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[ERROR] No.16224417 [Reply] [Original] [4plebs] [archived.moe]

Space Marine for the Xbox or PC

Why?

>> No.16224424

PC with Xbox controller.

I find the PC version to be superior visually, plus modding. I also find the controls to be better suited to a controller, but maybe that's just me.

>> No.16224439 [DELETED] 

360 cause my pc sucks.
>mfw i come home from dropping kids at school and wife is watching a movie on said xbox...

>> No.16224446

>>16224424
If you have the option this is the only correct answer.

>> No.16224449 [DELETED] 

>>16224439
>my face
>mfw i have no face because fucking captcha

>> No.16224455

I got mine on console because i had gotten kill team on it and could thus get the power sword. If there was no such special incentive i would perhaps gravitate more towards PC (but using a controller to play it, fuck melee-ing with a mouse and keyboard... at the same time i will miss a mouse when trying to shoot things with a lascannon)

>> No.16224464

If you have one that can handle it, PC. It makes the kraken bolter preposterously good.

>> No.16224470

7.3 general?

>> No.16224486

>>16224470
Oh, go to /v/ with that.

>> No.16224488

How does the game run on a dual core processor? Still better than it would on the Xbox?

>> No.16224505

>>16224417
PC. Better performance, can mod it a bit, can plug my 360 controller in if I want console controls.

>> No.16224517

>>16224424
>>16224505
This. PC is preferable, but KB and mouse feels... weird to me. The melee is much better with a 360 controller.

>> No.16224523

amazon has the Steam download for $40 and you have an awesome gaming rig to play SPACE MARINE in all its hi-def glory

>> No.16224525

>>16224517
>>Bought PC version
>>"Q" is grenades
WHY.JPG

>> No.16224526

>>16224488
In my experience the game runs smoother than Dawn of War 2.

>> No.16224531

>>16224525
change the key bindings??

>> No.16224540

PC
you have to pay for xbox live (yes I know its not much but its the principle of the thing)

>> No.16224545

>>16224531
I think it has some problems with advanced mouse buttons (thumb buttons). I played it with mouse & keyboard, and overall, the controls are smoother.

>> No.16224549

>>16224417
If you got for PC, watch out for the online wordfilter

http://pastebin.com/xVaCNsje

>> No.16224612

>>16224549
They probably should have done a little more localisation on that. Apparently arsehole is fine. Asshole is right out though.

>> No.16224617

>>16224549

Insult of choice: cumswallower
Allowed.
Win.

>> No.16224627

>>16224612

Well, it's still not easily available in the UK yet, leaving only commonwealth users to worry about. And let's face it, that level of differentiation might be a difficult concept for THQ.

>> No.16224631

>>16224417
PC
>why
Mouse has finer movement.
Mods will come out.
Massive online community guaranteed to be there and remain there forever (steam etc selling).

PC are better trade ins than console if you hate it.

>> No.16224656

I found space marine to be an odd game in that melee feels better with a controller but shooting feels better with mouse and keyboard.

>> No.16224690

>>16224656
That's the problem I find, but since I've mired myself in console games for ages I can shoot well with a controller. Melee with KB+Mouse? Not so much.

>> No.16224715

>>16224627

Does anyone know why it's delayed in the UK? Or when it'll be out?

>> No.16224750

>>16224715
Tomorrow, and because of GAME (and other retail stores). This is nothing new; digital distribution services have always been hindered by retail stores (which adhere to Friday release dates here) so that they don't get an unfair advantage.

What's new is that GAME essentially strong armed THQ into pulling the ability to pre-order from Steam, but only in the UK. I'm guessing that they said they straight up wouldn't stock the game on any platform unless THQ did what they said. Which is why you needed to enter a code or a URL to get the Space Marine demo on Steam in the UK: the page for the game is no longer there.

>> No.16224760

the only real mod this game needs is a good old fashioned map maker

take the shit back to 1999, Unreal Tournament custom maps style

>> No.16224781

>>16224760
Just give me a port of AS-HiSpeed and I'm sold

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