The DualShock 3 only recently arrived in retail stores and Gaming Target has gotten their hands on one. So how dares it fare? Was it worth the wait or was it all for nothing?
in the states.
Um I saw a white 40gb at PlayNTrade the controller was white, but i think it was a SIXAXIS kinda off topic but, ya...
There is a white Dualshock 3 contoller as well! The Japanese versions come in two Flavors, White and Black!
Just got one. Warhawk never felt so awesome :D
so anyways has anyone here imported one from japan and has also bought one from here, what i have personally noticed between the two is that the north american one is slightly heavier like were talking a few grams maybe not that much heavier and the rumble is a touch stronger and the motors sound a little louder in the NA one compared to the jp one, just wondering if anyone else has also noticed this
Incomplete "review" It's more like a preview/first impressions. :sleep:
I have to agree with you. This is hardly a review. Here are some things to consider next time they write a review: 1. Mention the ability to turn the rumble off entirely, system wide, via the PlayStation button menu. This essentially turns the DS3 back into a SIXAXIS. This should be comforting news for non-rumble fans once the SIXAXIS controllers dry up and only DS3s are available. There are plenty of gamers out there that are fine without rumble and feel it doesn't add enough to warrant shorter battery life. 2. If you match the capabilities of the DS3 with a 360 controller w/the Charge and Play kit it ends up cheaper. The 360 does not come with the ability to recharge out of the box. 3. If some games indeed have strong rumble then the DS3 can obviously provide satisfying feedback. If a game has too small an amount, then question the developers. I believe Motorstorm has three levels to choose from in its settings. This is obviously not a limitation of the hardware... which is insinuated in the review. 4. Weight was mentioned, what about build quality? As others have stated, it does have a more solid feel. Others also mention the stiffer analogue controls. I know this can be subjective, but at least attempt to mention this in your review.
You hit the mark there bud. The reviewer needs a lesson in how to write a proper review and IMHO you schooled him. The DS3 is a great controller and deserves nothing less than its predecessor and in fact deserves more due to it's level of "next-gen-ness". Add SIXAXIS, wireless BT, and rechargeable batteries to the DS2 and you have an awesome controller... You have the DS3.
I think the motor is practically silent. Also, does anyone else's smell like burning plastic? I just want to know if that's normal.
Never had that problem.
I imported mine months ago, and I've never gotten an odor of any kind from my DS3.
lol. 60-90 dollar DualSuck3. Pay B3yond.
It's 54 dollars
Dude go back to the store you bought it from and return it before you catch your house on fire! But yeah the review is not really a review more like a first impression. I just bought one and its good. For all the fuss made about rumble it really doest add much to the game play. but then again maybe they'll future games will use it to its full potential.
Nothing against the DS3 or anything, but doesn't anyone else get sick of the seeing a million reviews for the same product? How many reviews do we need to see?
just picked mine up today and im pretty happy. waited along time for this
to pay for a Dualshock 2 controller for my PS2. I would like to add rumble, but just can't see myself paying the price of an actual game for it. I'm sure the DS3 is great and adds a lot to the gaming experience, but I think I'll wait until my SIXAXIS dies for good before I buy. Hopefully they'll do some game bundles with it to make it a little more palatable. Happy gaming.
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