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User Info: Bazooka_Penguin

Bazooka_Penguin
2 years ago#11
I guess I'll just get a 360 controller. Is the official one the best or are there any third party models I should get
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User Info: Edavy89

Edavy89
2 years ago#12
Logitech F-310 is $18 at bestbuy, it's what I use and it's a very solid choice. You really can't beat it for the price. Resembles the ps3 controller with a one piece D-pad instead of the individual buttons.

Personally I wish it was a little heavier, and the actuation point on the triggers is farther down than I would like considering how stiff they are, however those are more personal preference issues than actual "issues" with the game pad. It also supports the logitech software to custom bind all of the inputs, so it is fully customizable in that regard (which is especially nice when the actual game has limited "controller schemes" to chose from, or doesn't support a controller at all). Of course if the game *does* have native controller support, and you like the available configurations non of that is necessary and it is 100% PnP.

User Info: clarkladner

clarkladner
2 years ago#13
i use the rock candy 360 controller. no problems at all and feels great.

http://www.amazon.com/Rock-Candy-Xbox-360-Controller-Blue/dp/B008U2XE9O/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1407967121&sr=8-1&keywords=rock+candy+360

User Info: Bazooka_Penguin

Bazooka_Penguin
2 years ago#14
clarkladner posted...
i use the rock candy 360 controller. no problems at all and feels great.

http://www.amazon.com/Rock-Candy-Xbox-360-Controller-Blue/dp/B008U2XE9O/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1407967121&sr=8-1&keywords=rock+candy+360


Do they come in wireless?
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User Info: Born Lucky

Born Lucky
2 years ago#15
Wired 360

Nothing else is as good or as compatible with every game.
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User Info: rainedown

rainedown
2 years ago#16
Get a wired 360 or a wireless one then buy the receiver dongle for PC ( like $15 more). Any should technically be fine but I've always been a fan of the default MS ones.

User Info: Freelance_Wolf

Freelance_Wolf
2 years ago#17
Get a Logitech gamepad. I love those things.
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User Info: Bazooka_Penguin

Bazooka_Penguin
2 years ago#18
rainedown posted...
Get a wired 360 or a wireless one then buy the receiver dongle for PC ( like $15 more). Any should technically be fine but I've always been a fan of the default MS ones.


I actually already have a wireless 360 controller and the dongle. But personally I'm not sure I really like the d-pad on these things. I've been told the new ones are better though.
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User Info: JKatarn

JKatarn
2 years ago#19
BIast posted...
WyzeGye posted...
Dual shock 3


Yup. craigslist is a good place to look.


If you want a controller that's been to hell and back, if you want a working controller I'd suggest spending the $50/60 for a new DS3, or just pay the $40 or so for a 360 PC controller and avoid having to use the thinly veiled Chinese malware known as MotioninJoy.
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User Info: Bazooka_Penguin

Bazooka_Penguin
2 years ago#20
Is the xbox one controller notably better than the 360 controller?

I think I may just shell out for it if it's really really good. My current controller randomly loses power during play, even with new batteries.

On a related note, is there anyway to properly set up the 360's analog sticks with ePSXe? The right analog stick doesn't map properly. Left and down have the same map in ePSXe
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