September 16, 2005

Contest: Caption This Picture

by peterb

Today's entry is brought to you courtesy of Nintendo, who has given us all a first look at the controller for their upcoming home game console, the Revolution.

It's a pretty simple contest: caption this picture! If, in so captioning, you should happen to let slip what you think of the device, so much the better.

My entry:

From the company that brought you Virtual Boy.

(Really, once you see it "in action" it's not quite as bad as all that. But that was still my first reaction.)

Posted by peterb at September 16, 2005 05:27 PM | Bookmark This

"OK, this one is the vaginal probe and that one is the anal probe... right? Or is it the other way around?"

Posted by Kosak at September 16, 2005 05:48 PM

Damn, the first comment steals my thunder...

Oh well:

Nintendo reaches out to women gamers with a re-designed rumble pack. -or-

From the company that brought you Virtual Boy:

Posted by Mark Denovich at September 16, 2005 07:48 PM

>Nintendo breaks with more than 20 years of video >game history by abandoning the traditional >controller held with two hands and introducing an >all-new freehand-style unit held with one hand.

I must have been drinking heavily, because I could have sworn I saw *two* hands there.

Posted by Benoit at September 16, 2005 08:08 PM

"Nintendo unveiled the new specialty controller for their much anticpated Pokemon Channel 2: Don't Touch the Dial!"

Posted by Adam Rixey at September 16, 2005 10:21 PM

The new Nintendo Revolution controller now with 33% less playability.

Posted by David Baisley at September 16, 2005 11:59 PM

"Right: basic controller unit. Left: optional 'joy-tit' module."

(...latest in a great line of device names, following joy-stick and
track-clit. Please help us ensure that this new one catches on.
Gaming history is counting on you.)

Posted by Andrew Plotkin at September 17, 2005 03:30 PM

Super Mario Sunshine Trance Vibrator

Posted by psu at September 18, 2005 07:23 AM

That's a pretty elaborate garotte controller for the next Hitman game.

(Seriously, it's a REMOTE CONTROL. If it's supposed to be a weird pointy magic wand thingy, they should have made it look less like a REMOTE CONTROL. That doesn't say "revolution" to me, it says "shut up and watch your television.)

Posted by Eric Tilton at September 18, 2005 11:48 AM

Nintendo: right angles. Except the curvy bit.

I'm not sure where the big N are going with this. I can totally appreciate reaching out to the VERY casual gamer (they are a big audience), which this might do very well, but there again the VERY casual gamer won't be willing to spend a lot of money on hardware; and the Revolution hardware might quite deliberately not be mega-powerful but I'm sure it won't be cheap either.

Posted by Andy P at September 18, 2005 01:01 PM

Also works as Battle Weapon for forthcoming VR game: Double Dragon Revolution: Dance Dance Nunchakus

Posted by april at September 18, 2005 08:39 PM

CRAP! All I want to do is change the channel - which button is CHANNEL UP?


Posted by Brian P at September 19, 2005 10:13 AM

"His and Hers."

Posted by Goob at September 19, 2005 10:20 AM

Posted by Eric Tilton at September 19, 2005 11:04 AM

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