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Xirion
04-28-2002, 12:41 AM
what will the better system to play this on?

Com Raven
04-28-2002, 10:59 AM
If they get their controls right, I don't think there'll be much difference...

but I fear this thread will become another pc vs console flaming...

Xirion
04-29-2002, 11:05 AM
yes very true

Com Raven
04-29-2002, 01:50 PM
We'll have to see if there'll be any further differences..

Swoosh
05-08-2002, 03:03 PM
I agree...it depends totally on the control scheme. If it is fun and not difficult to play the game with a gamepad, then the xbox version should be fun...but if it's not, then the pc version will kick ass. I assume the PC graphics will be a little better too.

Swoosh

Wraith 5
05-08-2002, 03:27 PM
I think the pc version will be better because of the controlls...

I have played a lot of rpg games, and i don't see how a gamepad will work with an rpg game

Com Raven
05-09-2002, 09:27 AM
that depends on how combat will play out...

if they optimize it from the beginning on for a gamepad , it might work as well...

Wraith 5
05-09-2002, 04:21 PM
We will just have to wait and find out...


It will be interesting to see how they do it though...

Com Raven
05-09-2002, 04:38 PM
e3 will show..

Wraith 5
05-09-2002, 04:51 PM
i didn't know they were going to show that part off...


Cool

Com Raven
05-10-2002, 09:15 AM
LCE shows just a video

but at Bio booth, you can play parts of the game, plus the turret minigame..

Dex
05-17-2002, 08:32 PM
They are using more time on the pc version!

Com Raven
05-17-2002, 11:44 PM
not necessarily...

jingato
05-18-2002, 01:46 PM
I think it will be easyer to play with a game pad. And besides, wouldn't you rather relax on the couch and play, rather than sit in fron of your computer. And I don't think the PC's graphics will be better than xbox's. :smirk2:

achannelle1
05-18-2002, 04:37 PM
Anyway, the PC and X-box versions should be negligible if Ghost Recon is any indication, after all, the Xbox had a GeForce 3, I believe(I have not gotten mine yet), and an Intel 733, so the cosmetics of the game should be the same. Just my observation.

Com Raven
05-18-2002, 11:51 PM
x-box graphics unit is somewhere between a GeForce 3 and 4...

Carnival
05-23-2002, 11:47 AM
i think the xbox controls will be better...its gona use the same speed dial control like in NwN and thats like final fantasy 7's menu thing and we all know how annoying that was when we played it on the pc...however they will include hotkey placing which could help...

Com Raven
05-23-2002, 12:29 PM
well, the menu in the trailer looked as if you could easily handle it with a controller

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-24-2002, 08:46 PM
I think they are making a big mistake to bring it out on x box first the pc gamers should not be left waiting the x box sucks

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-24-2002, 08:47 PM
Hey does anyone know what the min specs will be for this game when it is released on the pc

Com Raven
05-25-2002, 09:37 AM
Sorry to tell you, the X-Box doesn't suck !!

Otherwise I wouldn't have spent the last few evenings with 5 mates playing Halo 3on3....

Tell me how to do that with pcs in one room....

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-25-2002, 11:03 AM
Look im not looking for a fight ive just had one with a bunch of yanks in gamespy but its my opinion that the x box sucks a the moment until they get more games.

now to answer your question u get 3 computers in 2 rooms like me and have a lan network trust me when your playing things like half life and mohaa its fun!!!!!!!!


(no Hostilities ment) :)

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-25-2002, 11:05 AM
oh also 3 on 3 thats 6 its called maths try it some time!!!!!!

