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Perhaps The Most Unusual PlayStation 4 Controller Ever Made

[Images via 4Gamer]
[Images via 4Gamer]
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As far as officially licensed DualShock 4s go, this might be the most unusual controller the PS4 has seen yet. However, it won’t be the first of its kind.

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According to 4Gamer (via Hachima), Japanese peripheral maker Hori is releasing the above PS4 Slime-shaped controller.

You hold the controller upside down, revealing the face buttons, d-pad, and thumbsticks. It even has a touchpad.

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Again, this isn’t a first! As Hachima reminds us, Hori also released a Slime controller for the PlayStation 2:

[Images via Hachima]
[Images via Hachima]

Priced at 9,980 yen ($90), the Dragon Quest Controller for PlayStation 4 will be released in Japan on July 29 when DQXI is released. No word yet on an international release.


Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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That looks like it would be absolutely uncomfortable to hold, let alone use for long periods of time.