Speedlink Strike NX wireless gamepad review: cheap cheap


There are a lot of solid gamepads for PCs these days, although most are just repurposed console controllers from the Xbox 360, Xbox One or PlayStation 4. Speedlink’s Strike NX is different; a PC-only wireless gamepad that costs far less than full-fat console alternatives. Let’s see how much controller you can get for £24. There are a lot of solid gamepads …

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QPAD DX-20 review: what is this, an optical mouse for ants?


Optical mice are in. Pro players love them because they have no mouse acceleration, allowing for pinpoint accuracy at a range of speeds. Casual players love them because pro players love them. The latest optical mouse is the diminutive DX-20, QPAD’s ‘first new mouse shape’ in seven years. Let’s see how it compares to its rivals, big and small.

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SteelSeries Rival review: a refined optical gaming mouse

Today we’re looking at the SteelSeries Rival 300, one of a growing number of gaming mice with an acceleration-free optical sensor. The idea here is that by eliminating hardware acceleration, you can get a much more consistent experience; moving your mouse three inches will always translate into the same amount of on-screen movement at a fixed DPI. That should make it …

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Xenta washable keyboard review: a good excuse to pour coffee on your desk

Today I’m taking a look at a keyboard that’s a little different from the normal gaming fare. It’s not mechanical, it doesn’t have any crazy RGB lighting, and there are no special macro keys. It does have one unique ability though: it’s waterproof. And that means if you spill your Mountain Dew on it (or less nerdy foodstuffs), then you …

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