I don't know how the Onion constantly comes up with funny and unique satire. They seem to really hit the mark more often than not. As far as this fake controller idea, I bet some people would like to see it become a reality!
The irony, is that if Nintendo actually did this, and released it prior to a new Mario Party, they'd probably be perpetually sold out of it, and would make millions on just that controller alone.
On a separate note, that color scheme is one I'd gladly pay for. It's quite sleek and sexy.
For the times when I rage over a game, this controller will come in handy. Heck, I remember tossing my Wiimote around.