1. Maximilious

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    I remember having this exact controller growing up, loved it to death. but I must have hated it too because I busted it by throwing it against the floor too many times in my rage against games and my lack of skill lol.

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    If that's a modern layout to you, you're using very weird controllers. This is a copycat of an ancient game pad. :P
     
  3. Jonna

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    I do admit it looks like the original Xbox controller, which was a huge thing. But that's still modern... unless I'm that old that it's already considered classic, which could be the case!
     
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    RIP Kirby 64, Mario Party, Pokemon Stadium, Goldeneye and Perfect Dark.
     
  5. Sliter

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    yeah I knew it was the Hori design and I was feeling like " yeah great design and stuff as they say, but imiating something someone already does"
    I think they could have made a new design instead of a clone, but yeah it looks good, is good and cheaper than hori I would get one XD
     
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    This is mimicking one of the (many) third-party N64 controllers, and the d-pad is still in the same silly spot.
     
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    Oh god. I only started every looking at third party controllers around the Xbox 360/PS3 generation because the controllers became wireless and more expensive. I didn't even think about third party controllers in the days of the N64/PS1, so that makes sense .
     
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    To be fair, back then third-party controllers were often as good or better than the ones that came with the console. Let's just say that the big three were still trying to figure out how these things should work and sometimes they were quite a bit off the mark. To me the original N64 controller is still completely asinine, but I guess that's a matter of preference.
     
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    +1 for the makopad & superpad pictured. I have one of each, look weird, but nice to use.

    This is a bit weird, the d-pad was always meh on the hori pad and bad for games were it was the primary control, so dunno why you would replicate it.
     
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    Nostalgia. I used to think it was a great controller and still held up until I had to actually play an N64 with the original controller instead of using a USB/Bluetooth controller on a PC. iiiiiiick, don't know how younger me managed it so well.
     
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    When it comes to childhood things the answer is usually "smaller hands". Nowadays when I try to play on a PS1/2/3 controller it feels like I'm holding a miniature version of it with two loaves of bread for hands.
     
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    Sounds like you need a Duke. For all the complaints it got, I found it extremely comfortable.

    If you want a modern design on an N64 controller, I like the Brawler64 from Retro Fighters. They are compatible with memory cards and rumble packs, but don't work with the GB transfer pack.
    https://retrofighters.com/our-collection/brawler64-nextgen-n64-controller-gray/
     
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    Best N64 controller. I beat Super Mario 64 with that.
     
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    I don't particularly like the Duke, or the Dreamcast controller, but I did enjoy the Xbox S controller quite a bit. Its only flaws to me were the black and white buttons - I'm sure they were there due to some patent shenanigans, but proper shoulder buttons would've been so much better.

    I did see the Brawler controller, I'm pretty sure we reviewed it before and it seems like a perfect fit for someone like me.
     
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    Sorry guys but this is not a good design. I couldn't imagine playing D-pad games like Mischief Makers on this. Looks like it would force my thumb to an uncomfortable angle.
     
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    Like the hori one I'd assume?

    I don't NOT like this design, but I've become so adjusted to the trident and playing shooters using the c buttons to move that this would just feel awkward...
     
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    I used to have the Hori controller when I was a kid, used to prefer the OG to that TBH, mostly because of the D-pad being in the middle which is dumb (IMO). Seeing this, I can honestly say I'd still think the same really.

    But hey, some people liked it so I guess there's a market for it.
     
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    It doesn't look that bad to me. I'm not sure if I would want to buy it, but I've certainly seen much worse controllers.
     
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    Considering how muxh N64 controllers break, this might become a good option.
     
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