is buying off brand controllers the best?

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Sep 7, 2010
  1. DJPlace
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    Member DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    i wanna save money but i heard they suck is that true?
     
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    They work all right with unaltered wiis and games but they don't work well with homebrew aplications. They get desyncronized and stuff.
     
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    I have to say the only after market controller I have ever loved... was my NES Advantages.... If the Wii Classic controller counts as an after market then count that too lol

    Other then that very few controllers I like then the stock ones, call me picky but what ever [​IMG]
     
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    Reading your post, JonthanD, confused me at first since Nintendo sold the NES Advantage. Third party accessories shouldn't be confused with official Nintendo accessories.

    I have a Nyko Wand Core Pak which works fairly well as a second controller. I have small issues like the power button turns off the remote but not the system, weird behavior in some homebrew, and so on. Most of the time I stick to the Nintendo Wii Remote though.
     
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    I have a blue wiimote + nunchuck from ebay for $10 and it works just like the original except for the sound quality which is a little (not any difference then original) distorted and it is much louder.

    It syncs well with the Wii, basically like the original.... thats all I have to say about it really.
     
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    The N64 powerglove. It's so bad.

    Edit: Yes, I own one, no it's not my picture, yes, I know how rare they are, and no I will not sell it to you.
     
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    I would be weary of off brand controls from ebay. I bought a black Wii Remote from Hong Kong and it syncs up fine however while you are playing it will cut out for a split second. Its a real bitch when you're trying to jump over a gap and it cuts out for a split second mid jump and you die.
     
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    Damn, you were unlucky. I also have a pink one and they both work like originals. Not from HK but they were both from China. As said in my last post the only difference is the sound quality.
     
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    I got 4 pairs off of dealextreme... 2 sets white, 2 sets black.... the white ones i bought early on and they were and are still good, the black ones are newer and I've noticed I've had to push the buttons a little harder on them... The nunchuck wires for the black ones also seem to come loose and then not work faster, but for the price ~$18.00 shipped, you can affored to buy them again in a year or two if needed and still be cheaper than buying 1 official wiimote. Just my 2 cents...
     

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