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MSI launch GC30 and GC20 multi-platform controllers

MSI has been pushing into the peripheral market, confidently releasing keyboards, mice, headsets and mouse pads under its banner. Now, the company is expanding its range of gear to include controllers, launching the Force GC30 and GC20 with multiplatform support. While both controllers echo the Xbox One controller design in …

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Microsoft has patented an augmented reality wand

Microsoft has been experimenting with augmented and virtual reality headsets for a while now but it looks like the company is now starting to turn its attention to coming up with new input methods. While companies like Vive and Oculus are focussing on creating controllers that bring natural hand presence …

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Valve shows off new HTC Vive controller design

Valve has debuted one of its internal VR developments at the developer only Steam DevDays conference: a new HTC Vive controller design. The motion tracked controller looks shorter than its predecessor and is purportedly capable of being let go or half-held, potentially offering a new interaction method in game. Although …

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Update: Nintendo NX controller shots were fakes

Update: It turns out that the pictures that appeared online earlier this month of the rumoured Nintendo NX controller, have been confirmed as fakes by the person behind the posting. They even uploaded a video showing the creation of the 3D model used for the images and how they overlayed some of the …

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Nintendo may cease Wii U production this year

Update: Nintendo has released a statement denying these reports. You can find all of that information, HERE.  Original Story: It looks like Nintendo might be ready to move on from the Wii U completely by the end of the year as a new report is claiming that the company has …

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Mad Catz dropped as maker of Rock Band 4 peripherals

Last month, we learned that peripheral maker, Mad Catz, was facing tough financial times following on from lower than expected sales of Rock Band 4. Mad Catz created the controllers and co-published the game but now, Harmonix, the studio behind Rock Band 4 is apparently parting ways with Mad Catz …

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Button remapping is now available on all Xbox One controllers

Back at E3, Microsoft announced the Xbox One Elite controller, which offered a ton of features, including additional buttons and the ability to remap the entire controller. Now, that same button mapping functionality has been made available for the standard Xbox One controller as well, on the Xbox One and …

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Xbox One wireless adapter goes on sale

For a company that has looked to unite its Windows and Xbox platforms over the past year, Microsoft has been awfully slow at making it possible to use its Xbox One wireless controllers on PCs. Sure you could plug them in, but that seems to defeat most of the point …

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The Pokken Tournament arcade controller is huge

Although in the history of gaming there have been a number of bizarre controllers, from the Intellivision’s turn wheel and numpad, to the N64’s need for three hands, things have settled down in recent years. Sure we may be talking touch controls for VR, but for the most part, gamepads …

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All Xbox One controllers will soon be remappable

Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One Elite controller has a lot of cool benefits, like higher quality build materials, extra trigger switches on the back and replacement thumbsticks and buttons, but perhaps the most exciting feature is that users can remap the gamepad’s functions. The only real downside is that it’s much …

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Microsoft’s Elite controller finally has a release date

Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Elite controller finally has a release date. The new peripheral, which was announced back at E3 and is touted as one of the most customizable controllers currently available, was announced back at E3 and was previously scheduled to launch in September, though that has now been pushed …

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Aerocool prepares new range of controllers

When we caught up with Aerocool’s Vanessa Chen at Computex 2014, the star of the show was the DS200. For 2015, the focus was split between gaming peripherals and system controllers. In this article we focus on the product line that made Aerocool famous in the first place. With almost every …

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New Xbox One controller image leaks

Update: Just a few days ago we got word of a new Xbox One controller, for announcement at E3, likely alongside some new Xbox One bundles for the holiday season this year. While before we only got a small look at an instruction manual image of the controller, we now …

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Microsoft is going to be launching a new Xbox One controller

It looks like Microsoft has a new Xbox One controller planned for launch next month following its E3 press conference. The design is mostly the same, except for one fundamental difference, the controller will finally have a proper headset port, rather than Microsoft’s proprietary connector. Up until now, the Xbox …

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Microsoft not honouring Xbox One controller warranties?

When you buy yourself a controller, especially if it’s an official one, you expect it to have a fair amount of life in it, even if you’re a heavy gamer. However that’s not been the experience of KitGuru reader Michael Allred, who recently contacted Microsoft support to make use of …

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