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Magma Red DS4

Magma Red DualShock 4 releases in the US this summer


Red, red, fine
May 15
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. read
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DualShock 4

Have you had any problems with your DualShock 4 controllers?


Haha, I have
May 07
Hot damn, the DualShock 4 is a great design, isn't it? It's probably my favorite Sony controller to date, and although the Wii U GamePad edges it out in terms of my most-liked control method of this generation, it's a gr... read
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Okay then

The Free Syrian Army uses a DualShock 3 to fire tank guns


Maybe videogames do kill...
Oct 01
Turns out you can use videogame controllers for more than videogames. You can also use them to shoot a .50 caliber machine gun from your homemade tank in your ongoing battle against ISIS. Good for you guys, but I think I'll keep using mine for videogames. read
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SEXYSEXYSEXY

That sexy 'glacier white' DualShock 4 is out now


Also, an alabaster audio accessory
Sep 09
Destiny launches today astride this "glacier white" PlayStation 4 bundle -- something that exists purely to taunt those of us with boring old launch systems.  Luckily, Sony is also offering a pair of attractive... read
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Wave BlazBlue

Wave Blue PS4 controller finally coming this fall


Wave BlazBlue
Jun 24
Remember when Sony announced those Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire Wave Blue and Magma Red controllers a year ago? They were supposed to be available with the PS4 launch and then were not. Well, now one will be. The blue one, ... read
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DualShock 4's tracking light was designed for Project Morpheus


Sony had VR plans for the PS4 from the start
May 08
Tech Radar spoke with Jed Ashforth, senior designer at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, where he dropped quite the shocker. The DualShock 4's light bar was designed from the start to support Sony's virtual reality headset,... read
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PS4 controller woes

Sony won't give option to disable DualShock 4 light bar


Yoshida says controller LEDs don't use much battery life
Jan 17
The DualShock 4 gets a lot of praise, and with good reason. It's sexy. It feels like warm butter melting in your hands. And it's unequivocally better than the DualShock 3, because opinionated people on the Internet said so.&n... read
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PS4 controller for the PC

The DualShock 4 can be made to work on the PC


You just gotta grab some software
Nov 19
Thanks to some software created by InhexSTER, the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 can be used with a PC. The guys over at PC Gamer have tested it out, and they explain how you can get it working. Right now the wireless functions ... read
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DualShock 4

Sony's DualShock 4 feels like an improvement


It felt weird at first, but I'm already getting used to it
Oct 29
I'm already planning on getting a PS4 at launch, so when I found out GameStop was already selling the DualShock 4, I ran out to find one for the sake of science. Although it may look relatively the same compared to its predec... read
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DualShock 4 controller loses analog face buttons


Lack of interest cited
Oct 25
VentureBeat's full rundown of the PS4 DualShock 4 controller revealed that the analog face buttons do not carry over from the previous controller, the DualShock 3. They're all digital now. Toshimasa Aoki, the manager at Sony ... read
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Here's a list of PS3 games that work with Dualshock 4


Some work, not all
Oct 25
Wonder what PS3 games will work with the PS4's Dualshock 4 controller? Reddit has a good list going already. It looks like most of the games tried so far, though some do nothing, including some big titles like Gran Turis... read
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PS4 controller arrives fashionably early
The PlayStation 4 is still three weeks away from release, but that hasn't stopped its controller from sneaking onto store shelves well ahead of launch.  Shipments of the DualShock 4 have already materialized at certain r... read feature

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PS4 controller with PC

DualShock 4 works with Windows PC for 'basic functions'


Good news, everyone!
Oct 06
The DualShock 4 will be compatible with Windows PC, according to Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida. The executive confirmed the PlayStation 4 controller will be able to perform "basic functions" on computer... read
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Transistor

Transistor to use DualShock 4's lesser known features


Supergiant Games' next title will use the light bar
Oct 03
I've yet to get my hands on either of the controllers for the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One but I was lucky enough to get my hands-on time with Transistor at PAX East this year. In a blog post, Supergiant Games head Greg Kasavin ... read
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Getting in touch with the new controller
Behind closed doors at gamescom today, Sucker Punch showed off some of what they've been working on for upcoming game inFamous: Second Son, with a focus on how they're using the PS4's DualShock 4 controller to mix things up.  read feature

