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Review: The Controller Shop custom DualShock 4

When a custom controller outfit offered to let us design our own tailor-made gamepad, it was a proposal we couldn't refuse. Except designing things is hard. So we rolled the dice and left that task in their hands, hoping their imaginations ...

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20th Anniversary DualShocks hit Europe in September

Are you a European gamer who desperately wanted one of those now ultra expensive PS1 styled PS4 consoles that released last year? Were you, like most of us, unable to get one? Well you're now in a luck, kind of, a little bit. Starting in Se...

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Magma Red DualShock 4 releases in the US this summer

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 poss...

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Have you had any problems with your DualShock 4 controllers?

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 great option. But...

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

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...


That sexy 'glacier white' DualShock 4 is out now

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 ivory accessor...

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Wave Blue PS4 controller finally coming this fall

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, according to th...

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

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.  However, l...

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The DualShock 4 can be made to work on the PC

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 seem to only wo...

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Sony's DualShock 4 feels like an improvement

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 predecessors, actuall...


DualShock 4 controller loses analog face buttons

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 Computer Entert...


Here's a list of PS3 games that work with Dualshock 4

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 Turismo 5 and Grand ...

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DualShock 4 already on sale at GameStop for $59

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 retail locations...

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DualShock 4 works with Windows PC for 'basic functions'

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 computers and the "anal...

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Transistor to use DualShock 4's lesser known features

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 outlines a neat...

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inFamous: Second Son shows off DualShock 4 features

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. 

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20 things to know about the PlayStation 4

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 the indie scene...

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PS3 gets limited edition Metallic Grey controller

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 controller line will be ...

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Developers told Sony to change DualShock 4 controller

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, discussed the p...

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No DualShock 3 support for PlayStation 4, says Sony

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 Worldwide Studios...


Yoshida: Share button is a 'huge focus' for PS4 strategy

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 PS4. "We believe...

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High-res shots of the DualShock 4 and PlayStation 4 Eye

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-supplied high-resol...

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More details on the PlayStation 4 Eye and DualShock 4

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 patterns, as we heard...


Japan getting MW3 and Uncharted 3-themed DualShock 3s

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 showed off the new ...


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