Tag Archives: joypad

VIDEO: Microsoft explores new Xbox One controller

A new video from Microsoft details some of the improvements made in Xbox One’s new joypad. There’s lots of details in the seven-minute clip, offering an insight into not only the structural design of the device but also the thoughts that led to some of the changes. For instance, Microsoft …

Read More »

Xbox One joypad PC compatibility planned for 2014

Microsoft has plans to add PC compatibility to the Xbox One’s swanky new joypad. The Xbox 360 joypad is already an essential purchase for dedicated PC gamers, but Microsoft no doubt hopes that the dozens of improvements made to the new accessory will prompt PC gamers to make the upgrade. …

Read More »

Official Xbox One controller and headset prices revealed

The US Official Microsoft Store has revealed the pre-order prices for the first Xbox One accessories. The Xbox One controller is priced at $59.99. That’s around 40 in real money, although of course the price is unlikely to translate in this way – expect perhaps a 50 price tag in …

Read More »

Android gaming phone peripheral MOGA arriving in UK next month

Another company is having a stab at trying to make a success of the mobile gaming peripheral market. The MOGA Mobile Gaming System comes in two flavours – Pocket and Pro. Each allows users to cradle their smartphone in a front-facing socket and then control their games with an attached …

Read More »

Xbox 720 controller largely unchanged; GameStop boss says new machine is "very hot"

The controller used with Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox is nearly identical to the model that ships with Xbox 360. That’s according to Kotaku, which has word from sources that both the new console and its controllers are currently in the hands of developers. The only noticeable difference is said to be …

Read More »

Apple to launch official iOS gamepad – report

Apple is to launch an official gamepad for iOS devices soon”, according to a report. As reported byPocketGamer, the dedicated controller is set to be formally announced at the mobile giant’s annual press event in April. A number of developers said although they have yet to see the gamepad first-hand, …

Read More »

PS4 to abandon DualShock design – report

Sony’s PlayStation 4 will be the first machine in the series to abandon the DualShock joypad design, according to online reports. CVG claims to have word from a studio source working on an unspecified Sony game who says that several designs have been tossed about, some of which are closer …

Read More »

Gameloft announces Bluetooth iOS joypad

Yet another Bluetooth iOS controller is on the way courtesy of leading developer Gameloft. What differentiates the Duo Gamer, however, is that it’s the first of its kind to be officially certified by Apple. Existing peripherals, such as the arcade-emulating iCade, work by tricking iOS into thinking they are a …

Read More »

Limited Edition Halo 4 Xbox 360 console confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed the Limited Edition halo 4 Xbox 360 console SKU. Unveiled at the San Diego Comic Con, the bundle contains a Halo 4 themed console and two themed UNSC pads. Also in the box is a wired headset, some exclusive in-game DLC, an avatar t-shirt and a standard …

Read More »

Epic’s Rein talks Surface’s Xbox gaming credentials

One of the world’s leading developers sees Microsoft’s new Surface tablet as a viable games platform for the years ahead. Epic co-founder Mark Rein has expressed his desire to get his company’s Unreal Engine – one of the cornerstones of modern games development – up and running on the device. …

Read More »