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I was considering an MLG controller, but I've had a bad experience with madcatz, and with the next xbox on the horizon you can't justify $100 controller.
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Sure its not for everyone but the majority prefer xbox layout over dual shock. Sony even said it was model for Asian hands which are smaller than the average Americans.. I feel this is where the cramping comes from.

Wow, bold statement. And you say it so mater-of-factly!

Honestly, I'd just LOVE to see some proof of this stuff you just pulled out of your rear end.
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post #143 of 156
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About time. The Xbox-controller is so much better in every way.

lachen.gif You have to be kidding me. The D-pad is a nightmare and the triggers feel like they have too much travel IMO. The ergonomics is fine. Most of the other stuff are not.

I have two old Dualshock 2 controllers I'd love to use as soon as I purchase an adapter. I don't see anything that can beat those right now. My most favorite gamepads of all time.
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lachen.gif You have to be kidding me. The D-pad is a nightmare and the triggers feel like they have too much travel IMO. The ergonomics is fine. Most of the other stuff are not.

I have two old Dualshock 2 controllers I'd love to use as soon as I purchase an adapter. I don't see anything that can beat those right now. My most favorite gamepads of all time.

This is how my hands look on Dualshock.

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I hate that idea. Hope they keep it going as it made the PS3 very fun. thumb.gif
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Gemme this with a few more buttons.


Hate the analog stick placement. Xbox layout is much better.

God no.

Dualshock 2 (ie. PS2 era dualshock) are only beaten by Gamecube controllers in terms of awesomeness in my opinion, dualshock 3 was a massive step back and the 360 controllers sit well in your hand but the D-Pad is utter crap, and the analog sticks should be more like the PS2's layout.
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I on the hand (no pun intended) actually prefer the PS3 analog stick placement. I dont like having an analog stick above the dpad.

Sure its not for everyone but the majority prefer xbox layout over dual shock. Sony even said it was model for Asian hands which are smaller than the average Americans.. I feel this is where the cramping comes from.

Why they never had two separate lines, one with a bigger XL controller, I'll never know...There'd be a big enough market for two separate controller sizes.
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You don't even need to be an ergonomics genious to realize that the 360-controller is better. Unless you're a PS fanboy of course.

Yeah..No.

I only own a 360, by the way..I had a PS3 that I got for free with a TV which I later sold, the d-pad on the 360 really screws up my thumb if I play for a while, the triggers are way better though.
As for the shape..well, I've never gotten a cramp from any controller.
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This is how my hands look on Dualshock.

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Eh, I've gotten used to using the Dualshock controllers and such so it feels comfortable in my hands but I've developed a sort of strange way of holding those controllers.

I'm feeling a temptation to go to my local Gamestop and see if they have anymore DS2 controllers in stock.
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You don't even need to be an ergonomics genious to realize that the 360-controller is better. Unless you're a PS fanboy of course.

or maybe certain people prefer one controller over the other? Especially considering both controllers have some pretty obvious flaws.

I prefer the thumbstick placement and dpad on the PS3. I like the way the Xbox sits in the hand and the triggers are good for FPS' specifically when you're using something like Assault rifles. The LB and RB buttons are pretty crap though.

Overall I don't have a problem with any of the main controllers (xbox, Wii U Pro, or DS3) I just happen to like the DS3 a bit more.
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Hate touch screen. I LOVE PHYSICAL BUTTONS!!!!!! AND SO DOOOOO 99% of gamers when they arent mobile!
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post #150 of 156
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Wow, bold statement. And you say it so mater-of-factly!

Honestly, I'd just LOVE to see some proof of this stuff you just pulled out of your rear end.

I fall into the catagory he is talking about. Had a ps1, ps2. Then got the xbox 360.

Picked up a PS3 after the 360 (obviously) and could not go backwards by using the same controller essentially as the ps1. Sold the ps3 and I hate the controller I used to think was great back in the day.

Once you use the 360 controller hard to go back to the sony relic.

PS4 is a buy for me if they update the controller to something more like xbox.

And no I'm not a fanboy thanks, I don't even own any consoles at this stage, well a wii for gamecube games.
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