Sony Could Be Making A PlayStation Controller That Can Split In Half

Yesterday, a patent filed by Sony Computer Entertainment way back in May of 2011 was finally published, revealing designs for a new PlayStation Move controller that's essentially a Sixaxis crossbred with the OG Move and given the power to split in twain. Combiform team, eat your heart out. » 11/30/12 10:40am 11/30/12 10:40am

How to Play Your Android Games with a PlayStation 3 Controller

Answering the call of Android gamers frustrated by virtual joysticks, Dancing Pixel Studios' Sixaxis Controller can grant your PlayStation 3 controller power over your mobile games, as long as the device is right. » 8/08/11 3:20pm 8/08/11 3:20pm

Force Feedback Helps Doctors Poke Patients With Robots

A popular method of adding more immersion to video games could make a life or death difference to doctors using robotic proxies to perform delicate surgery. » 9/29/10 6:00pm 9/29/10 6:00pm

Rumble Might Be Rudimentary, But I Still Like It

When the PS3 launched in 2006, the SIXAXIS controller did not have rumble support. It had motion control, but like I just said, no rumble. And I found myself playing more Xbox 360 games. » 7/08/10 9:00am 7/08/10 9:00am

The iPhone 4 Supports 3D Motion Gaming

The newly-announced iPhone 4 adds a 3-axis gyroscope to the motion-sensing mix, tied together with the accelerometer and built-in GPS to provide 6-axis motion sensing gaming. » 6/07/10 2:05pm 6/07/10 2:05pm

PS3 Getting Blue, Red Controllers

While Japan has a few different PS3 colours to choose from, Americans are stuck Oh, and a silver controller. But only until October, because in October, there'll be two new controller shades to choose from. » 7/28/09 9:40pm 7/28/09 9:40pm

Wii Sports Resort Preview: Motion Game Of The Year?

Nintendo's sequel to a game nobody thought needed a sequel is out next month, is impressive and could be the best thing for hardcore gamers on the Wii since, what, Metroid? » 6/23/09 4:00pm 6/23/09 4:00pm

The Real Reason Noby Noby Boy Is On The PS3

Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy creator Keita Takahashi gave Game Developers Conference attendees a chance to learn "All About Noby Noby Boy" today, including that the game was originally developed on the Xbox 360. » 3/26/09 7:40pm 3/26/09 7:40pm

MotorStorm With Mini-Motorbike Motion Controller

This isn't a product, but rather a concept product. Spotted a mini-motorcycle that had been modded with an embedded PS3 SIXAXIS controller. The guy on the motorbike said the original plan was to have the game projected lower so players weren't looking up at the wall, but it wasn't possible to work that out… » 10/12/08 7:00am 10/12/08 7:00am

PlayStation 3 Controller Getting Wireless Keypad

Sony showed off a new wireless keyboard for the PlayStation 3 controller, intended to help with in game text messaging and PS3 browser navigatoin. The black keyboard clips on over the front of the DualShock 3/SIXAXIS with the keyboard located above the main controller area. The wireless keyboard also features a… » 8/20/08 11:40am 8/20/08 11:40am

SCEA Has No Plans To Offer Sixaxis Bundles In North America

A Sony rep has just confirmed to Kotaku that Sony Computer Entertainment America has no plans to echo Sony Europe's move to clear out PlayStation 3 Sixaxis controllers by bundling them with games. » 6/13/08 5:20pm 6/13/08 5:20pm

Sony Working On Breakapart Motion Controller

According to a report over at, Sony's next motion-sensing controller is closer to fruition than we may have though. Citing various industry sources, GI explains that the company is working on a controller that breaks into two pieces, each containing an accelerometer for Wii-like motion sensing… » 6/13/08 11:40am 6/13/08 11:40am

SCEE Announce Sixaxis Bundle Clearance

Hey, Americans, are you enjoying your DualShock 3? I sure am. Got mine from Japan, where they're enjoying it also. How about you, Europe? Oh. That's right. They're not out there yet. Silly me, should have known. Ah well, chin up! They'll probably be there soon, because Sony are about to start bundling their leftover,… » 6/12/08 4:30am 6/12/08 4:30am