Nyko’s Dualies are alternatives to the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controllers. Their main feature is their ergonomic grip, but they also have rumble feedback, a turbo feature and two swappable thumb caps with different heights.
Astro’s high-end controller for the PS4 adapts to your way of gaming. It features a couple of swappable sticks and d-pads, and you can switch the positions of the left stick and the d-pad as well. It also has two programmable buttons and can work wired or wireless.
8Bitdo recently unveiled a variety of Bluetooth controllers, including this keychain-sized upgrade to their Zero Bluetooth controller. The Zero 2 comes in several Game Boy-themed colors and will work with Windows PCs, iOS and Android devices, and the Nintendo Switch.
SCUF’s Vantage is a customizable controller for the PS4. Available in wired and Bluetooth variants, the controller has side buttons and four detachable paddles that you can remap. It also has adjustable thumbsticks, removable vibration motors and two kinds of d-pads.
Joué is an incredibly versatile MIDI controller, thanks to its swappable modules. The modules’ buttons are made of soft and elastic material that responds to pressure very nicely. There are eight modules to choose from, some familiar and some quite unorthodox.
My Arcade’s Super Gamepad is a wireless controller for the NES Classic and SNES Classic. Aside from having four shoulder buttons and a Home button, it also has a programmable and LED-backlit Turbo button. It can also be used to play Virtual Console titles on the Wii and Wii U.
8Bitdo’s new SN30 Pro (SNES colors) and SF30 Pro (Super Famicom colors) wireless gamepads work with a variety of gaming systems, including the Nintendo Switch, the Raspberry Pi and PCs. It has two analog sticks, four shoulder buttons, a screenshot button and more.
Razer’s even pricier alternative to the Xbox One Elite Controller. The Wolverine Ultimate has six extra inputs – two remappable bumpers and four triggers – plus a quick control panel. It also has extra thumbsticks and d-pads, and of course Chroma RGB LEDs.
Retro Fighters‘ Nintendo 64 controller is inspired by modern gamepads. Gone is the middle grip and the center analog stick. Instead, the N64 Controller has a modern thumbstick in the Xbox position, large C buttons, extra Z triggers and a turbo function.
The All Controller is a gamepad that connects to PCs, consoles and mobile devices over USB or via a Bluetooth dongle. Aside from its all encompassing compatibility, it also stores macros and custom configurations, making it easy to switch between devices and games.
8Bitdo’s upcoming NES-themed USB arcade joystick works with the Nintendo Switch and Windows, Mac OS, iOS and Android devices. It will have force feedback, a turbo mode and support for USB-C and motion controls. The pre-order is exclusive to Massdrop until 7/31/17.
The NES Classic Edition’s controllers have inexplicably short cables. That’s why 8Bitdo came up with the Retro Receiver, a Bluetooth adapter and wireless NES-style controller for the tiny console. The adapter also works with the Wii Mote, Wii U Pro, PS3 & PS4 controllers.
Create music on the go with this wireless controller which works in conjunction with MIDI music sequencing software on Macs or iOS devices. It has 8 pads, 15 buttons, a touch fader, and a 3D motion sensor, and is the same width and height as an iPhone 6 Plus or 7 Plus.
The Razer WildCat is ready to take on your most aggressive Xbox One and Windows 10 gaming sessions. It offers fast and accurate tournament-grade joysticks, buttons, and removable multifunction triggers, and optional palm grips. Save 34% in The Awesomer Shop.
Give your games an old school upgrade with this cool Bluetooth controller, inspired by the classic Nintendo Entertainment System. Has dual sticks, a D-pad, shoulder and ABXY face buttons, and works with iOS, Android, PC, and Mac. Save 26% in The Awesomer Shop.
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