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Old 07-20-2012, 01:46 AM   #76
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My 5 year old uses a 360 controller for extended periods and somehow her arms aren't huge yet.
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Old 07-20-2012, 06:48 AM   #77
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My 5 year old uses a 360 controller for extended periods and somehow her arms aren't huge yet.
Her arms are obviously much stronger than PhatoseAlpha's.
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Old 07-20-2012, 07:52 AM   #78
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The batteries last longer, and the PS3 charges them faster then the replaceables I had in my 360 controller could. I've never cared much for the ergonomics on the 360 controllers, and the 360 controller weighs about twice what the PS3 controller weighs - makes it much less comfortable for me to use for any length of time.
yea it weighs more but its 1000% better ergonomically so it still wins out, i really wish someone made one that worked correctly with the PS3 as the layout is that much better. and no the weight is a factor

as a pure piece of hardware the PS3 is better simply because it has had far fewer hardware issues

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Old 07-20-2012, 10:35 AM   #79
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I can't believe I just read about fatigue caused by a 360 controller.
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:45 AM   #80
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I can't believe I just read about fatigue caused by a 360 controller.
Gaming is serious business, man.
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Old 07-20-2012, 11:13 AM   #81
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I can't believe I just read about fatigue caused by a 360 controller.
i've definitely played games long enough where my hands start to get uncomfortable from being in that position for so long. never with the 360 controller though, only ps3.
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Old 07-20-2012, 11:28 AM   #82
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I think my intelligence dropped a few points reading this thread...
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:10 PM   #83
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Wow, I'm retarded. Wrong thread.
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:18 PM   #84
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Oh, it's hardly any massive discomfort - it wouldn't put me off from playing on the 360 if there were no other options. But it is noticeable.

If the XBox360 playing experience and the PS3 weren't otherwise totally interchangeable, it wouldn't matter. But they are - so that tiny, tiny inconvenience is enough to make me favor the PS3 version.

And since pretty much everything I've wanted to play on a console was on both consoles, and identical between the two, my preference for the ergonomics on the PS3 was enough to win it out.
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Old 07-20-2012, 03:06 PM   #85
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yea it weighs more but its 1000% better ergonomically so it still wins out, i really wish someone made one that worked correctly with the PS3 as the layout is that much better.

Again this is only your opinion. I greatly prefer the PS3 controller's layout so to argue your opinion as fact is pointless.

As for the weight issue, it is noticeable but it's never affected me during long term play sessions.
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