Tag: Accessories

  • News Sennheiser Announces Wireless PS4 Headset That Can Last 100 Hours Without Charging

    That's a lot of gaming

    German audio specialist Sennheiser has announced a new gaming headset that's compatible with PlayStation 4. The device is wireless, connecting to the console via USB dongle, and it offers up to a whopping 100 hours of battery life from just one charge. If only the DualShock 4 was so efficient. The GSP 370 will set you back a...

  • News Pay a Premium for the PlayStation Logo on a Licensed Seagate PS4 Hard Drive

    Or just get the unofficial one now

    Sony’s teaming up with Seagate to bring a new officially licensed PlayStation 4 external hard drive to store shelves – or you can just pick up the unbranded version for a few bucks less. The new 2TB game drive – which has apparently been “rigorously tested and optimised” for the PS4 – plugs directly...

  • Guide Best PS4 Controllers and Accessories

    Take your PlayStation experience to the next level

    If you are looking to take your PS4 experience to the next level, aside from buying some amazing games or a snazzy 4K television, the next best thing is picking up some lovely accessories to enhance your gaming experience. Perhaps you just need an extra DualShock controller so you can play some...

  • Black Friday 2018 Cheap PS4 Controllers Now Available in USA

    Dual shock

    If you’re just finishing Red Dead Redemption 2, then it may be time for a new DualShock 4 – there’s no doubt you’ll have spent the past month obliterating your X button due to Rockstar’s dated gameplay design. There’s good news, though: Sony’s reduced the price of much of its PS4 controller line ahead of Black Friday 2018,...

  • News Astro C40 TR Is a Modular Pro Controller for PS4 Arriving Next Year

    Mod cons

    With Sony still neglecting to create a 'Pro' or 'Elite' DualShock 4 itself, it's up to third parties to fill the space with a variety of alternative pads. We've seen a few efforts over the last couple of years, and now tech company Astro has stepped into the arena with its C40 TR controller. As with other controllers of its ilk, the C40 TR...

  • News The Ultimate PS4 Pro Controller Will Cost You a Pretty Penny

    But it's packing some killer features

    Sony recognises there’s a reasonable market for a “professional” grade DualShock 4 controller, but it’s one it’s happy to let third-party manufacturers supply. Razer, perhaps realising that it’ll be dining on caviar if it keeps pumping these out, is only too happy to oblige, so here’s the Razer...

  • News Sony Rolling Out New Gold Wireless Headset This Month

    Virtual 7.1 surround sound

    Sony’s affordable Gold Wireless Headset has become a popular accessory on the PlayStation 4, packing reasonable sound quality for a very competitive price. It’s no surprise, then, to learn that the manufacturer is revising the product for 2018, introducing an updated version of the low-priced headphones in both North...

  • News Officially Licensed PlayStation Glasses Promise to Make You a Better Player

    Should have gone to Specsavers

    Sony has teamed up with Numskull to create some official gaming glasses, a product which the manufacturer claims will give gamers a competitive edge. In actual fact, these are just spectacles with standard filters applied to the lenses, meaning that they’re more likely to prevent headaches than transform you into a...

  • News Sony Finally Makes a Great Looking PS4 Controller, Only Releases It in Select Areas

    Orange you glad?

    Look at that beautiful PlayStation 4 controller. Phwoar Oh, but there's a catch, because there's always a bloody catch when Sony makes an accessory that we wan

  • News That Cool Crystal PS4 Controller Launches Today in Europe

    See through you

    The crystal DualShock 4 that we've been raving about since it was revealed launches today in Europe, a handy tweet from PlayStation has reminded us. Now, we know that not everyone's a fan of transparent hardware, but we've been loving it since the days of those crystal Game Boys. Glorious. In terms of price, you're looking at...

  • Guide 16 Best PS4 Accessories You Need to Own in 2017

    Top gear that will elevate your gaming

    Own a shiny PlayStation 4 (or PS4 Pro) but wondering what accessories you should buy to accompany it? We’ve got you covered: whether it’s additional controllers, headphones, charging stations, cables, or cameras – we’ve picked the absolute best gear that you should buy for your box in 2017 below. Best...

  • News PlayStation VR Scores an Officially Licensed Headstand

    Tête-à-tête

    Add this to the list of weirdest PlayStation accessories: PlayStation VR is getting its own official headstand. Manufactured by the folks behind the Resident Evil 7: Biohazard candle, this bizarre obsidian noggin has been designed to store away your virtual reality headset in a safe place. It comes with a sturdy chrome base, an...

