game controlers?

Discussion in 'Games' started by divein195hi11ar, Aug 28, 2006.

  1. divein195hi11ar macrumors newbie

    Aug 9, 2006
    will any usb controler work with a new imac? will a xbox 360 controler work?
  2. LimeiBook86 macrumors 604


    May 4, 2002
    Go Vegan
    If the USB controller does not work in Mac OS X or does not come with any drivers search for the product name or model in and add "Mac OS X" after it to see if there are any drivers. Also you can try USB Overdrive, a shareware application to program gamepad buttons to keyboard keys.

    Mac OS X Xbox 360 Controller Driver :)
  3. divein195hi11ar thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 9, 2006
    ok thanks. I apperciate it. so most controlers do work wih os x then
  4. gammamonk macrumors 6502a


    Jun 4, 2004
    Madison, WI
    I've used a few cheapo controllers, and they've been fine. 2 player Gish on a big screen is so much fun!

    USB game controllers are pretty standardized now, so anything should work.

    Personally, I LOVE the PS2 controller. I'm probably going to buy a PS3 controller if they come in standard USB, or else get a PS2 --> USB converter online (they're pretty cheap).

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