The game, the console, the controller. In most cases these are the three things you need when you want to play a video game, and while all three are essential, I would argue the controller is most important of all. It is the piece that makes video games different, the tool that connects you to the in-game world. When a controller is good it just works, and you might likely be too immersed in the game to notice just how good it is. Nintendo has a history of making great controllers, known for their functionality as well as their uniqueness. In its 30 years in the game business, the company has amassed a large collection of controllers under its name, and here is a list of the ten best.