PC Gaming Archive

First-Look Review of the Honeycomb Bravo Throttle Quadrant

You won’t find many one-size fits-all flight mods. At least, not many that are worth using. Because different pilots need different instruments. When you’re flying a commercial aircraft, you’re not going to need the same control layout as when you’re flying a single engine craft. And having the right controls means never having to make contact with a keyboard. Whether you’re using simulations to train …

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. …

First-Look Review of the Thrustmaster TPR Pedals

Where’s the realism in playing flight-simulators with a D-pad? What about leaping through space while using a keyboard? In the world of simulators and gaming, tools for immersion have been used for decades. From the earliest game controllers that would rumble and shake, to gamepads that you could strap to your hand, the push for immersion has always been there. And when flight sims and …

Reviews of the Best PC Gaming Keypads

When it comes to controls, there are generally two options. Keyboards are favored by FPS gamers in particular, as the large number of buttons and familiar layout allows them to string together an endless stream of macros and execute actions with lightening quick efficiency. On the flip side, many gamers choose to use a console style controller instead. They provide a more ergonomic gaming experience, …

First-Look Review of the Thrustmaster VG T.16000M FCS HOTAS Controller

When it comes to the world of realistic gaming simulations, Thrustmaster is no stranger. Their peripherals have been used by people everywhere who expect nothing but the best equipment for use with flight simulators and driving games. We’ve already covered some of their individual peripherals, but this latest package is designed to be a complete set for the most advanced flight simulators. Let’s take a …