Console Standards Portable Systems Specialty Controllers

Console Standards
A History of Game Controllers
Tandy
1 Stick
1 Button
Atari 2600
1 Stick
1 Button
NES
Tennis ColecoVision ColecoVision Atari 5200
1 Knob
1 Button
1 Stick
2 Buttons
1 Number Pad
1 Stick
4 Buttons
1 Number Pad
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1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
2 Options
1 Stick
4 Buttons
3 Options
1 Number Pad
Game Controller
Game Controller Screen
Hand
Input Deivce of Controller -
Sega Master System Genesis
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
1 D-Pad
3 Buttons
1 Option
Sega CD
SNES
N64
1 D-Pad
6 Buttons
2 Options
1 D-Pad
4 Buttons
2 Shoulders
2 Options
Dreamcast
1 D-Pad
1 Stick
6 Buttons
3 Shoulders
1 Option
1 D-Pad
1 Stick
4 Buttons
2 Shoulders
1 Option
D-Pad -
Up. Down, Left, Right
Stick -
360º Control
Button -
A, B, X, Y
Option -
Start Select, Mode, Pause
Shoulder -
L, R
Numer Pad - 1-9, #, *
Motion Sensitive
Aimed
Touch Screen
Playstation 2
1 D-Pad
2 Sticks
4 Buttons
4 Shoulders
3 Options
Gamecube
1 D-Pad
2 Sticks
4 Buttons
3 Shoulders
1 Option
X-Box Old
X-Box New
1 D-Pad
2 Sticks
6 Buttons
2 Shoulders
2 Options
1 D-Pad
2 Sticks
6 Buttons
2 Shoulders
2 Options
X-Box 360
1 D-Pad
2 Sticks
6 Buttons
2 Shoulders
2 Options
Wii Mote
1 D-Pad
3 Buttons
4 Options
1 Shoulder
Motion Sensitive
Wii Arcade
1 D-Pad
2 Sticks
4 Buttons
4 Shoulders
3 Options
Specialty Controllers
NES
Light Gun
1 Button
Aimed
1 Stick
2 Shoulders
Motion Sensitive
Portable Systems
Computer
Keyboard + Mouse
110 Buttons
2 Number Pads
Motion Sensitive
Game Boy
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
2 Options
GBA
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
2 Shoulders
2 Options
Game Gear
Lynx
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
2 Shoulders
3 Options
Game Boy Color
2 D-Pads
2 Buttons
2 Shoulders
2 Options
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
2 Options
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
1 Option
1 D-Pad
4 Buttons
5 Options
GBA SP
Virtual Boy
DS
1 D-Pad
4 Buttons
2 Shoulders
1 Touch Screen
2 Options
1 Stylus
GameBoy Micro
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
2 Shoulders
2 Options
PSP
1 D-Pad
4 Buttons
2 Shoulders
6 Options
DS Lite
1 D-Pad
4 Buttons
2 Shoulders
1 Touch Screen
2 Options
1 Stylus
SNES
Super Scope
1 Buttons
2 Options
Aimed
NES
Power Glove
1 D-Pad
2 Buttons
15 Options
Motion Sensitive
Aimed
Dreamcast
Fission
1 Stick
4 Buttons
1 Reel
Motion Sensitive
PS2
Guitar
5 Buttons
2 Options
1 Strum
1 Wammy
Motion Sensitive
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