Nitro Deck is a New Switch Controller Grip with Hall Effect

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Looking to level up your Nintendo Switch gaming experience? CRKD, a brand-new video game hardware company, has just unveiled the Nitro Deck, an ergonomic controller boasting premium features and nostalgia-inspired designs. The Nitro Deck made its grand debut during IGN’s Summer of Gaming 2023 event, and it has already captured the hearts of game enthusiasts. … Read more

My PS5 Dualsense Controller is moving by itself

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DualSense controller is pretty great improvement over PS4 one. But what if your controller starts behaving abnormally? Some users have reported a phenomenon known as ‘drift’, where the controller seems to move or operate by itself without any input from the user. Here’s a detailed guide on what to do if your PS5 DualSense controller … Read more

Customizable modular controllers with swappable elements

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Imagine a gaming controller that perfectly fits your playing style. A controller where you could customize each element, from the button layout to the grip design, to match your gaming preferences. This isn’t just a gamer’s dream anymore; it’s a reality. Welcome to the world of customizable modular controllers with swappable elements. Modular controllers are … Read more

Fixing stick drift on Steam Deck joysticks with hall effect replacements

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One of the most daunting issues in gaming controllers, is “stick drift” – an annoyingly common mechanical failure occurring in game controller analog sticks. Infamously linked with the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons, this frustrating issue is also a known, albeit infrequent, occurrence for the Steam Deck. Stick drift manifests itself as phantom “movement” transmitted to the … Read more

Let’s compare: 8BitDo Pro 2 vs 8BitDo Ultimate BT

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8BitDo controllers have been synonymous with quality and performance for a long time, offering a retro-inspired design combined with modern features. Today, we’ll compare two high-quality controllers from the 8BitDo range, the Pro 2 and the Ultimate Bluetooth. Both have their unique features and specifications, so let’s dive in to see which one might be … Read more

DualSense Edge will have replacement Hall Effect Sticks

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The next-generation gaming experience has seen new heights with the PlayStation 5 (PS5) and its high-end DualSense Edge controller. Offering tactile immersion with its adaptive triggers and haptic feedback, the PS5 controller is undoubtedly a leap towards the future of gaming. However, there has been growing conversation surrounding one particular feature that was expected but … Read more

Potentiometer vs hall effect joystick sensor

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Before we compare alps joysticks and hall effect joysticks, let’s begin with explaining what are potentiometers and hall effects sensors in game controllers. In game controller joysticks, a potentiometer (analog) and a hall effect sensor can both be used to measure the position of the joystick. What is an ALPS joystick? A potentiometer (used in … Read more