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[Hardware Review] Nyko PlayPad

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I’m a person who generally shuns playing games on mobile devices. I hate touch screen controls, and honestly, who doesn’t? They’re imprecise and uncomfortable for even the most basic of genres such as platformers. However, with Nyko’s PlayPad, I’ve opened up to the idea of playing mobile games because I now have a gamepad to use with it that won’t …

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[Hardware Review] SteelSeries Siberia v2 Cross Platform Headset

In 360, Hardware, PC, PS3, Reviews by Davis Fan1 Comment

Up until I bought my first set of gaming headphones, I always found that any combination of a microphone and earphones would do just fine. Headsets are a luxury without which gamers can still play. However, there is a convenience factor that makes every gamer pine for it. Known for its sponsorship of e-sports teams like Evil Geniuses (Editor’s note: …

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[Hardware Review] SteelSeries Kana Dota 2 Edition

In Hardware, Reviews by Kevin Kartanata2 Comments

Gaming accessories have become an increasingly lucrative market for a burgeoning esports and hardcore gamer demographic that insists on high quality goods to aid in high quality play. As a result, the search for the perfect mouse may become a quest before the real quests even begin. The Steelseries Kana attempts to ease the pains of browsing the barren shelves …

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[Friday Five] Highlights From PlayStation Meeting 2013

In Feature, Friday Five, Hardware, PS4, Sony by Paul ArroyoLeave a Comment

Sony slapped gamers around the world this last Wednesday with the intent of leaving an imprint of the next console generation that will be upon us. Sony officially announced the PlayStation 4 and, with it, a multitude of new hardware changes, interfaces, and games. Without a doubt, we are hyped up for the new console; however, five things hyped us …

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[Friday Five] Things to Watch for From CES 2013

In Friday Five, Hardware by Kevin Kartanata2 Comments

The Consumer Electronics Show comes once a year, and while dish washers and refrigerators aren’t particularly relevant to the gaming scene, gaming companies still come out in force to show off their latest offerings as well as future projects for us to drool at and pine for. CES events in the past have announced things high profile concepts like Razer’s …

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[Hardware Review] Skullcandy PLYR 2

In 360, Hardware, PC, PS3, Reviews by Davis FanLeave a Comment

When browsing deals online, I’ll surely find a pair of Skullcandy earphones periodically. On my first impression, I always thought that they were meant for aesthetics, rather than performance. I’ve always been one to favor performance over aesthetics. Fancy my interest when I saw that Skullcandy would be releasing a wireless gaming headset that would be compatible across the board …

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Davis’s Five Highlights of 2012

In 360, 3DS, Feature, Hardware, PC, PS3 by Davis FanLeave a Comment

As 2012 comes to a close, we look back at the games released this year. While everyone wants to point out the obvious “best games,” there are others that stand out this year and deserve recognition. Here are the five highlights of the year for me, even if they aren’t the epic, Hollywood production titles everyone looked forward to all …

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[Hardware Review] Circle Pad Pro for the 3DS

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While the 3DS has decent control options in contrast to its analog stick-less predecessor, the DS, it is shallow in comparison to console controllers or even the upcoming Vita’s dual analog sticks. With the Circle Pad Pro, however, Nintendo  not only added an additional analog stick, but additional shoulder triggers  as well that make the system’s configuration a rival for …

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[Friday Five] Reservations About Project Fiona

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Recently unveiled at CES 2012, Razer’s Project Fiona hasbeen turning heads for the tablet’s ability to playcore PC games like Warhammer 40,000: Space Marines rather than being relegated to casual games like Angry Birds. While the idea of playing full blown PC games on a touchscreen tablet is appealing and unimaginable at the moment, I still have some reservations about …

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[Hardware Preview] PlayStation Vita

In Hardware, Previews, Vita by Davis Fan4 Comments

When we first saw the PS Vita at E3, it all seemed like a futuristic system that we would never actually own. With only a month before the PSV’s North American release, we got our hands on one of Hong Kong’s 3G models and tried it out. Aside from its technical superiority, the PSV is filled with smart design decisions …

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