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PS2 controller has been nerfed

Vladimir Cole

Looking for a controller that's safe to chuck at your TV when you fall off that colossus? This nerf-covered PS2 controller will launch just in time to provide a little stress relief to countless gamers who will try, but fail to score a limited-supply Sony PS3 or Nintendo Wii console this holiday. (Unless, of course, said gamers opt for an Xbox 360).


  • wireless
  • black, blue, red or orange
  • $29.99
  • available November 2006 in stores across America
  • brought to you by Pelican and Nerf

In this article: ps2, ps3, wii, xbox 360, Xbox-360

Vladimir Cole lives in Philadelphia (where he's studying for an MBA degree at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania) and NYC (where he attends to--but never really obeys--his wife). He was raised by video games alternatively at home (Atari 2600, NES, Sega Genesis) and away from home at arcades (Space Invaders, Zaxxon, QBert, Street Fighter II). These days, he's a war-decorated FPS veteran, platform-agnostic gamer, recovering MMOG addict, and daily blogger for Joystiq. He has been known to eat nothing but pizza for months on end.