Joy of sticks: 10 greatest video game controllers

From Atari’s CX joystick to the Oculus Touch, here are our favourites

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Nintendo: Wii U GamePad Is The Only Real Innovation This Console Cycle, But We Didn’t Showcase It Well Enough 

The Wii U may not have gained the same commercial success as the original Wii, but it terms of innovation it arguably does more than its next-gen rivals, thanks largely to the potential of its GamePad controller.

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​The New Wii U GameCube Controllers Are Super Hot

Along with the forthcoming adapter that’ll let people play Super Smash Bros on Wii U with their old GameCube controllers, the peripheral company PDP is making some custom GameCube-style controllers for Nintendo’s new console. We saw them today, and they look just lovely.

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Art: Controller Evolution Photo Series Hammers Home The Nintendo Factor – Nintendo Life

A visual record of how Nintendo has pushed the industry forward Nintendo has been responsible for some major innovations when it comes to controllers — the NES D-pad, the N64 analogue stick, the Wii Remote — and Spanish artist Javier Laspiur has put together a photographic whistle-stop tour of t

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