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Monday, April 30, 2001
 
Macally iShock/iShockII Drivers Updated
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Peripheral maker Macally has updated their drivers for the iShock I and II gamepad controllers to 2.0, adding several new features. The iShock series is designed to bring the console controller look-and-feel to Mac gaming, and is an ideal complement for Virtual Game Station and console-style games such as Bugdom.


The forthcoming iShock II gamepad will feature a special addition rare in the Mac peripheral world -- force feedback or "rumble pack" support. As these drivers support force feedback and the iShock II specifically, this is a good sign we should expect this product on shelves soon. Here is a list of changes presented in this update:


  • Support Macally force feedback APIs (iShock II only).
  • Improved reliability of the “auto-fire” function.
  • Supports 2 players mode. Both iShock and iShock II are interchangeable and can be used simultaneously.

For more information on both of these peripherals, check out our review and preview.

Macally iShock Drivers 2.0 (1.3 MB)
Preview: Macally iShock II
Review: Macally iShock


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