Hardware Review: HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset

The HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset is not a gaming headset. It is instead a duel-class all day use headset, and I believe that is exactly what they set out to achieve. HyperX has a history of creating comfortable products,...
Gamer Gloves being used on a keyboard.

Product Review: Gamer Gloves

When you hear the term “gaming gloves,” what do you think of? Most people might think it’s a ruse, but I’m here to tell you that’s not true. I got a chance to try some out so you’ll know...
Fortnite Battle Royale Review: 8/10 [Esports Edition]

Fortnite Battle Royale Review: PUBG Lite?

If you haven't been been living under a rock, you’ve heard of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The game has broken all the records, becoming the most played title on Steam--a good sign that it's one of the most popular games...
Destiny 2's PvP takes everything you loved about PvP in Destiny 1 and systematically removes it.

Destiny 2 PvP Review: A Case Study in Disappointment

This review of Destiny 2 is focused exclusively on the game's PvP modes. I had originally planned to do a full game review, but when I looked around, every one of the reviews I found concentrated exclusively on PvE....
PUBG Battle Royale takes the best parts of other Battle Royale games and serves it up as a streamlined and relentlessly fun game.

PUBG’s Remarkable Reinvention of the Battle Royale Genre

The Battle Royale genre isn’t new. The clearest inspiration is arguably the 2000 film "Battle Royale" about students trapped on an island who must fight to the death. But even then, the concept wasn’t exactly new. Games are no...
Solstice Chronicles: MIA is a top-down shooter that does the genre justice.

Solstice Chronicles: MIA – Full Game Review

Back in March, I played an early version of Solstice Chronicles: MIA. You can read my preview of the game here if you're interested, but basically, the game showed a great deal of potential while remaining unpolished in a...
HyperX Pulsefire.

Hardware Review: HyperX Pulsefire FPS Gaming Mouse

The most important peripheral in my gaming arsenal is, without a doubt, the mouse. Personally, I'm one of the least adaptable gamers. Ever. I find the slightest adjustment nearly impossible to get used to. That being said, my transition to the HyperX Pulsefire...
The HyperX Alloy Elite is a great mechanical keyboard for gamers and enthusiasts of all levels.

Hardware Review: HyperX Alloy Elite Gaming Keyboard

Finding the right gaming hardware isn't easy. There's no shortage of shiny keyboards, mice, headsets, and other fancy gizmos out there. Of course, to make life even more difficult for consumers, there's a lot that often comes down to personal...
The Corsair VOID Wireless Headset is one of the most comfortable pieces of gaming equipment we've ever had the pleasure of wearing.

Review: Corsair VOID Wireless Headset

A few weeks ago, I decided it was time for a new headset. My old one was falling apart after many years of dutiful service. I decided I wanted one with surround sound, primarily for PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. Hearing people's steps...
Cassie, a young blind girl, is the protagonist of Perception.

Perception Review: Blind Luck or Genius Horror?

With all the gloriously gross video game monsters out there, any sort of horror game has a lot of stiff competition. Between fast-moving zombies and Pyramid Head from Silent Hill, it feels like every horror trope has been covered...
Communication tools like Slack, Discord, and Twitch Desktop offer gamers a variety of different ways to communicate with one another.

Communication Tools for Gamers: Discord, Slack, and Twitch

Over the past decade, we've seen the rise and fall of many new social media platforms and communication apps. I'm old enough to remember when Facebook came and I remember how quickly people jumped ship from MySpace. Skype replaced MSN Messenger...
PUBG is the latest survival arena game to hit the market, and it might be the best "Battle Royale" game we've played yet.


If you've watched any popular Twitch streamers over the past couple months, you’ve heard of PLAYERUNKNOWN BATTLEGROUNDS. (We'll be calling it PUBG from here on out, because we don't hate you.) Here's how the game works. You join a lobby with...