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I Love Designing My Own Controllers

A couple of weeks ago, my go-to Xbox One controller got into an altercation with a 470-pound electric wheelchair and lost. After spending hours browsing online stores for the perfect pre-built replacement, I decided to return to Microsoft’s Xbox Design Lab and make my own. It’s blue, pink, and yellow and uniquely…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I Love Designing My Own Controllers

A couple of weeks ago, my go-to Xbox One controller got into an altercation with a 470-pound electric wheelchair and lost. After spending hours browsing online stores for the perfect pre-built replacement, I decided to return to Microsoft’s Xbox Design Lab and make my own. It’s blue, pink, and yellow and uniquely…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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I Love Mad Catz’s Bizarre Gaming Mice

Look at this piece of gaming hardware, all panels and buttons and weird pokey bits. This is the Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ 1,000, a limited edition mouse celebrating the company’s 30 year anniversary. It’s emblematic of the odd but oddly-satisfying design choices made by one of the biggest names in computer peripherals. I…Read more… Continue […]

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I Love Mad Catz’s Bizarre Gaming Mice

Look at this piece of gaming hardware, all panels and buttons and weird pokey bits. This is the Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ 1,000, a limited edition mouse celebrating the company’s 30 year anniversary. It’s emblematic of the odd but oddly-satisfying design choices made by one of the biggest names in computer peripherals. I…Read more… Continue […]

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The Secret To The World’s Lightest Gaming Mouse Is Lots Of Holes

In order to create what it calls “the world’s lightest gaming mouse,” the engineers at peripheral maker Glorious PC Gaming Race took a mouse and put holes all in it. The result is the Model O, a very good gaming mouse that weighs only 67 grams and may trigger trypophobia. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Razer And Ducky Made A Beautiful Keyboard Together

Taiwanese company Ducky Channel is one of the most respected mechanical keyboard companies in the world. Razer’s been making black and green gaming keyboards for ages. Together, they’ve created the Ducky One 2 Razer Edition, combining both companies’ aesthetics into one quirky fun package. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Razer’s BlackWidow Ultimate Packs In Genuine Cherry MX Blue Switches For $55

The Razer BlackWidow Ultimate is one of the most popular mechanical gaming keyboards out there, and you can pick one up for $55 today, which is the best price Amazon’s ever listed. For that price, you’re getting five lighting options, genuine (and extremely loud) Cherry MX Blue mechanical switches rated to 80,000,000…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Finally, A Dreamcast Controller Built For Comfort

The original Dreamcast controller is a thing of beauty, but it lacks some of the features and ergonomic design that make modern controllers so pleasant to hold. Accessory maker Retro Fighters’ “Next Gen Dreamcast Controller” brings the classic design up to date. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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This Is As Cheap As You’re Likely to See a Cherry MX-Equipped Mechanical Keyboard

While most mechanical gaming keyboards look like props from a Transformers movie, Logitech’s G610 would look right at home in a nondescript office, and Amazon’s offering up the red switch models for an all-time low $60 today, which is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on any keyboard with genuine Cherry MX key…Read […]

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This $29 Mouse Is Perfect For Tinkerers and MMO Players

This UtechSmart gaming mouse is perfect for MMO players (or even for general computing tasks), and you can pick it up from Amazon for just $29 today with promo code venus2k8. That’s still a decent chunk of change, but it gets you a 16,400 DPI sensor (!), Omron switches, adjustable weight, dynamic backlighting, and 18…Read […]

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Bring the Arcade Home With 8Bitdo’s Discounted N30 Joystick

It might not be the most ergonomic of 8Bitdo’s excellent controllers, but if you want to replicate the authentic arcade stick experience, the N30 joystick is a great option for just $51. The N30 works over Bluetooth or USB, and is compatible with the Switch, PC, Mac, and Android. There’s no slot for quarters though,…Read […]

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