Ya know Lunchers I'm going to share something with you, I wasn't always a Nintendo gamer; in fact my first console ever.....................was actually a Sega Genesis. After the Sega came PS1, it was a great little console that thing, I had a good library of games and everything was good. Then i made he transition to Nintendo and I have been there ever since.
What I'm trying to get at here is that although my gaming roots sort of started with Sony the PlayStation controller was one that always felt a little strange to me. When i was a kid it felt big in my hands and some of the buttons i couldn't reach. I kinda have that same feeling with the Dual Shock 3. The controller feels floaty to me, its a little light and those triggers,Oh how I hate those triggers; it feels like my fingers are going to slip off and any moment especially when I'm playing Need for Speed. (its happened while playing Call of Duty) While I have become reacquainted with the Dual Shock series of controllers, nothing will ever beat the hand filling, comfortable grip and heft of the GameCube controller.
The Dual Shock 3 controller that ships with the original PlayStation3 is essentially the same as the controller from the PlayStation 2... only the new one is wireless, has motion sensitivity, AND DOESN'T RUMBLE! Due to some ridiculous lawsuit, Sony excluded the rumble feature from the original controllers to avoid licensing fees. As such, early adopters (like me) had to wait several months for a rumble controller to be released (and now I have one new rumble controller, and an older "gimpy" rumble-free … more