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Samsung's untitled Galaxy S4 compatible controller is set to launch in May, when it will debut with 8 titles bundled with the device. The controller will be also be compatible with 80 Android games upon its release.

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http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/03/15/samsung-shows-off-xbox-inspired-game-controller-for-galaxy-s4

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hey derp lets take the xbox 360 control and make it flat all around so you can't grip it.
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it's gotten to the point where all we need is good IP's for android and portable consoles will become irrelevant.
     
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Can this be used with a Note 2?
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it's gotten to the point where all we need is good IP's for android and portable consoles will become irrelevant.
I dunno, hardware wise it's just not even going to come close to next gen consoles. And goodluck convincing big-time developers to create big-budget games for Android...any gaming platform is only as good as it's game lineup.

Don't get me wrong, it's fun as hell getting addicted to simple arcade-style games on mobile platforms, but there is a thirst for hardcore and more complex games that will always stay miles ahead on dedicated platforms (i.e. big boxes full of big hardware).
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Originally Posted by venom55520 View Post

it's gotten to the point where all we need is good IP's for android and portable consoles will become irrelevant.
I dunno, hardware wise it's just not even going to come close to next gen consoles. And goodluck convincing big-time developers to create big-budget games for Android...any gaming platform is only as good as it's game lineup.

Don't get me wrong, it's fun as hell getting addicted to simple arcade-style games on mobile platforms, but there is a thirst for hardcore and more complex games that will always stay miles ahead on dedicated platforms (i.e. big boxes full of big hardware).

Portable consoles meaning 3DS, Vita etc.
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Portable consoles meaning 3DS, Vita etc.

Especially seeing as how they aren't putting out any games for the Vita. mad.gif
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hey derp lets take the xbox 360 control and make it flat all around so you can't grip it.

this.
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Hm this controller looks to be bluetooth, I wonder if the will sell it on its own. It would be perfect for all of the ps1 games I play, the second half of GT2 is almost impossible with touch screen controls.
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post #10 of 20
Let's see here...

Controller connected to phone... ooh, mimicking Nvidia's Project Shield.
Shape, buttons, and d-pad (and presumably, triggers)... 360!!!
Pearl white, button arrangements of Home, select and start... Wii U!!

Innovation? Zero.
Ability to mate all 3 designs into one? Stupidly brilliant at the same time.
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