Items tagged with wireless controllers

There was nothing worse in a 1980’s/1990’s gamer’s life then realizing their console controller could not quite reach the comfiest chair in the room. Now there is a solution for retro console fans. 8BitDo has just released DIY kits that upgrade NES, SNES, and Sega Mega Drive controllers to wireless. 8BitDo’s DIY kits include all the necessary tools and do not require any soldering. The original controller’s cables are connected to the interior circuit board. The 8BitDo’s kit includes a new circuit board with a Bluetooth chip and rechargeable battery. The hole that once fed the cable will be replaced with a charging port. The port will also glow and... Read more...
Start-up Brass Monkey is having a good year. Two games have now been released that use its technology to turn an iPhone/iPod Touch or Android phone into a game controller over any WiFi network. Plus, this week it was selected as a finalist in the Best Customer Engagement Driver category at the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange's MITX Innovation Awards. The winner will be announced June 16. With Brass Monkey, a PC game is turned into a console-like game similar to a Wii or Xbox Kinect and controlled with a smartphone. Right now Brass Monkey has software development kits for iOS, Android, Unity 3D and Adobe Flash. The company is working on versions for Windows Phone 7... Read more...