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I’m back, with a new Gaming PC!

You may have noticed that I haven’t been writing too much in recent months. On December 28th, my PC of eight years decided to bite the dust.  Being as old as it was, it wasn’t really a matter of easily replacing one part, and it needed a full overhaul. I’ve always wanted a gaming PC, so it took some time to get the cash, but now it’s built and it’s a beauty....
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Elgato Game Capture HD review

January 7th 2013 – We have added an update to our review to reflect the features and improvements to the software since our original review. You can read it here. We touched on the subject of video game capturing last year with our review of the entry level device, the Roxio Game Capture. Entry level devices can get the job done if you don’t mind lower resolution captures, but if you want something high-end then the Elgato Game Capture HD may just be the perfect solution....
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OnLive Review

OnLive has been around for some time in the states but the end of September saw the launch of the service here in the UK with the giveaway of thousands of consoles at Eurogamer’s annual expo.  So what is OnLive and why does it deserve our attention?  We’ve put together this article to answer some of the questions we think you would like answered and to explore this new development in gaming. What is OnLive? OnLive is a cloud-based gaming service and for some… it might just be the future of gaming itself.  As opposed to the traditional platforms...
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Teknmotion Yapster Blaster headset review

The gaming headset market is a bit of a minefield. Not only is quality of sound input and output important, but comfort and value for money are also key factors. Sure there are plenty of top-of-the-range headsets out there, but for the average gamer who wants something affordable, they are not a viable option. Retailing at $29.99 (around £19.50 on the date of publishing), the Teknmotion Yapster Blaster is certainly a lot cheaper than most, and is a great alternative....
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XJacker Soniq Rush Gaming Headset Amp Review

There have been fantastic headsets on the PC marketplace for many years now. Sound quality is as good as ever, and new hardware and models really add spatial realism to games. Best of all, most PC headsets can be picked up at fairly reasonable prices. However, to get a decent headset for your console today, you have to be paying over $70, which can be a drain on the wallet for those who play both PC and console games. XJacker PC-to-Xbox headset adaptors start from just $2.99, and gaming amps from just $19.99 for the Soniq Rush which we...
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Astro A40 2011 edition headset and Mixamp review

The Astro A40 2011 bundle is aimed at the professional gamer with a high-end price tag of $250 to match. The bundle consists of two main pieces of hardware; the Astro A40 2011 headset and the Astro Mixamp. Astro A40 2011 Headset Available in black or white, both look like a professional headset made with a hard plastic frame with metal poles connecting the speakers to them. They feel sturdy to hold and have a nice weight to them, though they are not heavy enough to feel any effects after a few hours of gaming. The metal poles can...
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