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June 23, 2017

Bloody Unveils New Infrared Light Strike Switch Gaming Peripherals, Carbon Fiber Mycelium Headphones at E3 2017

Gaming peripherals maker, Bloody Gaming, had a fairly sizable presence at E3 2017, so we stopped by to take a quick look at a few of their upcoming products.

 

Bloody B975 Gaming Keyboard

Arriving at the booth, I was quickly directed to the Bloody B975 gaming keyboard, the newest Bloody gaming keyboard using LK (Light Strike) Libra optical infrared switches. For those unfamiliar, Light Strike switches are new infrared laser based switches which are superior in performance and durability over traditional mechanical switches. This is due to its lack of metal contact leaves and instead when the key is depressed, a plate blocks [...]

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June 22, 2017

Cougar Displays New Gaming Keyboards at E3 2017

We had the pleasure of hanging out with gaming peripherals maker Cougar recently at E3 2017 to check out some of their latest and greatest gaming keyboards.

 

Cougar Puri TKL

The latest and what I think is the greatest is the Cougar Puri TKL. The Cougar Puri TKL is a compact, Tenkeyless keyboard for eSports gamers who want a smaller, more portable gaming keyboard to take on the go. The Cougar Puri TKL looked and felt high quality and Cougar displayed the keyboard with even more durable metal keycaps installed on the arrow keys and the gaming zone (WASD keys).

Cougar was also happy to report that they’re only using the highest [...]

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June 22, 2017

Mionix Launches New Peripherals with One Helluva Strange Marketing Campaign

PC gaming peripherals maker Mionix is spicing up its product catalog with brand new peripherals, super colorful accessories, and one of the strangest marketing campaigns we’ve seen in a very, very long time. Let me explain.

If you’re wondering what a lobster, donuts, stacks of cash, and a drink with an umbrella on it have to do with peripherals, don’t worry. I have no idea either.

The Minoix Wei, launched under the new “Get a Fresh Desk” marketing campaign, is Mionix’s newest mechanical keyboard. Despite what looks like a gaming keyboard, the Mionix Wei seems to be marketed towards a hip web developer or an insane [...]

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June 17, 2017

Logitech Announces G433 Gaming Headset at E3 2017

Although Logitech’s wirelessly charging mousepad was the big reveal for Logitech at E3, Logitech also made a new announcement in their headset lineup with the new mid-range G433 gaming headset.

The new Logitech G433 gaming headset is designed for those looking for a multi-purpose gaming headset that can not only perform well while gaming, but will also look good if you decide to take it on your bus ride to work. Available in Triple Black, Fire Red, and Royal Blue, the Logitech G433 features a hybrid-mesh material that Logitech claims will offer better durability and style compared to typical plastic materials and coatings.

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June 17, 2017

DisplayLink’s XR Wireless VR System is the Future of VR

Ask anyone who’s played a game in VR and they’ll immediately tell you that one of the biggest issues with VR today is that the headset needs to be wired in. Not only does this create a potential safety hazard, but it also significantly detracts from the experience, especially if you end up pulling your brand new $3,000 gaming laptop off the table in the heat of battle.

In order to solve this issue, DisplayLink recently demo’ed their DisplayLink XR wireless VR system which will allow gamers to use their existing HTC Vive headset, Oculus Rift and other VR headsets wirelessly.

DisplayLink’s XR system is based on Intel’s WiGig (Wireless [...]

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June 16, 2017

Razer Announces New Blade Stealth, Thresher Ultimate Gaming Headset

As always, our friends at Razer had some big introductions at E3 this year with their new Razer Blade Stealth and the Razer Thresher Ultimate Gaming Headset.

 

Mid-2017 Razer Blade Stealth

On their systems side, Razer’s big announcement is the new Razer Blade Stealth. The biggest change for the Razer Blade Stealth is its appearance. While the traditional Razer Blade Stealth is far from being the most “gamer” looking laptop out there, it still has a hard time blending into a meeting room with its black and green color scheme. As such, Razer introduced their new Gunmetal grey color that’s a lot more boardroom friendly with its [...]

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June 15, 2017

LucidSound Announces LS25 Gaming Headset, LS30 Camo Edition Wireless Gaming Headset

At E3 2017, LucidSound invited us to their suite to show off several new gaming headsets.

The LucidSound LS25 eSports Gaming Headset is the wired cousin of the wireless LucidSound LS30. Designed for eSports and competitive gaming, the LucidSound LS25 comes with ultra-soft pleather ear-cushions, 50mm neodymium drivers and dual noise microphones (uni-directional integrated microphone and boom microphone). Volume can be adjusted by simply twisting on the earcup. The LucidSound LS25 features a 3.5mm jack which is compatible with PCs, smartphones and major gaming consoles including the PS4, XBox One S, and Nintendo Switch.

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June 13, 2017

Logitech Unveils Future of Wireless Gaming Mice: G703, G903 with PowerPlay, Litespeed Technology

Year after year, wireless gaming peripherals companies launch new wireless gaming mice, and year after year, the mice always have the same problems: they always run out of juice at the worst possible time and there’s always a slight latency that’s simply too much to ignore for serious gamers.

In a recent announcement at E3 2017, Logitech attempts to solve these issues with their new Logitech Litespeed and PowerPlay technologies. Litespeed is Logitech’s proprietary wireless technology where Logitech claims their highly optimized 2.4GHz wireless connection combined with a 1ms report rate minimizes latency for “competition-level twitch [...]

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June 13, 2017

Alienware Announces Gaming Mice, Keyboards, Monitors

Ever wanted a new Alienware branded mouse, keyboard, and monitor to go with your new Alienware Area 51 gaming PC? Yeah, you did! That’s why Alienware is announcing a host of new gaming mice, keyboards, and monitors to fulfill your needs.

 

Alienware Gaming Mice

Alienware is launching two new Alienware gaming mice, the Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse (AW558) and the Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse (AW958). The main features of the Alienware Advanced Gaming Mouse include on-the-fly DPI switching, nine buttons, fully adjustable RGB lighting and up to three levels of DPI switching. Building on top of that, the Alienware Elite Gaming [...]

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May 23, 2017

Review: Nixeus Moda Pro Mechanical Keyboard

Rock Solid

Not too long ago, we reviewed the HyperX Alloy FPS, an excellent mechanical gaming keyboard for those looking for simple, portable, heavy duty gaming keyboard for both at home and on the go. Unlike many of today’s gaming keyboards, HyperX bucked the trend by going with a more back to basics design, which ultimately proved to be a winner.

Today, we’ll be reviewing a similar mechanical keyboard, this time from Nixeus, a company most well known for its inexpensive yet well equipped monitors. Nixeus’s offering, the Nixeus Moda Pro, is designed for a more general user those looking for a simple, durable mechanical keyboard that not only offers [...]

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