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Faveable provides gaming mice recommendations

on Friday, April 18th, 2014
Posted in: Gaming Gear, News

If you’re wondering which gaming mouse you should to go for, our friends at Faveable have compiled a list of awesome gaming mice to give you an edge while gaming. If you thought gaming mice are just for FPS games like Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite, Call of Duty and likes, think again! Today’s gaming mice Read More…

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Amazon Fire TV review

on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Three years ago, Janet and I posted a dual review of two of Roku’s latest video streaming devices at that time, and we’ve been using those devices ever since.  Over the years, I’ve used similar devices like the Apple TV (original model), Boxee Box, Popcorn Hour and WDTV. Of all those devices, my favorite has Read More…

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Logitech launches the G502 Proteus Core Tunable Gaming Mouse

on Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Posted in: Gaming Gear, News

If you are serious about your gaming. I mean REALLY serious, I’m not talking Angry Birds or Flappy Bird serious. Then you’re sure to drool over Logitech’s latest gaming peripheral. It’s the G502 Proteus Core Tunable Gaming Mouse, and it looks like a gamer’s dream gadget. This is a customizable mouse with the world’s first Read More…

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Keep Wil Wheaton at the TableTop

on Monday, April 7th, 2014

You know Wil Wheaton, right?  He’s an actor famous for playing Gordie in Stand by Me, Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and many more, including a slightly evil(er?) version of himself on The Big Bang Theory.  He’s also a writer and a gamer, and the host and co-creator of a web show Read More…

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The perfect case for your hand-held gaming system

on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

If you like to take your Sony PSP or Nintendo DS system and some accessories when you travel, you need the Cocoon CSG310 Neoprene Minifolio Case.  The case comes with one of Cocoon’s Grid-It organizer boards, with elastic straps to hold your console, cables, earbuds, and other accessories.  With everything neatly packed into this case, you won’t have Read More…

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Five gaming keyboards that will elevate you to a video gaming god

on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Posted in: Gaming Gear, News

If you have ever been a PC gamer at some point in your life, you know how much of a difference that a quality gaming keyboard can make to give you an edge during gaming sessions. Most gaming keyboards use mechanical switches where each key is paired with its own spring loaded switch for improved Read More…

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Take your iOS gaming to the next level with the SteelSeries Stratus

on Friday, February 21st, 2014

So, I am moving up in the world, I am upgrading to an iPad air from my old iPad2. Better graphics, better weight, better gaming just to name a few advantages. Speaking of gaming, one area that the iOS devices lack in the gaming arena is a decent hand-held game controller. The SteelSeries Stratus hopes Read More…

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Get your bounty hunter on with The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett

on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
Posted in: Gaming Gear, Geek Toys, News

We showed you “Star Wars: The Jedi Path“. We piqued your interest in the dark side with the “Book of Sith: Secrets from the Dark Side“. Now we want to expose your inner bounty hunter with “The Bounty Hunter Code: From the Files of Boba Fett“. Written by Daniel Wallace, Ryder Windham and Jason Fry Read More…

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Now you DO have room for a foosball table

on Monday, January 13th, 2014
Posted in: Gaming Gear, Geek Toys, News

You don’t have a game room at your house, and your spouse won’t let you replace the dining table with a foosball table.  What to do?  Well, you could buy the Kartoni Foosball Table.  It’s made of cardboard with sustainable wood rods; it needs assembly, but you won’t need tools, glue, or screws.  The Kartoni Read More…

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Func KB-460 Gaming Keyboard Review

on Sunday, January 12th, 2014

I have a thing for nice computer keyboards.  I type all day, both for work and at home, so having a good keyboard is important to me. I’ve always been on the lookout for a nice PC keyboard, especially for gaming and frequent typing.  Along came the opportunity to review the Func KB-460 Gaming Keyboard, Read More…

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Anyone remember X-Wing vs TIE Fighter?

on Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Posted in: Gaming Gear, News

Anyone??? I am so not the gamer… But I use to love playing X-Wing vs TIE Fighter for hours on end, back in the day, when the only HD you had was real life, hard drives were in single digit megabytes and connectivity was two modems barely holding onto each other over phone lines. For Read More…

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ROCCAT Ryos MK Glow mechanical gaming keyboard review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

When it comes to PC gaming, one of the sounds you hate to hear is that “beep!” when you’ve pressed down too many keys. This is due to most average keyboards having a set number of keys allowed to be pressed at the same time. The way to combat this is to pick up a Read More…

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Sharkoon Drakonia Black gaming mouse review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Thursday, November 7th, 2013

