Gaming accessories archive

  • Memorex offers expanded range Wii sensor bar
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    Memorex offers expanded range Wii sensor bar

    By 6 January 2010

    Memorex has announced its first foray into the realm of gaming accessories - concentrating for the moment on the Wii. The list includes fitness mats, charging kits, racing wheels and the usual gubbins but in the interest of everyone's sanity we've picked...

  • Tony Hawk: RIDE skateboard controller
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    Tony Hawk: RIDE skateboard controller

    By 8 October 2009

    The days of mashing buttons are over when it comes to skateboarding games, as the new controller for the latest Tony Hawk game – Tony Hawk: RIDE – gives you a motion control deck. Formed to look and feel like a skateboard, the controller features...

  • Nintendo eyes inflatable cushion as next controller
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    Nintendo eyes inflatable cushion as next controller

    By 12 August 2009

    If you thought the idea of standing on a pair of scales in your living room made you look like an idiot, wait until you see what Nintendo has planned for the future. A patent filed by Nintendo shows the plans for a small, inflatable cushion with a dock...

  • Mad Catz announces premium Rock Band accessories
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    Mad Catz announces premium Rock Band accessories

    By 2 June 2009

    Mad Catz has announced that the third editions of its premium Rock Band accessories will soon be available. They'll work with Rock Band, Rock Band 2 and Rock Band: Beatles, and all but one just work on the Xbox 360. The wireless "Fender Precision Replica...

  • Tony Hawk: RIDE to offer skate-balance-board
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    Tony Hawk: RIDE to offer skate-balance-board

    By 15 May 2009

    Although full-on ollies are unlikely, die-hard 'boarders will be excited to see that Tony Hawk's latest game is to offer a much talked-up peripheral for some more life-like skating action. The game, that's due to be revealed in full at this year's E3...

  • Brando launches PSP Multi-shape Cobra Stand bundle kit
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    Brando launches PSP Multi-shape Cobra Stand bundle kit

    By 26 March 2009

    Brando has launched the Multi-shape Cobra Stand bundle kit for both PSP 2000 and 3000 series consoles. The stand comes with two different fittings - a traditional vacuum hook stand as well as the multi-shape stand. The first is 26cm long and allows you...

  • Motion-sensing Xbox 360 and DS controllers announced
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    Motion-sensing Xbox 360 and DS controllers announced

    By 25 March 2009

    A new Xbox controller and a new stylus for the Nintendo DS family have been unveiled at the Game Developers Conference in the States. From Performance Designed Products the Xbox accessory is the "Gametrak Freedom", an ultrasonic 3D motion sensing technology...

  • Sony announces new wireless SingStar microphones
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    Sony announces new wireless SingStar microphones

    By 20 February 2009

    Sony has announced the launch of new wireless SingStar microphones, describing them as "easy to pass around". The lead-free accessories are coming to UK stores on 20 March, with the launch in time for the release of SingStar Pop Edition for PS3 in April....

  • Novint Falcon Pistol Grip - First Look review
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    Novint Falcon Pistol Grip - First Look review

    By 15 January 2009

    Games developers are constantly trying to immerse us into the games, but what about how we control them? Gaming accessory maker Novint thinks it has the answer with the Novint Falcon Pistol Grip. But is it a must have accessory or gimmick? We grabbed...

  • Novint Falcon and Pistol Grip shown off at CES
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    Novint Falcon and Pistol Grip shown off at CES

    By 9 January 2009

    Novint Technologies has shown off the Falcon PC game controller and a Pistol Grip at CES and has announced plans to bring it to the UK. The Falcon ($199.99 in the States) and the Pistol Grip ($19.99) are designed primarily for first person shooter games....

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    Nintendo license wireless force feedback wheel for Wii

    By 21 August 2008

    Logitech has announced it is releasing its brand new Speed Force Wireless wheel for Nintendo Wii today for gamers looking for more than just a glorified circle. The wheel, which is considerably more heavy duty than the Wii Wheel from Nintendo, aims, say...

  • Sony confirms Bluetooth headset included with new game
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    Sony confirms Bluetooth headset included with new game

    By 27 June 2008

    Sony have confirmed that the Blu-ray version of SOCOM Confrontation will include a Bluetooth headset, and have even been nice enough to release some pictures. It certainly looks a lot classier and well-designed than the one included in the Warhawk bundle...

