• Nexon Takes A Strategic Investment in Rumble Entertainment To Expand West

    Nexon Takes A Strategic Investment in Rumble Entertainment To Expand West

    Korean gaming giant Nexon is making another deal to expand into Western markets with a strategic investment in Rumble Entertainment. They didn’t disclose the size of the deal except to say that it was an all-cash investment for a minority stake in the business. Nexon’s CFO Owen Mahoney also joins Rumble’s board. Nexon’s announcement comes just on the heels of… Read More

  • DualShock 3: Stateside on April 15

    [photopress:ds3apr15.jpg,full,center] April 15. Tax Day here in the U.S. It’s also the release date for the DualShock 3 for the PS3. Everyone can now easily sleep at night again. Yup, the PS3 controller with vibration will reach our hallowed shores in just about six weeks. As you may (or may not!) know, the current PS3 controller, the SIXAXIS, doesn’t have any vibration to speak… Read More

  • DualShock 3 finally a reality (at least next year)

    For all two dozen of you PS3 owners out there, you’ll be happy to hear that the next firmware update will include rumbler support for your controllers again. It’s been missing since the PS2, and both game makers and player have wanted their DualShock Shake, and now they finally have it. The new DualShock 3 controllers won’t arrive until well after Xmas, so if this has been… Read More

  • PSP Force Feedback Mod: Just a Proof of Concept, Calm Down

    I guess you can consider this a mod. Someone took apart a PSP and installed a tiny motor, giving the portable system ghetto force feedback. It doesn’t look like the mod will be mass produced or anything and it’s more of a “look what I can do!” than anything else. Be that as it may, it’s good to see people “hacking” their hardware. If I had any… Read More

  • Sony And Immersion Finish Legal Battle

    Remember a few years ago Sony got into some deep trouble with a company called Immersion over the rumble technology in the PS2’s controllers? Well after a long, long battle, the two companies have finally settled their differences. Immersion and Sony are now working together to incorporate Immersion’s vibration technology inside future Sony products, most likely including the… Read More