ down the drain.
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^^ haha I'm sure my wife wouldn't mind my current monitor if I ever upgraded...as long as I hide the receipt
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Expensive? Not. Most people have a decent computer anyways, so they can just pop in a 200€ GPU. Done. If you bought a laptop, a slightly worse option is to go build a 400€ build like mine.
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I felt the same way when I had BFBC2 on PS3 and PC...after playing both I concluded that its much more enjoyable to play on pc with the extra sharp textures/higher resolution/higher FPS! compared to the 30fps and lower resolution/blurry non-AA textures on consoles xD Ended up trading in BFBC2 on ps3 for some credit for other things.
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post #19 of 35
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I can build an entire gaming PC (display and speakers and all) for just BARELY the same cost of a PS3 with a few games and decent TV. All it takes for a KILLER gaming PC is about $1,200. All it takes for a GOOD gaming PC is about $550; less if you know how to shop for used parts.

In the long run, with $60 game titles, the need to buy an entire new console within a few years (PS4) and a horrible resale value on your PS3, consoles turn out more expensive. PC? I can sell my Q6600 for ~$100, 4870X2 for maybe ~$200, motherboard for ~$50, RAM for ~$50, and put that all ($400) towards a new $1,000 PC paying $600 out of pocket.
FINALLY, someone who looks past all the BS and tells it as it is.

Overpriced console games and DLC hurt you in long wrong, along with $60 controllers, $50 HDMI AV cables etc. Every hardcore console gamer I've known has spent more on 360 then I've spent on my PC.

Current PC games: 20 titles, total cost is $87.98
Current Xbox games: 10 titles, +$300.

^^That's me btw.
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FINALLY, someone who looks past all the BS and tells it as it is.

Overpriced console games and DLC hurt you in long wrong, along with $60 controllers, $50 HDMI AV cables etc. Every hardcore console gamer I've known has spent more on 360 then I've spent on my PC.

Current PC games: 20 titles, total cost is $87.98
Current Xbox games: 10 titles, +$300.

^^That's me btw.
$300? Did you steal some of those games?

$60 x 10 = $600 if you bought 10 games that were good on release.
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