AOC g2460Pqu review

Perhaps not a household name in computer monitors like Samsung or Philips, AOC has steadily expanded its range of displays and has now stepped into the 144Hz arena. As a company quickly making strides forward in the monitor industry, what is AOC’s g2460Pqu bringing to the table for gamers looking to up their game? Continue reading “AOC g2460Pqu review”

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”

Oculus Rift preview

3D gaming has come a long way in the past 30 years, developing from games such as Elite to what present day franchises like Battlefield and Crysis show us. The next leap in 3D gaming is upon us with the re-invention of 3D virtual reality helmets. The Oculus Rift, now enjoying the support from industry legend John Carmack, is arguably the most promising initiative in this field. We took a developer kit for a test flight recently and couldn’t help be impressed. Continue reading “Oculus Rift preview”