Philips 242G5DJEB review

The Philips Brilliance 242G5DJEB monitor is specifically aimed at the performance-seeking gamer, with unique features that set it apart from other monitors both inside and outside the ‘gaming’ subset of monitors. How do these specific functions stack up and are they worth the investment? We tested the monitor extensively and paid extra attention to the functionality designed to set it apart from the competition. Continue reading “Philips 242G5DJEB review”

Gaming monitor 101 – a guide

Over the years we’ve been covering a lot of gamer-specific hardware, ranging from headsets to exercise equipment. There is now a broad market for gamer-specific mice, keyboards and other equipment out there, and of course there have “always” been computer cases with designs that cater to gamers’ needs. We’ve recently seen quite a few “gaming monitors” hit the market, so we’re taking a look at what makes these screens different. Continue reading “Gaming monitor 101 – a guide”

Tritton Pro+ Headset review

While most ‘surround sound’ headsets opt for virtual surround using Dolby technology, Tritton prides itself on providing true surround sound using four separate drivers per earcup. Constantly raising the bar, their Pro+ tries to improve on the earlier AX Pro headset. Does it succeed? Continue reading “Tritton Pro+ Headset review”

Deadfall Adventures review (PC)

What do you get when you combine treasure hunting, pressure plate-triggered traps, mine cart chases, Nazi soldiers and a storyline that spans the globe? That’s right… Deadfall Adventures. An obvious homage to the Indiana Jones franchise, the new game by developer The Farm 51 effectively blends Indiana Jones with the Quatermain franchise. We previewed the game earlier and just wrapped up playing the full game. Continue reading “Deadfall Adventures review (PC)”

Space Rangers HD: A War Apart review (PC)

The space opera genre has been around since the days of the original Elite, and has always been familiar territory for games that effectively blends various types of gameplay together. Space Ranger HD: A War Apart doesn’t just confirm this image, it almost defines it. Continue reading “Space Rangers HD: A War Apart review (PC)”