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Gametrak Freedom Wiimote-style Xbox 360 controller coming Q4

Gametrak Freedom Wiimote-style Xbox 360 controller coming Q4

Xbox 360 owners will have a chance to gesticulate just as wildly at their console as Wii gamers as of this Fall, after Gametrak finally launch their Freedom motion-controller.  First spotted back in September last year, the latest redesign of the Gametrak Freedom gives it 360-coloring and more streamlined controls; unlike other Wiimote-clones we've seen, it uses ultrasonic 3D positioning for increased accuracy.

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Nintendo facing delay on Wii MotionPlus?

Nintendo facing delay on Wii MotionPlus?

Nintendo's MotionPlus accessory for the Wii's Wiimote controller may be facing a delay, with the company rumored to be "trying to figure out a few hiccups" before the attachment launches.  That's the word from the IGN Wii podcast, which suggests the Wii MotionPlus is causing engineers inside Nintendo unexpected amounts of trouble.

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XCM Dominator arcade style joystick for PS3

XCM Dominator arcade style joystick for PS3

If your anything like me then arcade sticks are the only way to play your favorite fighting games. Luckily for PS3 owners there is a new arcade style joystick available.  This is kind of odd as the mainstream video games have turned to first person shooters and the PS3 doesn’t not have many fighting titles to begin with.

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Nintendo Keyless Entry System: video demo

Nintendo Keyless Entry System: video demo

If you've a spare NES controller lying around, a lust for retro-security and the ability to use a soldering iron without fusing electronic components to your hands, step on up for this Nintendo Keyless Entry System Instructable.  The inputs from the NES controller are processed by an Arduino, which decides whether or not to open the lock by virtue of its salvaged CD-ROM mechanism.

Video demo after the cut

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