  • Hardware Review Hori Real Arcade Pro 4 Kai - Stick Joy

    King of the Kontrollers

    Capcom may have slightly fumbled the launch of Street Fighter V, but there's no denying that the title is a formidable addition to the company's long and proud lineage in a genre that it has arguably dominated since the early 90s. However, as any truly dedicated player will tell you over and over, the interface you use to...

  • News Dress to Impress with Licensed Street Fighter V Clobber

    Geek chic Masters

    Street Fighter is one of the few franchises that's more than a game – it's a cultural touchstone. It's no surprise, then, to see merchandise manufacturers go crazy with licensed goods for the latest entry in the fighting franchise. Numskull, known for its seasonal Street Fighter knitwear, has gone particularly nuts ahead of the...

  • News PS4 Nyko Databank Will Put Some Extra Fat on Your PS4 This June

    Chubby lovin'

    If you're anything like us lot then you've probably had to euthanize a few games to make room for new adventures on your PlayStation 4 – 500GB just doesn't go far enough these days. Of course, you've always got the option to upgrade the 2.5" stock hard-drive to something a little beefier, but even then the price to double up to 1TB...

  • News Keyboard Warriors Will Want Nyko's PS4 Type Pad

    Quirky QWERTY

    Nyko's clearly eyeing that enormous PlayStation 4 install base with real eagerness right now. In addition to the Data Bank, the accessories manufacturer has also dreamed up a DualShock 4 type pad, which will add a mini-keyboard to the controller. This plugs right into the bottom of the device, and will operate over Bluetooth. In...

  • News Nyko's Nifty PS4 Data Bank Will Solve Your Storage Woes

    Space to waste

    Storage management has become a key consideration for console owners of late, with massive installs and digital downloads meaning that it can be challenging to keep all of your content in one place. Much like the PlayStation 3, Sony's made it so that you can upgrade the PlayStation 4's hard drive as you see fit, but you're limited...

  • Weirdness Alright, These PS4 Face Plates Are Ridiculously Rad

    Cover up

    Sony may not have intended for the PlayStation 4’s hard drive cover to be customisable, but it’s cottoned onto the fact that people are using the removable face plate to personalise their platform, and has started to run its own line of custom concealers. However, while those are neat, these transparent ones from Cyber Gadget truly...

  • News Who Wants This Mass Effect Paladin Pistol Replica?

    Form an orderly queue

    Sprinting around your living room kitted out in homemade N7 armour may make you feel like Commander Shepard, but you’ll need to splash out on this replica Paladin Pistol in order to truly complete the look. The snazzy hand-painted Mass Effect 3-themed accessory is available to pre-order now, and will set you back a whopping...

  • News Sleep Soundly with BioShock Infinite Songbird Plushie

    You'll have to make do without Elizabeth for now

    BioShock Infinite’s gigantic mechanical guardian doesn’t make the most obvious bedtime accessory, but Irrational Games is moving along with production on these Songbird plushies all the same. The stuffed toys are available for pre-order right now from the developer’s web store, where you’ll...

  • News Place a Pre-order for BioShock Infinite's Sky Hook Replica

    Calling all cosplayers

    If you simply can't wait until the delayed launch of BioShock Infinite on 26th March, then you can always quench your steam-punk thirst by pre-ordering NECA's motorized Sky Hook replica. The sidearm measures 22 x 11 inches and can be pre-ordered via GameStop in North America for a mighty $79.99 (nearly £50). It's set to...

  • News Pre-Order Resident Evil 6 for Bonus Umbrella... Er, Umbrella

    Stay dry, soldier

    Here’s a pre-order bonus that’s relevant, tempting and totally bloody ridiculous. Capcom has announced that all Resident Evil 6 pre-orders placed through its online store will be rewarded with an Umbrella, er, umbrella. The exclusive accessory includes the fictional faction’s distinctiv

  • News Select Retailers Bundling Move Peripheral with Ninja Gaiden 3

    Wield the Dragon Sword

    The Nintendo Wii has taught us to anticipate needless peripheral extensions alongside motion controlled games, and it looks as though Team Ninja’s upcoming Ninja Gaiden III is not going to be any different. A listing on Canadian retailer Video Game Plus mentions a limited edition bundle which includes a Dragon Sword...

  • News Nyko Shows Off New PS Vita Accessories

    Start your starter kits

    Accessory manufacturer-to-the-stars Nyko has revealed an all new line-up of trinkets for PS Vita, ranging from rudimentary chargers to ergonomical battery boosters. The Power Grip, much like the 3DS Power Grip, will boost battery life while adding in a controller-like feel. The PS Vita Starter Kit bundles together a case,...

