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Review: T.16000M FCS Hotas

One of my favorite games in the last few years is Elite Dangerous; a boring space trucking simulator which to some is going to be about as fun as filling in an Excel spreadsheet. To me though, it's a kind of magic, spacefaring bliss, a rela...

 
 
 
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Chun-Li graces Mad Catz' first Street Fighter V stick

Mad Catz' first Street Fighter V fight stick is up for pre-order. The Tournament Edition 2 FightStick works with PS4 and PS3, has "Sanwa joystick and buttons, the very same parts found in Japanese arcade cabinets," and will run you $230. Fo...

 
 
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New game helps improve navigational skills for the blind

In a cooperative effort between Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, researchers have produced a new way to help the blind get around better: videogames. You may be scratching your head, as the two main compon...

 
 
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More Persona 4 gear than you can shake a stick at

Feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the Persona 4 merchandise that's been stacking up on Japanese shelves? Well, Hori has figured out another way to drain your MegaTen loving wallet in August with a new arcade style joystic...

 
 
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Review: SOL: Exodus

Space sims aren't where they used to be. Once the peak of triple-A development, today the genre's torch is carried mostly by outfits catering to hardcore, nostalgia-seeped joystick-grippers. And while that approach has proved profitable for...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: A Kiss From The Nubs & New Vita Games

[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook.] Hey gang, ano...

 
 
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Mad Catz forms flight simulator MMO development studio

Wait what? You read that correctly, Mad Catz -- grown into the biggest peripheral maker in recent years -- has announced the formation of ThunderHawk Studios, a studio focused on developing a series of MMO flight simulator games to be publi...

 
 
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Hori Real Arcade Pro 3 VLX Edition will eat your soul

Despite many thinking that Japan only produces rape games, there was once another product that would shock and awe western gamers: the Hori Real Arcade Pro series of joysticks. Having recently had their supremacy challenged by the likes of ...

 
 
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Get MechWarrior 4 for free maybe around Thanksgiving

PC gamers, get ready to bust out your old joystick...y'know, the one you've secretly kept in good condition, waiting on the announcement of Freespace 3, that joystick. MekTek.net may be rereleasing MechWarrior 4 and all its expansion packs ...

 
 
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Roll your own: 3 badass custom joysticks

I've always wanted to make my own joystick. I'll be at an event or convention, and I'll see some guy who has his own handmade rig, and I'll think to myself damn, that guy is for real. And while it's always gratifying to lay the smackdown on...

 
 
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XCM Dominator Joystick does all the work for you

Well, not all. But it does have some shortcut buttons that you can load up with complex combos and retrigger at a touch.Check out the video above of the XCM Dominator Joystick for PS3, from TotalConsole. It shows how easy it is to tap in a...

 
 
 
 
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Phallic product names continue with the Wii Shaft

While some gaming product names are unintentionally pervy, you'd have to wonder about something named the Wii Shaft.     Gametrailers has this video of a arcade-style controller for the Nintendo Wii. The joystick is aimed at...

 
 
 
 
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Sega Dreamcast scheduled for American release in fall 1998

You've been waiting anxiously to hear this news, and we here at Destructoid are proud to finally break it. Originally code-named Black Belt, the Sega Dreamcast will be the first 128-bit console to hit the market, and features the NEC CL...

 
 
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Joysticks, the movie review

It's officially movie month here at Destructoid folks. First, Robert had the full Dead or Alive movie for your viewing displeasure. Then I gave you the preview of Game Box 1.0. DMV gave us a little Weekend Reading about potentially goo...

 
 
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Once you go black...

...well, you know the rest. Mad gamer scientist Alcaron gives us an excellent step by step on how to create this cool little Xbox controller mod. Not only is it cool, but it's cheap -- only $5 to make! I love seeing mods like this keepi...

 
 
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How not to destroy your home with your Wiimote

C'mere, son. Set aside that remote and take a knee. You and me, we're gonna have us a little talk about common sense. That newfangled Nintendo system you've got there -- the Wii? Yeah, she's a real beaut. Sleek, smooth, an ...

 
 
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Demystifying the Wii sensor bar

This video details the workings of the Wii remote and sensor bar by demonstration, setting the record straight on exactly how Wii technology functions in plain English. The more people that watch this, the less likely we are to hear the c...

 
 
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Wiimote strikes again!

CheapyD, my favorite video game-based Web site operator (Oh god, don't tell Niero! He'll beat me!), has yet another hilarious story about the Wiimote going on a rampage and smashing high-end electronics to bits.This time, instead of...

 
 
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Wanna Play Accordion Hero?

Not really a Guitar Hero type of guy? Find you keep knocking your glasses off when you try to get your rock star groove on? Well Accordion Hero might be the game for you. Schadenfreude Interactive has created this hilarious knock off o...

 
 
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Gigantic Atari 2600 (and Nintendo) Joystick

This 9 foot high monstrosity was created by Mary Flanagan and her intentions for this was to get people to literally play together. Pretty great concept if you ask me! Here's a few more pics of the controller via their Flickr page This...

 
 




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RiffRaff

Been seeing a lot of hate (not on dtoid) for cloud gaming on I dont get If it works well its a great option to get more great games to Sure, you dont own it, but you know that going Thoughts?

 
Plissken

My second playthrough of TLoU2 on Survivor, without listen mode (never used listen mode, IMO it ruins the experience) is being AWESOME, both narratively and gameplay It feels messy and desperate and I love Had a solid 6 hours sesh last

 
lokhe

Amazon has launched in Sweden and the product translations are some of the most #Darksiders3 things I’ve ever seen 🙈

 
RiffRaff

Good morning all! What are your favorite horror flicks? For me, in no particular order, Hellraiser, The Cabin in the Woods, Alien, Event Horizon, and Braindead/Dead Have a terrific day!

 
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Hypno

Cant believe I never listened to The Black Parade as a I would have been absolutely obsessed with Even listening to it for the first time in 2020 its

 
Neronium

Never realized how dumb I was being for my health Gonna call my provider tomorrow to change the plan cause holy shit my expensive prescription deductible resets January 1st, and I might as well just shell $80 more a month not to have to

 
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medicamecanica

Hot take: bravely default 2 feels like its trying to really appeal to old school lifelong fans of the And as the exact demographic of that, it doesnt interest me lol

 
 

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