Game pad for pc and Mame arcade games

  VNAM75 11:13 09 May 2009

I want to get a gamepad for playing mame arcade games. Something like a ps2 style pad for about £10.

What are the best arcade games? While some are basic, there's a lot that are still very impressive (visually and playability). My favourites at the moment are

Nam 75
Marvel superheroes v street fighter
Esp Ra.De. (has anyone played this game?)

  CurlyWhirly 22:10 09 May 2009

I use Microsoft's X-Box controller and it's very good for my racing games!

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  VNAM75 23:24 09 May 2009

I think I'm going for this one

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£10 incl delivery

  Armchair 18:43 13 May 2009

I've tried cheapo PC gamepads before, and they've been nowhere near as precise as regular console gamepads. I use a wired a Xbox 360 pad with MAME on my PC, and it's great.

Many of my favourite games of all time are old arcade games, including:-

Moon cresta
Robotron 2084
Missile Command

I don't like later stuff, because they introduced the 'Continue' feature, which imo spoils games like these.

  VNAM75 20:38 14 May 2009

Those games are a bit too old for me but I'm sure they're good.

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