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    • Evolution of Video Game Controllers
      Justin Keatings
      March 30th 2011
      1
    • Table of Contents
      Understanding
      Paddles
      Paddles Cont.
      Joysticks
      Joysticks Cont.
      +

      +
      Analog
      Analog Cont.
      Wireless
      Motion
      Motion Cont.
      Summary & Conclusion
      References
      Thanks
      2
    • Understandings
      Clarification!
      Milestones in Console Gaming
      NO computer gaming
      NO iPod, Cell Phone, Etc.
      NO Music Controllers.
      Landmark Changes/Improvements
      3
    • Paddle
      Pong
      Odyssey
      Atari 2600
      Intellivision
      ColecoVision
      ColecoGemini
      Others.
      4
      1
      2
      3
      4
    • Paddle Cont.
      Simplistic
      Limited Movement
      Limited Accuracy
      Imagination
      No Future
      5
      6
      5
    • Joysticks
      Atari 2600
      Coleco Gemini
      Atari 5600
      Odyssey 2
      Arcadia 2001
      Vectrex
      6
      7
      8
      9
    • Joystick Cont.
      Logical
      Greater mobility
      Simple in a Good way
      More possible control combinations
      Will always have a home in arcades
      7
      10
      11
    • +
      Game & Watch (Original)
      Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
      Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
      Virtual Boy
      Sony PlayStation (PS1)
      Nintendo 64
      Sega Dreamcast
      Nintendo GameCube
      Nintendo Wii
      8
      12
      13
      14
      15

    • Sega Master System
      NEC TurboGrafx-16
      Sega Genesis
      Panasonic 3DO
      Atari Jaguar
      Sega Saturn
      Microsoft Xbox
      Microsoft Xbox 360
      9
      16
      17
      18
    • +
      Simplistic Revolution
      Comfort
      Simplicity
      Timeless
      Inventive
      Required?
      If it’s not broke don’t fix it!
      10
      19
      20
    • Analog
      Nintendo 64
      Sony PlayStation
      Sega Saturn
      Sony PlayStation 2
      Sony Dreamcast
      Microsoft Xbox
      Nintendo GameCube
      Microsoft Xbox 360
      Sony PlayStation 3
      Nintendo Wii
      11
      21
      15
      22
      23
    • Analog Cont.
      So a new Joystick?
      Yes
      Sort of
      Digital
      On
      Off
      Range of Movement
      12
      24
      25
    • Wireless
      Atari 2600 RF Joysticks
      Nintendo NES Satellite
      Sega MK-1646-50 model II
      Nintendo WaveBird
      Standard
      Xbox 360
      PlayStation 3
      Wii
      No Effect on game Play!!
      13
      26
      27
    • Nintendo Entertainment System
      Power Glove
      Nintendo Wii
      WiiMote
      Sony PlayStation 3
      Sony Move
      Microsoft Xbox 360
      Kinect
      14
      Motion
      28
      29
      30
      31
    • Motion Cont.
      User connection
      Realistic interaction
      Reduced complications
      15
      32
    • Summary & Conclusion
      Controllers have advanced with the consoles
      Some ideas are upgrades of the old
      Simplicity wins
      It is going instinct and less knowledge
      More interactive and immersive
      Retro
      Future??
      16
    • References
      http://www.gamezombie.tv/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Pong1.jpg
      http://www.atariage.com/2600/controllers/con_AtariDrivingController.jpg
      http://www.old-computers.com/museum/photos.asp?t=1&c=755&st=2
      http://old-computers.com/museum/photos.asp?t=1&c=1205&st=2
      http://forum.tayyar.org/f77/ashkal-alwan-badaye3-mala7ef-sharashef-34910/
      http://www.milmoe.com/artprojects/sonicpong/sonicpong.htm
      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/33/Atari-2600-Joystick.jpg
      http://gaming.wikia.com/wiki/Coleco_Gemini_Controller
      http://www.old-computers.com/museum/photos.asp?t=1&c=1018&st=2
      http://www.darcynorman.net/2010/12/13/pitfall-web-2-0/
      http://midiakit.terra.com.br/showthread.php?t=43725
      http://www.gearlog.com/images/Donkey_kong_game_and_watch.jpg
      http://www.vanwyngarden-pc.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/nes_controller.jpg
      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b0/Playstation_Controller.jpg
      http://flickeringcolours.net/v2/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/full_dreamcast_controller.gif
      http://www.raphnet.net/electronique/atari_usb/sms_controller.jpg
      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/Sega-Genesis-3But-Cont.jpg
      http://www.moddergamer.com/xbox-360-wireless-controllerwhiterefurb-p-49.html
      http://www.retrogamingconsoles.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/snes-joypad.png
      http://it.mario.wikia.com/wiki/Mario
      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ed/N64-controller-black.jpg
      http://www.kickingdesigns.com/diversions/stock-photos/video-game-consoles/images/sony-playstation-controller.png
      http://www.nintendowiiremotes.com/
      http://www.videogamecritic.net/dcinfo.htm
      http://www.wwgaming.com/sega-saturn-6-button-controller-3d-control-pad.html
      http://news.cnet.com/2300-27076_3-10001507-3.html
      http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/70/NES-Satellite.jpg
      http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_MgQM9kCIup0/TK0kwOtNTXI/AAAAAAAAARs/3tBvOl0WKKQ/s1600/NES-PowerGlove.jpg
      http://www.engadget.com/2006/05/10/nintendos-final-wii-controller-what-we-know/
      http://uncrate.com/stuff/playstation-move/
      http://files.g4tv.com/ImageDb3/239549_S/Video-Kinects-Body-Tracking--Video-Shared-Viewing.jpg
      http://unrealitymag.com/index.php/2010/11/04/debate-of-the-day-to-kinect-or-not-to-kinect/
      17
    • Thank You
      Are there any questions?
      3/29/2011
      Footer Text
      18