3w ago - Today the folks at XCM have shared a video demo of their new MaxJoy RGB Thumbsticks Kit Set for the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad with details below.
To quote: The MaxJoy RGB thumbstick kit set is designed for the Wii U gamepad, it brings up to 999 colors on both Wii U thumbsticks for you to choose from, you are able to use 999 colors more rather then the black and white thumbsticks color now.
The MaxJoy RGB thumbstick kit set built in the rapid fire function on 8 main buttons (A, B, X, Y, L, R, ZL, ZR).
3 rapid fire speed levels on each main buttons (A, B, X, Y, L, R, ZL, ZR).
5w ago - Today the XCM Team have unveiled a demo video below and details on their new MaxPlay Adapter for the Wii U console which allows gamers to play their Nintendo games inside the vehicle now.
To quote from their official page: MaxPlay Usage Manual Functions & Features:
Play Wii U games via Wii U gamepad controller in your car! Not only for playing the Wii U games in front of your TV, you are also able to play the Wii U games via Wii U gamepad controller by using the Maxplay adapter inside the vehicle, finally something entertaining in a car, it should be great news for passengers
The Maxplay adapter can be used for charging the Wii U gamepad controller. The Maxplay adapter also works as USB voltage output charger for charging most of the USB devices that get their power through USB (such as mobile phone, tablet, ipad etc)
Comes with Micro USB cable.
Input: DC 12V
Output: DC 5V 2A
DC 15V 5A
Warning: Risk of electric shock, do not open the device. Keep away from water and heat source.
7w ago - Today the XCM Team have released their new Maxgear Cross Fight Converter for the XBox 360 Controller to be used on a Wii / Wii U console.
Below are the details from their official page manual, to quote: Maxgear Cross Fight Converter Usage Manual
Before using this product, read this manual carefully and retain it for future reference.
<1> Connect to the Wii Remote.
<2> USB port, connect to the Wii/Wii U console.
<3> “-” button.
<4> “+” button.
<5> USB port, connect to the Xbox 360 controller.
<6> Rapid fire indicator.
<7> Rapid fire button.
How to connect:
First connect the USB cord from Maxgear Cross fight to Wii or Wii U console, then plug in the Wii Remote and Xbox 360 wired controller to the device (Maxgear Cross fight), after that turn on the Wii Remote power, you are now able to use the Xbox 360 wired controller on Wii U/Wii console.
Note: the Maxgear Cross fight adapter supports the Wii or Wii U games with the icon printed (Please check the game manual before use).
24w ago - Following up on the previous Nintendo Wii U hacking news, today console hacker and mod-chip developer Marcan42 of fail0verflow has shared a Wii U teaser video via 0xf0f on YouTube demonstrating The Homebrew Channel below.
To quote: "We finally have a YouTube channel and we thought we'd kick things off with a little teaser:
Keep in mind that this is purely a demonstration at this stage. Depending on how things progress and what direction development takes, we may or may not release something like this in this form. Please don't ask for release dates. We'd rather spend time investigating the new system than putting together a release that may or may not end up being the Right Way to do things in the future.
Please ignore the blue blinks. The monitor kind of sucks at syncing to component video sometimes. I would've used HDMI, but the Wii U cannot output analog audio simultaneously with HDMI (at least not for the Wii U menu part), and I cannot capture HDMI audio."
On the Wii U specs, Marcan Tweeted the following:...