ONM reader Chris Rooke hopes Nintendo won't ditch the Wii Remote for the new console.
No way. Dualshock is the best. imo of course.
id say the 360 pad is the best, its suited to my hands better. but again its personal preference. one mans piece of shit is another mans piece of gold
I agree.. personally I think the 360 pad is the best... But Kon's opinion is just a viable, as there are millions out there who think the Dual shock is the best pad (not to mention that all in all it's probably sold half a billion which weighs in its advantage!!) It's all preference, giving one controller the 'best ever' label isn't really possible because it is FULLY dependant on who is using it. EDIT: Plus, all controllers have weaknesses that are personal preference too! For me, the 360's dpad is its weakness... But I very rarely use that, so it doesn't weigh in too heavily against it (again, imo).
I don't like the 360 controller, it just doesn't feel right. And the D-pad is just woefully bad.
from an overall perspective if not for the d-pad being a bit sketchy. Although i do have to say you get used to it. I'm able to play fighters and pull off combos using the d-pad. For me the best controller was the genesis pad. the simple 3 button design and a solid d-pad made for good gaming back then. Until the SNES pad and then the saturn/ps1 and so on and so on and so on. As for current controllers, the 360 is my favorite. It is why I buy multiplat games for 360 instead of ps3. Nothing against the DS3 but i like the feel of the 360 controller better. Personal preference.
360 Controller is great. The D-pad has been fixed with the new Xbox controller, but I hate the lack of color on the face buttons for that controller. My biggest annoyance with the d-pad is that navigating the sexy 360 UI is made into an unnecessary annoyance Not a fan of how the SIXAXIS went though-- I was so used to the Dualshock 2 which I still think is superior. The grip and resistance on my SIXAXIS are inferior to that of the DS2's, as are the weight and rumble. I also think they screwed up the triggers. The Move has a great trigger, Sony needs to put it on the Dualshock already. On topic: The Wiimote feels great, but the GC controller was miles better, it fit into my hands perfectly
its a mashup of previous nintendo innovations hence not controller of the decade
How is it a mashup? That's like calling the PS3 controller a mashup of Nintendo's innovations... Actually, not so much, because the latter is actually true.
I'd definitely disagree with the Dualshock being the best- its all well and good, but it is very small and the left stick is in the wrong place- as the primary mode of control, it should be placed where the D Pad is, like the Gamecube controller (and others), which definitely is my favourite controller ever. The stick was also shamelessly tacked on following the release of the Nintendo 64, hence its stupid position. The Wii Remote is very nice though, it feels great to hold, just the right size- there's something satisfying about it.
I dont understand why ppl say the analog stick is in the WRONG place... it moves just as fine on the bottom.... if that were the case I guess the right analog stick is also in the wrong place with that logic... in the end of the day the ps3 controller is more left handed friendly.
Considering the PS3 mostly has shooters, it is logical that both analog sticks would be in the the same spots... That setup wouldn't make sense for a Nintendo controller, though (the classic controller is weird - I went so far as getting a modded N64 controller to use instead).
I say Dual Shock... because it can play ALL types of games with ease and it it is easier to push the buttons faster on the PS3 controller. The xbox controller maybe more solid in terms of durability but its more difficult to play platform games and fighting games (just look at the dpad) all I can say the design has been tried and tested and it will NOT physically break.
ROFL, let me not state my opinion on this....joke of a title, because if I do, I will be called out on trolling for stating an opinion and thus marked as one, then the fanboys will have a feast on my bubbles. BTW, I think the wii's controller is far from the best ever...*hides in bunker* Freedom of Speech goes out the window here on n4g, its all about how neutral you can be to not hurt the feelings of kids.
I'm sorry, but the Wii remote is anything but comfortable to use. I would have thought Nintendo would have figured out that if you're asking someone to hold a remote in the palm of their hand, the last shape you would adopt would be that of a a square...or rectangle have you. It's not comfortable, the ridges do not conform to ones palm. It's easily the worst controller Nintendo has produced and should have felt more like the Move controller which is contoured to a persons hand.
Yeah right ahaha XD
For it's time, the Dreamcast controller raped all the others with it's awesomeness.
The DC controller cramped my hands within 15 minutes. The only other controller to do that was the woefully horrible Atari 7800 controller.
The fact that it brought motion gaming to the masses is perhaps it's most alluring feature, but does this make it the best controller? Not IMO.
I think the best controller is the PS2's controller. Easy to use and simple, good for a variety of games, unlike other controllers that are only good for FPS or dancing around.
well it is when you don't count every other controller except for maybe the ones that aren't that great. but, yeah, then it's the best controller.
While im a die hard Duelshock user, I will say that the Wiimote is VERY innovative. It will pave the way for motion controls to come and is as far as im concerned a blueprint for six-axis, Kinect and Move. Its not about which is the best controller but which is the most innovative and can bring something new to the table.
Hey man long time! well for me the Wiimote button labels and layout was confusing. I rarely use it (wii) so that might have something to do with it. But it does feel good in my hands. Alot better than the 360 controller. My earth shattering hands cramp up so fast (withn minutes) with that thing.
Yea bro, imma have to catch up with you online, supposedly they are talking about putting the council back together soon. Lol, I got normal sized hands myself, the D-shock is just fine for me as well as the 360s, but i cant do fighters with it. Playing long periods of MvsC3 makes my knuckles wanna explode! Wii's motion is good, everything else comfort wise took a backseat.
360 controller is the best if you have man sized hands. PS3 controller is good for daintier sized hands and fighting games.... Wii Mote is ok for certain games.... but just not many. imo.
My listy of controllers :) 1. Wavebird wireless Gamecube controller 2. Wii 3. Xbox 360 4. Ps2/ps3
My personal favourites in ranking order: 1) Gamecube 2) Dualshock 3 3) Xbox 360 The Dualshock would be the best if its left analogue stick was swapped around with the D-pad imo.
No, that would be the dualshock 1 and 2 3 had triggers
Aha. No. I don't think so. Maybe if developers had done something more with motion controls this gen than just "waggle," I would think differently, but as it is, there is no single, shining example that demonstrates that motion controls are superior to analog controls.
I say it is.
i think the wii remote is probally the most invoative since the dpad and analog stick, but i wouldn't say it is the best, could have been one of the top ones if they would have included the wii classic controller with the system imo
No one will buy dualshock for wii or Xbox 360 Or wii mote for ps3 or xbox 360 Or xbox 360 controller for wii or ps3 All these controllars are excellent
Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the Wii-mote need a $20 additional piece to function as promised? And why is there a need for the classic controller pro (which is pretty much a dualshock with less functionality)?
You are wrong. They didnt need it and it was never promised to be 1:1 from the start. Only idiots who who werent paying attention thought that. Nintendo made it perfectly clear from the beginning. BTW better a 20.00 for added control than buying a whole new 60.00 controller for something that company called last gen and useless. Rumble..
Fair enough. And the rest of my comment? The need for the classic controller? The point is, Kinect/Move/Wii motes are poor substitutes for traditional controllers. You can,t be the best when you need motion plus and a standard controller to play all games.
So dual Shock must also be pretty crappy to you because its not the only control option on PS consoles? I'm not just talking about this gen either. Your argument is flawed but you are so blinded by hate you cant see it.
Blinded by hate. I'll think about that next time I fire up Muramasa using my classic controller because of the Wii-mote's shortcomings... You know what bothers me most about N4G. People like you that have conversations with themselves. What's the f***s up with the "Blinded by hate" and the Rumble comment? Are you replying to me, or someone else?
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