Tagged: Controller

It’s not often that you’ll stumble across third party hardware products that have been officially licensed by Xbox, with the traditional green Xbox One banner emblazoned on the packaging, but the Horipad Pro For Xbox One is one such controller. As such you’d expect that this product would be of the highest quality, and live up to the high quality standards that Microsoft themselves set for their gaming accessories. Unfortunately, first impressions of the Horipad Pro are not exactly stellar ones. The initial unboxing is when the trepidation first sets in. The controller is extremely light; in fact, if you are an Xbox One … Read More »

Many people that I have spoken to about this robust controller had nothing bad to say. I can’t fault it; owning one myself, but having said that, I know of others who would. And those that do, the only complaint tends to be the hefty price tag. However, Amazon have recently put a price reduction on the controller saving you a little over £12 from its original price. It’s taken almost a year since release to see some kind of price drop anywhere but now that Amazon has decreased its price, surely others will follow. You can now purchase it for £107.75, … Read More »

Microsoft have released a ‘Blue’ Xbox One controller to add to their growing range of alternative colour schemes and custom designs. The controller is mainly sky blue with navy blue accents, triggers/bumpers and battery compartment. This is the same updated controller as the Xbox One Slim and features the same sleek, streamlined design and textured grip. It also features the the 3.5mm stereo headset jack and up to twice the wireless range. Features Solid blue colour Feel the action with Impulse Triggers and stay on target with textured grip Get up to twice the wireless range than previous controllers Seamless … Read More »

Last month Microsoft announced an expansion to their wireless line-up and now we have some firm details as to what that actually means: The new Xbox One wireless controller will be compatible with controller-enabled games on the Samsung Gear VR. That collaboration all kicks off with Minecraft: Gear VR Edition, which they’ve premiered at this year’s MINECON, letting players try out the virtual reality game using the Bluetooth-equipped controller. According to Microsoft: Players can get right inside the world of Minecraft and build, explore and battle mobs – all with a fresh perspective. Following a game update in October to … Read More »

Fans of the Xbox One S have, so far, been limited to playing their games with a white controller, or having their own unique ones created by Microsoft’s Design Labs. Tomorrow, though, that all changes, with the release of the Xbox One S black controller. The black Xbox One S controller features all the same features as its white cousin, including double the wireless range and Bluetooth technology, which allows gamers to hook up the wireless pad to Windows 10 devices. While the pad may be coming to Amazon US customers, there’s no word yet on if, or more likely … Read More »

Along with all of the game releases this fall, two new controller designs will also be available. The first is the Dawn Shadow Special Edition that has a black to magenta ombre finish. Retailing at $69.99 (£52.57), this controller will be available on October 4th, 2016. The Blue Wireless controller caters to the fan-favorite color of the Xbox Design Lab. Everything being coated in bright blue with a navy accent color on the back, bumpers, and trigger. This controller retails at $64.99 (£48.84) and will release on September 27th, 2016. Both controllers feature a 3.5mm stereo headset jack, Remap buttons … Read More »

Earlier on, we reported that the upcoming Xbox One S will be getting the full COG treatment, courtesy of the leakmaster himself Ekim. Turns out he’s right once again. Coming complete with the classic Crimson Omen and an in-built 2TB hard drive, this Gears of War themed Xbox One S bundle also has a sweet blood splattered controller (also sold separately), a download code for the upcoming Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition, early access to the game on October 7th, and a slew of in-game goodies. Not only that, but we’ve also got a second custom controller with a … Read More »

Remember how we cooed over those incredible custom controllers that Microsoft showcased during their E3 2016 press conference? All those options, all those colours. With 8 million different combos available, destroying the opposition will never feel more personal. While America is likely to get their hands on the Xbox Design Lab’s customised controllers at the start of September, which is when orders placed before the end of August will ship. The new controllers can also be engraved for, in the US, $9.99 more. If you live in the UK and Europe, though, you’ll be waiting until at least next year. … Read More »

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, has confirmed that keyboard and mouse support will be arriving on Xbox One – but gamers will have to wait a few months before it’s ready. The revelation can during an interview with gaming site PCGamesN, where Spencer spoke about how close the Xbox team are to bringing keyboard and mouse support: I keep talking about it in the press and my platform team keeps shaking their head, because they… Truthfully in our dev kit modes now keyboard works, mouse support is a little bit further away. I say it because I know it’s not … Read More »

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