They sell a bundle now without the controller.I honestly think that for a system to be successful at gaming it has to come bundled with a controller. Trying to market a game on a platform that requires people to go out and buy a $50 accessory just to play it is a very hard sell. This is why NVIDIA insists on bundling the shield with a controller and you can't buy one without it.
Gaming on smartphones has gone downhill the past few years. Developers focus on making simple and addictive games that result in users making spending silly money onin-app purchases.Great games? They have many games not sure about a lot that are great.