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Controller prototype stretches thumbs for extra feedback

Video game feedback systems haven't changed dramatically since the implementation of "rumble" over a decade ago. Engineers at the University of Utah hope to change that with a new kind of controller. The prototype controller provides haptic feedback via small pads that sit under the player's thumb...

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Probably Not the Wii 2, Part III: Come on, 'Feel' the Nintendo

The Swedish site Loading claims to have information about the next Nintendo console, specifically its mythical, gigantic touchscreen control device. The "Nintendo Feel," as Loading's source calls it, has a controller whose touchscreen provides haptic feedback -- it can change the texture of areas...

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Tsunoda downplays lack of rumble in Kinect

Echoing statements made by Sony's Phil Harrison a few months before the introduction of the Dual Shock 3 (specifically, that rumble was a "last-generation feature"), Microsoft's Kudo Tsunoda suggested that the lack of rumble from the Kinect camera wasn't a big deal, by suggesting that rumble isn't a...

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