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Mastering Android Game Development by Raul Portales

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Physical controllers

Time to move into a type of controller that hardcore gamers love: physical ones.

There are a few devices that have a controller included as a part of their hardware. Some notable examples are XPeria Play—one of the pioneer phones that had a sliding gamepad—and Nvidia Shield, the latest in this category.

XPeria Play was one of the first devices with an integrated gamepad:

Physical controllers

Nvidia Shield is one of the most powerful Android devices with a gamepad:

Physical controllers

On the other hand, there are many brands that build game controllers for smartphones and ...

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