Google Adding Support For Nintendo Switch Controllers To Chrome

Google Adding Support For Nintendo Switch Controllers To Chrome

We know that Google is looking to get into video game streaming as they ran a small test back in 2018 where gamers would stream games through the Chrome browser. In fact later this month at GDC, Google is expected to unveil more of their plans and leading up to the event, we might have an idea of what to expect.

As spotted by Owen Williams on Twitter, it appears that Google is adding support for the Nintendo Switch controllers to its Chrome browser. What does this mean? This means that in theory you should be able to play games through Chrome using your Nintendo Switch controllers if you prefer.

Alcohol Tests Eyed For Air Traffic Controllers

Alcohol tests eyed for air traffic controllers

Japan's transport ministry is to require air traffic controllers in the country to take alcohol tests.

The move follows the ministry's decision in December to obligate domestic airline pilots to take pre-flight tests due to revelations of alcohol-related problems involving flight crews.

Nintendo Switch Nes Controllers Now Available For Pre-order

Nintendo Switch NES Controllers Now Available For Pre-Order

Back in September, Nintendo unveiled official NES controllers designed for the Nintendo Switch. For those who are interested in the controllers, an announcement on Nintendo’s Twitter page has revealed that the controllers are now available for pre-order where they are expected to begin shipping out to customers mid-December.

For those learning about these controllers for the first time, these are controllers designed to be similar to those used with the NES console back in the day. According to Nintendo, they have been designed so that gamers have a more “authentic” way of playing NES games on the Switch. However they are exclusive to Switch Online subscribers, so if you’re not subscribed, you won’t be able to buy them direct from Nintendo.

Powera Unveils Diablo Themed Nintendo Switch Controllers

PowerA Unveils Diablo Themed Nintendo Switch Controllers

Many have praised the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons which despite looking pretty small, actually turn out to be quite pleasant to use. However we imagine that there are probably many gamers who can appreciate larger gamepads, like the Switch’s Pro Controller for instance. If that’s your preferred method of gaming, then PowerA might have something for you.

Nintendo Switch Nes Controllers Will Only Work With Nes Games

Nintendo Switch NES Controllers Will Only Work With NES Games

Last week Nintendo unveiled new NES controllers designed for the Nintendo Switch. Now if you were thinking about getting your hands on them, you might want to take note of a caveat and that is apparently these controllers will only work with NES games. This was discovered in a disclaimer on Nintendo’s UK and Australian website.

Nintendo Unveils Official Nes Controllers For The Switch

Nintendo Unveils Official NES Controllers For The Switch

Controllers for gaming consoles have evolved over the years. While primarily designed to be an input device, over the years we’ve seen how companies have approached the design, where the focus is on making it more ergonomic based on the needs of modern games. However if you would love to see a throwback to the good old days, you’re in luck.

Hori To Release Gamecube-style Controllers For The Nintendo Switch

Hori To Release GameCube-Style Controllers For The Nintendo Switch

Gaming controllers over the years have undergone various design changes. There are reasons for this, such as being more ergonomic, or maybe catering to the needs of gamers, or maybe going in a completely new direction (like the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Cons). However there are some classic controller designs that are still popular even today.

A good example of this would be the Nintendo GameCube controllers which until today, are still very popular amongst gamers, so much so that the folks at Hori have announced that they will be releasing GameCube-style controllers this coming October. As you can see in the image above, the controllers will be available in three different colors themed around different Nintendo franchises.

Alps Haptic Trigger Plus Controllers Lets Users Feel Hot Or Cold

ALPS Haptic Trigger Plus Controllers Lets Users Feel Hot Or Cold

[CEATEC 2017] With virtual reality (VR) technology, the idea is to create an environment that is immersive for the user. This is done through VR headsets which lets users feel like they are in the world itself, and sometimes with headphones and audio technology to create spatial audio and immerse the user even further.

However there are also other ways of making users feel more immersed, and one of those ways is through the motion controllers which ALPS is demonstrating at CEATEC 2017 this year. This is not the first time the company has unveiled the controllers, but this year the company's Haptic Trigger Plus controllers are back and are more evolved than before.

Translucent Ps4 Controllers Are A Throwback To The Ps1

Translucent PS4 Controllers Are A Throwback To The PS1


Sony has announced a new set of DualShock 4 controllers for the PlayStation 4. The new controllers are inspired by the translucent controllers released years ago for the PlayStation 1. Almost two decades later, Sony has decided to do a throwback to its original console and launched similarly translucent controllers for the PlayStation 4.

Available in three color variants, all of the new DualShock 4 controllers are semi-transparent. Nothing else is different about these controllers with the exception of the cosmetic changes.

Nintendo Switch Joy-con Controllers Work With Mac And Pc

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers Work With Mac And PCThe other day it was revealed in a pleasant surprise that the Nintendo Switch’s Pro controller would work natively with the PC. What this means is that gamers would be able to pair the controller with their PC using Bluetooth and be able to play games using it without the need for additional software or tweaks.