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Video game controllers grow up, arrive on battlefield

08/18/2011, Who says that video games are child’s play? Adults, too, enjoy their fair share of Mario. Well, boys in the military who grew up playing video games might have something else to cheer about when it comes to the latest gizmos and gadgets –...

Retro Thing’s USB Joystick Connects to USB on Mac, PC

12/16/2010, If you’re into playing retro games, the USB-powered Retro Thing Retro Joystick will be right up your ally. A 500-piece final edition was just released, that features a clear housing with a Rogue Red circuit board that illuminates the housing with a...

Tactile Stickers Turns Touchscreens Into Gaming Controllers

11/05/2010, If you like to have a smartphone, like the iPhone, with a touchscreen but miss having tactile buttons for game play, then you should consider the Tactile+Plus adhesives, which are stickers that have raised bumps on them so you can feel around and press on...

iControlPad iPhone Gaming Controller to Go Bluetooth

09/28/2010, Rather than feel the wrath of Apple with unauthorized uses of the company’s proprietary technologies, like what accessories maker Hypermac is experiencing, iControlPad is dropping support for using the dock connector to connect the iPhone into its...

MIT comes up with heat game controller

08/04/2010, Feel like the Human Torch or Firestar, and love all things pyrotechnic? Then you might be interested in what MIT has cooked up – we’re talking about a new way to experience video games and their controllers, relying on heat to up the realism...

Massage Me massage video game controller

01/25/2010, Just when you thought that video games could not get any stranger, along comes this massage game that requires the aptly named Massage Me video game controller. Massage Me will harness translated button presses made in video games, resulting in a range of...

Blobo squeezable game controller

11/20/2009, Are game controllers getting all weird or what – the Blobo squeezable game controller shares roughly the same dimensions as that of a golf ball, where it will keep in touch with your PC or cellphone via Bluetooth. Each purchase will come with half a...

Satin Silver Dual Shock 3, Hands-On

08/17/2009, Look what landed on my desk: the “satin” silver version of the Dual Shock 3. In theory this controller is simply a color variant of the classic black one. It also exists in red and (metallic) blue. I played with it a little and the button...