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[CVG]Portal 2 PS3: No mouse/keyboard support

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Those of you (us included) who were intending to go mouse/keyboard style with the PS3 version of Portal 2 are out of luck. It won't be supported, Valve has confirmed.



When asked about PS3 mouse/keyboard support, Portal 2's project lead Joshua Weier told the PS Blog: "No, unfortunately we don't do that. The whole game is built around playtesting, which extends to the hardware and how people use it."

He went on to explain: "We have people internally who played on the PS3 - we use it all the time - and we constantly iterated it."
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Im sorry but why use a keyboard and mouse to play a console game? if you want to use a keyboard and mouse - buy the PC version
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But if you buy PS3 or PC version you get both versions, so just hop on your PC if you want keyboard and mouse support, as it was intended.
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Why not?! It can't be that hard to add.

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Im sorry but why use a keyboard and mouse to play a console game? if you want to use a keyboard and mouse - buy the PC version
I don't see anything wrong with playing a console game with a keyboard and mouse? I am hoping next generation games has more support for keyboard and mouse.
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I don't see anything wrong with playing a console game with a keyboard and mouse? I am hoping next generation games has more support for keyboard and mouse.
Its just that our nerd morals seem to be "console = controller, pc = mouse/keyboard"

which is how i think of it as
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I don't see anything wrong with playing a console game with a keyboard and mouse? I am hoping next generation games has more support for keyboard and mouse.
If consoles start using keyboards and mice the only thing they have going for them are exclusives at that point. IMHO consoles will kill themselves off by going with full mouse and keyboard support...they would essentially render themselves unnecessary as you can have the power of a gaming machine in a very similar price and hook it up to your TV just as easily.
    
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Bummer.
But thanks to my EagleEye - I don't care
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If consoles start using keyboards and mice the only thing they have going for them are exclusives at that point. IMHO consoles will kill themselves off by going with full mouse and keyboard support...they would essentially render themselves unnecessary as you can have the power of a gaming machine in a very similar price and hook it up to your TV just as easily.
Good point
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Originally Posted by ryanrenolds08 View Post
If consoles start using keyboards and mice the only thing they have going for them are exclusives at that point. IMHO consoles will kill themselves off by going with full mouse and keyboard support...they would essentially render themselves unnecessary as you can have the power of a gaming machine in a very similar price and hook it up to your TV just as easily.
Unfortunately, you underestimate the power of console fanboyism.

Some of my friends are die hard Xbox 360 fanboys, who claim they can't stand using a mouse or keyboard. If they added that to the next Xbox, they would just claim that the Xbox's mouse and keyboard are better than anything on PC. There's no reasoning with these guys...
    
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