Gaming accessories archive

  • Headset that reads your mind
    Gaming

    Headset that reads your mind

    By 20 February 2008

    A US/Australian company is claiming to have invented a gaming headset that can read minds. The Epoc neuro-headset from Emotiv interprets the interaction of neurons in the brain. "It picks up electrical activity from the brain and sends wireless signals...

  • Mad Catz offers HDMI conversion system for Xbox 360s
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    Mad Catz offers HDMI conversion system for Xbox 360s

    By 14 February 2008

    Mad Catz Interactive has announced the release of the Xbox 360 HDMI Conversion Kit, a new accessory designed to allow owners of non-Elite Xbox 360 consoles to connect directly to any standard HDMI input on their TV's or displays and enjoy true high definition...

  • 4Gamers launches 2.1 speaker system for Nintendo Wii
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    4Gamers launches 2.1 speaker system for Nintendo Wii

    By 25 January 2008

    With over five million Nintendo Wiis sold in the UK any peripherals makers have got a really decent install base to start from. That's what A4T must be thinking as they launch 4Gamers' officially licensed 2.1 Speaker System for Wii into Blighty. The 2.1...

  • CES 2008: Wii Cooking Kit on display
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    CES 2008: Wii Cooking Kit on display

    By 10 January 2008

    Wiimote accessories just got even more weird and wacky at this year's CES Show with the "Cooking Kit"... An essential for every Wii owner's arsenal of peripherals, surely?

  • CES 2008: Red Beard offers Guitar Hero skins
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    CES 2008: Red Beard offers Guitar Hero skins

    By 9 January 2008

    Red Beard's Guitar Hero skins are perfect for anyone who wants to pimp their gaming kit. Made of aluminium, with an epoxy gel finish, the skins comes in a huge variety of designs and are removable.

  • CES 2008: Replica Halo weapons get CES launch
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    CES 2008: Replica Halo weapons get CES launch

    By 8 January 2008

    For every Halo fan that has fantasized about being part of the action, a line of three Halo replica weapons is about to make that dream a reality... The Covenant weapons boast Laser Pursuit technology and perform "just like" the ones from the game with...

  • Saitek Cyborg 5.1 headset launches
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    Saitek Cyborg 5.1 headset launches

    By 10 December 2007

    Saitek has announced the release of the Cyborg 5.1 Headset, a fully adjustable headset with built-in surround sound to provide what they claim is "the ultimate gaming audio" for PC gaming. The Cyborg 5.1 Headset features an integrated 5.1 sound card which...

  • Saitek R660GT Force Feedback Wheel launches
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    Saitek R660GT Force Feedback Wheel launches

    By 3 December 2007

    Saitek has announced the launch of its new R660GT Force Feedback Wheel – a new PC racing wheel with Force Feedback and switchable gearstick. The force feedback technology claims to put the player in the driver’s seat by "translating" the racing action...

  • Saitek launches Cyborg Rumble Pad
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    Saitek launches Cyborg Rumble Pad

    By 23 November 2007

    Saitek has announced the launch of its Cyborg Rumble Pad. The Cyborg Rumble Pad is PC gamepad with a number of features that allow for personalisation and customisation. The Cyborg gamepad features a new Cyborg "module", which can be unclipped from the...

  • Saitek announces new flight sim kit
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    Saitek announces new flight sim kit

    By 9 November 2007

    Saitek has announced the availability of their new flight simulation kit - the Flight Yoke and Throttle Quadrant. Saitek's Throttle Quadrant (£60) claims to upgrade the flight simulation experience and expands the number of controls for flight set up....

  • Renegade, the ultimate gaming chair?
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    Renegade, the ultimate gaming chair?

    By 1 November 2007

    The Gaming Collection has announced the UK launch of US best-seller the from the Ultimate Game Chair range, the "Renegade" Game Chair. Gamers can connect their own wired controller to the chair, and the chair shakes, rumbles and rocks in time with the...

  • Thrustmaster T-Wireless and T-Mega Pack for Nintendo Wii
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    Thrustmaster T-Wireless and T-Mega Pack for Nintendo Wii

    By 14 September 2007

    Thrustmaster has launched two new Wii accessory kits, the T-Wireless NW game pad for retro gamers and the T-Mega Pack, a five-piece starter kit. With more and more games retro games and golden oldies available for the Wii, Thrustmaster has created the...

  • Logitech cordless Vantage headset and MediaBoard Pro for PS3
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    Logitech cordless Vantage headset and MediaBoard Pro for PS3

    By 12 September 2007

    Logitech has announced the Logitech Cordless Vantage Headset and Logitech Cordless MediaBoard Pro for PlayStation 3. The new headset will let gamers can chat wirelessly – both in-game or during voice chat sessions. Providing "Bluetooth freedom" the...

