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Unfurled the Pandora Pro remains quite small, but impressively has space for an analog stick, four main action buttons, turbo and clear buttons, and an array of four shoulder buttons on the outside. But the solution is simple: This would also be a nice casual holiday gift for your friendly neighborhood geeks. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. The shoulder buttons are a bit squishy and are quite close to one another, but in most classics they are used only sparingly. Seriously focused on the mobile market, Genius crafted the controller in miniature and also engineered a pretty unique folding capability that allows the apparatus to take on the proportions of a thick matchbox when buttoned up. The analog stick feels a lot like the one on the PSP, though the actual thumb-nub on the Pandora Pro is easier to get a grip on due to its domed and textured top.

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The Pandora Pro comes in a nice maxfir plastic carrying case with form fitting cut outs for the controller itself and an extendable USB wire on a spool. Still, if you do a fair amount of platform gaming, have smallish hands, and need ultimate portability, this game pad is the way to go.

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The main action buttons are thankfully far enough apart so that even with decently large thumbs we weren’t running into problems like pressing two buttons when we were only aiming for one. There is a dead-space in the middle however, which makes it a little hard to edge a character in a 2D platformer just to the edge of a crevasse.

Trying to play any of these games on a keyboard, however, is a serious exercise in frustration, so a PC gamepad becomes a definite necessity. There’s also an extra space for memory cards of some sort.

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Even more surprising, the Pandora Pro has two vibration feedback rumblers tucked jaxfire as well. Brand new platformer titles on the PC are somewhat hard to come by these days, but computers do remain the system of choice for rocking classics affordably via the various legal subscription services and semi-illegal emulators. In use the Pandora Pro plays surprisingly well if you can manage to come to terms with its minute size.

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. There are lots of options on the market, but the subject of today’s review is the MaxFire Pandora Pro, a gamepad from Genius that caters quite directly to a particular subset: While the pad itself seems pretty well thought out, the included accessories are hit-and-miss.

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Unfurled the Pandora Pro remains quite small, but impressively has space for an analog stick, four main action buttons, turbo and clear buttons, and an array of four shoulder buttons on the outside.

To pandoa degree the plastic case defeats the purpose of the miniature controller if you actually intended to bring the whole arrangement on a trip, but then again, it’s not bad to have regardless. But because the case holds the controller open and surrounds it snugly with lots of black foam, the case winds up being way bigger than it should be.

It does a good job of holding the controller and cable, and even has a small space for a memory card. Vibration feedback also works in games that support it, though likely due to the miniature size of the motors within, vibrations are pretty weak and don’t feel as though there’s much modulation between sides of the controller.

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If a problem did arise, the Pandora Pro’s software allows commands to be remapped if such an option isn’t available via the game itself. This would also be a nice casual holiday gift for your friendly neighborhood geeks.

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They’ve got a good, deep throw, but make connections quite early in the motion, which is how it should be. It works best in games that support analog control, though it’s not bad for replicating digital directions either.

The most remarkable aspect of the Pandora Pro is its size. Worse still, when you accidentally pull on the cable and you will while gaming, it begins to retract. Seriously focused on the mobile market, Genius crafted the controller in miniature and also engineered a pretty unique folding capability that allows the apparatus to take on the proportions of a thick matchbox when buttoned up.

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The shoulder buttons are a bit squishy and are quite close to one another, but in most classics they are used only sparingly. Snapped shut, it’ll fit easily in the palm of your hand or in a pocket. Extend the cable fully, then slide the retractor down to the end of the cable.

I think a little zip-up pouch would have been madfire better idea.

Pairing this controller with something like Gametap and a laptop should keep any gamer entertained on naxfire few business trips. For a rather specific audience of gamers who need a minute gamepad to bring on trips, it’s a completely viable option with no major drawbacks.

But the solution is simple: The analog stick feels a lot like the one on the PSP, though the actual thumb-nub on the Pandora Pro is easier to get a grip on due to its domed and textured top.

This is a device whose main feature is its small size and foldability.