Hardware

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...

PlayStation Move Shooting Attachment Quick Review

The PlayStation Move Shooting AttachmentThe PlayStation Move Shooting Attachment provides a comfortable, pistol-like grip for the PlayStation Move Motion Controller and features a smooth and responsive trigger. The break apart shell also allows access to the controller’s buttons and has a port that allows you to charge it while playing.

Readying the PlayStation Move Shooting Attachment is a simple process. You only need to pull back two spring loaded release clips and feed the wrist strap through a hole before snapping the top back on. The attachment is made of durable-feeling plastic and solidly assembled. Read More...

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Guitar Controller Review

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Guitar ControllerThe Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock Guitar Controller features a modular design, “solid body” construction that reduces the chance of hardware malfunction and is the most lefty-friendly plastic guitar on the market today.

The touch strip that was introduced with the Guitar Hero: World Tour controller has been removed in favour of having all the internal electronics near the base of the controller’s neck. Instead of the neck detaching from the body, only the head does. Read More...