Tag Archives: PC

NZXT announce Noctis 450 ROG Special Edition case

NZXT have made their name with a series of bold, sculpted PC cases that go way beyond the standard ‘black metal cuboid’ design. We loved their Phantom and Manta cases when we’ve had them in for reviews, and their latest creation looks exciting too. It’s the Noctis 450 Special Edition ROG, a custom variant of the Noctis case that was …

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Fnatic Duel modular gaming headset review: TMA-2 goes esports

The Fnatic Duel is something special: a modular gaming headset. That means you can set it up as a lightweight set of headphones for your smartphone, or as a more immersive headset for gaming at your PC. The headphones have an impressive sonic pedigree as well, as they’re actually a rebranded version of AIAIAI’s well-regarded TMA-2 headphones. It seems like a match …

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Dark Souls II review (PS3, PC)

Dark Souls came out of nowhere to become one of the best RPGs of the decade, offering heaps of challenge, an oppressively immersive world and a creative managerie of enemies and bosses. Where the original was a slow burner, Dark Souls II has been on the collective gamer's conscious for some time. Now that the game is out, it's time to see if Dark Souls was a one-off critical success or if the sequel can preserve that unique cycle of challenge and satisfaction that made the first game so compelling.

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Razer announce Battlefield 4 branded Collector’s Edition peripherals

Razer have really filled out their peripherals business over the years, including some of the earliest mass-market mechanical keyboards, their ever-popular gaming mice, and even accessories like messenger bags (I own two!), mouse pads and mobile phone cases. With such a strong range, it’s no surprise that they’ve teamed up with partners like EA to offer licensed goods across their …

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Lian Li PC-Z60

Introduction The Taiwanese Lian Li is well known for their high quality PC and NAS cases, they also have PSU’s and chassis-related accessories. Lian Li sent me the aluminum black PC-Z60 ATX case to review and that’s what we’ll be talking about today.   Specifications   Unboxing and accessories The PC-Z60 comes in a reasonably sized box with the main …

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Zotac Zbox net tops at CeBIT 2012

Zotac were at CeBIT showing off a new unnamed entrant in their line of ZBOX net-tops – massively tiny PCs that cram an impressive amount of power into a chassis that you can literally fit in your pocket. The new chassis shaved off an inch left to right and half an inch top to bottom compared to their previous smallest …

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SteelSeries Siberia v2 – Natus Vincere edition

Introduction It’s hard to be a PC gamer and not hear of SteelSeries. They’re renowned for some of the highest quality gaming peripherals produced today. Partnered with some of the biggest games companies in the world, and sponsoring some of the best professional gaming teams; SteelSeries are hard to avoid. Today I’m looking at the latest headset from the firm, …

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South Park RPG coming in 2012

An RPG set in the South Park universe will be released in late 2012 by the developer of Fall Out New Vegas. While it might not be the most obvious choice for a SP game, everyone said that the same about the series’ tower defence game and that wasn’t bad. Shacknews describes the game as a “fully fledged” RPG experience, …

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Cryo PC Alto – Part 2

Introduction Yesterday we took a look at the raw performance of the Cryo PC Alto HTPC. Today it’s more about the usage experience. I won’t lie to you, it’s going to get subjective and opinionated, but that’s what makes these types of reviews that much more fun. Media Viewing With an HTPC, one of the biggest parts of its usage …

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Cryo PC Alto – Part 1

Introduction Media PCs and media centres are becoming more and more common, especially with people losing a little faith in their stalwart desktop system. Today I’m looking at a rig from Cryo PC that looks to bridge the gap between traditional desktop and media centre, offering decent performance in a lounge setting, with some media features thrown in for good …

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