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Poll: Which Controller do you prefer?

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#1 firey

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 17:14

What controllers do you prefer?  I see lots of back and forth between the Xbox style controller and the Dualshock controller.  I see a lot of people that prefer one over the other, so I was wondering.. what do the majority think? And why do you prefer it?

I didn't want to post all versions of each controller as that would be way too many options.




#2 Blackhearted

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Posted 22 October 2013 - 17:16

The gamecube probably remains the best. Followed by the 360, despite the hideous dpad.



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Posted 22 October 2013 - 17:20

Keyboard and mouse, because master race.



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Posted 27 October 2013 - 00:32

I really like the Dualshock, probably because I grew up with it. The new one is even better, had a chance to try it out a few months back and it was quite nice to hold!



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Posted 27 October 2013 - 00:34

The PC, keyboard and mouse is the only way to go for most of the games I play. Hate pads, they feel too clunky to me



#6 Earthworm Jimmy

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 00:35

I really like the Dualshock, probably because I grew up with it. The new one is even better, had a chance to try it out a few months back and it was quite nice to hold!

 

yeah. this. and i already love the new ps4 one!

 

however, until i get a chance to play with new One controller, i cannot be sure. since the new one looks MUCH MUCH better then 360 one.



#7 Max Norris

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 01:20

Strongly prefer mouse and keyboard, but there are a handful games where I think controllers suit the game better. In those few cases, it's the 360 controller, just overall very comfortable to hold, better support too obviously. Since the choices were obviously geared towards consoles, voted XBox just because they work nicely on PC's too.. note the last console I bought was a couple of the original XBox's for XBMC and no plans on buying any of the new ones, definitely a PC gamer.

#8 Growled

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Posted 27 October 2013 - 01:22

Dualshock for me.



#9 spikey_richie

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 22:22

Keyboard and mouse, because master race.

 

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#10 Steve B.

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 22:25

The gamecube probably remains the best. Followed by the 360, despite the hideous dpad.

 

The Gamecube controller was fantastic, and the 360 is pretty good, the DPad is kinda annoying though.



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 22:28

Vectrex Controller by far :laugh:

 

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#12 Astra.Xtreme

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 22:28

Xbox controller by far.  Thumbs are in the most natural position for the typical game.

 

The PS controller bends your left thumb unnaturally, so it gets uncomfortable pretty quickly.



#13 Max Norris

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 23:18

Vectrex Controller by far :laugh:

Hah, had one of those way back when, kind of an oddball that not a lot knew about but played a mean game of Star Castle.

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 23:22

My favourite experience with a controller has to be the Nintendo 64 controller, but looking back it was a strange design and I would probably have issues with it if I tried to handle one now. Too many buttons and most games never even used the entire left side of the controller. And the fact that you shoved a rumble pak in the back gave it a really strange weighted feel. Odd. Odd. Odd!!!

 

As for a current controller the Xbox 360 controller is pretty good.



#15 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 23:28

Sony PlayStation controller.
Dual Shock Controller.
In my humble opinion it was far more suited for me, I like the layout, and so does my son, who preferred it to his xbox 360 controller, he's ow 15, when he was 12 he actually tried to pair a ps3 controller to his 360, which was funny, as in his case, it wouldn't happen, I think a message popped up though I don't remember what it said.
(Or more likely, I read that while searching google to see if it was possible)

His hands are smaller than mine and he loves the ds3.