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Peregrine makes for hotkey access without the keys

Peregrine makes for hotkey access without the keys

Well this is pretty neat. It's called the Peregrine and it's a nifty little accessory for PC gamers that want a more hands-on approach to their gaming. Yes, this glove here is actually a video game controller.

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Sony Motion Controller for PS3 unveiled

Sony Motion Controller for PS3 unveiled

It's not just the PSP Go!; Sony have also got something new for PlayStation 3 owners, too, in the shape of their own take on a motion controller.  A mere day after Microsoft announced their "Project Natal" system for Xbox 360, Sony's PlayStation Motion Controller offers 1-to-1 recognition by tracking a glowing purple ball on the end of a controller stick, using a PS Eye camera.

Video demo after the cut

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Logitech force-feedback Flight System G940 announced

Logitech force-feedback Flight System G940 announced

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.

 

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Tony Hawk Ride skateboard controller gets detailed

Tony Hawk Ride skateboard controller gets detailed

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.

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Numark SCRATCH DECK controller launched

Numark SCRATCH DECK controller launched

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.

 

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Tony Hawk: RIDE priced – $120 plus skateboard controller

Tony Hawk: RIDE priced – $120 plus skateboard controller

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.

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Rock Band guitar dumps strum-bar for IR

Rock Band guitar dumps strum-bar for IR

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.

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White Dual Shock 3 controller for PS3 makes U.S. appearance

White Dual Shock 3 controller for PS3 makes U.S. appearance

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.

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Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller for PS3 & PS2 announced

Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller for PS3 & PS2 announced

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.

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Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and DJ Hero announced

Guitar Hero 5, Band Hero and DJ Hero announced

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.

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BLAZE Digital Arcade Stick for PS3 is budget button-fest

BLAZE Digital Arcade Stick for PS3 is budget button-fest

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.

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Sony motion-sensing PS3 controller set for E3 launch?

Sony motion-sensing PS3 controller set for E3 launch?

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. 

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