NES Advantage

Arcade Stick
Date of appearance: 1986
Trademark: Nintendo
Manufacturer: Nintendo
Made in: Japan
Photo: Evan Amos
Tags: nintendo, nes

The NES Advantage, a video game controller for the NES console made by Nintendo and released in 1986. Only released in North America, it was an marketed as an alternative to the joypad controller, as many people still preferred the joysticks that had been popular with systems like the Atari 2600. The controller also offers advanced options like turbo and slow motion, something common on third-party controllers at the time.

NES Advantage