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Steam controller redesigned to include a thumbstick

New images show a re-designed Steam controller – which shifts back a gear from the radical design and adds a slightly more conventional thumbstick. We’ve known that Valve has been working on the Steam Machine for some time now – its the PC gaming Kings’ attempt to break away from the desktop and enter the living room. One of the …

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James O'MalleySteam controller redesigned to include a thumbstick

Sony gearing up to relaunch old-gen features on PS3 in US, Europe still waiting

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Sony is bracing North America for the arrival of its bleeding edge new technology, the rumbling AND motion sensing DualShock 3 controller. The very notion was once thought so far beyond the realms of possibility that it must be an affront to God Himself. And so we were left to make do with the SIXAXIS, which detects motion only.

Then of course Nintendo create the Wii remote. Not only does it manage far more impressive feats of motion detecting, but it vibrates and it even has a speaker in it. Sony turned out be telling a few porky pies about combining SIXAXIS motion detection with old-school DualShock rumbling. Thus the DualShock3 was born…

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Al WSony gearing up to relaunch old-gen features on PS3 in US, Europe still waiting