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Windows What to play games with....

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by modgodtanvir, 1 Jun 2007.

  1. modgodtanvir

    modgodtanvir Prepare - for Mortal Bumbat!

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    Hey there,

    Just wondering....

    Although I always use the keyboard and mouse to play games on the computer, I reckon that it would be better, like with consoles, to use a joypad for games like FIFA and Need For Speed, and maybe even some FPS games. What do you think?

    Also, which joypad should I get? They all have such different button configurations... some like the PS2, others with 6 buttons on the right hand side.... My friend also told me that you could use the excellent Xbox 360 wired controller on the PC, via the USB. I have yet to try this because I have the wireless ones.... any info?

    Thanx :thumb:
     
  2. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    60 controllers are fantastic IMO, if you really want you could buy the crossfire thingy that lets you use your wireless controllers on your PC.
     
  3. Neogumbercules

    Neogumbercules What's a Dremel?

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    You can get an adapter to use the 360 wireless controller on the PC. I'd recommend that. It's a really nice controller.
     
  4. modgodtanvir

    modgodtanvir Prepare - for Mortal Bumbat!

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    aww ace. thanks for the info. does anyone know where I can buy an adapter?
     
  5. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    Most games retailers should sell them, you can either buy one on it's own if you already have a controller, or buy a bundle of the 360 controller and the adapter.

    if you live in the UK I'd say play would be your best bet, clicky
     
  6. culley

    culley What's a Dremel?

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    You can buy it from most game stores, its about £15 its called the wireless xbox 360 pc gaming adapter i think.
     
  7. modgodtanvir

    modgodtanvir Prepare - for Mortal Bumbat!

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    Thanks. I reckon the 360 controller would be the best bet because I assume games developers and Microsoft have also noticed that it is hard to develop games for joypads if there is no distinct layout to follow, and they will want something to stick to, and this might just be it.

    And when I get one of these....See you online on Need For Speed!!!!
     
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    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  9. modgodtanvir

    modgodtanvir Prepare - for Mortal Bumbat!

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    looks fun!
     
  10. heir flick

    heir flick Minimodder

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    i have a 360 wired pad and it works great, plugs straight in via the usb and i auto downloaded the drivers from ms but stick keyboard & mouse for fps there is no substitute
     
  11. LeMaltor

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    xbox 360 wired controller, tis fantastic :D
     
  12. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    Personally, I use keyboard + mouse for most games, with a Logitech Rumblepad II for Pro Evo and driving games, and a Logitech Extreme 3D joystick for flight sims.
     
  13. modgodtanvir

    modgodtanvir Prepare - for Mortal Bumbat!

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    Does anyone here have any of the Logitech G-Series keyboards or mice, e.g. Logitech G-15 keyboard or Logitech G-5 mouse?

    If you do, do you reckon it was worth the extra £10-15? Its made for gaming, but would it be noticeable over the usual £20-30 mid range mouse and keyboard package?
     
  14. Xlixen

    Xlixen What's a Dremel?

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    Im gonna go for a Saitek Rumblepad for driving games, I already have a Razer Diamondback & Turantula for FPS.
     
  15. modgodtanvir

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    ace, not too sure on the button arrangements of the saitek though...
     
  16. lcdguy

    lcdguy Minimodder

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    i guess i am dating myself since i use the keyboard/mouse combo for everything except for flight/space combat which i use my joy stick for :)
     
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