'Authentic' gun peripheral will make you look like a psycho while playing COD, we still want one

Have you ever been sat in front of Modern Warfare or Battlefield thinking: “Gee, I wish I could shoot these make believe terrorists with a shitty looking plastic rifle.” Then rejoice, friend. Because today is a fortuitous 24 hours for that little peripheral whore in you.

According to the product description for CTA’s Assualt Rifle Controller, it allows gamers to ‘get down on the floor in full sniper pose and wreak havoc in their favourite shooters.’ Who knew lying prone stomach-first on the floor improved your aim in frantic FPS’? Once we’ve vacuumed up all the lice in our shag carpets, we’re so trying out that shit tonight.

Above: Just think how impressed your friends will be when you get this bad boy out of the box. Plastic PS3 guns are definitely still cool, yeah?

The controller also comes with all the buttons you’d get on your DualShock, with the trigger acting as an R1 button. And look! Absolutely, positively, probably authentic gun noises coming from a crap little speaker. Alright, so we know it’s essentially an abomination of technology. Still, we kinda want one.

Can you think of any other rubbish peripherals you've bought/seen and secretly loved/wanted to own? Give us your thoughts in the comments section below. Give them to us! We need them to feed our imaginary children.

July 27, 2010


  • franknoza - July 28, 2010 3:42 p.m.

    You think you don't already look like a psycho playing COD? Just because you have to grow up and use your toy guns responsibly doesn't mean you can't still enjoy them.
  • EnragedTortoise1 - July 28, 2010 1:32 p.m.

    Ummm, maybe, if you aimed with the gun, not an analog stick on the side.
  • LordSteven - July 28, 2010 11:23 a.m.

    That'll be just perfect next to my Call of Duty night vision googles. Both catching dust...
  • LizarDAZZLE - July 28, 2010 2:40 a.m.

    "this video has been removed due to it's violation." wtf.
  • Gameguy94 - July 27, 2010 11:11 p.m.

    So it has a left stick to move? Would be fun for like 30 minutes then you'll get tired and switch back to dualshock.
  • Ravenbom - July 27, 2010 9:46 p.m.

    It's giving me a hankering for some Silent Scope now.
  • TheIronMaiden - July 27, 2010 8:39 p.m.

    dude in the video needs to get out of that uniform. No way in hell he earned the right to wear that... and no thanks on the crappy piece of plastic I'll keep the real one. :D
  • Vitoruss1 - July 27, 2010 6:34 p.m.

    That looks like it would be really hard to adapt to using. What's the fun of just holding a rifle in your lap if all it is is just a glorified, biggie-sized controller? The production values put into this look pretty good, but in the end, the idea just doesn't work (no matter how well done it is). Also: the controller-activated sound effects suck. I would only consider buying this if I ever am pulling in frivolous amounts of money in the future.
  • saya-MON - July 27, 2010 6:16 p.m.

    Do you get the outfit too.
  • Catalyst - July 27, 2010 6:11 p.m.

    It's better than the Wii Zapper peripheral
  • Cwf2008 - July 27, 2010 5:40 p.m.

    "I love the Assault Rifle Controller for PS3. Its so bad"
  • shaft121 - July 27, 2010 5:34 p.m.

    I saw the image on the main page and thought the guy in it was a toy soldier....
  • shaulypore - July 27, 2010 5:31 p.m.

    Ha! What a piece of shit! The only fun you could have is playing with the barrel under your chin whilst playing COD and chanting 'THIS IS MY RIFLE, THERE ARE MANY LIKE IT BUT THIS ONE IS MINE!' etc. down your bluetooth mike.
  • IKANDYMANI - July 27, 2010 5:27 p.m.

    This is dumb you don't even aim with the gun you play with the analog sticks like you regularly would and fire with the trigger. And what's the point of the scope? Unless there is a little mini screen in there synced with the game so when you put your eye up to it it aims down the sights, because otherwise it's pointless.
  • Embolado - July 27, 2010 5:25 p.m.

  • IHateMakingUserIDs - July 27, 2010 5:14 p.m.

    Would be a nice Wii controller, you know if the Wii had some decent fps' that is. reCAPTCHA: Aaaaah! initiated umm, interesting...
  • Thuperman - July 27, 2010 4:43 p.m.

    Ill keep my controllers and guns seperate thank you
  • 510BrotherPanda - July 27, 2010 4:39 p.m.

    You guys should try using it for everything else like Street Fighter or Uncharted, if it works on them. It could be the trickiest handicap to overcome!
  • Moe77 - July 27, 2010 3:36 p.m.

    well i think its cool...
  • Tygerclaws - July 27, 2010 3:26 p.m.

    I'm reminded of Yuna's FFX-2 gun controllers...

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