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83
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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CNET says:

While it costs a bit more than it should, the DualShock 3 adds the rumble support that should've been present in the PS3 from the beginning.
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User Reviews

90
Dillon
Overall, I love the Dualshock 3. From my experience, it is extremely comfortable...read more
70
jakubklena
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
60
fourblades
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
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Key Specs

Type
Controller / gamepad
Connection
Wired, Wireless
Console compatibility
Sony
Model

General

Type
Controller / gamepad

Controls

Direction control
D pad, Thumb stick (2) (Convex)
Motion controls
Yes
Buttons
11
Triggers
2
Customizeable buttons
No
Turbo mode
No

Force feedback

Rumble support
Built-in (2 motors)

Connection

Connection
Wired, Wireless (USB) (Bluetooth) (Rechargeable) (Yes)

Compatibility

Compatibility
Game consoles (Sony)
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