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CORSAIR is acquiring SCUF Gaming

Corsair has been making some huge business moves over the last few years, starting off with a new company acquiring a majority stake for $525 million back in 2017. Since then, Corsair has gone on to acquire system builder ‘ORIGIN PC‘ and streaming hardware maker ‘Elgato‘. Now, Corsair is also …

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Google working on its own gaming console, controller design appears online

There has been talk of Google releasing its own gaming console since as far back as 2013. Over the years, these rumours have been consistent and Google has confirmed plans to enter the gaming market with acquisitions of studios and the public testing of a new streaming service. It looks like we are now closer than ever to seeing Google's own gaming hardware too, with the controller design being revealed over the weekend.

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SpeedLink Quinox Gamepad Review

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SpeedLink are continuing to focus on gaming peripherals with their new Quinox gamepad. Priced at around the £50 mark, the Quinox features several extra buttons when compared with a traditional gamepad (like an Xbox 360 controller), as well as a OLED display which lets you tweak things on-the-fly. Could it be an option …

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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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Razer Wildcat Gamepad Review

The Xbox One controller is a fantastic product, having taken the best parts of the 360 gamepad while improving key  areas – but is there room for further tweaks? Today we are taking a look at Razer’s spin on the Xbox One controller in the form of the Razer Wildcat, offering …

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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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Amazon UK cancels Xbox One Elite controller pre-orders

Last week, it was discovered that Microsoft’s £130 Xbox Elite controller for the PC and Xbox One was selling for half price on Amazon, cutting the price down to around £70 in total. As you would imagine, those pre-orders sold out pretty quick and given Amazon’s pre-order price guarantee, it …

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Xbox One controller update reduces connection times

Microsoft is in the process of testing a new Xbox One controller firmware update, which will halve the time it takes for the gamepad to connect to Xbox One consoles. The current controllers currently take around five seconds to sync up with the main console. However, the new update will shrink …

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You can play PC games on your Wii U gamepad

While the number of people that want to and are capable of doing what the title suggests might be a relatively small group – even smaller if you consider the technical know how required to make it happen – that doesn’t mean it’s not a pretty impressive hack. During the …

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Samsung releases redesigned Android gamepad

Samsung has dropped its heavily Xbox 360 influenced gamepad in favour of a new design which does look quite nice, especially in comparison to the cheap white plastic controller it had previously released. The controller is now made with both metal and plastic and opts for a much more appealing …

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New Wii U bundles coming to the UK

We can all agree the Wii U is the underdog of the “next” generation. It came out a year early and for the longest time some people didn’t know it existed, others thought it was just a new Wii and others were waiting for the game library to improve. To …

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