Venom Arcade (Fight) Stick review (multi)

Through re-releases of classics as well as through brand new (indie) titles, there are plenty of arcade-inspired titles to play out there these days. The problem is that, if you’re a fan of that classic kind of experience, these games are spread across a multitude of systems. The Venom Arcade Stick doesn’t just fix that problem, it also gives you access to genuine arcade-style controls as an alternative to the modern day gamepad. Continue reading “Venom Arcade (Fight) Stick review (multi)”

Cyrus Soundkey Gamer’s Edition review

As we looked at what appeared on our radar for possible holiday gift options this year, the Cyrus Soundkey stood out. Originally marketed as a hi-fi solution for mobile devices, it’s also available in a “gamer’s edition”. We took a closer look at a tiny package with some big sound as we explored Cyrus’ DAC (Digital to Analogue Converter) and amplifier in a PC setting. Continue reading “Cyrus Soundkey Gamer’s Edition review”

My Arcade Micro Players review (arcade)

With the holiday season quickly approaching and game releases coming at a rapid rate, we take some time to realize that it’s also that time of the year where we look at interesting gift ideas. Today, we check out a trio of My Arcade’s Micro Arcade Players – and find out why they’re worth owning if you’re a retro gaming fan (or worth picking up if you know one!). Continue reading “My Arcade Micro Players review (arcade)”

Arizona Sunshine LB VR preview (Gamescom)

At this year’s Gamescom, one of the show’s highlights was hidden away in Hall number 5 – away from the big Sony, Activision, Nintendo, EA and Ubisoft booths. Vertigo Games, working with Boston (providing their Roamer MU-VR hardware for a wireless experience) and Alternate (hosting the experience), showcased their Location-Based version of Arizona Sunshine in VR. Continue reading “Arizona Sunshine LB VR preview (Gamescom)”