Tag Archives: peripheral

Darth Vader PS4 controller to be sold standalone

Star Wars fans looking to show their affection for the Dark Side will be able to pick up anew Darth Vader-themed pad for the PS4. The black controller was originally announced as part of the Darth Vader-themed PS4 bundle, which also includes a copy of upcoming shooter Battlefront and four …

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Xbox One Elite controller will be in short supply until December

Microsoft’s premium game pad for the Xbox One has almost sold out at retail. The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller was released last week, costing 120, and includes a range of customisation options and additional features for gamers looking to tweak their playing experience. At over double the standard Xbox One …

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Xbox One Elite controller arrives next month

The upcoming Xbox One Elite controller will arrive next month, according to its listing on the Microsoft Store. The peripheral’sstore pagenow displays a release date of October 27th, meaning it will launch alongside Halo 5: Guardians. The $150 controller features swappable thumbsticks and D-pads, interchangeable paddles allowing for less hand …

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Accessories Update: Logitech G29 Driving Force and Turtle Beach Stealth 420X headset

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, Logitech takes the wheel on PS4 with the G29 Driving Force and Turtle Beach expands its Xbox One wireless headset offering Logitech G29 Driving Force The Logitech G29 Driving Force is a force feedback racing wheel …

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Third party Wii U GameCube controller adapter available online

Wii U Smash Bros owners unwilling to pay the current high prices for the official GameCube adapter now have another option. As spotted by NintendoLife, import site Play Asia is currently taking order on an unofficial GameCube controller adapter that’s compatible with Wii U, PC and Mac. It costs just …

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Mad Catz reveals £250 transforming controller

A new games controller that changes shape according to the device it is being used with has been unveiled by Mad Catz. The Batarang-like LYNX 9 Mobile Hybrid Controller can be used standalone with a PC (via Bluetooth) but will also transform to either hold an Android smartphone or even …

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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 …

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SOURCEBOOK: PDP

Our series of profiles of leading games service and creative firms continues with PDP. Performance Designed Products Sector:Gaming Accessories and MerchandiseYear Established:1990Number of employees:160Address:Siena Court, Broadway, Maidenhead, SL6 1NJ Key contacts:Chris Spearing, Managing Director – Europe: chris.spearing@pdp.comDavid Nelson, Sales Manager – UK: dave.nelson@pdp.comDavid Cornwell, Sales Manager – Europe: david.cornwell@pdp.comRuta Gavrilkeviciute, …

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VIDEO: Sony announces PlayStation Move Racing Wheel

Sony has shown off its latest peripheral the PlayStation Move Racing Wheel. The wheel utilises Sony’s motion controller to create a racing wheel for driving, motorcycles and flying. It features adjustable handles, a twisting grip for motorcycle games and rumble on each side. Games that will support the wheel include …

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Nintendo confirms 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro

It was a surprise when the 3DS XL was revealed without a second circle pad – that it’s getting a Circle Pad Pro expansion is perhaps less of a surprise. Andraisang reports the company has confirmed such a peripheral, and that it will be released in 2012. However, considering the …

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