PC Gaming Archive

Guide to the Best PC Gaming Glasses

Anyone who spends hour after hour staring at a computer screen is subjected to an unnatural array of flickering blue light. You may have wondered why people get a headache from looking at their screen for too long, or can’t seem to fall asleep after a day in front of their computer. The reason why goes back to that strange light that you’re forcing on …

Guide to 2020’s Best Rudder Pedals for Flight Simulators

If you’re a flight simulator enthusiast, you’re probably familiar with the awkwardness of traditional control schemes. Console-style controllers, for example, are excellent for shooters like Call of Duty or action titles like Red Dead: Redemption. But they don’t provide enough inputs for a flight simulator. Oftentimes, this means you’ll end up scrolling through menus or moving your cursor around with the thumbsticks. Needless to say, …

Guide to 2020’s Best Throttle Quadrant (Controller) for Flight Simulators

For most genres of games, a standard controller is the best type of input. Gamers will argue over form factors, and whether the PlayStation or Xbox is better. But the basic layout has been the same for a few console generations. You have some triggers, a pair of thumbsticks, a directional pad, and some buttons. This layout works well for shooters, roleplaying games, and action …

What Does FPS Mean in Gaming?

If you ever find yourself playing games online, you are bound to hear people talk about their ‘frames,’ and usually when they are frustrated with ‘frame drops.’ Essentially what they are referring to is the FPS or ‘Frames per Second’ that display on the screen. FPS is one of the primary benchmarks used to measure graphical performance in a video game. The primary reason everyone …

Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls – Review of the Features

The value of a flight simulation largely depends on accuracy and realism. Of course, not everybody is training to become an ace pilot. Some people just want to have a fun time. But in either case, there’s no beating the immersive nature of authentic flight controls. Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls The components used by the Alpha Flight Controls were designed for sims approved by the …