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Sony Announces Mouse and Keyboard Controller for PS3

Gr - "A mouse and keyboard controller for the PlayStation 3 will be making its way to store shelves on November 2, 2011. Licensed by Sony Computer Entertainment, HORI will be manufacturing the so-called Tactical Assault Commander 3 peripheral set, which sells for ¥9800, or US$127." (PS3)

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Wizziokid  +   1071d ago
counter strike?
deadpoole  +   1071d ago
Are u kiddin me ... this is gonna be freakin awesome ... but price ... damn price is bit toooo high ... because everybody knows it already that "Rent is too damn high".
guitarded77  +   1071d ago
I'm hoping this and Move carry over to the next gen Playstation. It's a pretty high investment, but if it carries over, it would be well worth it.
xAlmostPro  +   1071d ago
Pricey.. but dont forget you can also use any usb/bluetooth mouse or keyboard :) the downfall is not many games have the control setting for them..

seems to me though that if they're making this they'll start pushing the control scheme for more games, which is a smart move at capturing some of the PC audience
egidem  +   1071d ago
$127 - that's too pricy, considering you can get hundreds, if not hundreds of thousands of K/M combo for less than that.
frostypants  +   1071d ago
Well, seeing as how the PS3 is already compatible with a normal keyboard and mouse (so long as the game supports it), which can both be had for under $40, this looks like a horrible rip-off.
evrfighter  +   1071d ago
I always said pc gamers would convert to consoles if it properly supported mouse and keyboard. that means ALL games

expect it to be this way next-gen though. I use xim on 360 and have the converter to use it on ps3. if this is just as responsive as a real pc mouse then a lot of mouse users are going to be extremely happy
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decrypt  +   1071d ago
@frostypants

isnt that how console gaming works. they sell the gamer an out dated box for 300usd. gamer thinks they got a deal, only to find out they need to through the nose for the games, accessories etc. its just how things are these companies need to rip people of to make profit and bare the cost of all those employees, adverts etc.
blumatt  +   1071d ago
I bet more games are going to start supporting KB/M. This might be Sony's way of easing PC players onto the PS3. Start them off with a familiar control scheme and then BAM! they're hooked on the PS3's stellar exclusive games. lol
decrypt  +   1071d ago
@blumat

Why would a PC gamer like to:

Pay more per game,
for go mods,
settle for 25-30fps 720 low to med settings for most games.

Sure a PC player may get a PS3 for its exclusives, which to be honest only few are actually good this year i only see uncharted 3 as being a great exclusive(and thats only going to be an 8hour game) nothing else looks good. Now i know fans on this site are going to be list all the exclusives released this year however they arent for everyone. Most of Sony's exclusives are name sake and range from poor to average, its only fuel for the fanboy wars thats it.
blumatt  +   1071d ago
Wow. lol Didn't expect such an onslaught of disagrees for that one. I'm just saying that this offers PC players a way of playing that might be easier to get use to since it's closer to a real keyboard/mouse configuration. Then, later on they can pick up the DualShock and learn it too. Options are nice. I won't be buying it though cause the price is just a wee bit steep. I'd say price it at $60 just like the DualShock and that'd be the right price.
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Peppino7  +   1071d ago
This is waaaaaaaaay overdue but that price is a little high.
DaTruth  +   1071d ago
You can't use a K/M on practically any game on the PS3! This controller is probably made for use with every game!
BattleAxe  +   1071d ago
Looks really good, although they need at least 1 or 2 more keys on the keyboard. I'm not sure whats up with the key in the "r" key location being round, but they should also have a key in the "alt" key location and the "ctrl" key location.
The_Con-Sept  +   1071d ago
Some PC Elitists just can't accept the fact that consoles have started cutting into their gaming lineup./ffb.

I already own a RAT7 and a G13.... I'd rather just use the ones I already have. An update to accept keyboards and mouses should not be a huge update for most games.
meetajhu  +   1070d ago
This is the time console Input lag will be put to shame coz of Vsync
Perjoss  +   1070d ago
Mouse and keyboard is a great idea but wont this divide up the community, even if 50% of PS3 gamers buy this there will still be so many playing with a disadvantage. Unless of course servers can be limited by control method. Everybody knows that 2 gamers of roughly equal skill, 1 playing with M/K and the other on a gamepad, M/K wins every time.
FlameBaitGod  +   1071d ago
For the $ it better work better than eagle eye and when I mean better I mean perfect lol.
Drekken  +   1071d ago
Hopefully it works with all games. I have FragFX and FranNStien and both need work. Some games its pretty close to perfect, but never perfect. Other games its a sloppy mess.

