Microsoft boasted that it had spent "hundreds of millions of dollars" developing the controller for the Xbox One, assumedly because "glossy black plastic" and "textured rubber thumbpads" are the most valuable materials on earth. But there's a reason why they were so cautious about their gamepads. The controller is only point of contact between you and your games, and if the connection isn't precise and comfortable, then the experience is irreparably ruined. I mean, "someone brought up politics at Thanksgiving" ruined. The controller is key and that's why we're pointing out some of the dumbest examples from across gaming history.
Intel Wireless Series Gamepad
We actually hacked the Intel archives to find the original design document for the Intel Wireless Series Gamepad: