In Defense Of The Classic ControllerStephen Totilo6/29/09 4:00pm40EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkBy Leigh Alexander. At the E3 debut of Project Natal, Microsoft's Don Mattrick called the controllers we've known and loved "a barrier separating video game players from everyone else." Wait. Isn't that the point? Should video game controllers really disappear?