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Xbox Introduces Launch Line-up of Next-Gen Xbox Accessories, Coming November 10

Xbox Introduces Launch Line-up of Next-Gen Xbox Accessories, Coming November 10
by Navin Kumar, Director of Product Marketing, Xbox On November 10, we’re jumping into the next generation of gaming with Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. To ensure the most optimal next-gen gaming experience, we’ve created a new lineup of Xbox accessories, developed with you, the gamer, in mind. New Options for Your Next Controller We’ve introduced the new Xbox Wireless Controller in Carbon Black with Xbox Series X and more recently, Robot White with Xbox Series S. Additionally, this November, we’re providing three more options so you can choose the controller that best fits your personality and gaming style. First up is our new Xbox Wireless Controller in Shock Blue – a vibrant new hue, not yet seen on any of our previous controllers. The striking blue top case is accented by the bold, black hybrid D-pad and ABXY buttons and softened by the crisp, white back case for an ...

2020 Razer Quartz & Mercury Collection – Experience Performance With Style

2020 Razer Quartz & Mercury Collection – Experience Performance With Style
Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers today announced the new Razer Quartz and Mercury colour collection. Razer’s latest high-performance gaming gear will now be given all-new colour treatments. With the cult-favorite Razer Quartz colourway and the classy, minimalist Razer Mercury collection, gamers can now make a statement with a clean, sleek gaming set-up. The new colour collections will include: Razer Viper Ultimate – a wireless gaming mouse built to win. It is armed with Razer HyperSpeed Wireless Technology and Razer Focus+ 20K DPI Optical Sensor, all packed within a 78g lightweight chassis. Razer Hammerhead True Wireless, featuring ultra-low-latency wireless audio for immersive sound and gaming advantage. Razer’s powerful system offerings will also be given a splash of paint: Back by popular demand, the Quartz treatment will be offered to the Razer Blade 15 Quartz gaming laptop. Equipped with a 6-Core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti graphics, the ...

Pre-Order Xbox Series X and Series S Starting Tuesday, September 22

Pre-Order Xbox Series X and Series S Starting Tuesday, September 22
by Will Tuttle, Xbox Wire Editor in Chief On November 10, a new generation of console gaming begins. Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will deliver players the most performant, immersive and compatible next-generation console gaming experiences ever. Next week, beginning September 22, you’ll be able to pre-order both Xbox Series X, our most powerful console ever made, and Xbox Series S, our smallest console ever delivering next-generation performance at a more affordable price. Xbox Series S and Series X will be available in 37 countries on November 10, and 41 countries by this holiday. You can secure your place in the next generation by pre-ordering Xbox Series X at $749 (Estimated Retail Price) or Xbox Series S at $499 (Estimated Retail Price), or for a low monthly price through Xbox All Access. Or grab both, if that’s your thing! Beginning on September 22, you’ll be able to pre-order Xbox ...

Playstation 5 Launches This November At $599 AUD (RRP) For PS5 Digital Edition, And $749 AUD (RRP) For PS5 With Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Drive

Playstation 5 Launches This November At $599 AUD (RRP) For PS5 Digital Edition, And $749 AUD (RRP) For PS5 With Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Drive
Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced launch date and price details for its highly anticipated next-generation videogame system, PlayStation®5. SIE also revealed new updates to the PS5™ game portfolio, including Final Fantasy XVI, Fortnite, Hogwarts Legacy, and a new God of War title. On November 12, PS5 will launch in seven key markets: the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea. The global rollout will continue on November 19 with launches throughout the rest of the world*, including Europe, Middle East, South America, Asia and South Africa. The PS5 Digital Edition will be available for a recommended retail price (RRP) of $599.95 AUD, and PS5 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray™ disc drive will be available for an RRP of $749.95 AUD. Pre-orders will be available starting as early as today at select retailers. Both PS5 models use the same custom processor with integrated CPU and GPU for high-fidelity graphics ...

HyperX Releases Cloud Stinger Core Wireless Gaming Headset in Australia

HyperX Releases Cloud Stinger Core Wireless Gaming Headset in Australia
HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, today announced the release of the HyperX Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset in Australia. Featuring a 2.4GHz wireless connection and stand-out white colour scheme, the new Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset is powered by 40mm drivers designed to deliver immersive sound with clear mids, highs and an impactful bass. “HyperX strives to bring reliable and affordable gaming products that offer the best experience for console gamers,” said HyperX. “The Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset offers users a stylish white colour scheme that delivers the comfort and style inherent in HyperX products.” The Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset utilises a lightweight design, weighing just 275 grams, and offers soft earcup cushions for comfort during long gaming sessions. This PS4 and PC-compatible headset offers a range of usability features including convenient volume controls located on the earcup, a swivel-to-mute noise-canceling microphone, and adjustable ...

Roccat Reveals The Elo Series Of PC Gaming Headset

Roccat Reveals The Elo Series Of PC Gaming Headset
ROCCAT, Turtle Beach’s Germany-based PC gaming accessories brand, today unveiled the Elo series PC gaming headsets as the first all-new products in its lineup of precision PC gaming equipment. Founded in 2007 by former pro gamer and current Head of PC Products at Turtle Beach, Rene Korte, ROCCAT has become a pioneering PC gaming accessories maker with a portfolio packed with technologically advanced and visually stunning products. In 2019, ROCCAT was acquired by Turtle Beach and became the company’s official PC gaming accessories brand. The Elo headsets are the first products that blend ROCCAT’s award-winning design and innovation with Turtle Beach’s unrivalled gaming audio expertise and exclusive audio technologies. ROCCAT’s Elo series includes three different headsets for PC gamers to choose from, each designed with premium, comfort-focused features such as memory foam cushions and a self-adjusting floating metal headband – offering a unique, durable, and weightless fit. The Elo X is a lightweight ...

