I will never unsee this Sonic Nintendo Switch controller design fail

Sonic HoriPad controller
(Image credit: Hori)

Video game controllers come in all shapes and sizes, and no design is guaranteed to please everyone. From PS5's DualSense to the Gucci Xbox collab, we've seen some shockers in our time. And the list has another addition, courtesy of everyone's favourite blue blur.

Just in time for the new film, Hori has announced a Sonic-themed Nintendo Switch controller – and as far as design goes, this thing is anything but minimal. With logos galore and some unfortunate joystick placement, it already has gamers talking. (Want to start gaming? Check out the best Nintendo Switch deals available now.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.