In the recent past, people had two choices for acquiring Microsoft's Office productivity suite – buy or pirate. Jump into 2013 and the landscape has again changed with Microsoft's bold move to keep Office dominant, turning the buy-or-use-freeware decision to one of buy, rent, or use freeware.
Consoles generally have the advantage for controllers, getting excellent quality pads from Nintendo, Sony, Sega, and Microsoft. The PC has, traditionally, gotten the low quality third party peripherals that mimic, but rarely live up to the console pads they mimic. With such a wide variety to choose from, we've weeded through the lot of them to pick out 5 PC gamepads actually worth laying your hands on.