Tag Archive: Controller


How to use your PS4 controller on your computer

It’s no doubt there are some games on your computer that are much easier playing with a controller. And, if not your Xbox controller, why not the PlayStation Dualshock? Well, here at Android Central we’re a virtual based tech company who’s here to help you find all the answers you’re looking for. Now, thankfully there is a program out there, known as DS4 Windows, that will override your computer into making it think you’re actually using your Xbox  [Read More…]

Game sans controller with these PS4 keyboards

Thinking of putting down the DualShock? You have options.

One of the best-kept secrets on the PlayStation 4 is that it totally supports the use of mouse and keyboard. While it is true that mouse and keyboard input is not supported on all games, there are enough of them that do support it to justify picking up some extra hardware for your PS4. We gathered together some of the best options for you right here!

Wireless and  [Read More…]

Sony DualShock 4 vs. Razer Raiju: Which controller should you buy?

Sony’s DualShock 4 may be the standard, but the Razer Raiju has extra features you shouldn’t overlook.

DualShock 4

Standard issue

$ 47 at Amazon

Pros Inexpensive Simple Classic design Cons Fewer customization options Inferior for competitive play

Your standard DualShock 4 gets the job done, but it lacks a lot of bells and whistles.

Razer Raiju

Competitive advantage

€150 at Razer

Pros Hair trigger mode 4 remappable multi-function buttons Razer Mecha-Tactile  [Read More…]

Here’s everything you can do with the PlayStation Aim controller!

This is your rifle. There are many like it, but this one is yours.

The PlayStation Aim controller was built to bring a new layer of immersion to PlayStation VR. Games that require you to shoot something are that much more immersive when you feel like a real gun is in your hands. It’s got all the functionality of a DualShock controller, but in an entirely new format.

When you first pick up the Aim controller, it  [Read More…]

It’s not worth playing Fortnite for Android without a Bluetooth controller

Epic is doing something about it, but not a moment too soon.

In Epic’s undying thirst to get Fortnite up and running on any and every platform that can handle it, I’ve realized something — Fortnite just isn’t meant to be on everything. It’s an important game for many reasons, the biggest of which being it’s the first game with enough clout to help tear down the cross-platform play barriers that have kept us from the ultimate  [Read More…]

VRidge has added better Oculus Go controller support for SteamVR games

A major VRidge update has added extra support for using Oculus Go controllers with SteamVR.

Thanks to some savvy developers, it’s possible to stream SteamVR games to mobile VR systems, like Oculus Go. I already wrote a guide on using Air Light VR (ALVR) to get this done, but a recent update to RiftCat’s VRidge software, an alternative method for streaming, has added better controller support. This is key when trying to make up lost ground between  [Read More…]

These new PlayStation 4 Dualshock controller colors are simply stunning

It will be hard to pick just one of these!

There’s no current shortage of color options on the Dualshock PlayStation 4 controllers, but if you weren’t really into one that you’ve already seen, maybe one of these new ones will do it for you. Sony has announced four new color schemes, Berry Blue, Blue Camouflage, Copper, and Sunset Orange, and they all look awesome. The Sunset Orange option has been available in the U.S. for a little, and  [Read More…]

NVIDIA SHIELD TV (with remote and controller) is on sale for $179 this week

Amazon’s Prime Day 2018 shopping event includes discounts on tech products from countless manufacturers including NVIDIA.

You can currently grab the SHIELD TV with a discount. The device, which is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor and runs on Google’s Android TV platform is available for purchase for $ 179. Which is $ 20 off its regular price.

The model on sale has 16GB of storage on board and ships with a voice remote and a gaming controller.

NVIDIA  [Read More…]

Best Android games with Bluetooth controller support

Gaming is simply better with a controller in your hands.

Gaming on Android typically requires you to settle for using touchscreen controls. However, some gracious game developers do take the time and effort to include support for Bluetooth gamepad.

If you’re constantly on the lookout for games that support Bluetooth controller, you can check out Gamepad Games, which is an app that’s compiled a fairly comprehensive list of games with gamepad support. Unfortunately, when you actually start  [Read More…]

Where to buy a replacement Oculus Go controller

Pick me up a new one.

Whether your Oculus Go controller was lost, stolen, or broken, it’s a good idea to be able to find a new one before or after that happens. Maybe if it’s just a simple connection issue, you could possibly fix it instead of replacing it. It might not have been your fault if it was lost or even broken but maybe it was. Either way, replacement is key to get back into  [Read More…]