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50 Game Controller Adaptations

From Real Gaming Guitars to Retro Recreation Recorders

— July 14, 2011 — Tech
Whether you're a retro gaming fan or you're into modern consoles, these game controller adaptations are sure to tickle you in the right way. Be prepared to be overwhelmed with nostalgia as these geeky goods will let you express your inner nerd to your heart's content.

The most artistic of these game controller inspirations is probably a samurai-adorned Playstation controller, which is visually impressive. Those looking to rock some Nintendo-inspired fashion will love the NES controller carrier bag as well.

Implications - As the development of new technologies forges on, so do the developing aesthetics of these new technologies. By altering something that could easily be standardized, companies can refresh interest in their products and services without reinventing what they have to offer.
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Smartphone Gaming Peripherals
Smartphone Gaming Peripherals
Brass Monkey Turns Your Smartphone into a Gaming Controller
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Handheld Home Gaming Consoles
Handheld Home Gaming Consoles
The Nintendo Wii U is the Tech-Savvy Wii Successor
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48
Controller Number Crunchers
Controller Number Crunchers
The X-Cool Gamer Calculator is Fit for the Video Game Geek
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47
Midas Touch Controllers
Midas Touch Controllers
These Golden Xbox Gaming Accessories are Luxuriously Fun
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46
Handheld Gamer Alarms
Handheld Gamer Alarms
The Nyko Play Clock Wakes You Up in Time for Gaming
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45
Retro Recreation Recorders
Retro Recreation Recorders
The Game Boy Camcorder Captures Images with Pixelated Perfection
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44
Spaceship-Like Charging Stations
Spaceship-Like Charging Stations
The Vertical Induction Charger Charges 3 Controllers at Once
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43
Suctioned Smartphone Controllers
Suctioned Smartphone Controllers
The JOYSTICK-IT Arcade Stick Turns Your iPhone into an Atari
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42
Alarming Gamer Art
Alarming Gamer Art
The Rober Ibars Exhibit Presents the Inevitable Demise of Hand-Held Controllers
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41
Cockpit-Replicating Controllers
Cockpit-Replicating Controllers
The HOTAS WARTHOG Puts Gamers in the Pilot's Seat
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40
Retro Game Controller Revivals
Retro Game Controller Revivals
The Atari Joystick
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39
Comic Book Controllers
Comic Book Controllers
The Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad Creates a BANG On Screen
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38
Retro Gaming Devices
Retro Gaming Devices
The USB Joystick Brings Back Old Memories
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37
Xbox Controllers Get Tweaked For Halo
Xbox Controllers Get Tweaked For Halo
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36
Relaxing Game Controllers
Relaxing Game Controllers
The Massage Me Gaming Interface is Ingenious
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35
Quadriplegic Gaming Controllers
Quadriplegic Gaming Controllers
The QuadControl Lets the Fully Paralyzed Play Video Games
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34
Ball-Shaped Game Controllers
Ball-Shaped Game Controllers
The Wii Bowling Ball Accessory Simulates Reality Sports
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33
Gamer Art Sculptures
Gamer Art Sculptures
Mosaic Video Game Controllers are Great for Artistic Gamers
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32
Gearhead Game Controllers
Gearhead Game Controllers
The HKS Racing Controller is for Gamers With a Need for Speed
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31
IPhone Game Accessories
IPhone Game Accessories
The iPhone Steering Wheel Takes a Tip From the Wii
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30
Portable Pong Consoles
Portable Pong Consoles
The Portable Atari 2600 is Retro Revival On-The-Go
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29
Realistic Gamer Guitars
Realistic Gamer Guitars
Mad Catz Enhances Realism in Gaming Keyboards and Guitars for ‘Rock
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28
Controller Credit Card Carriers
Controller Credit Card Carriers
The NES Controller Business Card Case for Gamers
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27
Real Rock Band Uses Plastic Instruments
Real Rock Band Uses Plastic Instruments
Guitar Zero's
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26
Retro Gamer Lighting
Retro Gamer Lighting
The NES Advantage Joystick Desk Lamp Upcycles Obsolete Controllers
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25
Useless Gadget Hybrids
Useless Gadget Hybrids
'Unintended Fusion' Connects Unrelated Objects
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24
Nintendo Wii Injuries
Nintendo Wii Injuries
An Eyesore!
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23
Adorned Samurai Controllers
Adorned Samurai Controllers
The Warrior Monster PC Gaming Pad Looks Like an Undead Samurai
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22
Luxury Game Controllers
Luxury Game Controllers
This Fancy Hoon Video Game Controller Offers Classy Console Gaming
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21
Video Game Controller Belts
Video Game Controller Belts
Nesbuckels
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20
Geeky Gaming Decor
Geeky Gaming Decor
Celebrate the Festivities with these Retro Console Ornaments
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19
Building Block Controllers
Building Block Controllers
The LEGO Play & Build Remote Combine Classic and New Toys
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18
Musical Game Controllers
Musical Game Controllers
The Nintendo Controller Synth Would Make Daft Punk Proud
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17
Gaming Console Desserts
Gaming Console Desserts
The Halo Reach Box Cake is a Gamer's Delectable Delight
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16
NES Controller Carriers
NES Controller Carriers
Nintendo Reversible Messenger Bag is One Geektastic Satchel
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15
Smartphone Suctioned Controllers
Smartphone Suctioned Controllers
The Fling Mini Joystick Brings Gaming to Your Fingertips
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14
Mousey PS3 Controllers
Mousey PS3 Controllers
The FragFX PIRANHA PS3 Controller Gives You an Edge Online
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13
DIY Handheld Gaming
DIY Handheld Gaming
Hailrazer's N64 Gameboy Advance Lets You Play Your Favorite Games on the Go
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12
Demonic Game Controllers
Demonic Game Controllers
The Japanese Warrior USB Joypad is Freaky Fun
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11
Video Game Controllers Go QWERTY
Video Game Controllers Go QWERTY
XBox 360 Keypad
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10
Tech Failure Analysis
Tech Failure Analysis
'Nintendo Hardware: the Infograph' by Cracked Points Out the Mistakes
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9
Naughty Retro Gaming Gadgets
Naughty Retro Gaming Gadgets
The JoyDick Puts the Phallic Fun in Funky Game Controllers
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8
Retro Gaming Devices
Retro Gaming Devices
Hyperkin Introduces a Handheld Super Nintendo
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7
Sugary Gaming Gadgets
Sugary Gaming Gadgets
These Wii Controller Cookies are Edible Goodness for Gamers
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6
Creative Geek Cleaners
Creative Geek Cleaners
Digitalsoaps' Video Game Controller Soaps Won't Wash off Your Halo Tattoo
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5
One-Hand Game Controllers
One-Hand Game Controllers
Ben Heck Creates World's First Right-Handed Xbox 360 Controller
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4
Bikini Game Controllers
Bikini Game Controllers
The Geekini
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3
Supplementary Smartphone Controllers
Supplementary Smartphone Controllers
The iPhone Gaming Extension is a Nerdy Necessity
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2
Real Gaming Guitars
Real Gaming Guitars
The Rock Band 3 Squier Stratocaster is a Real Guitar, for Real
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1
Game Controller Furniture
Game Controller Furniture
Coffee Table / Storage Box / NES Controller Works!
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