8Bitdo, best known for their game controllers, has unveiled their latest product, the N30 Wireless Mouse. At first glance, this may appear to be an NES controller, but it’s actually a 2.4GHz wireless mouse for your computer, complete with a D-pad navigation button, a 3D touch panel, and rubber pad buttons. Read more for additional pictures and informationo.
The 1,000 DPI computer mouse is completely wireless and is powered by a single AA battery, while the touch-based scroll slider in the middle replaces the traditional scroll wheel. This geeky peripheral was created by Swedish industrial designer Daniel Jansson, whose original made a foam model way back in 2009, and was covered by many tech blogs, including ours.
- What you get: 8Bitdo SN30 Pro+ Gamepad; Pro+ Clip
- Wireless Bluetooth, rumble vibration, motion controls, USB-C, 1000mAh rechargeable battery pack.
- Button mapping for system-changing accuracy and modifiable vibration.
- Adjustable Hair trigger buttons plus 6 axis motion sensor and Modifiable joystick sensitivity.
- Customize your gaming experience further with ultimate software.
On a related note, did you know that the original Nintendo Entertainment System controller featured an oblong brick-like design with a simple four button layout? It consisted of two round buttons labeled “A” / “B”, a “START” button, and a “SELECT” button with a cross-shaped joy-pad, designed to replace the larger joysticks used in earlier gaming consoles’ controllers.