Game controllers

Do you still have a pile of Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges gather dust in a drawer somewhere in your house AND do you also have a Samsung Galaxy S8? Then your retro dreams have just come true with SmartBoy. SmartBoy from Hyperkin is a module that attaches to the bottom of your… Read More

The GoPlay Sidekick from Kanex enhances your iOS game playing experience by giving you a real controller that you can hold in your hands instead of a virtual controller on your iPhone or iPad’s screen. The GoPlay Sidekick is small enough to put in your pocket and features a device stand that’s built into the… Read More

If you are a hardcore console gamer or just an informed one then you should know about Scuf gaming gear. They make high-end gaming controllers and accessories for the Xbox and PlayStation consoles. So it would make sense that they would adapt some of their popular innovations to the MS Elite Controller, and that’s just… Read More

When the iPad first came out years ago, I thought to myself there’s something that has some real potential to become a portable gaming device. Over the years the iPads have become more powerful and the games more complex. The one area that lacked for gaming on the iPad was a suitable gaming controller, one… Read More

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

If you don’t know it, the E3 conference is happening this week. Along with the announcement of new games and system updates, I am always interested in the new gear coming out. This year Microsoft has announced the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. While on the surface, a new Xbox controller does not seem groundbreaking (especially at… Read More

Last week at CES in Las Vegas, Wikipad took the wraps off of their Gamevice gaming controller for iPad. The Gamevice is a classic console style controller that supports the iPad Air and iPad Mini 1, 2, & 3. Compatible with 100s of iOS games including popular titles like Bioshock, Borderlands, Call of Duty, GTA and others… Read More

When it comes to playing video games, I have been known to play for 2 or more hours in a session. Gaming like this is not un-common especially in my latest conquest Destiny. The problem is, that after an hour or so of holding my controller I find that my hands start to sweat a… Read More

If you enjoy playing games on your smartphone, the iPega Bluetooth Controller with Touchpad adds a traditional gaming controller to your mobile device for added fun and play-ability. The iPega which does not require any special drivers, is compatible with Android and iOS devices and features a built-in 2 inch touch pad. A special telescopic… Read More

KontrolFreek is a company that makes video game accessories that snap directly onto the control sticks for Xbox and PlayStation handheld gaming controllers. These add-ons are compatible with both the new PS4 and Xbox One controllers as well as older console controllers like the Xbox 360 and PS3. They are designed to improve gaming performance, accuracy… Read More

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

So, you consider yourself a gamer. You own the Xbox 360, you have all the latest First Person Shooters (FPS), you’re wired for sound with the latest headsets, but what about your game controller? The controller included with the Xbox 360 is fine, but let’s be honest, if you want to get to kill level extreme… Read More

Ok, so you could say I am a gaming junky when I am not writing or recovering from my various ailments. The one thing that has eluded me in my gaming is a decent game controller for my iPhone 5. Enter the Junglecat from Razer an iPhone 5 and 5S compatible phone case and game… Read More

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

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