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Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini’s biggest problem

Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini has been a big hit. Less well received, however, has been the length of the wires that connect to its controller. While various workarounds exist, the fact remains that the controller included in the box has a ridiculously short wire, forcing users to sit right up …

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New add-on allows HTC Vive to go wireless

Having said just moments ago that wireless ‘full VR’ was surely nearly here, it’s just been revealed that indeed it is! UploadVR reports that HTC has just now announced an expansion for its Vive headset that allows the user to ditch the wired tether to the PC. Made by TPCAST, …

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PC wireless adapter for Xbox One controller arrives next week

Microsoft has revealed the PC wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers will release early next week. Dubbed the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows, the product will be availablethrough Microsoft directlyas well as various retailers includingGAMEstarting October 20th. The adapter includes headphone and party chat support through the controller, which according …

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Wireless Xbox One controller support for PC coming ‘later this year’

Gamers will be able to use their wireless Xbox One controllers with their PCs later this year. Microsoft has revealed that it will be releasing an adaptor for the Xbox One gamepad so that it can be used wirelessly with PCs later this year. Taking to Xbox Wire, the firm …

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PS3 adds wireless DualShock 4 compatibility

The latest PS3 firmware update has quietly added wireless compatibility for Sony’s latest DualShock 4 controller. The DS4 was already compatible with some titles when connected to PS3 via a wire, but this is the first time that it’s been usable wirelessly. Note that some compatibility issues remain and the …

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Nintendo wins DS patent challenge

An attempt by a Texas company to sting Nintendo for an alleged patent infringement with its DS design has been dismissed. CVG reports that in 2009 Wall Wireless LLC tried to sue Nintendo regarding one of is wireless communication technology patents. However, some five years later both the Japanese Patent …

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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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PS4 1.6 system update arrives tomorrow, brings new headset support

Sony will tomorrow (February 4th) release the 1.6 firmware update for PS4, bringing with it support for Sony’s 7.1 Pulse Wireless headset. The platform holder has also announced its 79.99 7.1 Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 for PS4, which will be released on February 10th. It’s compatible either with PS4 using …

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Mad Catz reveals wireless Xbox One racing wheel

Those eying up a launch day Xbox One purchase with Forza 5 now a very tempting additional option. Kotaku reports that Mad Catz has revealed the console’s first wireless racing wheel. It boasts force feedback, adjustable foot pedals (that can have their resistance, height and spacing tweaked) and is lined …

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Wii U development grumbles emerge online

01net has acquired somewhat of a reputation for reliable Nintendo gossip, particularly after the recent hard-to-believe but actually very real leak of a joypad add-on for 3DS. And the latest story to emerge from the French site is that developers are struggling with early builds of the Nintendo Wii U. …

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