PC vs Console – the never ending war

console vs pc

With a number of new consoles on the market such as the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, gamers will no doubt be wondering whether it’s worth the investment. Having grown up with everything from a SuperNes to Sega Saturn I have a good understanding of the console eco system. While consoles have come and [...]

Roccat Savo mech lapboard cuts in place of absent Steam Controller

ROCCAT Sova

Steam has a tricky job on its hands. Somehow it has to convince long-serving PC gamers to use the Steam Controller in place of the usual mouse and keyboard combo. Has Roccat got the answer with the Savo? You see, PC gamers have been brought up on WASD – the common keys for up, left, [...]

Alienware Alpha Steam Machine gaming PC revealed

alienware alpha steam machine

Alienware has just unveiled its entry in the living room-based Steam Machine lineup. The Alienware Alpha gaming console is a gaming PC designed to bring your favourite Steam games into the living room — we’ll just ignore the fact that neither SteamOS nor the Steam Controller is ready yet. The Alienware Alpha kicks off at [...]

Asus Republic of Gamers 27-inch monitor official specs – ROG Swift

ROG SWIFT PG278Q

Asus has finally dished the dirt on what many gamers have been waiting for. All hail the arrival of the ROG Swift PG278Q gaming monitor. The ROG Swift PG278Q is a stunning premium 27-inch gaming monitor that is the first and fastest in the world to support NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for stunning smoothness, and crisp [...]

Cooler Master Quick Fire Rapid-i mech keyboard Euro release and price

Coolermaster Quickfire Rapid-i

Cooler Master has just announced the European unleashing of their Quick Fire Rapid-i keyboard. The Rapid-i is a fully featured and backlit mechanical keyboard which builds upon its predecessor’s legacy with full keyboard illumination and unique lighting effects. As well as the fancy light show you get Cherry MX mechanical switches (Cherry Brown) and the [...]

Noctua announces fuzzy PC fans – get the flock out

noctua flocked fans

Today Noctua took the wraps off their latest innovation in PC fan design, the Flocked Surface impeller. Yup – fuzzy fans. So, what’s the point in this velvety ventilation? Well, thanks to the fibrous flock layers along the surface of the impellers, this creates a turbulent boundary layer of air which means increased air-flow, as [...]