Latest PSU headlines:

Page 1 of 3 1 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 64

Thread: Dualshock 4

  1. #1
    PSU Live Streamer
    shepard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Age
    33
    Posts
    1,973
    Rep Power
    69
    Points
    17,787 (0 Banked)

    Dualshock 4

    I'm sure a lot of this info isn't new to most of you, however they put it into a nice little video!


    Last edited by shepard; 04-25-2013 at 14:34.

  2. Likes K2D , Serinous , Two4DaMoney wishes they had posted this first.
  3. #2
    Elite Sage
    Two4DaMoney's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Age
    27
    Posts
    11,974
    Rep Power
    105
    Points
    9,636 (75,576 Banked)
    Items Naughty DogPS3 SlimNaughty DogUser name style
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    I'm glad they kept the design basically the same. Adding the curve to the triggers was a must and tightening up the joysticks is a big plus. It's perfect imo.




  4. #3
    PSU Live Streamer
    shepard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Age
    33
    Posts
    1,973
    Rep Power
    69
    Points
    17,787 (0 Banked)
    I'm trying to figure out just what they think that touch pad is going to accomplish that existing buttons don't already do. Swipe through menu screens? Buttons do that just fine today. The 'flicking' as shown by the video seemed odd too. What could I ever want to 'flick'...

    edit:
    That headset port looks proprietary....
    Last edited by shepard; 04-25-2013 at 15:01.

  5. #4
    Elite Sage
    Two4DaMoney's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Age
    27
    Posts
    11,974
    Rep Power
    105
    Points
    9,636 (75,576 Banked)
    Items Naughty DogPS3 SlimNaughty DogUser name style
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    I don't care too much for the touch pad either. The most use I can imagine for it is for mini-like titles on psn. They can be made similar to games on tablets and phones.




  6. #5
    PSU Live Streamer
    shepard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Age
    33
    Posts
    1,973
    Rep Power
    69
    Points
    17,787 (0 Banked)
    Quote Originally Posted by Two4DaMoney View Post
    I don't care too much for the touch pad either. The most use I can imagine for it is for mini-like titles on psn. They can be made similar to games on tablets and phones.
    That sounds like a good assumption to me.

  7. #6
    Power Member
    Dave-The-Rave's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Northern Ireland
    PSN ID
    Dave-The-Rave
    Age
    24
    Posts
    16,858
    Rep Power
    124
    Points
    32,602 (0 Banked)
    Items Final Fantasy XIIIFinal Fantasy XFinal Fantasy IXFinal Fantasy VIIIFinal Fantasy VIIFinal Fantasy VI
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    Coolest feature is probably the splitscreen thing.
    Trophy-licious!


    3DS: 3754-7606-9595

  8. #7
    Apprentice
    newf_52's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Clarington, Canada
    PSN ID
    newf_52
    Age
    31
    Posts
    221
    Rep Power
    54
    Points
    2,029 (0 Banked)
    It's beautiful.... the perfect controller!
    My YOUTUBE channel
    Twitter= @RyanTheNewf
    My Soundcloud stream!

  9. #8
    Elite Guru

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Age
    28
    Posts
    5,393
    Rep Power
    63
    Points
    21,416 (0 Banked)
    Items Naughty DogMetal Gear SolidPlayStation
    Not too keen on the touch pad thing but I like the changes they have made in general.

  10. #9
    Dedicated Member
    K2D's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    PSN ID
    Cathode
    Age
    27
    Posts
    1,359
    Rep Power
    63
    Points
    5,028 (0 Banked)
    Items LuluYunaDaft Punk
    Regarding the touchpad.. the first thing that comes to mind: tablet games (angry birds, fruit ninja).

    But then traditional mouse applications came to mind - point and click adventures, RTS (except 1. person shooters. But ofcourse, right?). I imagine finally(!) being able to group-select stuff
    --intuitively-- in games.

    I figure it'll be even better than navigating with a notebook touchpad, given the clickable surface.

    And I'm exited to see how well mouse acceleration will work. Or if it'll even be added. I think the touchpad (and the dualscreen/lightbar thing) might be the greatest addition to a controller since rumble! /bold

    I might be overly enthusiastic, but hey! Sue me.
    Last edited by K2D; 04-26-2013 at 02:24.

    Wishlist: inFAMOUS, SotC 2, Jade Cocoon Reboot, Oni Reboot, the next JRPG, Wasteland 2, next Obsidian Fallout, Fallout 4, Project Eternity, ND's PS4 game
    ...
    [South Park: Stick of Truth is pure gaming bliss!]

  11. #10
    Master Poster
    Updator's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Somerset, UK
    PSN ID
    Updator
    Age
    20
    Posts
    3,378
    Rep Power
    58
    Points
    53,949 (0 Banked)
    That splitscreen thing is a great idea.
    I can read your thoughts.


  12. #11
    Soldier 95B
    Guest
    Looking sweet to me. I would have rather the sticks been moved offset, but that would have interfered with the little trackpad thingie. It looks like it will be the best Dual Shock controller to date.

  13. Dislikes D3seeker is confounded by the utter nonsense of this most disagreeable post
  14. #12
    Newbie

    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Posts
    19
    Rep Power
    0
    Points
    484 (0 Banked)
    i cant see much use for the touch pad, but if they'd made it into an actual screen like a phone it would have been amazing.

