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As gamers await Oculus Rift's March launch, Mac users shouldn't hold their breath for support

01/07/2016, 12:01 pm

Last year, Oculus suspended Mac development for its Rift virtual reality headset. Comments from the Oculus CEO suggest work on Mac support is unlikely to resume anytime soon, leaving the device's forthcoming launch a Windows-only affair for the foreseeable future.

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Lightning-connected Gamevice gaming controller for iPhone debuts in Apple Stores

12/08/2015, 10:12 am

iOS gamers have a new hardware controller option now available at Apple's retail and online stores: Gamevice, an attachable and collapsible gamepad that's compatible with the iPhone 6 and 6s, as well as the larger 6 Plus and 6s Plus.

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Horipad Ultimate is the second Lightning-rechargeable game controller for iOS & Apple TV

11/13/2015, 02:11 pm

Horipad Ultimate, a new Apple-licensed gaming controller for both iOS and the fourth-generation Apple TV, is now available for purchase, sporting a built-in Lightning port for recharging its internal battery.

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First look: SteelSeries Nimbus wireless controller brings multiplayer gaming to Apple TV

10/29/2015, 04:10 pm

Online buyers of the new fourth generation Apple TV get a "personalized" recommendation to also buy the SteelSeries Nimbus, a wireless video game controller designed to enhance gameplay on the new device with physical joysticks, a D-pad and buttons. Although it won't be required for standard play on any games, it is needed for multiplayer gaming.

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New Apple TV supports console-style MFi game controllers, Apple outs new SteelSeries Nimbus

09/09/2015, 05:09 pm

Gamers playing on the upcoming Apple TV won't be limited to Apple's new motion sensing Siri Remote, as the upgraded set-top box will also include support for iOS-compatible Bluetooth gaming controllers, including a brand new offering from SteelSeries.

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Sid Meier's Starships coming to Mac and iPad, Google's new Calendar app for iOS shown in screenshots

01/19/2015, 01:01 pm

Legendary game designer Sid Meier is set to release his newest turn-based game later this spring with support for Apple's Mac and iPad, while Google's forthcoming Google Calendar app for iOS --the first Google-designed native app for the web calendar service -- has been detailed in new, leaked screenshots.

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Sony's $99 PlayStation TV set to battle Apple TV in U.S. and Canada this fall

06/10/2014, 01:06 am

At a press event during the E3 gaming conference on Monday, Sony revealed plans to release the $99 PlayStation TV in the U.S. and Canada this fall, taking aim at set-top streaming devices like the Apple TV.

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Signal announces 'RP One' full-size Bluetooth game controller for Apple's iOS devices

01/07/2014, 02:01 pm

Mobile accessory maker Signal entered the quickly-expanding Made for iPhone game controller race Tuesday with the RP One, a "pro style" controller that connects to Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch over Bluetooth.

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SteelSeries debuts 'Stratus' MFi-certified Bluetooth game controller

01/06/2014, 08:01 am

PC gaming peripheral maker SteelSeries on Monday took the covers off of a new Made for iPhone game controller that connects to iOS devices wirelessly over Bluetooth, the first of its kind.

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Review: Logitech PowerShell Controller for iPhone

12/22/2013, 02:12 pm

Renowned accessory maker Logitech's first stab at an official Made for iPhone gaming controller features solid construction, but that's about where the positives end for this overpriced, disappointing accessory.

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Razer iPhone game controller leaks, Ryan Seacrest creates an iPhone keyboard

12/06/2013, 12:12 pm

A pair of forthcoming iPhone accessories have been revealed, as purported images of a new Made for iPhone game controller --this time from major gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer --have hit the internet, while Typo, a new iPhone keyboard case, has emerged with a unique backer: entertainer Ryan Seacrest.

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Made for iPhone gaming controllers continue to debut with Logitech's new PowerShell

11/20/2013, 08:11 am

Accessory makers continue to debut their officially sanctioned Made for iPhone gaming controllers ahead of the holiday shopping season, with Logitech on Wednesday announcing its new battery-equipped, Lightning-connected PowerShell Controller.

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MOGA's Lightning-connected, iOS 7 compatible iPhone game controller launches this week

11/19/2013, 08:11 am

Apple's retail and online stores, along with other authorized resellers, will begin carrying the MOGA Ace Power gamepad for iPhone this week, giving smartphone gamers more precise physical controls on their mobile device.

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MOGA iPhone game controller outed, features external battery pack

10/25/2013, 01:10 pm

A new, battery-powered "Made for iPhone" game controller from Android accessory maker MOGA was revealed Friday in leaked images on Twitter.

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Rovio's Angry Birds Go! racing game to hit iPhones, iPads on December 11

10/15/2013, 03:10 pm

Rovio announced on Tuesday that it will be making yet another addition to its wildly popular line of Angry Birds themed games, this time adding a cart racing game set to launch on iPhones, iPads, and other devices in mid-December.

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First clear images of Logitech's MFI iPhone game controller emerge

10/01/2013, 03:10 pm

New images have emerged giving the first clear shots of what is said to be Logitech's forthcoming iPhone-compatible game controller extension.

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Logitech, ClamCase tease iOS-compatible game controllers

09/19/2013, 05:09 pm

Following the release of iOS 7, Logitech and ClamCase have both released promotional materials touting forthcoming devices that pair with iOS devices in order to turn them into game controllers.

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Amazon extends GameCircle achievements, leaderboards to Apple's iOS

09/19/2013, 02:09 pm

Amazon continued to extend its reach across the assorted mobile platforms on Thursday, announcing that its GameCircle and Whispersync game-synching technologies were now available to developers programming for Apple's iOS.

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Chair Games shows off cinematic trailer for Infinity Blade III

09/13/2013, 05:09 pm

Chair Games is building buzz for the final installment of its Infinity Blade series ahead of the game's launch next week, releasing a cinematic trailer that spells out the stakes for the finale.

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Sony takes on Apple TV with game-playing PS Vita TV

09/09/2013, 05:09 pm

Sony on Monday announced a new addition to its PlayStation Vita ecosystem in a surprising new form factor: a game-playing set-top box for televisions that will take on Apple's own Apple TV device.

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