Splitfish is finally bringing its flagship PC and PS3 mouse controller to the Xbox, albeit packing an odd wireless caveat. Although the FragFx Shark 360 is billed as an identical twin to its PS3 counterpart, this half-gamepad and rodent combo, much like a XIM adapter, needs a wired Xbox 360 gamepad to act as an intermediary between itself and the console. That wired controller plugs into the Shark's wireless USB dongle; the macro-equipped "fragchuck" and mouse themselves are completely untethered. It sounds a little janky, but if your faith in mouse superiority is strong, you may be forgiving it for its faults come late August. Hit the break for a full list of features and glittery PR wonder.
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Splitfish Unleashes the "Holy Grail of FPS" Controllers: The FRAGFX™ SHARK, on XBOX 360™

Playing games like Call of Duty® Modern Warfare®3 and Gears of War®3 on XBOX 360 will now be better than ever.

Zurich Switzerland - May 24, 2011 - Splitfish AG, the inventors of the world's leading high-end precision gaming mouse console controllers, today announced the long awaited FRAGFX™ SHARK 360, the world's first super precision mouse hybrid gaming controllers for XBOX 360™, built to make it possible to play FPS games such as the upcoming GEARS OF WAR® 3 and CALL OF DUTY®: MODERN WARFARE® 3 in the most intuitive and precise way possible on a game console,a PC, or a Mac. The FRAGFX SHARK 360 will be available at the end of August 2011.

Splitfish worked closely with some of the worlds most prolific designers and hard core game teams to perfect a robust and easy to adapt controller that brings the ultimate combination of mouse aiming and analog stick movement to the XBOX 360. The FRAGFX SHARK 360 has been the most requested and highly anticipated development from the Splitfish design team yet.

"The FRAGFX design for XBOX 360 has been the most requested gaming periphery device from FPS gamers by far. We literally have thousands of emails where gamers have inquired about when a FRAGFX SHARK for 360 would be here. Finally it is! Gamers will be blown away by the pinpoint tracking accuracy and special functions. We are proud to have been able to colaborate with high profile gamers such as zDD [game tag "EDIT" on xbox], the Teflon hearts team, and also really appreciate the input we have received from so many other passionate gamers. These opinions were invaluable in helping us bring the uber successful FRAGFX SHARK design to the XBOX 360." says Jason Johnson, Head of Creative Development for Splitfish.

Key Features:

· 2 AA batteries (not included)
· NEW 50h + play time
· NEW 500h + power save standby
· Play with the mouse on the XBOX 360 as you would do on a PC
· Full XBOX 360 PC and MAC support, either as a gamepad or mouse/keyboard control
· Fast access to special features (eg macro, rapid-fire, button swap, stick swap, etc.)
· Brand new wireless technology to 2.4 GHz
· Plug and Play
· On the fly dead zone adjustment wheel
· SixAxis support

The FRAGFX SHARK 360 is a significant step forward for the console gaming industry because it not only provides an almost perfect PC mouselike FPS experience for gamers on the XBOX 360, but also provides an easy to adopt, high end, fully programmable analog stick counterpart that make it possible for hardcore PC FPS fans to enjoy their favorite shooters on XBOX 360, MAC or PC.

The Splitfish FRAGFX SHARK 360 lets you play FPS games on a console the way the were originally meant to be played - PLUS MUCH MORE. With the FRAGFX SHARK 360 you can intuitively aim with a mouse and adjust sensitivity on the fly as well as use advance functions like button remapping, turbo, wrist flick melee and much more with ease. With Splitfish's trademark lag free and highly precise one-to-one tracking you get the maximum FPS experience and total immersion.

The FRAGFX SHARK 360 is optimized for FPS shooters, but also has all the functions of a regular XBOX 360 controller - so it can be used for all games. Gamers do not have to go through complex procedures for button mapping or sensitivity adjustments, The FRAGFX SHARK 360 is designed for simple and intuitive on the fly customization. Also, just like it's brother, the FRAGFX SHARK, the FRAGFX SHARK 360 has an uber long battery life of 50 hours of gameplay and 500 hours of standby on 2 AA batteries.

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