A demo of Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace.
i can't wait to play this demo!! hopefully it is as good as advertised. if it is, this game could start to pull some of those pc enthusiasts to the console.
1 RTS game with no keyboard and mouse support is gonna "pull some of those pc enthusiasts to the console" does it have keyboard and mouse support?
You do realize that this is already on PC and I wouldn't play it any other way.
yes, i do realize, but we are talking about CONSOLES. i don't care what games are avialable on the pc anymore, i have switched over to console gaming, as have millions, and so that is where i look for games now. my 360 has turned into what my pc USED to do. i use it to listen to music, watch slideshows of pictures, play games and watch movies. the only thing i use my pc for is web browsing and to record tv...and soon the 360 will be able to record tv shows. i know there are die-hard pc users that only play games on the pc, or certain games on the pc, but i now find that gaming on a console is ten times better because i can invite by buddies over, we can grab controllers and play the same game, on the same screen, and online. pc gaming is really meant for individuals (i mean that you can't invite buddies to your house and play multiplayer games at the same time the way you can with a gaming console)
Yes, consoles are suited to the sit down with a few friends and play type, but games such as FPS, RPG, RTS are not suited to the small group multiplayer game type. What is 1on1 with someone compared to 30on30 over the internet. You gave up PC gaming for console gaming which is your choice, but most PC enthusiasts will never give up PC gaming, so having an Xbox360 and a gaming PC in my view is a bit redundant, since most of the "system seller" games are on or will come to PC anyway. RTS's I believe are one of the least compatible games for consoles, because of the extensive interface and click-drag work. In the end, to each his own, but I don't think this game is going to convert to many PC gamers, when it's available and runs great on any mid-high range PC.
People said the same thing about 1st person shooters too. It was only 40 years ago we had segregated water fountains too. Variety is good BRO. PC's are nice for allot of reasons but you opinion is not what make this right for PC only it is just what makes you comfortable. I would not dare PHUCk with your swager but man see it for what it is and do not put extra $#!t in the mix.
I am a HUGE RTS (especially the CnC series) FREAK!!! But there is NO WAY in hell I am going to play Command and Conquer WITHOUT a keyboard and mouse. It might not be too bad for those that have never played with a keyboard and mouse before- but for those of us that have it is just too DAMNED frustrating to try and play with a controller.
I too have switched from pc gaming to console. Previously, I would divide my gaming time between the both. Gradually, console gaming got more and more play. After I got my 360 (launch day 11/22/05), I started gaming far less on my pc. Now I don't use it for gaming at all. What I find amusing is the argument presented by some as a negative: that a number of 360 games are also available for pc. I see this as a plus --- a big PLUS! As now I have the option to play these games on my 360. I'll take console gaming anyday over pc gaming. For me, it is an easy choice. Owning a 360 only makes my choices easier. In fact, they get easier all the time.
what a great 420 its going to be thank u Microsoft stay high :)
is this multiplayer?
yeah, the demo is supposed to have multiplayer support (from what i've read anyway)
multiplayer on the demo?? that is going to rock if that is true! the last game that had an online demo that completely changed my mind to buy it was Lost Planet. up til i donwloads the online demo, i thought it might be an ok game, then the online demo came and bam! great game!
But it's slow slow slow!
know how it works with the Xbox360, controls and all. Waiting for my Elite, so I'm @ssed out.
Im stuck on 33% have been for like 15 mins now :(
it seems like EVERYONE is having slow DL speeds. lets just hope this demo is worth it. I cant play yet (work till 4 EST)
First thing to do tonight after work.. download this baby!
thanks to the nice control scheme used on lord of the rings. is it as easy as PC, no. is it much better than before? yes.
control scheme on BFME on 360. HOpe this is more intuitive and easy. I have played the demo of C&C:TW on my humble pc and at times when there was too much going on, the game dropped below 30fps @ 1440x900 all settings to high. And the pc is: CoreDuoPro2 E6600 2.4 @3.3ghz 2 gb dual channel ddr 800Mhz XFX 7950 SLI 512x2 1gb Vga 580/1400 I hope its optimised to run on 360. Will put it on overnight d/l
The game is rate capped at 30 FPS. And your system is OVERKILL for the PC version. If it runs slow on your PC, then you need to stop DLing porn on your PC.
I was impressed from what I have seen on the PC version. This should be up to par as well. Good time for smart gamers.
8million people all try to download the same thing at once and EVERY SINGLE ONE of the 8million people all wonder why their download is going slowly. Hmmm.... Lemme think...
I remember C&C red alert retaliation on the psone. I really enjoyed that game. So i kinda have high hopes for this one.
I want to see the nuke go up :)
it's definitely different playing it on a console... but the control scheme works well enough that i'll be buying it on the 360. it'll take some getting used to though.
I held off from buying this on the PC because my friends would need to upgrade in order to play it. We all have 360s so it seemed like the best option. I wanted to love this game, i wanted the whole world to love this game. All M$ had to do was include USB mouse support. But...NO And now the game is $hit. Except for the great FMV it feels like a big step back from Generals Zero Hour. Even the graphics don't look as good. I've played every C&C game made. My Tib Sun world ranking was 66. I still have LAN parties with Yuris Revenge. I played Generals until it started effecting my health! I'm very disappointed. Such a shame EA bought Westwood. I hope every 360 copy remains unsold. Oh well, back to dreaming about Forza 2, Halo 3, GTA4, Mass Effect, Too Human etc etc etc.................
WITHOUT a keyboard and mouse. I was also a PC games for MANY YEARS but now only play on my 360. I use to swear I would never play a FPS without my mouse and KB, now after getting use to my controller and EVERYTHING I want at my fingertips without searching the keyboard for my key (ie G=grenade, End=active, etc, etc) I will NEVER go back to a M&K for FPS ... but ... I think it may take a while for me to get use to this game using a paddle.
Just played some of the C&C demo, and I'm in love. I never played Generals - no 3D card on my laptop, so its the 360 version or nothing. Being able to cue building away from he buidings is huge. It controls really well. Selecting units is easy. I know it is different and an adjustment from the mouse, but once you get it down, you won't think about it.
i thought it was pretty easy playing it once i had done the training hehe :P i also want to point out i play Warhammer Dawn of War/ Winter Assult/ Dark Crusade online and in single player. and to be completely honest, although i think its easier to put people into groups on the Warhammer games, i think its really easy to select your men on this demo and again choose to have groups and moving them around the map, WELL EASY! i have had one game online... yes i lost lol BUT! i enjoyed all of the game :D cant wait to play Campaign on the demo, i was on voice chat with a mate (i was on training he was on campaign) and he was REALLY impressed with it (and he is use to playing C&C) Also yes it was taking quite a long time to download it, but i think its because everyone was trying to download it lol. i reckonmend to everyone to download it and give it a try
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