If nothing but a real gamepad will do for you, this Samsung Epic 4G mod is right up your alley. Basically, a modder / gamer from BrainLazy removed the original keypad and replaced it with a functional gamepad. Video after the break.

When Phawx over at BrainLazy decided to take an X-Acto knife to his Epic 4G’s keypad, he knew what he was doing: both challenging Apple’s place in the world of cellphone-based gaming and encouraging other manufacturers to step up to the plate.

[via Engadget]