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Old 07-17-2018, 06:17 PM
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Default Logitech/xbox controller for PC?

So I haven't really touched consoles much in the last 10 years, but my wife and I have been feeling a bit nostalgic of classic SNES, N64, and Gamecube games lately. I asked 'RetroDateNight' on twitch (a couple that streams their retro gaming) what they use and they mentioned what I believe is the Logitech F310 controller, probably with some emulators depending on the game they're playing.

I've also heard of people being able to use xbox controllers (I'm guessing xbox one?) on their computers pretty easily. I saw amazon sells an AmazonBasics wired xbox controller for $25, although based on the reviews I probably wouldn't get that one specifically.

What I'm wondering is if any of you have tried either of these or other options, how easy it was to do, what you might recommend? We have an xbox 360 in the house, it isn't used much, but if the xbox controllers would work for the 360 and the PC, that might be a plus (we don't have an xbox one).
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I use the below controller for PC games. Works fine for what I use it for (platformers, casual racing).

https://www.gamestop.com/xbox-360/ac...SABEgJv4vD_BwE
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I have an easysmx wired controller. I like it a lot.

Plug it in usb-a port and you are good to go.
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https://www.amazon.com/Controller-Ea...red+controller
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I use an Xbone controller with a wireless dongle. I've also used a wired 360 controller. They're both plug and play ready for PC, so if you have a 360 controller laying around, I'd just use that.

But the only emulator I've used is on a retropi. IIRC, they had a little wizard to setup the controller you decide to use.
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I use pinnacle game profiler to automatically map controls to the controller for games that don't have native mapping. That works for PC games, I don't know if that would work for emulators. It was 6.75. I thought that was a good deal.
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