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Dual Shock 3 - Nov 28, 2007 21:04
Well it' s taken 2 days to get from Hong Kong to Manchester - DHL delivered it just 5 minutes ago.

I' m at work so i won' t be able to test it for a few more hours but i' ve taken it out of the box to get a feel for the weight, and i like it. A lot.

Anyhoo, i' m not sure what games support it but i' ll give detailed impressions later.

Does anybody else have one?

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 28, 2007 21:14
I heard you can find one in Aba' s ass.

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 01:53
Really? Who is gonna check to verify? Im sure as hell not.[:' (]

Play nice, Quez.

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 03:09
quez is gay that' s why , for him everybody can check everybody' s ass and no problem, it' s ok quez.

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 03:43
Why can' t I hide stuff in my arse? It' s darn useful.

Car keys, MP3 player, Doritos...

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 03:47

ORIGINAL: Eddie_the_Hated

Why can' t I hide stuff in my arse?...


I thought I was the only one...

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 06:36
At least you' ll always carry your shit with you that way


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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 08:43

I' ve only actually had time to test it with Uncharted, Ratchet and Resistance. Does it make a difference? Yes, the combination of rumble and additional weight does feel better.

It' s as heavy as the wireless 360 pad and it feels much more solid than the regular SixAxis.

I' ve noticed people claiming that the buttons, triggers and analog sticks feel different, but they don' t. The only thing that is different is the sensitivity of L3 and R3. They click easier and while it' s subtle, it is noticeable and it is better.

The rumble itself is just like PS2' s. It would have been nice if they' d taken Immersion up on their offer of newer and more advanced technology, but it' s nice to have it back all the same.

Strangely, CoD4 isn' t compatible...

Now all they need to do is fix the triggers
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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 08:59
I' ll get one just for the added weight. I don' t give half a shit about rumble.

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 10:02
Yeah, the sixaxis feels like it will break in my hand sometimes.

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 11:13
The problem with the sixaxis isn' t so much the weight IMO. It' s the durability. Two of the controllers I' ve used since launch are extremely worn out, with poor battery life an clunky joysticks with insensitive buttons(triggers are fine). The only one that is good is the one I also bought at launch, but reserve only for FPS or Warhawk. The others got used for racing, sports, oblivion etc.

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RE: Dual Shock 3 - Nov 29, 2007 13:53
Now Dagashi brings out an important issue: Battery life. Nitro, could you give us an update once you have an estimate of battery life?

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