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 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. Pros Cheap [...]
Earlier this year we reviewed NZXT’s excellent HUE+ chromatic case lighting ystem, and now the company has moved to the next logical step: coloured case fans.
The new series is called Aer RGB, and essentially it’s a fan with a ring of LED lighting that runs around the periphery, leaving the centre a plain black. The fans connect to the HUE+ controller and can be programmed through NZXT’s CAM software.RGB lighting options
Each fan can be set to a range of colours with different lighting effects, including these options:Presets: Fixed, Breathing, Fading, Marquee, Covering Marquee, Pulse, Spectrum Wave, Alternating, Candle Light, [...]
Speedlink are a German company who are well known for making budget peripherals, such as mice, keyboards, cables, speakers, controllers and headsets for PCs, laptops and consoles. With the Strike FX, they have created a Playstation-like wireless controller which is compatible with both Windows PCs and the PS3 itself.
Read on to find out how the Strike FX shapes up.FeaturesPerfect ergonomics Long life lithium ion rechargeable battery Robust construction Wireless Gamepad Up to 10m range Vibration function for intensive rumble effect Analogue sticks and 10 buttons for perfect [...]
Hardcore PC gamers will certainly be no strangers to Razer and their gaming peripherals. Founded in 1998 to create the Boomslang mouse, the company has exclusively worked on PC peripherals until 2009, when they announced the first of a new range of console accessories: the Razer Chimera 5.1 gaming headset and the Razer Onza, an XBox 360 controller.
Read on to find out how the Onza stacks up against the official Microsoft variants.FeaturesAdjustable resistance on both analog sticks for optimal precision Two fully programmable Multi-Function Buttons for maximum customisability Backlit action buttons with Hyperesponse(TM) technology for faster actuation and [...]
While Gears of War 2 included a call back selection of maps from the original title, the third iteration of the Unreal inspired third person console shooter will not follow the same formula as apparently the first time they ran this promotion, the response was a bit lacklustre.
Shacknews has been speaking to executive producer Rod Ferguson about this. He said, “That [the promotion] wasn’t as successful as we would have liked it to have been.” While the actual uptake of Gears of War 2 was impressive, indeed GoW has become one of Epic’s main titles, the DLC maps didn’t do so well; “the rate of redemption on that code was really [...]