Though there are many dedicated gaming consoles, PC gaming still prevails as the most popular means of playing. To bring in the effects of the gaming consoles into PC, there are many dedicated joysticks that are available to serve this sole purpose. They tend to give you the same feel and comfort of a console and free you from the regular keyboard and mouse play. There are several simulations that require the use of these joysticks like the flight simulators to give the actual feel of flying an aircraft.
First you have to determine what kind of joystick that you are going to buy for the game and for what game. Think over if the joystick will really enhance your gaming experience. Naturally a joystick will make any kind of game much easier to play once you are used to it. Also decide if the joystick is worth the money you are going to spend on it. You will have to choose the joystick that is compatible with your PC. Not always the cheapest ones are the best ones to buy as they may not offer the quality and comfort offered by the slightly expensive ones.
Also choose from where you are going to buy the joystick. There are several options available for you in this. There are the big retailers and also the smaller electronics store that sell you these things. You can even find them at some of the videogame stores. Make sure the joystick that you buy has warranty. This will give a trouble free playing experience as you will feel backed up that it can be replaced if it develops some kind of trouble and start malfunctioning. There are also various brands available, choose which one you want and if that has enough buttons to support your game.