If you can plug this in and achieve fluid motion up, down, left, and right while looking it might be worth it.... but where the hell is the rest of the keyboard. How dumb is that.

As of right now the Eagleye is the best option from what I've read.
f789790  +   1071d ago
Yeah the lack of an "r" key for reload is kind of bothersome. I'm so used to using that key that it would get me killed for some time before I would adjust.
arjman  +   1071d ago
They just need to get right of acceleration on the mouse, I've heard it (mouse) acts like an analog stick
Pjuice  +   1071d ago
yep controllers need acceleration, magnetism, snapping, and friction to aim better which would really make the mouse feel weird on console.
stevenhiggster  +   1071d ago
Yeah sometimes you get that problem even on PC games where it is just a straight console port.
Deus Ex: HR had really bad mouse acceleration on PC.
You can usually turn it off though so if they are gonna start pushing this thing then they'll get games made with it in mind and probably an option to turn acceleration off.
Spitfire_Riggz  +   1071d ago
Well this looks better than the splitfish and the fragenstein i think they are called, about the same price too
kneon  +   1071d ago
I prefer the analog movement control of the splitfish rather than lame binary movement keys.
stevenhiggster  +   1071d ago
@Kneon
I actually agree with that, I've often wondered when someone is gonna make an analogue keyboard, I hate digital movement. Love mouse aiming too much to give it up though :-)
ATi_Elite  +   1071d ago
WTF!
this is a great start for those who wanna use a KB/m but for $127 that's really way too much money!

Sony should just allow standard KB/m support so gamers can go out and get their own KB/M for way cheaper!

Next console Gen KB/m support will be standard.....I just hope the console makers do not force their gamers to buy over priced KB/M set-ups like this one shown!
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Ricardoportillo04  +   1071d ago
sony wants your money though
Dark_king  +   1071d ago
You can use any usb/bluetooth K/M already.Hell you could on the PS2 for linux.
Dojan123  +   1071d ago
Sony may want to prove the support K/B.
xCaptainAmazing  +   1071d ago
Dumbest thing I've ever seen.
For one, it's not even a proper keyboard. Other than that, if you want to use a keyboard, play on PC; it basically turns your console into a poor man's PC.

I really can't imagine a single person that should run out and buy this thing.

I'm sorry if I seem like I'm trolling, but truthfully the very existence of this thing upsets me. I'll get over it within the next 10 minutes, but I had to say it.
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A-Glorious-Dawn  +   1070d ago
It's just an option, no harm it just being there.

Although the keyboard peripheral looks very cool to me, I always disliked using a full keyboard on my PC, always wanted something more streamlined.
TVippy  +   1071d ago
It's obviously for CS, so that PS3 users wouldn't feel left in the cold. The price is plain ridiculous. This should've cost like 10 bucks. Looks very cheap. But noooooo, they wanna make looooots of money off of it.
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Pjuice  +   1070d ago
you can turn it off on pc because its an open system or a patch but allot of times you just go into config files and change it, i don't know if consoles will have any of these options in game because i doubt there's a huge market for this thing allot of gamers on here might like it but console is all about hooking into the masses if this doesn't sell a ton i doubt you will ever see good software support for it and i don't think it will sell a ton either i just can't see kids at retail stores screaming for a ps3 mouse to there mother. My personal opinion on the subject if you want a big boy machine to use don't try to get there half way either pc game or play with the kiddies, my xbox360 only gets dusted off when my nephews try playing on my gaming rig.
crematory  +   1071d ago
this is not fair for ps3 controller players :(
geth1gh  +   1071d ago
Nothing new. Yout have probably been in many games already with someone using a mouse and keyboard.

There have been multiple devices out there that let you hook them up to your ps3 or 360 for a while now and they (the companies) have done quite well for themselves.

So I don't see why sony wouldn't want to officially license their version.

