Questions about game controllers (which, unlike the more generic peripherals, are used to control games).

Controllers come in all shapes and sizes. There are the official controllers for a console and there are also 3rd party controllers for some consoles. Some consoles (like the Wii) have controllers that can be extended and enhanced (nunchuck, motion plus, classic controller).

Typical controllers

  • Game Pad
  • Joystick
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Kinect

Game Controllers on Wikipedia