I sit down in the dilapidated wooden chair, and put on the headset. It’s the twelfth time this week. I’ve gotten really used to Sony’s Project Morpheus, and I love the way it feels. I pretty much just press a button to pull the display closer to my face, and boom—I’m in another world. I just wish there were more…
When Microsoft said you’d be able to make Minecraft worlds appear in your living room with its new HoloLens headset, perhaps you squealed in glee. Or perhaps you wrote it off as smoke and mirrors—not reality. Guess what? I just played it. Everything you saw on stage is real.
No, I didn’t get to play Halo 5 in virtual reality. I wish. But I sure as heck just stepped into a sci-fi video game dreamland at E3 2015, thanks to Microsoft’s amazing HoloLens. Getting briefed for a mission by a holographic soldier? Cross that off the bucket list.
This is it: the final consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. It’s coming Q1 2016, and it looks just like the version that leaked two days ago! We went to see Oculus’s announcement live in San Francisco. Here’s the scoop.
SteelSeries launched its Siberia v2 gaming headset back in 2009, and for five years I've not been able to attend a gaming function without seeing them everywhere. Now the peripheral maker has announced a four model family of next-gen Siberias, ready to proliferate supernaturally this holiday season.
Power A has the MOGA. Nyko has its PlayPad. Steel Series has gone Free. Everybody's trying to get into the mobile gaming controller market, looking to deliver a game pad solution that all game developers can embrace. Mad Catz isn't just building a mobile game pad. They're creating a universal Bluetooth technology…
Say this for Performance Designed Products, makers of the Afterglow Wireless Headset, a slick, luminous gaming accessory which promises universal functionality and evokes the costume design of Tron. They are very confident this will work, right out of the box, the very first time. Yet that has never been my experience…
Finding a good gaming headset really shouldn't be as hard as it is. And yet for the longest time, I couldn't find a decent set of gaming headphones. Until Astro came along, that is.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show is the time for gaming peripheral makers to shine, and not many are quite as shiny as SteelSeries. They're doing up CES 2012 big with a tiny Bluetooth gamepad, some travel-friendly headsets, and mice, mice, mice.
Mad Catz's official Xbox 360 headsets has one thing nobody else has: They're totally wireless. There are three models, but the two you care about are the Warhead and Devastator. The former's Dolby 7.1, the latter's stereo.
The audio experts at Turtle Beach are all set to rock E3 2011 next week with a pair of new gaming headsets destined to please the ear canals of countless PlayStation 3 and PC gamers, including a more affordable version of its coveted programmable PX5.
Finding a quality set of headphones for the Xbox 360 just got a lot easier, as Microsoft teams up with peripheral maker Mad Catz to create a line of co-branded wired and wireless stereo headphones under Mad Catz's Tritton brand.