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-25-2002, 11:11 AM
ohhhhh crap im the one that needs a maths lesson you inclue yourself in the sum yeah right got it now sorry :confused: :confused: :confused:

Darknes40k
05-25-2002, 11:49 AM
Xbox =
intel P3 733
233mhz nVIDIA X-chip
64mb = total memory
8gb harddrive

So lets look at how much to build an x-box
nforce = 140
AMD 800mhz duron CPU = 40
64mb RAM = 25
Halo beater game (e.g. half-life, halo just has nicer graphics, in fact there are 5 halo clones in the works for the PC) = 10
sidewinder = 10
Keyboard/mouse = 30
Total = 285

plus this would be slightly better than an X-box.

So go out make a low spec PC, draw an X on in, it will cost you 100 less than an X-box, so you could spend that 100 on other software, even a better 3D card.


The X-box is the biggest con I have ever seen. A console launched on the back of ONE game, a one hit wounder. Halo is amazing, but its not worth the 400 of console to play it.

Want a console, get a game cube. At least then you ahve a different platform, X-box is just a poor PC, the cube is a console, in the styles of the old NES/SNES but more powerful.

PCgamer, recons that Bio-ware will added extra features, a new control system, more mini games (and of cause more bug testing) to the PC version of KOTOR.

As a final point, KOTOR will be on PC almost 3-5 months after X-box, BUT PC users will have Star Wars Galaxies to play while they wait for the game. While X-box users will still have only 2 good games (Halo and KOTOR).


:atat: BANG! :atat:

Com Raven
05-25-2002, 11:52 AM
Sure, we often make LANs...

I am not of those console rules, pc sucks guys...

I love both...

and MOHAA is cool, but I hated the last few levels in Fort Schmerzen...

but the reason for this post :) :

LAN's are cool, but I was talking about that pick &b Play thing...

put that X-Boxes there, a LAN cable, and on with the show...

this is done in 2 mins...

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-25-2002, 03:52 PM
Darkness your totaly right and i am thinking of going to get a gamecube (x_box) sucks.

Com Raven
05-25-2002, 10:55 PM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Darknes40k
[B]Xbox =
intel P3 733
233mhz nVIDIA X-chip
64mb = total memory
8gb harddrive

So, didn't you forget with all your maths the GeForce 3/4 mixture ??

Plus, your pc will be far worse....

Why ??

Because of the driver structure !

graphics card => direct x => driver => game on the pc, plus you have to make it compatible with milions of components....

graphics card => integrated driver/direct x structure => game...

plus you can go all for speed...

so, please flame correctly !

and on games:

-Halo
-Dead or Alive 3
-Project Gotham
-Shenmue II
-Project Ego
-Knights...
-Buffy
-Hunter
-Mechassault
-Crimson Skies...

these are some of the 200 games that'll be available for x-box this holiday season...

I don't wanna start a console war, as I like all myself, but I can't stand a silly fanboy who doesn't know his facts, and the techniques behind it...

Thrift
05-26-2002, 06:53 AM
My justification on the X-Box is that it was a crap-load cheaper than buying a new PC (game capable), and what's the point in $2000+ (Aus) on a machine dedicated just to gaming (my current computer handles internet, word processor etc. fine), when you can spend $399 on an X-Box and get a DVD player as well (which I didn't have).

As it was I spent $580 for which I got 2 controllers, a game (HALO), a carry-case, the DVD remote and software vouchers (5x$10).
That is SO MUCH BETTER value than a PC upgrade which would be redundant within 6 months (or less).
I didn't even price a PC upgrade for the simple fact that after pricing the graphic cards I discovered an X-Box would be cheaper than a good 3D card just on its own.
I realise prices may be different in various countries, but I can't imagine them being too diverse.


The whole arguments on game number limits has been rubbish in my experience. As it is I've been constantly saving to buy new games that I really want.

But hey, I love PC's and PC games, but that's my justification, and I'll be damned if anyone can tell me that I made a bad move.
The X-Box has not fallen short of impressing me once yet, and that can't be said for any new PC's I've ever bought.

