Tag Archives: Controllers

Testing a bunch of Switch Accessories (Docks & Controllers)

I was sent a bunch of third party Nintendo Switch accessories to review over the past few months.

Genki Covert Dock https://amzn.to/2FFiyE7 (affiliate links)
Hyperkin Retro S64 Dock https://amzn.to/35F6eP8
EvoRetro Folding Stand https://amzn.to/2GQWlUg
8BitDo N30 Pro 2 Bluetooth gamepad https://amzn.to/32qMv3I
8BitDo SN30 Bluetooth gamepad https://amzn.to/32qMv3I
8BitDo SN30 Pro Bluetooth gamepad https://amzn.to/32qMv3I
Retro-Bit Sega Saturn 2.4Ghz Wireless https://amzn.to/2FqUpS7
Hori D-Pad Controller (L) https://amzn.to/33kOwxO

Nintendo 64 Controller Review & Retrospective

Svenny McG – my review of the Nintendo 64 controller, an official product released by Nintendo (NUS-005). A departure from the SNES controller, the N64 controller surprised many with the analog thumbstick and addition of the C-buttons, let alone the overall m-shape of the controller. One of the firsts to being 360 degree movement and a variety of ways to program for it, the N64 controller is a unique peripheral in gaming history. Stay tuned to the end of the video for a few tips on what to look for when buying an N64 controller today.

The Cantroller™ from Miller Lite

This is HILARIOUS! I want this so bad LOL

Miller Lite is thrilled to introduce the ultimate beer accessory: The Cantroller™ — the first controller you can drink. This fully-functioning video game controller, that’s also a 12oz. can of Miller Lite, comes complete with wireless. Bluetooth, haptic feedback, a 3-hour lithium-ion battery, and, most importantly, great tasting beer you can actually drink.

This game controller is BIZARRE…and kinda AWESOME!

The Novint Falcon controller was created by an American company to be one of the first 3D Touch devices with haptic feedback for games. The idea is that you would physically FEEL objects and events in games. Originally sold as a bundle for $189 back in 2007, it drummed up a lot of excitement, especially coming off the success of Nintendo Wii and it’s motion controls a year earlier. In this video we discover parts of it are pretty cool…and others… maybe could have used more work.
MORE INFO: https://www.giantbomb.com/novint-falcon-support/3015-5149/

8bitdo SN30 GP Followup: Directional Pad Too Sensitive? Errant Diagonals Tested

A number of viewers were curious about d-pad sensitivity on the SN30 controllers we reviewed the other day. In this video we’ll look at how the controllers are prone to errant diagonals under certain conditions.

So these controllers definitely are more sensitive than stock NES / SNES controllers. Could it be because they are new vs. a few decades old? It’s hard to say. But for those used to a certain feel on a stock controller may find these a little too sensitive under certain circumstances.