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Ouya Gets A Better Controller, Twice The Storage

Last year, the Ouya set out to do something in the world of game consoles that had never been attempted before. They wanted to create an open platform that anybody could publish on thus opening game development to the masses. Well, it was certainly a nice idea, but a combination of lackluster support from developers and subpar hardware made the …

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Odd-Looking Steam Controller Announced by Valve

On Monday, Valve announced SteamOS, a new PC operating system tuned specifically for gaming. It followed-up that announcement on Wednesday with the reveal of Steam Machines, new hardware from Valve and its partners that will take advantage of SteamOS. Today Valve revealed the final piece of its living room strategy: the Steam controller. The controller itself is the oddest-looking video …

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PlayStation 4 Controllers to Come in Red and Blue

Yesterday, Sony announced that the PlayStation 4 will be launching in North America on November 15 and on November 29 in Europe. The reveal was the culmination of months of speculation and is, as of now, the start date for the beginning of the next-generation console wars. When Sony unveiled the PlayStation 4 in February, it chose to show the …

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PS4 Controller Unveiled With Touchpad, Share Button

Though Sony didn’t show off the look of its new console at last night’s big PlayStation 4 unveiling, the new controller for the console was heavily featured. The controller, named the “DualShock 4″ resembles Sony’s previous generation controllers, but with some significant twists. For one, the middle section of the controller has been stretched and now features a touchpad similar …

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CES 2013: Nvidia Enters The Android Gaming Market With Project SHIELD

Nvidia, makers of fine graphics cards and mobile processors, announced Sunday evening its intentions to enter the increasingly lucrative Android hardware market. Much like its other products, however, its newest device will have more of a focus on gaming than general applications. Nvidia’s new portable device is called Project SHIELD. It’s a 5-inch 720p retina display attached to a console-quality …

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Wii U GamePad Not Availalable in U.S. Stores at Launch

Nintendo really hit it out of the park during their big New York announcement event for the Wii U yesterday. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime revealed a console more powerful than either the Xbox 360 or the PlayStation 3, a large and varied lineup of games (including “hardcore” titles, and Bayonetta 2 as a console exclusive), and a streaming …

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Apple’s New Patent Is A Little Gamey

Let’s be honest – mobile gaming is here to stay. Platforms like iOS and Android have expanded gaming into new territories because there are a lot of people who can’t seem to wrap their head around a controller. The natural movements of their fingers are much easier to grasp and therefore more fun. Of course, that simplifies iOS games to …

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Cronos – Play PS3 With Xbox Controller, Vice Versa

There is a good possibility that the game controller had at least some impact on your decision when selecting a console. They all feel different and have a an impact on how you play. RaptorFire is attempting to make that point moot by offering the Cronos adapter. The Cronos adapter lets you use any controller you wish, no matter which …

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Nintendo Direct Reveals Final Wii U Gamepad And Online Capabilities

As we reported yesterday, Nintendo held one of its increasingly common Nintendo Direct presentations to discuss the “concept” behind the Wii U. We all thought it was going to be pretty uneventful, but Nintendo managed to surprise us and then some. The big news from the presentation was the redesigned Wii U controller which is now dubbed the Wii U …

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New Bluetooth Controller Coming For iOS and Android

Tired of having to use controls that cover the screen when doing some serious gaming on your mobile touch device? Snakebyte, a company that makes gaming-related peripherals, has a solution – sort of. The company today announced that it will soon be selling a bluetooth wireless controller for use with iOS and Android devices called the idroid:con. Though bluetooth controllers …

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Updated Wii U Controller Design Leaked Via Twitter

Can you believe that E3 is only a few weeks away? The most magical time of the year for gamers is almost upon us and I couldn’t be more excited. One area of the excitement comes from the mystery that is the Wii U. Nintendo has stayed tight-lipped so there’s not much to go off of and there have not …

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Xbox Getting New Chromed Out Controllers

Microsoft must have been impressed with the look of the golden chrome controller being released with the Star Wars connect bundle, because they are coming out with a whole line-up of chrome. Check out these blinged out new controllers . They will be available online and in stores in mid-May, the company says. They come in red, silver, and blue …

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