Razer has some new options on the market for both your clicking finger and your ears that will perform quite admirably and won’t gouge your bank account for the experience.
It was on this day in 2010 that Microsoft released the Kinect, intent on revolutionizing motion-controlled gaming and user/technology interface.
Video Game peripheral gear has a history almost as long as video games themselves. Often times a new video game peripheral is created to address a certain problem with the current hardware. Other times they are meant to enhance the experience in some way. Somewhere in between that are specialized video game peripherals that come with certain games as a means to address unique controls or make the overall experience unique. Sometimes, but quite rarely, these devices play a role beyond that of a gimmick, actually providing application beyond its initial release.
The kind of headphones you use for music offer a bit of insight into your tastes. You might be content just to use the little buds provided with your phone, as they're fairly perfunctory but work just fine. Then again, you might want a more personal space with your music, and may have invested in a better set of headphones that sonically immerse you in your own world. The same could be said of gaming headsets, which have exploded these past few years as online gaming, eSports, and streaming have become more commonplace. Some players might be fine with the default headsets packed in with their consoles, but others will want a more specific bit of gear tailored to their exact needs. The Corsair VOID Surround falls between the basic and high-end experiences, offering a comfortable set of over-ear headphones with sound quality that puts the budget earpieces to shame. Though it doesn't have quite as much depth or range as some ultra premium competitors, Corsair's latest headset does do everything they can do nearly as well at a fraction of the price.
Having relied on the stock headsets provided by console makers for years, switching to a headset built from the ground-up for multiplayer gaming and streaming was a bit of a shock. I knew the sound provided by the small, mass-market earphones wasn't great, but it sufficed in a pinch when I needed to not rely on my surround sound system. The microphones on these budget accessories weren't the best either, but served their purpose well enough. I'd dabbled with other headphones from Beats and Marshall, but they weren't geared for gaming or chat, and the experience was still uneven. While I got much better sound, it was a challenge to be heard through the minuscule microphone. None of the previous methods I'd used for chat, streaming or private gaming could hold a candle to the results I got with the Astro A40 TR headset.
Apple has revealed their new Apple TV, and Guitar Hero, Disney Infinity 3.0, Crossy Road and Harmonix's next game are all going to be playable on it.
Shooting off-screen won't help to reload when you're busted by the cops for robbing a young woman with a PlayStation light gun.
Hyperkin is releasing a peripheral that turns your iPhone 6 into a fully functional, cartridge-playing Game Boy, without the need of four AA batteries.
Remember when Sony announced Project Skylight, its fancy way of saying PS4 faceplates? Yeah it's a little hazy for us too, but Sony has finally released a few more.
Capcom is getting ready for the big fight by partnering with Mad Catz to make its official Street Fighter V fight sticks and control pads.