best controller for 360 sf3 third strike

goukiigoukii Joined: Posts: 90
hi all having MAJOR problems with my akuma play on sf3, at first I thought it was cause my skills still had something to be desired ( aka sucked majorly) but after a while I noticed my inputs are very sluggish.

I am using a madcat sf4 controller for sf3, and thought that would suffice but it just does not seem to respond the way I want it too and more often or not I keep doing the same reliable moves to compensate ( i.e. low kick to hope I connect then TRY to low tatsu into HP then into w/e meaty move I want....) I was thinking arcade stick but that would take me A LONG time to adjust too ( never used arcade stick) .

the madcat controller is VERY good for sf4, but it doesnt seem to hold up well on sf3 ( i.e. on default settting when I want to input shun goku satsu the HP at the end is VERY hard to connect ( can;t do the roundhouse into sgs trial cause I'm too slow)

are there any controllers I should use that uses a d-pad for this game or .. should I consider going back to the drawing board and start getting used to a arcade stick?
fledgling akuma player coming back to play after a break. anyone want a game on xbox live? look up patashnikk. constructive cristisim or tips are welcome. I don't care about winning or losing just want to get better,

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  • huckles98huckles98 Joined: Posts: 671
    Get a stick. I love my Madcatz SF4 TE Round 2. Use the stickies before making a new thread.

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  • goukiigoukii Joined: Posts: 90
    Get a stick. I love my Madcatz SF4 TE Round 2. Use the stickies before making a new thread.

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    wow those things are expensive.. is that the only good option ya think, if so gonna have to really save up...
    fledgling akuma player coming back to play after a break. anyone want a game on xbox live? look up patashnikk. constructive cristisim or tips are welcome. I don't care about winning or losing just want to get better,
  • huckles98huckles98 Joined: Posts: 671
    My gf is a beginner so I got her a hori VX. It's a solid stick.

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  • ThirtyfourThirtyfour Wait Joined: Posts: 3,805
    What ever you're most comfortable with is the best controller.
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  • goukiigoukii Joined: Posts: 90
    madcat controller is quite sluggish was gonna get the tekken 6 one but it's wireless which means delay apparently...
    fledgling akuma player coming back to play after a break. anyone want a game on xbox live? look up patashnikk. constructive cristisim or tips are welcome. I don't care about winning or losing just want to get better,
  • goukiigoukii Joined: Posts: 90
    is the street fighter 4 one the only workable option? price range would be £33-£60 I guess.. anything cheaper and reliable would be awesome
    fledgling akuma player coming back to play after a break. anyone want a game on xbox live? look up patashnikk. constructive cristisim or tips are welcome. I don't care about winning or losing just want to get better,
  • huckles98huckles98 Joined: Posts: 671
    You're welcome to do some research and read some reviews. If you need any more information use a sticky thread, that's why we have them.
  • huckles98huckles98 Joined: Posts: 671
    My bad I thought this post was in Newbie Saikyo Dojo. Head over to that forum and check out those stickies, you will get the most help there.
  • lefty lizardlefty lizard Joined: Posts: 130
    i think
    is the street fighter 4 one the only workable option? price range would be £33-£60 I guess.. anything cheaper and reliable would be awesome
    there is a sf4 offical fight stick for $39.00 at gamestop. its white colored.
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  • The SavageThe Savage Joined: Posts: 182
    I'm using the 360's rotating d-pad controller.

    Also, you don't need a stick at all.
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