CES 2017: Nyko Debuts New Line of PSVR, Vive, and Game Console Accessories

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Nyko reveals latest designs for charging, storage, and more for VR and leading game consoles at Westgate North Tower Suite #15121

LOS ANGELES – January 5, 2017 – Inventive video game accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies today unveiled a new line of game console and VR accessories at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas for PlayStation®VR, HTC Vive™, Xbox One™ S, and PlayStation®4 Slim and Pro editions. The new VR products include Charge Block for PSVR, a drop and charge solution for controllers, and VR Halo, a padded slip-on cover for Vive controllers designed to protect your gear from daily wear and tear. Nyko also unveiled an updated version of its popular Data Bank Pro storage solution for the PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro, and Modular Charge Station S for the new Xbox One S. All products are set to launch in 2017.

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Candleman, an Illuminating Puzzle Platformer Coming Soon to Xbox One

With only 10 seconds of light to burn, guide the lone Candleman through enchanted dark environments to find the distant light

BEIJING – January 4, 2017 – What can you accomplish with only 10 seconds of light? Candleman, developed by Spotlightor Interactive in association with E-Home Entertainment, will challenge players to guide a vulnerable candle on a perilous adventure through dark and shadowy environments. Set for release in early 2017 exclusively on Xbox One, Candleman must find his way through enchanted worlds on a tightrope between light and dark with only one luxury – 10 seconds of candlelight, to be used sparingly in each in-game level.

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Changhong H2, World’s First Molecular Identification and Sensing Smartphone with a Miniaturized, Integrated Material Sensor, Unveiled at CES

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Changhong, Analog Devices, and Consumer Physics Collaborate to Revolutionize Mobile Phones; Eat Healthier, Live Better, and Explore More with SCiO Material Sensing Technology in your Phone

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW – Las Vegas – January 4, 2017 – Changhong H2, the world’s first material sensing smartphone, has today been unveiled at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Sichuan Changhong Electric Co. (Changhong), a leading supplier of consumer electronics in Asia, has collaborated with Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), a global leader in designing and manufacturing semiconductor products and solutions and Consumer Physics, Inc. to integrate breakthrough SCiO material sensing technology into mobile phones. Launching in 2017, Changhong H2 and its advanced molecular material sensing and identification technology will, for the first time in human history, allow consumers to scan material and immediately receive actionable insights based on its underlying chemical composition, exploring their physical surroundings as never before. Continue reading Changhong H2, World’s First Molecular Identification and Sensing Smartphone with a Miniaturized, Integrated Material Sensor, Unveiled at CES

Danish Creator Rokoko Aims to Revolutionize the Motion Capture Industry — Unveils the Smartsuit Pro

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Innovative Product Design Breaks Down Cost and Accessibility Barriers Associated with Professional-Grade Motion Capture for Film and Videogame Industry; Smartsuit Pro is Now Available for Pre-Orders

COPENHAGEN and SAN FRANCISCO – December 13, 2016 – Rokoko Electronics Inc, a Danish hardware and software innovator, today unveiled the technical details of its flagship product — the breakthrough Smartsuit Pro — and opened pre-orders on http://rokoko.com/. Members of the film and videogame industries who rely on motion capture (mocap) for technical tasks such as pre-visualization, 3D modeling and character animation will be amazed by the immense functionality of the suit. Traditionally limited to the upper-echelon of film and game studios, Rokoko’s Smartsuit Pro aims to disrupt the marketplace with solutions beginning at $2245 (US).

To see the Smartsuit Pro in action, please click here.

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Nyko Miniboss Wireless Controller for NES Classic Edition Now Available

 

First third-party wireless controller and six-foot Extend Link cable can now be purchased at Nyko.com, Amazon, Toys“R”Us®, and GameStop

LOS ANGELES – December 13, 2016 – Inventive console accessories manufacturer Nyko today announced that Miniboss, a wireless controller for the NES Classic Edition game console, is now available at Nyko.com, Amazon.com, GameStop.com, and in GameStop stores. Miniboss is the first third-party, rechargeable, wireless controller available at the console’s launch, allowing complete wireless freedom of up to 30 feet for a purchase price of MSRP $24.99. Nyko’s Extend Link, a six foot extension cable for the wired Nintendo NES Classic controller that triples its reach, is also available today at Nyko.com, Amazon.com, GameStop.com, and in GameStop stores for MSRP $9.99. The Miniboss wireless controller will also be available at Toysrus.com and in Toys“R”Us® stores this month.

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Daedalic Entertainment rocks the German Developer Awards

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A new record: Daedalic receives nine awards

HAMBURG, Germany – December 8, 2016 – This year’s German Developer Award ceremony in Cologne was a fruitful one for Daedalic Entertainment, as the studio has been awarded nine of the prestigious awards. The awards in their respective categories went to the following games:

  • Best German Game: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
  • Best Game Design: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
  • Best PC/Console Title: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
  • Best Sound: Silence
  • Best Story: Silence
  • Best Visuals: Silence
  • Best Mobile Game: Skyhill
  • Best Marketing-Campaign: Deponia Doomsday Tour
  • WTF Award: Deponia Doomsday Covermount Event

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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Out Now

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New release trailer available today; Shadow Tactics marks the comeback of the real-time stealth tactics genre; Challenging missons with more than 25 hours of play time; More than 30k players in the pre-release demo

HAMBURG, Germany – December 6, 2016 – Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is now available on Steam and GOG for Windows PC, Mac and Linux. The highly anticipated game by German developer Mimimi Productions and publisher Daedalic Entertainment brings back the popular real-time stealth tactics genre. A beautiful and detailed environment set in the Edo period of ancient Japan creates a compelling atmosphere. Control five simultaneously playable characters with unique and versatile skills to master challenging missions. Often enough, operating in stealth is key to successfully complete certain sections and become a strategic mastermind.

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Bounce, A VR Physics-Based Puzzle Adventure — Available Now for HTC Vive

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Bounce challenges you to solve complex physics-based puzzles to help your robot companion D1G-B bounce his way to his final destination

OAKLAND, CA — November 30, 2016 Steel Wool Studios — an independent VR development studio formed by creative veterans of Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, and Telltale Games — today announced that Bounce, their VR physics-based puzzle adventure, is now available for HTC Vive on Steam. Under the supervision of H8-Bit and 2Bit, two robots tasked with overseeing security of the intergalactic spaceship, players must help D1G-B, their spherical robot companion, traverse 50 in-game levels using an array of gadgets at their disposal to exit each level’s portal. To celebrate the launch of Bounce, players can pick up the game on Steam at a sale price of $19.99 for a limited time.

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