Tag: Gaming hardware

Microsoft has admitted defeat in the console wars and just built a limited PC
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Microsoft has admitted defeat in the console wars and just built a limited PC

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has unveiled the Xbox Series X (né Xbox Scarlett), a machine that’s as much a games console as my desktop PC is a calculator. Taking design notes from Apple and Corsair, the new Xbox Series X is a towering monolith of a PC. The launch bundle includes the new Xbox Wireless Controller and a set of tiny apes who will bludgeon each other to death beneath the Series X when it’s placed atop your coffee table. read more

“No news is good news” regarding the delayed Atari VCS console says COO
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“No news is good news” regarding the delayed Atari VCS console says COO

Atari has self-published a Q&A with Atari VCS COO, Michael Arzt. Within the exec talks about QA testing, production, and the March 2020 release date for its retro throwback console. It even lightly touches on the controversy surrounding the console’s rocky journey to production – and apparently “no news is good news” for all you Indiegogo backers out there wondering what the hell is going on. read more

Nutaku confirms gaming chairs are for wankers
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Nutaku confirms gaming chairs are for wankers

Never let it be said that purveyor of adult gaming grint, Nutaku, isn’t up on modern gaming trends. It’s spied a 33% increase in the gaming accessories market and has decided that gaming chairs are the perfect product for its particular brand of support. So yes, in the US and Canada, the Nutaku Gaming Chair is now a thing, a thing that is going to cost a huge amount of cash because it has decided that wankers are happy to spend $435 on a gaming chair. read more

Is InWin’s fabric-wrapped gaming PC case cool or not? We just don’t know…
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Is InWin’s fabric-wrapped gaming PC case cool or not? We just don’t know…

I can’t make up my mind about this. Is the new InWin Alice PC case cool? I mean, the product page says it’s cool, but I just don’t know. Should you wrap a PC in fabric? The concept case design was first shown off at Computex this year, but Jacob didn’t see it while he was there because it looks like some sort of hipster bin for reusable nappies, and he’s blind to such things. read more