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5 Reasons Why Every Self-Proclaimed Best Pro Gaming Controller Should Make Everyone Feel Better About Competitive Console Gaming

5 Reasons Why Every Self-Proclaimed Best Pro Gaming Controller Should Make Everyone Feel Better About Competitive Console Gaming

February 2, 2017, marked the day that Blizzard (the people behind award-winning game franchises like Warcraft and Diablo, but you already knew that) brought the proverbial hammer down on the usage of keyboard and mouse peripherals and input converters on console versions of its 2016 Game of The Year Winner, Overwatch. Citing the unfair advantage players can receive from this type of input by virtue of being more precise for movement and especially aiming, the folks behind the game have actively reached out...
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What Are The Best Arcade Sticks Right Now And What Makes Them The Best? Here Are 4 Factors That Separate These Products From The Rest Of The Pack

What Are The Best Arcade Sticks Right Now And What Makes Them The Best? Here Are 4 Factors That Separate These Products From The Rest Of The Pack

I love fighting games, and I have written time and again about the fun of playing fighting games on an arcade stick. It is absolutely great is that with a steady stream of titles and season updates, brands that specialize in gaming controllers have provided us with the most formidable lineup of fight sticks to choose from… which poses a familiar question.. What are the best arcade sticks in the market? As consumers, we can be extremely picky when it comes to investing in a new...
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2 Surprisingly Effective Video Game Controller Accessories That Have Nothing To Do With Your Controller – It’s Genius, I Tell You!

2 Surprisingly Effective Video Game Controller Accessories That Have Nothing To Do With Your Controller – It’s Genius, I Tell You!

So if you are a regular visitor to this site, you may have already bought in to the concept that video game controller accessories do add extra value to your gaming enjoyment and performance (if you have, then GOOD FOR YOU! so proud). Your controller may already have some trigger extenders, or gameplay-specific grips for your analog stick.. or probably when the full mile and either slapped on an Avenger Reflex or hooked them all up to your “pro style” gaming controller,...
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If You’re Still Excited About Sony’s Recent Controller Tieups, Here 2 Absolutely Awesome Pro Gaming PS4 Controllers That Could Tie You In While You Wait

If You’re Still Excited About Sony’s Recent Controller Tieups, Here 2 Absolutely Awesome Pro Gaming PS4 Controllers That Could Tie You In While You Wait

So when I recently talked about the new Dual Shock 4 controller making its way to the market, I was very much convinced that Sony would be true to its word when they said that they would not be creating a pro gaming PS4 controller in the similar vein as the Xbox One’s Elite. Little did I know that there was this little loophole that could forever change the game for the entertainment powerhouse. With its recent launch of the PlayStation...
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Happily Reminisce Some Throwback Gaming, Because Modernizing A Console For Retro Games Can Be Done In Different Ways.

Happily Reminisce Some Throwback Gaming, Because Modernizing A Console For Retro Games Can Be Done In Different Ways.

If you readers grew up in the 80’s and 90’s, you probably may have heard of Atari, Nintendo and, at a later point of those eras, Sega. Three console giants ruled the gaming industry with memorable titles like Pac-Man, Super Mario and Sonic just to name a few. Ahh, those indeed were the good old days when the graphics were easy to comprehend and game mechanics were both simple and multi-layered. And the spoils of those great days may still be functional,...
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New to fighting games? Here are 4 cheap arcade sticks to help you get started.

New to fighting games? Here are 4 cheap arcade sticks to help you get started.

Fighting games have, over the past 10+ years, seen a rise in consumer interest and acceptance – and for gamers who are looking to really immerse themselves into playing fighting games will often consider getting an arcade stick for reasons like “familiarity with the arcade”, “more fluid and natural motion for fighting games” and even “because serious players use arcade sticks”. The problem, however, is that these products are very expensive and is quite an investment when you look at the +$250 pricepoint....
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4 new PS4 controller colors are coming to more markets very soon!

4 new PS4 controller colors are coming to more markets very soon!

Sony recently broke news to the public that new color variants of PS4 controllers will be coming to Western shores soon. This is truly exciting news, as these 4 new PS4 controllers colors will join the current line which includes solid colors on matte finish. This is a move that is incredibly beneficial to the PS4 as it will further boost both its console and game sales around the world. As of this writing, the PS4 has sold over 25 million units worldwide and is projected to sell 20 million more as...
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Can a PS4 Keyboard and Mouse combo level the playing field VS. PC gaming?

Can a PS4 Keyboard and Mouse combo level the playing field VS. PC gaming?

I have always been a console gamer, and in current times where more games in the first or third-person shooter variety are being released, it definitely sounds like a good time to invest in a PS4 keyboard and mouse. Now before we start asking questions about the overall usefulness of this product beyond beyond what they are originally manufactured for, I think it would be of merit to everyone to dial back on the scope of things for console and PC gaming.     Console Vs....
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Why the best iOS game controller is hard to find (but worth it in the end!)

Why the best iOS game controller is hard to find (but worth it in the end!)

“Why is it so challenging to play popular game titles on my iOS device?” is a very sound question that may have been earshot for mobile gamers in recent years. And while the Android platform enjoys a wide variety of controllers to choose from, finding the best iOS game controller might probably be closer to finding a needle in a haystack. Personally, I find the lack of visible options for the iPhone or iPad a bit disturbing, especially for a brand and...
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An Xbox One controller charging dock saves energy, effort, and money.. here’s how.

An Xbox One controller charging dock saves energy, effort, and money.. here’s how.

The shift from wired to wireless controllers has had its benefits in console gaming in the past 10 years. Thanks to technology, we have been given the ability to execute immediate in-game response through a self-powered, wireless protocol (that also does away with tripping around your gaming area due to dangling cords everywhere). The longevity and availability of a controller’s battery level is always a good thing to have, which is why, in recent months, there has been an influx of controller-charging stations (like in...
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