  15. #13
    Dedicated Member
    K2D's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    PSN ID
    Cathode
    Age
    27
    Posts
    1,359
    Rep Power
    63
    Points
    5,028 (0 Banked)
    Items LuluYunaDaft Punk
    There's two cons to a touchscreen controller though - price and intuitiveness. See the wii u controller for reference.
    Last edited by K2D; 04-25-2013 at 22:40.

    Wishlist: inFAMOUS, SotC 2, Jade Cocoon Reboot, Oni Reboot, the next JRPG, Wasteland 2, next Obsidian Fallout, Fallout 4, Project Eternity, ND's PS4 game
    ...
    [South Park: Stick of Truth is pure gaming bliss!]

  16. #14
    Veteran
    Cyn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Age
    24
    Posts
    4,276
    Rep Power
    70
    Points
    11,593 (0 Banked)
    Items Battlefield 3ArsenalDark Souls
    Really want to get my hands on this ****er. Still waiting on the "oh and it works on PC natively too" news. There's always hope

  17. #15
    Soldier 95B
    Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by lazy psu View Post
    i cant see much use for the touch pad, but if they'd made it into an actual screen like a phone it would have been amazing.
    I think using it as a pinch/zoom for the browser would be aces.

  18. #16
    Elite Guru
    Nitey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Age
    25
    Posts
    5,675
    Rep Power
    59
    Points
    40,911 (0 Banked)
    Items DreamcastDeath Note LArsenal
    Was always gonna be a tough job evolving the DualShock3 but looks like they may have done it . Looks really comfortable, and just sexy

  19. #17
    Ultimate Veteran
    coolguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    long island ny
    Age
    38
    Posts
    20,790
    Rep Power
    109
    Points
    26,346 (0 Banked)
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    the DS4 is going to be awesome

  20. #18
    Super Moderator
    Admartian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    New Zealand
    PSN ID
    admartian
    Age
    26
    Posts
    12,295
    Rep Power
    123
    Points
    30,555 (0 Banked)
    Items ArsenalVitaUser name styleSteamPS3 Slim
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    F the PS4.










    (on a serious note; wouldn't be cool if you could play ANgry Birds on the touchpad while games install/load? )

  21. #19
    Ultimate Veteran
    mistercrow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Texas
    PSN ID
    mistercrow
    Posts
    24,715
    Rep Power
    160
    Points
    155,025 (0 Banked)
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    Looks like a very comfortable controller and built nice and rugged.

  22. #20
    Elite Member
    D3seeker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Severn, Maryland
    PSN ID
    D3seeker
    Posts
    1,675
    Rep Power
    50
    Points
    388 (20,000 Banked)
    Items PS3 Slim
    So they've actually finalized the Dualshock 4 *que evil laugh, lightning strike, plans for world domination*


    Quote Originally Posted by lazy psu View Post
    i cant see much use for the touch pad, but if they'd made it into an actual screen like a phone it would have been amazing.
    Was so hoping for this too


  23. #21
    Master Sage
    HellsJester's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Darkest Dungeon
    Posts
    13,027
    Rep Power
    107
    Points
    31,128 (0 Banked)
    Items User name style
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    Remember PS4 has a video editor for the stuff you record and i imagine swiping the touchpad will help you edit it faster. For example what if you recorded 3 hours of video and you wanted to quickly get to the 2 hour mark. Do you really want to hold down the d-pad to get there?


    RIP Oculus Rift



  24. #22
    Extreme Poster
    Sufi's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Addison, TX.
    Age
    31
    Posts
    27,860
    Rep Power
    179
    Points
    73,302 (0 Banked)
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    I don't like the share button, other than that I welcome all the changes. They should not write "share" on that when it's not a universal feature, you have to pay for that ****.

  25. #23
    Master Sage
    HellsJester's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Darkest Dungeon
    Posts
    13,027
    Rep Power
    107
    Points
    31,128 (0 Banked)
    Items User name style
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    Quote Originally Posted by Sufi View Post
    I don't like the share button, other than that I welcome all the changes. They should not write "share" on that when it's not a universal feature, you have to pay for that ****.
    Link to confirm this please. I doubt they would put all of the functions of it behind a paywall.


    RIP Oculus Rift



  26. #24
    Extreme Poster
    Sufi's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    Addison, TX.
    Age
    31
    Posts
    27,860
    Rep Power
    179
    Points
    73,302 (0 Banked)
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    Quote Originally Posted by HellsJester View Post
    Link to confirm this please. I doubt they would put all of the functions of it behind a paywall.
    It was in the conference, wasn't it? Maybe it's not official but I read that somewhere. I'll pull up the link tomorrow, too late right now lol. But if it's free then damn, i'm all for it but i ain't payin **** for sharing some ****ty ass video lol.

  27. #25
    Ultimate Veteran
    mistercrow's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Texas
    PSN ID
    mistercrow
    Posts
    24,715
    Rep Power
    160
    Points
    155,025 (0 Banked)
    Achievements IT'S OVER 9000!
    Isnt Share feature linked to Facebook? I could swear thats what that guy at the conference said.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

PSU

Playstation Universe

Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Abstract Holdings International Ltd. prohibited.
Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

vBCredits II Deluxe v2.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2010-2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.