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    I paid $29.99 for my black wired 360 controller.

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    It depends on the type of game. Shooting games like Quake and Adventure Games like Maniac Mansion are fine on the PC. Other types of games, I'd only like playing on console with a controller. The dynamics of the keyboard bother me especially if I'm playing sports games. I had a controller that connected to HDMI for computer, but it never worked. For games that can be heavily modded like The Sims or Skyrim I prefer PC because you get more out of them than you would if it was on a console. Ultimately I prefer console though slightly more because I don't like using up a ton of space on my computer for games because I have ton of other stuff on here that's more important, but don't mind using up the 120gigs of space on my console's hard drive.

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    if you connected the controller to hdmi, it's not too strange that it didn't work
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mirage View Post
    if you connected the controller to hdmi, it's not too strange that it didn't work
    It was actually a vga controller, not HDMI. I tried connecting it to the VGA input on the PC. This was a while ago though so that controller most likely wouldn't work at all with the newer computer.

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    I don't think there is any way a game controller plug would physically fit into a VGA port. Maybe you used a game port. Those are similar but about twice as wide as a VGA port. It'd have to be a pretty old computer because those game ports haven't been much in use since USB became common.
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    There are a lot of D-Sub ports that look pretty much like VGA ports which could have been used for a controller (but the actual VGA port wouldn't work).

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    I guess. Those are still pretty rare though, at least on consumer PCs. In either case, I can't remember the last time I saw a PC gaming peripheral that didn't use USB.

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    Actually I can. I had a MS Sidewinder joystick that I got for christmas around... 2001 perhaps. That used that game port thingie, and came with an adapter for USB.
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    Going to get myself a 360 official wired controller this week guys it's cool It'll do my 360 and my laptop then and I can then even do a Paul... play a game on my laptop through my TV via my xbox controller.

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    I will say the future, as of right now, looks a whole lot brighter for PC gaming than it does for console. It seems like all the hyped console games are either western AAA action titles and curated indie titles. PC just does a much better job filling in the space in between and the games I'm looking forward to a whole lot more diverse than what I see on deck for consoles in 2015.

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    I'm going to have to upgrade my graphics card here shortly. My mini hdmi slot is crapping out on me. Think I'll go for the 660 and use my 480 for PhysX

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...MkHFFKbZW6xBfg

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    PC Gaming! You can cheat and get mods more easily!

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