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

The DualShock3 Is Now Available in Silver, Oooohhhh

Sure, your black DualShock3 is clad in a timeless color. But this silver DualShock3 can match that pile of obsolete cellphones you have in the bottom of your closet. And it's available now at Gamestop for $55. [Gamestop via Kotaku] » 6/26/09 8:40am 6/26/09 8:40am

Lightning Review: Datel Wildfire, PS3 Dual Shock Alternative

The Gadget: Datel Wildfire, the first third-party PlayStation 3 controller to support a combination of Bluetooth, rumble and tilt sensitivity. » 4/15/09 3:40pm 4/15/09 3:40pm

The Datel Wildfire Hopes to One-Up the Dual Shock

In case you've been disappointed by the SIXAXIS or Dual Shock 3, Datel has just released the Wildfire. Yeah, it's a generic controller, but it's wielding all the standard PS3 functions and then some. » 3/26/09 11:40am 3/26/09 11:40am

Cross Battle Adapter Brings Xbox 360 Controller to PS3, With Rumble

It's the Holy Grail of self-loathing DualShock gamers. Ditch Sony's controller for Microsoft's with the XCM's latest, fully functional Cross Battle Adapter. » 2/19/09 12:20pm 2/19/09 12:20pm

If Only Sony Made Such a Clever PS3 Remote

There's nothing wrong with Sony's Blu-ray remote for the PS3, but there's nothing especially right about it either. And as unwieldy as it may be, this generic 3-in-1 solution looks much better. » 12/30/08 2:15pm 12/30/08 2:15pm

PlayStation 3 Controllers Plug Into Walls Now

I know I'm not the only one who's left on my PS3, justified it through Folding@Home, but really just wanted to recharge the USB controllers. I know I'm not the only one because today Sony has announced their solution. They are releasing a two-port USB AC adapter that will allow gamers to recharge controllers from a… » 10/10/08 8:11am 10/10/08 8:11am

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…

PSP 3000 Might Feature DualShock 3 Support

A Best Buy tipster informed MaxConsole that the upcoming PSP 3000 » 8/28/08 4:50pm 8/28/08 4:50pm will feature support for the PS3s DualShock 3 controller. The tipster also noted that it will use 480i composite cables to play games on the TV instead of component 480p. Obviously, this is just a rumor—but it is definitely one I want to believe. []

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

Dealzmodo: DualShock 3 For $41

The incredibly expensive DualShock 3 for the PS3 costs $54 normally, but you can get it now for 25% off over at GoGamer. This brings it down to the to wireless Xbox 360 controller's $39 and is a lot easier to stomach. The most egregious pricing has to be from Nintendo, where the Wiimote and Nunchuck alone add up to… » 7/01/08 1:00pm 7/01/08 1:00pm

Lightning Review: PlayStation 3 DualShock 3 Rumble Controller

Click to viewThe Gadget: The DualShock 3, PlayStation 3's now de facto controller with both rumble and motion-sensing. It replaces the previous SIXAXIS controller without rumble, which is now discontinued. » 4/02/08 10:32pm 4/02/08 10:32pm

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

PlayStation 3 DualShock 3 Gets US Date: April 15

April 15 won't just be tax day, it'll be the day you can pick up the DualShock 3 (rumbling PS3 controller) in the US. The controller's already been available in Japan for months now, which means that if you're really keen on getting vibration before your buddies, you could import it from Asia and hook it up now. If… » 2/26/08 1:14pm 2/26/08 1:14pm

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