joypad


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joypad

(ˈdʒɔɪˌpæd)
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a console for playing computer games
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A fast-growing, international sphere, eSports is a ripe field for career prospects, many of which take place away from the joypad.
"The randomly generated maps mean that the experience is new each and every time." - Daily Joypad
ht Wu Wh occ While there are a few snags using the joypad - occasionally zooming in when you want to zoom out, for example - after a while you get used to it.
In the British version, a total of 276,663 words are legally playable - and they have kept up with the times, with such words as shizzle, lolz, geocache, chillax, beatbox, hashtag, joypad, selfie and vlog all now being legal.
A command is transmitted to the tip of the snake-arm with a joypad and the rest of the joints follow this specified path.
The defender picked up a joypad and took on one lucky supporter during his meet-andgreet at the Game store in Necwastle's Eldon Square.
Beatbox, buzzkill, chillax, coqui, frenemy, funplex, jockdom, joypad, mixtape, mojito, ponzu, qigong, schmutz, sudoku and yuzu.
Some of these are actually quite difficult - although not as hard as using the joypad's thumbstick to control the marker.
There are hundreds of compatible games that can be played with these joysticks, including Robokill, Joypad Elite, Aralon: Sword and Shadow, Super Mega Worm, Meteor Blitz, Dink Smallwood, and Blade of Betrayal.
It also comes with the new ultra-sensitive Kinect included and a redesigned controller which, apparently, has 40 optimisations over the 360 joypad, though details on those are still unrevealed.
(20) The melding of player and console, joypad or avatar, not to mention the dystopian science fiction themes frequently informing videogames' content, correspond with the biotechnological rewiring of mind and body, cyborgian monstrosity, and the transitional borderless post-humanity Botting aligns with the Gothic in contemporary (sub-) culture.
A gamer can play Fifa 12 against another player using a specially-designed joypad and two switches, while the Nomad control option on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is designed for a gamer who is not able to hold buttons down to zoom into the action.