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Respawn helping Microsoft to ‘fix’ Xbox One pad’s ‘overly twitchy’ controls

Titantfall developer Respawn has convinced Microsoft to patch in some changes to the Xbox One’s controller. The console’s February patch will, amongst other things, alter some of the joypad’s settings. "It’s just fixing the controller input, really," Titanfall design lead Justin Hendry told The Verge. "It wasn’t really where we …

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Purple and black Xbox 360 chrome pads on the way

Microsoft is adding two new models to its Xbox 360 chrome joypad range. Two SKUs – one purple and the other black – will be released at the beginning of March in the US for $54.99. There are some exclusivity deals in place, too, with the purple model being stocked …

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No LED switch-off for PS4’s DualShock 4

Sony will not be offering the option to switch off the DualShock 4’s rear LED in a future update. Sony’s president of worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida simply replied no” when asked about the possibility on Twitter, adding that the LEDs do not use much battery”. Some users have complained not …

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Limited Edition Titanfall Xbox One controller is a GAME exclusive

Microsoft has revealed a Limited Edition Titanfall controller for Xbox One. It will be available on or before Titanfall’s release on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC on March 14th. The device will be a GAME exclusive in the UK. The design is inspired from one of the game’s guns, …

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Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

300 beta testers will get their hands on the Valve-produced Steam Box and its new touch-based controller. Valve has announced up to 300 selected Steam Machine beta testers will be notified at 2pm PDT today and will receive the devices later this week. The living room PCs will ship this …

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Patent hints at possible new PS4 Move controller

Sony could be preparing a new version of its Move controller for PS4. That’s if a patent unearthed by CVG for a device called a ‘Flat Joystick Controller’ that bears more than a passing resemblance to the PS3’s Move but features a touchpad style interface on the front. "A controller …

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PS4’s DualShock 4 loses analogue face buttons

The DualShock 4 brings a lot of new features to the PlayStation party, but one bit of functionality has been lost on the way. VentureBeat reports that the DualShock 3’s face buttons were analogue. This meant they were pressure sensitive, so as well as telling the PS3 if they were …

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The DualShock 4 works on PS3… sort of

Is it exciting that you’re going to be able to use the PS4’s new DualShock 4 controller with your PS3? The internet seems to think so. As discovered in a Computer Spiele video below, the DualShock 4 seems to work on PS3 providing it’s plugged in. There are some caveats, …

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Sega gives Steam Machines thumbs up

Last week digital games giant Steam announced plans to launch into the living room. The firm unveiled its own operating system (SteamOS), announced plans for series of ‘Steam Machines’, and even showed off a new controller designed specifically for PC games and genres. Sega went hands-on with the device at …

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DualShock 4 will offer some sort of basic PC functionality

PC owners will be able to connect the PS4’s DualShock 4 controller to their machine and enjoy basic functionality”. That’s according to Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida who, as spotted by Joystiq, confirmed on Twitter over the weekend that the controller will work when connected to a PC – something …

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