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    Default PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    Microsoft killed cross-platform project because PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    PC gamers have long mocked the use of handheld controllers as an input method for shooters and other genres that require fast, precise actions. Apparently, that attitude isn't unwarranted, based on a blog post by the founder of Voodoo PC and current CTO of HP's gaming division, Rahul Sood.

    According to Sood's sources, "many many months ago," Microsoft set out on a Xbox Live project that would let PC and console users interact on some form of united multiplayer platform – a grand idea on paper. In practice however, it's said that PC gamers "destroyed" console players every time.

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    The slaughter was so bad, Sood says that Microsoft even pitted "mediocre" PC gamers against "the best" console gamers in testing, and the results were unchanged: the keyboard and mouse prevailed. It's not clear what titles were played, but Unreal and Gears of War are mentioned.

    Displeased with its findings, Microsoft supposedly cancelled the project to spare its Xbox team and players the embarrassment. I think most of us can agree a keyboard and mouse is more precise, but what do you prefer and why? Feel free to preach the virtues of your input device in the comments.

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    Default Re: PC gamers wrecked console gamers

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    unless they introduce PoP/Mirror Edge styles with lara croft in bikini (gfx on par or better than AniMatrix), this game is hopeless =,='

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    Default Re: PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    Nope. Source is different.
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    Default Re: PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    Same story different source.

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    Default Re: PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    I reckon it's the same from hiei bhaiya's post! Just a different source this time.

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    Default Re: PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    Right, I didn't read hiei's one when I posted it. But anyway, techspot wrote it better:
    Displeased with its findings, Microsoft supposedly cancelled the project to spare its Xbox team and players the embarrassment.
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    Default Re: PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    Quote Originally Posted by AmareX View Post
    Right, I didn't read hiei's one when I posted it. But anyway, techspot wrote it better:
    then u should have posted this "better" written story in the same thread.

    and how do u know which one is better written? isn't is a personal conception? I mean i liked the Tom'shardware's one.
    Last edited by kabir_sharif2000; July 25th, 2010 at 20:03.

    Its just [EB]. Not Elite B[a]stard or anything like that.

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    Default Re: PC gamers wrecked console gamers

    Quote Originally Posted by kabir_sharif2000 View Post
    then u should have posted this "better" written story in the same thread.
    You are right but did you noticed what I said: " I didn't read hiei's one when I posted it." please?
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