As stated though, $130 for a 1/4th of a keyboard and a mouse seems way to damn expensive.
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CynicalVision  +   1071d ago
Neither is using the Playstation Move since that also gives people an advantage over standard controller players.
MidnytRain  +   1071d ago
From what I hear, the average Move user isn't better than the average DS3 user.
aquamala  +   1071d ago
not really, move is nowhere as precise as a mouse, it wouldn't need so much aim assist if it's that precise.
clearelite  +   1071d ago
Agreed, PS Move is near mouse-like if you know how to use it.

15+ Killstreak with Move, without much practice, made during KZ3 beta.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

"move is nowhere as precise as a mouse"
wait until I (and other people) post CS videos to say that. I will be playing it with a Mouse as well though. This coming from someone accused of "hacking" in CS numerous times.
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Pjuice  +   1071d ago
you do know pc gamers have the razer hydra which is the first motion controller to use magnetic sensing and is more accurate than any console motion controller right? btw its still not as accurate as mouse and keyboard
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Highlife  +   1071d ago
It is still an unfair advantage. Don't like this move would be nice if some games won't allow this. I think there needs to be an even playing field. It would be like a baseball game where one side gets metal bats and the other has wooden.
HardCover  +   1071d ago
Assuming the baseball game is between friends, and everybody is allowed to bring their own equipment, then yes that's true.

That's also how it should be, since none of us are getting paid salary to play games online in our free time. If we were, standardization would be key. As it stands, this is a fair peripheral.
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boommuffin  +   1071d ago
this isnt a advantage its about preference for example some people play their PC games with a usb controller because they prefer it
OhReginald  +   1071d ago
I personally would like a new official redesign of the dualshock 3.

keep the analog sticks where they are. Add better grips on them.

keep R1 and L1 shoulder buttons.

make R2 and L2 more like triggers then pedals.

make the ps home button light up.
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Drekken  +   1071d ago
Sigh. So you want a redesign AKA a xbox 360 controller.
Iamback  +   1071d ago
PS3 controller is not good. If you say otherwise you are lying yourself. I am going that far to say that PS2 controller was better. Much better triggers.
OhReginald  +   1071d ago
@Drekken

...ummmm did you not read how i wanted the analog sticks where they are???

and you honestly like the ps3 R2 and L2 pedals??? awful design...your fingers slip right off them.
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ksense  +   1071d ago
yep. iamback has said it folks. the controller is not good lets all throw it out and go out on a strike and have sony redesign it. obviously there is no way people may somehow have a different opinion or preferences because if we do we are just lying to ourselves....
Blaine  +   1071d ago
@Regi

I don't like triggers or pedals on my controller. Both have way too much travel distance to be useful. Actually, for a gas pedal... the trigger shape would be good! Allow for more precise throttle. But you're right, the "pedal" shape is too slippery. And for shooters, I hate games that use R2 to shoot. Travel distance = delayed shot. R1 is much better for shooting.
Drekken  +   1071d ago
You guys need to wash your hands. Who am I talking to about this? It sounds to me you need to take your Pringle grease infested fingers and give them a good scrubbing with soap.

I have NEVER had my finger slip off of the trigger(R2).
TheFallenAngel  +   1071d ago
why is everybody complaining about the PS3 controller? we have been playing with the same controller for over 10 yrs. Why all the hate now? Im so attached to my PS controller because everybody knows it and it just feels right!
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CynicalVision  +   1071d ago
'If you say otherwise you are lying yourself'

I can't stand it when people say I must by lying to myself just because I don't agree with their opinion.

Get over yourself, people aren't lying to themselves if they like something and you don't.
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waltyftm  +   1071d ago
Well said, heard that stupid saying enough to last two lifetimes.
Cenobia  +   1071d ago
I do not want any extra lights on my controller. If I'm playing in the dark I don't want to be distracted by LED's. When the controller blinks because it is low on battery I find that distracting enough, so I don't want more lights.
WildArmed  +   1071d ago
I agree about R2/L2.. I actually got these for my controller: http://www.amazon.com/Pelic...

I think everything else is fine, I don't have any other issues w/ it.
PS2 controller had a nice L2/R2, but in the PS3 DS3, I don't know why but R2/L2 annoyed me until I got me a trigger set.
boommuffin  +   1071d ago
their about a dozen companies that make their own PS3 controllers in all shapes & sizes. im sure you could find what your looking for on amazon
Philoctetes  +   1071d ago
Agreed on the triggers. This is one area where the 360 got it right and Sony got it wrong.
Bleach  +   1071d ago
Looks great!
sickbird  +   1071d ago
it's really not that big of an advantage. If you're good at shooters and have good accuracy it doesn't matter what controller you use.

