Sony Controller Dubbed 'Sixaxis'

Sony Computer Entertainment International has officially revealed the name of the PlayStation 3 controller as "Sixaxis"; Japanese PS3 peripheral pricing and PSP bundles also announced.

It wouldn't make much sense anymore to call a PlayStation controller a DualShock, as the rumble features have been dropped. The new controller name refers to the oft-touted "six degrees of freedom" that is offered by the PS3's tilt-enabled controller.

The wireless controller features a USB port for optional wired play, Bluetooth capabilities and will sell in Japan for 5,000 yen ($42) beginning at the PS3 launch on November 11.

Sony will also sell a memory card adapter used to upload data from PS or PS2 memory cards to the PS3 hard drive. That peripheral will go for 1500 yen ($13) and will be available at launch as well.

A Blu-ray/DVD movie controller will also be in the accessory mix, selling for 3600 yen ($31).

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Bully: Scholarship Edition - Desperately in Need of a Sequel

Bully: Scholarship Edition was an Xbox 360 & Wii re-release of the PS2 classic. Still playable on modern consoles, it'll make you long for a sequel.

TheBrainZ5h ago

A sequel? More likely a remake as is the current trend? No point, everyone wants GTA VI.

kevco335h ago

It's a shame that basically all of Rockstar's catalogue apart from GTA and Red Dead is now, well, dead.

Redgrave2h ago

The R☆ of today is extremely unlikely to put out any project that isn't GTA because of the gaming climate and because GTA is stupidly self sustaining.

Gone are the days of a mainline title and a portable tie-in/standalone title of the same name just like publishers putting out multiple fighters at once.

Costs are too high and mainline titles have become too gargantuan to allow for "risks" on lesser titles that may not take off or sell.

Take Capcom for example, and SF6. We are unlikely to ever see a new installment of their other fighters like Rival School or Darkstalkers because SF6 is more popular, recognized and costly. A new Darkstalkers in the RE Engine would look sick as f*ck, and would visually be unlike any other fighter if done right. Sadly though, it's not as recognizable as SF and Capcom is unlikely to put so much on the line for something that might not catch.

Rebel_Scum2h ago

If there’s to be a sequel it should be at the college/university level. Otherwise its just going to be a rehash of the same progression and story.


Fallout: New Vegas Is A Mojave Marvel

James at HPP writes: "Swapping out a nuclear Washington DC for a rechristened Las Vegas known as New Vegas, this Obsidian Entertainment-developed sequel propels the hallmarks of Fallout 3 to greater heights, thus becoming the ultimate progenitor."

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The 7 Best Final Fantasy Characters: Unveiling the Legends

While FFVII ranks highly, there's more to the series than one game. Here's Chit Hot's picks for the seven best Final Fantasy characters.