• Sony patents DualShock-esque controller for mobile devices

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    A recently published Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan patent outlines a gaming controller that would work with mobile devices.
    Per the patent, this would function similar to the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Cons or the existing Backbone mobile controller that clip onto either side of a phone. The image in the Sony patent shows controller parts that look identical to a DualShock's button layout.
    It's important to note that as with any patent, this isn't a guarantee that PlayStation is working on a mobile controller. However, it would align with other moves that the company has made as of...
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  • Give a Nintendo Switch an 11.6 inch screen by sticking it in this mobile dock

    Give a Nintendo Switch an 11.6 inch screen by sticking it in this mobile dock

    1 month ago - By Liliputing

    The Nintendo Switch is a wildly successful game console that straddles the line between portable gaming device with a 6.2 inch display and a living room console with support for video out to a TV.
    But the UpSwitch ORION is an accessory that takes things in a slightly different direction by effectively turning the Switch into a handheld game console with an 11.6 inch display.
    Here's the idea: the ORION is basically a Nintendo Switch dock that has a built-in 11.6 inch display, stereo speakers, and an optional battery pack. You stuff your entire Switch inside the dock, slide your Joy-con...
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