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Actually, for its intended use I'd say the Wiimote is the best controller ever made. Especially with the nunchuk attached...
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Actually, for its intended use I'd say the Wiimote is the best controller ever made. Especially with the nunchuk attached...

It's comfortable to hold in my opinion and allows for the free placement of hands, as long as the chord can reach the distance the hands are placed apart at. smile.gif

We should probably take the discussion of the best gamepad/joystick to another thread though (well, I already made one on Geekhack awhile ago so...meh).
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and I will tell you it was the worst controller of all time lol I'm assuming you mean the Duke, the big controller and not the S which resembles the current Xbox controller

No company will ever be able to please every consumer on any aspect of a system let alone a controller.

You must've seen my post for the 20 seconds I left it unedited. The Duke was HORRIBLE. I like the Xbox 360 controller, but it's a bit too slim and small for my hands. Plus you can easily get an Xbox 1 Controller S for much less than an Xbox 360 Controller and still easily mod it to USB.

Again, that's a personal preference. People have different sized hands. The DualShock has always been way too dinky and unwieldy for me.
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You can use your Dualshock 2 with cheap adapters or your DS3 with motioninjoy.

I just use one of the off brand wired controllers for PS3 that also works fine with PC. I use this: http://code.google.com/p/x360ce/

To emulate Xbox360 controller for games.
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Why would they make a dev kit that differs from retail version? I thought the whole benefit to console development is that the platform never changes, and games can be coded exactly for the hardware. How would that work out if the dev kits were different or substantially more powerful?

Sigh....

#1 Final hardware isn't available yet, so it has to use different hardware by necessity. The parts are chosen to simulate the final hardware. For example, a low clocked bulldozer could be substituted for 8 jaguar cores at 1.6ghz.
#2 Dev kits are made to build games on. A different use necessitates a different design. Dev kits can have higher ram than the console.
#3 Dev kits go through several iterations. Dev kits allow developers to be working on titles before the final specs are even decided upon.

Things like the kit having a headphone jack has nothing to do with the PS4, because dev kits aren't in the same chassis as the console. A headphone jack makes sense if you are designing games at a desk in a office with other people.


Here is a PS3 dev kit.

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You must've seen my post for the 20 seconds I left it unedited. The Duke was HORRIBLE. I like the Xbox 360 controller, but it's a bit too slim and small for my hands. Plus you can easily get an Xbox 1 Controller S for much less than an Xbox 360 Controller and still easily mod it to USB.

Again, that's a personal preference. People have different sized hands. The DualShock has always been way too dinky and unwieldy for me.

ah in that case I agree with you. Loved the S and the Gamecube controller.
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post #47 of 67
If these specs are to remain the same, I'm expecting a "Seven hundred and ninety nine US dollars" announcement from Sony and Microsoft this summer... frown.gif
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I'm not too familiar with that range of graphics cards. Can anyone enlighten me on this "dev" spec PS4 and it's 4K support rumors?

We'll be hearing a whole lot more rumors in the coming months and I know better than to put all my faith in Kotaku, so I'll reserve my judgement on it until then.
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That seems great
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post #50 of 67
Why would they choose Bulldozer when it has horrible performance per watt. Unless they underclock it, PS4 is going to be power hungry

Ivy Bridge with no iGPU would be much better choice
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