Video Games

Hands-on with New Nintendo 2DS XL, Miitopia and Hey! Pikmin

21 Sep , 2017  

Hands-on with New Nintendo 2DS XL, Miitopia and Hey! Pikmin_HEADER

By Paul Hunter   A new addition to the Nintendo family of handhelds has arrived: New Nintendo 2DS XL. This sleek new portable, available in Black & Turquoise, is a redesign of 2013’s Nintendo 2DS. Coinciding with the launch of this new console are a pair a new games, the platformer Hey! Pikmin and the […]

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Kontrol Freek Alpha Edge Thumbsticks Product Review

12 Sep , 2017  

Kontrol Freek Alpha Edge Thumbsticks Product Review

Written by Dave Throop While console controllers have been around for decades, add ons such as thumbstick extensions and grips are becoming ever more popular. While grips always seemed like an obvious solution to a problem I knew I had, I was never really sold on the idea of thumbsticks – until I tried them […]

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Video Games

Xbox Design Lab gets even better

6 Sep , 2017  

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Written by Paul Hunter   At this year’s E3, Microsoft announced an expansion to their Xbox Design Lab custom controller program, including options for new colours, metallic finishes, and rubberized grips. I had the chance to try out, and the results are below. Pretty cool, right? Find out how the Xbox Design Lab gets even […]

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Video Games

SteelSeries Rival 310 Review: The Ultimate eSports Mouse

1 Sep , 2017  

SteelSeries Rival 310 Review: The Ultimate eSports Mouse_HEADER

by: Matthew Rondina   The fast paced and intense world of eSports requires cutting edge precision, the type that only the SteelSeries Rival 310 can provide. When I first reviewed the specs for the 310, the mouse carried a bold claim of “the world’s first true 1-to-1 esports sensor.” After hours of play testing I […]

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Video Games

Creative Pro-Gaming Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 Keyboard and Siege M04 Mouse Review

25 Aug , 2017  

Written by Jon Scarr At one point in time, Creative only made sound cards and audio related tech. The Sound Blaster name was synonymous with high quality PC audio. However, with the Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 keyboard and Siege M04 mouse it marks their first entry into the highly competitive gaming keyboard and mouse market. […]

Video Games

Xbox Game Pass review

18 Aug , 2017  

Xbox Game Pass review

By Paul Hunter This past June, Microsoft rolled out their brand new Netflix-style gaming service, Xbox Game Pass. I’ve spent the last month really digging into the Game Pass library to find out how it works, and what is has to offer. Let’s take a deep dive into Microsoft’s exciting new initiative! What is Xbox […]

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eSports

eSports Hardware Profile: Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Headset and Tactical Audio Control

26 Jul , 2017  

Written by Matthew Rondina The Turtle Beach Elite Pro Tournament Headset has been custom built with the eSport athlete in mind, delivering on every level when it comes to raw audio performance and design. The price of the headset itself is steep at $299 (CAD) but if you are looking for audio hardware that will […]

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KontrolFreek Alpha Edge Thumb-sticks Product Review

10 Jul , 2017  

KontrolFreek Alpha Edge Thumb-sticks Product Review

Written by Dave Throop   While console controllers have been around for decades, add ons such as thumbstick extensions and grips are becoming ever more popular. While grips always seemed like an obvious solution to a problem I knew I had, I was never really sold on the idea of thumbsticks – until I tried […]

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eSports

Gamer Product Review: Kontrol Freek Performance Grips

21 Jun , 2017  

Written by Dave Throop   Do your hands ever get sweaty when playing or tired from holding the controller for long hours? If you’re like me the answer to both of those questions was yes and not only was it hindering my performance, but it made gaming less enjoyable. Learn more about Kontrol Freek Performance […]

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