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post #11 of 31
Looks pretty awesome!
post #12 of 31
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Originally Posted by dafootballer View Post
wait wait magnetic? what do you mean? Like the controller pushes against itself?
There is a base station that puts out a magnetic field that the controllers read to get accurate 1:1 motion control . It is really quite impressive i got to see that portal 2 demo in action it was fluid not nearly as "floaty" ( for lack of hands on time i cant really say much more than that) as the PS move was or the wii mote.

I am disappointed that Razer didn't make the sub $100 mark that they had been aiming for. I think the $140 price point is going to kill this controller.
Edited by BountyHead - 4/24/11 at 6:48pm
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This would be perfect for third person freeroam games like GTA, I don't think anyone could argue driving with a mouse and keyboard or aiming your gun with a controller sucks. Plus this thing will have 160 games( a lot of indie games are on the list like World of Goo) supported at launch with the ability to custom map your own. This isn't for competitive FPS games, but for third person games, casual games, or games with sword fighting and the like, don't tell me you wouldn't want this for Skyrim.
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post #14 of 31
I could see this useful for maneuvering objects in 3D space like it is demonstrated in the Portal 2 video. It would be really interesting to see this used with Garry's Mod.

Besides that though, I wouldn't really have any other use for this. I certainly wouldn't use this in a traditional FPS environment.
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Great, but not for hardcore
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post #16 of 31
Very few people will pay $140 for this.
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post #17 of 31
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where?
http://www.razerzone.com/minisite/hydra/supportedGames
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post #18 of 31
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God forbid you have to move, even slightly, while playing video games... Seriously, if you're that tired after 5 minutes of using this thing than you likely need all the exercise you can get anyway, even if it's only from holding a plastic numchuck.
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If you get tired after 5 minutes then you need to get off your ass and going running. You should be running at least 3 miles everyday to stay in shape. Also when you wake up you should be doing atleast 50 Pushups and 50 Situps and 10 Pullups. Nobody wants to be a fat tub of lard.
Edited by BeerPowered - 4/24/11 at 8:09pm
post #19 of 31
Putting it down to type anything on the keyboard is going to be fun as hel. They should have just made it a steering wheel that worked they same way. Thats really the only use i can see for it. BTW I think you can get a wii for less then 140
    
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post #20 of 31
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Originally Posted by Heret|c View Post
g/l landing a headshot with that thing
And my hands would get tired after 5 minutes of holding controller in outstretched position.
I'll just stick to mouse kthx.

P.S. that portal 2 vid was fake, I complete the entire game and your gun was not able to stretch crates and control how far you hold them.


if you would have just taken 5 seconds to read anything or just simply THINK about it you'd have realized that Valve, in cooperation with Razer, actually made unique Portal 2 content just for this controller
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