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Just wondering if the controller is as good as keyboard - mouse or is it just what you prefer to use? I use keyboard-mouse however I do have the xbox controller and will try it out to see if it's as good (since the game has been dumbed down with auto aim, etc). Anyone have experience comparing the two?
Edited by Zmanster - 4/1/11 at 11:29am
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post #2 of 20
In before "keyboard and mouse > control pad", "control pad users suck", blah blah.

To answer your question it works ok for me.
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post #3 of 20
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Originally Posted by Zmanster View Post
Just wondering if the controller is as good as keyboard - mouse
Never better.

Controller lets you sit back on the couch and such, good if you're gonna play a game on the TV or whatever.

But no, in terms of control, not a chance.
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Just for S&G's, I tried it out last night as a matter of fact.
I'm not only going to say no, but I would emphasize an extreme "hell no" would I attempt this again. I got my A** handed to me in a match....something like 1-12....and it would have been more than 12 deaths had I not switched up to hiding as much as possible by the 9th death...and that one kill I got, yea...I stole it. lol
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post #5 of 20
The full release didn't have auto aim as far as I was aware?

or maybe it was just not enabled by default in the retail version..

Even if you had auto aim on, a controller would still be inferior to a mouse in terms of control. Go ahead and try it out but you're undoubtedly going to get walked all over.
    
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post #6 of 20
I dunno I use my xbox controller as I hate using a mouse and keyboard (wireless and I sit 15ft from my monitor/tv)
I was kicking some ass with the controller, but I've been playing fps games on xbox for ages so I guess I'm used to it.
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post #7 of 20
Using a controller on crysis, is like putting milk in to a Ferrari's fuel tank.
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Using controller in this game makes it even easier.. theres aim assistance thing from the menus and no matter where you aim, it picks the target automatically just aim next to the target (somewhere close to the target) and shoot

I have 360 controller hooked up to the PC at all times and decided to try it (yes yes its there just because of mafia II) else mouse & keyboard > controller.. but sometimes I wanna sit back and play with a controller on 3 screens
Edited by Lune - 4/1/11 at 10:57am
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post #9 of 20
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I dunno I use my xbox controller as I hate using a mouse and keyboard (wireless and I sit 15ft from my monitor/tv)
I was kicking some ass with the controller, but I've been playing fps games on xbox for ages so I guess I'm used to it.
Same here, but I think I've grown accustomed to the speed of mouse control. And unlike the xbox, I'm going to play against people who have no moment advantage as it's all controller based. Even with the sensitivity up on the controller settings, it was still sluggish and felt like trying to game with my mouse at 400dpi settings against players who had their mice set at 1200dpi.
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Do you have to use some sort of PC adapter for the xb360 controller? Or can you use the usb charge cable to connect to the pc.
Just wondering because I wanna try out the single player with controller.
Edit: plug and play cable works
Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 4/1/11 at 11:21am
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