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GameStop is taking limited pre-orders on that pricey Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

GameStop already ran out of their initial Nintendo Switch and Zelda: Breath of the Wild special edition allotment, but you'll have another crack at something Switch related today -- the polarizing Switch Pro Controller. It's $70, but b...   read

 
 
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Here's everything you get when you buy a Nintendo Switch

If Nintendo's unveiling event for their new console has convinced you that you gotta get your meat mitts on one o' them Switches, you might be wondering what all you get for your $300. Here's what's inside: The console itself, a Switch Dock...   read

 
 
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The Nintendo Switch Joy-Con has a capture button, but it only does screenshots right now

The rumored Share button for the Nintendo Switch is real after all. Soon you'll be able to pester all of your friends with game screenshots and send them out with social media. Video capture will be possible some time in "the future." Also....   read

 
 
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Xbox One S controller clearance sale at $39.99

Need an extra Xbox One S wireless controller or two to go with your shiny new Xmas present? You're in luck! Newegg is clearing out white/black new controllers for 33% off at $40 each. These are the new controllers that have been updated for...   read

 
 
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Hyperkin is making an NES Classic extension cable

I imagine the NES Classic will bring about some happy memories this holiday season, particularly for those of you who grew up with the original system and now have kids of your own that are getting into gaming, but there are some less-than-...   read

 
 
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Someone made a PS4 Elite controller and it releases tomorrow

It's not by Sony's doing, but the PlayStation 4 will soon have an Elite controller to call its own. Xbox's Elite controller represents the best controller on that platform; maybe a third-party can do that same for PlayStation. Emio, a compa...   read

 
 
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If Sony won't make a pro controller for PS4, Razer and Nacon will

Not to be confused with the couple-of-weeks-off PlayStation 4 Pro, Sony has announced a pair of third-party "pro" controllers coming to PlayStation 4 this year from Razer and Nacon. "To give our competitive and pro players more choice, we i...   read

 
 
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Steam is overhauling its support for PlayStation 4 controllers

Steam is slowly assimilating every control method into its ever-expanding core, and it's just as well. While Xbox controllers were king on PC in terms of ease of use, the DualShock 4 has slowly been climbing the ranks. During its "Steam Dev...   read

 
 
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Oculus Touch is $199, shipping in December

The Oculus Touch controllers are fantastic. They slip over your hands and can detect your individual finger movements precisely enough that you get a convincing sense of immersion while waving your hands around in virtual reality. One of my...   read

 
 
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Review: PowerA Fusion Controller for Xbox One

I don't know why controllers with extra buttons and features cost so damned much. Clearly, neither do the folks at PowerA, who have created the Fusion controller for Xbox One that includes swappable sticks, quick-trigger locks, and two extr...   read

 
 


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With the new Xbox accessories, color comes at a price

Not to be outdone by Sony, Microsoft also has announced some new accessories for its updated Xbox One S. The Xbox One S controller, which has Bluetooth connectivity and improved grips, is now available in black, blue, and purple.   read

 
 
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The DualShock 4 PC wireless adapter is up for order on Amazon

Jordan just told us about it yesterday, and today it's available to secure for a future date. The wireless adapter to use the PlayStation 4's controller on PC is up on Amazon. According to the listing, the adapter officially releases on Sep...   read

 
 
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You could probably club somebody to death with this Russian gamepad

As a major video game press outlet, we get a lot of emails in our Tips mailer asking us to cover Kickstarters, iOS games, Steam Greenlight trailers, and all kinds of garbage. It happens! Any good PR representative will tell you that press c...   read

 
 
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Here's a cheaper take on Xbox One's Elite controller

Pining for that sexy Xbox One Elite controller, but can't come up with the $150 to get it? Or maybe you just can't justify it. That's understandable; $150 is a lot of money for a controller, no matter how good it is. There's a cheaper alter...   read

 
 
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Giveaway - Console of your choice, controller and a Titan One

Here's a big one for you guys. The awesome folks at ConsoleTuner.com are letting you pick your choice of console (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One), an opposing controller (If you get the Xbone, you pick a DualShock and vice versa), and of co...   read

 
 
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There's already a pretty decent sale on the new Xbox controllers

The new Xbox One S controller just released last week, but there's already a pretty dang decent discount on it. While these controllers normally cost $60, they're going for $11 off the very first time they're on sale. Amazon has the white X...   read

 
 
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This limited-edition Xbox One S is a bit much

I have no desire to get an Xbox One S -- not as a current Xbox owner and especially not with Microsoft's Project Scorpio coming down the line -- but I can't deny how sharp the system looks in white. This first limited-edition model themed a...   read

 
 
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The Steam Controller's Activator Update makes it even more customisable

Valve has released a beta build for its newest Steam Controller update, and somehow it’s managed to cram even more customisation options into an already almost overloaded pad. The Activator Update’s patch notes are slightly conf...   read

 
 
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Make your Xbox One controller look pretty with the Xbox Design Lab

In its E3 conference, Microsoft just announced a whole new scheme that will allow you to customise your Xbox One controller with a ton of different colours for every part of the pad. Dubbed the Xbox Design Lab, the scheme lets you buy your ...   read

 
 
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This transparent PS4 controller is a nice throwback

Sony has a new pair of variant PlayStation 4 controllers lined up for a summer release in the PAL region, and I hope they make it over to North America at some point. As a Nintendo-loving '90s kid, you know I'm all about that partially-tran...   read

 
 
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Review: SteelSeries Stratus XL PC/Android controller

Before Microsoft rocked up with Games for Windows, PC controllers were like the Wild West: support was spotty, controllers were often low quality, and getting them set up involved a lot of faffing and jiggery-pokery. There was a high chance...   read

 
 
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Steam Controller and Steam Link on sale for 30% off at GameStop

If you didn't hear, Valve has sold over 500,000 units of Steam Controllers. GameStop now wants you to join in the hype because the retailer is discounting the Steam Controller (and Steam Link) at a big fat 30% off discount. This is the firs...   read

 
 
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Valve has sold over 500K Steam Controllers

More than half a million Steam Controllers have been sold, according to Valve. The funky, big-eye-looking device has continued to improve since we reviewed it. Here are some of the recent enhancements for further customization and ease of u...   read

 
 
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An official Pikachu gamepad for Pokken Tournament is coming soon

Pokken Tournament still get some play in my house, and really turned out to be a fun little fighting game. It's a bummer that the new good gamepad can't be used for anything else, but for those of you that live and die by Pokken, you'l...   read

 
 
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The Steam Controller looks like the best way to play Dark Souls III

Now that Dark Souls III is out in the wild on Steam, Valve has released an official configuration setting for the Steam Controller to help you praise the sun in style. Now, I'm not the biggest fan of the controller -- unlike some writers a...   read

 
 



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