Is this the true meaning of life, this “tilting” and “twisting? Yes, and that’s exactly the problem. Microsoft Xbox JR Gamepad Gravis Destroyer Gamepad 3 product ratings 5. It connects to standard PC game port and is Windows compatible. The Destroyer Tilt worked easily with the joystick option of all the games I tested it out on, and even better if you’ve got an “analog pad” configuration on your game.

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The problem with the Destroyer Tilt, and the problem with motion-sensing pads in general, is that it becomes too inaccurate to really work properly with racing games, while not being accurate enough to fit the bill for flight-based games. Midtown Madness was definitely in the playable rang, and even Hot Chix n’ Gear Stix, with a minimal amount of wheel support, seemed to respond well to the Tilt’s prods and pushes in the game. Now Gravis has released its own version of the FreeStyle, while shrinking the size and weight tremendously.

While the Destroyer Tilt features destoyre lot less buttons than Microsoft’s garvis pad Microsoft’s whopping 11 buttons and a throttle wheel to the Tilt’s 7 buttons and no wheelit’s also a friendly, feelier brand of motion sensor gaming. So tilting sounds fun and all, especially if you’re on the bleeding edge of the competitive world known as “geek technology”, but is it all worth it?

Show More Show Less. At around 30 bucks the Destroyer Tilt doesn’t seem too heavy on the pocketbook, but not when compared to picking up the dirt-cheap and very lovable Destroyer PC Gamepadwhich gives you the same look and feel for a whopping 10 bucks, minus the tilt feature no USB connection, however.


The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. The Destroyer Tilt ggravis easily with the joystick option of all the games I tested it out on, and even better if you’ve got an “analog pad” configuration on your game. Like your average joystick, the usability hravis on how much the game itself tweaked for joystick usage in general.

Nintendo Switch Pro Destoywr Controller This item detsoyer belong on this page. See all 10 pre-owned listings. It connects to standard PC game port and is Windows compatible. Gravis Destroyer Gamepad.

It features symmetrical design for both left- and right-handed players, smooth-action, centered throttle offers realistic speed control in your favorite game, two rapid-fire buttons to beat the enemy, great for driving and flying games. Is this the true meaning of life, this “tilting” and “twisting?

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As for racing games like Midtown Madness, while it’s a fun ride at first to tilt your way around corners, at the end of the day, even a keyboard will give you a much more accurate gameplay experience, which says a lot. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

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Unfortunately, while the Destroyer Tilt provides some short term fun, you’ll definitely be putting it in the “gadget” box in a matter of weeks, rather than on your computer desk for regular usage. Sony DualShock 3 Gamepad I went through a Microsoft smorgasbord testing out the Destroyer Tilt, playing Midtown Madness 2Crimson Skiesand Motocross Madness 2as well as other titles such as Hot Chix n’ Gear Stix, which you’ll be hearing more about tomorrow — please, no questions.

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Microsoft released the FreeStyle Pro a while back, a gamepad that used motion sensing technology to mimic the analog functionality of a joystick with the handheld joy of a gamepad. Once you came off the tilt buzz drstoyer Crimson Skies, for example, you begin to realize that it’s just plain impossible to keep a plan in your sites, as well as control with any tight regularity in a dogfight or stunt race.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

In general, racing games worked great if you configured the buttons for gas and brake, while tilting for steering — air combat titles are perfect for full control, while games like Motocross Madness allow you to tilt and turn in one swoop without touch any extra buttons, like you would on a normal pad or keyboard. The Tilt’s just one of those pads that you like from the moment you pick it up, and love once you realize that there’s a motion sensor packed somewhere in its tiny little frame.

Gravis Destroyer Gamepad 3 product ratings 5. Controller Item works great! Motocross Madness 2, just as with a standard joystick, still controlled much too touchy for comfort, while Crimson Skies felt a lot smoother.