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1-30-2011 @ 3:07PM
Super hyped for MvC3 too, currently going through SSF4 again. I do prefer a megadrive (genesis) controller to a stick, got 2 for my xbox Ryu and Ken.
1-30-2011 @ 3:25PM
You need to make a distinction there.There are two Genesis (Or MegaDrive) controllers. A 3-button which the system shipped with, and a 6-button one that came out later. The 3-button one was terrible for fighters, and resulting in crap like "To do a High Punch, press back and Low Punch" for Mortal Kombat.
1-30-2011 @ 3:28PM
Sorry, the coolest kids used one of these bad boys: The Capcom Soldier Pad, the unequivocally best non-fightstick controller for any system ever.http://nfgworld.com/mb/thread/417-Capcom-s-Fighting-Pad-Soldier
1-30-2011 @ 3:43PM
@Sacco: Hear hear, good sir. I still have mine in a box in the attic, and it brings back many fond memories of humiliating my male cousins, who inexplicably thought girls couldn't play fighting games.I tended to prefer actual sticks though, since I mostly played fighting games in arcades, back when NYC actually had them. Even got banned from a few for hustling dudes at Super SF2 and Children of the Atom...ah, my misspent youth. God I feel old now.
1-30-2011 @ 4:28PM
@kylenneu miss, are a nerds dream come true. now i must go watch "the Wizard".
1-30-2011 @ 4:32PM
I mean 6 button ofcourse.In fact, possibly the second generation of sega saturn pad. Still use my saturn with ram upgrade for real 2d action! Hope mvc3 is the fighter to knock the oldies off top spot!
1-30-2011 @ 6:14PM
"There are two Genesis (Or MegaDrive) controllers."And by an amazing coincidence, the six-button controller just happened to be released (stateside, at least) at the same time Street Fighter 2 hit the consoles.
1-30-2011 @ 7:07PM
Yes, but saying "I prefer the Genesis/MegaDrive controllers" without quantifying which one you meant likely would lead to questions.There are people out there who stubbornly like an inferior method to superior methods. There are people who prefer the NES controller to the SNES controller.
1-30-2011 @ 8:39PM
Holy crap, I had one of those Soldier Pads... I think I got it super cheap in the used bin at EBGames, because I'm quite sure I never paid full price for anything when growing up (I have so many sketchy, rip off 16-bit fighting games its not even funny...).That being said, the best fighting controller in my opinion is the 6-button Saturn controller.http://zhooibaal.files.wordpress.com/2006/01/standard.JPGFollowed closely by the rather good XBox 360 Street Fighter 4 controller.http://www.blogcdn.com/www.joystiq.com/media/2009/01/ps3-sfiv-fightpad-chun-li-490.jpgAs for MvC3, I'm still holding out for Strider & Charlie... I'd rather not have to go with Ken for my 3rd as I did in the last few games...
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