Tag Archive: Gaming

The Oculus Quest isn’t just for gaming — here are our favorite media apps

The Oculus Quest is an excellent device for VR gaming, but it’s also a great headset for enjoying videos and other media. Whether it’s streaming YouTube videos or watching your own videos that are stored directly on the headset, these are the best media apps for the Oculus Quest.

Watching the web YouTube VR

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YouTube has billions of views for a reason; there’s an almost unlimited amount of content. That only expands on the  [Read More…]

PlayStation reaffirms commitment to cloud gaming and streaming

Sony’s long-term goals with its next-gen PlayStation will focus on game streaming software.

What you need to know Sony held an investor relations day. Microsoft and Sony have partnered on cloud gaming. Streaming will play an important role with PlayStation going forward.

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan spoke at the company’s most recent investor relations (IR) day and reaffirmed the importance of cloud gaming and streaming services to PlayStation going forward. The presentation specifically referenced Sony’s  [Read More…]

3D audio will provide more immersive gaming experiences on PS5

Best answer: 3D audio should give players a more immersive gaming experience and allow them to pick up directional sounds they were unable to before, possibly even giving them an advantage in a match.

Lose the speakers: EasySMX VIP002S RGB Gaming Headset ($ 26 at Amazon) Premium option: Astro Gaming A40 TR Wired Headset ($ 250 at Amazon) What is 3D audio support?

3D audio emulates real-life sound waves by producing sounds that come from all directions  [Read More…]

Go wireless with the HyperX Cloud Flight gaming headset discounted to $100

Maintain that team communication.

The HyperX Cloud Flight wireless gaming headset is down to $ 99.99 through Best Buy’s official eBay store front. You can also find it on Best Buy’s main site as part of an ongoing flash sale on PC headsets. The same version goes for around $ 126 on Amazon, and it has never been lower than today’s deal there. Some retailers sell it for as much as $ 160, like GameStop.

Keep talkin’ HyperX Cloud  [Read More…]

Grab the HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset refurbished and on sale for $60

Listen to those savings.

The HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset is down to $ 59.99 refurbished through the official HyperX eBay storefront. This headset sells for $ 100 new at most retailers like Amazon and even the best deals on new versions never dropped this low.

Sounds Good HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset refurb

As a refurb, this comes straight from HyperX, so you know it’s going to be in really good condition. The price is one  [Read More…]

Knock $100 off the ABS Gem gaming PC with RTX 2080 graphics card

Fully loaded and VR ready.

The ABS Gem RTX 2080 Windows 10 gaming desktop is down to $ 1,399.99 with code NEF5ABSGAMER at Newegg Flash. That’s $ 100 off what it sells for at other retailers, including Newegg’s main site.

Ready to Go ABS Gem gaming desktop computer

This computer has some great technical specs with very recent parts inside. You’ll save $ 100 off the cost and get a computer that’s ready for virtual reality, the  [Read More…]

Save $150 and grab Nixeus’ 27-inch 1440p 144Hz gaming monitor

For the gamers!

The Nixeus NX-EDG27 EDG 27-inch 1440p 144 Hz FreeSync gaming monitor is down to $ 299.99 at Newegg Flash with code NEFPBJ67. The only other time we’ve seen this monitor drop this low was a Newegg Shell Shocker deal that lasted less than a day. Right now it’s $ 450 at Newegg and $ 500 on Amazon.

All the Pixels Nixeus 27-inch 1440p 144Hz FreeSync gaming monitor

While this is a brand you might  [Read More…]

Keep gaming with $30 off Viotek’s 27-inch 1440p 144Hz monitor

Plug in and get moving.

The Viotek GFT27DB 27-inch 144 Hz 1440p TN panel gaming monitor is down to $ 299.99 on Amazon. That’s a $ 30 discount for this monitor and the lowest price we’ve seen.

Game on! Viotek 27-inch 1440p 144Hz gaming monitor

You’ll get everything you need for gaming with this screen, including FreeSync and G-Sync, 144 Hz, 1440p resolutions, and more. It’s definitely fully loaded.

$ 299.99 $ 330 $ 30 off [Read More…]

The HyperX Cloud II is the ultimate gaming headset on sale for just $70

You’ll love the long-term comfort.

The HyperX Cloud II 7.1 virtual surround sound gaming headset is down to $ 69.99 on Amazon. This headset normally sells for around $ 100 and today’s price matches the all-time low pricing we saw around the holiday shopping season. At this price, the Cloud II is a couple bucks cheaper than the original Cloud, plus you get improved sound and a better mic with this version.

Sounds Good HyperX Cloud II gaming headset  [Read More…]

These are the best gaming accessories for almost any Android phone

Speaking as a passionate mobile gamer, the pain points I deal with most often are dealing with bad controls, a dying battery, bad audio, and running low on internal storage. That’s where having the right accessories on hand can really save the day. We’ve rounded up the best controllers, battery packs, and headphones that you should consider if you want to step your game up.

Great build quality and design SteelSeries Stratus Duo

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The Stratus  [Read More…]