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Review: SteelSeries Diablo III Headset

Spoiled for choice is a term that comes to mind while browsing SteelSeries’ range of headsets. There’s several versions of their Siberia headsets available, in various colours and designs, one of the most recent being their Diablo III Headset. It takes the base design of the Siberia v2, adds some new features, and gets a redesign that makes it a worthy-looking piece of loot by anybody’s standards.

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Review: SteelSeries Sensei Pro Grade Laser Gaming Mouse

Being named the Sensei, SteelSeries’ ” most customizable mouse in the world” has a lot to live up to if it’s to make it’s title as a master ring true. When you look at the specifications, it certainly looks like it’s up to the fight. I mean, it’s even got an on-board ARM processor for goodness sake. But how is it in the real world? I’ve been using it for the last week or two, and now I come here to share my findings

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Ravaged Interview: “PC is the best place for a great FPS to shine”

We recently got the chance to send a few questions over to 2 Dawn Games, who are currently developing Ravaged. We asked them about the game, Steamworks, and their recent decision to turn to Kickstarter for some final funding. Here’s how it went down.

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Review: Qpad MK-85 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Qpad are a brand that may not be as familiar to PC gamers of recent times than other brands such as Razer or SteelSeries, but they’ve been making top quality gear for PC gamers for a very long time — with a lot of pro-gamers favouring their products over the years. Their latest offering comes in the form a mechanical keyboard, the MK-85. I’ve been using it for a while now, for gaming, typing, and other keyboard-using tasks. So here’s what I think.

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First Impressions: Microsoft Flight

Seeing as it’s a free-to-play game and anyone can go and play it for themselves, there’s little need to write a full review of the game. However, having spent an awful lot of the last to days playing around with it, I did want to come and at least share my first impressions on Microsoft Flight — and its first impression has been a good one.

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Oil Rush Review (PC)

Oil is a valuable commodity. There’s no doubting that. But look to the future, and a time where it’s even harder to tap into the black gold, and you may see a story unfolding that’s similar to that of Oil Rush. A new naval strategy game wherein various factions are fighting with one another in order to keep control of what’s left of this very substance.

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Beta Key Giveaway: Auto Club Revolution

If you listen to our podcast or subscribe to our YouTube channel, you’ll have heard me discussing Auto Club Revolution — a racing MMO title, for which the menus and lobbies are all sat within your web browser. Upon starting a race, much like Battlefield 3′s Battlelog, the full-screen 3D game is launched. It’s a lot of fun, and brings a type of racer to the PC that we haven’t really had for a while.

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Preview: 8Realms

I’ve always got way too many tabs open in my browser, but this last week there’s been a particularly different one open in the background — it contained the free-to-play, browser-based title 8Realms, from Jagex. It was really the first time I’ve spent any time with a game of this nature, where you generally click something and then wait a set time for it to complete, to then gain something which enables you to click something else. But 8Realms seemed to have a cool concept, and the trailer had lots of guys with spears marching in formation. So I thought I’d give it a look.

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Review: SteelSeries Kinzu v2 Gaming Mouse

Revealed at the recent CES event in Las Vegas, was a new range of gaming mice from Steelseries. Among which were the SteelSeries Kinzu v2 and the Kinzu v2 Pro, mice which were aiming to be basic in functions, but high in quality. As stated by SteelSeries CMO Kim Rom, “The Kinzu v2 and Kinzu v2 Pro Edition are for players who don’t want anything more than minimal buttons and functionality, but that recognize minimal still means quality and precision.” This also means a very affordable price-point. But what do you get for your money

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Unstoppable Gorg Review (PC)

Futuremark are mostly known for their benchmarking software. 3DMark has been used for many years as gamers and enthusiasts put their rigs to the test. It left no doubt that they could produce some stunning visuals, so when they put together Futuremark Games Studio and released the zero-gravity shooter back in 2010, Shattered Horizon, I couldn’t wait to see what they did.

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