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Five controllers we left behind

The humble video game controller has gone through a lot of changes over the years. Compare the NES pad to the Wii remote, and you could argue that it’s come full circle. But there have been plenty of evolutionary dead ends along the way. Here are five we left behind.

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Neonridr1204d ago

The N64 controller, while definitely unconventional, was actually quite comfortable to hold once you got past the weird shape. Plus it reintroduced the analog stick to us gamers, something that had been left behind for some time.

MaleManSam1204d ago

Honestly I was completely fine with the Xbox controller. It wasn't big to me because being 6'4" I don't have the hands of a performing circus monkey. Loved the triggers too and to add to the value you could kill a cat with that thing with the length of its cord and size. :D

N64 controller was killer. Absolutely awesome!

Quelqui1204d ago

I couldn't use the old xbox controller. ;__; I'm 5'1", so trying to play the original xbox was a struggle (and I also looked ridiculous. The controller being the size of my face, and all). I was so delighted when they changed the controller. I think the clouds opened up and I could hear a chorus of angels (dramatisation).

I had a weakness, and still do, for the game cube controller. Sure, there weren't too many games for it compared to the competition but man. Dat controller.

tigertron1204d ago

Gamecube controller ftw!

Dogswithguns1204d ago

I love the style of the the original Xbox controller but it was too big..

Captain Qwark 91204d ago

i still think the controller s was the perfect one. keep literally all the dimensions the same just move the b/w buttons to the shoulders like they did and it was gold. the 360 controller is a bit too small and the sticks too short, otherwise thats my second fav controller.

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