Good USB Controller for Emulation

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  1. inshokuten

    inshokuten Just Joined

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    One of the worst feelings in the world is sitting on a massive number of really good PS1/PS2 RPGs and being unable to play them.

    Being a Canadian born Australian with a large variety of NTSC games, my only option would be to buy an NTSC machine, and a step up adapter. This is far more expensive than simply playing them on an emulator.

    Ever try playing Megaman Legends with a keyboard? Its painful, very painful. It just doesn't have the same feeling.

    So i've been looking around for a decent controller for about a month, but can't seem to find any that look like a good quality.

    Anyone know of, or used, one that was dependable with a good feel?
     
  2. zetadeltar

    zetadeltar Active Member

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    cant u just use a 360 controller or ps3, arent they both usb
     
  3. Drac

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    Xbox Controller for Windows
    http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/gaming

    Logitech USB controllers
    http://www.logitech.com/en-au/gaming/controllers

    Razer Xbox controller (Also works in Windows)
    http://store.razerzone.com/store/ra...parentCategoryID.54297600/categoryId.54746700

    PlayAsia's list of USB converters for console controllers (N64, SNES, Genesis ect)
    http://www.play-asia.com/paOS-14-71-6m-49-en.html

    I'd recommend the 360 controller simply because it has great support in a lot of PC games as well. Most Crossplatform PC/Xbox games will recognise the 360 controller instantly and all the tooltips and menus will show 360 A/B/X/Y ect button hints and most also have vibration/rumble support.
     
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    For emulation, especially PS1/2 games, use a PS3 controller if you have one.
    For newer games, a 360 controller.
     
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    360 Controller for sure, those things are awesome, but on the note of the PS3 Controller working in PC, How does that work? Just plug and play? Or do I need drivers?
     
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