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Wired Xbox One controller for PCs revealed

Microsoft is to release a wired version of its Xbox One controller for use with PCs. It’s called the Xbox One Controller + Cable for Windows and is due out in November. It has an SRP of $59.95 in the US. A UK price has yet to be announced. It …

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Evo 2014 Street Fighter IV winner used a PSone controller

A French gamer called Olivier ‘Luffy’ Hay has won the coveted Street Fighter IV prize at the 2014 Evolution Championship. Not only did he come through the loser’s bracket to do so, and not only did he win using the typically unflavoured Rose character, but he also triumphed using a …

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Xbox 360 Arctic Camouflage controller to lurk mysteriously at retail

Microsoft has a new Xbox 360 controller design on the way to retail. It’s called Arctic Camouflage and is very much in the vein of the regular Camouflage release that arrived last year. It will also support Microsoft’s transforming chrome d-pad. It’s due out in both the UK and US …

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PICTURES: Valve’s Steam Controller undergoes another redesign

Valve has released a picture of the latest iteration of its upcoming Steam Controller. It had already been confirmed that the joypad’s central touchscreen has been ditched. What we now see, however, is that in its place we have not only a four-button dpad and four Xbox-like XYAB face buttons …

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Microsoft confirms PC compatibility for existing Xbox One controllers

Drivers that allow current Xbox One controllers to work on PC WILL be released, Microsoft has insisted. OXM reports that rumours were doing the rounds suggesting a PC-specific version of the hardware was in the works that would ship with a dongle. PC owners, it alleged, would need to purchase …

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PICTURES: Amazon console controller images leaked

The first images of Amazon’s dedicated under-the-TV gaming hardware have seemingly arrived online. As reported by TechCrunch, the images from Dave Zatz – which are included below – apparently show an optional additional controller peripheral that will not actually ship with the final console. The device is largely what you …

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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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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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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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