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Tag: Controller

Nintendo Moves 46k Wii Remotes Daily in America

Nintendo Moves 46k Wii Remotes Daily in America
For the first year or so of the Wii being on the market, it was nearly impossible to find one. Many people wanted the console just because they were so hard to find. Once the console was available everywhere and people could just walk in and buy one the popularity started to diminish a bit.

Power Gig Music Game Gets Sweet Handmade Six String Guitar Controller

Power Gig Music Game Gets Sweet Handmade Six String Guitar Controller
When I was a kid I had a short attention span, and often left things half done. I took guitar lessons for a few months until I realized that you had to practice and couldn’t just play Funky Town day one.

Steelseries Unveils New Mouse for Warcraft Geeks

Steelseries Unveils New Mouse for Warcraft Geeks
Gamers are some of the geekiest computer users you will find. These guys are betting the can get gamers to upgrade a perfectly good mouse just to get a new one that has artwork from their favorite game.

Awesomest Wii Controller Yet is Built With LEGO

Awesomest Wii Controller Yet is Built With LEGO
I tried for a long time to buy a Wii when they were so popular, and it took months to finally get my hands on one. After the novelty wore off, we rarely play the thing anymore.

Thrustmaster Hotas Warthog Controller is Straight From the a-10c

Thrustmaster Hotas Warthog Controller is Straight From the a-10c
I have long thought that one of the coolest aircraft flying to day in the military world is the A-10C Warthog. The thing may be a bit ugly, but anytime a designer builds the gun as the main component of an aircraft and then straps the pilot around that gun, I am interested.

Nintendo Game Controller Synths Beep and Bleep Their Way Back From the Dead

Nintendo Game Controller Synths Beep and Bleep Their Way Back From the Dead
I certainly don’t remember my old Nintendo controller making crazy sounds, but I actually rather like the idea of building synthesizers into old video game controllers. Gadget hacker Michael Rucci builds his audio mods into old electronic toys and other salvaged parts, but my personal faves are his Nintendo controller synths.

The Tablecloth Hour: Weird Japanese Game Du Jour

The Tablecloth Hour: Weird Japanese Game Du Jour
Taito, the creators of the original Space Invaders have been testing a new arcade game that involves yanking a tablecloth off a virtual table without knocking over all the stuff on the table. Weird, huh? Would you expect anything less in a Japanese arcade?

Abxy Controller Coasters: for Coffee Table Combo Moves

Abxy Controller Coasters: for Coffee Table Combo Moves
These drink coasters are the ultimate accessory for video gamers – especially if you have an Xbox 360. Created by CbSew, each set of four coasters comes with a yellow “Y”, blue “X”, red “B” and green “A” button to keep your coffee table from getting ruined by all those cans of Mountain Dew, Red Bull and Bawls. 

4-Port PS3 Controller USB Charger for $8: No Reason Not to Buy One

4-Port PS3 Controller USB Charger for $8: No Reason Not to Buy One
…unless of course you already have a charger. Or you only have one controller. Or you don’t have a PS3. Seriously though, while this isn’t the cheapest PS3 controller charger out there, I’m pretty sure it’s the cheapest 4-port charger.

Super Eyeball Mario Bros.

Super Eyeball Mario Bros.
Well here’s a different way to play Super Mario Bros 2… with your eyeballs. The guys at Waterloo Labs rigged up an eye-tracking contraption using electrodes placed around each eye, then mapped through a custom circuit and a Single-Board RIO system to convert eye movements into joystick movements on the NES.

Nexilux Guitar Controller: for Music Minimalists

Nexilux Guitar Controller: for Music Minimalists
If you’re into the Rock Band or Guitar Hero games but don’t want to lug around a full-size guitar when you’re popping over to a friend’s house to play, you might want to check out this compact guitar.

Rollermouse Free: the Exact Opposite of the Magic Trackpad

Rollermouse Free: the Exact Opposite of the Magic Trackpad
Like many of Apple’s products, the Magic Trackpad is more form than function – it looks great but it’s not very practical. On the other hand, Contour Design’s design philosophy seems to be the opposite of that.

Hitachi Gesture-Based Interface: Why Do We Hate Buttons So Much?

Hitachi Gesture-Based Interface: Why Do We Hate Buttons So Much?
Seriously, will the future be button-less? What’s up with this surge of motion- and gesture-based UIs? Aside from Microsoft and Sony working on motion-based gaming controllers, Hitachi is also currently working on a Minority Report-ish interface.

Apple Magic Trackpad Gets Official Price, Released Today

Apple Magic Trackpad Gets Official Price, Released Today
Remember that Apple trackpad we thought was coming a few weeks back? Well we were right with our intelligence on the hardware, just wrong on the date. The good news is that the hardware is real, and you can buy it right now.

Letcool Handheld Game Emulator Offers 2-Player Goodness in Your Pocket

Letcool Handheld Game Emulator Offers 2-Player Goodness in Your Pocket
The latest in handheld emulators, the Letcool N350JP tries to one-up other portables by adding on something they don’t offer – a pair of external controllers for two-player fun. The compact system comes with emulators for the Super Nintendo, NES, Sega Genesis, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance, but if it’s anything like the other portable emulators out there, you can bet there will be more emulators, and probably a Linux build for it at some point.

Pro Pack Mini Wii Controllers Make It Even Easier for My Daughter to Beat Me at Wii Golf

Pro Pack Mini Wii Controllers Make It Even Easier for My Daughter to Beat Me at Wii Golf
I remember the innocent days when the Wii was new to my house and my daughter was too young to care that it had games and stuff. When she turned five she started to show interest in Wii Golf and played with my son and me a bit.