New promo video shows off controller / inFAMOUS

#1 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (3909 posts) -

Some gimmicky touchpad use, and some not as gimmicky, but the triggers look quite good.

#2 Posted by jimmyfenix (3753 posts) -

i am really looking forward to the DS4. Finally good triggers!

#3 Edited by Seppli (10250 posts) -

What we get with the DualShock 4 looks really awesome. Still don't understand how neither PS4's nor Xbox One's gamepad didn't increase the number of shoulder buttons (or adding some alternative like a mousewheel button or zoom lever or whatever), especially when both say they wanted to *make it ideal for FPS games*, because then they both just straight-up failed to achieve their primary objective (outside of improving input fidelity and formfactor).

More shoulder buttons/functionalities means less loss of control, when the thumb has to leave the analogstick to hit a face button.

P.S. Second Son looks so flippin' clean and smooth. Jeez!

#4 Posted by RicoismynamE (16 posts) -

Y es triggers that don't pause or rewind watching tv when i set the bugger down or lob a grenade when i am trying to hide.

#5 Edited by RedLoopz (136 posts) -

Improved triggers and deadzone is great but the whole touchpad thing is imo a big gimmick

#6 Edited by SpaceInsomniac (3909 posts) -

@redloopz said:

Improved triggers and deadzone is great but the whole touchpad thing is imo a big gimmick

While developers certainly could choose to be gimmicky with the touchpad, that doesn't make the pad itself a gimmick.

It's a touchpad that clicks. At the very least, developers can use it for extra buttons. That simple functionality is far from gimmicky, and will see a LOT of use.

Also, see this post, and the video linked inside.

#7 Posted by RedLoopz (136 posts) -

Yea but I think its not really a neccessary feature. I think that if the touchpad were not to be on the ps4 controllers there would be nothing missing. Never have I played any ps3 game and told myself: "oh this game is cool, but i wish it could have some touchpad controls". I just think its not needed and its useless and most of the stuff shown in this trailer could be done with normal buttons.

#8 Posted by 5Figh (172 posts) -

oh dude i remember Jaime Griesemer, dude used to work for bungie and appear in their vid docs. nostalgia man

#9 Posted by GERALTITUDE (3653 posts) -

Man infamous looks unbelievable.

#10 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (4555 posts) -

The Wii also did sound out of controllers, I'm assuming this one won't have a shitty speaker.

#11 Posted by KittyVonDoom (445 posts) -

I like it when game developers look like pro skateboarders.

#12 Posted by Spoonman671 (4828 posts) -

I hope I'm not forced to use those fucking "triggers" for all of my shooters.

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