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Quake 4 was the first Quake that was specifically made for the console first and PC second. If there was ever a game that royally pissed off FPS players worldwide, it was this one. The controls were sluggish because the movement was designed for a console controller and were hellishly slow compared to the much faster keyboard and mouse combo. The fighting was awful and slow compared to previous quake versions and just felt like a routine fps shooter instead of one of the best FPSs of the genre.
Thankfully, Quake Live has taken the reigns for the franchise for the foreseeable future and it's based on the fast paced and rocket jumping fun of Quake 3 Arena.