3-Axis Joystick Turns Your Phone’s Camera Into A Joystick

Phones. there just isn’t enough room on them for proper gaming. That must be why we are always looking for better ways to attach joysticks to them. If you put it on your screen, you are blocking some of the action and that’s no good. A research group at Keio University has the answer. The 3-Axis analog joystick is an elastic device that goes over the front facing camera of your smartphone and acts as a joystick.

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Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Gains Momentum

When you displease gamers, be prepared to feel their wrath. Modern Warfare 3 gamers are not a happy bunch right now. They have been requesting fixes to bug issues and have not gotten any answers, even though they have given Activision and Infinity Ward many chances. They are being ignored so now they feel that it is time to take action.

Assassin’s Creed 3 Pre-Orders Breaking Ubisoft Records

Ubisoft has revealed this week that if pre-orders from its new upcoming Assassin’s Creed 3 game continue as they have over the past few weeks. The new upcoming game that is currently in development will smash previous Ubisoft records.

After only three weeks of Assassin’s Creed 3 being available for pre-order in North America, its pre-orders are higher than any previous Assassin’s Creed game in the same time period.

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Max Payne 3 Multiplayer Gameplay Includes Bullet Play (video)

Rockstar Games have today released a new trailer showcasing the new multiplayer modeswithin the upcoming Max Payne 3 game. Max Payne 3 multiplayer will also include the awesome bullet time features that the Max Payne series is known for together with highly responsive and cinematic shooting action.

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Providing a different slate on traditional multiplayer gaming. Watch the video after the jump to see Max Payne 3 multiplayer in action.

The video below is the first in a special two-part series unveiling and detailing Max Payne 3 Multiplayer, which is played in third-person perspective. Rockstar Games explains: “allowing players to connect with a character they can see while still retaining full fluid control during gunplay.”

Rockstar Games will be launching Max Payne 3 in May 2012 on the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Massive Battlefield 3 Patch Arriving On PC Tomorrow

PC Battlefield 3 gamers anticipating the release of the latest massive 1GB patch. Will be please to know that the update will be arriving tomorrow. Daniel Matros DICE’s global Battlefield community manager, has explained to Battlefield 3 fans to expect maintenance from 9am to 11.30am CET as the update and server alterations are rolled out worldwide.

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Battlefield 3 Dedicated Server Prices

The latest Battlefield 3 patch which has been released within the last 24 hours has now brought the ability for console gamers to setup and enjoy dedicated Battlefield 3 servers. DICE is currently implementing a soft launch for the servers, that won’t reach full capacity until next week.

The new Battlefield 3 patch is just over 1GB in size, and enables you to create both private and public dedicated Battlefield 3 server, and manage them from your console.

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3-D Printed Wing and Circuit Could Change Manufacturing

3-D printing is nothing new; manufacturers have been using it for prototyping new products and devices for a long time. A 3-D printer generally uses a laser to heat resin, the heat causes the resin to harden, and a part or device is built layer by layer. Generally anything 3-D printed that needs wiring or circuits to operate has to have those wires installed manually.

Sony to add photo editing to PlayStation 3’s repertoire this week?

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Limber up those thumbs gaming gurus, because a new challenge may be on its way to your PlayStation 3console: photo editing. PCWorld is reporting that Sony will be rolling out some new “photo editing software” for the PS3 early this week. Tweaking photos aside, the software’s ultimate purpose will be to provide access to and allow the sharing of digital stills through the company’s PlayMemories Online (and your other Sony portable media devices), which is set to launch later this year. The report states that the software will be on sale here in the US on Tuesday and carry a price tag of $18 — a 30-day trial will also be available. What say you PlayStation Legion? Are you ready to retouch your stills with a D-pad?

Massive Battlefield 3 Patch And Dedicated Servers Arriving On PS3 Consoles Tomorrow

Over the weekend DICE the developers of Battlefield 3 revealed that the massive highly anticipated patch will be arriving on PS3 consoles tomorrow. Bringing with it a number of new features including the ability to rent your own dedicated Battlefield 3 server.

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New Max Payne 3 Trailer Intros Games Machine Gun Weapons (video)

Rockstar Games has released a new video trailer this weekend for its upcoming Max Payne 3 game. Which reveals the range of submachine gun weapons that will be available and at your disposal to use whilst playing.

The video after the break includes a glimpse of the Micro 9mm, SAF .40, MPK, M972, and M10 which you will be able to use in Max Payne 3. Together with the return of bullet-time in action sequences, and over-the-shoulder zoom aiming and cover mechanics.

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Rockstar Games will be launching Max Payne 3 in May 2012 on the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. During Max Payne 3, you will control Max has he tries to uncover the truth and return his young wife to safety. Encountering a treacherous web of lawless street gangs, ruthless paramilitary units, and his own personal demons along the way.

Source: Destructoid