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Keyboards, mice, and hand-controllers are so 2007. Get with the modern times, willya? Today we discovered that a 3D touch interface is on the horizon for WoW gamers. Using this weird robot-type gizmo, you'll be able to actually feel everything your character does in the game: casting spells, reeling...

July 8th 2008 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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There's no denying the coolness of the Novint Falcon haptic gaming controller, but it looks like realness factor is getting upped a notch -- the company just announced the separate availability of that pistol grip it's been demoing for a while, as well as a black version, pictured above. The pistol...

February 20th 2008 at 6:03pm 0 Comments
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Ever since we first got wind of this thing, we had a sneaking suspicion it just wouldn't take off regardless of how clever it was. Sadly, reviewers over at Bit-Tech tended to agree, deeming the Novint Falcon the "coolest peripheral" it had ever touched, but completely unlikely to ever gain steam in...

December 7th 2007 at 8:02pm 0 Comments
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We've been tracking this thing for a good while, but while the vaporware status of the Novint Falcon 3D haptic mouse was touch and go for a bit there, it looks like they're going to pull through with this one, with a release slotted for June 18 at a pre-order price of $189. Now what exactly that ca...

January 9th 2007 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Some of you may remember seeing the Novint Falcon before. The  Falcon is a 3D controller that uses "haptic" technology to replicate the sense of touch. While the device itself appears a bit unwieldily, the fluidity of the control it provided was remarkably subtle and realistic. Roll y...

March 27th 2006 at 11:35pm 0 Comments