Palms on with the Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R
Mad Catz introduced two new merchandise at MWC 2015 – the pocket-sized L.Y.N.X. three and the S.U.R.F.R, a loopy aggregate of gaming controller and mini Bluetooth keyboard that works throughout platforms.
It could by no means be mentioned that Mad Catz doesn’t assume out of doors the field. The S.U.R.F.R is a novel software and one that would carry the most productive of each worlds to the ever-expanding vary of Android and PC TV set-top packing containers.
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The S.U.R.F.R is an excellent controller. The rubbery, soft-touch qwerty keyboard is a revelation. The keys are small, however have a raised centre to lead them to simple sufficient to distinguish and supply a lovely click on when pressed. Actually I wrote a number of paragraphs the use of the S.U.R.F.R with out creating a unmarried mistake. That stunned me, taking into consideration I combat to jot down out a password appropriately at the mini Bluetooth keyboard I exploit with my set-top PC.
The twin analogue sticks also are cast. Controls are responsive they usually really feel as excellent as any mobile gaming controller I’ve used. In addition to sticks you get a D-pad surrounding the left stick, shoulder bumper buttons and an adjustable grip. It truly could be very artful certainly.
The Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R can be utilized with a PC and has devoted buttons for media playback, but additionally a toggle that allows you to use the left analogue stick as a mouse. Somebody who’s used a PS4 will know a touchpad is preferable to an analogue stick on this state of affairs, however an analogue stick will do the process in a pinch.
Whether or not the S.U.R.F.R shall be best for you will depend on whether or not you price its skill to play video games over having a touchpad to make use of as a mouse. Alternatively, as an Android controller, the place a mouse pointer is much less related, the S.U.R.F.R supplies the most productive of each worlds.
The S.U.R.F.R is an leading edge keyboard controller that’s helpful in various other cases. At $79 it’s no longer too pricey both.
The Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R shall be in the stores on the finish of March or early April.