Most Transformers, third-party or otherwise, have two modes. A select few score three. But when they're really good, they get six. Mastermind Creations' Terminus Hexatron Continuum is really good.
Earlier this week I took my first steps into the world of pricey third-party Transformers with something pink and frilly. Now it's time for something darker. Meet FansProject's Function X4, Sigma L, a third party answer to the Decepticon's scariest Headmaster.
The promised inclusion of third-party content on EA's Origin digital download service kicks off in a big way next month, with Batman: Arkham City and Saints Row the Third leading the charge.
Datel, the UK-based video game peripheral manufacturer that loves to piss off Microsoft, takes controller cheating to the next level with the latest iteration of its TurboFire 360 controller, complete with built-in "Combat Command LCD interface".
It may be inconvenient to users of more popular digital distribution platforms, but its picking up steam. During a UBS conference in London earlier today, EA chief financial officer Eric Brown set Origin install numbers at "about 4 million", saying that third-party content was coming "very soon".
Hong Kong electronics distributor FirstSing claims to have the world's first third-party PlayStation Move controller for sale, and it might; I just don't see anyone actually purchasing it to find out.
Are Nintendo's Wii remote and nunchuk controllers too big for your hands? Power A has your freakishly misshapen appendages covered with the charmingly named MiniRemote and MiniChuck.
E3's just around the corner and that means it's time for a little Bonus Round round table.