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    First Look: PlayStation Vita review

    By 28 November 2011

    There’s no denying that all eyes are on the Sony PlayStation Vita at present. Most look on with eager anticipation, but some are more cynical. While it managed to shift over 70 million units worldwide, there’s a common, if not entirely founded belief...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Xbox 360 S review

    By 12 July 2010

    The Xbox 360 has been around for some time now, so following the revamp from Sony of its PS3, it's only natural that Microsoft would want to get in on the re-invigorating action for its console, boosting sales and fixing a couple of issues along the...

  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Sony PSP Go console review

    By 16 November 2009

    The PSP Go comes in as another reworking of Sony's handheld gaming platform, the PlayStation Portable. As such it is quite a drastic reworking on the original format, but in essence little has changed. The biggest shift is the placement of a sliding 3.78-inch...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) Slim console review

    By 11 November 2009

    Sony's PlayStation 3 hadn't quite enjoyed the success it deserved, thanks to lofty launch prices for the original version and strong competition on the gaming front from the Xbox 360. Both consoles have evolved over time, with the PS3 Slim following Sony's...

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    Acer AspireRevo nettop - First Look review

    By 2 May 2009

    We all know about netbooks: a cut-down laptop that offers a cheaper computing solution so you can check your email or surf the web on the go for little cost. Now it's the turn of the desktop computer to get a bit of net love with the nettop. While there...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Logitech Wireless Guitar Controller Premiere Edition - PS3 review

    By 27 April 2009

    The world of gaming peripherals has taken a quite wild turn in the last decade. Previously it was all about quite dodgy third-party controllers that seemed to be cobbled together by a blind meerkat. Now, it’s all about expensive, yet inherently solid...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    jOG Wii pedometer review

    By 14 April 2009

    There is always the fear that hours spent in front of your games console will make you or your kids fat and lazy. But one gadget for the Nintendo Wii is hoping to change all that by making you walk for your gaming action. Pitched as a cheap alternative...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Nintendo DSi games console review

    By 6 March 2009

    Almost 3 years after the launch of the DS Lite, Nintendo has released a newer, slimmer, more feature-packed version of the handheld console. But are the new features on the Nintendo DSi welcomed? We get playing to find out. The new console called the...

  • Gaming 3 out of 5

    3rd Space FPS gaming vest review

    By 27 March 2008

    We all want to get immersed in our gameplay but is a gaming vest that promises to let you feel the force of getting shot the answer? We get gaming to find out. The 3rd Space FPS gaming vest is on the surface like any other flak jacket, its got a rugged...

  • Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Zalman FPSGUN review

    By 29 February 2008

    Gaming input peripherals have a habit of looking like they have been designed by a teenager after one too many alcopops, and the Zalman FG100 is no exception. Although given the soubriquet of FPSGUN, we would venture that it looks more like the amputated...

  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Wolfking Timber Wolf Keyboard review

    By 12 December 2007

    Awooga, awooga, gaming keyboard alert. Which usually means look out for a weird and whacky design meant to make your gaming life easier coupled to a very silly name. The Wolf King Timber Wolf certainly does not disappoint on either front. Apparently the...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    PSP Slim and Lite handheld games console review

    By 14 September 2007

    Lighter and thinner are the two words used by Sony to promote its new PSP Slim and Lite, but should you be bothered? We get gaming to find out. It happened to the PlayStation and the PlayStation 2, and so 2 years after the launch of the PSP it is now...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Xbox 360 Elite console review

    By 24 August 2007

    Two years on from its first outing in the UK, Microsoft brings us the Elite, a new take on the Xbox 360 console aimed at satisfying the gaming fraternity, but has the new additions to an old friend been worthwhile? We get gaming to find out. In a nutshell...

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    Nintendo DS headset review

    By 10 July 2007

    Most add-on accessories boost the performance of the gadget that it is being added on to. Enhance it in some way. So why would Nintendo release a device that hinders the Nintendo DS? Makes it perform worse? We aren't sure either. The Nintendo DS headset's...

  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Genius Ergomedia 500 controller review

    By 12 April 2007

    OK, confession time: I am not the greatest fan of PC gaming on the planet. The fact that I have just splashed the cash for a PlayStation 3 tends to suggest I prefer my game playing fix on a dedicated console. I have had to plug in a USB keyboard to my...