Logitech have announced their first force-feedback flight sim controller, the Flight System G940. Comprising a joystick with realistic force-feedback, dual throttle control and rudder pedals, the G940 summons up a huge number of programmable button options and is compatible with most PC flight simulators.
If your interest has been piqued about the upcoming Tony Hawk Ride game from Activision, you'll be pleased to learn that the company has released a few additional details about the game and it's very unique controller.
Numark have released details on their SCRATCH DECK controller for Scratch: The Ultimate DJ on Xbox 360 and PS3. The controller - which can be flipped around to suit left- and right-handed gamers - comprises of a free-spinning, touch-sensitive turntable and five drum pads, used for triggering either in-game samples or those recorded using a USB microphone.
Tony Hawk: RIDE has finally been priced, and that clever skateboard controller isn't doing gamers on a budget any favors. The game plus the controller comes in at a not-inconsiderable $119.99, according to Gamestop.
There are quite a few Rock Band guitar controllers on the market, ranging from the cheap to the surprisingly expensive, but one thing they generally have in common is the plastic strum bar. It doesn't have to be that way, though; one enterprising gamer has swapped out the plastic for a beam of infrared light which is recognized as a strum whenever you break it.
Well isn't this interesting? It seems a Walmart down in Florida has sold a Dual Shock 3 controller before they were supposed to, seemingly confirming Sony's plans to announce this PlayStation 3 remote in white for U.S. release at this year's E3.
Logitech have announced a guitar controller for the PlayStation, licensed by Activision for their Guitar Hero series. The Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller for PS3 and PS2 has a wood neck and body, plus a rosewood fingerboard and metal frets, while its wireless system offers up to 30ft of range.
Fresh gaming news from Activision today, as the company confirms three new titles in the burgeoning Guitar Hero franchise. Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and DJ Hero will all launch this year; Activision have also released this render of the DJ Hero controller.
Budget gaming peripheral manufacturer BLAZE have another offering for PS3 owners today, in the shape of their Digital Arcade Stick. Intended for arcade titles such as Street Fighter 4, the stick has eight buttons together with Turbo and macro functionality.
Hot on the heels of a screen-sliding PSP refresh, comes word that Sony are planning a Wiimote-style motion-sensing controller for the PS3. Tipped for announcement at E3 next month, the controller is expected to use LEDs and a webcam to track movement, with reportedly greater accuracy than Nintendo's version.
While there's unsurprisingly no word from Sony themselves regarding the new controller, the rumor-mill maintains that the company is contacting "key third-party publishers" and pushing for support in their upcoming titles. That would give the company the catalog of compatible games needed to properly launch the new peripheral.