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Gamepads...

by Charlie Thunell PL&T / May 7, 2004 1:17 PM PDT

I just wonder what one should look for in case one wants to buy a gamepad. I have gotten hooked by MVP 2004 by EA (just have the demo version) and realize that things may be easier with a gamepad. But what gamepad??? That is the question. I am FAAAAAAAAAAR from a big gamer, but this particular game I liked.
I am still very suspicious about the cordless stuff so that isn't an option at all. Forget about the price for now and just tell me what I should look for. I understand that price is important, but once I have the basics clear, I will try to find the best thing for the money.

Thanks

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NT - In which forum does the ^above^ asked question belong?
by Charlie Thunell PL&T / May 8, 2004 3:45 PM PDT
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Re:Gamepads...
by Mark G / May 8, 2004 11:30 PM PDT
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i would say this one as i dont know squat about them thats why i didnt reply.

check out tomms hardware(sp) for any info on a pad?

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Re:Gamepads...
by John Robie / May 9, 2004 7:24 PM PDT
In reply to: Gamepads...

I don't have that particular game, but for a gamepad I would recommend the Microsoft Sidewinder USB Gamepad:

http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/sidewinder/

I have the older version Microsoft "Sidewinder Game Pad Pro" and it is excellent. I also have the Sidewinder Precision 2 Joystick, also excellent.

If you want other recommendations you may desire to post in the GameSpot PC Hardware Discussions forum:
http://forums.gamespot.com/gamespot/show_topics.php?board=314159272

or the GameSpot Forum for PC's:
http://forums.gamespot.com/gamespot/show_topics.php?board=314159267

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