What's The Best Gaming Mousepad?

Our Best Gaming Mouse voting was our biggest so far, but what about the surface your fancy new mouse sits on? Sure, modern mice can get by on most desks, but after using dedicated mousing surfaces for some time now, I can attest that they'll bring out the best in your mouse of choice. But which mousepad is the best?… » 2/21/14 10:15am 2/21/14 10:15am

The Best Graphics Card For The Money

We have a winner, but this was by far our closest vote ever. The NVIDIA GTX 770 beat out the R9 280X by a mere 67 votes, and on the low end of the poll, the GTX 780 trumped the HD 7950 by just 15. Funny that there was so much backlash about this vote being pointless when it was the most heavily contended race so far,… » 11/06/13 11:15am 11/06/13 11:15am

Your 5 Nominations For Best Graphics Card For The Money

It's time for phase two of our latest Kotaku Co-Op where we're deciding what you think is the best graphics card for the money. Remember, it's not just about power, it's about value. Unlike previous Co-Ops, the nominations this time were very much concentrated around these five choices, and it should be a close vote… » 11/01/13 12:14pm 11/01/13 12:14pm

What's The Best Graphics Card For The Money?

Let's just say that your hour has come again... to vote on the best gear with your fellow Kotakuites. Today's topic: graphics cards, but not just any graphics card, and not the most powerful graphics card. We're looking for the best GPU bang for your buck. With Battlefield 4 in hand and next-gen consoles around the… » 10/29/13 1:15pm 10/29/13 1:15pm

Bring The Payne Cheaply, Pre-Order Ghosts And Battlefield 4 [Deals]

Amazon has a selection of excellent PC digital game deals this week, headlines by everything Max Payne for only 15 bucks. If you don't already have The Walking Dead's 400 Days DLC, it's a measly dollar today, and as an added bonus, several of these deals are also Mac compatible. » 10/24/13 1:15pm 10/24/13 1:15pm

What's The Best Gaming Keyboard?

It's time for another edition of Co-Op, the segment where we ask Kotaku readers to nominate, narrow down, and vote on the best products in a given category. This week is all about gaming keyboards, and we're looking forward to seeing what you all come up with, and where features like mechanical keys land on the… » 10/14/13 12:15pm 10/14/13 12:15pm

The Best Gaming Monitor

Taking 41% of the vote, ASUS Monitors handily commanded the popular opinion in our latest Moneysaver Co-Op, and with good reason. The 24" ASUS VG24HQE we called out was built from the ground up for gaming, not to mention being one of the cheapest monitors in our nominations. With a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response… » 9/18/13 12:15pm 9/18/13 12:15pm

Your 5 Nominations For Best Gaming Monitor

Welcome to Part 2 of our Moneysaver Co-Op segment on the best Gaming Monitors. In Part 1, you nominated your favorites, and today you'll be voting on the top 5 nominations. Like our mouse nominations, parsing the votes was not a simple process, in fact it was even more complicated, but we think we made the right… » 9/11/13 3:15pm 9/11/13 3:15pm

What's The Best Gaming Monitor?

Today's topic is Best Gaming Monitor, and we're leaving that intentionally open-ended. Your choice does not have to be a monitor with "Gaming" in the name of the product. I'm very interested to see which specs like screen size, resolution, inputs, screen type, and ease of use are most important to people, and which… » 9/05/13 2:15pm 9/05/13 2:15pm