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Game Boy fans will love the Analogue Pocket which works with actual GB cartridges

NEWS – Dedicated handheld gaming devices seem to be making a comeback these days. There’s the Nintendo Switch and the various retro gaming devices like the Bittboy that I reviewed early this year. If you’re into retro gaming – specifically Game Boy gaming and still have some cartridges and don’t feel like dealing with the …

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GameSir G6 Mobile Gaming iPhone Touchroller review

REVIEW – Love mobile gaming but hate the virtual controls? GameSir might have just the solution for you with their G6 iPhone Touchroller (an amalgam of Touchscreen and Controller). Does it score a victory royale or an epic fail? Read on! What is it? The GameSir G6 Touchroller is a hybrid game controller developed specifically …

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BenQ ZOWIE XL2411P 144Hz 24-inch e-Sports Monitor review

REVIEW – Without a doubt, the two most important components of a good gaming system are the video card and the monitor.  The monitor is what gamers are looking at while playing, and the video card is what renders the games on the monitor.  When I designed my current system, I included a GeForce GTX …

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HyperX QuadCast USB Gaming microphone review

REVIEW – I record training videos in my day job so it is important that my voice is captured under the best possible conditions.  For a while I used a HyperX gaming headset but I had complaints from my audience that the sound was a little “tinny” and that plosives were a real problem.  I …

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Lexip Mo42 Ceramic Glide Feet review

REVIEW – While I’m a HUGE fan of the Trackpoint navigation device–to the point of not buying laptops without it and having used TrackPoint-equiped keyboards for the past 25 years, navigating 2K and 4K displays using a TrackPoint is an exercise in frustration and loss of patience, and I’ve resorted to using a mouse when …

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KontrolFreek FPS Freek Battle Royale Performance Thumbsticks review

REVIEW – Online gaming is a red-hot commodity, especially with the emergence of the popular “battle royale” last-man-standing genre of shooters. KontrolFreek is here to boost your killstreak with their FPS Freek Battle Royale performance thumbsticks. How do they stack up? Read on to find out! What is it? KontrolFreek’s FPS Freek Battle Royale Nightfall …

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Logitech’s G935 is a wireless headset for serious gamers

NEWS – Though Logitech may be best-known for making general-purpose mice and keyboards, they recently announced a couple of products designed for hardcore video gamers.  The G935 is a top-of-the-line wireless gaming headset, and the G635 is its younger brother, a wired version of the G935.  This is the first headset that feature’s Logitech’s exclusive …

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HyperX Cloud MIX wired gaming headset with Bluetooth review

REVIEW – If you have kids and you haven’t been hiding under a rock, your child has probably been playing one of those “battle royale” type games, such as Fortnite or PUBG. My now 12-year-old son is no different. Since dad here is a bit of a microphone dork, I wanted to check out this …

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Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2 gaming headphones + SuperAmp review

REVIEW – I have enjoyed my Turtle Beach Elite Pro gaming headset since I got my hands on them and have felt little desire to try to upgrade to another higher end pair, that is until the Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2 came out. They are made for the two gaming devices I use most; …

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Xbox’s new game streaming service: what you should know

NEWS – People are already accustomed to streaming TV shows and movies, and Xbox is bringing that capability to games, too. There’s no word yet on pricing for Xbox’s game-streaming option — known as Project xCloud — but the brand plans to launch public trials of the service next year. Open to Third-Party Developers In …

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