Despite sentimental appeal in the Australian market, Sony's initial  "boomerang" PS3 controller always reeked of funky concept design for funky's own sake. Now that we know Sony "doesn't do gimmicks" (unless stolen from Nintendo) It's little wonder the "Croc" has been tossed, never to return.

Here's to the last burst of creativity Sony ever had.

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