First Image of Android L Game Controller for Android TV Revealed

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  1. dgstorm

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    The first image of the Android TV game controller has appeared online. It's possible this image is simply of an early prototype, but it looks like a final press render, so it's possible it will be the final shipping product. It was found by a Reddit user who was digging around in Android L. Here's a quote with a few more useful tidbits,

    What do you think? It reminds us a bit of an Xbox controller and the OUYA controller...

    Source: BGR
     
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    Yeah I was just about to say is everybody copying the Xbox controller look now. Microsoft either have left the design language open or they are getting paid.
     
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    This is an image of the Fire TV Game controller
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    This is the Ouya
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    They all have similarities, but the FireTV and Google controllers look like pure plagiarism to me.
     
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    Yup they replaced the x with the circle button (google l home button).
     
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    The joysticks are not offset lol, this will bug the crap out of me. It's the reason i hate the PS controllers.
     
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    Why is it X B A Y. Always. There are 22 other letters in thew alphabet people.
    Is there some reason for that?

    At least OUYA didn't use those. :p (And Sony, of course)
     
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    homage to the snes and genesis controller maybe?

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