For those of you like myself who are familiar with the Novint Falcon, a dynamic haptics-driven peripheral that debuted at the CES a couple of years ago, today is a big day. The much-anticipated Orange Box Bundle has arrived. I signed up to reserve the bundle a few months ago and was notified today that it is now available for purchase. For those of you who are unfamiliar, you can see the device in action here.
The bundle comes with the following:
A must-have bundle for every FPS enthusiast, the Novint Falcon Pistol Grip Bundle takes gaming to the next level with our 3D Touch technology that lets you feel realistic weapon recoil and force feedback for truly immersive game play. The bundle includes:
* 1 award-winning Novint Falcon (black)
* 1 highly-anticipated Falcon Pistol Grip
* Penumbra:Overture (first person action-adventure/horror)
* Talon Special Ops (FPS)
* All of our free downloadable FPS mods, including:
o Haptics-Life 2
o Haptics-Life 2 Episode One
o Quake 4 HaptX mod
o F.E.A.R. and F.E.A.R Combat (multiplvayer)
* And your choice of one game from the following list: The Orange Box (when available), Aquatreous, Butter Bean, Cave Brain, Cell Blast, Chicken Hunter Buck Shot, Chicken Hunter: Birds of a Feather, Chicken Hunter: Chicken a la Kart, Chicken Hunter: Fowllywood, Chicken Hunter: Raiders of the Lost Whatsit, Chicken Hunter: Retro, Chicken Hunter: The Temple of SingSong, Crystal Quest, Feelin’ It: Arcade Roller, Feelin’ It: Arctic Stud Poker Run, Feelin’ It: Virtual Pool 3, Force Fighter, Gish, Impulse Thruster, Klectit, Mo the Mole, Newton’s Monkey Math, Snowbear, The Feel of Steel, Tobbit or XLR8.
Follow this link to get your FPS on with full force feedback. Also, alliteration FTW.
(Full disclosure: I own shares of Novint stock (NVNT.OB))