Controllers archive

  • Samsung GamePad pricing gets mentioned at MWC
    Gaming

    Samsung GamePad pricing gets mentioned at MWC

    By 25 February 2014

    Samsung has shown off its first Android Bluetooth gaming controller, the GamePad, here at MWC. This was announced earlier in the year. Now a representative at MWC has mentioned a price.  The GamePad will be available in Germany and Korea only at...

  • QuadStick controller brings PS3, PC, Xbox One, 360 and Android gaming to quadriplegic gamers
    Gaming

    QuadStick controller brings PS3, PC, Xbox One, 360 and Android gaming to quadriplegic gamers

    By 5 February 2014

    A games controller made for quadriplegics has appeared on Kickstarter with the name QuadStick. The QuadStick uses a single joystick with four sip-and-puff sensors, a lip position sensor and push switch, that allow users complex controls using just their mouths....

  • Full-sized iOS 7 Bluetooth gaming controller, Signal, announced by RP One at CES
    Gaming

    Full-sized iOS 7 Bluetooth gaming controller, Signal, announced by RP One at CES

    By 8 January 2014

    When Apple added Bluetooth controller support to iOS 7 we knew it would mean a sudden influx of gaming controllers. With the Logitech PowerShell, SteelSeries Stratus and Moga we've had plenty - but none that offers full-sized controls. Signal by RP One...

  • SteelSeries Stratus brings wireless gaming controls to iPad and iPhone with iOS 7
    Gaming

    SteelSeries Stratus brings wireless gaming controls to iPad and iPhone with iOS 7

    By 6 January 2014

    So you’ve got your iPad full of games, you’ve even got a case that makes it a stand, but you’re still covering the screen in fingermarks trying to play. SteelSeries is coming to the rescue with its wireless console-style Stratus gaming controller....

  • The iMpulse gaming controller for your mobile that fits on your keyring
    Gaming

    The iMpulse gaming controller for your mobile that fits on your keyring

    By 2 January 2014

    Gaming on a tablet or smartphone is fun, but it can also be frustrating when sliding around the touch controls. Controller options are plentiful but nothing was truly portable, until the iMpulse. The iMpulse is sold as the smallest portable controller...

  • Logitech PowerShell iOS 7 gaming controller with battery for iPhone 5S, 5 and iPod Touch revealed
    Gaming

    Logitech PowerShell iOS 7 gaming controller with battery for iPhone 5S, 5 and iPod Touch revealed

    By 20 November 2013

    Just yesterday Moga announced that its gaming controller for iOS 7 devices such as the iPhone 5S will be available for pre-order, and now Logitech has done the same. The Logitech PowerShell Controller aims to be your first iPhone 5S gaming controller....

  • Moga Power controllers now available, the gaming devices that charge while you play
    Gaming

    Moga Power controllers now available, the gaming devices that charge while you play

    By 4 November 2013

    Moga, the smartphone gaming controller maker, has unveiled a new range which for the first time charges your phone as you play. The Moga Pro Power and Moga Hero Power both use a slide to fit holder to fit most smartphones. With dual clickable analogue...

  • Microsoft's thorough 7 minute video takes you through the Xbox One controller
    Gaming

    Microsoft's thorough 7 minute video takes you through the Xbox One controller

    By 12 August 2013

    Following an unboxing of the Xbox One last week, Microsoft now gives us a long look at the Xbox One controller. Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb and Xbox accessories general manager Zulfi Alam take YouTube viewers on a detailed, seven minute journey. ...

  • Razer Sabertooth Elite Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 review
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    Razer Sabertooth Elite Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 review

    By 3 January 2013

    There are lots of things you might think when considering a new Xbox 360 controller. You might just think about getting the official one, and sticking with what you know. Or perhaps you might consider a third-party solution, to get a bit more out of your...

  • Chrome Xbox 360 controllers unveiled
    Gaming

    Chrome Xbox 360 controllers unveiled

    By 3 April 2012

    If you’re someone who likes to throw a bit of bling into your gaming experience then you may want to start saving the pennies for one of these bad boys. They will be available for a cool $54.99 and come in metallic blue, red and silver while all three...

  • US Army certified gaming guns and gear hands-on
    Gaming

    US Army certified gaming guns and gear hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    The US Army has officially endorsed a range of gaming peripherals as produced by CTA Digital. Leading the pack at CES 2012 was the US Army Elite Force Assault Rifle for PlayStation 3 & Move, as pictured. It is modelled bump for bump on the genuine assault...

  • Ferrari F1 fans to relive F1 season with Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel
    Gaming

    Ferrari F1 fans to relive F1 season with Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel

    By 30 September 2011

    Just how serious are you about racing games? Serious enough to spend £129 on the new Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel add-on for the £379.99 Thrustmaster T500 RS Force Wheel? Great, then read on. The new accessory for the ultimate gaming racer snaps on...

  • Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver: Wii-stylee
    Gaming

    Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver: Wii-stylee

    By 7 September 2010

    BBC Worldwide and Blue Ocean have teamed up to bring us the Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Wiimote. The device is an actual, fully-functioning, Wii Remote, rather than a slip-on cover, and has been developed to celebrate the launch of Doctor Who: Return...

  • Spinning Bird Kicks ahoy with Mad Catz's Chun-Li controller
    Gaming

    Spinning Bird Kicks ahoy with Mad Catz's Chun-Li controller

    By 3 September 2010

    We at Pocket-lint are a noble, honest and dedicated bunch of chaps and, as such, when we play Street Fighter - we play as Ryu. He is the only character we can relate to you see. (We too have a tortured past that explains for our assassin-style martial...

  • Guitar Hero: Warrior's of Rock axe guitar controller for the rock god in you
    Gaming

    Guitar Hero: Warrior's of Rock axe guitar controller for the rock god in you

    By 8 June 2010

    Furious finger-fretting frontmen and their friends have another reason to be excited this September with the debut of the all-new, redesigned and customisable guitar controller for Activison's Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock. According to Activision, the...

  • Thrustmaster replicates Ferrari cockpit
    Gaming

    Thrustmaster replicates Ferrari cockpit

    By 26 May 2010

    Why play racing sims using your boring old controller, when you could splash out for a replica Ferrari cockpit? Exactly. That must have been the thinking behind Thrustmaster's latest gaming accessory. The Ferrari Wireless GT Cockpit 430 Scuderia Edition...

  • Cyborg F.L.Y. 9 Wireless Flight Stick for Xbox 360 swoops into action
    Gaming

    Cyborg F.L.Y. 9 Wireless Flight Stick for Xbox 360 swoops into action

    By 1 April 2010

    Mad Catz has announced a new Xbox 360 flight stick controller for armchair gamers who like to take their flight sims seriously. The new Cyborg F.L.Y. 9 Wireless Flight Stick for Xbox 360 (what a name), is the first licensed wireless flight stick for the...

  • Sony PlayStation Move motion controller confirmed
    Gaming

    Sony PlayStation Move motion controller confirmed

    By 11 March 2010

    Sony has announced more details about its new Motion Controller - The Playstation Move. The system, which will go up against the Nintendo Wii and Microsoft's Project Natal, will bring motion controller gaming to PS3 users looking for more than just...

  • Sony PlayStation to "Move" your world?
    Gaming

    Sony PlayStation to "Move" your world?

    By 10 March 2010

    Sony could be about to name its PlayStation motion controller, the PlayStation Move if new trademark filings in Europe are anything to go by. While we are likely to find out for sure in the next couple of hours, at the company's GDC press conference...

  • Sony patents universal video game controller
    Gaming

    Sony patents universal video game controller

    By 19 February 2010

    Sony has patented a video games controller that would work seamlessly across multiple consoles, in the same way that manufacturers offer phone chargers that work on many different types of handset. The patent describes a device that has a touchscreen...

  • iDrift concept for iPad revealed
    Gaming

    iDrift concept for iPad revealed

    By 1 February 2010

    It's not out yet and already the iPad is seeing concept accessory ideas from those inspired by the new Apple tablet. Here, designer Michael Greenberg imagines up an add-on controller suitable for racing games, dubbed the iDrift. From the look of it, slotting...

  • Retro Thing launches classic USB joystick
    Gaming

    Retro Thing launches classic USB joystick

    By 29 January 2010

    Retro Thing has worked with Legacy Engineering to create the Clear Classic USB Joystick, an Atari 2600-esque effort aimed at the PC and Mac market. The joystick combines the classic style with transparent plastic and contains a blue LED that illuminates...

  • Sony acquires PlayStationArc.com
    Gaming

    Sony acquires PlayStationArc.com

    By 26 January 2010

    It seems as if previous reports we brought you that suggested Sony's coming-soon motion controller for the PS3 could be called the "Arc" might well have been on the right track. While gaming site VG247 previously cited a "concrete source" speaking to...

  • PS3 motion controller launch pushed back to autumn
    Gaming

    PS3 motion controller launch pushed back to autumn

    By 20 January 2010

    It seems a spring 2010 launch was too good to be true for Sony's new motion controller as the Japanese gaming giant has issued a release stating it's working towards a launch in "fall" 2010. The autumn launch will at least be a global one - Sony says...

  • Sony's PS3 motion controller gets Arc moniker
    Gaming

    Sony's PS3 motion controller gets Arc moniker

    By 19 January 2010

    Want to know the latest whisper in the gaming world? Engadget says that VG247 says that Sony's coming-soon motion controller is to be called the "Arc". VG247 cites a "concrete source" speaking to the site under "strict anonymity" that Sony has named its...