Gaming Gear

News, reviews and articles about video game gear and accessories.

Edifier GX Professional Gaming Headset review

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REVIEW – Recently when my son launched into his gaming craze phase, the last thing I would have expected was that my fitness/sports-oriented daughter would be drawn into the gaming world. My son has the gaming keyboard and monitor combination that meets his demands, but now my daughter also has demands for gaming-related gear. Enter […]

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GameSir X4 Aileron gaming controller review – a split design gamepad for Android

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REVIEW – If you told me in 1999 that one day I’d be able to play my beloved Quake 2 on a mobile phone connected to the internet, I’d think you were crazy.  Here we are though, and mobile gaming is alive and well thanks to game streaming, high speed mobile internet service, and capable

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GameSir Kaleid and Kaleid Flux gaming controllers review – a surprising new Xbox controller

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REVIEW – GameSir is at it again, building on the Kaleid series with two new Xbox controllers.  These controllers pack a surprising amount of features in a familiar package, but are not as expensive as you might think.  I’ve been doing my part and gaming away on these for the last month, and am excited

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OXS Thunder Pro Gaming Soundbar review – a nice upgrade over built in speakers, but at what cost

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REVIEW – When I was in college I got into PC gaming and had a friend help me weld custom speaker stands for a surround sound setup to enhance my gaming. Fast forward a few years (decades), and I’ve long since ditched 6+ speaker setups for my hybrid work/gaming desk setup for a couple reasons:

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Here’s a magnetic air conditioner for your iPhone!

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NEWS – The REDMAGIC VC Cooler 5 Pro is a liquid-cooled system that has been specially designed for iPhones, complete with a MagSafe magnetic connector on the back. This cooler is being marketed for gamers to keep their phone cool while they are playing some of the most CPU and graphics-intensive games on their iPhones.

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IKEA is launching a new gaming centric product line – meet BRÄNNBOLL

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NEWS – Swedish furniture maker IKEA has announced a new lineup focused on bringing gaming anywhere in the home.  The BRÄNNBOLL line is a refreshing take on the ‘gamer’ aesthetic – vibrant colors and gaming specific utility are found across a variety of pieces that would fit into any decor.  Chairs, storage, and desks are all part

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Take your gaming on the go with this deal on the XREAL Air 2 Pro!

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NEWS – Portable gaming usually translates to a small screen experience, but AR glasses can give you a big screen in a small, inconspicuous package.  For a limited time, XREAL is bundling a pair of noise canceling soundcore Liberty 4’s with the Air 2 Pro glasses. The Air 2 Pro is the latest iteration of XREAL

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ZyberVR Neck Power Bank review – better than a powerbank in your pocket

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REVIEW – I just finished reviewing ZyberVR’s Quest 3 Sky Tower Charging Dock and their ACE Quest 3 Elite Strap, and the only thing missing from this combination of accessories for me for my Meta Quest 3 is an extended battery. Luckily ZyberVR also sent over their Neck Power Bank for review, which claims to

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GameSir G8 Galileo Type-C Wired Mobile Gaming Controller review – GameSir’s done it again

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REVIEW – Mobile gaming has been an interesting product area over the years, with phones evolving from barely playing Snake™ to having full-on console and PC ports in recent years. One of the most exciting new developments for mobile gaming has been sufficient network speeds to enable cloud-based gaming, where a server farm can do

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QRD Stellar T5 wireless gaming controller review – An aptly named Switch Joycon replacement

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REVIEW – Three of my four kids have or had a Nintendo Switch and I’ve always been interested in playing one of them.  For the longest time, they only had the regular included Joycons which were way too small for my big hands. Then a couple of them decided to buy the Nintendo Pro controllers

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This 3-in-1 Nintendo Switch docking station is a must-have and only $17.97

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DEAL NEWS – The 3-in-1 Nintendo Switch Docking Station is a bundle of fun that can fit in your pocket. Purchase it today for $17.97 (reg. $24) through Nov. 26. The holidays are quickly approaching. For many, that means spending time away from the creature comforts of home. Not only does this include one’s bed,

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Jlink 32″ curved gaming monitor review – gaming on a budget just got better

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REVIEW – I’ve made no secret that I’m someone who enjoys video games, whether it be RPGs with beautiful surroundings or FPS where seeing and reacting quickly is important. Due to this, I have always had a monitor that is geared somewhere in the middle, performance-wise, to get the best of both worlds without emptying

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TJD introduces the T101 gaming handheld – A paradigm shift in portable gaming

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SPONSORED NEWS – TJD, a trailblazing technology company, is delighted to unveil the TJD T101 Gaming Handheld, marking a momentous advancement in gaming technology that promises to reshape the gaming landscape. This groundbreaking handheld console proudly features a remarkable 10.1-inch ultra-large screen, firmly establishing itself as the largest in the realm of portable gaming. In

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The nerdytec CYCON² XXL LED Mousepad CYPUNK edition has all the buzzwords a couch desk gamer could want!

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NEWS – A short while ago I had the pleasure of reviewing the Nerdytec Couchmaster CYCON², and it’s now the only way I’ll play mouse-and-keyboard games on the couch (I previously tried various lap desks with mixed results). It came with a small mousepad which has worked fine, but if you want to enhance the

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