Xbox 360 style controller for PS3?

#1 Posted by BonOrbitz (2138 posts) -

I'm currently playing L.A. Noire on the PS3 and am not enjoying (or getting used to) the dual-shock controller. It's so uncomfortable after using the 360's controller for so long. Does anyone have any suggestions for a third party Xbox 360 style controller I could purchase for the PS3 or is it best just to "suck it up?"

#2 Posted by Mike76x (555 posts) -

Gamestop looks to have a few choices
 
http://www.gamestop.com/ps3/accessories/ps3-controller-wireless-pro-elite/78621

#3 Posted by BonOrbitz (2138 posts) -
@Mike76x said:
Gamestop looks to have a few choices  http://www.gamestop.com/ps3/accessories/ps3-controller-wireless-pro-elite/78621
Thanks! Unless someone has a glowing review for another controller I think I'll be running out to pick this one up at lunch.
#4 Posted by Nettacki (1317 posts) -

I personally would just suck it up. But if you really want a 360 style controller, I'd get one of the Rocketfish Wireless PS3 controllers.
 
http://www.amazon.com/Rocketfish-Bluetooth-Wireless-Controller-PlayStation-3/dp/B003AKMS0C/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1306465239&sr=8-1

#5 Posted by NHLmaniac (96 posts) -
@bonorbitz: Amazon has that controller for a little bit cheaper if you want to order one online. http://www.amazon.com/Pro-Elite-Wireless-Controller-Playstation-3/dp/B003V4AK8E 
Another alternative is this controller: http://www.amazon.com/Afterglow-AP-1-Controller-PS3-Playstation-3/dp/B003IU01LC
Gamestop should have that one in stock too. The afterglo controller is wired but you do get rumble. Also it is a little bit smaller than the normal PS3 controller. I own both of these controllers and have noticed that the dead zones on the sticks are larger than normal. This can be problematic in shooters, but I don't think it will make a difference in games like L.A. Noire.
#6 Posted by Siphillis (1290 posts) -

Since L.A. Noire is not a particularly demanding game, I vote for "sucking it up."  I'm having no trouble with the DualShock 3 myself, and I'm used to both Xbox 360 controllers and keyboard/mouse.

#7 Posted by BonOrbitz (2138 posts) -

Thanks for the suggestions, but I did go out at lunch yesterday and bought the Pro Elite. I haven't tried it yet, but I will this weekend. Review to come.

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