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First-Look Review of the Thrustmaster TCA Quadrant Airbus Edition

If you’re a flight simulator enthusiast, you don’t want to use just any control scheme. For most games, a mouse and keyboard, or a game controller, will do the job just fine. But most games are just that: games. They’re not simulators. The whole point of a simulator is to become immersed in the experience. You’re not just manipulating pixels on the screen. You’re fully …

Guide to the Best PS4 Replacement Fan

The PlayStation 4 is perhaps the most powerful console of its generation. When compared to the Nintendo Switch, it offers more powerful processing and better graphics. And when compared to the Xbox One, it has a slight edge. Moreover, it has a superior library of exclusive games, with more options than other consoles. But even so, this doesn’t mean that the PlayStation 4 is perfect. …

First-Look Review of the Thrustmaster TCA Sidestick Airbus Edition

For most gamers, finding a good control scheme is easy. If you’re a console gamer, for instance, the stock Xbox or PlayStation controller is going to be your go-to. At most, you might choose a third-party controller with different ergonomics. PC gamers, meanwhile, have plenty of choices. You can choose from hundreds of mouse and keyboard options. Whether you want a chunky mechanical keyboard or …

Best Analog Thumb Stick Grip Covers (PS4, Xbox, Switch)

For serious console gamers, there’s no better choice than the PlayStation 4 or the Xbox One. Admittedly, the Nintendo Switch is a good system. It has a unique, innovative design and control scheme that’s way ahead of its time. But the processing power just doesn’t live up to what most modern gamers will expect. For that, you need a truly modern gaming system. And that …

Guide to the Best Replacement Thumbsticks for PS4 & Xbox One Controllers

If you’re an avid gamer, it’s inevitable that your thumbsticks are going to wear out at some point. This isn’t because there’s anything wrong with them. It’s simply the natural consequence of rubbing your thumbs on the same piece of rubber for hundreds of hours. Of course, this can leave you in a bind. A new controller can get pricey. Do you really want to …