Advice 1: Which controller is better?

People are addicted to computer games, you know games that focus on the management of gaming joysticks, a keyboard and mouse is not always convenient to manage.
Which controller is better?

In the modern world controllers so much, that when buying you should pay attention to all the features and capabilities of the joystick, not to throw money to the wind. But if the money is spent, it needs to justify itself.

The first is the need to see if we can connect the joystick to the system unit, and whether it supports Windows, to be able to set the settings. It is best that the joystick was wireless; it is expensive, but comfort at the highest level. Bad that it runs out quickly and need to be recharged, since a separate battery is not.

No need to buy a gamepad with extra buttons for games lack 8-12 buttons, and if more, it brings only discomfort during the game. When choosing a helm you need to pay attention to the pedals and the steering wheel – just like in the joystick, many buttons not needed. It is better to pay attention to quality.

The wheel should not be plastic, but better – rubber. It will serve more and play it much more realistic. The rudder size also plays a very important role: if it is small, it is impossible to play normally. The degree of rotation is 180°, 150° or 900°. For some, very hard to get used to the turns, while others love it. Still need to pay attention to pedal; if they are light and small, maybe it is not convenient to click them, and then quickly break them.

Advice 2: How to configure a gamepad

The controller — a version of the gamepad, designed to provide gamers more comfortable to play than a traditional keyboard and mouse. How convenient such a device is to judge each user, in order to evaluate its advantages and disadvantages, you must first configure a gamepad.

Overall his setup is a little different from settings of other types of joysticks.

  1. Gamepad, like any joystick, is designed for connection with game port. However, there are adapters allowing you to plug it into a standard USB connector and sometimes they come from complete with a gaming mouse. The connection to the game-port is better done when the computer is off, but USB it allows hot plugging and unplugging devices.

  2. From the disk that came with the device, install the necessary drivers and software for calibration. As a rule, it is not so difficult: the whole process is designed in the form of a wizard, and the user is only required to accept the default settings, and the result will be optimal.

  3. The calibration program can be invoked with the shortcut on the desktop or in the start menu". It will help to carry out fine-tuning analog manipulators, the controller, and assign actions for the buttons. However, in some cases, it is possible to use standard Windows tools, which can be accessed from the control Panel after installation of the manipulator.

  4. Every game where you want to use geypad be necessary to report its presence in the settings. In addition, a number of settings for the controller can also be made in a specific game. Typically, the configuration interface geypada in games simple enough to deal with it is easy even for a novice gamer.

Note that in a number of games to configure the gamepad so the gameplay has become more comfortable than using mouse and keyboard, is simply impossible. The controller is well suited only for certain genres of games in the first place — space simulators, to a lesser extent, for racing game. So do not expect this device impossible.

Advice 3: How to connect a controller

Xbox 360 – popular gaming console from Microsoft. This console is now quite popular among gamers because it is convenient and has excellent technical characteristics. The console is equipped with a wireless game controller or the gamepad. If you bought the Xbox, but I don't know how to connect the controller to the game console, then this tutorial will help you.
How to connect a controller
Press the Guide button on your controller. Hold until, until the controller and game console.
The power button on the console itself just hit and release. Be quick for twenty seconds, press and release the connect button on the housing of the controller.
Wait until the indicator lights next to the power button on the console will not finish flashing. When they stop blinking, it would mean that the controller is connected.
In that case, if the controller does not turn on, check if the batteries. In your controller you need to use AA batteries. If they don't work, then insert a new one.
To power the controller, you can use a special device - Xbox 360 Play & Charge Kit or the Xbox 360 Quick Charge Kit.
One console can connect up to four controllers. So, if you want to connect more controllers to the console, repeat all steps for each controller. In this case, each of them is assigned a specific quadrant. Around the power button on the console and the Guide button on the gamepad are four LEDs that correspond to the quadrants.
In order to disable the controller, press the Guide button and hold for three seconds. After that, turn the controller off. If you turn off the console, the gamepad itself to reconnect the next time.
Also keep in mind that at one point the controller can be connected to a single console, and if you want to connect it to another console, the connection with the first have to interrupt.
If gamepad does not connect, then try to do the following: 1. Turn off the console, and after a minute turn it on again
2. Replace the batteries in your controller
3. All items that are between the controller and the console, get it, especially if these objects are sources of radiation – microwave ovens, televisions, mobile and cordless home phones, metallic and chrome-plated rack and .d.You have a good connection and good game!
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