Gaming Accessories

by Steven Wong ·Posted 08/30/2022
Logitech G takes computer gaming to a new level with the launch of the G502 X series high-performance gaming mice. Available with LIGHTSPEED wireless or USB wired connectivity, and in black or white finishes, the G502 X series updates the design of the original G502 mouse with newer technologies.
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 03/24/2022
The Samsung 980 PRO SSD with Heatsink is a PS5-compatible variant of Samsung’s popular 980 PRO SSD. As the name suggests, the variant 980 PRO differs from the original in that it features a built-in heatsink, while the conventional model does not.
by Mos Khan ·Posted 10/06/2021
Sony recently rolled out a new system update for the PlayStation 5 that includes several new UX features, customization options, and added enhancements such as 3D Audio for built-in TV speakers. Best of all, the new update includes support for compatible M.2 SSDs, so users can finally expand their PS5’s base storage. According to Sony, compatible SSDs must be at least PCIe Gen 4.0 and have a minimum storage capacity of 250GB. Additionally, installed SSDs need to have some kind of passive cooling system and, because of the limited available
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 05/26/2021
In the span of a few short weeks, Oculus has released not one but two major software updates for the Oculus Quest 2. Firmware versions v28 and v29 unlock several new features and modes for the popular VR platform, including wireless PC streaming via Air Link, 120Hz support, and the new “Live Overlay” feature—just to name a few.
by Steven Wong ·Posted 01/12/2021
Even with the tremendous speed Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) has to offer, traditional wireless network connections can often encounter heavy congestion over the 2.4 GHz  and 5 GHz frequency bands, which can interfere with reliability. However, the ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000, the first Wi-Fi 6E tri-band gaming router from ASUS, allows you to bypass the noise by taking advantage of the relatively unused 6 GHz signal, which adds seven high-speed 160 MHz
by William Min ·Posted 12/09/2021
The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S should be renamed the Unicorn and the Dragon, because like these mythical creatures, their existence is questionable. Or perhaps you would prefer a Matrix reference where humanity is losing battle after battle to bots (thanks, scalpers…)? It’s been rough out there this holiday season (or more accurately, this entire year). So, while you patiently watch stock trackers and refresh websites, you could look into preparing for the eventual arrival of your next-gen console with these upgrades. Storage One of the major
by Steven Wong ·Posted 09/17/2020
Step into the next generation of high-end graphics with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 and GeForce RTX 3090 graphics cards. Using the Ampere architecture and built by manufacturers such as MSI, ZOTAC, Gigabyte, and ASUS, these graphics cards are designed to
by Scary Larry ·Posted 09/16/2020
Oh gamers. You are such a delectable bunch. Being a gamer myself, and coming from the old GamePro days of the golden age of video games, I love gamers, I love gaming, and I love when a company makes a big to-do about even the most miniscule news. Fortunately for us, the news today from Sony was not miniscule. As expected, Sony trotted out the PlayStation 5 (PS5) price and availability specs this afternoon, and it was right in the epicenter of everyone's predictions. The PS5 will be available November 12th in the U.S. (November 19th worldwide
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 02/25/2020
Since its reemergence in 2012, the virtual reality (VR) market has experienced a significant amount of growth. Recently, the pace of that growth has accelerated, thanks in part to improved technologies, better content, and lower costs of equipment. However, despite its growing influence, VR remains, for many, a new and unfamiliar technology. To help educate those who might be interested in VR, we’ve put
by Cris Silvestri ·Posted 12/20/2019
When Oculus first started out as a company, three years before debuting the Oculus Rift S, founder Palmer Lucky had a vision that virtual reality (VR) was headed for integrated mainstream fame. To that end, he Kickstarted the Oculus Rift, one of the first head-mounted displays for VR. His production company Oculus would later make head-mounted displays (HMDs) for Samsung (the Samsung Gear), but the Oculus Rift was smartphone agnostic,
by Cris Silvestri ·Posted 12/20/2019
Looking to check out “VR”─ virtual reality─but don’t know where to begin? Say hello to the Oculus Go, the company’s entry-level offering for the holiday season. It’s the “light” version of their new, more advanced Oculus Rift S and
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 09/03/2019
The laptop is the hands-down winner for on-the-go performance, but what if you’re missing the comforts of your home gaming system? How do you get that in your dorm room? And what about LAN parties with friends? Can you do all that without the heavy lifting? Well, take a step out of the box and let’s talk about mini-ITX. Mini-ITX is the smallest common motherboard form factor with gaming potential. Measuring 6.7 x 6.7", it has everything you need, including a CPU socket, two RAM slots, an M.2 slot or two, a few SATA ports, and a PCIe x16 slot.
by William Min ·Posted 06/13/2019
Bethesda was busy at E3 2019 with new IPs, massive updates for existing games, and the introduction of Orion, a new game-streaming technology. Read on to find out what Bethesda announced. Ghostwire: Tokyo The studio behind The Evil Within is stepping into the action-adventure genre with Ghostwire: Tokyo. The premise of the game is that people of Tokyo are mysteriously disappearing. It's up to you to uncover the source and purge the city of a strange, new evil. You'll also have mysterious abilities, which you'll have to use when facing the
by William Min ·Posted 06/14/2019
EA held its annual EA Play event a few days before E3 2019 officially kicked off. The company showcased upcoming games, updates on existing IPs, and announced an expansion pack for The Sims. Read on for more details. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order If you remember last year's EA Play, the only news we got about this game was from Respawn's Vice Zampella, who just happened to be in the audience. He announced the title of the game and gave a bit of backstory. Now, at EA Play 2019, we got a full gameplay reveal presentation. The demo revolved around
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 06/13/2019
With a more personal touch this year, featuring real life presenters, Square Enix had plenty of enthusiasm to share with its fans. From long-awaited titles to classic remasters, the company had something for everyone. Here's a look the company's latest games. New Final Fantasy VII Remake The Final Fantasy VII Remake is a highly anticipated game with a big fanbase. Square Enix announced that it would come in two Blu-ray discs, one of which is a stand-alone experience set in the city of Midgar. Aside from a brief showing of classic characters,