Magic Jungle Software has released a demo video of Chopper 2 for the iPad. Here’s the kicker, you are controlling the copter via remote control. That’s right, by pairing your iPhone/iPod Touch with your iPad over WiFi you have a controller complete with flight controls and artillery fire. Check out the video below. More »
Do you have too many gaming controllers laying around? Then Sony’s upcoming invention might be just what you are looking for. A patent was filed the other day showing schematics for an all-in-one universal console controller that will work with your Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii. Aside from the standard directional pad and 4 basic button inputs the device is equipped with a touch-sensitive LCD screen that will handle each systems unique functions. More »
A new system is being developed that uses Electromyography (EMG) sensors attached to your muscles to let players gesture instead of using a peripheral. In plain English this means that this system will let you play games like Guitar Hero without the guitar. While the original article and video include other, more “practical” uses for this system, the implications of this for video games is… pretty cool. Playing video games without needing any controller? Soon enough we’ll be able to play video games with our minds.