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The 15 Craziest Video Game Controllers Ever Made

The Nintendo GameCube WaveBird, PlayStation DualShock, Sega Genesis Six-Button gamepad, and the Xbox 360 controller. Man, we’ve been blessed with some awesome video game controllers throughout the years, which have made gaming on consoles a breeze. Hardware manufacturers obviously went through rigorous testing phases to ensure these devices met our standards of comfort and usability. However, where there are successes there are also failures, including these controller atrocities. These peripherals that were designed with the intention of adding a little extra to the gameplay experience simply turned into nothing more than gimmicky hardware that was more painful to engage with than the Virtual Boy. From chainsaw gamepads to emotion-reading VR headsets, peep the 15 craziest video game controllers ever made.

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