ATARI Jaguar Controller (standard)
The 'Standard' Jaguar Controller was
included in the pack when an Atari Jaguar console was purchased. For
reasons unknown Atari developers took a page out of a book that should
have been burnt a decade prior and reintroduced a keypad and overlay
Admittedly it looks to be somewhat visionary in its
ergonomic design for the day, however it's bulky and arguably
uncomfortable to hold to prolonged periods.
It does however work.
Its casing is made from robust plastic and the rubber buttons
seem to have stood the test of time.
The controller is bit of an
oddity when you consider that Atari were trying to bite into the
fighting game heavy market at the time with their nifty new 64 bit
console but released a controller with only three action buttons which
was slammed for being needlessly complex with its keypad inclusion.
To address half of this Atari later released the 'Pro' version which
retained all the existing buttons and added three more action buttons as
well as two bumper buttons brining the grand total up to TWENTY TWO plus