I would like to purchase this but $127? that's outrageous.
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ksense  +   1071d ago
keep in mind this is for japan. when you convert that it is obviously going to be higher than usual like game prices.
WildArmed  +   1071d ago
Yeah, since they basically converted the controller into a kb/m format. I don't think it's native Mouse/kb support.. having native mouse / kb support does add a big advantage. ( more buttons to map your keys too help a lot)

Idk, they shoulda added more keys like an actualy keyboard. I like switching weapons via 1-10.
I like having the sprint button be Shift, crouch be CTRL, etc.

But it's still cool they are catering to the PC crowd. Personally, I'm going to stick w/ the DS3.
Ashby_JC  +   1071d ago
@wolfam1

I agree.

If you SUCK at shooters. Like a friend of mine...yeah you will only slightly improve you accuracy...not by much. His reflexes and reaction times are horrid so even with fragfx franken whatever or this..he is still crappy.

BUT..

I disagree...

If you are GOOD at shooters...meaning good reflexes. Hand eye coordination etc. These devices ..ONCE you get used to them will help and give you an advantage.

It wont be a HUGE advantage...but an advantage none the same. That 1-2 seconds I can get my iron sights or reticule on you can make a big difference.

I myself am a average FPS gamer. I have games were im great and games were I suck. The fragfx...have it for the PS3 and just got one for the 360.

It hasnt made me a better player. But in certain situations I feel it has given me a HUGE advantage. Mainly the advantage is in being able to use the mouse to aim.

Everything else is the same. YOu the gamer still have to make smart decisions in games. It wont make you rambo lol. BUT...you will be able to pick off targets faster then you can with the controller.

I can imagine someone with great reflexes etc really doing things with these devices that are amazing. As there are ppl who do amazing things with games with a controller I can never do myself :)
buddymagoo  +   1071d ago
I'm so happy about this!
scruffy_bear  +   1071d ago
Now bring Total War to PS3 :)
qwertyz  +   1071d ago
with what ram and hardware power. the only total wars ps3 an run is rome:total war(which came out in 2004) and those that came out before it. shogun 2 which is the latest one will never run on ps3 or 360 not even at lowest pc settings.
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reynod  +   1071d ago
@scruffy_bear

Why would want to dumb down another perfectly good franchise.

In order to bring present day Total war to the PS3 or Xbox 360, they would have to strip the game down considerably. There is just too much going on at one time to fit this on console.

Also we use so many hot keys to play this game. It would completely butcher the game to play with such less keys. You need a standard keyboard to play Total war, not the excuse of a board shown on that pic.
nachokingp  +   1071d ago
This exact device is already listed on amazon.com for $99.99. It's not a Sony-branded peripheral, it's just an "official backing" by Sony of a third-party product that already exists. http://www.amazon.com/Tacti...
PSX99  +   1071d ago
@Iamback- ps2 weren't triggers,also i do agree they can do better of the l2 and R2 but the controller is fine other than that.
FlareDReborn  +   1071d ago
Lets see what the PC elitist will have to say about this.
Blaine  +   1071d ago
Same as they aways say: 1000000x MLAA, anaisotropic filtering, and a dozen other word I can't remember or get right, and that I definitely don't care about.
StealthyRay  +   1071d ago
If you don't care about any of that, then just stick with consoles, and save your money. Spare the hate for the terrorists please.
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Blaine  +   1071d ago
Where's the hate in my comment?? If you read any, you're the one with a problem.
reynod  +   1071d ago
@flareDReborn

As a Pc gamer all i gotta say is have fun paying more for less. Just like usual paying 10usd - 20usd more per game then receiving a lesser copy lol.

PS3 games are designed with controller in mind even if Sony did make a mouse/kb for PS3 they wont be recoding the game, which is why it will feel laggy when playing with this.
jeeves86  +   1071d ago
There's a reason that people think they're assholes.

And damn, after I just bought one of these. DAMN! lol
StealthyRay  +   1071d ago
Ah the Elitist word. Contempt adjective.

As a PC gamer, I'm glad others now see the advantages of Keyboard and Mouse for FPS over the controller. Unfair to those who can't afford the extra peripheral.
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Ashby_JC  +   1071d ago
I saw the light a long time ago. I was never a PC gamer but was always curious as to how it would be to use a mouse to aim.

