Gaming controller

With Microsoft rolling out their new Elite Wireless Controller for the Xbox One just in time for the holidays, other accessory companies were sure to follow suit. Razer a company whose products we have reviewed before is no exception, they are entering the fray with the Razer Wildcat controller. Designed to compete with the new… Read More

Posted in: Gaming Gear, News

Continuing with my video gaming theme this week, I bring you the HipShotDot, an onscreen red dot sight designed for FPS (First Person Shooters) games. Here's the thing, as I have gotten a little older I sometimes have a hard time finding the sight reticle on the TV screen when playing shooting games. The scene on the… Read More

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So, I am moving up in the world, I am upgrading to an iPad air from my old iPad2. Better graphics, better weight, better gaming just to name a few advantages. Speaking of gaming, one area that the iOS devices lack in the gaming arena is a decent hand-held game controller. The SteelSeries Stratus hopes… Read More

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Gaming Gear, iOS, News

I find it difficult to play games on my phone with on-screen joysticks and buttons. My fingers move around on the screen, and I start pressing the wrong button or moving the wrong direction. Since I grew up with a physical controller in my hand, perhaps that is why I just can't get the knack… Read More

Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, Gaming Gear, iOS, Reviews

This Bluetooth Game Controller from Allputer works with iPhones and even iPads.  (Allputer says it has a known problem with Android devices running Android 4.0, but it should be compatible with devices running some other versions of Android.)  The controller has a telescoping holder at the top to hold your phone in place, or you… Read More

Posted in: Android, Gaming Gear, iOS, News

Gaming on smartphones and tablets is increasingly popular, but the proliferation of stick-on joysticks would indicate that people miss the tactile feed back of a physical controller.  The iControlPad goes beyond a simple stick-on joystick and adds a full controller to your smartphone.  The controller has "dual analogue nubs, digital D-Pad, 6 face buttons and… Read More

Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, Gaming Gear, iOS, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables

Instead of hiding your Nintendo gaming controller in your coffee table with your remotes, the Nintendo Controller Coffee Table from TheBohemianWorkbench Etsy shop is the controller.  This table is made of maple, mahogany and walnut with dovetail joinery and mid century modern legs, and it functions as a Nintendo NES controller.  A floating glass top… Read More

Posted in: Gaming Gear, News