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Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« on: May 18, 2017, 10:48:31 AM »
Simple question, what's been your fav controller across the board for the Playstation's?

Official or 3rd party.
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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2017, 12:07:00 PM »
Official, just feel better in quality and sometimes 3rd party pads have too firm dpads or buttons.
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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2017, 12:09:27 PM »
I prefer the official ones.  I do have some third party controllers but I prefer the originals. 

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 00:31:13 AM »
Official ps4 is my fave. I like the ps1 and ps2 controllers but hate the PS3 ones, they don't feel right to me. I've tried a few 3rd party ones on all those consoles and have to say original is always best

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2017, 03:17:19 AM »
Yeah I stick with Sony controllers most of the time. I have bought a few third party controllers that have solid d-pads for fighting games though.

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2017, 12:13:02 PM »
I unfortunately do not have my PlayStation anymore but I had the original analogue without the rumble. I really liked it. It was slightly bigger that the dualshock which made itore comfortable in my large ogre hands.

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2017, 15:52:50 PM »
Pack-in Sony controllers for me.

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2017, 04:15:00 AM »
Yeah I stick with Sony controllers most of the time. I have bought a few third party controllers that have solid d-pads for fighting games though.
That's my only problem with the official controllers.  Those D-Pads are awful for fighting games.  I could hardly pull off any special moves in Fatal Fury.

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2017, 08:43:33 AM »
I don't think it is that bad. I think the 360 pad is worse tbh

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2017, 15:09:43 PM »
For regular use I would agree that the 360 D-Pad is a lot worse than the PS3. For fighting games though I think they're both equally terrible.

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2017, 18:04:20 PM »
I would disagree. I always found the PlayStation d pad easy enough to use on fighting games. Not as good as the Sega d pad but not much harder than a Nintendo pad

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2018, 13:32:59 PM »
Old thread but look for the DualShock SCPH-110 - the ones shipped with the PSOne slim. The somewhat stiffer analogue sticks actually make it the best Sony controller I've ever used.
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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2018, 21:32:27 PM »
Official controllers for me.  I remember when we only ever had the original controllers for the PSOne, we knew someone down the road who had I believe Ape Escape and a controller with the vibration/anologs.  He brought it up to our house one time and I just remember it feeling weird on first use, not that I'd ever heard of or knew about the game at the time either.

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Re: Best Controllers for Sony Playstations?
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2018, 16:48:48 PM »
Originals are quite good, prefer the XBox ones though, because they’re a bit bigger. I use a SCUF Impact for the PS4, it’s better than the original, but it’s also quite expensive.