  • Brando offers two-in-one Light Gun for Wii
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    Brando offers two-in-one Light Gun for Wii

    By 11 September 2007

    If you can't wait for the official Wii Zapper that will be bundled with the new Zelda game, then Brando are offering the two-in-one Light Gun for $18.

  • Logic3 launches the SoundStation3 for PlayStation 3
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    Logic3 launches the SoundStation3 for PlayStation 3

    By 5 September 2007

    Logic3 has launched the SoundStation3 for PS3, which they say allows you to amplify your personal gaming and cinema experience. Logic3's 2/2 speaker system boasts 20 watts RMS of sound and the symmetrical speaker satellites mirror the design of the PS3....

  • Thrustmaster launches new Nintendo DS Lite T-Packs
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    Thrustmaster launches new Nintendo DS Lite T-Packs

    By 3 September 2007

    The T-Pack "Only for Boys" consists of a DS Lite carrying case enclosed in a parachute-style fabric in khaki tones. It features a pocket for storing mobile phones or MP3 players that attaches either to the cross-over shoulder strap or clips to the player’s...

  • Thrustmaster launches Ferrari licensed GT Experience racing wheel
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    Thrustmaster launches Ferrari licensed GT Experience racing wheel

    By 28 August 2007

    Thrustmaster has announced the launch of the Ferrari GT Experience, the newest licensed racing wheel to come from the prestigious motoring marque. Offering gamers a chance to experience the ultimate virtual drive, the branded wheel combines authentic...

  • Logitech launches two ClearChat USB headsets
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    Logitech launches two ClearChat USB headsets

    By 28 August 2007

    Logitech has unveiled two new PC headsets that they claim make VoIP calling, listening to music and gaming a more comfortable and enjoyable experience. Both the ClearChat Pro and the ClearChat Comfort headsets connect to the PC through the USB port, and...

  • PS3 gets Darklite lightbar and glossy Blu-ray remote
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    PS3 gets Darklite lightbar and glossy Blu-ray remote

    By 24 August 2007

    Have you ever wondered what's lacking from your sitting room or bedroom? Could there be no atmosphere as you feverishly game away in the dark? Well, Messiah Entertainment has stepped up to announce the Darklite product line. Firstly, there's the Darklite...

  • Microsoft SideWinder gaming mouse makes a comeback
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    Microsoft SideWinder gaming mouse makes a comeback

    By 22 August 2007

    Today at the Games Convention in Leipzig Microsoft Hardware has debuted the revival of its SideWinder line with the first gaming mouse built from the ground up. Clearly ambitious about this capable new offering, Microsoft state that it will "transcend...

  • Inflatable Jet Ski simulator and arcade-style TV game
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    Inflatable Jet Ski simulator and arcade-style TV game

    By 13 August 2007

    This 52-inch inflatable Jet Ski racer is part of a plug and play games system that simulates jet skiing - in your lounge. Complete with a foot pump for quick inflation, the six arcade-style games boast "realistic 16-bit graphics". The retailer states:...

  • Playseat Evolution for gamers speeds into the UK
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    Playseat Evolution for gamers speeds into the UK

    By 10 August 2007

    Compatible with all major consoles, as well as PCs, the Playseat Evolution promises to provide an enhanced set-up for any racing game to take competition to a whole new level. As the official sponsor of the Dutch A1 racing team, the claim is that professional...

  • Nyko's "Party Station" prototype for the Nintendo Wii
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    Nyko's "Party Station" prototype for the Nintendo Wii

    By 13 July 2007

    Nyko's Wii Party Station, in prototype stage now but planned for release and due to cost $24.99, is one for the lads. Your Wiimotes and Nunchucks are taken care of with holders and a drawer, there's an LCD scoreboard that lets you manually notch up points...

  • Gamercize gadget doesn't let you game unless you're exercising
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    Gamercize gadget doesn't let you game unless you're exercising

    By 5 July 2007

    This concept makes us feel weak and sweaty, and that's not due to any kind of cardiovascular stimulation. The Gamercize Sport set-up blocks access to your games console - unless you are working out. Gamercize Sport connects to your console's controller...

  • Gamexpert unveils PSP HiFi
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    Gamexpert unveils PSP HiFi

    By 21 September 2006

    Gamexpert has rejigged an iPod speaker to create a speaker system for the Sony PSP handheld console. The PSP Hifi, which looks suspiciously similar to Apple’s iPod HiFi, incorporates a docking station for the PSP top and centre. It features a powerful...