Razer Doesn't Make PS3 Accessories Because Its Boss Rarely Plays One

Interesting moment of candor earlier today from Min-Liang Tan, the CEO and "chief gamer" of Razer, maker of peripherals, laptops and other gaming hardware. On Twitter, Tan offered that he was "dusting off my PS3" to play The Last of Us. That dust, he said, is the reason Razer doesn't make products for that console. » 7/06/13 5:00pm 7/06/13 5:00pm

Ultra-Real Assault Rifle Controller Pushes Ahead Despite Uproar

We first got wind of the "Delta Six," a super-realistic assault-rifle controller for those who like to put the FP into their FPSes, back in October. Predictably, the gun's purpose and look didn't play well in mainstream coverage, so it was pulled off the market. Now it's back, after a successful $200,000 Kickstarter. » 6/23/13 4:00pm 6/23/13 4:00pm

How to Choose the Best Mechanical Keyboard (and Why You'd Want To)

Mechanical keyboards, or keyboards with full, individual switches under every key, have exploded in popularity recently, although the technology inside is as old as the keyboard itself. There's really no substitute for that solid, clicking sensation under your fingers as you type, and the satisfying sound each key… » 6/04/13 8:29am 6/04/13 8:29am

The Headphones That Didn't Screw Up a Second Chance to Succeed the…

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… » 9/30/12 3:30pm 9/30/12 3:30pm

Coming This Fall: A New Generation of Wacky Wii Peripherals

Without the Wii, human beings would not have invented the Wii bowling ball, the Wii steering wheel and other debatably useful pieces of plastic. With the Wii U comes mankind's next great leap in this sort of thing, as proven by the new products revealed today by peripheral-maker Atomic Accessories. » 8/30/12 4:15pm 8/30/12 4:15pm

The FUS1ON Pro Gaming Controller Makes My Tiny Xbox Thumbsticks Feel…

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