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I just bought this game on Steam and attempted playing a few levels but I now realize that I need a gamepad for the game, as the game suggested.

Where can I get one of these without spending the amount of a regular controller, and what format should I get?

Is Xbox the only format that works with the game or will Playstation format work? (If those even exist)

Thanks for any help you can offer, OCN!
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I use one of these, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826127204
I can attest to its greatness.
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Originally Posted by Mwarren View Post
I use one of these, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826127204
I can attest to its greatness.
That's probably a good bet for the price. I've had a Cordless Rumblepad 2 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826127209) for 4 or 5 years - the battery life is pretty solid and I haven't run into any issues.

The Xbox360 controller is $35 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826105082). Those are probably your best 3 options for < $40.
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That's probably a good bet for the price. I've had a Cordless Rumblepad 2 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826127209) for 4 or 5 years - the battery life is pretty solid and I haven't run into any issues.

The Xbox360 controller is $35 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826105082). Those are probably your best 3 options for < $40.
Definitely, I've had my logitech for 5 years now and its held up just fine, I use it when playing Super Meat Boy. I've never been a fan of Xbox controllers personally, too bulky imo.
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I have a Logitech Rumblepad 2. Only problem with it is there are no triggers, just buttons. The 360 controller is probably my favorite.
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Amazon has a good deal on the Logitech Rumble Gamepad F510.
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post #7 of 16
If you're buying a gamepad, the best out there I think is in fact the 360 controller. I works by default with most games out now, where you don't even need to mess with configuring controls.

You can find a used wired one from a Gamestop or online for real cheap.
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Wow, this is a sweet deal Raiden. I don't think the 360 controller has a program to set button controls, if a game ISN'T compatible. There are programs online, but I doubt they're that good. haha I think I'm gonna buy the F510.

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Anyone know of a good GC to PC adapter? I got 2 good pads I could use for the PC. I ended up just buying a adapter for 2 classic wii controllers on amazon but I like the GC controllers more and they got rumble and a longer cord.
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Gamecube? I've never heard much of Nintendo using USB's.
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