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Originally Posted by Topgearfan View Post
I just hope that the final version of BF3 for PC has a few extras and bonuses with gameplay and graphics that will make it all ok. They can favor the PC's it is ok to do it. Xbox is favored when it comes to DLC's. They always get them first it seems, so it is ok for Dice and EA to favor the PC.
Read the BF3 info thread for more but basically :

PC will have 64v64 consoles have 24v24 (or something)
Better graphics and controls
Dedicated servers (mods tools hopefully to follow)

Can't think of anything else right now but the game will just be a lot bigger for the PC.
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I refuse to play a FPS with a ''gamepad'', but then again there are some games that are frustrating to play without one.

With a console you get pigeonholed into using the UI supplied and the hardware isn't usually easy to modify and personalize.

I will not be buying another console; unless they revolutionize the market.
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post #23 of 46
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Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Read the BF3 info thread for more but basically :

PC will have 64v64 consoles have 24v24 (or something)
Better graphics and controls
Dedicated servers (mods tools hopefully to follow)

Can't think of anything else right now but the game will just be a lot bigger for the PC.
BF3 Xbox 360 is 12v12.
BF3 PC is 32v32.
No mod tools for PC because engine is too complex. They might release them later on.
post #24 of 46
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In some scenarios the Controller destroys the KB/M configuration. Racing games and whatever the hell genre Mortal Kombat type games are, are better with controllers for most.....
Every PC racing game I have played supports racing wheels. After you start using a wheel racing games just don't feel right anymore using even a gamepad.
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post #25 of 46
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Just read this and I HAVE to disagree. The ONLY genres that profit from controllers are fighters with their arcade sticks, flight simulators with a joystick and racing simulators with a wheel and pedals. And either of these inputs is available on consoles and PCs alike (unlike some of the games they are catering which isn't point of this discussion though). Apart from these pretty much everything works better with keyboard and mouse.
Sports games are better on game pads.
post #26 of 46
Not to mention a usb controller is cheap, easy to get the same experience if needed. Xbox and PS3 controllers on the other hand...

Also, sure consoles can use mice but it just doesn't feel... natural. I remember trying a mouse on a cousins PS3 and it just moved so awkward.
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Maybe this is why I've found myself pouring money I could upgrade my rig with into my RCs? Who knows.
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By quoting the text all you're doing is making it harder for a mod to delete. Now, instead of simply deleting one post, they have to delete it and edit yours.

PC gaming is still flourishing. Buy the right titles and support the proper developers. Vote with your wallet, that's all they listen to: Money.
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Can I play BC2 on a 360 on one screen while streaming porn on a separate one, all from the same system without the aid of anything else? I rest my case.
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Which ones?

Most of the ones I see come out on xbox have the host as the 'server' basically and you still have to PAY money on top of that, for xbox anyway which is somehow more popular than ps3 :/
Rainbow 6 Vegas 1 & 2.

Left 4 Dead 1 & 2.

Section 8.

Battlefeild Bad Company 2

Mercernaries 2: World in Flames

Blur

Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Pretty sure there's quite a few more. I know alot of EA games run on dedicated servers (as EA tend to shut the servers down afte a few years if the game isn't that popular).
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