Gaming Archive

Nyko Wireless Core Controller Review

Getting official game controllers comes with advantages and disadvantages. When you get your controller directly from Nintendo, you have a pretty good idea of what to expect. When you’re getting controllers from third party sources, there’s more uncertainty involved. Nyko has a bit more than a decade of experience making these types of gaming accessories, especially wireless products. Though Nyko isn’t exactly a household name, …

Review of the Thrustmaster TSS Sequential Shifter & Handbrake Sparco Mod

Thrustmaster does lots of different collaboration projects. They’ve done work with the Air Force, with gaming companies, and with auto makers. Because the Thrustmaster brand is largely about authenticity, and that often involves officially licensing their products. Immersion and authenticity is all about details. It’s not simply having a stick or handbrake, it’s how those components feel in your hand, and even the physical feedback …

Best Yoke for Flight Simulators 2018-2019

There are many different aspects that go into a great flight simulation yoke. In a general sense, realism is often priority number one. However, some users may consider it second or equal to many other qualities. For example, there are technical capabilities like custom button mapping, where you can create a layout that’s specific to different models of airplanes or which allow you greater commands. …

GAEMS Sentinel Pro XP Portable Gaming Monitor Review

Consoles are fairly portable. Televisions and monitors aren’t. Game companies have been trying to work around this problem for decades. One of their earliest solutions was actually a version of the PlayStation with a small screen built into the lid of the console. Not an entirely bad idea, though there have certainly been better ideas in the time since. GAEMS Sentinel Pro XP Portable Gaming …

Nyko Dualies Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Alternative Review

Anyone who’s played around with the Joy-Con remote already understands the issue. It’s not that the controller is bad, it’s just a little weird. It throws you off. It’s not great for people with larger hands. The list of tiny complaints really goes on. Because people have differently sized hands, there’s really no such thing as a one-size fits all controller. The Joy-Con was an …