A new gamepad for a new game console: Microsoft's Xbox One wireless controller revealed
Despite the few protestations gamers have with the Xbox 360 wireless controller, Microsoft is apparently updating its much-loved input device for the next-generation, Xbox One .
Hands-on with Xbox One's new gamepad, 'impulse triggers' included
You've already read our hands-on with Xbox One's new Kinect and wireless gamepad, but perhaps you noticed our inability to test the gamepad's new "impulse triggers?" Well, we're glad to tell you we've just mended that exception.
Fri May 17, 2013
BeagleSNES is a complete filesystem image which turns the ARM-based BeagleBoard-xM and BeagleBone Black platforms into an embedded appliance capable of playing Super Nintendo game titles.
Wed May 15, 2013
Retro-Bit to release classic controllers
Retro-Bit, the makers of the recently announced Super Retro Trio console, is developing a line of wireless retro gaming controllers to release later this year.
Tue May 14, 2013
E3 2013: Death of the Motion Controller, Part IV
Way back in 2010, I suggested that motion gaming was nothing more than a simple fad, one that would die out due to an overabundance of shovelware and a lack of focus on the publisher's part.
Nvidia Shield: Joystiq goes hands-on
The Nvidia Shield arrives next month for $349.99 , and yesterday I got to sit down with the final version available at retail.
Sun May 12, 2013
Mad Genius Could Be a Revolutionary Game Controller
Combine the Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Kinect, add incredible precision and a controller you can separate into two parts, and you get Mad Genius, a motion-controlling gamepad that could change the gaming world.
Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some
Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades.
Tue May 07, 2013
Valve wants to see you sweat - in the name of game design
Valve has been experimenting with biofeedback in video games, exploring how a player's physiological signals can be used to determine their emotional state, and in turn potentially affect the game design.
Thu May 02, 2013
Games meet brains: the new immersive tech of gaming
Gaming has been downsizing the gadgets over the decades, and is getting close to tapping into the ultimate controller: your brain.
Wed May 01, 2013
Nintendo To Wii Owners: Wii U - Not Just an Upgrade'
Nintendo has sent a message to Wii owners urging them to check out Wii U. In a post sent out via WiiConnect24 today, Nintendo explains that players can still use their existing accessories on the new system, but stresses that it's an entirely new experience.
TPmini is an Android Jelly Bean TV box with a camera
The TPmini can best be described as Android-powered set-top box designed to rest on top of a flat TV screen with a camera pointed in the user's direction.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Video: Iben's Android GamePad supports 8 emulators
However, CNX Software has managed to obtain additional details about the device, namely that there will be three iterations of Iben's GamePad: L1-B , L1-C and the Transformer L2 , which can also be used as a regular tablet, sans the gamepad.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Nintendo boosts Wii U performance with upgrade
Nintendo announced Friday that the first major firmware update for its latest game console, the Wii U, is available for download.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Archos GamePad doesn't play very well
The Archos GamePad is a tablet designed specifically for playing games - one of several others coming out some time this year, including the Wikipad, NVidia's Project Shield, and the Razer Edge Pro.
Resident Evil Revelations for Wii U will integrate Miiverse functions
Previously only for the Nintendo 3DS system, Resident Evil Revelations will make its way to the Wii U on May 21st, 2013 in North America.
Wii U System Software Update now available
Nintendo continues to work on improving the Wii U, and today they have released yet another Wii U System Software Update.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Joystick and Gamepad Tester 4.2
Joystick And Gamepad Tester is an application that can be used to test your digital and analog USB game devices.
Infographic: The evolution of video game controllers
It's from PopChartLab , and is apparently available as a print for $36 online dollars.