Hardware

PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter Attachment Review

PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter AttachmentThe PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter Attachment is one of the most immersive, advanced and realistic video game gun peripherals ever to hit the market. However, it does have some ergonomic quirks and a rather high cost of entry.

To use the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter Attachment, you need a PlayStation Move Motion Controller, a PlayStation Move Navigation Controller and a PlayStation Eye, meaning before you even have a game to play, you must invest about $160 including the cost of the gun itself. Read More...

Xbox 360 Controller Special Edition Review

Xbox 360 Controller Special EditionReleased in November of 2010, this updated version of the standard Xbox 360 Controller comes with a play and charge kit and nine foot charging cable. It features all new all gray and silver color scheme, new analog stick surfaces and a transforming d-pad aimed at correcting the biggest flaw of the original controller.  

The d-pad can be used as a disc that allows for easy sweeping motions or as a cross for more precise four point control.  I immediately noticed that the new d-pad feels much more responsive and clicky than the original one, regardless of whether being used as a disc or a cross. Read More…

Kinect for Xbox 360 Hardware Review

Kinect for Xbox 360 LogoWhen it works properly, Kinect for Xbox 360 provides a remarkably intuitive and immersive, controller-free gaming experience. However extremely restrictive play space requirements may prevent some gamers from getting the most out of the device.

Kinect for Xbox 360 utilizes an RGB camera for functions such as facial recognition. An infrared depth sensor allows the device to see your play area in 3D under any lighting conditions and a multiarray microphone allows for both voice commands and headset-free communication with friends. Read More…

Rock Band 3 Wireless Keyboard Review

The Rock Band 3 Wireless KeyboardThe official Rock Band 3 Wireless Keyboard from Harmonix and Mad Catz is a sturdy, well-built music game peripheral that features 25 full-sized keys, a touch strip that provides pitch bending capabilities and a design that can be played as a keytar or on a tabletop.

The biggest benefit of the Rock Band 3 Wireless Keyboard is the ability to play the all-new, more realistic Pro Keys mode available in the latest version of the game. This challenging mode closely simulates playing a full-size keyboard, especially at higher difficulties. Read More...