This week marked one of our most hotly contested Co-Ops ever, with four different gaming headsets polling at over 20%. In the end though, Sony’s Gold wireless headset (which can connect via a cable to non-PlayStation systems) eked out a win over the Astro A50 by a measly 11 votes.
Hundreds of you formed parties in the comments to nominate your favorite gaming headsets, but the time has come to pick just one.
It’s been a few years since we last polled you to find the best gaming headset, so it’s time for a respawn. Which headset do you use to keep you immersed in a game and connected to your teammates?
If you donated to the Oculus Rift Kickstarter back in 2012, you’ll get a headset for free. Hey, tech companies being nice to consumers. Cool!
In October, 29,000 neuroscientists gathered in Chicago to discuss new research in their sprawling field at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting. Amid mountains of abstracts on every conceivable aspect of brain science, there were a surprising number of studies about an unlikely subject: video games.
To make virtual reality truly popular, you have to make cheap and accessible. And HTC is zeroing in on a huge market: Chinese internet cafes. It’s the latest example of tech companies worldwide trying to get VR in the hands of massive groups of users, quickly and cheaply.
Amazon just kicked off their end-of-year digital game sale, with big discounts on downloadable PC, PS4, and Xbox One titles. Highlights include Cities: Skylines for $12, Bioshock Triple Pack for $14, and Civilization V Complete for $13, but be sure to head over to Amazon to see all of the available discounts. [Amazon]
Building your own PC gaming rig is pretty awesome. if you’re interested in upcoming VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, you might need something more powerful. Here’s what you’ll need to consider.
If you were a gamer in the early ‘80s, you’ve no doubt played ColecoVision—the short-lived console that brought arcade games to your living room. Well, get ready for a nostalgia hurricane, because Coleco is back on the scene with a new home console—and it’ll play actual game cartridges.
The HoloLens headset from Microsoft is the world’s first untethered wearable that generates holograms before your eyes. It’s been nearly a year since we first strapped on a prototype, and as the tech goliath prepares to unleash a first batch of units to developers in the coming months, I was invited to check out just…
Working out can be a drag, especially if your only means of entertainment is an awful juicer informercial on five of the 10 gym TVs. But thanks to virtual reality, you can soon exercise your way through a video game—and starting today, you can preorder a VR-ready bike that lets you do exactly that.
A quite amazing piece of technology that’ll have lapsed gamers stunned by what’s possible nowadays is on the way from Sony, with one of its development heads confirming that the Remote Play functionality is coming to PC.
Logitech peripherals are the favorite of our team, many of our Editorial staff, and most importantly, our readers. Here are the best Logitech peripheral deals from Black Friday so far, adding more as they come in.
If you were waiting for a Black Friday deal to pick up a Wii U, it’s time to get out your credit card. $250 at Target gets you a Wii U Deluxe console bundled with Splatoon and Super Smash Bros. That’s the best Black Friday deal we were expecting to see, and I’d go as far as to say it’s the best Wii U deal we’ve ever…
For a limited time, you can save 10% on all PlayStation digital codes from Amazon with promo code L1L2R1R2.
I love my PC. I use it for gaming, and have a spare home theater PC in my living room for everything else I could ever want. The one problem I’ve had is finding a good way to control my HTPC from the couch. The Steam Controller has finally solved this for me—and not just for gaming.
While Xbox One Bundles will be getting discounts and tons of extras games and accessories on Black Friday, it seems like the best deal you can hope for on a PS4 is a straightforward $50 discount. Of course, you never want to rule out the possibility of surprise deal later on, but if you don’t feel like waiting, that …
The hardest part of building a PC is picking the parts, especially when everyone around you seems to have an opinion. And no flame war is more prevalent than the NVIDIA snobs vs the AMD fanboys. What’s really going on with these two companies, and which card should you get?