Force Feedback USB Controller For Angry Birds.

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    Students at the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design have developed the Super Angry Birds Controller
    Super Angry Birds is a force feedback USB controller for Angry Birds that simulates the feeling of a slingshot,” they say. All the controls found in the game are available in this device. You can control the pull, the angle, and of course trigger the special power of the bird. We hacked a motorized fader found in audio mixing consoles to simulate the force you would feel when using a slingshot.​
     
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    To be honest this looks like it boosts Angry Birds from being mediocre to actually being quite fun.

    The only thing is you can pinch to zoom/expand the camera view, which I doubt this controller can do.
     
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    very very nice. but i'd like to ask, is this news? yes

    very well designed and as rupeeclock said, it just might make the game more fun or actaully fun.
     
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    This... is freaking cool.
     
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    Well made stuff and pretty creative
    even the video is well made :P ..this guys are doing it right
     
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    This is designed for PC use so its not as big an issue.
    This is a cool little project. Even if it is for a game I find rather dull and boring (oddly though i find the Space variant fun... maybe because I can see where I'm chucking the little blighters)
     
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    This is actually pretty damn cool, even if it's utilization is facepalm-worthy.
     
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    it would be cool if angry birds didn't suck
     
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    You mean it doesn't actually launch birds from the slingshot?

    Pfft, lame!
     
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    I would have a blast playing Boom Blox with this thing.
     
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    And the TNT doesn't actually explode? pssh gimmicks these days.
     

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