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Gamers who enjoy playing on the iPod touch can look forward to getting their world rocked by the Mophie Pulse, a sort of "rumble pack" case that Mophie is showing off at CES 2011. The pulse will feature front-facing speakers as well for stereo sound while you play games. If you're worried that su...

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January 5, 2011 at 10:00PM
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One of the first times that we encountered haptics, or the study of force feedback, was while playing StarFox 64 back in 1997 (was it really that long ago?), with its Rumble Pak -- that little motor that shook the whole controller every time you sustained a laser hit. Today, haptics has gone from t...

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Eager DS Lite anticipators can all get their red pens out and cross this one off their list of "DS Lite annoyances." Nintendo of Japan has a special reduced-size Rumble Pak for the smaller sized GBA port on the DS Lite, so if you're the kind of gamer who likes to keep the Pak in permanently, you won...

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No surprises here: Nintendo has loosed a version of the venerable Rumble Pak on Japanese DS Lite owners, with a US model forthcoming. Besides being smaller than its big brother in order to fit flushly in the Lite's cartridge slot, the new Rumble Pak sports all the same vibrating goodness, and for th...

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Sickened by enormous GBA cartridges protruding awkwardly from their precious DS Lites, the folks over at Nintendo of Japan have seen fit to release a teeny tiny version of the Rumble Pak, that wondrous device that shakes about in your DS in unison with the blasts of Samus' arsenal. The new Lite Rumb...

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If you haven't already grabbed it free with Metroid Prime Pinball, the love affair between the Metroid DS titles and the DS Rumble Pak continues with Nintendo's latest offer: if you buy Samus' latest adventure, Metroid Prime Hunters, you get the $10 Rumble Pak for free. That means no money! Of cours...

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The DS Rumble Pak is now available direct from Nintendo ($9.99). The peripheral plugs into the DS's GBA slot and is compatible with games such as Metroid Prime Hunters and Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time. One question: is the rumble pak gonna stick out on the DS Lite? Ewww!...

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