Gaming Archive

HORI TAC Pro Type M2 Programmable KeyPad and Mouse Controller (for PC, PS3 & PS4)

Console controllers have never compared to a good keyboard and mouse. It’s likely that PC controls will always outperform even the best handheld controllers in the world. That’s the reason why people have been trying to use keyboard/mice controllers on their gaming consoles for decades. You can find examples as far back as the original Xbox, and further. But as with any type of gaming …

First-Look Review of the Logitech G935 Lightsync Gaming Headset

Gaming headsets are put together with certain types of players in mind. The same is true for wireless headsets, which are made for specific types of listening. Picking great headphones is mostly about finding overlap between your own needs, and the kinds of features any particular pair of cans are able to offer. But there’s one small complication. Gaming headsets are a stunningly competitive market …

Guide to the Best GameCube Controller Adapter for Nintendo Switch, Wii U, PC & Mac

Few controllers are as universally loved as the original GameCube controller. With multiple joysticks, an unusually responsive D-Pad, and two full rows of shoulder buttons, it provides a huge number of different inputs. More than many controllers, both before and since its release. Which is a small part of the reason why some people still prefer GameCube controllers to this day. But getting your old …

Guide to the Best Sega Genesis Clone (with HDMI)

Back in August of 1989, when the Sega Genesis was released, its retail price was $189. Adjusted to inflation, a Genesis would cost about $380 if released today. But this isn’t 1989 anymore, and today, console clones can emulate the Genesis for between 5-10% of that price. Unfortunately, finding a great console clone is actually a little tougher than you might think. Choosing the Best …

First Look Review of the OMEN X by HP Emperium 65 inch 4K Gaming Monitor

For gaming, using a large TV is both good and bad. Big TV screens are great for developing a strong sense of immersion, but when it comes to gaming features, they don’t have nearly the same level of performance as monitors. Televisions routinely have weaker response times, inferior refresh rates, and they rarely use dynamic sync features. This is especially true for bigger screens. OMEN …