Tag Archives: controller

Is the ‘new’ Wii u controller actually the ‘old’ Wii U controller?

Twitter faux pas, fake, PR stunt or employee blunder? Who knows, but in the mean time there’s nothing to stop us speculating! This morning MCV revealed a picture leaked by a TT Games employee on Twitter that showed an altered version of the Wii U controller currently being used at …

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TT Games tester reveals redesigned Wii U controller

A QA tester for UK developer Traveller’s Tales has committed what those in the trade describe as a bit of a boo-boo” by leaking a picture of Nintendo’s redesigned Wii U hardware. The poor fellow in question has subsequently realised the potentially job-losing scale of his error and removed the …

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Joy Ride sequel ditches Kinect

A sequel to Xbox 360 title Kinect Joy Ride has been announced and surprisingly this time the game will not use the console’s motion sensor. Although it will now require the use of a joypad to play, Joy Ride Turbo remains familiar to its predecessor in nearly every other way, …

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Zynga boss hints at Xbox partnership?

Mark Pincus, the boss of social and casual gaming giant Zynga, has hinted at what appears to be a possible partnership with Microsoft that could see Zynga titles appear on Xbox. Speaking of cross-device compatibility, Pincus told GigaOM that: "Right now we are building back-end technology, so that your game …

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White Xbox 360 Kinect bundle inbound

Microsoft is bringing a white version of its Xbox 360 S to the UK. A new SKU called the Xbox 360 Kinect Bundle will include a glossy white 4GB console (as in, no hard drive), a white Kinect sensor, white controller and a three month Xbox Live Gold subscription. The …

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Vita doubles up as PS3 controller for MvC3

Gamers will be able to use the PlayStation Vita to control PS3 games such as Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. Capcom says owners of the upcoming Sony handheld – which is due out in the UK on February 22nd – will be able to use it as the ultimate controller” …

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Wii U could support two tablets after all

Nintendo engineers are working hard to upgrade Wii U so that it can simultaneously support two tablet controllers, sister site Develop understands. Nintendo and development partners had previously indicated that only one tablet controller could work with the system, due to technical limitations. But Develop’s source, speaking on the condition …

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Blizzard: ‘Diablo III feels better with 360 controller’

Highly anticipated PC RPG Diablo III plays even better” with an Xbox 360 controller, says the game’s director. Jay Wilson told PC Gamer about the challenges Blizzard faces of working on its first console port, as well as its advantages. One of the reasons why we’re exploring the idea of …

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Avenger controller coming to PS3

Peripherals firm N-Control is releasing a PS3 version of its bizarre Avenger controller later this year. The device is technically an external adapter that houses the existing Sony joypad, adding a number of new controls that will help gamers react to in-game situations quicker. Through a series of levels, pulleys …

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Xbox 360 gets Wireless Speed Wheel

Microsoft is to launch a brand new official steering wheel accessory for Xbox 360. Called the Wireless Speed Wheel, the peripheral features all standard controller buttons aside from analogue sticks and bumpers, as well as haptic feedback and rumble. Presumably, as it has no static base it will control via …

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