GP Editor, Marcus Estrada writes, "Over the years we have seen innovation after innovation in the gaming world. First there was the jump from a simple joystick to a more complex pad with buttons. Then came the decision to add a 'joystick' to the controller in form of an analog stick. Since then the method has been refined and challenged, especially with more recent endeavors to create working motion and touch-screen control.
We've come a long way from a joystick and lone button but some controller ideas were a little too out there or gimmicky to ever catch on. Here's a sampling of awkward, intriguing, and useless gaming peripherals."