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Peripheral manufacturer Nyko unveiled its upcoming Data Bank accessory at CES this week, promising users a cheap and easy way to upgrade their PlayStation 4's storage capacity using a standard 3.5-inch desktop computer hard drive. A year into the console's lifespan, PlayStation 4 owners may find t...

January 7th 2015 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Although the PlayStation 4 is a fine gaming console, it has a definite Achilles' heel -- the very, very short battery life of the bundled DualShock 4 controller. It's a good thing, then, that Nyko has at last shipped the PowerPak add-on that it promised back in January. Shelling out $20 gives you...

July 16th 2014 at 11:36pm 0 Comments
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In an effort to address gaps left by Sony when designing the PlayStation 4, accessories manufacturer Nyko has unveiled two new peripherals for the console which should keep it running cooler, longer. One of the most salient gripes against the PS4 is that the DualShock 4 controller runs out of juic...

January 7th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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There are always a lot of buzzwords and phrases at E3. One of the big ones at this year's show was the "second screen experience," using phones and tablets to enhance a game in one way or another. Whether it's through Microsoft's SmartGlass or Sony's PlayStation app, it seems that one screen just i...

June 15th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Nyko's PlayPad Pro controllers make gaming on Android much less painful, as anyone who has attempted to control a high-speed Sonic with a touchscreen can attest. So, how does the company follow up a largely successful peripheral that already performs its appointed tasks with aplomb? By changing ve...

June 12th 2013 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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All right, all right, so it's not the sexiest thing in the world, but let's face it, those wireless controllers need to be charged. Nyko's got the jump on the next generation of battery drainers, rolling out out new Charge Bases for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The two peripherals look fairly s...

June 11th 2013 at 8:20pm 0 Comments
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Now that we know mostly everything about the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, it's about time for peripheral makers to start showcasing their planned gear for these next-gen consoles. As such, Nyko's taken to this year's E3 to announce a few products meant to be used alongside Microsoft and Sony's rece...

June 11th 2013 at 3:29pm 0 Comments
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CES is a huge show for hardware manufacturers and accessory producers alike, and Nyko has brought a whole lineup of Wii U peripherals to this year's show. The Charge Station U (above, right) offers a $34.99 alternative to Nintendo's dock, adding two charging slots for standard Wiimotes on the back...

January 8th 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Nyko's first line of Wii U accessories is all focused on the problem of the GamePad's short battery life. The company has revealed five different devices to help extend playtime, from battery packs to power cables.The UBoost is the traditional add-on battery pack, attaching to the back of the GameP...

November 30th 2012 at 10:45am 0 Comments