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Tag: Controller

Synthglove: Nintendo Power Glove as Midi Controller

Synthglove: Nintendo Power Glove as Midi Controller
Got a spare Nintendo Power Glove sitting around? Why not do something cool with it like turning it into a modern musical instrument? That’s what synth hacker Denkitribe did when he rewired an old Famicom/NES Power Glove to control an Arduino-based controller circuit.

Xbox 360 Controller Pillows: Those Aren’t Controllers!

Xbox 360 Controller Pillows: Those Aren’t Controllers!
Does your girlfriend really love you? You know how you can tell? Did she make you a giant Xbox 360 controller pillow for your birthday, or did she not? Well some lucky guy named Joe has just that girl.

Wiipod Might be the Best Wii Remote Mp3 Player Ever

Wiipod Might be the Best Wii Remote Mp3 Player Ever
It’s a pretty cool idea, this notion of turning a Wii remote into a music player, but modder goteking took this to all sorts of crazy new places. Here we have a Wii remote with headphones: Awesome!

Street Fighter 4 Cell Phone Strapya Joystick: Combo Moves on the Go

Street Fighter 4 Cell Phone Strapya Joystick: Combo Moves on the Go
The Japanese have managed to create an entire cottage industry out of selling crap you can hang off of your cell phone known as “Strapya”. The latest Strapya: this Street Fighter IV mini arcade joystick. The tiny controller actually yells out samples of your favorite character’s voices when you pull of their combo moves using the mini joystick and game buttons.

Atari Terminator Grenade Joystick: Controllers That Time Forgot

Atari Terminator Grenade Joystick: Controllers That Time Forgot
I have a very vague memory of playing with one of these Terminator joysticks on my old Atari computer system back in the 80s. I can’t believe somebody managed to dig one of these oddities up.

Just in Case Playing Wii Wasn’T Embarassing Enough: Inflatable Saddle Controller Patent

Just in Case Playing Wii Wasn’T Embarassing Enough: Inflatable Saddle Controller Patent
Imagine this scenario: you’re in the living room. A magical world unfolds on the television screen, a world filled with flowers and butterflies, a world with a golden road unspooling before you. It’s a road that might lead anywhere.

Wireless Xbox 360 Arcade Joysticks for Pulling Off Your Ultimate Combo Moves

Wireless Xbox 360 Arcade Joysticks for Pulling Off Your Ultimate Combo Moves
These arcade joysticks don’t just look gorgeous, they’re actually only one of two wireless arcade sticks I’ve ever seen for the Xbox 360 (the only other one I’m aware of is Dream Arcade’s new Dream Stick).

Sony Patents Their Part of the Motion-Controlled Future

Sony Patents Their Part of the Motion-Controlled Future
Move over, Project Natal and Wii-mote: here comes Sony, trying to break into the let’s-make-it-real movement with a new patent for image-scanning with their EyeToy camera. Oh, did you think I meant their oddly-shaped wand controller from E3?

NES Controller Doorbell: I’D Hit That

NES Controller Doorbell: I’D Hit That
To whoever made this fun doorbell: wouldn’t it be more awesome if you had to punch in the Konami code before it rang? Requiring the code will also deter naughty neighbors who’ll no doubt be compelled to play with the doorbell.

Wifipad Turns Your iPhone Into a Wireless Game Controller

Wifipad Turns Your iPhone Into a Wireless Game Controller
I just came across this nifty new free app over on the iTunes App Store that lets you use your iPhone or iPod Touch to control video games on your computer. WifiPad provides you with the ability to control any game that uses the keyboard on your computer over a Wi-fi connection.

This Guitar Hero Uses a Real Guitar

This Guitar Hero Uses a Real Guitar
This isn’t about being amazing at Guitar Hero; lots of people are amazing Guitar Hero players. No, this little patch of the internet is dedicated to being amazing at doing the obvious (and I mean that in a good way).

Logitech Flight System G940: for Serious Virtual Pilots

Logitech Flight System G940: for Serious Virtual Pilots
Logitech continue their quest to serve the deep-pocketed hardcore gamers with the upcoming Flight System G940. The G940 is a combination of a force feedback joystick, a dual throttle and foot pedals and has more than 250 programmable button options, giving you easy access and total control of everything, from takeoff to landing to launching missiles to turning your opponent’s monitor off.

Project Natal for Xbox 360 Could Put Microsoft Ahead of Wii With Controller-Free Gaming

Project Natal for Xbox 360 Could Put Microsoft Ahead of Wii With Controller-Free Gaming
Microsoft today took the wraps off of their new input device for the Xbox 360, known as Project Natal. The new technology does away with traditional controllers and lets player use their full body to interact with video games and the Xbox 360 interface.

Tiny Felt Playstation Controllers to Hang on Your Gadgets

Tiny Felt Playstation Controllers to Hang on Your Gadgets
There’s something just so wrong it’s right about these tiny little Sony PlayStation controllers that you can hang all over the place. As shown in the picture above, these miniature felt PlayStation controllers look perfect hanging from your Sony PSP (or even better yet on your Nintendo DS).

That’S No SNES Controller: Going Old School for the Xbox 360

That’S No SNES Controller: Going Old School for the Xbox 360
Would you sacrifice that second analog stick for an Xbox 360 controller infinitely cooler (probably) than the one you usually use? What if it gave you an advantage? What if it was an Advantage, as in an SNES Advantage?

Cool.Con Reflexology Remote Control Fixes What Ails You While You Channel Surf

Cool.Con Reflexology Remote Control Fixes What Ails You While You Channel Surf
Nope, this spiky orb-shaped device isn’t some sort of controller for the latest Sonic the Hedgehog game. It’s actually just a universal remote control – in a really weird package, with a really weird secondary purpose.