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Rez HD: extra controllers double as trance vibrators (seriously)


That the very first comment on our very first Rez HD post asked if the updated shooter contained support for the infamous trance vibrator peripheral should come as no surprise. Though Mizuguchi says the device wasn't meant to be sexual, ever since that 2002 game girl advance post buzzed its way onto the internets, the vibrating peripheral has become a thing of gaming lore.

While they're not releasing a new peripheral for the XBLA release and they're not enabling support for the USB original, we did learn of another option at a Microsoft meeting at CES this morning: you can enable trance vibrator support through an additional Xbox 360 controller (or three – you can use all four slots). How long before someone switches the guts from a 360 controller and a trance vibrator? Our guess: not long.

Gallery: Rez HD (XBLA)

Tags: Q-Entertainment, trance-vibrator, XBLA

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DeltaP42
DeltaP42
Jan 7th 2008
10:34PM
Awesome, instant download
Yubastard
Yubastard
Jan 8th 2008
7:16AM
I would download it too, but I need to know how to activate this kind of functionality!! the article doesn't say... :(
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Sean D.
Sean D.
Jan 8th 2008
1:03PM
Now you don't have to touch your buddy's controller to get happy enjoyment time! Everyone has own feeling experience!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=n5qscOsp7Ko
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Moffka
Moffka
Jan 7th 2008
10:37PM
Rez HD you mean? FIX TITLE!
D'oh! Fixed.
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Moffka
Moffka
Jan 7th 2008
10:46PM
Ha, thanks.

This might just make repurchasing Rez for the 360 worth it... for the lulz of course...
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colin
colin
Jan 7th 2008
10:46PM
lol @ pink controller
Hey! I own a pink controller.

Stupid MS changed the innards now, it only charges off the 360 now. No more charging off an iPod power brick, even with the MS Play n Charge cable.

I'm not surprised they activated this, the trance vibrator was just a rumble controller of a different shape.
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quickshade
quickshade
Jan 7th 2008
10:56PM
damn, That chick seems hot. Maybe I'll play the game if I could find a chick like that.
capt_carl
capt_carl
Jan 7th 2008
11:09PM
LOL oh no!
capt_carl
capt_carl
Jan 7th 2008
11:09PM
LOL oh no!
THREE controllers as trance vibrators?! SIMULTANEOUSLY?!


*drools uncontrollably while wriggling on the floor*
If only certain white dildo-shaped gaming controller could be used on the 360 (or this game was released under "Wii Ware")
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Sean D.
Sean D.
Jan 8th 2008
12:45PM
STIMUTANEOUSLY!
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blackbird
blackbird
Jan 7th 2008
11:48PM
Now if this was released on the wii, then you could put some wiimotes up... You know. I mean, if your going to use it for that, mind as well put it on the console that has a controller that "fits" better. Im not sure how having a 360 controller at your foot, or somewhere else more private would feel.
Dan CiTi
Dan CiTi
Jan 8th 2008
1:03AM
Does the scene it controller have rumble?
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samfish
samfish
Jan 7th 2008
11:55PM
Man, I really wish I had a vagina sometimes.
ThornedVenom
ThornedVenom
Jan 8th 2008
3:01AM
That post was beyond epic.
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jopojelly
jopojelly
Jan 8th 2008
3:10AM
....heh.
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Korova
Korova
Jan 8th 2008
7:47AM
and tits. You gotta have the tits, too.
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Exo
Exo
Jan 7th 2008
11:56PM
rumble suit peripheral
Mainman
Mainman
Jan 8th 2008
12:50AM
http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/peripherals/3rd-space-vest-lets-you-know-when-youve-been-shot-313257.php

There's an SDK available, so assuming someone writes the code and Microsoft adds it in an update, this twisted fantasy could become a reality.
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lol now i know what to get my lady for her brithday pink 360 control here i come
BananaBoat
BananaBoat
Jan 8th 2008
12:08AM
I've seen plenty of wiimotes that were being used for "That" functionality. Personally, I can't see any (real) girl actually using this thing. What's sexual about music? Why not get a real one and watch something with...I don't know...muscly dudes or something.

I'm still waiting for the game that requires you to put your junk in a long hollow "Shaft" controller, and control the game that way. Maybe a game about drilling, or mining, or something else requiring you to thrust ;p
ALH
ALH
Jan 8th 2008
6:45AM
'What's sexual about music?'

