Mini PC game pads

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Nov 1, 2012

Mini PC game pads by rehevkor at 3:08 PM (682 Views / 0 Likes) 11 replies

  1. rehevkor
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    I have been gaming a lot on my Windows laptop lately, aiming for games I can play with a control pad (MGS2 currently). I don't like to lug around a Xbox controller for this, so have been using a Genus MaxFire Pandora Pro. http://www.techfuels.com/attachment...enius-maxfire-pandora-mini-usb-pc-gamepad.jpg

    Is anyone aware of any good small PC control pads? The Genuis is great and all but lacks a second analog stick which is annoying for modern games.

    I'm aware of the Nyko Playpad, designed for Android, but no word so far on whether it'll work on Windows. Unless someone knows something I don't. Will probably have to wait for custom drivers on that front though.
     
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    How small are we talking about here?

    In any case, this should interest you. If I'm not wrong it works with PCs via bluetooth. It's not out yet though, not to my knowledge at least.
     
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    As a rough guide, anything at or between the size of the Genius pad (10cm across when open, half closed) or the PlayPad (don't know exact size)
     
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    This guys should care a bit more about ergonomics and L2 - R2 buttons :/
     
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    You can always get those micro controllers for the PS2/Xbox and use a USB adapter.
     
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    If all he needs is a gamepad, the first version should be enough. It's already out.
     
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    That seems like the best option so far, bit pricey though - it's on the short list.
     
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    is the D-Pad on that any good? like a Nnintendo D-Pad?
    or is it like a 360 D-Pad?
    or god forbid, a PS D-Pad.....
    D:
     
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    It's like a Sega D-pad.

    /troll
     
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    the closest thing i could think existing in modern times to a sega d-pad is the 360...
     

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