Gaming Archive

First-Look Review of the LucidSound LS1 Premium Chat Gaming Headset

An entry-level headset is always going to have some limitations. It’s just a matter of where those limitations occur. Are they aimed at the quality of the materials used for the headset? Are there missing features? Something has to give, it’s just a matter of what, and how much. Which makes picking an entry-level gaming headset mostly a matter of forming expectations, and then finding …

PDP Gaming Ultra Slim Charging System for PS4 and Xbox One

Recharging your controllers isn’t exactly difficult. But sooner or later you’re going to have to do it, and that can bring on some downtime. Fortunately, there are some ways to get around that downtime and manage your charge without having to go back to a wired connection. Unfortunately, charging systems tend to be pretty hit and miss when it comes to several important elements of …

Nintendo Switch Gaming Earbuds Pro with Mixer by HORI Review

Gaming earbuds are pretty close to ordinary earbuds, with only a few exceptions. Because gaming earbuds tend to be made for two things. The first is to help make your games sound more immersive. The second thing is to bolster clarity, especially among headsets aimed at gamers who are playing multiplayer titles with microphones. In other words, the two most important factors for picking a …

Review of the LucidSound LS10 Wired Gaming Headset

Midrange headsets can escape a lot of the limits you see at the entry level. You can’t escape all of those limits entirely, but you can certainly see some core improvements across your entire feature set. That might include the quality of materials involved in the construction of the headset, the addition of new features, and so forth. That makes choosing midrange headsets much easier …

Review of the 8Bitdo Sn30 Pro+ Bluetooth Gamepad

When you’re looking at controllers in the same general price range as an OEM controller, you usually can’t expect many added features. Alternative controllers might throw on a turbo button, or claim that their vibration feature is stronger than the original. But that’s about it. At least, most of the time. Because as gaming has become a more popular hobby, and competition among the industry …