The Trivial Eye: Videogame Controllers

by Jason Toon

Is the gaming controller an endangered species? Between motion-sensing and touchscreens, the need for a joystick, keypad, rollerball, or gun-shaped intermediary might be waning. So let's take a look back at the controllers that filled our sweaty little hands with fun for the last thirty years. How many can you name?

Answers are here. Please post your guesses, speculations, or arguments below! But know this: the Trivial Eye is presented for public amusement and no prizes are offered other than that familiar feeling of aggravation that so much of your mind is occupied by useless trivia.

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