Article 10 Controllers That Were Too Dumb for This World

By Jake Young / April 24, 2014

10 Controllers That Were Too Dumb for This World

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" ruinedThe controller is key and that's why we're pointing out some of the dumbest examples from across gaming history. 

 

Intel Wireless Series Gamepad

10 Controllers That Were Too Dumb for This World

We actually hacked the Intel archives to find the original design document for the Intel Wireless Series Gamepad:

10 Controllers That Were Too Dumb for This World

Fascinating.

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