LittleBigPlanet 2 PS3 / PS Vita Cross-Controller Pack Out Next Tuesday

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71w ago - Community Coordinator Steven Isbell has confirmed today that the LittleBigPlanet 2 PS3 / PS Vita Cross-Controller Pack is due out next Tuesday.

To quote: December sees yet another awesome addition to LittleBigPlanet 2 €" the Cross-Controller Pack - making LittleBigPlanet 2 the first game to support this exciting new feature!

But what is Cross-Controller? Well, Cross-Controller lets you to use PS Vita as a controller for PlayStation 3, allowing the use of PS Vita-only features, like front and rear touch, in PlayStation 3 games.

More importantly, it provides a whole second screen where action can take place! This allows for an unimaginable number of new ways to play, some of which you'll experience with the LittleBigPlanet 2 Cross-Controller Pack!

In the LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack, Sackboy joins up with a group of lovable Space Pirates as they race to find a valuable treasure long thought lost to the Cosmos. On their adventure they'll encounter new obstacles that can only be overcome with the help of PS Vita's unique features.

As well as a new adventure for Sackboy to take part in, players can get their hands on a suite of new tools that let them create Cross-Controller levels for the community to play.

The LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller...
 

E3 2012: Sony Announces PS3 Metallic Gold DualShock 3 Controller

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98w ago - Sony Brand Manager Leon Sanders has announced news today from E3 2012 of a new PS3 Limited Edition Metallic Gold DualShock 3 Controller.

Below are the details, to quote: PS3 fans can really go for gold this June with the arrival of the limited edition metallic gold DUALSHOCK 3 controller.

As excitement builds for some of the biggest sporting events of the year PlayStation fans can get in on the action and feel like champs with the brand new, limited edition metallic gold Dualshock 3 controller.

Available this June, going for gold has never been more apt; if it€s scoring a winning hat trick or making poll position, do it in style with the metallic gold Dualshock 3 and feel like a real winner.

Check out these pictures of the hardware below. Cool, isn€t it?

DUALSHOCK 3 utilises Bluetooth technology for Wireless gameplay while the controller€s USB cable automatically charges the controller when connected to the PlayStation 3 system.

€Pressure sensitive buttons that react to each action make every impact feel like you€re right in the game
€SIXAXIS motion technology senses your every move
€Features Bluetooth technology for Wireless gameplay; the PlayStation 3 system can support up to seven wireless controllers at one time.
 

PlayStation Branded PS3 Keyboard and Mouse Controller Incoming

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131w ago - Today Sony has announced news of a PlayStation branded PS3 keyboard and mouse controller slated for release on November 2, 2011.

Manufactured by HORI, the Tactical Assault Commander 3 peripheral set will sells for 9800 ($127 US) and is officially licensed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

To quote: "The Tactical Commander 3 consists of an optical right-handed mouse and a keypad for the left hand with WASD-style keys. The pad also includes an easy-access D-Pad comes attached with a palm rest.

Tracking resolution on the optical mouse is unclear, but it's doubtful that the mouse can match the capabilities of a true gaming mouse for the PC. However, the mouse will come equipped with a DPI/sensitivity toggle for more precise aiming.

Sony has not yet announced what games it plans to support with the peripherals at this time. It's curious to see if the company plans to offer mouse and keyboard support for first person shooters like Killzone 3 and Resistance 3, which would undoubtedly benefit from the precision offered by the peripherals."
 

Video: PlayStation 3 Controller Made Fully Remappable Mod

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132w ago - Today Hazer has updated his ongoing PS3 SixAxis controller mod project and shared both a video below and schematics on making the PlayStation 3 controller fully remappable!

Download: PS3 Remap Controller User Guide (PDF) / PS3 Remap v1.0

To quote: Hello everyone, I am glad to introduce the long awaited PS3 Remappable controller. This project started with the express intention of granting Chuck Bittner his desire to remap the buttons on a standard controller.

With this controller, Chuck will be able to remap the buttons on any current and past game that he normally would have to pass on due to the ergonomics of the default button layout. But his petition is much more important than that, as it will allow stock controllers the same ability for all games in the future. So please visit his petition (petitiononline.com/cu5t0m/petition.html) and support the cause.

OK. Now onto the main event! I have spent better than 6 months of late nights (I dont have free time before 10PM) getting this modification to work just right. I have made the decision not only to make the first controller...
 

XCM Announces PS3 Controller Mod LED Analog Thumbsticks

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133w ago - Shortly following the XBox 360 news from the XCM Team, they have also announced their new XCM PS3 LED Analog Thumbsticks for PlayStation 3 console owners who wish to modify their controllers for a customized look.

You can check out their official page to see the 49 color combinations currently available to pick from!

To quote: If you're tired of using the convex thumb sticks on the PS3TM controller, you can now replace it with the XCM Concave LED Analog Thumb Sticks.

The XCM LED Analog Thumb Sticks is not only bringing a new joy for gaming but also built-in LED light. You are able to select between colors: Blue, Green, Red, Purple, Lime, Yellow and White (XCM LED Analog Thumb Sticks provides 7 various colors) or turn it off.
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You can have 2 different colors on 2 sticks (there is a total of 49 color combinations to choose from).

We also give you another pair of LED analog convex thumb sticks as well, so you will have total 2 pieces of Concave and 2 pieces of Convex LED analog thumb sticks. It is a time to start enjoying the new gaming experience.
 











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