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Kanin
September 16th, 2005, 06:44 PM
Check out the new controller: Here (http://hardware.gamespot.com/Story-ST-23521-2567-x-x-x)

WOW!! I never expected that. It looks really cool. Can't wait to try it out.

kater
September 16th, 2005, 07:30 PM
It's certainly unique and very Nintendo but it also screams gimmick. Its going to be intriguing to see what kind of games they come up with to utilise the pointer fully.

Bitter Buffalo
September 17th, 2005, 01:10 AM
Nunchunk controller huh. Yeah, a little gimmicky but it could be really cool in a FPS type game.

saintjon
September 17th, 2005, 02:24 AM
I'm aghast and curious at the same time. Those bottom buttons suggest you'll have to get another hand on the controller sometimes, but the shape isn't very condusive to that.

kater
September 17th, 2005, 07:24 AM
I don't think you will, with the two hand pieces it seems a very free and expressive system, the third picture on this link http://www.gamesradar.com/news/default.asp?pagetypeid=2&articleid=37341&subsectionid=2504 gives a better indication of how it will work out. Tbh just looking at the gamespot link above deceived me into thinking it was just a remote control until I watched the video at Gamespot.com.

Monty Mike
September 17th, 2005, 01:00 PM
I really don't like the look of it.....

Sure they've gone for something new, but there's nothing wrong with traditional controllers.

saintjon
September 17th, 2005, 01:43 PM
Having slept on it and sobered up a little I'm now thinking that thing could be great for sword-fighting games and tennis and stuff.

Monty Mike
September 17th, 2005, 04:54 PM
Another great picture here (http://www.1up.com/do/imageDisplay?id=2308860)

Allows you to see it from all views.

kater
September 17th, 2005, 08:11 PM
Only shows half of it though, it's how the N64 style mushroom controller will work I'm interested in - it's a bit strange using one hand utterly seperate from the other to move a character.

Bitter Buffalo
September 18th, 2005, 12:44 AM
One interesting feature someone pointed out was that if you turn it horizontally it resembles the classic Nintendo controller, and what with this new system being backwards compatable and all,i think thats genius.