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49 iPhone games that would rock with a controller
Touch screens can actually be quite good approximations for analog controllers, but when it comes to tapping action buttons, controllers are still tops. FIFA's virtual joystick and action buttons are context sensitive based on whether you have the ball, but it would translate well to physical buttons.
NBA 2K13 for iOS -- the latest in the NBA 2K series -- is a great-looking game, but we found that the controls were often maddening in our play through of the game. Having played the series on consoles for years, it's clear things can be better with a real controller.
The onscreen controls for this port of the arcade classic stay pretty true to what you'd expect, with a virtual D-pad and action buttons on the bottom of the screen. The game is simple enough that this setup works well, but who wouldn't want a real arcade-style joystick and buttons to play with? You can read CNET's review of the iOS version right here.
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