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Xbox One

Here's how much Xbox One controllers and headsets cost


Get a second gamepad for the price of a game
Jul 29
The Microsoft Store has priced a few accessories for the Xbox One, including controllers, headsets, and charge kits. The standard wireless controller will be $59.99, or $74.99 with a play-and-charge kit included. The charge k... read
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Razer Surround

Razer Surround: Virtual surround to stereo sets, for free


Get the best performance out of your audio equipment and help a good cause
Jun 28
Did you know that Razer has more software engineers than hardware engineers? While the company is known for its high-end (read: pricey) peripherals and daftly sleek gaming laptop, it does equally wild work on the software sid... read
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Xbox One headsets

Xbox One requires unique headsets, possible fix coming


Beat by Microsoft
Jun 27
The Xbox One doesn't come packaged with a headset. Nor can you use your existing, likely expensive headset, apparently. At least not until Microsoft comes up with a fix. "The Wireless Controller has been redesigned to allow f... read
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Logitech G430

Impressions: Logitech G430 Surround Sound Gaming Headset


Great value for the price
Jun 18
My experiences with sub-$100 headphones haven't been the most positive. I've gone through quite a few pairs from a variety of manufacturers, and have generally had issues with either comfort, durability, and/or sound/micropho... read
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Headsets

SteelSeries to expand upon the H series this summer


Pro gamer headsets get upgrades and new model
Jun 13
SteelSeries headsets are mostly known for functionality and durability without all the visual flash. True to that trend, the company is introducing three new headsets into its popular H series this summer, including two upgrades to current models and the new and more-featured 9H.We have details and impressions of the three new headsets straight from E3.  read
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Turtle Beach headsets in the works for Xbox One


Full reveal and details at E3
May 23
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... read
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The first crowd-sourced headphones
I realize that the percentage of our readers that are legitimately in the market for a $300 set of headphones is fairly small, and honestly if you don’t think dropping that much cheddar is ever worth it, then I probably... read feature

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Revengeance

Astro putting out limited edition Revengeance headsets


Pretend you're a cyborg with these headsets
Feb 15
Astro Gaming has teamed up with Konami to put out limited edition Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance themed headsets and speaker tags. The A40 bundle includes your choice of the black or white headset, mixamp, and six total Reve... read
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CES: Even better: Afterglow headset sees new improvements


Still has pretty lights
Jan 11
We reviewed and really liked PDP's Afterglow wireless headset last year, mostly for its excellent sound quality and pricing. We liked that it worked with all consoles and mobile devices, too. Really, the only thing we didn't ... read
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CES: Ears-on with 3 new Turtle Beach headsets


Multiplatform headsets debuted
Jan 08
I had a chance to listen to a few of the newly announced headsets from Turtle Beach at CES today. Their top option is the new Seven series of headsets, which comes in three configurations: XP Seven for consoles, Z Seven for P... read
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Show us your skillz and win this aural delight!
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Porkins, FierstArter, HammerShark, BillyTheK1dd, and Flamoctapus.] Our friends at Razer have kindly bestowed upon us five of their awesome Tiamat 7.1 elite gaming headsets to give away to th... read feature

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Customization can only get you so far
It’s not very often that I get a chance to review something bad. It’s even rarer for me to come across headphones that I just hate. Truth is, most things that you spend $50 or more on are pretty good. Mediocrity c... read feature

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Decent headset, fair price
The Razer Electra is an oddity. It's billed as a "music and gaming headset," but is primarily designed for use with mobile phones -- the headset is specifically made for iPhones, HTC phones, and Blackberries (and any laptop t... read feature

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Release the Kraken!
Choosing a headset can prove to be mighty difficult in today's era. There's a ton of options; whether it's comfort level, sound quality, or functionality. Usually headsets tend to favor one factor over the other, leaving you ... read feature

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Our 'glowing' review
With all of the gaming headset options on the market this year, you've got to do something to stand out. PDP's Afterglow Universal Wireless Headset certainly does, as its headband and earcups are illuminated, and glow brightly.  Looks are one thing, but price and audio performance matter most to gamers shopping for headsets. Thankfully, this headset stands out on these fronts as well. read feature

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ASTRO Gaming has something for audiophiles


Things for your lovely ears
Oct 16
A CGI trailer for a headset and an amp -- I've seen it all now. ASTRO Gaming have just launched updated versions of their A40 Headset and MixAmp Pro, and according the video, the items built themselves in some dark mystical ... read
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I love a good premium gaming headset because it literally gets your head into gaming audio without the need for a massive sound system. The best of these headsets are a bit expensive, starting about about $100, but they're fa... read feature

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It doesn't take much to really improve the gaming experience. Better seating, better lighting, better company, etc. are sometimes all it takes to go from an utterly insufferable trek through your simulated world of ... read feature

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I have a lot of gaming headsets. It's one of the nice perks that comes with this job, though these days I find that it's getting harder to get excited about them. As my collection grows, I'm starting to see some of the simila... read feature

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Wireless controls were once a dream of ours, and it took forever for them to become a reality, but now they're the standard. We're to the point where things with wires just feel weird. Wireless headsets? Well, that's been a b... read feature

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E3: Turtle Beach's SEVEN series, official headset of MLG


Jun 08
We got our hands on Turtle Beach’s SEVEN series here at E3, and they sound and feel as good as they look. Billed as their flagship product developed specifically for Major League Gaming, you may be curious to know that ... read
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E3: Our first look at Turtle Beach's Black Ops 2 line-up


Jun 08
Turtle Beach had an amazing showing at E3 this week. In addition to announcing their partnership with Major League Gaming as the official tournament headset producer for future MLG events, they’ve also announced a partn... read
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Turtle Beach to develop the official headsets of MLG


May 31
Gaming headset makers Turtle Beach have partnered with Major League Gaming and will be developing the official headsets and audio equipment for the competitive videogame league. The first products to come out of this partners... read
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Reviewing headphones is probably one of the better parts about working for Destructoid. At the absolute worst, it gives me an excuse to watch some of my favorite movies, listen to great music, and play some games. No stres... read feature

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Creative is one of the world’s best-known brands of PC and gaming audio equipment. “Known” doesn’t always translate to “good,” though. I had an opportunity to check out their new Sound Blaster Recon3D external USB audio processor and their Tactic3D Omega headphones. Do these two pieces live up to the Creative name? Continue reading for the full review. read feature

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The following is an important public service announcement for internet wizards: The fine folks at Astro Gaming have graced The Destructoid Show with a pair of gorgeous limited edition Infinity Blade II A30 gaming headpho... read feature

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[Update: Contest closed! Grand prize winners are me4twaffle and Shadow1w2! Runner-up winners are JohnnyViral, Moskeeto, rbzfg and Supermonkever!] Saints Row: The Third is arriving November 15 for the PlayStation 3, Xbox ... read feature

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3DS gets official headset ... because it needed that


Oct 07
In what may be the most pointless peripheral a Nintendo system has ever had (and that includes Wii Speak), an official headset for the 3DS has been revealed.  Designed by PowerA and licensed by Nintendo, the headset come... read
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Here comes the super affordable Turtle Beach X12


Jul 27
Turtle Beach has just announced the Turtle Beach Earforce X12; successor to the X11. For those that don't know the X11 is currently one of the most successful budget high-end headsets for the Xbox 360. They're pretty spiffy a... read
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At least, I think they will. I'm not much on gaming headsets -- I don't play PC games and I'm quite content with my TV's speakers -- but Hamza seemed really into these new headsets coming from Turtle Beach. I tried out a f... read feature







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