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Sony considered buttonless, touchpad-only DualShock 4 design

In an alternative dimension there’s a world out there somewhere where Sony just launched a PS4 with a buttonless controller. At the very start, we were thinking of drastically changing the controller,” Sony Computer Entertainment’s product planning manager Toshimasa Aoki told VentureBeat. We tried out new devices, changing the form …

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OnLive L.A. Noire gets touch screen controls

Gamers can now manually turn over all those discarded cigarette packets that litter the crime scenes of Rockstar Games’ acclaimed crime thriller. The OnLive version of L.A. Noire has been updated to include touch screen controls for users playing on an Android tablet. A free trial version of the game …

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Sony considered touch-screen buttons for Vita

One of Vita’s most senior designers has admitted that Sony at one stage pondered giving the PlayStation Vita a larger screen including touch-screen controls. However, the platform holder eventually decided that physical controls were a preferable option. When we first saw a prototype of the beautiful OLED screen we used …

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Nintendo won’t abandon buttons

With tongues wagging about what Nintendo may have in store for its next machine, president Saturo Iwata has suggested that the Wii successor’s controller is unlikely to follow in iPad’s footsteps. Speaking of the popularity of gaming tablets, he told investors: "I think it is an interesting device if it …

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Touch screen on Wii HD controller?

Nintendo’s successor to the Wii is built with a custom IBM PowerPC with three cores”, an ATI-built GPU, and at least 512MB in memory, according to new unconfirmed reports. Nintendo has declined to comment on the validity of widespread hearsay regarding a successor to its home console. Information on Wii …

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PSP2 – the first pictures

The first images of what pertain to be the still secretive PSP2 have appeared online. You can see them both below. VG247 says the images are of the dev kit that until recently had been doing the rounds. However, it has since been superseded by a single brick design that …

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PSP2 was shown off at TGS

As news breaks of a PSPgo price cut in America and Japan, further claims have emerged about what Sony has planned for the still unannounced PSP2. Rumours of a rear-mounted touch panel have been buzzing about for some time, and Kotaku claims to have further confirmation of such a feature …

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