Gaming

Sega Genesis Mini Review

The Sega Genesis Mini is a diminutive version of the classic console, but the controllers are full-sized and authentic enough. The game library, while not exhaustive, is a particularly well-curated survey. What’s unique about the Mini, however, is that for once Sega itself is handling production duties instead of outsourcing to the familiar bargain bin […]

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Google Stadia Controller review

At Google I/O this week, the search giant finally let the Stadia hardware video game controller that will some day work with its streaming video game service. Google has created a sturdy controller fit for a mainstream console that should easily handle long gaming sessions.  The Stadia Controller is exactly what you’d get if you […]

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Nintendo Labo VR

Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Nintendo’s new foray into virtual reality involves holding a cardboard elephant to your face. Nintendo is not one for the technological arms race that has defined video game VR so far, with its expensive headsets and controllers. No, an ebullient toymaker at heart, Nintendo prefer a wind-pedal […]

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Best SSDs for Gaming

Solid-state drives have become remarkably affordable over the past few years. When we posted our first SSD architecture discussion piece, back in 2014, SSDs of 240-256GB capacities were easily between £100 and £150, depending on drive. Large capacity SSDs (480GB+) were not really affordable for most users. Huge change, considering they were easily 3x that […]

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HTC Vive review

The HTC Vive is amazing piece of technology. But explaining it to someone who’s never seen it before can be sort of a challenge. Imagine seeing a moving image, an entirely new medium, unfold before your eyes for the very first time.  Picture that, with all the emotions of fear and joy and surprise and […]