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  1. Dualshock 2

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  2. Dualshock 3

    5.0%
  3. Dualshock 4

    0 vote(s)
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  4. Dualsense/Dualshock 5

    15.0%
  5. Super Nintendo Controller

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  6. Nintendo 64 Controller

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  7. Nintendo GameCube Controller

    5.0%
  8. Wiimote + Nunchuks

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  9. Wii U Gamepad

    15.0%
  10. Wii U Pro Controller

    5.0%
  11. Switch Joy-Cons

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  12. Switch Pro Controller

    10.0%
  13. Xbox 360 Controller

    20.0%
  14. Xbox One Controller

    10.0%
  15. Xbox Series X/S Controller

    15.0%
  16. Sega Genesis/Megadrive Controller

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  17. Sega Saturn Controller

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  18. Sega Dreamcast Controller

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  1. Silent_Gunner

    OP Silent_Gunner Crazy Cool Cyclops
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    Simply put, what are GBATemp's favorite controllers?

    As for me, my vote goes to the DualSense (which I'm referring to as the DS5) for right now. As someone who loved the Dualshock 4 for making some much appreciated changes to the comfortability of the Dualshock controllers, to see them improve it for the DS5 is something I never knew I wanted until I held it in my hands. Of course, it helps that it also ditches the micro-USB charging port (which broke on the first 20th Anniversary edition of the controller I had, a controller I wanted to keep alive because it's the freakin' 20th Anniversary controller) for the much better USB-C!

    But that's enough about me. What are your favorite controllers, GBATemp!? :)
     
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  2. DinohScene

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    360 controller.

    If it wasn't for the issues that the Xbox Elite V2 has...
     
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  3. NNate

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    I'm going to echo and say the 360 controller as well. I've since moved to Playstation and I still can't get used to DualShock
     
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  4. Tom Bombadildo

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    Right now, definitely the Dualsense, has good ergonomics for my hands personally and I really think the adaptive triggers are a cool idea (though durability will certainly be an issue eventually, which is a shame).


    But of all time I think it's the DS3, I was using the same DS3 since I first got a PS3 in like 2009 or something and it's gotten me through basically every PC game ever that's needed a controller, which has been quite a few over the course of 12ish years. The only reason I've stopped using it at this point is because my last mini USB cable finally broke a week or so ago, the battery is dead dead so no BT, and I don't really feel like buying another cable/battery/controller at this point when I have a Dualsense sitting around with nice USB-C connector that I now have plenty of cables for.
     
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  5. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!
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    Voted 360, but close between that and Xbox one controller. Bad d-pad vs not bad, but worse bumpers. Xbox one would have been perfect if MS had just kept the same bumpers as the 360.
     
  6. emcintosh

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    A Wii U / GC ‘Elite’ controller would be perfect.

    I really like the back paddles on my Xbox Elite controller (e.g. through a Brook converter I can run and jump in BotW without taking my thumb off the right stick, and in Xenoblade X I can move with the left stick and simultaneously select arts with paddles mapped to the d-pad). I find it more comfortable to have the left stick above the d-pad as I use it more. Logically then the ultimate layout would be the Wii U one with both sticks on top, but ideally with paddles I could map to the face buttons.
    I really liked the feel of the GameCube controller and its octagonal stick gates, but would miss the now-standard features of four shoulder buttons and clickable sticks.
     
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  7. Scott_pilgrim

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    360 cause it's the only one I currently have(other than joy-cons, that is)
     
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  8. BigOnYa

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    I say 360 or the One controller, basically the same. Also how come Atari 2600 Sticks aren't a option on the poll?:rofl2:
     
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  9. Crazynoob458

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    mine is the xbox series s/x controllers the pro controller feels cheap and so on with the joycons
    the wiimote is interesting but then not enough buttons
    i dont want to say the xbox one controller becuase it doesnt have a share button and i like taking screenshots and videos like crack like the screenshot button on the switch
     
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  10. Taleweaver

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    The WiiU gamepad. It's not even really a fair competition since you can play on the console while your girlfriend 's hugging the television.

    Without the screen, I would've voted for dualshock 4. Bought it after trying it in a shop, and often use it for pc games (don't even have a ps4 :P). Won't deny I'm curious about how the PS5 feels, but I'm in no rush.
     
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  11. Scott_pilgrim

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    The ds4 feels really nice and has pretty much everything I want out of a controller
     
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  12. MaxToTheMax

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    I will probably change my answer when I get my DualSense, but the Switch Procontroller is my goto.
     
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  13. TheN00b21

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    I swear who ever puts the n64 controller...
     
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