I’ve been reviewing Razer accessories and hardware for ages, and aside from the odd license tie-in and those rainbow headsets, they’ve mostly had one thing in common—they’ve been black. Well now we’ve got the Mercury line, so bright and white they look like the restless spirits of real Razer products.
Just about any headset you can use with a phone or tablet can be used with Nintendo’s Switch app to chat with friends during rounds of Splatoon 2. You don’t have to pick up Hori’s official licensed headset, but there are a couple of reasons you might want to.
E3 isn’t just about new games. It’s also about new headsets, keyboards, mice, controllers, speakers and storage solutions. Let’s take a look at some of the coolest new hardware announced during the show.
Today Logitech G reveals its new Prodigy series of gaming accessories, two mice, a keyboard and a headset designed with the goal to be “gaming gear made exclusively for everyone.”
Gaming headsets don’t generally do elegant. They do bright and flashy, looking either as loud as they sound or like something out of a science fiction movie. LucidSound’s LS30 wireless gaming headset does elegant with a little bit of innovative on the side.
With so many people either streaming live video game play to the web or consuming it, trying to determine the best equipment for your broadcasting needs can be daunting and confusing. What we need are examples.
Last year the folks at memory and storage company Kingston Technologies showed the world they knew a thing or two about putting together a good gaming headset. Now they're back with the HyperX Cloud II, adding virtual 7.1 surround sound to an already successful piece of hardware.
No, really. I know they're not all black and green, but look at the little snake logos — those are definitely Razer products. Razer Kraken headphones and headsets, now in six vibrant colors. I'm so proud.
There's having sound reach your ears, and then there's having sound touch your ears. Outfitted with haptic technology, the Mad Catz F.R.E.Q. 4D Stereo Gaming Headset licks the inside of your ear canal with bass. It's more pleasant than it sounds.
Tonight, system update 1.60 will be hitting the PS4, bringing with it support for several wireless headsets, including the PULSE, the PULSE Elite, and Sony's newly announced Gold Wireless Headset, which you can check out via the above trailer.
As promised last week, Mad Catz has drawn back the curtain on its new line of mobile peripherals, each (well, not the headset) featuring its fancy GameSmart technology to ensure compatibility across a wide range of mobile devices. If it supports Bluetooth Smart (and it should), your mobile jam could be enhanced by a…
Inspired by the headsets worn by some professional helicopter pilots when the perform whatever magic keeps those things from plunging into traffic, Razer's new BlackShark gaming headset sets itself apart from other gaming headsets by not looking like a toy. Seriously, look at this thing.
Guild Wars 2 launches in the wee hours of the morning tomorrow, and I am almost completely prepared. I've got my collector's edition. I've got my caffeine. I've got SteelSeries' gorgeous mouse and headset combo. Let me tell you about those last two before performing an emergency formatting of my hard drive and then…
As I prepare to spend Tuesday through eternity putting Diablo III through its paces, SteelSeries sent along a care package of diabolical PC accessories to help make the most of the experience. Red glow abounds!
Back in 2002 I dropped a large chunk of change on a pair of "true" 6.1 surround sound headphones. They were essentially a pair of normal headphones with extra speakers extending out to either side of each ear cup. They looked ridiculous. I loved them.
Did you think dropping $60 on a copy of Mass Effect 3 next month would be enough to save the Earth from the impending Reaper invasion? Is the Earth truly safe if you don't buy a Mass Effect branded keyboard, mouse, Xbox 360 controller, or iPhone case?
Making a consumer recommendation on a video game is rather simple: new ones typically cost $60, so the question is whether the thing is worth that. Hardware and peripherals are a bit trickier as a manufacturer can pile on features and conveniences, jacking up the price but, inevitably, making a recommendable luxury.
Have you purchased add-ons like controllers, headsets, or glowing balls-on-sticks for the PlayStation 3 in the weeks leading up to Christmas? Why would you do that? Didn't you know Sony's Play Days sale was coming?
Good ol' commenter Uncle Jesse returns to the Speak Up on Kotaku spotlight today, wondering if any of you actually use those convenient microphones they attach to today's newfangled headsets.
When the guy on the other side of your multiplayer game runs a chainsaw attachment for the umpteenth time, you're going to want to make sure he hears what you call his mother clearly and succinctly. Mad Catz's Gears of War 3 audio range is here to help.