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Wii U Famicom skin dresses your WiiPad in red and gold

Datel Japan will start selling the aluminum WiiPad Famicom faceplate pictured above at the end of July for ¥1,980, roughly $20. If you're looking to play some old NES games while your WiiPad looks the part, Nintendo officially launched the Virtual Console on Wii U at the end of April. The...

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It's not your Datel controller, it's your Xbox 360

Having problems using your Datel controller with your Xbox 360 all of a sudden? Well, you can blame yesterday's stealthy system update, which has wreaked havoc with some wireless controllers – specifically, the TurboFire 2, WildFire 2, EVO line and the Super Sports 3X steering wheel...

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Microsoft and Datel finally make nice, settle out of court

After a protracted court battle involving lawsuits on both sides of the fence, Microsoft and Datel have finally settled their differences and moved on. Bloomberg reports that a December 30 court filing outs a settlement between the two -- a settlement that Microsoft spokesperson Kevin Kutz...

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Watch your back, Dreamcast VMU, here comes the Turbofire EVO

Despite Datel's storied history with Microsoft's Xbox 360 console, the third-party peripheral manufacturer is once again throwing the dice with an unlicensed controller for the Xbox 360. And in true game industry fashion, the controller is a sequel. Dubbed the "Turbofire EVO Wireless...

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Court rules not to dismiss Datel antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft

Datel's antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft will continue, now that a US District Court has rejected Microsoft's motion to dismiss the case. In all, five of Datel's six allegations against the Xbox 360 maker will be weighed. The court did dismiss Datel's claim that Microsoft would be blocking the...

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Microsoft presses 'A' to sue Datel over supposed copycat controller

Microsoft reckons that third-part peripheral maker Datel's unlicensed Turbofire controller (Wildfire in the company's native UK) comes just a little too close to the design and tech of its own Xbox 360 pads for comfort. So, according to a Reuters report, it's suing. Specifically, Microsoft is said...

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Datel TiltFX adds tilt-based motion controls to PSP

Do you ever look at those iPhone gaming ads and say, "Gee, I wish I could do that on my PSP?" Well, if just buying an iPod is out of the question, Datel may have a solution for you. The TiltFX is a new accessory that promises to add motion controls to "all games" on the PSP. According to a press...

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Microsoft files motion to dismiss Datel suit, cites Apple and others in defense

Microsoft has registered a motion to dismiss the antitrust lawsuit originally filed by unofficial memory card maker Datel, in which Datel claimed that by locking out its cards, Microsoft was being illegally anti-competitive in the field of 'Multiplayer Online Dedicated Gaming Systems" and their...

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Datel's Sound Speaker DSi eats handhelds for breakfast

Nothing's ever going to top Nyko's crazy Zoom Case, but Datel Japan's bulky DSi speaker attachment thing -- the official title is the Sound Speaker DSi -- is definitely making a strong play for Most Crazy DSi Accessory Ever. As you can see, the accessory is not only meant to protect by consuming...

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Datel suing Microsoft over Max Memory card lockout

Datel announced that it has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft, in response to Microsoft's lockout (via Xbox 360 firmware update) of the company's Max Memory Cards. We doubt this is the "remedy" for the lockout issue to which the company previously referred, but it's certainly one way to...

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