Is The PS3 Firmware Update Breaking Knock-Off Controllers?

The PlayStation 3's Firmware 3.00 improves the XMB interface, and seems to help the Slim model load games and Blu-ray discs faster, but some users are reporting that their third-party controllers have stopped working since they installed the update. » 9/04/09 4:05am 9/04/09 4:05am

PSP Getting Dual Shock 3 Support Through 'PSP Plus'

We've seen the patents » 10/09/08 8:40am 10/09/08 8:40am and that the Sony PlayStation Portable would begin accepting the Dual Shock 3 controller. Heck, we've even seen those too impatient to wait who've on their own. But finally, Sony has announced a new feature called PSP Plus that will allow you to play PSP (2000 or 3000 models) with your Dual…

A Literal Hands-on of the PS3 Keypad

Ever since the PlayStation 3 QWERTY keypad was announced » 10/01/08 4:40pm 10/01/08 4:40pm, we've been wondering (incessantly night and day) whether or not you could actually reach the thing as it sits perched of the DualShock 3. But according to some pics snapped by MTV, it doesn't look like you'll need grotesque, alien fingers to reach the…

How Sony's Cheapness Is Biting The PS3 In The Ass

Sony's mantra of not writing checks for exclusives-or much of anything-seems to be biting them in the ass a couple times this week. There are at least four cases where the PlayStation 3 has suffered because of Sony's lack of willingness to open up the purse strings. We knew two of these before-backward compatibility… » 7/17/08 3:40pm 7/17/08 3:40pm

PlayStation 3's DualShock 3 Controller Coming Next Week, SIXAXIS…

The DualShock 3 rumbling PS3 controller might have had an April 15 release date on it, but Sony says that units will be shipping out this week to hit stores by next week. If you see it in stores, buy it. Here's a list of games that will support rumble, with an asterisk after the ones that need an update to do so. » 4/02/08 12:45pm 4/02/08 12:45pm

PS3 Firmware v1.94 to Add DualShock3 Support?

According to Shacknews, the latest PS3 software update, v1.94, will add support for the upcoming DualShock3 rumble controller. The update will also include Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, the first PS3 game to take advantage of DualShock3. Apparently the rumble feature can be toggled by pressing the PS… » 10/23/07 6:50pm 10/23/07 6:50pm

PlayStation 3's DualShock 3 Tech Exactly the Same as DualShock 2 Tech

We asked you yesterday whether you were happy or annoyed that rumble is back on the DualShock 3 for the PS3, but this new revelation may change your answer. GameDaily BIZ confirmed with SCEA that the rumble technology in the DualShock 3 is exactly the same as the on in the DualShock 2, and doesn't take advantage of… » 9/21/07 2:50pm 9/21/07 2:50pm