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  • andytheadequate 14 Jan 2013 10:55:12 8,166 posts
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    DrStrangelove wrote:
    The Wiimote was the crappiest controller since the Power Glove.
    Does anyone disagree with that?
  • Raiko101 14 Jan 2013 10:56:21 6,295 posts
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    Me.

    3DS: 4210 4002 8289 (Dave)
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  • Mola_Ram 14 Jan 2013 11:23:09 7,370 posts
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    I dunno, the xbox Fat Controller was pretty awful.
  • Chopsen 14 Jan 2013 11:33:31 15,930 posts
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    Never had a problem with the 1st xbox controller. I can only only assume those that do have pixie hands or something.

    (see also: DC controller)

    Edited by Chopsen at 11:33:55 14-01-2013
  • Mr-Brett 14 Jan 2013 11:35:25 12,785 posts
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    Wiimote could be the crappiest official but there have been so many awful third party controllers in the last few generations that it can't take the overall crown of crumminess.

    Portable view - Never forget.

  • jellyhead 14 Jan 2013 11:37:42 24,350 posts
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    Mr-Brett wins.

    The old xbox controller was bloody great too!

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  • Psychotext 14 Jan 2013 11:39:20 54,157 posts
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    I loved the duke. It was reassuringly massive.

    I don't even have particularly big hands.
  • Chopsen 14 Jan 2013 11:45:23 15,930 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    It was reassuringly massive.
    As was the whole console. It was indestructible. I soldered on a modchip and I slipped, and the soldering iron slid across half the circuit board, burning it. Thought "well that's fucked then" but I turned it on and....it booted up as normal. Also heard stories of people dropping them, they still worked. Consoles these days you just look at them wrong and they break.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Jan 2013 11:46:32 7,370 posts
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    Hated it. Too big for smaller hands, buttons too close together for sausage fingers on larger hands. And the d-pad was awful. No such problems with the DC pad, which was actually one of my favorites.

    Didn't really care for the Wiimote, but it was trying something completely different from other controllers. So I don't really compare them that much.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Jan 2013 11:53:34 7,370 posts
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    Here's one that might be unpopular:

    I quite enjoy Mario Party games
  • Psychotext 14 Jan 2013 12:04:47 54,157 posts
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    You're a monster.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Jan 2013 12:21:08 7,370 posts
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    I also enjoy enslaving small children.
  • DFawkes 14 Jan 2013 12:33:58 22,915 posts
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    I also enjoy Mario Party. I don't enjoy enslaving children, as they're no good for heavy lifting.

    Oh for goodness sake, I've caught my scrotum in my zip again - Margaret Thatcher, 1986

  • TarickStonefire 14 Jan 2013 12:45:17 3,091 posts
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    EDGE magazine just wants to stoke controversy by awarding Mojang 2nd Greatest Videogame Developer In The World, ahead of Nintendo. Mojang has made one game, and it wasn't even released recently. Even Notch thinks it's rather stupid.

    Not sure if this actually qualifies for Unpopular Gaming Opinion, seeing as most people would probably agree with me.

    Maybe.

    EDIT: I think it's a great game, and i think Mojang have managed its ongoing development pretty well and clearly have stuff worth keeping an eye on in the offing, but still. 2nd Best Developer In The World based on Minecraft?!

    Edited by TarickStonefire at 12:47:22 14-01-2013

    Any Netflix library in the world for a couple of quid a month? Gimme!

  • kalel 14 Jan 2013 12:48:28 87,502 posts
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    Size of the original Xbox controller was a bit on the big side for me, but that wasn't the issue. Weirdly shaped and weirdly angled buttons was the issue. I frequently lose my bearings and didn't know what button I was pressing, sometimes ending up on the black and white buttons which I'm guessing everyone has forgotten about they were so shit.
  • Buenos_Estente 14 Jan 2013 12:49:08 268 posts
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    I love me a Mario Party :)

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  • sanctusmortis 14 Jan 2013 12:51:21 9,631 posts
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    Animal Crossing was the original Farmville, and should be shunned as such.

    Now THAT should be unpopular.
  • kalel 14 Jan 2013 12:54:26 87,502 posts
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    I think I did that on the first page.
  • PazJohnMitch 14 Jan 2013 12:57:48 8,044 posts
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    I actually preferred the original Xbox controller to the S. I was initially worried about the 360 controllers similarities to the S but found it to be almost perfect.

    I didn't like the Dreamcast one much though, or the Gamecube. And come to think of it the PS2 one was awful. So controller wise that generation the Xbox came first and second for me.

    Despite looking the same the DS3 controller for the PS3 is a huge improvement but still miles behind the 360s.

    I have mixed opinions on the Wiimote. I like the hand waving but hate the positioning and tiny size of the + and - buttons.
  • Shikasama 14 Jan 2013 17:40:50 6,820 posts
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    I find it really difficult to use a PS3 controller, which is really surprising after spending so many years on the PS1 and PS2.

    After being an Xboxer for a long time I pick up a PS3 controller and just think how the fuck and anyone keep their thumbs in that position for an extended period of time without developing a claw.

    Also..those fucking trigger/buttons monstrosities are absolute shit.
  • Psychotext 14 Jan 2013 17:46:32 54,157 posts
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    Most people had their hands wrecked by the PS2... which is why those things are perfectly comfortable to them now. :D
  • onestepfromlost 14 Jan 2013 17:47:08 2,050 posts
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    Shikasama wrote:
    I find it really difficult to use a PS3 controller, which is really surprising after spending so many years on the PS1 and PS2.

    After being an Xboxer for a long time I pick up a PS3 controller and just think how the fuck and anyone keep their thumbs in that position for an extended period of time without developing a claw.

    Also..those fucking trigger/buttons monstrosities are absolute shit.
    This. I had a ps2 from release til i bought my 360 and have the same, problem. I love the 360 comntroller but when i play things on my ps3 i find it clunky
  • Deckard1 14 Jan 2013 17:49:10 27,981 posts
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    The PS3 controller is the sole reason I've never bought one. It's beyond dreadful.
  • Chopsen 14 Jan 2013 17:51:35 15,930 posts
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    Just be grateful Sony didn't go with the original prototype for the PS3 controller.
  • onestepfromlost 14 Jan 2013 17:52:10 2,050 posts
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    I just dont understand why it doesnt feel right after years and years os using the ps2 controller
  • King_Edward 14 Jan 2013 17:55:36 11,454 posts
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    I'm perfectly comfortable with either controller. When people day they get cramps and stuff I always assume people holding them wrong.
  • Mola_Ram 14 Jan 2013 18:00:24 7,370 posts
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    Yeah, I don't get people who complain about ps3 controllers after enduring the ps2. They're the same.
  • DFawkes 14 Jan 2013 18:04:41 22,915 posts
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    It's L2 and R2. Changes the angle your fingers rest at if you rest them in the trigger position. I didn't mind, it felt okay to me, but I can see why people wouldn't like it.

    Oh for goodness sake, I've caught my scrotum in my zip again - Margaret Thatcher, 1986

  • bitch_tits_zero_nine 14 Jan 2013 18:14:07 6,654 posts
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    King_Edward wrote:
    I'm perfectly comfortable with either controller. When people day they get cramps and stuff I always assume people holding them wrong.
    Yeah me too. Happy with either.
  • Mr_Sleep 14 Jan 2013 18:30:36 17,052 posts
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    The only game I've had trouble with regarding pads is Fifa as I find the PS3 triggers to be pretty ropey and they're an absolute must on Fifa so I plumped for the 360 version which has rather nice triggers.

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