Since Pokkén Tournament was teased in August of 2013 fans of the Pokémon series have been dying to get their hands on the fighting title. Now that it’s almost here players are wondering if it will become the next big thing competitively for Nintendo or get bogged down due to some strange Wii U limitations.
Announced last night at TGS, these upcoming new PS4 controllers are beautiful. I especially like the see-through controller (aka “Crystal”)—it reminds me of my old-school GBC.
Last week, the company that (literally) kickstarted the new virtual reality industry announced a groundbreaking new controller that lets you reach out and touch things in virtual worlds. I just gave it a spin. It’s good. Damn good.
Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo will do their damnest to sell you on PlayStation, Xbox, and Wii. But maybe, you’ll have already spent your money on an alternative game console: a Steam Machine. Today, you can pre-order the fabled Steam Controller, the Steam Link streamer, and one of two different Linux-based gaming PCs.
The PS4 controller is a pretty darn good video game controller, but there's always room for improvement.
Back in 2013, Lifehacker asked its readers what the Best PC Gamepad was, and predictably, console controllers took over 80% of the vote, with the Xbox 360 Controller getting the lion's share. If we ran the same poll now, the DualShock 4 and Xbox One Controller would take a chunk of the votes, but the result…
If you're looking for more elegant ways to charge your DualShock 4s and Xbox One controllers, we've got some creative new spins for you.
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is a lovely game, but few would call it "innovative."
I've managed to resist picking up the Mario and Luigi themed Wii remotes thus far, but the addition of a Princess Peach motion controller at the end of the month has the game paraphernalia collector in me twitching. Dammit, Nintendo.
The new Xbox One and PS4 controllers are pretty solid in terms of their designs, but Evil Controllers is known for giving everything a bit more flair and personality. Ever wonder exactly how those custom controllers are made?
There's something that's just incredibly classy about the NES controller—so it should be no surprise that its color scheme meshes well with an Xbox One controller, too. It goes well with everything!
You could use an X-Ray to look inside someone's guts. Or, you could use it to look inside a next-gen controller—because why not?
Last week, Square Enix quietly released the original Tomb Raider for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. You can almost see the game through the haze of virtual controls. Might be time for a gamepad.
OS X: Some games have gamepad and joystick controls functional out of the box. Some don't. For the latter, a little app called Joystick Mapper can allow you to use any compatible controller with any game—whether it supports your gamepad/joystick or not.
A new generation means new controllers—but the road to the current PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers was full of tweaks.
The first (by a hair) official iOS 7 controller for iPhone and iPod Touch is now ready to buy. Power A's MOGA Ace Power is available today for $99 at Apple Stores online and off, as well as the MOGAanywhere website, which also contains a handy list of more than 160 iOS games with controller support.
Fingers in the way. Missed or misunderstood inputs. Imprecise control. The problems with trying to play games on an iPhone are well-documented. But the iOS 7 era has ushered in controllers. Glorious plastic housings that will make oily, greasy screens of frustrations a thing of the past. I touched one of them this…