Since the collective world's mind was blown with the release of the Atari 2600 in 1977, video game controllers have seen quite the evolution. There have been good controllers, bad controllers, and some f*cking terrible controllers. Whose brilliant idea was it to put 12+ buttons on one controller? Who is responsible for the controller that we know today? These questions and more are answered in our anthology of video game controllers after the jump!
Everything seems better in the past. Television, food, your "game", and your health were probably much better when you were younger. The reality is that times change and so must companies if they hope to survive. However, some of them have changed for the worst. Call us a bunch of old cynical bastards if you must, but make sure to check out our list of companies that use to be cool after the jump.
An 84 year old man has a horn growing out of his head, a 37 year old man who is NOT a former Pro Bowl running back gave a mind blowing present to an ex girlfriend and Sega wants you to pee on their newest release. Read more after the jump!
Game control design has not always been a simple matter of evolution down the years - more a case of thrashing about blindly and hoping something works. Or copying whatever Nintendo does. Let's now take a look back at the (strange and often slightly inbred) history of video game controllers.
Last night, we had a chance to check out Sega's 2009 game line-up at their New York preview. And we have to say, things are looking good - enough blood, chainsaws, zombies, ass-kicking witches and all out warfare to keep any dude satisfied for hours. Here's a quick rundown of our favorite titles due out of camp Sega over the coming year.