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These Massive Original Xbox Controllers Were Transformed into Xbox 360 Controllers, for Halo

Kotaku - As promised, Microsoft's Halo team is bringing Duke to their big Halofest celebration this weekend—that is, the massive Duke controller that originally sold with the original Xbox. The Halo crew commissioned hardware modder Ben Heck to transform eight classic Dukes into wireless pads that will work with Xbox 360s. Watch the video to see how that works—and to see what some lucky people at this weekend's Penny Arcade Expo might actually win.

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xX-StolenSoul-Xx2304d ago

I really hated the original xbox control, i was younger when i had one so my hands were smaller and this control was massive, and still is. The D-Pad was also bad, but i was happy when they came out with a smaller one.

I wonder if many people will use this for their 360.

dark-hollow2304d ago

I loved it!
I don't have big hands but I felt this controller was very big that it feels like you in total control of the game with this big son of a b*tch

xX-StolenSoul-Xx2304d ago

Lol i was only 8 when i got the original xbox and for me i thought they were just to big lol. Still pulled through and enjoyed playing 007 and Halo with it.

Shackdaddy8362304d ago

I loved it. IDK why but heavy bulky things feel comfortable to me.

dark-hollow2304d ago

Too obvious joke......just...can't.... ..RESIST.....!

Iroquois_Pliskin2304d ago

loool i know exactly what you mean

Spitfire_Riggz2304d ago

I remember using the mad catz micro =D

dark-hollow2304d ago

Ahh the good ol' fat xbox controller.
It brings so many memories playing halo ce with this beast.

zerocrossing2304d ago

Seems like everyone else hated it, I thought it was great my hands aren't even that big either but I never had a problem with it.

Many fond memories using that beast ;D

-Alpha2304d ago

I did not like it. Black and white buttons were just awkward

360 controller is so great though, fits in your hands so well and the triggers and sticks feel great. Massive improvement IMO

Breadisgood2304d ago

I dunno why anyone would ever want to use this again.

The smaller version was a lot better, and the 360 pad is one of the best ever made imo.

maniacmayhem2304d ago

The Duke!

But seriously MS you see that d-pad for the S controller? thats what should have been carried over to the 360!

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