Getting a couple wireless GC controllers, which one?

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  1. Jdbye
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    I'm getting a couple wireless GC controllers for my Wii, and I looked on amazon and these two seem to be the best:

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    Wii 2.4Ghz T-Wireless NW Gamepad
    http://www.amazon.com/Wii-2-4Ghz-T-Wireles...1579&sr=8-5

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    Kuma ShockWave Wireless White Wii/Gamecube Controller
    http://www.amazon.com/ShockWave-Wireless-W...663&sr=8-26

    They have similar ratings, anyone tried either of them?
    I'm not sure whether I love or hate the original ABXY layout on the GC - the A button was great, but the B button was annoying to use because it was so small. I prefer the analog stick closer to my thumb though, all my GC games use the analog stick. What I'm wondering the most is which is the better in terms of quality, durability and feel.
     
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    get the wavebird you'll thank yourself later
     
  3. saxamo

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    I can understand why the first might appeal to your tastes. But if that's what you want, just get a PS2 to WII adapter.

    I'd also second the wavebird. It's one of the only wireless controllers really done right IMO.
     
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    also if you ever intend to play emulators you'll want to know that custom controllers don't work very good with them. especially the upcoming psx1 and n64 emus.
     
  5. kai445

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    I'm thirding the WaveBird. I have four of them for my Wii (figured hey, just in case), and they're absolutely great, I only wish they were white!
     
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    Wavebirds are hard to find. Where did you buy it?
     
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  8. Eddie_Brock

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    Pelican has a wireless GC controller (I've since forgotten the name) that is the closest thing you will get to a WaveBird.
    I picked one up for about $25 (CAN) @ walmart, and have absolutely no regrets. Its a great controller, and is exactly like the GC controller except the right analog is concave instead of convex.
    Some people took issue with this minor detail, however I for one think that your finger fits better in this type... Try and find one, you won't regret it.