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A fresh take on vibrating videogame controllers has been pitched to console manufacturers, with a pad that features haptic feedback through the thumbsticks. The prototype – from engineers at the University of Utah – pulls the skin of the user's thumbs, mimicking the recoil of a gun better than the standard vibration found in …

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Sack Boy Game Pad

Is it just me or does this game pad look like it was made by the same team as LBP.

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Thumbstick vibration for gunfire?

Suicide excepted, how do you pull a trigger with your thumb?

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Re: Thumbstick vibration for gunfire?

In "Shoot 'Em Up" Mr. Smith used a carrot to pull the trigger.

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THERE'S MORE TO LIFE

than discussing a game controller.

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Of course there is

for some people, at least. What's your excuse?

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Re: THERE'S MORE TO LIFE

Yet here you are, commenting on a page about game controllers.

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jai
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"pulls the skin off the user's thumbs"

the difference that mis-reading an extra 'f' can make...

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MJI
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Replicate using a gun

Err I can think of better simulation of firing a gun.

Gun controller

You pull a trigger and shoot things

Like a gun

I don't have one but it looks cool

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