HipShotDot - powered red dot sight attachment for first person shooters on Xbox One

Are you picking up the Xbox One today with Call of Duty: Ghosts or Battlefield 4? If you’re into first-person shooter games, then there’s an interesting accessory you might want to check out. It’s called HipShotDot, and we’ve got a demo to show you.

Head past the break to watch the video walkthrough with its creator, Tim Murphy.

HipShotDot is a powered red dot sight attachment for first person shooter games. You’ll have the advantage over the competition with faster reaction times, accuracy and speed. It also increases the number of available in-game perks and attachments.

So, how does it work? You connect the USB connector into gaming console, desktop, or a 5v power source. The power indicator and the red bright glowing LED will light up. Zoom your weapon in and attach the red dot sight with its clear adhesive pad to the screen. Align it with the cross hairs or sights. Adjust the tension of the secondary attachment point below. That’s it. HipShotDot works with virtually any first person shooting game.

Our main concern is that we actually have to touch our displays. Be careful when attaching the accessory. You do not want your big-screen TV falling backwards.

The idea came up in Murphy’s basement to help improve his aim when playing with his buddies. The first prototypes were built with a soldering iron and parts from Radio Shack. After testing with a few gamers, he was pleasantly surprised with the positive feedback. HipShotDot received its initial startup capital from Start Garden, a $15 million seed fund that invests in new, for-profit ideas.

HipShotDot is compatible with Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, and other consoles. The product retails for $29.99. You can order it now from their website at Air Drop Gaming. It’s also going to be widely available in retail in Spring 2014.

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Mark Guim

Mark Guim is Video Editor at Windows Central. He switched to Windows because the MacBook Pro isn't Pro enough. You can follow him on Twitter at @markguim.