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DualShock 4 in stores early: non-PS4 details emerge

DualShock 4 in stores early: non-PS4 details emerge

It would appear that one of the most advanced Bluetooth controllers on the market this year has hit some stores early: this is the PS4 DualShock 4, and it's been spotted at more than one store Up North. According to reports from DualShockers' varied collection of Tweets, at least seven individual customers have been allowed to purchase and take their DualShock 4 controllers home here in October. The actual release date for the PlayStation 4 itself is November 15th or the 29th depending on which side of the sea you live on, all in 2013.

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Unity iOS 7 game controller support reinforces “optional” state

Unity iOS 7 game controller support reinforces “optional” state

Seeing the Apple-made universal game controller support in iOS 7 was a healthy boost of confidence for game developers around the mobile universe earlier this year. For the folks at Unity, this meant they'd be able to release games that were working with a compatible support module that would be able to take full advantage of controllers in a way that all devices could work with - and Apple would support them in return. With the update to Unity 4.2.2, developers around the Unity environment will be brought up to full controller speed, as it were.

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PlayStation DualShock 4 confirmed compatible with Windows PCs

PlayStation DualShock 4 confirmed compatible with Windows PCs

This week it's been confirmed that the newest generation of Sony gaming peripherals - namely the DualShock 4 wireless controller - will be working with Windows machines. This is somewhat of a surprise revelation made by Sony for the PlayStation 4-aimed piece of equipment, mainly because there's no word from opposing camps (Nintendo for the WiiU and Microsoft for the Xbox One) of any sort of similar functionality for their controllers. Word comes from none other than Shuhei Yoshida, President of Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment.

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Steam Controller revealed: the missing link for SteamOS

Steam Controller revealed: the missing link for SteamOS

The third of three binding announcements has been made this week surrounding Valve's big move toward living room gaming: SteamOS, Steam Machines, and now the Steam Controller. This machine is a next-generation solution to the relatively stagnant state of gaming controllers in the market today, working with two large trackpads, haptic feedback, and a touchscreen in the middle. There are a total of 16 buttons and/or pads on this single controller, and it'll be entirely wireless, too.

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GameCase adds physical controls to your iOS device

GameCase adds physical controls to your iOS device

If you are an iOS gamer who enjoys playing games on your mobile device, but you don't enjoy on-screen controls the GameCase maybe just the project been looking for. The GameCase isn't a case in the way that you might think of because it's not designed to protect your device. It rather reminds of a PS3 or Xbox controller cut in half down the middle.

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DualShock 4 controller crafted with input from developers, offers Share button and more

DualShock 4 controller crafted with input from developers, offers Share button and more

Sony just dropped some specs for the PlayStation 4, and has followed that up with some details and a look at the DualShock 4 controller, with features including a Share button and some subtle design changes that gives it an entirely new feel over the DualShock 3, as well as a capacitive touchpad. We've got a gallery and the rest of the details after the jump.

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Xbox One controller to gain PC compatibility next year says Microsoft

Xbox One controller to gain PC compatibility next year says Microsoft

Microsoft has posted a video showing off the new Xbox One controller, detailing the changes that have been made to it and design differences gamers will find over the Xbox 360 controller. In addition to the video detailing the design changes, a spokesperson for the company discussed PC support with the controller to the folks over at Penny Arcade.

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Sony PS4 DualShock 4 controller lightbar cannot be shut off

Sony PS4 DualShock 4 controller lightbar cannot be shut off

The nifty lightbar that sits at the top of the new DualShock 4 controller and provides a nice glow actually can't be turned off, meaning that it stays on for as long as the controller is on. Sony's Worldwide Studio boss Shuhei Yoshida confirmed that the lightbar can't be turned off in a response to a question about whether it could be disabled or not in order to conserve battery.

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Razer Atrox for Xbox 360 gives retro joysticks another try

Razer Atrox for Xbox 360 gives retro joysticks another try

When it comes to gaming controllers for just about any machine capable of playing video games, Razer probably has the controller you need. The company made its name creating gaming keyboards and mice for computer gamers, but has branched out into controllers for game consoles as well. Razer has unveiled its latest game controller, and it's an old-school joystick specifically for Xbox 360 fighting game fans.

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Stinky Gaming Footboard meets funding goal

Stinky Gaming Footboard meets funding goal

Back in late March, I talked about a new gaming peripheral but it turned up on Crown source funding site Kickstarter called the Stinky Gaming Footboard. The device was a gaming controller that allows you to use your feet to and control input to various video games. The project was originally seeking $75,000.

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Xbox 720 detail leaks suggest “Xbox Infinity” as new name

Xbox 720 detail leaks suggest “Xbox Infinity” as new name

A new image discovered by users from both Twitter and Reddit suggest that the Xbox 720 may be released as the "Xbox Infinity". The image shows off the Xbox Infinity logo and it's followed by the tagline, "Infinite entertainment. Infinite possibilities." which compliments Microsoft's efforts to make the Xbox more than just a gaming console. However, of course the leaked image has been received with much criticism, especially from Forbes, whose Microsoft source sent them a differently-styled Xbox logo.

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Stinky Footboard gets your feet into the gaming action

Stinky Footboard gets your feet into the gaming action

Typically, when we're talking about computer gamers, the gaming peripherals of choice are things like keyboards, mice, and game pads. The common link here is that all of these devices are controlled using hands. A company called Stinky Board is showing off its product in the works called the Stinky Footboard that get your feet into the gaming action.

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