Controller News


Horseshoes, Powergloves, and Other Weird Real-Life Controller Patents

By Cassidee Moser, Apr 28, 2016 3:00pm PDT

From wearable motion controls to breakable controllers, let's look at some of gaming's weirdest controller patents from the past few years. 


Mortal Kombat X Fight Pad Controller Review: Fear Me

By Daniel Perez, Apr 09, 2015 11:10am PDT

With the release of Mortal Kombat X taking place in just a few days, we take a look at the first fightpad controller made for current-gen consoles, the PDP Mortal Kombat X Fight Pad Controller.


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Original Xbox controller may be revived for Halo remake

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 16, 2011 11:15am PDT

The original controller that shipped with the first Xbox console may be making a brief return, if Halo's 343 Industries gets their way.


"I thought they were being handmade for the event. Not a reproduction or anything."

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Xbox 360 Controller Introduces 'Transforming' D-Pad, Hitting Stores November 9

By Xav de Matos, Aug 31, 2010 10:00am PDT

Xbox Live's Major Nelson has just revealed a new wireless controller model, which includes a "transforming" directional pad. Twisting the...


"Nice that they fixed the D-pad, but two major complaints: 1. Only available with the Play & ..."

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