Kinect Failed, But That Doesn't Mean Cool Game Controllers Are DyingNathan Grayson5/27/14 6:30pm1143EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkMicrosoft's dream of a Kinect-controlled future has hit the skids. The Wii was basically a really, really long fad, and the Wii U just isn't taking off. Are cool, innovative game controllers on the way out? Not quite. They've just moved to new places, is all.