  • Sony unveils new PS3 Eye Camera bundle
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    Sony unveils new PS3 Eye Camera bundle

    By 4 June 2008

    Sony have announced a new PlayStation Eye Camera bundle for the lucky gamers out in Japan. While the PS Eye USB camera has been out for a while, the interesting addition to the bundle is a software title called Memoushon, which contains six casual interactive...

  • XCM's glow in the dark faceplate for PSPs
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    XCM's glow in the dark faceplate for PSPs

    By 9 May 2008

    Is it a games console, is it a PMP, or is it a torch? No, it's the XCM Magic Night Glow face plate which was created specially for the PSP Slim. The plate will not affect your gaming abilities, and although it may prove a bit distracting if you're watching...

  • Qmotions Big Air Skateboard coming to the Xbox 360
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    Qmotions Big Air Skateboard coming to the Xbox 360

    By 2 May 2008

    If you haven't already got bruises from throwing yourself around your living room clutching a Wiimote, dust down your Xbox 360 and get hold of the Big Air from Qmotions. The skateboard-stylie controller has been given the thumbs up by none other than...

  • New adapter for PS2 Guitar Hero controllers launches
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    New adapter for PS2 Guitar Hero controllers launches

    By 28 April 2008

    A clever company in the States has come up with a new universal adapter that means your PS2 Guitar Hero and game controllers are no longer null and void if you choose to upgrade to a PS3. The Ant Commandos (TAC) saw a huge waste in gamers having to throw...

  • ezStand for Guitar Hero launches
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    ezStand for Guitar Hero launches

    By 25 April 2008

    ezGear announces the ezStand Guitar Controller Stand - a new stand developed specifically for Guitar Hero and Rock Band guitar controllers. This compact stand provides a home for your ezJam, Rock Band, or Guitar Hero guitar and is made of "ultra-sturdy"...

  • Chinavision launches 7-inch Wii screen
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    Chinavision launches 7-inch Wii screen

    By 18 April 2008

    Chinavision has launched a screen for the Nintendo Wii with the tempting claim that it will allow you to play your Wii games wherever you are. The 7-inch TFT LCD display offers a resolution of 480 x 234 and built-in stereo speakers. The wholesalers promise...

  • Iomega launches hard drive for Xbox 360, PS3
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    Iomega launches hard drive for Xbox 360, PS3

    By 17 April 2008

    Iomega has announced the new Media Xporter drive, a game-oriented 2.5-inch portable hard drive that provides cross-platform media storage for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. Iomega says that their new offering makes it easier than ever to use game...

  • Thrustmaster launches T-Go Wii steering wheel
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    Thrustmaster launches T-Go Wii steering wheel

    By 20 March 2008

    As Wii fans will be aware, the most famous of mustachioed plumbers will be driving by your neighbourhood soon and Thrustmaster wants to let you take control of the wheel with the new T-Go Kart NW. Inspired by racing karts, the company says this is the...

  • 3rd Space "FPS" gaming vest launches in UK
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    3rd Space "FPS" gaming vest launches in UK

    By 17 March 2008

    Gadget gurus Firebox are now offering the 3rd Space FPS Vest. This state-of-the-art flak jacket uses patented pneumatic technology to simulate bullet hits, punches, body slams, explosions and more for PC gamers. It can even simulate the precise direction...

  • Gadget World offers Wii carry case
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    Gadget World offers Wii carry case

    By 12 March 2008

    If you lug your Wii round to Wii-less mate's places then you might well like the look of this handy carrying solution. Especially designed for Ninty's newest console, the bag will protect your Wii and accessories in transport. Large enough for your complete...

  • MindwireV5 electric shock games accessory launches
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    MindwireV5 electric shock games accessory launches

    By 5 March 2008

    Electric shock gaming has arrived with the launch of the MindwireV5 system, for those who really want to feel it all when they're gaming. The games accessory claims to give you the feeling of "all the action", with examples ranging from the sensation...

  • Sony launches PSP cradle in Japan
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    Sony launches PSP cradle in Japan

    By 5 March 2008

    At the same time as rolling out a limited edition matte bronze PSP in Japan, the gaming company also launched a PSP cradle for their handheld. Ideal for anyone that uses their PSP to watch movies, the PSP docks in the cradle and is held upright so you...

  • CeBIT 2008: Razer launches Salmosa gaming mouse
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    CeBIT 2008: Razer launches Salmosa gaming mouse

    By 4 March 2008

    Razer has chosen CeBIT as the venue to unveil the latest addition to its PC gaming peripherals range - the Razer Salmosa gaming mouse. An entry-level effort - the first for the company - the Salmosa also launches with the claim of being one of the lightest...