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.

Filed Under   Sega   wii   controllers   motion control
Smash Bros: Project M Trailer

Video Smash Bros: Project M Trailer

November 26, 2013

Dust off that old Wii, and get your copy of Brawl back from your college roommate, because things just got interesting.

Filed Under   mod   smash bros   wii   hack
Polar Bear Made of Wii Hardware

Picture Polar Bear Made of Wii Hardware

October 30, 2013

Conservation efforts are underway to help the Wii and its accessories, which are reducing in number at an alarming rate.

Filed Under   animals   nintendo   wii
Honest Black Eyed Peas Game

Picture Honest Black Eyed Peas Game

October 23, 2013

I got a feeling, tonight's gonna be a bad, bad night.

Filed Under   wii   music   black eyed peas
Incredible Music Video, Made With Console Sounds

Video Incredible Music Video, Made With Console Sounds

September 10, 2013

This is what it's like when consoles collide.

Filed Under   playstation   wii   xbox   consoles   music
Wii Fit Trainer Cosplay

Picture Wii Fit Trainer Cosplay

July 02, 2013

This is one strong cosplay.

Filed Under   cosplay   wii fit   wii
'Wii For Dummies' Is 336 Pages Long

Picture 'Wii For Dummies' Is 336 Pages Long

June 05, 2013

That's about 335 pages too many.

Filed Under   wii   wtf   books

Article Gamers Excited For the Upcoming Next Generation of Consoles

By Andrew Bridgman / February 25, 2013

Gamers Excited For the Next Generation of Consoles - Image 1
Filed Under   playstation   wii   xbox   consoles   next gen
Wii Sports Golf Courses Are the Same as NES Golf

Picture Wii Sports Golf Courses Are the Same as NES Golf

January 02, 2013

20 years and they couldn't come up with ANY new ideas? Talk about lazy.

Filed Under   sports   wii   golf   wii sports
Gamestop Perfectly Recreates Game Cover

Picture Gamestop Perfectly Recreates Game Cover

January 01, 2013

More like the Biggest WINNER, right?