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-26-2002, 07:39 AM
Well ive only heard bad things about the x box and i was going to get one then i moved to game cube i need help deciding.

i based my decision on reviews and mates i have the money saved up (260 pounds) so what do i get!!!!!!:fett: :jawa :deathstar

Com Raven
05-26-2002, 11:39 AM
well, I like my X-Box...

and on the Cube, I just played Rogue Leader, which is also great...

decide by yourself which one you prefer, i just wanted to get a few facts right :)

It's all about the games...

those Cube games that interest me will in 99% of the cases be also on X-Box or ps 2...

it's just that I can't get much into those nintendo games, although they are very well done...

jingato
05-26-2002, 05:07 PM
How can you FOOLS say xbox sucks, and that you should get a game cube. Come on, Game cube is for little kids :p All the games are crap. Yeah, Maybe I should get some guys together to play Super Smash Brothers. :eyeraise: Get it together Dumbass, Grow up and realize that XBOX does not suck!! It is a kick ass system with the best graphics, best sound, and coming this fall there are going to be PLENTY of kick ass games that are really display XBOX's full potential. Not to mention XBOX Live!! (The best damn thing that's ever going to happen to video games) Soon you are going to realize that you were wrong and are going to end up getting and xbox and putting your pathetic little Game Cube away in the closet. You'll See :swear:


:lsduel:

Com Raven
05-26-2002, 05:15 PM
peace guys...

GC in black is accepatble, though i'd never put a violet thing in my room...

and there are some good guys, but 99% of them are nothing for me...

Exar Kun II
05-27-2002, 12:23 AM
I have all 3 consoles, Gamecube, PS2, and the XBOX. I have a PC as well. Each platform has it's merits. The reason Lucasarts is releasing KOTOR on XBOX first is because they do not want an inundation of Star Wars PC games. SW Galaxies will be coming out for PC, so Lucasarts decided to wait until Spring 2003. Makes sense. Whet their appetite with Galaxies, then they will flock to the retail outlets to get KOTOR. As a business student, I think it's a good idea.

Limeys_Rule!!!
05-27-2002, 04:22 PM
As a student full stop i know what a prat sounds like and you fit the bill with flying colours my friend.

:lsduel:

jingato
05-27-2002, 05:25 PM
What is a student that's Full Stop? What is a Prat? And what are colours? :laughing:

Exar Kun II
05-27-2002, 06:19 PM
Originally posted by Limeys_Rule!!!
As a student full stop i know what a prat sounds like and you fit the bill with flying colours my friend.

:lsduel:



What exactly are you saying? Something was lost in the "translation".

Com Raven
05-28-2002, 10:45 AM
He means you have to be DAMN RICH !!! :)

Exar Kun II
05-28-2002, 01:19 PM
Originally posted by Com Raven
He means you have to be DAMN RICH !!! :)



LOL! :D


Well I'm afraid he is slightly mistaken.

Hannibal
05-28-2002, 02:33 PM
Most of the Game Cube games (except the SW games) seem to be for children. Is that going to change? It looks like an ok system.

BTW i have an XBox. But I don't have to claim that another system is crap just because I do. Like someone else said all the systems have there positives and negatives. It just seems out of all the systems Game Cube has all the Pokeman and Mario games(things I feel to old for). PS2 and Xbox seem to have games that appeal more to the older crowd.

Exar Kun II
05-28-2002, 03:07 PM
Originally posted by Hannibal
Most of the Game Cube games (except the SW games) seem to be for children. Is that going to change? It looks like an ok system.

BTW i have an XBox. But I don't have to claim that another system is crap just because I do. Like someone else said all the systems have there positives and negatives. It just seems out of all the systems Game Cube has all the Pokeman and Mario games(things I feel to old for). PS2 and Xbox seem to have games that appeal more to the older crowd.

Well Gamecube has the Resident Evil series, which is a definite step in the right direction. :cool:

Com Raven
05-28-2002, 04:28 PM
Somehoe I never got into that kinda games...

but yeah, why should I bash Gc because I have the other 2 consoles ??