  • News CTA Digital Creates Official U.S. Army Move Accessories

    Fire at will

    CTA Digital's range of Move accessories already includes a PS3 bowling ball and a three-in-one Move sniper rifle, but the peripheral manufacturer just scored a huge licence: the United States Army. The U.S. Army Sniper Action Rifle is Move-exclusive, and looks like a slightly revamped version of its original sniper peripheral. The other...

  • News Sony Reveals American Prices For Memory Cards and More

    Prepare to spend

    Sony's American wing has announced its suggested retail prices for the accessories you'll need to get the most out of Vita, including memory cards. As we said at the time, GameStop's prices were off the mark, an extra $10 or even $20 more expensive in some cases. Here's all the details you need: 4 GB Memory Card — February 15,...

  • News Guess What Snakebyte's cam:clip Does

    Oh, you got it

    If you're still without a camera mount or clip for your PlayStation Eye, Snakebyte's just released its cam:clip in Europe. The clip can be adjusted to fit most plasma and LCD TVs, and is available now for €9.99. It's not quite as imposing as this PS Eye, Kinect and Wii Megazord, but then what is? snakebyte announces cam:clip for...

  • News Multiple PSN Accounts Means Multiple Vita Memory Cards

    Get buying

    PlayStation Vita offers on-the-go gaming either solo or against others through WiFi or 3G, but there were recent reports that the machine would only support one PSN account. That's not quite true, according to a Sony spokesperson talking to Wired.com. Each PSN account is bound to your Vita memory card, so if you want a second PSN account,...

  • News Official PS Vita Memory Cards Priced for US

    Get your funds in order

    The PS Vita will house a proprietary memory card, meaning you won't be able to plug in any of those Pro Duo Memory Sticks you bought for the PSP. You have to buy new ones. Seeing as many PS Vita Games (like Uncharted: Golden Abyss) won't even boot without a memory card, you should probably consider bundling one with your...

  • News Snakebyte Announces First Vita Accessories

    Quick off the draw

    Snakebyte has jumped the gun by being one of the first accessory manufacturers to reveal its range of Vita peripherals for next year. There's not too much exciting here — screen protectors, cases, chargers etc. — but if you're already planning how to carry around your Vita and keep it safe, you might want to investigate...

  • Out Now Flex-Fire (North America)

    Locked and loaded for launch

    We’ve been covering Flex-Fire for a few months now and the time has finally come for you to get one all for yourself. We’ve already given our full analysis on Flex-Fire in our First Impressions: Flex-Fire article and we think it’s worth the investment for those looking for a gun peripheral with a different, more...

  • News Sony Promising Special Move Add-On for BioShock

    Here's hoping for an arm drill

    If you were excited about BioShock Infinite before, prepare for new heights of anticipation. Sony has revealed the game will launch alongside an exclusive, as-yet secret PlayStation Move peripheral. According to Sony, it will "drawn you even deeper into the stunning vision of a parallel future", which could...

  • News External Battery Extends Vita's 3-5 Hour Life

    Battery add-on enables 9-15 hour lifespan

    PS Vita lasts about 3-5 hours on its own, but the optional external battery peripheral just announced by Sony will give perpetually unplugged consumers the opportunity to buy themselves some more time. The company released info on the device on Sony's Japanese site. PS Vita runs 3-5 hours only if players...

  • News Move Controllers 50% Off, Games for $9.99

    GameStop offers deal "while supplies last"

    If you have been holding off on picking up a Move, there's no better time than now. GameStop is unloading its Move controllers and accessories at a huge 50% off discount. That means you'll be able to pick up a Move controller for $24.99, the SharpShooter for a cool $19.99, and a Navigation controller or...

  • First Impressions Flex-Fire

    Outperforming the Sharp Shooter?

    Has there ever been a time in your life when you thought, ‘I could do or make that better’? But what do we normally do at this point? We go on with our lives, as the thought passes on and whatever it was we thought we could do better... well, it just never comes to be. But what would happen if you actually tried...

  • News These Chinese Move Controllers Don't Look Bad, Actually

    Bit costly though

    Third-party Move controllers are still thin on the ground, but Chinese company FirstSing has put together its own Move and Navigation and they don't look too bad actually. The bundle sells for just $44.80, a huge saving on the price of real accessories, but unfortunately with worldwide shipping at a steep $60 it's not such a sound...

  • News This Custom Painted Sharp Shooter is Pretty Sweet

    Beats red, anyway

    The PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter is available in two different colours: red in Europe, off-white in North America. Neither looks very much like a gun, which is why enterprising Joe Cosentino decided to take matters — and a paintbrush — into his own hands. His custom-painted Sharp Shooter complete with unique grips is one of...

