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5.0 out of 5 stars Get ready to rumble, even with PS 2 games!, April 4, 2008
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: PlayStation 3 Dualshock 3 Wireless Controller (Black) (Accessory)
I was already extremely happy with the Sixaxis controller, but I could not resist getting the DualShock 3. Not only do you get the rumble, but also, it feels much better in your hands, even for those games that do not use this feature. The rumble function is fun, but on top of that, it helps with gameplay, because "feeling" what is happening provides a lot more feedback than just watching how your character or car reacts to the environment.

The biggest surprise of all was that the rumble works with PS 2 games in the PS 3 system. I am currently playing through "God of War", a game which had the rumble capability in PS 2. I thought that it was unlikely that I was going to get this feature with this new controller in the PS 3, but it worked perfectly.

I know that having to buy a new controller and basically discard the one that came with the system is not the ideal situation, but I have to say this product is really worth shedding the extra bucks.
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Initial post: Apr 5, 2008 7:53:22 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 9, 2008 7:24:17 PM PDT
Dave1448 says:
I agree with you 100%. I was also very pleasantly surprised that the rumble works with PS2 games, if you're lucky enough to have one of the older PS3's that will play PS2 games. But I didn't consider this purchase a replacement for the controller that came with the console. I now have 2 controllers which allows me to play some games with another player. Or, for a single player, when the new controller needs to be recharged, I have a spare wireless controller to use while it's charging.

Definately a worthwhile purchase.

Posted on Jan 2, 2010 2:51:17 PM PST
reviewer says:
you dont have to discard the old controler just keep it for other games or multi-player games
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