You've obviously never played REZ then. it is a very sexy game full of luscious eye candy.

ok mabes a different kind of 'sexy'

but still
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KiraXD
KiraXD
Jan 8th 2008
12:30AM
most awesome idea for a game evar!
too bad i only have one 360 controller... will wired controllers work as well? im sure i can find a few cheapo wired ones... use 3 maybe... man i cant wait to take some e, and try this out.....
BananaBoat
BananaBoat
Jan 8th 2008
12:36AM
Oh crap...I just thought outside the box for a second...and....holy crap...

Imagine...3 controllers....3 girls... F***
Psaakyrn
Psaakyrn
Jan 8th 2008
1:45AM
Congrats, you multiplied by 3. Now, try dividing by 0.
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Psaakyrn
Psaakyrn
Jan 8th 2008
1:47AM
Congrats, you multiplied by 3. Now, try dividing by 0.
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Psaakyrn
Psaakyrn
Jan 8th 2008
1:51AM
Hmm... triple post, but wanted to note that the above is proof that the comment system is messed up. What's with my first post which refused to upload right not having my avatar?
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ThornedVenom
ThornedVenom
Jan 8th 2008
3:03AM
What I don't get is that IF the original trance vibrator wasn't meant for sexual purposes.... WHAT THE HELL WAS IT DESIGNED FOR?!
sexual purposes.

I mean come on, it had a washable slipcover.
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janai
janai
Jan 8th 2008
3:56AM
There are all sorts of excuses and I have been convinced by none of them.
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Yubastard
Yubastard
Jan 8th 2008
7:15AM
I wouldn't wash it... slipcover or not... like my barbecue grill, it tastes better with old ashes...

er, nevermind...
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V1L3
V1L3
Jan 8th 2008
4:11AM
Still won't be the same. Wasn't half the point of the Trance Vibrator peripheral that the vibrations were, like 5 times stronger than the Dual Shock's?
Mike
Mike
Jan 8th 2008
4:23AM
That's why you have support for using up to three additional controllers. Using all three you might near Trance Vibrator strength vibrations.
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V1L3
V1L3
Jan 8th 2008
4:30AM
Yeah, but my g/f couldn't fit 3 controllers....

...never mind.
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ALH
ALH
Jan 8th 2008
6:48AM
I like how the comments for this have fallen into pure smut. Usually i'd not complain about sexism, but equating REZ with getting people off is such an insult to the magnificence of the game itself..even if its pretty much asking for the comparisons :(
Jared
Jared
Jan 8th 2008
7:22AM
"What's sexual about music?"

ARE YOU FREAKING KIDDING ME?

Marvin Gaye is spinning in his grave.
BananaBoat
BananaBoat
Jan 8th 2008
5:04PM
Rez doesn't have Marvin Gaye, it has Moby-esque techno crap.

There is a difference.
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Korova
Korova
Jan 8th 2008
7:52AM
lol at the whole post and comments!

Talk about expanding the audience for games. I think this may be winner strategy.
Psaakyrn
Psaakyrn
Jan 8th 2008
7:57AM
I don't think only the audience will be expanding....
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Ignatius
Ignatius
Jan 8th 2008
10:18AM
No, they'll be convulsing.
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Korova
Korova
Jan 8th 2008
8:00AM
I like that this post has already made it into Wikipedia for Rez HD.

I am so getting this game and they better put out the vibe tools thingy
timnc
timnc
Jan 8th 2008
9:19AM
Dang I wish I had researched that Rez vibrator thing. When I did some contract work for Sega they gave me one and I kept it for a long time but a few months ago I sold it on ebay, never opened. I was shocked that it got somewhere around $90. After reading that gamer girl post, I think I understand why now.
Preston
Preston
Jan 8th 2008
11:28AM
ok, so lemme get this straight: Microsoft bans my friend's gamertag for being slightly lewd (I didn't think MeatyTree was lewd), but they go and offer an XBLA game that doubles as a jerk off session for chicks? What the F*ck?! Where's the "hot coffee" bitches now?! I'd bet if Rockstar made the game, Jack Thompson would be all over this shit.

Honestly, I don't care. It's just strange what is offensive, and what isn't in our country.

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