Product Type: Sony game controllers
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Sony Official PS3 SIXAXIS Wireless Controller
Member Name: dharmaroy
Advantages: Great Design
Disadvantages: No Dual Shock
The PS3 SIXASIS is a great controller just like the classic PS1/PS2 the design stayed the same. This is the perfect controller I cannot say anything about the slick design.
As you may know this controller is wireless so you may use it from anywhere in the room so no messy wires hanging around. And the battery lasts very long I don't have to charge it very often but i don't play hours every day either.
Only bad this about this controller is that unlike the PS1/PS2 controllers this does not have dual shock so there is no rumble which is a shame. This is because Sony could not get rights for the technology. Sony what happened?
Well good news this controller is being released again next year as Dual Shock 3 is coming out. So if you want to get additional controllers I recommend you to wait for it to come out as it is a great feature. The feeling for the game is lost without dual shock. Need For Speed didn't feel the same without it the ride felt so smooth and unrealistic.
It also has a great feature called SIXAXIS which was not in previous versions of the Playstation controllers. This works similar to the Nintendo Wii controllers where it is motion sensitive. This currently is not available in all games yet but I do know that it is harder playing like that but with practice it will be just as easy and more enjoyable. I personally do not like to use this feature as i find it much too hard to control but i guess practice makes perfect.
All i can say about this design is "PERFECTION" i have loved this design since PS1 and i hope they never change it.
The PS3 can support up to 7 Bluetooth controllers that's for than enough for me.
If you wish to use it on pc all you have to do is connect the USB cable that you usually use to charge the controller with to your pc. Then you will need to download the driver then install it and then you are ready to go. I find this very useful because i have PES2008 on PC & PS3 just makes it a lot easier being able to play with the same controller.
You can also use your PS2 Controller on the PS3 aren't that good news. To do this you will need to buy a PS2 to PS3 convertor this costs as little as £9.48 and can also be used to play PS2 and PS3 controllers on the PC.
You could buy if from
http://www.amazon.co.uk/PS2-PS3-Converter/dp/B000 NNOAEG/ref=pdbbssr_1?i e=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1196403083&sr= 8-1
Summary: I love this controller
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