Gaming Archive

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 …

Detailed Review of the Thrustmaster TM Sim HUB

If you love racing games, using a wheel controller can be a lot of fun. Whether or not it’s actually advantageous to your play, it’s immersive and authentic. It’s probably even part of the reason why people are willing to pump so many quarters into arcade machines, they often have the best controls. But the wheel is just one part of the experience of driving. …

Review of the 8BitDo Gbros. Wireless Adapter for Nintendo Switch

Familiarity matters. There are any number of reasons why you might want a wireless adapter for the Switch. It’s great to be able to re-use your old controllers. But selecting between different controllers isn’t merely a matter of preference. As you learn to play with one type of controller, switching to a different controller is disorienting. It requires you to relearn mechanical movements you already …

ONIKUMA K5 Stereo Gaming Headset Review

When you’re on a tight budget, choosing a gaming headset can be tough. You don’t want to sacrifice comfort, microphone quality, or audio fidelity. But you’re going to have to make sacrifices along the way. More often than not, finding a gaming headset for less than $50 is about making sacrifices you can live with. ONIKUMA K5 Stereo Gaming Headset ONIKUMA isn’t exactly a household …

First-Look Review of the HORI Ace Combat 7 HOTAS Flight Stick

When you’re selecting a HOTAS flight stick, you’re generally looking to get two things. Greater degrees of control and immersion. A great flight stick can really help you feel like you’re flying the aircraft in your sim. Both immersion and control are intermixed, with one factor affecting the other. Which is why hands on throttle and stick (HOTAS) setups are among the most common. There …