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Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel dropped to $100

Just in time for a last minute holiday present, Microsoft has dropped the price of their Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel from $130 to $100. It was previously dropped $20 in May following the launch of Forza 2. We can only imagine great racing titles like DiRT and PGR4 are wrapped up neatly under...

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Turn a national symbol into a, uh, steering wheel

Have a spare ogal handy? If you're not sure what one is, it's a black cord used to hold in place a Keffiyeh, an Arab headdress often worn in Kuwait and other Middle Eastern countries. Nintendo Wii Fanboy reader Almadi clued us into a quick DIY project of his in which he slapped together a...

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E307: Mario Kart Wii spins its wheels through our hearts

Nintendo didn't give us much on Mario Kart Wii, but it's enough. A smattering of sweet screenshots, a peripheral we're uncertain about, and news of online multiplayer is enough to get any good Nintendo fan's heart racing. As for the upcoming wheel ... Mario and Luigi manage to make it look like a...

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Nintendo announces online Wii Mario Kart, Wii Wheel

At Nintendo's E3 press conference today, Reggie Fils-Aime announced the first online-enabled console Mario Kart will come out for the Wii in the first quarter of 2008. Fils-Aime said the game is "not your father's Mario Kart," and hinted that the game will have a large number of characters. He...

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New Mario Kart and Wii Wheel revealed

New. Mario. Kart. And it's online. At the Nintendo press conference, Reggie hinted at the possibility of massive online races. "More racers means more fun. How many more? Stay tuned." In addition to online races, Nintendo revealed an official steering wheel accessory, not too different from the...

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Forza 2 racing wheel tuning possible through DiRT

Over on the Forza Motorsport 2 forums members are investigating a way to change the 360 racing wheel's force feedback in the Forza 2 demo. Currently, the Forza 2 demo does not allow customizable racing wheel options, but the Colin McRae DiRT demo does allowing players to change various settings....

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PS3 won't support force feedback wheels

Sony recently confirmed with 1UP that PlayStation 3 will not support force feedback, a technology that is often integrated into racing wheel peripherals. The explanation was vague: "All PS3 games are programmed for the Sixaxis which doesn't have force feedback, therefore the force feedback in the...

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360 Racing Wheel reviewed

Remember that spiffy racing wheel that Microsoft announced a while back? You know, the one that comes with the special force feedback version of PGR 3. Yes ... that racing wheel! Over at Xbox Canadian Live they got their hands on one to demo, and the short and sweet version is that they absolutely...

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Peripherals Gone Wild, caught on video

Via Robert Summa, posting wonderboy of Joystiq, we bring you this video of the latest 360 peripherals in action. You'll get to see all your favorites, including the wireless racing wheel, Vision camera, wireless headset, and the HD-DVD drive. The bulk of the video covers the...

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$40 XBL Vision camera & UNO bundle detailed by MS source along with prices & dates for other 360 accessories

Our friendly anonymous source at Microsoft has provided us with a few more details concerning the 360 accessories announced back at E3. Perhaps the most important involves the bundling of the Xbox Live Vision camera with a wired headset, the popular Live Arcade title UNO, and a month of Live Gold...

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