I felt that it would be better because when im on a cpu..you just point and click with a mouse without thinking about it.

So using it for gaming FPS just made sense.

The first console that had mouse and KB support that I know of was ...DREAMCAST!!

I think it was DOOM or Quake...that I played with a mouse and KB.

Initially I was like this sucks LOL. Went back to the controller. But decided...go back and give it some more time. I was glad I did.

Once I got used to the mouse and KB I was thinking...this is awesome!! I can pull off things I could NEVER pull off with a controller.

Years later...no other console adapted the use of mouse and KB. I guess one of the reasons is they want an even playing field for all gamers on FPS on consoles.

But this GEN you have at least some options to match that mouse and KB. I have owned 2 fragfx controllers. And I cant play FPS without them ..PERIOD!

I can imagine how bad it is for a PC gamer to try and play a console shooter with a controller.
Pikajew  +   1071d ago
I agree before I was a PC gamer, I always knew the m/kb is the best for shooters. And after that I think the wii remote is also great.
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atticus14  +   1071d ago
this is a pay to win move by sony, this mouse and pad probably cost about 5 bucks to make at most. But regardless it'll make anyone with decent motor skills better then 90% of pad users.

BUT, what a joke of a gamepad, not only the cost, but the lack of buttons and then they put them in the worst layout possible. Hopefully 3rd parties come up with something better or i can just plug in a mouse and k/b in games that support this.
caboose32  +   1071d ago
I say have fun paying $120 for a mouse and half a keyboard.
Bladesfist  +   1071d ago
Bit generous to say half a keyboard.
Shackdaddy836  +   1071d ago
"Lets see what the PC elitist will have to say about this."

How bout "Have fun"...

Do you think we are gonna be jealous that you can now play with a m+k or something?
FlareDReborn  +   1071d ago
These days PC elitist find any and every way to bash console players.
Letros  +   1071d ago
Wow, sensitive much? Would love to see how you react at school when the kids call you names.
Shackdaddy836  +   1071d ago
@Letros

Are you talking about me? I'm just telling Flare what I would say. I'm not being sensitive about it at all. Sorry that it sounded like that...

And when I was in high school, kids never called me names ;)
Letros  +   1071d ago
Nah the console kiddie crying about PC
zero_gamer  +   1071d ago
"Lets see what the PC elitist will have to say about this."

Nothing I would buy, especially at that ridiculous price when I already have a full M+K setup at less than half the price for my gaming PC.
Veni Vidi Vici  +   1071d ago
If they program the mouse to work in the game at a software level, I'll be buying this. I seriously doubt that will happen though. That would require the original game makers to provide patches for all the old games.
boommuffin  +   1071d ago
theirs actualy a good chance it will be compatible with old games. when trophies & move came out they patched a bunch of the old games to support them
ninjagoat  +   1071d ago
Looks gud
Jeffail  +   1071d ago
But how would this differ to just plugging in a standard usb kb/m?
StealthyRay  +   1071d ago
But does that work on a PS3? I never tried it.
atticus14  +   1071d ago
standard k/b and mouse work in the OS and if the game supports it both are fully functional, unfortunately the only game that i know of is Unreal Tournament 3.
xAlmostPro  +   1071d ago
They work for sure, the downfall is the lack of games that support the control scheme for M+KB
frostypants  +   1071d ago
How do people STILL not know that the PS3 is keyboard/mouse compatible? The OS supports it...the game just has to as well. This has been the case since launch. Come on, people!

This device is a ripoff. Wake up and smell the scam. It's NOT a Sony product. Sony "licensed" means nothing other than Sony basically saying "sure, you can sell it with PS3 branding". You could probably plug this thing into your PC. There's nothing magical about it other than the psychotically high price.
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Simon_Brezhnev  +   1071d ago
i'll wait for reviews before i get this
tarbis  +   1071d ago
Y'know for that price, I'd rather buy the Uncharted 3 limited edition . I can buy a better mouse and full keyboard for less than $20.
Vortex3D  +   1071d ago
Technically, there's no need of "specially" built USB keyboard and mouse for PS3 to use in games if the developers choose to support it.

To date, only one PS3 game that supports USB keyboard and mouse which is Unreal Tournament 3. X360 version dropped the USB keyboard and mouse support because they worked too well like playing on the PC.

