Ever wished that the thumbsticks on your PS3 or Xbox 360 controllers were a tad taller or had more grip? Aside from taping a stick or duct taping your hands to your controllers, here are cheap ways that address those complaints, courtesy of KontrolFreek.
Last we heard, the Wii U was only going to have support for one lone tablet controller, which really didn’t make a lot of sense. I mean who wants to pass the controller around when playing two player games?
Even if you thought that your footwork in your favorite dancing game was awesome, it probably pales in comparison to Vicas3, who managed to complete the entirety of Super Mario 64 on the N64 using only his feet.
Your Batman: Arkham City Experience just got a lot neater. Power A has a new Batarang controller for you would-be caped crusaders who own either a Sony PS3 or an Xbox 360. They look pretty sweet and are perfect for your Bat-cave.
And I thought I’d seen the best steampunk video game controller. This thing of beauty is the work of Minister Morbid of the custom controller maker MorbidStix. It has a (faux) antique burl wood finish, copper rivet embellishments and real leather grips.
Gears of War fans are going to love this new Gears themed controller from Evil Controllers. Are those bullet buttons? Why yes they are. I love how the skulls on red background look nice and dimensional as well.
Electronic musicians, here’s another new gadget you might just have to add to your arsenal of music-making toys. The Maschine Mikro is a moderately priced, but professional-grade music composition tool, designed for use in the studio or in live performances.
Tired of your boring old Xbox 360 controller with its monochromatic analog thumbsticks? Well here’s a cool way to bring a little color into your world. XCM has just revealed their LED thumbsticks for the Xbox 360 controller.
Into fighting games, but don’t think the PS3’s DualShock controller is right for dealing out the ultimate beat-down? Don’t want to have a giant arcade stick on your lap either? Then you might want to check out this controller, optimized for fighting games, but that still fits in the palm of your hand.
Looking for something different in a dualshock controller? Maybe something that goes with Call of Duty: Black Ops? Uncharted? Well, you are in luck. Sony has unveiled a new line of limited edition DualShock 3 PS3 controllers.
A lot of gamers swear by the great fit and button placement of the Xbox 360 controller, so it’s no surprise that a gaming peripheral manufacturer like Speedlink would sell a PC gamepad that looks a lot like the Microsoft console’s controller.
I had enough problems playing games like Street Fighter II in the arcade, with six buttons in addition to the joystick itself, so when I saw this 8×8 grid of arcade buttons, I figured there’d be no way I could ever keep up with the combo move chart for this thing.
There are tons of racing wheels out there for PS3 racing games and some of them have Force Feedback tech inside to make them more realistic. There are racing wheels for the Xbox 360 as well, but many of them just aren’t that good.
Finding the normal PS3 controller a little too rigid for your liking? Maybe you want something that has a bit of a bend to it. Something that combines the bending properties of binoculars with Sony’s controller.