Best Joystick Controllers for PC Games in 2015
Joysticks take gaming to a whole different level, with the use of them, you will experience unique feel to your games which cannot come from gamepads or controllers. For an enriched gaming experience, we bring you the best gaming Joysticks of the current year 2015. Take a look
Thrustmaster Hotas Warthog Joystick
The Thrustmaster Hotas Warthog will give you equal satisfaction that you would get while flying a real plane, its features nineteen action buttons including a "Point Of View" hat and a 8-way axis. With it you will experience extreme precision which comes from the H.E.A.R.T HallEffect AccuRate Technology magnetic sensor system.
Thrustmaster Hotas Warthog Joystick also includes dual throttle with which you can take control of two different motors. With T.A.R.G.E.T (Thrustmaster Advanced pRogramming Graphical EdiTor) you can create programming configurations according to your choice.
Cyborg F.L.Y 5 Gaming Joystick
This is one of the most comfortable Joystick that I have come across, you can position almost all its components according to your convenience. You can title the head of this stick at the position where you need them, the button set can be moved in or out placing it at the perfect distance from you thumb.
Cyborg F.L.Y 5 Gaming Joystick comes with twelve buttons which include all the main flying and combat commands. The Shift button doubles up the number of assignable buttons on the it when using the included ST Programming software.
Thrustmaster T-Flight Stick X Flight Stick PC
The most convenient feature of the Thrustmaster T-Flight Stick X Flight Stick is hassle free mapping, players can easily map the buttons on this stick according to their convenience and preference. This joystick has Airbrake (civilian flight) or rapid fire (military flight) trigger with multidirectional hat (panoramic view). It features twelve buttons and four axes.
The resistance is correct and firm with the turn of a wheel located under the base, and the bomb, rocket, and gun buttons are easily ready to hand. The throttle, trim, and rudder function (twist the stick for L or R rudder) are perfectly designed and very sensitive, and likewise thoughtfully located.
Logitech Freedom 2.4 GHz Wireless Joystick
Logitech Freedom 2.4 GHz Wireless Joystick has ten programmable buttons, eight-way hat switch and a precision throttle and for the most part they are placed very well. I was really pleasantly surprised by the Logitech Freedom cordless joystick.
The first noticeable things is that it fits your hand really well. The second thing was that it is very, very smooth. It also comes with a battery which claims to have 50+ gaming hours.
Mad Catz F.L.Y.5 Stick for PC
Mad Catz F.L.Y.5 Stick has twelve amazing programmable buttons, a programmable rotating trim wheel just below the weapon switches, a rudder control operated by twisting the stick, and a dual throttle lever that can be locked for single engine use.
On top of all the controls, the Cyborg X is highly adjustable. The top head including the trigger and weapon switches can tilt fore and aft, the length of the stick can be adjusted with the push of a button, and the stick itself can be adjusted. A tabbed hex key used for most of the adjustments stows in one of the three joystick supports.
Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick
Quality of components and assembly is amazing in the Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick. The action of the stick is smooth. No flimsy play in the controls. The hat switch and trigger pull have a positive feel with close tolerances.
It also has a very comfortable handgrip, like the overall product, the design and machining of the grip is off high-quality, without any annoying seems or sharp ridges. The stick movement on a genuine modern helicopter in flight feels smooth and fluid, like power steering on your car.