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Valve discontinues the Steam Controller (with a $5 closeout sale)

Valve’s Steam Controller is a wireless handheld game controller designed for PC gaming… including PC games that you’d normally play with a mouse and keyboard. While it doesn’t have QWERTY keys, it does have two trackpads that you can use in lieu of a mouse, trackball, joystick, or steering wheel. First announced in 2013 and […]

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Razer’s new $100 Junglecat controller is like a Joy-con for Android phones

Gaming hardware company Razer has its own line of Android smartphones. But now the company is introducing a new accessory that lets you turn other Android phone into gaming phones. The new Razer Junglecat controller is a $100 Bluetooth controller that features two analog sticks, a D-Pad, and buttons. You can use it as a […]

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Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro is game console-in-a-controller (also usable as just a controller)

The folks at SNK tried to cash in on the retro gaming console craze last year with the launch of the Neo Geo Mini, an oddly-shaped portable device that looked like a tiny arcade cabinet. Now the company is trying something a little different. The upcoming Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro is basically a game […]

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Lilbits 355: Intel’s next-gen low-power chips coming in 2020, better graphics in tow

We already knew Intel’s follow up to the Gemini Lake line of cheap, low-power Celeron and Pentium processors would probably be code-named Elkhart Lake and that the new chips could pack way more performance, possibly by combining high-performance “Sunny Cove” CPU cores, lower-power “Tremont” cores, and Intel Gen11 graphics. Now, if a leaked product roadmap […]

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Microsoft starts rolling out Xbox One mouse and keyboard support

The Xbox One game console is basically a computer that runs a special version of Windows 10, but it’s clearly designed first and foremost for gaming and the main way you interact with it is by using handheld game controller. Still, some gamers prefer a keyboard and mouse… and soon they may be able to […]

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Amazon Fire TV Game Controller doesn’t support newest Fire TVs anymore

Good news for folks looking to play games on their Amazon Fire TV devices: the Amazon Fire TV Game Controller in on sale for $20, marked down from $50. That’s the lowest price ever on this wireless game controller. Bad news for folks that have recent Fire TV devices: Amazon’s official game controller only works […]

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Doogee says its S70 is the first “rugged gaming smartphone,” because of the gamepad I guess

Chinese phone maker Doogee is jumping on the gaming smartphone bandwagon with the Doogee S70. It doesn’t have the fastest processor, the highest screen refresh rate, or the most unusual cooling system. But it does have pretty solid specs, a detachable game controller accessory, a big battery, and a rugged design. The Doogee S70 is […]

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Amazon’s new Fire TV game controller has headphone jack, microphone

The new Amazon Fire TV box and Fire tablets aren’t the only new products from Amazon. The company has also launched a new Fire TV Game Controller, which includes a microphone and headphone jack. This lets you use the game controller for voice search and Alexa voice assistant functions, and also lets you use the […]

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Xbox Elite Wireless controller has swappable components

Ever wish you could change the button layout on your game controller? This fall Microsoft plans to launch a Wireless Elite controller for Xbox and Windows 10 PCs… and some of its components are swappable. The Elite Wireless Xbox One controller is available for pre-order for $150. At first glance, the Elite Wireless controller looks […]

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This could be what Android TV game controllers look like

Google’s Android TV platform is the company’s next attempt to bring internet video, search, and apps to the biggest screen in your house. Unlike the largely-failed Google TV initiative though, Android TV will also place an emphasis on gaming. While you can use a phone, smartwatch, or other device for basic Android TV functions such […]