The latest Version of the FragFX Controller – a specially designed first person shooter (FPS) game controller has been unveiled at the 2008 Tokyo Game Show.
Designed by SplitFish, who describe themselves as "the world's premiere designer of PlayStation 3 first-person-shooter (FPS) console controllers," the FragFX version 2 is being shown to Japanese gamers by one of the top FPS players in the world, though the company does not share the man's name with us, unfortunately.
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"It defeats the point of playing on console, really. If you want to use a mouse and keyboard play COD4 on a PC, the PS3 pad is perfectly set-up to play FPS," says Ian Dean, editor of PlayStation World magazine.
"Obviously, reaction times are quicker on a mouse and keyboard set-up but if everyone is playing on pads, why introduce a two-tier system?
"For this to take off you'll need the entire PS3 online community to get behind it, to level the playing field. It's a gimmick few PS3 owners really want."