There’s absolutely eff all going on today, so we’re going to pad out our article quota with an animated GIF. To be fair, this addictive image loop is fascinating, as it shows the often subtle evolution of the PlayStation’s iconic controller, from its original grayscale guise on the PSone all the way through to its not-so radical PlayStation 4 redesign.

Watching this, we didn’t realise that the DualShock 3 adopted a slightly different mould to its PlayStation 2 predecessor. In all, though, we’re just glad that Sony’s stuck to its guns with regards to the placement of the peripheral’s analogue sticks – anyone that prefers an asymmetrical setup can quietly let themselves out through the back door.

[source gadgetlove.com]