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Originally Posted by icanhasburgers View Post

Why fix something if it's not broken? Keep the Dualshock Sony and you'll be fine.
This pretty much sums up all console controllers ever created. Dualshock from the PS2 was the best
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post

Gemme this with a few more buttons.


Hey I actually have that controller and its freaking awesome. The thing lasted me 200 hours of gameplay on Star Ocean on a single pair of AA batteries. The reception was insane too.
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About time. The Xbox-controller is so much better in every way.
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unless you play competitively with huge prize/cash on the line...I don't believe I ever seen anyone complain about controller input lag off bluetooth/2.4GHz.

You must be very very sensitive to it or OCD biggrin.gif

unless there are many instances you lost in a game cause you were 2-3ms slower than your opponents?

Back on topic...I do hope Sony tries out a new controller...but they show allow backwards compatibility with Sixaxis/Dualshock 3 in the PS4. The layout does feel natural but doesn't feel ergonomic...if you play shooter XBOX controller is superior. If they aren't gonna change anything at least make the L2/R2 more trigger-like in shape and the sticks with depression for the thumbs (why they made it convex in the first place...who knows)
its definitely not 2-3ms, its more like 20-30ms. directly connecting your controller is much quicker than bluetooth. usb 2.0 has faster transfer speeds and direct power is an obvious advantage. I've been using a wired controller on my 360 for about a year now, for playing shooters like halo. when I switched to a wireless I could clearly feel the lag whist moving the crosshairs. call it very sensitive or OCD but In my opinion there is a major difference. same reason why hardcore PC gamers insist on using a wired mouse instead of wireless.
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I play high level Tekken where near every frame matters with the DS3 no problem. The biggest problem these days is input lag from monitors, things like hz and refresh rate don't mean you'll have the ideal setup.
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Why? I miss DS; bought both console and second controller before they released DS3... only get turned on when using my PS2. tongue.gif
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Space Banana?
So glad the PS3 didn't ship with that.
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About time. The Xbox-controller is so much better in every way.

 

Nope, D-pad on 360 is absolute garbage.

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Major problem with touchscreen tech... Latency is a b*tch
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Why do you need a freaking touch screen on a controller? I don't want to look at the controller. I want to look at the game.

The Dualshock is by far my favorite controller of all time. If they change it in any kind of radical way, it is a mistake. Only problem with the Dualshock 3 is the left and right triggers. It is too easy for your fingers to slip off of them. Fix those and you are golden. Maybe add that back touch pad thing because it doesn't mess with the ergonomics of the controller.
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post #119 of 156
If the joysticks arent symmetrically on each side i will cut sick. I cant use the xbox controller to save my life. I mean honestly.. who puts the second joystick above the dpad. derp.
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Convex > concave joystricks. all day baby

I don't get convex. You're putting a convex object (your thumb) against another convex object (the joystick). I grew up on the Playstation 1 and 2. But once I got my Xbox, I couldn't imagine how much better concave was. With PS3, I'm pushing along the edges of the joystick, which combined with the DualShock's long throws makes for longer times to change direction. Concave, however, allows your thumbs to stay in one place, making it easier to change directions quickly.
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