Splitfish Reveals FRAGFX Shark Controller For Xbox 360

Splitfish Reveals FRAGFX Shark Controller For Xbox 360

Xbox 360 gamers have had relatively little choice when it comes to control methods. There's the official controller, a few joysticks, and a handful of third-party controllers that usually weren't up to snuff with Microsoft's own. But this is something radically different. Not quite "Kinect radical," but as far as controllers go, this is pretty wild. Splitfish has made a name for themselves in the peripheral market for producing rather unorthodox items, and the "Holy Grail of FPS Controllers" is definitely no different. The company's latest is the FRAGFX Shark for Xbox 360. This same device has already been outed for PS3 and PC, but coming to Xbox 360 gives MS gamers the same spoils.


It's a hybrid control setup that brings the ultimate combination of mouse aiming and analog stick movement to the Xbox 360. The key features are below, but it's pretty clear from the images what's possible here. It'll ship at the end of August for an undisclosed amount, but hardcore 360 gamers are likely to bend over backwards in order to get one.

Key Features: 
 

· 2 AA batteries (not included) 
· NEW 50h + play time 
· NEW 500h + power save standby 
· Play with the mouse on the XBOX 360 as you would do on a PC 
· Full XBOX 360 PC and MAC support, either as a gamepad or mouse/keyboard control 
· Fast access to special features (eg macro, rapid-fire, button swap, stick swap, etc.) 
· Brand new wireless technology to 2.4 GHz  
· Plug and Play 
· On the fly dead zone adjustment wheel 
· SixAxis support

 

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Pretty neat. a 2 in 1. Would be nice for me to have this on the xbox... i suck at fps games because i can't control the joystick too smoothly...

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Woah.... Its cool and alll, Especially the mouse aspect, but hot dang! look at the A,B, X, Y buttons!! I have a Logitech mx 1000, And I cant fathom using my thumb sideways to press them. Maybe if they made the mouse sideways oriented, like this:

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This looks neat but that joystick like thing that looks like half an xbox 360 controller looks awkward to hold and even more awkward to use, it looks modeled after the wii's controller but combining a mouse and a flat tabletop like surface just equals an awkward situation

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