For winning the Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition PSN event Rockstar Games held on November 18, Florida’s Alvin Ogando walked away with a pair of custom PlayStation 3 controllers that look like someone tossed them in a clothes dryer with a black Sharpie. Congratulations?
As the image indicates, these are a pair of custom hand painted Dualshock 3 controllers, which means that someone, somewhere, actually sat down and did this on purpose. When they were done they set each controller down, considered the end result, and possibly nodding approvingly and congratulating themselves on a job well done. I’d like to imagine an older family member patting them on the back and then walking away, rolling their eyes and sighing.
Thankfully the pair isn’t something Rockstar plans on selling; you can only win them through special, easily avoidable sweepstakes events. And if you do happen to wind up with a pair, friendly game store clerks are standing by to swap out your used controller with something less unattractive.