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post #21 of 31
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Originally Posted by Tizmo;13037128 
What I would like to know, is there a wireless controller for the PC that is like the PS3 controller, where you recharge the controller by plugging it to the system. I do not like the idea of the changing batteries the whole time.

Basically, a rechargeable battery inside the controller is what I am looking at.

ye, use dualshock 3 with motioninjoy charges via usb cable just like on ps3:cheers:sniper.gif
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I use a Limited Edition Lime green box 360 Controller. It is Different than any other controller because it has a 32 WAY D-PAD instead of the 16 way like regular xbox 360 controllers. This is a super duper must if you are playing games like say zelda, or any 2-d type platform or game like final fantasy or chrono trigger. If you had a regular 360 controller it will go left when you are pressing up and etc. etc. it drove me mad. It was available in conjunction with a soccer game in 2009 in Europe, Australia, and South Africa as far as I know.

This is a must for me for old arcade games etc. ever tried playing pac man with a reg xbox 360 controller he goes where he wants to sometimes dosent he. Never with this 360 controller..

Rare as hell though and I had 4 of them i got lucky and found someone selling them brand new for normal price back in 2009

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/ne...oller-hands-on
Edited by ghost2501 - 4/7/11 at 12:36pm
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post #23 of 31
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If you need to save some money I suggest a knock-off USB receiver and get a used wireless 360 controller, I have two of the no-name receivers and they work as well as the real one I use with my HTPC.

The best part is that they are less than $12 each: Link to $12 Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Gaming Receiver



Hope that helps you out!
That's perfect! I think I'm going to go with the 360 dongle, since I already have some xbox controllers, and I love their feel a lot more than ps3 controllers. And for 12 bucks, I can't go wrong...
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post #24 of 31
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I use a Limited Edition Lime green box 360 Controller. It is Different than any other controller because it has a 32 WAY D-PAD instead of the 16 way like regular xbox 360 controllers. This is a super duper must if you are playing games like say zelda, or any 2-d type platform or game like final fantasy or chrono trigger. If you had a regular 360 controller it will go left when you are pressing up and etc. etc. it drove me mad. It was available in conjunction with a soccer game in 2009 in Europe, Australia, and South Africa as far as I know.

This is a must for me for old arcade games etc. ever tried playing pac man with a reg xbox 360 controller he goes where he wants to sometimes dosent he. Never with this 360 controller..

Rare as hell though and I had 4 of them i got lucky and found someone selling them brand new for normal price back in 2009

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/ne...oller-hands-on
How many directions do you think the orginal nintendo controller recognized? And how sensitive do you think it was?

A standard 360 controller is miles ahead of any controller before it time. And to whoever recommends the dual shock 3, you have to use 3rd party software and most new games come preconfigured for the 360 contorller
post #25 of 31
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Originally Posted by CravinR1;13042255 
And to whoever recommends the dual shock 3, you have to use 3rd party software and most new games come preconfigured for the 360 contorller

motioninjoy can emulate 360 controller with 1 click of a mouse...
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post #26 of 31
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motioninjoy can emulate 360 controller with 1 click of a mouse...
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motioninjoy can emulate 360 controller with 1 click of a mouse...
No need for that. 95% of all games that are out now support the 360 controller by default if it supports gamepads at all.

In fact, the PC version of FF7 supports it without me having to do anything.

And also, he was saying you DIDN'T need to configure the 360 controller in that post lol.
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post #27 of 31
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motioninjoy can emulate 360 controller with 1 click of a mouse...
I still like the 360 controller better.


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No need for that. 95% of all games that are out now support the 360 controller by default if it supports gamepads at all.

In fact, the PC version of FF7 supports it without me having to do anything.

And also, he was saying you DIDN'T need to configure the 360 controller in that post lol.
He's talking about using a PS3 controller instead of the xbox controller and that software makes the pc think its a 360 controller I guess.
post #28 of 31
The best controller for the PC would be the Xbox 360 controllers... They work so well with so many games, and set up is super easy
     
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I still like the 360 controller better.




He's talking about using a PS3 controller instead of the xbox controller and that software makes the pc think its a 360 controller I guess.
Oh... I guess I could see that. I'm guessing he can't speak English very well lol. Easy to miss read things that way.
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if you want PS3-style controllers that will be recognized as xbox 360 controllers, here:
http://www.logitech.com/en-us/gaming/controllers?WT.ac=bc|713|288
Or simply get a PS3 controller and use MotionJoy because those wanna-be controllers are horrible.
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