The Original PlayStation Controllers Looked Stupid (Thank God for Evolution!)

There's a reason why the world has the PlayStation 1 controller it does. The reason is that the other PS1 controller prototypes were dumb-looking.

Previously, Kotaku's Total Recall featured the PlayStation 1 controller you never got to use.

Before Sony settled on the new iconic PlayStation controller, it tried and tried again to create something that didn't totally look like an upside down Super Nintendo controller.

Here, you can actually see some of the prototypes evolve into the PS controller you know and love, right before your very eyes.

Previously, Kotaku's Total Recall featured the PlayStation 1 controller you never got to use.

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The Original PlayStation Controllers Looked Stupid (Thank God for Evolution!)

The Original PlayStation Controllers Looked Stupid (Thank God for Evolution!)

The Original PlayStation Controllers Looked Stupid (Thank God for Evolution!)