May the PS4 be with you
The Darth Vader-themed PlayStation 4 DualShock controller will be available in Europe from November 18, 2015, and November 19 in the UK.
Sony confirmed the news on the official EU and UK PlayStation twitter accounts.
It's still $150
The more I use the Xbox One Elite controller, the more I'm stuck on it. It's been pretty great to me so far despite the insane $150 price tag, but it looks like people who own these things are going to be a bit more "elite" i...
It has issues though
I try not use too many remotes in my household. It's already bad enough having so many different controllers lying around, and having to juggle multiple devices beyond that gets pretty annoying. It's why I try to control most...
Detachable butt in the full release
Butt Sniffin Pugs is a game about exactly what you’d expect: walk around a park, sniff pug butts, get new abilities, sniff more pug butts. While that does sound wonderful, there are other people on this site who have mo...
Wait for the next version
PC gaming has come a long way since I first witnessed it in the '80s. There were hundreds of peripherals, from first- to third-party controllers, joysticks, proprietary flight sim devices, to full-on vibrating vests for games...
Questions for Microsoft and Scuf
I briefly tinkered with the Xbox One Elite controller at E3 as part of a larger platform demo about the direction of the system. I didn't play any games with it or mess with any high-level customization programming. Instead, ...
At GDC this year, Phil Spencer announced that sometime in 2015 people would be able to use their Xbox One controllers wirelessly on their PC. It seems as if Windows 10 was a big part of those plans. Now that the operating sys...
GameStop, EB Games, and Game UK
In a strange twist, it has been announced that Valve has partnered with GameStop in the USA, Game UK, and EB Games in Canada to be the exclusive non-digital retailers for Steam Controllers and Steam Machines through the holid...
It really goes whole hog
The Xbox One Elite Controller was unveiled at E3, and it was kind of the sleeper-hit of Microsoft's showcase. The likes of game announcements and backward compatibility got the most attention, but damn -- that controlle...
Probably the best feature
The $150 Xbox One Elite controller has a ton of new features, but one of the most interesting mechanics is easily the ability to remap every button on the controller. Responding to a fan, Xbox's director of program manag...
Hope you've been saving up
Microsoft's Xbox One Elite controller seems to be targeting an October 27 release date, according to a number of retailers, including Amazon, GameStop, and Microsoft's own online storefront.
That would mean the customiza...
First third-party is an odd phrase
Hey, do you want to play games on your Apple TV using a controller that has physical buttons and a more standardized video game controller layout? Well, good news, third-party controllers are starting to pop up for the device...
But when will we get sexy colors?
At around 38:33 in the video above, we get our first in-depth look at the Xbox Elite's controller app, and it looks awesome. The app allows you to configure your controller in basically every way imaginable from stick sensit...
Function, not form
I mean, hey, it works. Anyone type enough on the Xbox One that they're picking this bad boy up when it launches in November?
Amazon UK offer knocks 42% off RRP
[Update: And... they're gone! Hope everyone who wanted one got one!]
If you've been hesitating to splash the cash and secure yourself a Xbox One Elite Controller, pay attention - Amazon UK is selling the things for "just" &po...
Courtesy of Hori
With a name like Tactical Assault Commander 4, you know shit's about to get real.
Hori is creating another PC-style wired controller for consoles following its hybrid keyboard/mouse controller for PlayStation 3. This new one,...
20th anniversary headset, too
For most of us, that limited-edition 20th anniversary PlayStation 4 was something to look at and nothing more. Sony didn't produce enough of them to meet demand. But at least with the controller, we're getting a second chance...
The price of the high life
It may not have gotten a ton of attention this morning, but one of the more interesting reveals at Microsoft's press conference was the Xbox One Elite Controller. It's made for both Xbox One and PC, and the hook is that it's...
Button remapping is great news
At the Microsoft expo at E3, Microsoft has unveiled its new Xbox One controller design, dubbed the “Elite.”
Microsoft is claiming it will have increased precision, but more importantly it will also bring customis...
Played like a damn fiddle
Virtual reality enthusiasts were not exactly enthused by the news that Oculus Rift would come with a wireless Xbox One controller as its default input method. The goal there is to give "developers something they can target," ...
Yep, it comes with Halo
After an Amazon leak confirmed the existence of an Xbox One model with a 1TB hard drive, Microsoft has officially announced both the new SKU and a price drop for the 500GB model, along with the new Xbox One controller. The co...
I'm not yet convinced
So, Valve has been singing the praises of its upcoming Steam Controller for a while now as the herald of a new golden age of couch friendly PC gaming. Outside of issues like precise mouse controls and button layouts, one of t...
Controller and Steam Link, too
In true Valve fashion, we've waited years to see if Steam Machines will ever actually see the light of day. They were revealed a long time ago, but then they just sort of never came out. Well, the first batch is definitely s...
All but confirmed now
As if yesterday's rumor that Microsoft is set to reveal an improved Xbox One controller in June wasn't substantiated enough, we have an international retailer to help back everything up. Bless those international retailers; t...
Flood the streets with useless adapters
It seems as if there's a subtle but big change on the horizon for the Xbox One controller. The current model features a proprietary audio jack that requires an adapter (sold separately for $25) to use with normal headphones. ...
Red, red, fine
The official PlayStation Twitter posted pictures of a Magma Red DualShock 4 controller for PlayStation 4 that will be available this summer in the US. Preorders are available now for those who want to ensure they receive one as soon as possible.
I remember having a multitude of different N64 controllers back in the day; man was I cool at the Mario Party parties I'd throw.
Use any controller with any console with this cross-compatibility device
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Fabio Teixeira, Topken, and TroyFullbuster!]
Destructoid has once again joined forces with our friends at ConsoleTuner to offer another awesome contest for the Dtoid community! This time aro...
'A little rumbly'
One of what was seemingly the better-kept secrets at PAX East 2015, the Steam Controller, was available for hands on at the Alienware booth connected to the company's Steam Machines.
I was able to test the previous iteration...
These things sure are pricey
In its push to expand the "Steam universe," Valve has added store listings for Steam Machines as well as the finalized Steam Controller and also Steam Link, a PC-to-TV streaming device.
All of this stuff will become available...
No more cables!
At GDC 2015, Microsoft announced plans to release a wireless adapter for Xbox One controllers on Windows later this year. Great news, but we need dates, Phil Spencer. Specific dates!
I had terrible luck with my wireless adapter for the Xbox 360 gamepad -- damn thing was spotty at best, non-functional at worst -- so here's hoping these new ones are an improvement.