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Bingeing on Vitamin D, footy in the park and lazy afternoons whiled away in pub beer gardens are what summer's all about. But sometimes, retreating to a cool, darkened room for a guilty gaming fix is just the ticket. And because we don't want your third-degree sunburns on our conscience, we've giv...

July 20th 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The act of building a great gaming rig isn't just about finding the most powerful processor, a capable graphics card or massive amounts of RAM. It's also about what you use to interact with the machine itself -- the peripherals you bring to the table. A few months ago, we told you about the best g...

April 23rd 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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So you're playing Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic on your iPhone and you're thinking, "Man, it sure would be a lot easier to slice this Dark Jedi directly in their stupid cowled faces if I was using a controller." Than you're playing BioShock on your iPad and you're all, "Stupid Big Daddy wo...

January 23rd 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Of all the first-turn MFi game controllers, I preferred the original SteelSeries Stratus. Not only was it the only standalone control option at the time, but its analog sticks and and overall design seemed to work pretty much perfectly for me. That being said, it was extremely small, which is great...

December 15th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The peripherals you play with can be just as important to your gaming success as actual skill. A suboptimal keyboard or sluggish mouse can open the door to defeat, which is why it's a good idea to pick up equipment specifically made for the job. But like a lot of specialized tools, gaming mice don't...

October 24th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Gaming mice typically fall into one of two categories: Overly intricate, button-covered monstrosities designed for MMO players that need as many input options as physically possible, and more modest designs that cater to gamers who want comfort, ergonomics, and hopefully a headache-free experience...

January 23rd 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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iOS game developers have been swinging for the fences with massive, high-profile mobile games for years already, but they've been doing it without a physical control option. Touchscreen and tilt controls work fine for many genres, and these digital controller stand-ins have definitely gotten bette...

January 10th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments