Sorry Consoles, Apple's Controller Support Spells Trouble For You

The biggest news of E3 2013 was the battle between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, a battle centered on consumer rejection of digital rights management and used game restrictions. Meanwhile, in San Francisco, Apple quietly fired a shot that could eventually neuter traditional game consoles. iOS controller support… » 6/20/13 10:32am 6/20/13 10:32am

Monday Is The Perfect Day For Apple To Reveal A Game Controller

Monday marks the beginning of Apple's 2013 Worldwide Developer Conference, where the tech giant is expected to reveal some of the enhancements coming to the next iteration of iOS. What if one of those enhancements is support for external gamepads for its iDevices? Indeed, what if Apple, on the eve of the biggest game… » 6/07/13 7:30pm 6/07/13 7:30pm

Good News: You Won’t Have to Re-Sync Your Xbox One Controller As Much

We’ve already gotten a good look at some new features of the Xbox One controller, like the improved analog sticks, difference in grip texture and new trigger feedback. There’s even more info in a new post on the Xbox news site. But the thing that excites me the most is the fact that you won’t have to sync the damn… » 6/06/13 12:00pm 6/06/13 12:00pm

The Ouya Controller Will Change, Because Developers Complained About It

In a post on their website yesterday, the team behind open source console Ouya announced some changes to their controller based on repeated complaints they've received from developers. As one of the highest funded Kickstarter projects ever, the Ouya team has been insistent on working with their investors, and at least… » 1/25/13 11:00am 1/25/13 11:00am

The MOGA Will Change the Way You Play (Several) Android Games

On October 21 Power A makes a bid for the blossoming Android game controller market with the MOGA, the innovative game pad/phone dock I've been pretty excited about since its announcement earlier this year. Now that I've had a week alone with the MOGA I'm still enthusiastic, but the unit's success hinges on much more… » 10/17/12 12:55pm 10/17/12 12:55pm

The First Apple-Approved iPad, iPhone and iPod Game Pad is One Small…

While the race to create a universal game pad controller for Android devices is in full swing, Apple has time and time again refused to give a controller solution the go ahead, until now. The Duo Gamer is the first officially-sanctioned game pad for the iPod, iPad and iPhone, but there's a catch — it works exclusively… » 10/01/12 1:55pm 10/01/12 1:55pm