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Video games and batteries drag Sony down

Variety reports that Sony's profits are down a whopping 94% due to their enormous battery recall, and a drain from their video game unit. it's no secret that Sony has been spending a lot of money on the PlayStation 3 while they ramp up for their launch next month, but it's impressive to see what...

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A battery for gamers? Puh-leeze

Most gamers probably don't give two seconds of thought to the batteries behind their wireless controllers, but that hasn't stopped Panasonic from trying to market their new line of Oxyride Extreme Power batteries as "extreme power for every gamer's needs". A recent public relations entreaty...

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USB batteries for your controller

These USB-chargable AA batteries will work with anything, but the manufacturer is pitching them as an alternative way to keep your controller powered up. [Thanks Kenny]...

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PS3 pad loses DualShock name and vibration but picks up Wii-esque motion detection and wireless connectivity

In a shocking turn of events, the PS3 controller has gone from banamerang to wireless DualShock 3, except without the DualShock name and vibration. If you take a good look at the back of the new control pad (see the close-up above), you'll notice that the DualShock 2 brand name imprinted on the old...

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Quick Charge kit debuts at $29.99

Just a quick heads up: that Quick Charge kit that Joystiq took a look at earlier this month is available now for the not altogether horrible price of 30 septim...err, dollars. Unfortunately for them, I've already managed to free myself "from the tyranny and mess of cables" by picking up a...

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Cheapo PSP batteries that won't wonk out

Buying third-party batteries could either save you a whole bunch of money, or they could leave you maimed for life. Despite the potential for disfigurement, game news site Maxconsole took the chance and gave the 2600mAh MEGA PSP battery a spin. Their verdict? The MEGA performed just as well if not...

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