All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘controllers’

Brazilian FCC Leaks Amazon Game Controller

It’s been rumored for a while now that Amazon has been working on a set-top box/game console. While details are on the actual set top box itself are scarce, a new leak has pretty much confirmed that Amazon is entering the market soon. ZatzNotFunny reports that Brazil’s version of the FCC, Anatel, has posted images of an Amazon game controller. …

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Titanfall-Branded Xbox One Controller Unveiled

Microsoft has locked-up EA’s Titanfall as an exclusive for Xbox consoles (and PC), and it certainly intends to go all the way with its marketing efforts in the lead-up to the game’s March 11 launch. Whether or not Titanfall actually end up being the next big console multiplayer shooter, Microsoft has made sure that the brand will be synonymous with …

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MOGA Ace Power Will Give Your iOS Games The Gamepad They Deserve

Some of the biggest hits in mobile gaming can be simply controlled via a few simple touch gestures. Other games require a bit more finesse, however, and touch controls can never truly replicate the precision of a physical controller. That’s where MOGA comes in. MOGA, a company that makes mobile controllers for Android devices, will be the first out of …

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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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Xbox One Controller Will Cost You A Pretty Penny

The PS3 and Xbox 360 normalized the idea of paying more than $50 for a controller. That trend will not just continue with the next generation of consoles, but they’re also going to become more expensive. Over the weekend, Microsoft announced the prices for some of the accessories that will launch alongside the Xbox One. A wireless controller for 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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PlayStation 4 Could Abandon DualShock Controllers [RUMOR]

CVG is reporting that Sony may be abandoning the familiar DualShock design for the controllers accompanying its next-generation console. The report cites a “senior games studio source working on an upcoming Sony game” as saying that, of the designs he or she has seen for the new controller, most of them are not the DualShock design. The DualShock design has …

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Look! Another Angry Birds USB Slingshot Controller

Back in May, Rovio announced that downloads for the Angry Birds series had topped 1 billion. Simply put, that’s a hell of a lot of Angry Birds, Rio, Seasons, and the new Angry Birds Space being played. So it’s clear that people still have an interest in birds as projectiles. And if you’re someone who still loves a little pig …

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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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This Angry Birds USB Slingshot Is The Best Thing Since The Duck Hunt Gun

Are you still in love with Angry Birds, but sick of that repetitive finger sliding motion necessary to launch the little guys? In what appears to be the most intriguing game-appropriate controller since the big orange gun in Duck Hunt, “rapid prototyping for microcontroller” company mbed has developed a big wooden slingshot with which to destroy those smug pigs. Here’s …

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Hot Pocket Dispenser Is The Lazy, Hungry Gamer’s Dream Come True

How many times have you been playing Skyrim and thought “the only thing that would make this better is food?” My personal answer is 100+ times. If you’ve ever thought this, it most likely follows that you’ve wound up making some food. And what’s a good gamer fuel? Hot Pockets, of course. But once your molten hot factory-produced meat pastry …

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