By Jess Grey Gear
A great gamepad instantly levels up your play. These are our top picks for Switch, Xbox, PS4, and PC.
Years ago, third-party gaming controllers were dirt cheap and notorious for their poor craftsmanship—especially the notorious MadCatz knockoffs. Every household had one; it was reserved for kid siblings and houseguests you (maybe) didn't like that much. Those kinds of controllers gave third-party gamepads a bad name—one that persists to this day.