Entries in 'gamepad' (15)

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze shuns Wii U GamePad display

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze shuns Wii U GamePad display

Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U title Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze could be a sign of things to come on the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Microsoft: $100m spent on Xbox One gamepad R&D

Microsoft: $100m spent on Xbox One gamepad R&D

A whopping $100m was spent on research and development for Xbox One's controller, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 21st 2013 at 5:12AM in News
You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

Nintendo has released a 700MB firmware patch for Wii U that introduces a particularly interesting bit of functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 10:09AM in News
Apple to launch official iOS gamepad - report

Apple to launch official iOS gamepad - report

Apple is to launch an official gamepad for iOS devices “soon”, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 11:08AM in News

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One moaning git leads to Wii U TV ad ban

One moaning git leads to Wii U TV ad ban

A single, solitary and most likely lonely person has led to the banning of a Nintendo Wii U TV ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console is coming, promises GamePad play

Wii U Virtual Console is coming, promises GamePad play

Nintendo has said that development of the Wii U version of the Virtual Console is ongoing – and furthermore, it promises GamePad compatibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
The Wii U Gamepad can apparently do 3D

The Wii U Gamepad can apparently do 3D

Nintendo’s Wii U Gamepad apparently has a significant bit of added functionality that we’ve not heard about – it can display in 3D.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 9:54AM in News
WII U TRADE GUIDE: Getting to know U

WII U TRADE GUIDE: Getting to know U

The next generation starts here. James Batchelor provides everything you need to know about Nintendo Wii U

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 26th 2012 at 11:00AM in News

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Wii U: What is and is not in the box

Wii U: What is and is not in the box

Nintendo has, amongst other details this morning, confirmed what will be included with the Wii U in both of its launch SKUs in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2012 at 10:34AM in News
Archos GamePad marries tablet touchscreen with Vita-like controls

Archos GamePad marries tablet touchscreen with Vita-like controls

A seven-inch Google tablet with Vita-like physical controls that costs less than a Nexus 7?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2012 at 10:31AM in News
Twin Wii U GamePad support not available at launch

Twin Wii U GamePad support not available at launch

News that Nintendo’s Wii U WILL support two GamePads after all has come as a relief – but don’t expect the feature to be ready for launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 10:56AM in News
E3 2012: Wii U GamePad charge lasts 3-5 hours

E3 2012: Wii U GamePad charge lasts 3-5 hours

Nintendo has confirmed that the Wii U GamePad will run for between three and five hours per charge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 8:27AM in News

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NINTENDO: Wii U multi-gamepad support confirmed

NINTENDO: Wii U multi-gamepad support confirmed

Nintendo has listened to early critics of its Wii U system by making perhaps the most important pre-release upgrade yet – multiple controller support.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2012 at 5:20PM in News
E3 2012: Wii U controller christened 'Wii U GamePad'

E3 2012: Wii U controller christened 'Wii U GamePad'

Nintendo used a surprise pre-E3 video announcement to show off the final form of the Wii U controller today.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 4th 2012 at 12:02AM in News
Harmonix reveals new Rock Band game, abandons instruments

Harmonix reveals new Rock Band game, abandons instruments

The Rock Band brand is returning – though it has ditched its famous instrument peripherals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2012 at 10:48AM in News