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Windows 7: Low Cost Game Controller

14 Aug 2011   #1
dogbert2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Low Cost Game Controller

Hi All,

I play games in DOSBox 0.74, MAME64, and the occasional Windows 7 PC game, and I was looking for a recommendation on low cost game controllers (joystick or integrated controller).

Any suggestions from the hard core gamers here?


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16 Aug 2011   #2
Everlong

 

How "low cost" do you mean? A wired Windows 7 360 controller is only around 18-20 and that's a very good controller to use on PC. I've used it with PC games and emulators.
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16 Aug 2011   #3
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Gamestation sell second hand wired 360 controllers for 10, quite good value really and well worth investing.
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16 Aug 2011   #4
lnav83

Windows 8.1 Pro w/ Media Center 64-Bit
 
 

i really would go with a wired xbox 360 controller, as GFW are becoming more and more common you can't go wrong with one... especially as most pc games have functionality with 360 controllers out of box. the ones with GFW tag(games for windows) are a given to have it standard.
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16 Aug 2011   #5
Sub Styler

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yeah the xbox controller has always been a favourite, I still have in the shed somewhere an original xbox controller thats been chopped up and soldered onto a USB-A jack. This was fun before the 360 came out with USB standard. there were (and still are) hacked drivers available for that in XP, you could run those drivers in test mode on windows 7 but i'm just reminissing.... 360 controller for the win!
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