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CNET News Video: Sony demos cross-controller tech at Gamescon
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CNET News Video: Sony demos cross-controller tech at Gamescon

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At Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, Sony demos its PS3-Vita cross-controller technology. Owners of both gaming devices can now use their Vita as a second controller for new games on the PlayStation 3.

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