[E3 2010] Power A Transforms PS3 Controller Into an Xbox 360 Controller, Shrinks the Wii Remote and Nunchuk

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E3 is about more than just games, it’s also about new accessories that make playing games more intuitive and exciting. With that in mind, Power A brought a couple new accessories to show off for the PS3 and Wii.

The Pro Elite Wireless controller for PS3 is notable for taking the traditional DualShock form factor and morphing it into the style of an Xbox 360 pad, complete with offset analog sticks. The D-pad is slightly different too, but fortunately it doesn’t appear to be modeled after the 360’s (aka the worst controller D-pad in recorded history). Other than that, the key DualShock/Sixaxis features remain intact.

The Pro Elite Wireless PS3 controller will be released in September priced at $50. A wired Pro EX model will also be made available for only $20.

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Up next is the Pro Pack Mini for Nintendo Wii, a miniaturized pair of Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers. The MiniRemote and MiniChuk duo is 35% smaller than the existing Wii controllers, yet features all the same functionality, including full support for the MotionPlus and all other attachable remote accessories. Priced at $50, the Pro Pack Mini ships in August in Black, Purple, Pink and Teal color options.

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