Developer's excuse is using keyboard/mouse in FPS makes it unfair for other online players that use game controller. But no one wants to say anything about using Move controller is unfair. When there is money to be made on specially made licensed controllers, no one wants to say anything about being "unfair".
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Dark_king  +   1071d ago
How is Move unfair.Its very precise yes just like the mouse in fact.However since its being held its affected by the user heavily.Breathing can throw off your aim.The weight wears you down slowing you more an more as time goes on.It might have advantages but don't forget it has disadvantages also.
Vortex3D  +   1070d ago
"Its very precise yes just like the mouse in fact." That is what I was saying because developer's excuse not to support mouse on console is it's too "precise". Mouse also has its disadvantages.

My point was if mouse is considered unfair on console against gamepad on multiplayer, then Move should also be considered unfair against gamepad because both are very precise.
Ashby_JC  +   1071d ago
I could see it working easily. As I have been using the fragfx for the PS3 over the last year or so.

I just got the fragfx for the 360 and it is very smooth.

It wont make you a better player IMO but it will make your aiming more precise...such as head shots and lining up shots a few seconds faster.

Once you get used to using the fragfx or similar its HARD to go back to using a controller IMO.

This device looks interesting but the price is to high IMO. Also...with the fragfx and such u have a wii like dongle in your left hand for forward, back , l, r movement.

I dont see this set up being to comfy for consoles as most play on a couch or comfy chair...not a table!!

The half KB thing would need a flat service as well as the Mouse. With the fragfx...Ihave the dongle in my hand and the Mouse on a small table with mousepad to my right..works great :)
Arkham  +   1071d ago
"OFFICIAL"???

Sh*T Just Got Real.
SlyFoxC  +   1071d ago
lol this just made my day!
MR LOOKINGBILL  +   1071d ago
AWESOME! Really need thhis for my PS3.
beast242tru  +   1071d ago
b.s too damn expensive i would buy a kinect before i buy this
turgore  +   1071d ago
unless they actually suport it, it is useless.
WeedyOne  +   1071d ago
All games will support it..... it does exactly what a controller does.......

Now if only they would release more games that support a REAL keyboard and mouse.....
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Resistance  +   1071d ago
Well looks like its time to dust off the old ps3 lol.
RE_L_MAYER  +   1071d ago
why not just get a drag fx pro,it's a descent set but it doesn't matter what you use on a console-for some reason it doesn't feel right))))just make sure you got a foot place to rest your arm on cause it's uncomfortable
RE_L_MAYER  +   1071d ago
sorry Frag FX PRO
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WeedyOne  +   1071d ago
Why? Seems kinda retarded to have a keyboard that ONLY does what the controller can do..... Plus you can already hook up any usb full keyboard and mouse on the ps3, though not many games support it.
mrmancs  +   1071d ago
qauke live please lol
frostypants  +   1071d ago
Misleading article is misleading. Just because Sony licensed it does NOT mean Sony "announced" it. This is clearly a 3rd party peripheral and not a Sony product. I mean come on...Sony would never give a product a name like "Tactical Assault Commander 3"...gimme a break. I'll bet this never even shows up on American shelves.

And you can use any keyboard and mouse on the PS3, so long as the game supports it...so why would anyone pay over $100 for stuff you can find for $30? What's next? Some company making a "special" PS3 hard drive? Though I'm sure someone has tried that scam as well...
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BattleTorn  +   1071d ago
I'm not a PC gamer, but I know the preference to Keyboar+mouse require much more that 6keys.

what about # hotkeys?
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kamakaz3md  +   1071d ago
gr8... be prepared to get ur asses whooped. Its already bad enough you cant tell if kids out there are using modded controllers, or modded keyboards n mice... this is gonna suck later on when more people own it and use it online... i still prefer controller and console over anything.
NarooN  +   1071d ago
For the pricing, you guys probably don't know, but pricing in Japan is always ridiculous for stuff like this. Yes they converted the price from Yen to USD, but by no means does that mean that's what the price will be over here (and it rarely ever is).

A more likely price point would be $99.99 for NA regions.

But yeah, while this peripheral is cool, don't forget that you can already use any commercial USB keyboard and USB mouse on the PS3, so you don't even HAVE to buy this.
Cosmit  +   1071d ago
Yeah that may be true. $99 is still expensive. But IMO anything more than $60 is really pushing it.
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