A new alternative controller exhibit made its debut at GDC this year. Amazing selections from 14 independent teams were shown at ALT.CTRL.GDC on the GDC show floor yesterday, and every one of them had my imagination running. ... more
A small booth tucked against the wall on the Tokyo Game Show floor has regular demonstrations for their only product here, named Goron. This "tablet cushion" is essentially a head pillow with an arm mount for tablets or smart... more
Videogame accessory maker Hyperkin must not like its customers very much. Why else would it design a controller that looks like it could shred the skin on your palms like grated Parmesan?
This September, Hyperkin is releasin... more
Amidst Capcom's schemes to appease us with Mega Man-themed paraphernalia in the absence of an actual game announcement, I've more or less remained as reserved as could be. When Mega Man Xbox Avatars appeared, I kept my mouth ... more
The marketing of booby ninja school girl brawler series Senran Kagura is simply outrageous. Branded tissue boxes? Facepalm worthy. Themed desserts? Fairly creative. Cell phone charms? Well, that doesn't sound so bad...
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Anybody test out the 3DS XL Circle Pad Pro yet? Is it the cat's knees and the bee's pajamas? How does it stack up to the original Circle Pad Pro?
For a certain set of Japanese gamers, the stock devices are hella weaksauce. Mo... more
For Phoenix Wright's grand return to the courtroom in Japan this summer, Capcom has put together a number of limited edition bundles to sell on the e-Capcom store. For ¥9990 (~$102), you get a copy of the game, three alte... more
We reviewed and really liked PDP's Afterglow wireless headset last year, mostly for its excellent sound quality and pricing. We liked that it worked with all consoles and mobile devices, too. Really, the only thing we didn't ... more
Developers Crystal Dynamics have teamed up with Xbox to created a Limited Edition Tomb Raider Xbox 360 controller. The design features a two-layer color finish, and laser etching to create a worn feeling. The overall design i... more
Here's a neat idea:
SteelSeries announced the availability of their Free Touchscreen Gaming Controls for mobile and tablet gaming. They stick right on the screen, adding a d-pad and buttons to give you something close to what... more
What would be the ultimate keyboard for PC gaming? No, bigger. Like, ultimate ultimate. Holograms and laserbeams and sh*t? That stuff is not possible yet, but how about a multitouch screen display and 10 programmable buttons ... more
PowerA's MOGA Android controller will be out on October 21 in the US. The adapter will run for $49.99, includes a soft case, and the MOGA Pivot App. It's also going to come with Sonic CD and Pac-Man for a limited time at cert... more
Throughout its history, Nintendo has had its fair share of "what the eff were they thinking!?" moments. Take the Wii Vitality Sensor, for instance. A pulse rate monitor attached to a game controller? No wonder Iwata and pals ... more
One of the coolest releases for the GameCube was not a game at all but rather the Game Boy Player attachment. Sure, the SNES had the Super Game Boy, but SNES never suffered from the major software droughts that the GC did. Be... more
I bet every original Steel Battalion fan just got goosebumps upon seeing these images of the MEK-FU controller, huh? I know I did when I saw it in person last week at the Hawken party during E3. Of course, there's a sense of ... more
E3 isn't just a time for reviewing software; it's a time for seeing the latest and greatest in videogame accessories and hardware as well.
My visit to Power A was not only enlightening, it also provided me a chance to open my mind a little bit about third-party accessories and the very real benefit they can provide to the gaming community. more
Wipe away any Objection!-able material with this bizarrely fun Ace Attorney toilet paper. There are a few goodies being released as a promotion to Takashi Miike's film, but the one I'm gunning for is ... more
New Club Nintendo item Nintendo 3DS Game Card Case is shaped just like a 3DS game case, but it holds 18 games instead of one. Nintendo was nice enough to send this one along for us to check out, so now I can stop sticking my ... more
The guys at Namco Bandai have teamed up with Japanese fashion label VAROSH to create a unique set of Pac-Man items. It ties in to the label's 2011 seasonal theme of "Electric Night," trying to implement the vivid neon colours... more
Following E3 the majority of you would have gathered that I am quite the Gears fangirl, but despite my love for the franchise I cannot justify getting rid of my new Xbox 360 Slim just for the newly skinned Gears of War versio... more
We here at Destructoid love our Nerdcore because nothing is sexier than a hot chick covered in video game stuff. Heck we love it so much, its in our theme song. I gotta ask though is it still hot if the ladies are clothed an... more