PS4’s Magma Red DualShock 4 will only be at GameStop

Want to see something pretty? Feast your eyes on a new color DualShock 4. It’s officially known as a Magma Red DualShock 4, but you’ll be forgiven if you decide to go around calling it the red one. In fact, it will probably make it easier to get a store clerk to help you with more »

These Star Wars Day Xbox One controllers are such a tease

Today is May 4th, which means two things. One is an ungodly number of stupid puns will be washing over the Facebooks and the Twitters whether or not you want them to, because “May the 4th be with you.” The other thing is that companies will be showcasing all sorts of Star Wars themed products more »

Rock Band 4 resurrected in 2015, proves Rock and Roll Dreams Come True

I hope you still have your PS3 and Xbox 360 instrument peripherals, because one of the games that needs them is making a comeback. All of the rumors and hinting was true. Sometime in 2015, Rock Band 4 will come to the PS4 and Xbox One. So why am I saying to get the old more »

I’m not sure if 2016 will be the “year” of Project Morpheus

The big news from Sony at the 2015 Game Developer’s Conference concerned a piece of tech many have been preoccupied with ever since the company announced it was a thing. Project Morpheus, the device that will allow anyone with a PS4 to enjoy virtual reality games, now has a 2016 release window. Which, theoretically could more »


ZRRO introduces hover technology controller

Love mobile gaming, but hate only having a tiny screen to work with? Tried other Android-to-tv gadgets, only to find out they sucked? Well, the ZRRO (pronounced Zero) is supposedly the answer to all those troubles. The ZRRO box is a powerful, Android-based micro-console, and it works with the ZRRO pad, a one of a more »

Microsoft’s HoloLens brings virtual reality to life

There are few things in life that get me as pumped up as the prospect of virtual reality. Needless to say, I had a little freak out watching clips of Microsoft’s HoloLens during today’s Windows 10 briefing. Unlike the Oculus Rift, or Project Morpheus, the HoloLens is a completely separate system. It is its own computer, more »

NES Power Glove also popular with musicians

Recently an article has been shared all over the place that talks about Robot Chicken animator Dillon Markey using a modified Nintendo Power Glove as an animation device. Most people have no idea what a Power Glove is in the first place, so here’s the low-down. The Power Glove was a controller created by Nintendo more »


2015 Prediction: GameCube controller adapter supply/demand issues will persist

Did you know the official Wii U GameCube controller adapter was briefly back in stock at the official Nintendo Store? Yes, on January 9, 2015 it restocked for a whole 10 minutes. Disappointing, but true. Clearly, Nintendo has issues with keeping a peripheral people want in stock. Yet, instead of coming up with a permanent more »

CES 2015: The strange Mad Catz LYNX 9 is $300

One of the best parts of every CES is looking at the things coming out this year and singling out the items that seem particularly notable. The Mad Catz LYNX 9 is one of those items. It’s the company’s latest controller for PCs and Android devices and, well, this is certainly something. I mean, it’s more »


MayFlash made a 4 port, Wii U GameCube Controller Adapter

The other day, we told you not to be dismayed about the lack of “official” Wii U GameCube controller adapters, because Play-Asia had serviceable, 3rd party ones. It was there that a commenter by the name of PayDay24654 let us know there’s an even better GameCube controller adapter out there, by the same company that more »

CES 2015: Nyko focused on the PS4 and Xbox One

When you have a new console, you tend to want things to be just right. You want to tailor your experience to your needs, which usually means getting at least one peripheral that makes it a little more your own. Fortunately for PS4 and Xbox One owners, Nyko’s CES 2015 showings are taking steps toward more »


Play-Asia has $14 Wii U GameCube controller adapters

Nintendo wasn’t really prepared in 2014. It flubbed the launch of both Amiibos and the official, GameCube controller adapters for the Wii U. In the case of the former, rare Amiibos became impossible to find. With the latter, adapters sold out quickly and though a restock has been promised, it hasn’t happened. Fortunately, Play-Asia has more »