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Review: Razer Ouroboros wired/wireless gaming mouse photo
Review: Razer Ouroboros wired/wireless gaming mouse
by Dale North

I've been playing PC games with Razer's Ouroboros wired/wireless ambidextrous gaming mouse for a bit now, trying out everything from MMOs to FPS to casual games. This is one really nice mouse, but it had better be for its asking price of $149.99. 

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12:00 PM on 08.24.2013

Impressions: Digging into Hyperkin's Pixel Art Controller

Game accessory manufacturer Hyperkin recently announced the Pixel Art Controller line of PC / Mac gamepads. I took a look at the blocky SNES-inspired design and concluded that handling this hunk of plastic would have the same...

Tony Ponce

7:00 PM on 08.10.2013

Hyperkin's Pixel Art Controller looks so uncomfortable

Videogame accessory maker Hyperkin must not like its customers very much. Why else would it design a controller that looks like it could shred the skin on your palms like grated Parmesan? This September, Hyperkin is releasin...

Tony Ponce

8:30 AM on 08.06.2013

Turtle Beach acquires Parametric Sound Corporation

Turtle Beach, makers of fine gaming headsets, has just announced plans to acquire Parametric Sound Corporation in a reverse merger. The transaction is scheduled to close before the end of the year. This small San Diego-bawed ...

Dale North

4:30 PM on 07.01.2013

Special edition Xbox 360 gold controller coming in August

Coming exclusively to GameStop and Microsoft stores, Microsoft will be releasing a gold-colored chrome controller not unlike the ones seen in the Star Wars Xbox 360 S bundle. Also, like all special edition controllers, this o...

Abel Girmay

11:00 PM on 06.25.2013

Xbox One to ship without headsets

It's been nearly a week since Microsoft announced its decision to scrap their DRM policy -- a decision met with some mixed, albeit mostly-positive reactions. In light of this, many gamers are now prepared to give the Xbox One a second chance, while others may find the $499 price tag a bit too steep. For that price, you'd feel it safe to assume Microsoft would toss in a headset. You'd be wrong.

Tim Sheehy

11:30 AM on 06.05.2013

Neat adapter allows GameCube controller use on the Wii U

If you're a fan of the GameCube controller and lament the lack of love on the Wii U, it appears as if this adapter is your answer. It appears as if this unofficial piece of hardware will allow you to utilize compatibility opt...

Chris Carter

6:00 AM on 06.05.2013

Mega Man's robo-dog Rush, now in tissue box form

Amidst Capcom's schemes to appease us with Mega Man-themed paraphernalia in the absence of an actual game announcement, I've more or less remained as reserved as could be. When Mega Man Xbox Avatars appeared, I kept my mouth ...

Tony Ponce

4:15 PM on 05.30.2013

Japan is getting a new Wii U GamePad battery pack

If you're a Wii U owner that's frustrated with the battery life on your GamePad, then there might be some relief on the horizon. A new Wii U enhanced battery pack will be released in Japan in July, promising between "5-8 hour...

Alasdair Duncan

6:30 PM on 05.29.2013

Green Mario accessory box up on Club Nintendo

I received my Club Nintendo Hanafuda card set in the mail this week. With that acquisition, I've finally obtained all the 800-coin-and-up rewards on Club Nintendo -- the Hanafuda cards, Game & Watch Collection 1 and 2, th...

Tony Ponce

11:30 PM on 05.23.2013

Turtle Beach headsets in the works for Xbox One

With this generation's meteoric rise of Call of Duty came a similar interest in gaming headsets. It's not surprising to hear then that Turtle Beach is at work on a line of Xbox One headsets. There's not a whole lot of details...

Abel Girmay



Review: Sumo Emperor photo
Review: Sumo Emperor
by Chris Carter

Furniture can get pretty expensive. Sometimes, you'll go into a store ready to buy a replacement chair, and before you know it, you and your wife are picking out a five-piece sofa set. Comfort, price, and aesthetics all come into play, and somewhere along the middle of all three options is the bean bag chair.

Of course, like all furniture, bean bags have premium options -- specifically, the Sumo brand, which we've covered in the past. As someone who plays an awful lot of games, and was curious as to whether or not they're worth the price, I decided to take the Sumo Emperor for a spin.

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12:30 PM on 05.08.2013

How about a dedicated sports controller for PS3

Do you play a lot of sports games? If so, have you ever wished for a dedicated sports game controller? Gioteck's SC-1 PS3 controller is exactly that. This controller features four levels of sensitivity to let sports games pla...

Dale North

9:00 AM on 05.01.2013

Mega Man 3DS cases celebrate Virtual Console release

Capcom will release special edition Mega Man 25th anniversary 3DS and 3DS XL cases to commemorate the series' release on the 3DS eShop, community manager Brett Elston announced on Capcom-Unity.  The two-piece case featur...

Keith Swiader

11:15 AM on 04.24.2013

PS3 gets limited edition Metallic Grey controller

Sony seems to release a new controller color every time my current ones are looking a bit rough. Judging from a Twitter post that popped up earlier but has since disappeared, the newest offering in their DualShock 3 controlle...

Dale North

6:00 PM on 04.23.2013

Senran Kagura cell phone charms smell like breasts

The marketing of booby ninja school girl brawler series Senran Kagura is simply outrageous. Branded tissue boxes? Facepalm worthy. Themed desserts? Fairly creative. Cell phone charms? Well, that doesn't sound so bad... ... oh...

Tony Ponce