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There’s a lot more to the PS3 than just games, of course, so we’ve got PS3 accessories to make the most of the PlayStation’s gaming capabilities. There’s something for just about everyone available below.



THRUSTMASTER 2969089 Rally GT Force Feedback Pro Clutch Edition


“3 PEDALS” pedal set: wide and adjustable
works with the PS3 versions of: COLIN McRAE DiRT2 SUPERCAR CHALLENGE
Large and sturdy clamping system
Model 2969089
Type Controller
Features Also works with the PS3 versions of:
COLIN McRAE DiRT2 (Codemasters)
SUPERCAR CHALLENGE (System 3 Software Ltd)

“3 PEDALS” pedal set: wide and adjustable
3 pedals with wide foot rest
All 3 pedals are adjustable
Natural brake pedal resistance (for enhanced realism)

Many functions accessible directly on the wheel
10 action buttons (with 14 positions)
D-Pad (for car settings)
2 progressive levers + 2 digital levers

Exclusive “5 AXES” mode
Axis 1: Wheel
Axis 2: Gas
Axis 3: Brake
Axis 4: Clutch or left progressive cockpit view
Axis 5: Handbrake or right progressive cockpit view

Exclusive “Force” button
Lets you enable/disable re-centering directly during the game

2 gearshift methods (select between “Rally” or “GT” style driving)
Sequential gearshift stick (new life-size handle!)
2 digital levers behind the wheel (now reinforced)

High-quality materials
Oversized rubber-textured wheel
270° of rotation
Metal axle and ball bearing mechanism (for maximum precision and fluidity)
Mixed belt pulley and gears system (for a smooth and ultra-silent Force Feedback mechanism)
Large and sturdy clamping system

Force Feedback with TouchSense technology (licensed by Immersion Corporation)

THRUSTMASTER 2960703 T.Flight Hotas X FLight Stick


Programmable: the 12 buttons and 5 axles are entirely programmable.
Detachable, real-size, ergonomically-designed throttle control
Model 2960703
Type Joystick
Features Wide hand-rest for optimal comfort

Programmable: the 12 buttons and 5 axles are entirely programmable.

(**) This joystick is not distributed under licence or with the approval of Microsoft Corporation / Ubisoft / 505 Games.

Detachable, real-size, ergonomically-designed throttle control

Configurations by default:
PC : Flight Simulator X (**) Microsoft
PS3 & PC : Tom Clancy’s HawX (**) Ubisoft
PS3: IL-2 Sturmovik Birds of prey (**) 505 Games

Unique: Plug & Play for ultra-simple and fast installation with all functions pre-configured for immediate takeoff (without worrying about configuration)

Exclusive “MAPPING” button: all functions may be instantly switched around between each other

Dual-system aerodynamic control: by rotating handle (with integrated blocking system) or by progressive tilting lever

High-precision joystick with adjustable resistance

Trigger for brakes (civil flight) or for rapid fire (military flight) + multi-directional hat (panoramic view)

Internal memory: to save all of your programming, even with the joystick disconnected

Weighted base for greater stability

Exclusive “PRESET” button”: to switch, while playing, instantly from one programme to another

Turtle Beach EARFORCEP21 Ear Force PX21 Headset


3.5 Connector
16 ft Cable length
Brand Turtle Beach
Connectivity Technology Wired
Wireless Technology Not Applicable
Wireless Operating Distance Not Applicable
Sound Mode Stereo
Minimum Frequency Response 20 Hz
Maximum Frequency Response 20 kHz
Earpiece Design Over-the-head
Earpiece Type Binaural
Features The Ear Force PX21 integrates premium stereo game sound with crystal-clear communication on the PlayStation Network (PSN), XBOX LIVE and PC/Mac to create the definitive audio environment for playing popular game titles on all platforms. The PX21 is two headsets in one, a stereo USB headset for chat sound and an amplified stereo headset for game sound. If you’re serious about your PS3, XBOX 360 or PC gaming, then get serious about the sound. Move up to the Ear Force PX21 and become a better player while experiencing your games as they were meant to be heard.
Mad Catz MOV888810003/04/1 3DShot for PlayStationMove Motion Controller – Red


Wireless Controller
Model MOV888810003/04/1
Type Wireless Controller
Features Arm yourself with the latest in motion-sensing weaponry: Mad Catz’ 3DShot for the PlayStation Move motion controller. With a realistic spring-loaded trigger—which activates the motion controller’s trigger when squeezed—the 3DShot enhances gameplay and puts you in the midst of all the action. The ergonomically balanced design with its weighted feel gives the impression that you’re holding a well-crafted implement of destruction. Whether you’re taking down zombie enemies or obliterating terrorists futilely trying to escape your deadly aim, the 3DShot has your shooter gameplay needs thoroughly covered.

