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.
So what if no one even mentioned the Wii U at all yesterday during the zero-day E3 pressers. That doesn't mean there aren't tons of third-party publishers lining up to appear in a Nintendo Direct sizzle reel. Everybody dance!
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.
The folks at Mad Catz are very much aware of the fact that gamers view their company's product and third party accessories in general as cheap, low quality knock offs. I myself haven't been too keen on their products for quite some time, a fact that I mentioned in my story about the Mad Catz Fender Bass for Rock Band…