Tag Archives: peripheral

3DS circle pad release date and price

You can never predict what Nintendo will do. Just a few weeks ago we were all laughing at the rumours of a second joypad accessory for 3DS. Then pictures arrived and we mocked them, saying that Nintendo would never release such an ugly attachment for its new handheld. It must …

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Nintendo confirms 3DS joypad add-on

After some doubted its authenticity this morning, Nintendo has confirmed that the 3DS joystick add-on is real – and is a Nintendo product. "We can confirm that Nintendo does plan to release the attachment but that any further announcements on the attachment will be made at some later time by …

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3DS pad attachment is real

MCV laughed at the idea just last month, but if there’s one thing you know about Nintendo it’s that you never know what it will do next. Scans of the latest issue of weekly Japanese games magazine Famitsu reveal that the rumoured second analogue stick add-on for 3DS is in …

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Kinect lightsaber peripheral spotted

Whatever your feelings about Kinect Star Wars, only the coldest of hearts could fail to be excited about this news. Eurogamer reports that two German retailers have listed a lightsaber peripheral that is Kinect compatible and designed to work with Microsoft’s upcoming Kinect Star Wars. It is said to have …

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E3 2011: Wii Vitality Sensor still alive

Development of the Wii Vitality Sensor continues and the peripheral could still see a release. At a developer panel at E3, Shigeru Miyamoto said, Development has continued,” Siliconera reports. He went on to say that the sensor, revealed by Nintendo in 2009, has a difficult time performing consistently across a …

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GT5s £450 wheel goes on sale

The Thrustmaster T500 RS – otherwise known as the PS3’s most expensive steering wheel peripheral – has gone on sale. Officially licensed by Sony and Gran Turismo 5, the wheel and pedal set comes with an RRP of 449.99. It features 17cm metal gearshift levers, central wheel spokes and a …

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iPad joystick revealed

Gamers who find themselves frustrated by the lack of tactile feedback on the iPad may be interested in a new accessory coming from American peripherals specialist Ten One. Called the Fling, the device uses two suction caps to attach itself to the corner of the iPad. Housed in the accessory …

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You thought Kinect didnt need peripherals?

Kinect’s success in allowing users to play games with nothing other than their body is a remarkable technical achievement and a significant milestone in the history of gaming. So quite why you’d want to buy an inflatable boat to stand in as you do is, if MCV is being honest, …

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PSPgo UMD attachment rumoured

Consumer website CVG is reporting that leading peripheral manufacturer Logitech has plans to launch a UMD drive attachment for the PSPgo that will allow users to play their existing catalogue of disc-based titles. CVG offers no price or date for the peripheral which, if real, will most likely work by …

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Genius uncloaks Scratch DJ peripheral

Amidst the backdrop of ongoing legal tussling, developer Genius Inc has lifted the lid on its own turn table peripheral that will be released alongside Scratch: The Ultimate DJ later this year. Designed by established DJ tech firm Numark, the device appears to be somewhat bulkier than that which will …

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