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Tag: game controllers
The wearables category of mobile devices has gone from being a niche space in consumer electronics to becoming the new frontier of mobile hardware and software development. San Jose based tech firm, Titanium Falcon, hopes to join the ranks of Google, Apple and Fitbit with a clever offering of their own; a gesture driven smart ring known as Talon.
Nyko isn’t new to making controllers for Android devices and this year at E3 2015 the company has unveiled a new controller which is compatible with Android phones, tablets, and set-top boxes called the Cygnus. Compared to Nyko’s previous controllers for Android, this one features a few differences and improvements.
So far Nvidia has really been pushing their Shield line of products over the past month, whether it be offering up a discount for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or something else, it has been a good time to buy a Shield Portable or a Shield Tablet. Right now Nvidia has put up another deal to take advantage of for the holidays which features the 32GB version of their Shield Tablet.
Ouya has been busy these days it seems, first with the limited white edition Ouya release, then the double storage black Ouya edition and now we have pre-orders available for colored faceplates for the Ouya controller.
It looks like there will soon be another option when it comes to picking out which controller you want to use from your mobile gaming needs. Evolution Controllers has put a Kickstarter campaign up for a new mobile gaming controller they have developed called the Drone.
Ouya said, back before the console launched, that their Android-powered console would see new versions of it being released with updated hardware on a regular basis. The company did warn everyone that this would basically mean that a new console would be released every year or pretty much every year as long as their is a substantial upgrade in hardware to do.
While some of you are already enjoying your shiny new Android-powered Ouya game consoles, and others happen to still be waiting for theirs to arrive, Mod Junkiez have gotten their hands on their own Ouya unit but it isn’t just for playing on. The company will also be developing new custom styles for the Ouya controllers, just as they do with other consoles like the Xbox 360 and PS3.
Green Throttle has come up with a rather interesting plan to help promote and sell their controller system that essentially turns your Android device into a console where you can play multiplayer games with friends in person using two controllers and your Android phone or tablet. The company is offering up an affiliate program for indie developers to sign-up for where they will get paid commission should someone buy a controller through a developer.
Like pressing buttons? Do you own one of those fancy, new-fangled Bluetooth controllers? Is a touchscreen a little too futuristic for you mobile gaming needs? Well, DroidGamers has got you covered. I, along with members of our forums have created an exhaustive list of controller-supported Android games.