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In an effort to address gaps left by Sony when designing the PlayStation 4, accessories manufacturer Nyko has unveiled two new peripherals for the console which should keep it running cooler, longer. One of the most salient gripes against the PS4 is that the DualShock 4 controller runs out of juic...

January 7th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Last year at CES, Nyko unveiled the Wand, its take on Nintendo's Wiimote. This year, the peripheral maker's big item is ... abracadabra ... the Wand -- with one exciting addition! The $40 Wand+ is a single, self-contained unit that includes MotionPlus compatibility. The device still supports the cr...

January 7th 2010 at 10:25am 0 Comments
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Never has one company mooched off of poor design like Nyko. Okay, so maybe that's a bit of a stretch, but according to the peripheral maker, the original Xbox 360 Intercooler is the top selling third-party accessory for the Xbox 360 -- despite the fact that it's known for torching consoles and leav...

July 15th 2008 at 6:37pm 0 Comments
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Just in case your Wii has suddenly and unexpectedly become some sort of flamethrower in recent weeks, Nyko is introducing a cooling solution of its very own. Granted, we don't really expect that most Wii consoles will actually need this thing, but we're sure the "better safe than sorry" crowd will...

October 15th 2007 at 9:44pm 0 Comments
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Eager to recreate the success of their Xbox 360 Intercooler – and complement their similarly useless PlayStation 3 Intercooler – Nyko has created the Intercooler for Wii. Y'know, to keep that space heater cool? We kid because we care. Here at Joystiq HQ we've actually entertained dozens...

October 15th 2007 at 10:19am 0 Comments
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If you're still deathly afraid of your Xbox 360 overheating, then we have a brand new solution for you. Introducing the Titan XFan, a device bulky enough that it's likely to make your power brick jealous. So, what makes the XFan different from the 360-melting NYKO Intercooler? Apart from its arguabl...

June 1st 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Nyko has something that claims to keep your PS3 chilled enough to stave off overheating problems experienced on other next-gen consoles. Their Intercooler is similar to the Xbox 360 version in that it features power pass-through, though we hope the similarities end there. Overall, the design is clea...

May 11th 2007 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We imagine that "Innercooler" was already trademarked and, seeing as how kids love their internets, a branding dynasty was born: Nyko's Intercooler. Despite the possibility of burninating your precious Xbox 360, the Intercooler sold like, err, hot cakes capitalizing on gamer's fears that all that he...

May 11th 2007 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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Just over a year ago, Nyko busted out a lucrative solution to the world of overheating problems that hordes of Xbox 360 users were experiencing, and even after being lambasted for causing consoles to draw an unsafe amount of electricity, the company hasn't learned a thing. Unlike Pelican's attempt...

May 11th 2007 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Despite concerns about Intercooler 360's power-leeching design*, Nyko has managed to ship over 500,000 units to retailers worldwide.This is a significant achievement for the peripheral manufacturer, which had the savvy to exploit mass hysteria generated from rumors that Xbox 360 overheats to the poi...

November 14th 2006 at 10:55pm 0 Comments