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20 Game Controller Designs

From Bespoke Button Configurations to Ergonomic Mobile Controllers

— September 27, 2019 — Tech
Controller designs have always had an impact on the user experience of a game system. Companies are continuing to alter controller designs in order to improve the way a consumer interacts with their gaming system. One of the noteworthy innovative designs comes from 8BitDo, which created a controller that is fully customizable. This means that users are able to decide their own button layout.

Another important controller was designed by Daniel Cheung, and it is titled the 'Playdream' controller. The Playdream controller has a Google button, which allows the user to operate the Google Assistant whenever needed.

Lastly the 'HORI Split Pad Controller' is a peripheral device for the Nintendo Switch, where users attach the device to a Nintendo Switch for a more ergonomic design.
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Fall Fashion Game Controllers
Fall Fashion Game Controllers
The New PlayStation Dualshock 4 Wireless Controllers are Stylish
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Game Character-Themed Controllers
Game Character-Themed Controllers
PowerA Created Two Overwatch-Themed Controllers for the Switch
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Blue Camo Gaming Controllers
Blue Camo Gaming Controllers
Microsoft Revealed the Midnight Forces II Wireless Xbox Controller
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Vintage Controller Compatible Remakes
Vintage Controller Compatible Remakes
Nintendo Has Filed with the FCC for a SNES Switch Controller
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Customizable Controller Designs
Customizable Controller Designs
Microsoft's New Controller Has an Improved Rechargeable Design
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Dual-Purpose Gaming Controllers
Dual-Purpose Gaming Controllers
SNK Announced the Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro with 20 Titles
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Ergonomic Mobile Console Controllers
Ergonomic Mobile Console Controllers
The HORI Split Pad Pro Controller Has a Full-Size Design
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Braille Video Game Displays
Braille Video Game Displays
Microsoft Created a Patent for a Braille Controller Display on Xbox
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Gaming Controller Audio Integrations
Gaming Controller Audio Integrations
The Google Stadia Controller Will Have Bluetooth Audio
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Bespoke Button Configurations
Bespoke Button Configurations
8BitDo Has Created a Fully Customizable Controller
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Revamped Retro Gaming Controllers
Revamped Retro Gaming Controllers
The Atari VCS Classic Joystick Brings Back a Classic Experience
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Preprogrammed Gamer Communication Controllers
Preprogrammed Gamer Communication Controllers
The Nyko Sound Pad Has Built-in Sound Effects
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Immersive VR Seat Controllers
Immersive VR Seat Controllers
The 'VRGO Mini' Pushes Users Further into the Digital Experience
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Voice Assistant Game Controllers
Voice Assistant Game Controllers
The Conceptual 'Playdream' Controller is Angular and Robust
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Modular Customization Game Controllers
Modular Customization Game Controllers
The SCUF Prestige Controller Can be Remapped by Players
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Touchpad Smartphone Game Controllers
Touchpad Smartphone Game Controllers
The HandScape 'MUJA' Touchpad Controller is Customizable
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Semi-Translucent Game Controllers
Semi-Translucent Game Controllers
The Xbox One Phantom Controller Comes in White and Clear Designs
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Game Streaming Service Controllers
Game Streaming Service Controllers
This Conceptual Google Stadia Controller Has a Compact Design
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Special Edition Ergonomic Controllers
Special Edition Ergonomic Controllers
The DAEMON X MACHINA Hori Controller is Customized
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Modular Multifunctional VR Controllers
Modular Multifunctional VR Controllers
The 'Mixed Reality Controller' Immerses Users in Gameplay
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