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Shack Reels: Hands-on With Steam Controller & Alienware Steam Machine

Andrew sits down with Alienware's Chris Sutphen to talk about the new Steam Controller and Alienware Steam Machine at E3 2015!


Curious about the Steam Controller and Steam Machines? Andrew gets to go hands-on with both while talking to Chris Sutphen about the new Alienware Steam Machine.

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    July 6, 2015 3:30 PM

    Shack Staff posted a new article, Shack Reels: Hands-on With Steam Controller & Alienware Steam Machine

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      July 6, 2015 3:33 PM

      Is the sound flipped or am I crazy?

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      July 6, 2015 3:41 PM

      Nice. So how did it feel in Borderlands and City Skylines? It looked liked the sensitivity needed some tweaking in Borderlands to me.

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      July 6, 2015 3:55 PM


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      July 6, 2015 7:06 PM

      I would like to see a demo of it being used to play a much more keyboard/mouse intensive game like an MMO, Diablo III, or and RTS. I know it can be done. You can do that now with Pinnacle Profiler or Xpadder ( using an XBox 360 gamepad ) and profiles have been made for these types of games. But how much better could it be using a Steam Controller instead?

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      July 6, 2015 7:10 PM

      if the analog is going to be used way more than the left dpad, why dont they swap it like the xbox controller

      bad decision (for my megan fox thumbs)

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        July 6, 2015 7:16 PM

        you have toes for thumbs...?

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          July 6, 2015 7:18 PM

          my left thumb is shorter than my right..its like a toe yes. its from playing snes as a kid

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            July 6, 2015 7:36 PM

            I wouldn't attribute a shorter thumb to playing video games

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              July 6, 2015 7:38 PM

              nah trust me, I pressed the dpad really hard as a kid. what happens is the snes dpad would breakdown and I would have to press it even harder. theres no other reason why my left thumb would be fat and shorter than my right thumb. I was basically raised by the snes, played it daily

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                July 6, 2015 7:46 PM

                what happened is you're part northern europe, likely from the islands

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                July 6, 2015 7:57 PM

                rip hands. should sue nintendo. Call up kenclopz

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                July 6, 2015 8:47 PM

                If that were remotely possible I would not have thumbs now. They would be gone.

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