The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Books Of 2014

This was a crazy good year for books. There was mind-expanding science fiction —including William Gibson's return to the future! — along with thrilling fantasy, and a number of brilliant category-defying books. Here are the 22 best science fiction and fantasy books of 2014. » 12/30/14 12:31pm 12/30/14 12:31pm

You Can Take This Wheel for More than One 3DS Game

We're a little late reviewing Hori's official Mario Kart 7 Wheel peripheral, but I'm somewhat glad we are, thanks to some of the non-racing games I played with it on a whim. If this was just a piece of plastic meant for one game, the wheel is a $13 novelty at best, a luxury at worst, and not something where any… » 1/25/12 6:00pm 1/25/12 6:00pm

Razer Rakes in $50M, Noses Options for Going Public

You might know them as the computer gear makers who love the color green. Or maybe as the technology futurists who had a piece of that future stolen from their labs. But Razer seems themselves as a "cult" computer brand on the cusp of now only going mainstream, but perhaps public. » 12/21/11 6:00pm 12/21/11 6:00pm

Two Prototypes of Gaming's "Deadliest Laptop" Stolen from Razer R&D Labs

Earlier this month someone broke into Razer's San Francisco Bay Area research and development labs and made off with two prototypes for the peripheral maker's sexy gaming laptop hybrid, the Razer Blade, according to the company. » 11/14/11 1:40pm 11/14/11 1:40pm

These Batman: Arkham City Controllers Won't Decapitate Anybody

Here's a first look at Power A's Batarang controllers in the flesh. They're more mediocre "Xbox peripheral" than deadly weapon, but if you like lights, they've got those!
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Power A's Tiny Controllers for Tiny Hands

Mike got to use Power A's slightly shrinkified controllers back in January—the PS3 and Xbox models are fine, but it's the 20 percent smaller, totally rubberized Wii remote that's a surprise dynamo. And it lasts longer than before, with AA batteries replacing last year's AAA.
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Would You Like Some HDMI To Go With Your PSP Gaming?

The PSP screen is beautiful, and PSP games look great on it. But let's say you want to play your PSP games in HDMI on a big screen television. » 11/19/10 8:30am 11/19/10 8:30am

What We Loved, What We Hated About the Xbox 360 Kinect

Microsoft calls it a new console, but the Kinect is really a fresh coat of paint for the Xbox 360, promising to deliver not just motion gaming, but controller-free gaming to the masses. » 11/04/10 12:01am 11/04/10 12:01am

What We Loved, What We Hated About the Playstation Move

Due out later this month, the Playstation Move promises to deliver the best of two worlds: The motion-sensing realism and casual fun of the Wii combined with raw muscle power and high-definition graphics of the Playstation 3. » 9/01/10 3:00am 9/01/10 3:00am

Cyborg R.A.T. Invades Gamescom This Week

Cyborg's high-end R.A.T. 9 gaming mouse and G.L.I.D.E. mouse pad are being shown off in Cologne, Germany during this week's Gamescom convention. » 8/17/10 4:40pm 8/17/10 4:40pm

The Magically Morphing Ferrari Steering Rig In Action

Unveiled in May, this video gives you a much closer look at Thrustmaster's over-the-top Ferrari Wireless GT Cockpit 430 Scuderia Edition controller. » 8/06/10 10:00am 8/06/10 10:00am

Thrustmaster's Ultimate Cockpit

Not one to be outdone, well by no one at this point, peripheral kings Thrustmaster will start selling a $250 replica of a Ferrarri 430 Scuderia in June for use with PC and PS3 games. The only thing that the fold-up cockpit is missing is the... cockpit. But hey, nice wheel and pedals. » 5/26/10 11:40pm 5/26/10 11:40pm

Razer Reinvents, Perfects the Xbox 360 Controller

The second to last thing I was expecting to be writing about my visit to Razer's CES booth was an Xbox 360 controller. The last thing? That I like it more than Microsoft's version. » 1/12/10 1:00pm 1/12/10 1:00pm

Solid Steel, No Moving Parts, This Flight Stick Is A Pricey Wonder

Made of solid steel, Saitek's X65F Pro Flight stick doesn't actually move when you use it to fly a plane, instead the shaft sensing the pressure you're exerting on the stick and translates it into movement. » 1/10/10 8:00pm 1/10/10 8:00pm

Mad Catz Shapeshifting Gaming Mouse

Sold under Mad Catz' Saitek brand, the Cyborg R.A.T. 9 is a pretty mean looking little gaming mouse. In this video we have a Mad Catz rep walk us through the controller's shapeshifting ability. » 1/07/10 6:40pm 1/07/10 6:40pm

Bowling Ball Attachment Helps You Destroy TV Better

Actually, for the bowling-obsessed Wii gamer, this isn't as ridiculous as it looks. CTA Digital's put together a bowling peripheral to provide extra realism for the seven bowling titles. No, it's not supposed to roll. » 8/01/09 5:00pm 8/01/09 5:00pm