Skewed and Reviewed have posted information about a new game controller called the Grifta. The device looks to change the way game controllers are made and operate and usher in a new phase of design for controllers.
I would be skeptical but willing to give it a shot :)
I think what I like is the fact that someone is looking to shake up the traditional design which has been in use for decades. Yes they have added rumble fx, additional buttons and thumbsticks and so on but the Dualshock 4 was the most innovative in recent years as it had the touchpad and internal speaker built in. The Wii had motion control but aside from that, they have basically mainly been just innovations from what Nintendo started with. I do know that some companies make it tougher as they restrict tech that could be used. Turtle Beach was telling us at CES how Microsoft and Sony have been controlling the wireless tech on the new consoles and as such nobody has a wireless option for them aside from Turtle Beach and they had to do all sorts of work arounds to make it happen.
That is very true. Great to actually witness technology moving forward in such drastic ways really. Mixing things up a bit is always interesting :)
The wii mote has a built-in speaker
It seems they really put some intelligent thought into this product. Not sure it would replace my favorite controllers, but I love that it's being made.
This looks weird. ...
As long as it works better than the options now available I would be up for trying it.
Ive actually rolled an idea like this around in my head for a while, im curious how it turns out.
i like it.
Looks really nice but too much pricey for me.
Putting the bumpers in the front is a horrible idea. They're unusable in some games from that configuration.
They had said we will get one to try down the road so we will of course do a review of it when it is ready.
Those buttons in front are the bumpers? So you have to take your thumb off the stick to use them. Surely they can see how that would be problematic.
I will be curious to see if they make their goal and if this catches on.
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