Realistic spring-loaded trigger activates motion controller button
Securely holds PlayStation Move motion controller
Enhances game realism
Ergonomically balanced with weighted feel

Works Great With:

Resident Evil5: Gold Edition
Time Crisis Razing Storm


Today’s Eio post is on XBox 360.

The XBox 360 was released in 2005 and is a part of the 7th generation of video game consoles. As of 2012, 62 million consoles have been sold worldwide. In 2010, Microsoft released a redesigned version of the Xbox 360. It is slimmer than its 2005 predecessor, has built in Wi-Fi capability, five USB 2.0 ports, and comes with an internal hard drive for data storage. The standard Xbox 360 comes with a 4 GB hard drive.

With the updated Xbox 360 and its Wi-Fi capabilities, Xbox Live is the most popular thing. It allows players to compete online, download games and other features, and even stream Netflix or movies through it.


Video Compatible – the 360 is video playback compatible, meaning it can play many movies and 3D movies. It can stream Netflix movies or TV shows.

Internet – Xbox has full internet browser with Wi-Fi capability. You can compete with your friends over multiplayer online games.

Backward Compatibility – the Xbox 360 can also play earlier versions of Xbox software and games.

Kinect Sensor — for an extra price, you can purchase the XBox 360 with the Kinect sensor. According to, the Kinect sensor allows you to “experience gaming like never before. Easy to use and fun for everyone, the Kinect sensor utilizes revolutionary full-body tracking to put you in the center of the fun. This amazing new technology allows the sensor to recognize your body and mirror your movements in the game, making you the controller. All you need is a little room to play, with approximately six feet of free space between you and the sensor. With Kinect, Xbox 360 now has the best controller ever made—YOU.”

Wireless Controller – you can purchase a wireless control, which has range up to 30 feet and battery life of up to 30 hours on two AA batteries.

Microsoft NSF-00001 Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Black/Glossy Black

Internal Hard Drive – you can purchase the console with built in internal hard drives. This allows you to store your games,TV shows, movies, music, pictures, trailers, levels, and everything else. Standard comes with 4 GB hard drive, or you can upgrade it to a 250 GB hard drive.

Microsoft RKB-00001 Xbox 360 4 GB Black

Microsoft RKH-00001 Xbox 360 (New Design) 250 GB Hard Drive Black

So check out our Eio catalog of Xbox 360 related items!

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Today’s Eio post focuses on video games, specifically the Nintendo 3DS.

Video Games

The popularity and fame of video games has exploded in the past 20 years. In common parlance, video game now implies any type of electronic interactive display device. To be more specific, Wikipedia defines video games as “an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device.” Video games range from games within personal computers, video game consoles, handheld devices, or even arcade games.

The Nintendo 3DS

This is a portable handheld device made by Nintendo.The 3DS allows one to see 3D effects without using 3D glasses. It has two screens: the top screen is a touchscreen, with bottom screen similar to older versions of the Nintendo DS.


Camera – the 3DS comes with three cameras: one camera on the front/inside and two rear facing cameras. The cameras can also record video with sound that can be up to 10 minutes long.

Activity Log – the 3DS has an activity log that records amount of time played for each game. It has tracks physical activity, with a built in pedometer that records how many steps you take while playing.

Backward Compatibility – the 3DS can also play Nintendo DS, DSi, or Game Boy Advance software and games.

Video Compatible – the 3DS is video playback compatible, meaning it can play many movies and 3D movies. It is even Netflix compatible!!

Internet – 3DS has full internet browser with Wi-Fi capability.

Nintendo 3DS Specifications

The 3DS controller comes with a D-pad, push-buttons, a touchscreen, and a circle pad. It has wireless connection, so when you play with your friends, you don’t need wires to link up. It comes with internal 2 GB flash memory, with 1.5 GB able to use. Battery life is 3-5 hours depending on the brightness of the screen, sound volume, Wi-Fi usage, and 3D effect usage.

dreamGEAR DG3DS-4219 3DS Comfort Grip Blue

dreamGEAR DG3DS-4210 3DS 13 in 1 Gamer Pack Black

NYKO 82101 Charge Base for 3DS

Nintendo Pokémon Black Version

Nintendo Pokémon Conquest

Our Eio catalog carries all your video game and Nintendo 3DS needs.

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