I’ve considered myself a PC gamer since high school, yet I never really have spent the money on high-end gaming equipment. Since I was doing fine with my plain-o mouse, I just never saw the need. Plus, the cost of many gaming accessories are out of my budget. When I was offered to review the Read More…

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ROCCAT Power-Grid app turns your iPhone or Android smartphone into a controller for your PC

on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

ROCCAT has opened up their Power-Grid app for public beta testing. The setup consists of a free smartphone app, which runs on iOS and Android devices, and accompanying host software, which runs on Windows. Using WiFi, it turns your smartphone into a fully customizable PC and game remote control that can do tasks ranging from Read More…

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Channel your inner Katniss or Robin Hood with your smartphone and the BowBlade

on Saturday, October 26th, 2013

I don’t play any action / arcade games on my smartphone, but that might change after seeing the BowBlade controller for iPod Touch, iPhone and Android smartphones. Install a compatible game, attach your device to the BowBlade with the specially designed clip and you’re ready to immerse yourself in the game. The BowBlade not only provides Read More…

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iPega PG-9017 Bluetooth Controller for iOS and Android review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Monday, September 30th, 2013

I find it difficult to play games on my phone with on-screen joysticks and buttons. My fingers move around on the screen, and I start pressing the wrong button or moving the wrong direction. Since I grew up with a physical controller in my hand, perhaps that is why I just can’t get the knack Read More…

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Brick Joystick – Another gadget that claims to improve your mobile gaming experience

on Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Last week I posted a review of the Invisible Gamepad Kickstarter project, which are easy to use stick-on gamepads for smartphones and tablets. I found that the Invisible Gamepad worked better than other stick-on joysticks that I’ve tried in the past (see related reviews at the bottom of this post), but it still lacked a Read More…

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Invisible Gamepad review

on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

If you enjoy playing action games on your smartphone or tablet, you have probably run into a problem that is shared by all games that use virtual on-screen controls. On-screen touch controls lack the tactile feedback that is needed for fast paced gaming. When you’re surrounded by a bunch of bad guys and your only way Read More…

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Immerse yourself in gaming and exercise with the Omni

By: Ryan Chapman
on Monday, June 10th, 2013

If you are someone who loves to play games and who has a hard time getting off the couch, perhaps you should look into the Omni Kickstarter project by Virtuix. It may look odd from the outside, but its specialized shoe sole alongside of the tracking software allows you to walk, jump, crouch, strafe, or Read More…

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EFO iPazzPort Mini – A wireless gamepad, keyboard, mouse, touchpad for your computer or Android device

on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

The EFO iPazzPort Mini Wireless GameBoard, Keyboard, Mouse, Touchpad is a 2.4GHz wireless controller which connects to your PC (Windows, Mac or Linux) or Android device using an RF USB dongle. It’s designed for your entertainment system. Just hook it up, sit on your couch and surf or play games on your large screen TV. Read More…

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Delta Six game controller adds firepower to your shooting games

on Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Looking to take that FPS (First Person Shooter) experience to the next level? Are you tired of dropping the enemy like every other gamer out there? Do you want to have the baddest @ssed looking game controller in cyberspace? The the Delta Six game controller may be what you need to add to your gaming Read More…

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Get style and gaming functionality with the Apex gaming keyboard

By: Ryan Chapman
on Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Style is not something that I think of when thinking of a keyboard. However, when I noticed the SteelSeries APEX gaming keyboard while browsing the web recently, that is exactly what I thought – stylish. There are five illumination zones that can each be customized from 16.8 million colors, and the layout of the keyboard Read More…

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City Prints maps fantasy worlds and tech landscapes

on Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Posted in: Gaming Gear, Gear, News

City Prints is a map company that produces artful maps of a variety of venues – home towns, states, college campuses, stadiums, and more.  They expanded their line to include the Pop Culture series (maps of video game, comics, and TV and movie locations) and Computer schematics diagram prints.  The image shows maps for Resident Read More…

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Start playing your PC games on a tablet with the Razer Edge

By: Ryan Chapman
on Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Razer has been known for years for their gaming peripherals. However, at CES 2013, Razer debuted something completely different: the Razer Edge gaming system. Designed specifically for PC gamers, the Razer Edge is a tablet that is capable of playing the latest PC games. It runs Windows 8, which means you get a fully-functioning 10-inch Read More…

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New Potato Technologies Foosball table for iPad review

on Friday, March 22nd, 2013

I enjoy playing games on my iPad, but when it comes to action style games, I miss not having physical controls. Virtual controls are adequate for some games, but for others, they just don’t cut it. That’s why I was excited to accept an offer to review the New Potato Technologies Foosball table. This device turns Read More…