Top 10 unique game controllers

Posted on Saturday, Sep 16 2006 @ 10:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
We take a look at some of the most bizarre and inventive specialist game controllers to hit the market. Maracas? Check. Guitars? OneTwo. Fishing rods? Reel 'em in. Mech cockpits? Roger that. Who thinks up this stuff?

"Fishing is a solitary, sedentary and contemplative pastime that allows you to pass time slowly in the peace of the countryside. Sega Bass Fishing had a cheesy rock soundtrack and a guy who yelled ‘FISH!!!” at the beginning of each round. It was, to put it bluntly, not a game concerned with realism, and yet Sega, displaying all the acumen and business savvy that was to send the Dreamcast to an early grave, saw fit to make a realistic fishing rod controller. "

Read on over at Bit Tech.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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