SixaxisI got my DualShock 3 controller from Sony today. The new controller, which goes on sale in North America this week, will make my Sony games start rumbling ASAP.

But unboxing my DualShock 3 made me wonder about my PS3's Sixaxis controllers. Are they the old hotness?

A Sony rep tells me that the Sixaxis is indeed on the way out: "Sixaxis will no longer be offered after it's completely sold through at retail (likely by the summer timeframe)."

The original rumble-free motion-controller won't make it out of 2008. So seeya, Sixaxis. Hello, motion-sensitive, rumbling Dualshock 3.

Want to know which PS3 games are compatible with the new $55 controller? See below...


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