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The Battle of the PC Game Controllers: Xbox One versus SteelSeries Stratus Duo…

Here at Highpants I am the odd one out when it comes to gaming (tip of the iceberg), a game controller is my weapon of choice for gaming. This seems only natural to me as a long-time console gamer and a part time PC gamer.

With several awesome PC co-op games have taking over the office, especially Division2 and Vermintide 2, I thought it would be an opportune time to upgrade my old Logitech controller and join in the co-op mayhem.

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NVIDIA’s Shield Tablet, the Tablet with Game…

The second generation of NVIDIA’s portable gaming kit has evolved to the point that the screen has separated from the controller. While the original Shield gaming console was high on innovation it was a little short on sales. The newly announced Shield Tablet and Controller keep the gaming emphasis of the original; it just does each part better and separately.

Taking care of the gaming hardware the Shield Tablet crams leading edge hardware into a svelte 8 inch tablet. The Shield Controller rounds out the gaming experience with a fast, flexible and comfortable game controller. Any game available anywhere.

NVIDIA will sell the Shield Tablet and Controller separately beginning July 29. The 16GB WI-Fi only Shield Tablet will sell for $300 and the Controller for $60. Has NVIDIA produced the most powerful gaming tablet to date? Is it enough to capture share in a saturated tablet market?

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Possible Images of the Amazon Game Controller Appear, Speculation runs rife…

Speculation of Amazon’s gaming gadget for our living rooms has today gained more weight, the release of what is said to be the game controller for Amazon’s new Android device.

As game controllers go this one looks to be designed to meet a budget, not create a revolution. The controller is very similar in design to the Ouya’s controller, and at the very least it should be dirt cheap to produce. The Bluetooth game controller has all of the right features in the right places but it somehow seems to have come from the world of Minecraft with its large blocky style.

Amazon’s plans for worldwide content domination is now be focused on our TV’s, can their Kindle for living rooms succeed?

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