As you may have heard from the Nintendo Direct earlier this week, the Wii U is going to be adding many of the Wii’s virtual console games to the Wii U online store.
On Wednesday Sony unveiled their next generation console, the PlayStation 4 (PS4) in an event that was live streamed across the world. Thousands of viewers were watching with bated breath to see what was coming. Continue Reading
It is that time of the decade again, the moment that every boy and girl waits for a man with magical gifts comes into their lives for a single night to give them something that they never dreamed of playing. Continue Reading
When it comes to the latest and greatest in gaming hardware for the PC, I try very hard to keep up. Having had so much success with the GameCom 377, I decided it was time for an upgrade and purchased the GameCom 780.
As far as headsets go, I could not ask for more than what the GameCom 780 delievers.
Comfort wise, the GameCom 780 is great for extended use. With its lightweight and padded ear cushions, I’ve found myself able to listen to music and play no games with minimal discomfort.
This headset also offers crystal clear sound quality with its noise-cancelling mic, which is always an amazing thing when you are a raid leader with a noisy roommate. As an added bonus, the GameCom 780 also offers Dolby Digital 7.1 Surround Sound, a great feature when playing first person shooters when knowing what direction you are being shot from is essential. The cable strength is also a plus, as I am one who tends to forget I am wearing a headset and have, on more than one occasion, broken cables by walking away from my desk with my headset still on.
Overall, the GameCom 780 is an amazing headset with amazing sound and voice quality, and at $79.99, you really can’t beat the price for a great quality product.
On a whim today, I decided to purchase a new keyboard. While perusing the electronics section, I happened across the Logitech G510. I had been eying this keyboard for some time, but at $120, I just wasn’t willing to shell out the cash required when I already had a perfectly good Logitech G15 sitting on my desk. However, today it happened to be on sale for a much more reasonable $89. Continue Reading
Ever fancied owning your very own boardable robot/mech? Well KURATAS from Suidobashi Heavy Industry has arrived and is a 4m high, 4.5 tonne robot which can be controlled either by you or via 3G on your iPhone. Starting at just over 1.3 million dollars, the website linked at the end of this article allows you to fully customise your robot with accessories such as an iron crow used to grab things, a LOHAS launcher which fires bottles of water and BB firing gatling guns. Choose your own colour scheme and other cockpit accessories and you’re good to press the order button. Continue Reading
As I have found myself playing less FPS games (persistent unlocks and hats to not appeal) my zBoard Merc with it’s dedicated FPS pad has been getting more and more superfluous. The FPS pad, and the resulting lack of a dedicated numpad, was getting in the way more than it was being used. I decided to remedy this by replacing it with a keyboard designed for Strategy and MMO games, the Corsair Vengeance K90. I have been using it for a month or so now so here is the lowdown.
“Today, it’s all about the Xbox 360, the only device that brings together all your entertainment all in one place,” said Don Mattrick, president of Interactive Entertainment, but what good is this for Gamers?
The last few E3 expos have been, arguably, a little disappointing. The focus for Xbox has been Kinect and now the newly announced SmartGlass. These are to improve the system’s entertainment experience, appealing more to families and amateurs rather than the hardcore gamers among us.
It looks like the Xbox 360 will be getting another step closer to becoming the ultimate ‘entertainment hub’ with rumours abound of Microsoft working on an actual internet browser for the console.
According to the Verge website, Microsoft is currently testing the new browser, which will use a modified version IE9 and will make use of Kinect gestures and voice controls.
There already is an online search function – Bing for Xbox – but that isn’t the same as browsing the internet, and, to be honest, it’s about time the Xbox had a proper web browser.
The Gadget Show Live, for those who haven’t been or heard of it, is named after The Gadget Show, the popular Channel 5 TV series. The exhibition has been running since 2009 (the TV series from 2004), is held at the NEC in Birmingham and plays host to many companies from technology and gaming industries and has various talks and demonstrations topped off with a live show presented by the hosts of the TV series.
The show has been expanding year on year and this year was no exception with it expanding into a further 2 halls. After the jump you will find our highlights and thoughts on the show. Continue Reading