If you want a new controller, but don't want to spends 40 or 50 dollars on a Sixaxis, this is a great option. The main feature of the ProEX is the X-Box style layout, switching the left analog stick and the directional buttons. Personally, the Sixaxis is a little too small and cramped for my hands, so the larger frame and spaced analog sticks is great. It also has concave trigger buttons as opposed to convex to perfent slipping in shooter games and the analog sticks have a good amount of tension that feels great. It has the XMB Home button, back-lit face buttons (a nice extra), comfortable, textured grips, great rumble capabilities in both grips, and minimal, if existent at all, dead zones that third party controllers are infamous for, although I have heard reports on these controllers that the sticks have very noticeable lag and dead zones, but I haven't noticed these at all with my controller.
As a third party controller, however, it isn't perfect. Power A makes a wireless variety of this controller that costs about 10 or 20 dollars more, but the cord on this controller is very long, so your range isn't extremely limited. The directional buttons are a bit stiff and the L1 and R1 buttons stick some, but these hardly discredit the ProEX. The biggest issue with this controller is the lack of motion control. A lot of recent games require the Sixaxis motion control to progress, like Sly 4 or Dead Space: Extraction, for example. So keep this in mind if you're buying this to replace a Sixaxis.
Power A's Wired ProEX controller is great alternative controller for people looking for a secondary controller. The X-Box style layout and size is better for people with large hands, and it includes features not standard with all third party controllers. Not preferable for hardcore gamers, and missing a major Sixaxis feature, this controller is NOT a replacement, but a good backup. For less than 15 dollars, you'd be hard pressed to find a better value.
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