Gaming accessories archive

  • Hands-on: Plantronics RIG gaming and mobile headset review
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    Hands-on: Plantronics RIG gaming and mobile headset review

    By 30 August 2013

    Gaming headsets aren't famous for their ability to help you be sociable. Plantronics aims to change that with the RIG. Using a hub system you can game and, at the same time, be alerted to anything incoming on your mobile - and respond with the flip of...

  • A week in reviews: July 8 - July 13
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    A week in reviews: July 8 - July 13

    By 13 July 2013

    From drones to tea with the vicar, the one thing you can't call us is predictable. Another exciting week in reviews saw us look at Huawei's likeable P2, a phone which replaces the P1, a handset we also liked. It's not the sort of phone that will generate...

  • Corsair K70 gaming keyboard review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Corsair K70 gaming keyboard review

    By 11 July 2013

    We'll just come out and say it: keyboards have been getting worse over the years, not better. Compared to processors, graphics cards and memory, the all-important keyboard has suffered at the relentless march of price drops and a lack of willingness to...

  • Mad Catz Strike 3 keyboard has 12 macro keys, customisable backlighting
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    Mad Catz Strike 3 keyboard has 12 macro keys, customisable backlighting

    By 10 June 2013

    Mad Catz has announced the Strike 3 professional gaming keyboard for Windows PC gamers. The new keyboard offers a membrane keybed, which Mad Catz say will provide the feeling of mechanical keys without the clatter. The Strike 3 will also offer full RGB...

  • Razer Sabertooth Elite Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Razer Sabertooth Elite Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 review

    By 3 January 2013

    There are lots of things you might think when considering a new Xbox 360 controller. You might just think about getting the official one, and sticking with what you know. Or perhaps you might consider a third-party solution, to get a bit more out of your...

  • MaKey MaKey kit turns everyday objects into actual computer controllers (video)
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    MaKey MaKey kit turns everyday objects into actual computer controllers (video)

    By 31 October 2012

    Fruit, Play-Doh, paper, humans, anything that can conduct the slightest electrical current can now be transformed into fully working gaming controllers with the aid of the MaKey MaKey Everyday Invention Kit.  Short for "Make anything a Key", the MaKey...

  • Best PlayStation Vita accessories
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    Best PlayStation Vita accessories

    By 22 February 2012

    The Sony PlayStation Vita has arrived - in fact, if you want to know all about it you can read our Sony PlayStation Vita review - but you've probably already bought one. In that case, what you'll need to do now to maximise your enjoyment of the latest...

  • US Army certified gaming guns and gear hands-on
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    US Army certified gaming guns and gear hands-on

    By 16 January 2012

    The US Army has officially endorsed a range of gaming peripherals as produced by CTA Digital. Leading the pack at CES 2012 was the US Army Elite Force Assault Rifle for PlayStation 3 & Move, as pictured. It is modelled bump for bump on the genuine assault...

  • X Rocker pocket chair pictures and bum-on
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    X Rocker pocket chair pictures and bum-on

    By 16 January 2012

    We were looking to take a little load off after wandering the halls of CES 2012 when we chanced upon a yet to launch product from gaming chair specialist X Rocker. Normally associated with a way of getting surround sound, vibration and comfort fitted...

  • Credit Crunch Christmas: Kinect sensor and two games under £100
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    Credit Crunch Christmas: Kinect sensor and two games under £100

    By 15 December 2011

    The Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor seems to be going from strength to strength, so if you've been thinking about getting in on some controller-free action then this deal via eBay from gaming store ShopTo might well be of interest. You can pick up a Kinect...

  • Ferrari F1 fans to relive F1 season with Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel
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    Ferrari F1 fans to relive F1 season with Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel

    By 30 September 2011

    Just how serious are you about racing games? Serious enough to spend £129 on the new Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel add-on for the £379.99 Thrustmaster T500 RS Force Wheel? Great, then read on. The new accessory for the ultimate gaming racer snaps on...

  • Creative Soundblaster headsets explode into your gaming setup
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    Creative Soundblaster headsets explode into your gaming setup

    By 1 September 2011

    Creative has decided to use IFA 2011 as the perfect platform for launching four new gaming headsets, which means that one of the Creative Soundblaster quartet is bound to tickle your gaming fancy. All of the headsets come with bold new designs and compelling...

