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What is your favorite PC Controller?

Discussion in 'Games' started by newtekie1, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    What controller do you absolutely love and couldn't play without? I'm not talking Keyboard and Mouse, I talking actual game controllers, I know the awesomeness of a keyboard and mouse.

    I was using a PS2 controller connected to a USB converter box. However, now I use one of my PS3 controllers. The only down side is when I disconnect it from the USB port it turns my PS3 on.:laugh:
     
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    I use and enjoy the MS 360 controller. It's comfortable and multipurpose.

    I used to have a Logitech one but it was too small for my liking and I traded it off.
     
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    I too had a Logitech, Chillstream, with the fans. Cool little feature for long games, but I too felt it was small and I missed rumble support. I ended up with a 360 controller as well;)
     
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    LOGITECH CORDLESS RUMBLE PAD 2
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    The MoMo wheel!
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    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    360 controller, it just works so well.
     
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    I've used PS1/PS2 pads and a converter for years but thats mainly because we got into stepmania and we bought a nice metal dance mat, My last console was a PS2 so it was simple and easy to just use the pads from that.
    The only downside to using a converter is when pc games are based on xbox pads so we have to use an xbox360 pad emulator but it works a treat.

    I personly can't get on with xbox pads and i don't like being forced to buy one for a pc just to play some games. If i wanted to use a xbox pad i'd buy a bloody xbox lol.
     
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    The 360 controller just works so well, that it is hard to not use it.

    I also have a Hori 360 fightstick...

    And a G25.

    Also a G27.

    I NEED each of them for different games. No such thing as a single good controller for my uses.
     
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    the 360 wireless controller :D

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    Logitech chillstream, MS Dual Strike, and MS SideWinder Forcefeedback 2.
     
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    360 controller useing a program called x-padder it lets you con-fig and map the key boired and,
    Mouse seting two run any p.c game ass it would with mouses and key boired but just useing a
    360 controller as a mouses and key boired.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjHcN4syBoI

    info on x-padder if any one likes two try it out
     
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    360 controller wired, g27 logitech wheel and a Force feedback sidewinder joystick.all work remarkably well and I really find the 360 controller to be very playable. I was thinking about trying a ps3 controller.
     
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    PS3 controller.
     
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    Picked up a couple Logitech Cordless RumblePad 2 on sale a couple years ago and have been using them since. KB + Mouse + Pad makes a big difference for me in a couple games, most notably GTA. Some games I can just lean back and go pad-only.

    It's pretty good on battery life.
     
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    X360 wired controller and the old godly MS sidewinder gamepad (no more midi port and win vista/7 driver :-\ )
     
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    X360 fo sho
     
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    Belkin Nostromo - now a Razor product, best FPS controller IMHO.

    I also love the TrackIR - not strictly a controller but makes gaming so much easier.


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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    I used to have the Xbox360 controller, but it just wasn't as comfortable as the PS2/PS3 controller. But I understand that is a personal preference.
     
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    I still use my old OEM N64 controller with a USB adaptor.

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    Logitech Chillstream currently; I'm just too Playstation hardwired to use the 360 controller.
     
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    360 controller ftw!!
     
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    For years I used (and configured in every game) an old Playstation 2 controller with a SmartJoy Plus USB adapter. It did work very well, and being I was so used to that controller the racing, action/adventure (come on..Prototype, Tomb Raider, Darksiders and the like are much better with a controller!) style of games. Then one day I finally picked up a cheap Mad Catz version of wired XBox 360 controller...couldn't be happier. Hell most games you'd think to use it (and a few you don't) it's already pre-configured, works right away, and works damn well. So I retired the PS2 + SmartJoy combo...but it's a trusty backup if my XB360 controller fails. So far so good!
     
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    Competition Pro, As i usually Play Arcade Roms.
     
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Xbox 360 wireless controller here.
     
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    logitech dual action for gta and driving games, logitech extreme 3d pro for flying.
     
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    Xbox 360 controller for all racing and flight games.
     

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