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Tag: Controller

Kade miniConsole+ Adapter: Controller Controller

Kade miniConsole+ Adapter: Controller Controller
Last month we looked at the Bliss-Box 4-Play, an adapter that lets you connect up to four classic gamepads and other controllers simultaneously to PCs, Android devices, the Raspberry Pi and the PS3. If you’re looking for an adapter that’s compatible with more systems check out the Kade miniConsole+.

Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!

Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!
As someone who’s never owned a Windows computer or any gaming computer for that matter, I was very surprised when I found out that the Mass Effect games for Windows never launched with and still don’t have native controller support. 

Bliss-Box 4-Play Retro Controller Adapter: Play Your Way

Bliss-Box 4-Play Retro Controller Adapter: Play Your Way
There are lots of third party retro-style controllers for PCs, as well as adapters that let you connect original console controllers to your computer. But Bliss-Box’s 4-Play adapter promises to be compatible with the greatest number of old controllers and can connect up to four controllers at once.

DIY Kerbal Space Program Controller: Keyboard Space Center

DIY Kerbal Space Program Controller: Keyboard Space Center
Kegan Holtzhausen’s custom modular controller for Kerbal Space Program has his fellow Kerbalnauts over the Mun. He calls it the Psimax CS40 Telemetric Joystick. Adjust your pocket rocket’s pitch and read on. Kegan used a Retex Abox enclosure to house the controller’s modules and then 3D printed the top plates.

Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R Android Gamepad & Keyboard: Full Stop on the Naming Scheme Guys

Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R Android Gamepad & Keyboard: Full Stop on the Naming Scheme Guys
Now that Android is in everything from smartphones to cars, its users can enjoy their games and other apps in more places than ever before. But if Mad Catz is to be believed, you’ll only need one controller for all of your Android devices.

Grifta Modular Gamepad: Play Anywhere, Anyhow

Grifta Modular Gamepad: Play Anywhere, Anyhow
If you thought Mad Catz’ LYNX transforming gamepad was the bees knees’, check out the Grifta. It makes the LYNX look like an SNES controller. The Grifta can be used as a normal gamepad or split into two halves.

The Realm System Resistance-based Motion Controller: Work Hard to Play Hard

The Realm System Resistance-based Motion Controller: Work Hard to Play Hard
If you liked using the Wii, the PlayStation Move or the Kinect, keep an eye on The Realm System. Like the Wii and PS Move, it has a pair of handheld motion controllers but it also has rubber resistance bands that are tied to a waist strap.

DIY PlayStation 4 Controller Battery Upgrade: Dual the Shock

DIY PlayStation 4 Controller Battery Upgrade: Dual the Shock
One of the PlayStation 4’s worst flaws is the short battery life of its controller. The DualShock 4’s always on LED exacerbates the issue, but the fact is it has a low-capacity battery. You can buy Nyko’s external battery to alleviate the issue, or you can go the DIY route and follow Redditor AtariXL’s guide.

PlayStation Controller Table: Get Your Feet off My Start Button

PlayStation Controller Table: Get Your Feet off My Start Button
This giant PlayStation Controller Table will be the best piece of furniture in your home – assuming you have $3,000 to spare. It is made to look like the PlayStation 3 gaming controller.

ColorWare 24K Gold Plated PS4 & Xbox One Controllers: Next Gen Bling

ColorWare 24K Gold Plated PS4 & Xbox One Controllers: Next Gen Bling
Gold-plated Xbox One and PlayStation 4 case mods exist, but obviously they cost thousands of dollars. If you want your gaming system to have some of that shine yet still keep both of your kidneys, you might want to settle for ColorWare’s limited edition 24-karat gold-plated Xbox One controllers.

Dreamcast Controller with Built-in Display: Vii U

Dreamcast Controller with Built-in Display: Vii U
One of the Dreamcast’s most unique features was its Visual Memory Unit (VMU). The VMU plugged into the Dreamcast controller to serve as a memory card, but it also had a tiny monochrome display that was used as a second screen in some games.

This External Battery & MicroSD Card Reader Looks Familiar

This External Battery & MicroSD Card Reader Looks Familiar
Looking for a way to charge that NES-style Bluetooth gamepad on the go? Check out Columbus Circle’s external battery, which looks just like the Nintendo Famicom controller. Even though it can’t be used as a controller its buttons appear to be clickable.

16-Bit Game Controller Doormat: Press “A” to Rug

16-Bit Game Controller Doormat: Press “A” to Rug
This fun 16-bit game controller doormat looks like the old Super Nintendo controller (with a few changes to avoid the lawyers). Instead of button mashing with your fingers, you’ll have to do it with your feet until they are clean.

New Wii U GamePad Leaked in Mario Kart 8 Commercial? [Rumor]

New Wii U GamePad Leaked in Mario Kart 8 Commercial? [Rumor]
The dad in a new Mario Kart 8 Japanese commercial must have been a really good boy this year, because it looks like Santa gave him a new Wii U GamePad. It’s only on the screen for a few seconds – most of them blurry shots – but it looks different all right.

GameThing: A Laptop Stand That’s Also a Two-Player Arcade Controller

GameThing: A Laptop Stand That’s Also a Two-Player Arcade Controller
Arcade games are great fun not just because they’re solid games, but because they’re good at being social games. Just about everything is more fun with friends and beer, and Pac-Man is no exception. The problem is that arcades, especially ones with classic games, can be hard to come by, and trying to play on a keyboard just isn’t the same as having a nice big joystick and some clicky arcade buttons to jab at.

The Most Expensive Gaming Peripheral: Another Person’s Hand and Mind Control

The Most Expensive Gaming Peripheral: Another Person’s Hand and Mind Control
There are lots of gaming peripherals out there, and some of them can get really, really expensive. Hell, I once reviewed a racing wheel, pedals, and shifter set that goes for about $1,200. Even something as simple as a mouse or keyboard can cost you hundreds.