10 Worst 1st Party Controllers of All Time
Really Bad Controllers
Since the inception of Video Games, the controller has been an necessary component. Simply, all games require input and various types of game controllers have come along to, literally, put the power into your hands. Our stick and pad movements along with button presses translate into a symphony of combos, points, and power-ups. They make the player more powerful, almost superhuman. Ultimately, we buy games for the fantasies of grandeur come along with them and it's our controllers that enable us to live through those glorious heroic fantasies. The better the controller, the easier it is for someone to masterfully dominate a game. While skill is necessary, the importance of a good controller can not be under emphasized. A great controller acts as an extension of ourselves and fluidly translate our intended actions into what actually happens on the screen.
This article is not about these controllers.
Now, we imposed a restriction because there are far more bad controllers than good ones. So we've limited this to first party controllers only - meaning controllers that were made by the company that originated the system. We've also tried to stay away from goofy designs. You should know that no one meant for you to actually play Resident Evil 4 with the Gamecube chainsaw controller - that's just common sense. So below are the worst of the standard first party controllers ever.
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