  • News Memorex Shows Off New Move and Navigation Controllers

    Black and blue

    We thought we'd have seen third-party Move controllers on sale by now, but Snakebyte's own controllers experienced significant delays to their original January 2011 release date. Now Memorex is gearing up to unveil its own take on the motion controller and Navigation at E3 next week. The Memorex Motion Gaming Controller —...

  • News Trimount Makes a PS Eye, Kinect and Wii Sensor Bar Megazord

    Combine, transform!

    Real fans of motion controlled gaming often struggle for vital space around the TV area: with your PlayStation Eye, Kinect for Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii sensor bar all in one place, wouldn't it be great to combine them into a massive Megazord of black plastic motion-sensing? The $29.99 dreamGear Trimount takes all three...

  • News Flex-Fire: An Innovation or Fine Adjustment?

    Sharp Shooter with a twist

    It seems like we just put our hands on the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter a few days ago, but an inventor named Adam Wickam — Colorado gamer and entrepreneur — has already found a way to innovate the design of the Sharp Shooter. In our Sharp Shooter Impressions Article we noted that the controller had its strengths...

  • News Don't Want to Spend $40 on a Sharp Shooter? Make Your Own

    Might not be quite as pretty though

    The PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter is an awesome-looking piece of kit, with stacks of buttons, sliders, stocks and triggers, but it's also a pretty costly $40/£40. There must be a cheaper alternative, right? Movemodo Kussuth thinks so, and shared this photo of a home-made Sharp Shooter alternative fashioned from...

  • News CTA Digital Prepares to Launch Eye Clip and Mount

    Not as painful as it sounds

    CTA Digital continues to support PlayStation Move with new accessories, not least the PlayStation Move bowling ball, but its next release is a little less prone to ridicule. The Universal Wall Mount & Clip for the Kinect Camera & PlayStation Eye is a two-in-one solution that lets owners set the PlayStation Eye...

  • News Nyko Skill Shot Aims to Blow Your Wallet Wide Today

    Shoot to thrill

    Nyko's PlayStation Move support continues today with the launch of the Skill Shot, a "tactical rifle attachment" for Move that arrives just in time for the launch of SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs. Costing $19.99, the Skill Shot is half the price of the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter and offers support for left or right-handed...

  • News PlayStation Move Bowling Ball Looks as Good as It Sounds

    CTA Digital strikes out

    The Wii is notorious for hosting some of the most ludicrous accessories known to man — BigBen's Cyberbike is one of our favourites — but PlayStation Move isn't exempt from the plastic add-on craze. CTA Digital, the company behind the PS3 transforming sniper rifle and Move sub machine gun, is set to release

  • News Snakebyte Move Controllers to Take Centre Stage at E3

    Centre stage at booth 5744, that is.

    Accessory manufacturer Snakebyte is working hard to bring its own-brand Move controllers to market, with the company announcing they'll be shown to the public for the first time at E3 in early June. While we expected the Move controllers this month it now seems they won't be available to buy until after June's...

  • News Third-Party Move Controllers On the Way in April

    From Snakebyte

    Back in November we brought you shots of the first third party Move controllers from Snakebyte, with the expected release date set for January 2011. As you probably already surmised from their invisibility on shop shelves across the world, this date passed without event, but the controllers are now expected to launch worldwide in...

  • News CTA Digital Creates Three Move Sniper Rifles in One

    For when one just isn't enough

    There are tonnes of PlayStation Move accessories available, including sniper rifles, pistols and assault rifles, but what about a shell that combined all three? That's the thinking at CTA Digital, the company behind a new customisable add-on. An accessory that can be transformed into an assault rifle, shotgun or sniper...

  • News Blaze Charges Move with New Rapid Charger Unit

    It's a charger, you know

    Just when you thought there wasn't room on the market for another PlayStation Move battery-replenishing gizmo, along comes Blaze with its own take on the must-have accessory. Pointing to the release of "super addictive PS3 Move games" – their words, not ours – Blaze has crafted the PS3 Move Rapid Charger that...

  • News Nyko Set to Support PlayStation Move with Both Barrels

    Gunning for success

    You can never have too many plastic guns for PlayStation Move, with accessory creators Nyko bringing two new attachments to the controller in the near future. The more interesting of the pair is the Power Shot, a rifle-style design not unlike Sony's official Sharp Shooter. Holding both the Navigation and Move controller, it's...

  • News DualShock and Move Players Will Square Off in Killzone 3

    Plus more sharpshooter info

    Will they, won't they? The ongoing saga of whether DualShock 3 and Move users will be able to pit their skills against each other on the battlefields of Killzone 3 has taken many a twist and turn, but now the word has come from the o