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why is Valve against alt-F4 and iron sights?

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2 years ago#1
I mean I dunno if any of their games have alt-F4 and Portal 2 is the only one that has a useful iron sights outside of snipers(which is more of a scope). at least the ones I've played
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2 years ago#2
Iron sights are pro-cinematic/analog stick and anti-gameplay/KB&M. They're keeping their priorities straight.
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2 years ago#3
Eclypse9810 posted...
Iron sights are pro-cinematic/analog stick and anti-gameplay/KB&M. They're keeping their priorities straight.


No, the ability to aim down iron sights is just a modern thing game devs just have to include these days due to too much demand. If your claim is right, why doesn't Halo have iron sights then?
2 years ago#4
i'm in 2 peoples sigs... that's crazy man.

I never noticed the alt-f4 thing.

cant explain the iron sight thing.
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2 years ago#5
Allmattered posted...
Eclypse9810 posted...
Iron sights are pro-cinematic/analog stick and anti-gameplay/KB&M. They're keeping their priorities straight.


No, the ability to aim down iron sights is just a modern thing game devs just have to include these days due to too much demand. If your claim is right, why doesn't Halo have iron sights then?


The developers still value gameplay over something that adds immersion at the expense of severely slowing down game, is why.
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2 years ago#6
Iron sights are fantastic...If they're implemented correctly and realistically.

Unfortunately they're just used as an "all shots go straight here" mechanism most of the time.
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2 years ago#7
I exclusively play cs:go as the only shooter. I kind of got used to it.
2 years ago#8
Valve realized they had no knack for making games so they went down the selling games route. Best thing that ever happened to them imo, and it spared us their mediocre game making skills.
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2 years ago#9
Eclypse9810 posted...
Iron sights are pro-cinematic/analog stick and anti-gameplay/KB&M. They're keeping their priorities straight.


Oh really how come iron sights first appeared on a PC FPS?
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2 years ago#10
left4dead is pray and spray anyways, you dont need iron sights, or scopes. same with portal no reason to use iron sights specially since the portal gun doesnt have 1
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