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Miyamoto on Wii U: Dual GamePads possible, not likely soon

Nintendo game designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto discussed the possibility of allowing players to use a second GamePad controller for Wii U games in a recent interview with IGN, reinforcing the platform's previously announced two-GamePad capabilities. He notes, however, that the added...

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Rumor: Take a look at Amazon's Bluetooth gamepad

The photo seen above may be the first public look at an Amazon-branded, Bluetooth video game controller, assuming the Brazilian equivalent of the American Federal Communications Commission is to be trusted. That image, and the others in the gallery below, come courtesy of Zatz Not Funny, a tech...

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SteelSeries Stratus iOS 7 gamepad launches for $20 less than its pre-order price

SteelSeries' Stratus controller, the first wireless iOS 7 game pad, is now available at Apple stores and on Apple's online store. Since the Stratus went up for pre-order earlier this month, SteelSeries opted to change its price from $99.99 to $79.99 (79.99 euro). The peripheral manufacturer said it...

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How to reverse engineer a Wii U GamePad for PC streaming

PC gamers, have you ever looked down at the mouse and keyboard in your hands and said to yourself (dramatically, with a single tear of regret rolling down your cheek), "no, this will not do"? Well, how about hacking a Wii U GamePad to stream games from said PC? A team of hackers and emulator...

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Wii U GamePad high-capacity battery lights up the UK, Germany

A high-capacity battery for Wii U GamePads is officially out in Europe, available via Amazon in the UK for £25 and in Germany for EUR 35. The longer-lasting battery was first announced for the Japanese market on May 30. The new battery packs in 2,500mAh for five to eight hours of playtime,...

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Cross Plane puts a screen in a controller for PC, PS3, 360, Ouya

Advanced Gaming Innovations LLC began its Kickstarter campaign last week for the Cross Plane, a controller with a touch-less, seven-inch screen that functions as a main display for PC, 360, PS3 and Ouya users. The campaign is seeking $350,000 to begin production of the controllers, which...

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Nintendo releasing larger capacity Wii U GamePad battery in Japan

Nintendo is boosting the Wii U GamePad with an enhanced battery, announced for Japan today. The replacement battery stuffs in 2,500mAh, compared to the original 1,500mAh. That equates to 5 to 8 hours of charge, a good deal up on the 3 to 5 currently offered. The battery, which needs to be...

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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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Report: Resident Evil: Revelations features off-TV play on Wii U

The Wii U version of Resident Evil: Revelations will make use of the platform's unique hardware, allowing the full game to be played on the GamePad. The latest issue of the Official Nintendo Magazine reveals this tidbit, according to Nintendo Insider. The issue is due on UK newsstands in two days....

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Official Wii U GamePad Accessory Set coming Feb. 4

Nintendo will release a Wii U GamePad Accessory Set on February 4, the company announced today. The $12.99 package includes a screen protector, a large DSI XL-style stylus, and a cleaning cloth. Screen protectors are important – if not for the actual prevention of scratches, then for the...

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