Neoseeker : News : Steam Machine controller demonstration video, developer walkthrough of four types of games
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DedValve Oct 11, 13
Even though it's a prototype it looks better than analogue but is not 1:1 movement. Honestly I would have preferred a track ball in the right side.

But you can also change the sensitivity but it still won't be as good. Fortunately they are extremely moddable, if someone can easily come up with a trackball version I'm in.
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Mikau Kahn Oct 11, 13
Fantastic display of the controller.

I'm really hyped for it! I'd love to see how well it fares in Fighting Games, as well as more action-y sections of FPS Games.
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RC Cola King Oct 11, 13
I was hesitant at first, but this video showed me how cool this idea really is.
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Solid-Snack Oct 11, 13
Good...now show me a racing sim and a flight sim.
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Northern49 Oct 11, 13
To be fair, solid, neither racing or flight sims ever worked well on a mouse or keyboard to begin with. No one is stopping you from using a wheel or a joystick in the living room.
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Epoch Oct 11, 13
i hope i get picked for the hardware beta *crosses fingers*
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THM Oct 11, 13
Looks like a massage chair component
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Solid-Snack Oct 14, 13
quote Northern49
To be fair, solid, neither racing or flight sims ever worked well on a mouse or keyboard to begin with. No one is stopping you from using a wheel or a joystick in the living room.
But it's not a mouse and keyboard is it? No it's a controller...agh why do i even bother ffs -_-
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Northern49 Oct 14, 13
Because this device is designed to substitute a mouse and keyboard. It's also designed to be a controller, yes, but its fundamental principles are designed around the concept of emulating keyboard and, especially, mouse input in the living room. It is not designed to be a joystick or a wheel. If you want to play a fight sim, use the proper controller, a joystick.
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