What’s worse than having a complete amateur on your Battlefield 3 team? After watching the first episode of The Controller, we're going to go ahead and say: having $50,000 riding on that amateur’s performance.
Friday’s premiere of The Controller puts six FPS experts through hell. Right out of the gate, they’re run through an obstacle course that makes boot camp look clean. Then – to add salt to the wound – each pro is paired with a complete gaming novice whose performance in Battlefield 3 will determine their eligibility for the $50,000 prize. Watch as TSquared, Mrs Violence, and other famous gamers look on in horror as their untrained teammates miss shot after shot: