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Sony unveils officially licensed mini PS4 controllers

Sony has expanded its range of officially licensed third-party controllers via a partnership with accessories firms Hori, Nacon and @Play, which each designed miniature controllers for the PS4. The new ranges will launch between November and December this year and the price points have not been revealed yet. PS4 Revolution …

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Logitech acquires rival Astro Gaming

Accessories giant Logitech has taken a huge stride into the console market with the acquisition of Astro Gaming. The $85m deal sees Astro become part of the Logitech G division, which until now has been primarily focused on the PC gaming sector. Astro’s expertise in the area of console accessories …

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Nintendo unveils first official Switch bundle with Splatoon 2

Last night’s Nintendo Direct may have been all about Nintendo’s upcoming Switch title ARMS, but it also unveiled a brand-new range of Splatoon 2 accessories at the very end, chief among them being a brand-new limited edition Splatoon 2 Switch hardware bundle. Sadly, the limited edition bundle will come with …

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Opinion: Alex Verrey says for peripherals quality is king

Little Big PR’s CEO Alex Verrey discusses why the peripheral industry should "embrace quality". The gaming industry has been good to me. In fact, it’s all I’ve known. I left school to present a series of video game shows and somehow segued into gaming PR. I’m still here now and …

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Turtle Beach: ‘Audio will become an even bigger part of the gaming experience’

Turtle Beach received its first MCV Award for best peripherals and accessories in 2012 and went on to win every year from 2014. During our annual retail survey last December, Turtle Beach was also named the No.1 peripherals manufacturer by retailers – for the third consecutive year. We catch up …

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MCV’s guide to the top peripherals firms and products

As retailers are constantly on the hunt for new products to diversify their offering, we round up the top peripherals firms in the industry. Hori Lime Distribution LucidSound Orb PDP Prif Razer Snakebyte Turtle Beach Venom HORI Location: London, UK Key contact (pictured below): UK accounts manager Alex Sturgess, 020 3735 8125 …

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Nintendo Switch dock accessory set coming in June

Nintendo is launching a new Switch accessory set that includes the console dock next month, the platform holder has announced. Launching on June 23rd, the kit will also come with an AC adapter and an HDMI cable, allowing consumers to replace any part of their Switch setup without having to …

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Margin Makers: Guide to console accessories

The console accessories market has always been pretty healthy in the UK, but last week’s Ukie Consumer Spend Valuation report showed it took a hit in 2016, with sales in the Peripherals and Accessories category down 16.6 per cent year-on-year. However, this drop can traced to a number of factors. …

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Margin Makers: Guide to Nintendo Switch merchandise and accessories

The Nintendo Switch is ready to take retail by storm, with the help of a wealth of accessories and tie-in items. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild alone has enough merchandise to fill the shelves of every UK retailers, but with third-party publishers on board as well, it …

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Turtle Beach partner with EGL to create new eSports backpack

Headset and other accessory maker Turtle Beach has partnered with custom apparel company Electronic Gamers’ League (EGL) to make a new eSports backpack. The FLYTE is a eSports backpack that “has everything you need to take your gaming lifestyle wherever you go,” according to the official press release, and it …

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