For an engorged SNES controller stuffed with SNES guts, a 3.5-inch screen, a rechargeable battery and loaded up with an original F-Zero SNES cartridge, the Supaboy is surprisingly un-weighty.
This is the Wii U console, the part of Nintendo's big new gaming machine that's been getting a lot less attention than its stunning screen-based controller. I got my hands on the console today. Take a video tour with me.
Speaking to Kotaku earlier today, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime revealed that while the Wii U will still be compatible with Wii software, its predecessor's backward compatibility with the GameCube will not be making an appearance.
There's not much to say about Nyko's wide-angle lens attachment for the Kinect—which widens and shortens the Kinect sensor's point of view, allowing you (and a friend) to play way closer to the sensor—except that it works.
Mad Catz's official Xbox 360 headsets has one thing nobody else has: They're totally wireless. There are three models, but the two you care about are the Warhead and Devastator. The former's Dolby 7.1, the latter's stereo.
What's better, a laser mouse or a standard optical mouse? That's a question answered by Razer's new 4G Dual Sensor Technology, combining laser and optical sensors to create a mouse capable of tracking at 6400dpi.
Mike got to use Power A's slightly shrinkified controllers back in January—the PS3 and Xbox models are fine, but it's the 20 percent smaller, totally rubberized Wii remote that's a surprise dynamo. And it lasts longer than before, with AA batteries replacing last year's AAA.