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

My mouse pad can beat up your mouse pad

Serious PC gamers are a discerning group of users. To give them an edge over their competition, they look for the best equipment like the fastest rig (computer), largest monitor, great speakers, headsets, programmable keyboards, and mice. Speaking of mice, even mouse pads are an accessory to consider for gamers. Does it provide enough traction …

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New Ataribox coming Spring of 2018, pricing info, and more

Back in July Atari announced that they would be jumping back into the gaming console arena with a modernized take on its popular Atari 2600, the Ataribox. In an email to their fans Tuesday the company released a few more tidbits regarding the highly anticipated console. Having owned a 2600 back in my youth the news definitely …

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Turtle Beach XO THREE gaming headset review

If you are a serious console gamer you have probably heard of Turtle Beach. Turtle Beach has been one of best-known gaming headset makers around. If you’re not a gamer you may not understand the importance of having a good headset, especially when playing PVP (Player VS Player) type games. I will admit that I …

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Kingston HyperX Pulsefire gaming mouse review

The next stop on my gaming gear journey has us looking at a gaming mouse. Now, Kingston is not a brand I usually associate with gaming peripherals, rather, I think of internal components instead. When the Kingston HyperX Pulsefire FPS gaming mouse was offered up for review, I thought I would give it a chance. …

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Soap Studio MIND: The Batman vs. Superman Dawn of Justice Cerebral Combat Trainer game review

Do you think the next logical step in video gaming is mind control? If so, then you’ll love the concept of Soap Studio’s MIND: The Batman vs. Superman Dawn of Justice Cerebral Combat Trainer. It’s a video game that I was sent to review. It sounded like fun, but it turned out to be pretty …

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Nintendo announces Super NES Classic Edition

Following up the massive success and sellouts of the NES Classic Edition, Nintendo is hoping that lightning will strike twice as it announced today the release of a Super NES Classic Edition. Like the NES Classic, the Super NES Classic will be a mini system and will ship with 21 preinstalled classic games. It comes …

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Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset and Elite Pro Tactical Audio Controller review

I’ve been lucky enough to review several gaming items recently, but one thing I have never upgraded since I purchased them years ago is my gaming headphones. Turtle Beach must have heard this, and quickly offered their Elite Pro Tournament Gaming Headset and Elite Pro Tactical Audio Controller. I was eager to try out what …

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Creative Sound BlasterX Kratos S5 2.1 gaming speakers review

I’ve been playing games for years, yet I’ve always used a pair of cheap Dell speakers for my PC. I never thought much of PC speakers for gaming, instead always using headsets, but when Creative offered their Sound BlasterX Kratos S5 gaming speakers to be reviewed, it piqued my curiosity, and I had to try them …

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Burn calories playing pinball with VPcabs virtual pinball machines

Standing desks are said to help you burn more calories than sitting on your butt behind a traditional desk, so it’s perfectly conceivable that a standing video game system will enable you to burn more calories than playing games from your couch. That means that buying this beautiful VPcabs Vertigo Pinball system is the equivalent …

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