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Valve's Steam controller prototype now looks more like your father's controller (pictures)

Valve unveiled its latest controller prototype for its Steam Machine line. This new one looks more like a traditional gamepad compared to previous iteration.

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New controller

Valve's latest Steam controller prototype is an improvement on the previous version, but still has a way to go before it's a viable interface solution.
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Comfortable fit

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Definitely different

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Still some issues

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Weird

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Prototype

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