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First official PS4 media remote due ‘before Christmas’ in UK

The first officially-licensed remote control for the PS4 has been released in the US, with a UK launch expected before the end of the year. PDP’s Universal Media Remote was first announced back in July, with a US date originally set for October 31st. UK pricing and release details were …

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Smartphone app can remotely turn on PS4s for downloads

Sony’s president of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed an interesting bit of functionality for PS4. Speaking on Twitter, the exec revealed that consumers who buy a PS4 title using the corresponding smartphone app can remotely prompt their PS4 consoles to turn on and download the game. The machine will …

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Introducing the remote control car that’s also a game controller

A unique remote control car that can be used to play a PC game hits shelves in July, courtesy of Revell. The Revellutions range of RC toys will feature interchangeable parts, water resistant shells and a USB cable that connects them to a PC.Consumers can also use the car’s remote …

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Steam launches remote game downloads feature

Valve has brought Steam’s remote downloads feature out of beta, letting users of the digital distribution service manage their personal game catalogs through browsers and mobile apps. Users may log into the Steam website or use Steam’s iOS/Android mobile app to access their library anywhere, and download items such as …

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Valve launches remote Steam download service

Steam users can now initiate downloads and manage their games through a web browser or mobile device. A new Steam Beta client has gone live which, once installed, lets users download titles while they’re out which will become ready to play when they get home. Players have to make sure …

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Gold Wiimote for Skyward Sword

A limited edition gold Wiimote will be released alongside The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It will be available in a bundle alongside the new Zelda game when the game is released on November 18th in the UK. As is the way with all modern Wiimotes, it will incorporate the …

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New Xbox 360 Media Remote and Bluetooth Headset revealed

Microsoft has revealed two new accessories designed to reinvigorate the designs first debuted with the original console back in 2005. Firstly, the new Media Remote sports a very modern black styling in keeping with the Xbox 360 S that was released in 2010. It includes the functions you’d expect of …

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Wii Remote sells 65.3m in US

Nintendo has announced that it has sold a total of 65.3m Wii Remote controllers since launch in the US alone. This averages out as 46k sales per day. Specifically, NPD data shows that 30.41m have been sold alongside Wii hardware, 12.92m have been sold with Wii Play while 18.56m stand …

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LEGO reveals custom Wii Remote

Danish block building specialist LEGO has revealed an intriguing alternative to Nintendo’s standard WiiMote – the Play & Build Remote. As is probably obvious, being a LEGO product the twist here is that users are able to build their own accessory. Well, partially at least. The unit comes more or …

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Wii Remote Plus confirmed

Nintendo has confirmed the existence of the Wii remote Plus – a new version of the standard Wii controller that integrates that Motion Plus enhancement. Kotaku first spotted the peripheral as part of a bundle including upcoming first party Wii release FlingSmash, which is set to hit North American retail …

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