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3 years ago#11
2D games? Madcatz has some decent ones.

Also you could buy the Sega genesis one for PC.
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3 years ago#12
I use a combination of 360 pads, Sixaxis/Dualshocks, and Wiimotes... 360s for the nice feel and thumbsticks, DS'es for the D-pads, and Wiimotes for Dolphin and the occasional NES/SMS emu.

Since I already have them by virtue of owning the consoles (don't actually have a 360 lol) it just seems more economical to have them pull double duty instead of having yet another set of controllers just for the PC.
3 years ago#13
The Logitech game pads are okay, nothing special. It's true the LT/RT are pretty stiff, they feel like they have an unnecessarily strong return spring. Great for throttle control in driving games, not so good for shooters. The major complaint I've heard about the analogs is a square shaped movement area, but the new ones fixed that issue.

The 360 controller is definitely superior, but imo not worth dropping $60 on a new controller. Personally I'm more used to the dualshock layout anyway.
3 years ago#14
wildog2006 posted...
didn't they update the dpad for 360 controllers? get one of those, it's literally the same thing. you'll need the wireless adapter too, play n charge won't work

This, I think they brought out new models with a proper dpad like two years ago.
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