My New Favorite Tablet Stand Gently Cups My Thigh

Since taking up duties as Kotaku's official mobile gaming guy, I've started spending a large amount of time sitting outside on my patio, trying to look busy while playing games on my iPad or my Transformer Prime. The PadPivot is my constant companion, resting reassuringly upon my thigh andkeeping my tablet safe and… » 11/08/12 4:55pm 11/08/12 4:55pm

The Breast Cancer Battle is a Boon to Pink Peripheral Lovers

In 2007 my older sister was diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through hell fighting against the malignant neoplasm — radiation, chemotherapy, a mastectomy, follow-up surgeries and reconstruction. She won her battle eventually, but the process was painful for the entire family. It's safe to say I hate breast… » 6/18/12 1:30pm 6/18/12 1:30pm

The FUS1ON Pro Gaming Controller Makes My Tiny Xbox Thumbsticks Feel Sad and Insignificant

I'm a big fan of the Xbox 360 controller. Just recently, when Jason and I did our whole spiel about controllers, I noted my preference for Microsoft's controller, and even opined that the company had perfected the ergonomics of their not-so-great original Xbox controller. » 6/01/12 10:00am 6/01/12 10:00am

Would You Bling Out Your Smart Phone with Retro EA Sports Cases?

Twenty years seems to be a good enough time to start selling back nostalgia to gamers. We've seen some old-school EA Sports 16-bit designs on T-shirts and other apparel, sold in the stores the label has opened at airports in Charlotte, N.C. and Salt Lake City. Looks like they're interested in putting Madden, NHL and … » 4/15/12 4:00pm 4/15/12 4:00pm

Major League Gaming and Mad Catz Team Up for An Xbox 360 Controller With Some Pros and Some Cons

With the collective profile of eSports rising over the last decade, you've seen an ever-increasing prominence of the kind of endorsed accessories and products that hover around physical sports. Gaming mice, keyboards and gamepads that promise to make you better, faster and more accurate sell to hardcore fans who want… » 2/17/12 5:30pm 2/17/12 5:30pm