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Razer's Sabertooth Xbox controller has buttons galore

After bringing its customizable Onza controller to the Xbox 360, Razer is at it again, apparently deciding that the Onza just didn't have enough buttons. The Sabertooth packs a full six programmable buttons, including two extra shoulder buttons and the bizarre, underside rockers seen above. These...

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An illuminating look at PDP's Afterglow Wireless Headset

We were pretty impressed with PDP's Afterglow wireless stereo headsets when we saw them at E3 last year. We recently got a chance to try one out and decided to film a short video. But where to film a video about a glowing headset? The only sensible place, of course, was the one source of perpetual...

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The MAG II is a gun-shaped motion controller for PS3 and PC

Armchair soldiers who prefer to play FPS games while standing in the middle of their living room and/or in front of their computer have a new option when it comes to chasing their goofy bliss: The MAG II from All Interactive Entertainment, which launches on November 13 at $150. Compatible with both...

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Open source mobile game controller iControlPad 2 has QWERTY keyboard

Product 3 LLC is in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign for its mobile gaming device, the iControlPad 2. With just under two weeks to go, the project has met over half of its $150k funding goal. Improving on the original iControlPad, the device includes a QWERTY keypad as well as a swivel-mount...

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PowerA's phone controller is almost as cool as its iPhone Star Wars cases

PowerA predicts it will earn $50 million in retail revenue from its line of Skylanders accessories alone this year. Up next it's built some Medal of Honor: Warfighter controllers and will unveil its "MOGA" mobile gaming controller, the latter of which you can check out in the gallery below, along...

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Joystiq goes hands-on with Razer's Naga Hex mouse

Look, if you don't have a mouse designed exclusively to play your favorite types of games, you're doing it wrong. At least, that's what Razer wants you to think. The company recently released it's Naga Hex mouse, which was created especially for MOBAs and action-RPGs, with six side-mounted buttons...

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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...

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Snag this crazy iOS peripheral, get free ride in a police car

This happens to us every time: We walk into the cell phone store, search the displays excitedly, and are immediately disappointed by the lack of small firearms for sale. Every time. Mobile games developer Metal Compass is looking to change this depressing experience with the Xappr, a gun-shaped...

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Here's the Mario Kart 7 steering wheel for 3DS

Oh, you're still worried about the unfortunate form factor of the Nintendo 3DS slide pad peripheral? That's old hat -- Andriasang recently uncovered an attachment which further turns the once sleek handheld into an unpocketable monstrosity: The Hori Mario Kart 7 steering wheel. The attachment,...

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Calibur11 Battlefield 3 vault prevents your console from going prone

While we're still not convinced it's a great idea to lock your hot, hot console inside a plastic box, Calibur11 has announced the latest in its line of "Vaults." Available for Xbox 360 or PS3, the new model carries a Battlefield 3 theme complete with an LED-lit claymore, decorative(?) smoke...

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