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DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller Details and Compatible List

At this years Tokyo Game Show, Sony had confirmed many rumours floating around the interweb when they announced that it would release the DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller, a new controller for the PS3 which incorporates the much loved, and missed, rumble feature. Japan will be the first to get their hands on the DS3 Controller when it launches there in November, while us folk in the West have to wait until Spring 2008! So start hunting down those import websites PS3 fans!

The DS3 inherits the basic design and functionality of the popular PlayStation controller, while keeping the high-precision, high response motion sensitive sixaxis sensing system. The added rumble feature, combined with the highly realistic motion sensitive sixaxis sensing system, takes gamers deeper into the world of interactivity, delivering a more intuitive, realistic and immersive game play experience.

The new controller will also benefit PS3 content creators, by giving them the ability to further expand their creative imagination. Existing PS3 titles that are lacking any rumble feature may become compatible in the future through software update. As for future PS3 releases, there are plenty of DS3 supported titles coming as SCEI will introduce more new ways of enjoyment that can only be found on PS3. If you want to know what upcoming games will support the DS3 read on for an extensive list…

The Darkness 2K Games
Enemy Territory: Quake Wars Activision
Soldier of Fortune Activision
Devil May Cry® 4 CAPCOM
N-Cube Creat Studios
Warbit Creat Studios
Dark Sector D3 PUBLISHER
Turok Disney Interactive
Highlander Eidos
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men Eidos
Burnout Paradise ELECTRONIC ARTS
FIFA franchise (title name TBD) ELECTRONIC ARTS
Legendary: The Box Gamecock
To End All Wars Ghostlight
RAGE id Software
WarDevil – Unleash the Beast Within Ignition Entertainment
Dynasty Warriors 6 KOEI
Fatal Inertia KOEI
Blacksite: Area 51 Midway
TNA Wrestling Midway
Unreal Tournament 3 Midway
Wheelman Midway
Cops (codename, title name TBD) Pyro
Planet One (codename, title name TBD) Pyro
Heroes over Europe Red Mile Entertainment
Condemned 2 SEGA
Iron Man SEGA
The Club SEGA
The Crucible SEGA
The Incredible Hulk SEGA
Blast Factor (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
echochrome Sony Computer Entertainment
Elefunk Sony Computer Entertainment
Folklore (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
FORMULA ONE CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
Go! Sports Ski (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
Heavenly Sword (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
High Velocity Bowling Sony Computer Entertainment
MLB 08: The Show Sony Computer Entertainment
MotorStorm (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
NBA 08 (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
PAIN Sony Computer Entertainment
Rat Race Sony Computer Entertainment
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction Sony Computer Entertainment
Resistance: Fall of Man (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
Snakeball Sony Computer Entertainment
SOCOM: Confrontation Sony Computer Entertainment
Super Stardust HD (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
TOY HOME Sony Computer Entertainment
Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune Sony Computer Entertainment
Warhawk (*1) Sony Computer Entertainment
WipEout HD Sony Computer Entertainment
GirpShift® Sony Online Entertainment
NBA 2K8 Take Two Sports
Destroy All Humans 3 THQ
Stuntman Ignition THQ
Assassin’s Creed UbiSoft
HAZE UbiSoft
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 (*1) UbiSoft
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas (*1) UbiSoft
Prototype Vivendi Games
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Vivendi Games

*1 = Users will be able to enjoy the rumble feature through software update.

So will you be picking up a DS3 Controller on its release? Can you even wait that long, and possibly consider importing one? Let us know below your opinions on this bit of news.

Anthony Barker

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.

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