Burnout... with a racing wheel? Crazy? Hard? Awesome??

#1 Posted by RainVillain (487 posts) -

Thinking of getting the Logitech Driving Force GT wheel for Gran Turismo 5 but am wondering how Burnout Paradise plays with a wheel. 
I've never played an arcade racer with a wheel and I wonder if the game's crazy turning would make driving with a wheel too slugish or whether it would work really well. 
Does anyone have any experience with the both of them?

#2 Posted by csl316 (9722 posts) -

unrelated, i bought that Big Muff pedal for my cousin recently.  not bad!

#3 Posted by Skytylz (4042 posts) -

I wonder how sensitive it would be.  If you do get it, make sure to let us know how it is.

#4 Posted by TheMaxMeister (78 posts) -

Well I've tried playing arcade racing games with a wheel, and it's terrible. I've never tried it with Burnout Paradise, however, I think I would come to the same conclusion as I have with other titles.

#5 Posted by Three0neFive (2305 posts) -

When I bought my shitty $40 MadCatz wheel I played the Ridge Racer demo with it... Was actually pretty great, felt like how I remember the now-defunct arcade in my town.
I guess it depends on the game... Burnout probably wouldn't be so great just because of the twitch gameplay, but others work surprisingly well.

#6 Posted by MordeaniisChaos (5730 posts) -

I've done it, it's not bad if your good with a wheel, but if you haven't used a wheel much, your in for a treat.

#7 Posted by jonnyboy (2920 posts) -

I would have thought Burnout would be way to twitch to use a Race Wheel. Burnout for me always seems to be either a nanometer left or right, or fully left or right.

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