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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by Ziggy587 Fri Nov 14, 2014 11:38 am

fastbilly1 wrote:Same. Wont stop me from buying two adapters though - one for PC one for Wiiu


Oh, will they work on the PC out of the box?
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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by fastbilly1 Fri Nov 14, 2014 11:57 am

Ziggy587 wrote:
fastbilly1 wrote:Same. Wont stop me from buying two adapters though - one for PC one for Wiiu


Oh, will they work on the PC out of the box?

Unknown, but people will make it work. If we are lucky it will mount as a USB HID, but we wont know for another week or so.
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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by Ziggy587 Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:16 pm

Right, I figured if it didn't work out of the box (which is likely to not) then people would get it working.
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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by Mod_Man_Extreme Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:28 pm

sega dude wrote:Unfortunately official Gamecube controllers are expensive, especially the Wavebird. As much as I'd like to have an official Nintendo brand GameCube controller, they are just too expensive. So, what is the best 3rd party controller that I could get for relatively cheap?



Go for a brand new official Gamecube controller. They're re-manufacturing OEM Gamecube controllers because of the new Smash Bros. since Nintendo is selling an adapter to let people use old ones. You can go to any Gamestop and pre-order one for $29.99 and get it next week on 11/21/14, the same day as the new Smash Bros.

http://www.gamestop.com/wii-u/accessori ... ion/115424

Trust me, it's worth the $29.99 and will work on all Gamecube and Gamecube compatible Wii consoles alongside all Wii U Gamecube controller adapters.

The white Japanese Gamecube controllers you can buy from the following link are also official and imported from Japan:

http://www.amazon.com/Official-Nintendo ... B0017KIBAI

These were released around the time that Smash Bros Brawl was released and are also compatible with all Gamecube and Wii consoles or Wii U adapters. Alongside the white color scheme these controllers also feature an extra long cable to compensate for the Wii's top mounted controller ports.

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fastbilly1 wrote:
Ziggy587 wrote:
fastbilly1 wrote:Same. Wont stop me from buying two adapters though - one for PC one for Wiiu


Oh, will they work on the PC out of the box?

Unknown, but people will make it work. If we are lucky it will mount as a USB HID, but we wont know for another week or so.


That's what I'm hoping as well, although I just went with the $100 Smash bundle with a new GCN controller and the one adapter.
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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by Exhuminator Fri Nov 14, 2014 1:33 pm

Mod_Man_Extreme wrote:The white Japanese Gamecube controllers you can buy from the following link are also official and imported from Japan:

http://www.amazon.com/Official-Nintendo ... B0017KIBAI

Man that's awesome I wish someone else would have posted about this earlier.
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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by nightrnr Fri Nov 14, 2014 5:28 pm

Okay, this is not THE best, but it's a worthy alternative if you can find:

http://www.amazon.com/Thrustmaster-T-Wi ... s+gamecube

The T-Wireless/Thrustmaster lets you remap the buttons, which makes it a godsend for Mega Man Collection (and Metal Slug Anthology if you own it for Wii).

Be advised that the D-pad isn't perfect (a little stiff for fighters), but works well enough for my purposes.

Otherwise, there are always playstation adapters (which work well as long as they are dual analog).
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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by girlracer Fri Nov 21, 2014 10:04 am

fastbilly1 wrote:
Ziggy587 wrote:
Exhuminator wrote:I wish I had a Wavebird though. Totally missed the boat on that one.


Ugh, tell me about it. I had a pair that I sold before the price went up. I'd be nice to have one again, but I comfort myself by remembering that they don't have force feedback.

But you need 8 for Smash WiiU


you need how many? :wink:
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Re: Best third party GameCube controller?

by Exhuminator Fri Nov 21, 2014 11:05 am

girlracer wrote:you need how many? :wink:

At least now I know who has them all.
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