  • SteelSeries Spectrum 7XB Gaming Headset for Xbox 360 hands-on
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    SteelSeries Spectrum 7XB Gaming Headset for Xbox 360 hands-on

    By 5 August 2011

    We have to begin this hands-on by saying that the SteelSeries Spectrum 7XB is a set of headphones for bona fide hardcore gamers, those that are willing to pay that bit extra to lend their Call of Duty, Gears of War, or Halo sessions a professional edge....

  • Joystick Junkies and Exspect join forces for gaming accessories
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    Joystick Junkies and Exspect join forces for gaming accessories

    By 17 November 2010

    Designed by retro gaming fashionistas Joystick Junkies and built by accessory specialist Exspect, a new range of collaborative games gear has just gone on sale in the UK. The products each take inspiration from some of the most classic gaming icons, such...

  • Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories
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    Best Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories

    By 9 November 2010

    Black Ops. We know. The phrase has been singeing its way through your soul all day. Either that or you’ve already pulled some terribly obvious sicky to pick up a copy of the latest Call of Duty title at your local video gamery on the way home, before...

  • Logitech F540: Wireless headset for considerate gamers
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    Logitech F540: Wireless headset for considerate gamers

    By 28 September 2010

    Logitech has announced its latest gaming headset - the wireless Logitech F540. Designed to work with both the PS3 and the Xbox 360, as well as being compatible with pretty much any media player (it works via an analogue-in on a base station), the F540...

  • PS3 DualShock 3 controller - pretty in pink
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    PS3 DualShock 3 controller - pretty in pink

    By 10 September 2010

    To be honest, we at Pocket-lint don't know any members of the fairer sex who prefer pink gadgets to normal coloured ones, and we're of the strong opinion that a joypad is a joypad, no matter the hue. If you're spending your time staring at the controller...

  • Pimp up your PlayStation Move
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    Pimp up your PlayStation Move

    By 1 September 2010

    As we recently reported, the long-awaited PlayStation Move from Sony is due to hit UK shores on 17 September. Set to go head to head with Nintendo's phenomenally successful Wii and Microsoft's Kinect, the Move is the latest in a series of motion-based...

  • Fable III accessories to open up new features in game
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    Fable III accessories to open up new features in game

    By 14 August 2010

    How excited are you about Fable III? Enough to buy a gold Xbox 360 controller that's been crafted to resemble the Crown of Albion? Enough to read a novel based on Fable titled The Balverine Order? Or maybe just excited enough to get all gooey with joy...

  • Gaming greatness awaits with new Logitech peripherals lineup
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    Gaming greatness awaits with new Logitech peripherals lineup

    By 5 August 2010

    Gamers rejoice! Logitech has just announced a whole host of gaming peripherals which could just about give you the edge over your online enemies. The new G-Series lineup, according to the company at least, "are crafted for maximum performance, freeing...

  • Heckler and Koch MP5 Wii gun for the NRA member you know
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    Heckler and Koch MP5 Wii gun for the NRA member you know

    By 16 June 2010

    Remember that Heckler and Koch MP5 Wii remote and Nunchuk we spotted last October buried in the corner of a hall at a random trade show in Hong Kong? Well it's back, this time on American soil, complete with a price and happy to pose long enough for us...

  • Thrustmaster replicates Ferrari cockpit
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    Thrustmaster replicates Ferrari cockpit

    By 26 May 2010

    Why play racing sims using your boring old controller, when you could splash out for a replica Ferrari cockpit? Exactly. That must have been the thinking behind Thrustmaster's latest gaming accessory. The Ferrari Wireless GT Cockpit 430 Scuderia Edition...

  • Creative Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Wireless Headset   review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Creative Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Wireless Headset review

    By 15 March 2010

    14 million people across the world subscribe every month to World of Warcraft - a massively-mulitplayer online role-playing-game set in the world of Azeroth. That's more than the population of Greece. As a result, there's a growing market of devices targeted...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Logitech Driving Force steering wheel £34.99
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    Daily Tech Deal: Logitech Driving Force steering wheel £34.99

    By 18 January 2010

    We have a gaming-related deal for you today in the form of the Logitech Driving Force wireless steering wheel for the PS3. This could be ideal if you've recently been given a racing title, as it should add a touch of realism when you head onto the track....

  • EA Sports to add own peripherals to gaming catalogue
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    EA Sports to add own peripherals to gaming catalogue

    By 8 January 2010

    Games publisher EA Sports has signed an agreement to launch a range of peripheral controllers to work with its popular games on computers, consoles and mobile platforms everywhere. Sakar International Inc. has been chosen to make fitness controllers for...