Dealspwn writes: "Controllers have two thumbsticks. We all know that, right? Well, that simply wasn't the case before the Dual Analog Controller came along, and after a few months on the shelves, the DualShock blew it out of the water and literally redefined what controllers could offer. We owe it everything.
However, Sony decided to model all future core peripherals on the DualShock's basic blueprint... which was a mistake in our opinion. It's an important precedent, but the cramped central sticks and protruding bumpers force gamers to adopt an unnatural 'claw' hand position. Sony's refusal to sacrifice tradition for ergonomics sadly allowed their competitor to get ahead in the controller stakes - which, if course, can only mean one thing..."