20 facts about the PS4 photo
Well maybe you knew about some of these things
With the PlayStation 4 launch right around the corner there is much to be excited for. Sony has already knocked most of our socks off with the price; the sexy new DualShock 4 controller; and all the love they're throwing at ... read feature

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PS3 controller

PS3 gets limited edition Metallic Grey controller


Coming this June
Apr 24
Sony seems to release a new controller color every time my current ones are looking a bit rough. Judging from a Twitter post that popped up earlier but has since disappeared, the newest offering in their DualShock 3 controlle... read
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DualShock 4

Developers told Sony to change DualShock 4 controller


By game developers, for game developers
Apr 08
Sony put the future of the DualShock 4 in the hands of developers, who dictated changes to the longstanding controller's form and feel. Guerrilla Games (Killzone) and Evolution Studios (DriveClub), in an interview with Edge, ... read
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PS4 controllers

No DualShock 3 support for PlayStation 4, says Sony


Disappointing but hardly surprising
Feb 21
While we know that PlayStation Move controllers will be supported by PlayStation 4, it wasn't immediately clear if the current DualShock 3 controllers would carry forward into this next console generation. According to SCE Wo... read
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Yoshida: Share button is a 'huge focus' for PS4 strategy


Sharing is good
Feb 21
Shuhei Yoshida went into the importance of the DualShock 4's share button for the PS4's overall strategy in a roundtable discussion this morning. He says that it's a "huge focus" for Sony, and one of the key features of the P... read
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Open your eyes -- wider!
After the DualShock 4 leaks got out, I didn't give the new controller much of a look when it was shown off tonight during Sony's PlayStation conference. That might have been a mistake, though -- upon seeing these freshly-supp... read feature

PS4 controller photo
PS4 controller

More details on the PlayStation 4 Eye and DualShock 4


Plus the official specs
Feb 20
Following the PS4 press conference earlier today, Sony has sent out a press release with specifics on the DualShock 4 controller and the PlayStation 4 Eye camera. The light bar on the back of the new gamepad can change patter... read
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Japan getting MW3 and Uncharted 3-themed DualShock 3s


Sep 07
Is it true things always come in three's? Well in this case, no. But Sony appears to be going for a theme of three with their Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Uncharted 3 DualShock 3 controllers. A couple days ago Sony show... read
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M.A.G. playable with Move and DualShock at the same time


Aug 21
So we knew that M.A.G. would be getting move support, and an easy to develop assumption from that fact is that people playing with Move would be at an advantage over those playing with a DualShock. The precision (or lack ther... read
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PSA: DualShock can sub for PS Move Navigation Controller


Jun 16
Sony's pricing of PlayStation Move is pretty clever. They can get away with saying that the Move experience costs less than $100, since the Sports Champions bundle -- which comes with the game, the PlayStation Eye camera... read
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Two new DualShock 3 colors coming to brighten your game room


Jul 28
My favorite thing about growing up with a Nintendo 64 were all the different controller colors there were to choose from. Each member of my family got their favorite color and used it exclusively during our nightly rounds of ... read
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Silver Dual Shock 3 coming to North America this summer


Apr 17
For those of you looking for something a little different for your PlayStation 3, this one's for you. A listing for a Silver Dual Shock 3 controller has appeared on EBGames.com. The retailer indicates that the controller... read
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Sick hybrid: Xbox 360 controller inside a DualShock 3


Aug 01
Are you sick of playing XBLA games with the 360 controller's rubbish D-Pad? Well, thanks to the modding community, help is on the way. The above photo is a particularly sweet mod in which someone trapped a 360 controller's br... read
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Europe finally gets DualShock 3 release date [Update]


Jun 30
While everybody in Japan and America have been enjoying their "last-gen" rumble, we in Europe have had to do without. Obviously, this is understandable, because just like Smash Brothers, there is simply so much tran... read
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In wake of DualShock 3 release, Sony discontinues Sixaxis


Apr 02
Despite the fact that Sony at one point downplayed the importance of rumble as a function in controllers, the DualShock 3 has entered the market in North America this week. Combining motion-sensitive controls with the fancy s... read






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