PlayStation Global Brand Spot Takes Gamers Beyond “The Edge” To Explore New Worlds

PlayStation Global Brand Spot Takes Gamers Beyond “The Edge” To Explore New Worlds
After introducing the global tagline for the PlayStation Brand, Play Has No Limits, Sony Interactive Entertainment has today revealed its latest global brand spot for PlayStation 5, “The Edge.” This spot brings the idea of Play Has No Limits to life through an evocative visual metaphor — with gamers taking us on an adventure that they never dreamed could be possible. “The Edge” showcases Sony’s ambition to challenge the ordinary and continue to push the boundaries of play. Eric Lempel, Senior Vice President of PlayStation Worldwide Marketing took to the PlayStation Blog to say, “We want to raise the bar for our fans and for ourselves as we move into a new generation. The core of our brand is defined by those thrilling moments when our hearts race and we leap into undiscovered adventure. That’s what this new ad is all about…The future of gaming looks incredibly promising, and we want to make a ...

Watch Live: PlayStation 5 Showcase On Thursday, September 17 At 6:00 AEST

Watch Live: PlayStation 5 Showcase On Thursday, September 17 At 6:00 AEST
Before PlayStation 5 launches this holiday, Sony Interactive Entertainment wants to give players one more look at some of the great games coming to PS5 at launch (and beyond!). The next PlayStation 5 digital showcase will weigh in at around 40 minutes, and feature updates on the latest titles from Worldwide Studios and other world-class development partners. Tune in live on Twitch or YouTube this Thursday, September 17 at 6am AEST to see what’s next for PS5. For more information, head to the PlayStation Blog.

Xbox Series S & Xbox Series X Launch November 10, Starting At AUD$33 a Month With Xbox Game Pass Ultimate & EA Play

Xbox Series S & Xbox Series X Launch November 10, Starting At AUD$33 a Month With Xbox Game Pass Ultimate & EA Play
by Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox Now more than ever, gaming plays an important role in our lives. As one of the greatest forms of creative expression, gaming sparks in our imagination and connects us to new worlds, stories, and our friends. On November 10, a new generation of console gaming begins. That’s when our vision becomes reality with the most performant, immersive and compatible next-generation console gaming experiences, and the freedom to play your games with your friends, anytime, anywhere. To empower you more than ever to jump into the next generation of gaming, today we confirmed: Xbox Series X, our most powerful console ever made, and Xbox Series S, next-generation performance in our smallest console ever built at a more affordable price, launch globally November 10, pre-orders start September 22. The expansion of Xbox All Access to 12 countries, offering you a next generation Xbox and 24 months of Xbox Game ...

Philips Unveils a Revolutionary New Momentum Display with Bowers & Wilkins Speakers and Ambiglow Lighting

Philips Unveils a Revolutionary New Momentum Display with Bowers & Wilkins Speakers and Ambiglow Lighting
Philips Monitors has unveiled an impressive big-screen display, designed to engage the senses in full, with stunning visuals, crisp sound and beautiful lighting. Part of the entertainment-focused Momentum line of high-end monitors, the new 558M1RY is designed to bring value and joy to all users, with special appeal to home cinema enthusiasts and console gamers. Engage the senses with sight and sound Two unique features put the 558M1RY above most displays for delivering a top tier entertainment experience: Philips Ambiglow lighting, and a full-range sound bar with speakers by legendary audio experts Bowers & Wilkins. To enhance visual immersion, Ambiglow creates a halo of light around the monitor that automatically adjusts to the colour of what’s on screen. Imagine exploring the ocean in a diving documentary, with shades of blue bathing the walls – or seeing the room light up as you deliver a finishing knockout combo in your favourite fighting game. The sophisticated ...

Adapt To Any Game With The New Razer Naga Pro

Adapt To Any Game With The New Razer Naga Pro
Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the Razer Naga Pro wireless gaming mouse. From MMO to MOBA, Battle Royale, First-person shooter games, and more – the Naga Pro’s three swappable side plates make adapting to different game genres easier than ever before. The Razer Naga Pro is the newest addition to the Razer™ HyperSpeed wireless line up, and draws and improves upon the success of the Naga Trinity, which first introduced the three-in-one modular design. It packs all the latest and greatest in gaming technology while still retaining its core, fan-favourite design. Built to offer gamers greater choice and customisation, the Naga Pro caters to many different games and playstyles. “We are all gamers, but we play in many different ways,” says Alvin Cheung, Senior Vice President of Razer’s Peripherals Business Unit. “Customisation has always been a key component of inclusivity by enabling more gamers to play together. ...

EPOS Breathes New Life Into Legendary EPOS│SENNHEISER GSP 600 Series, Delivering A New Look To Timeless Audio Tech

EPOS Breathes New Life Into Legendary EPOS│SENNHEISER GSP 600 Series, Delivering A New Look To Timeless Audio Tech
EPOS reveals the newly branded premium audio company’s second and third gaming products since unveiling its global gaming campaign, the EPOS I SENNHEISER GSP 601 and GSP 602 wired closed acoustic gaming headsets, delivering revamped colourways for unique gaming setups. Furthering the success of EPOS│SENNHEISER’s staple GSP 600 performance-oriented gaming headset, both the GSP 601 and 602 offer high, crisp audio fidelity, clarity and exceptional realism for gaming sessions. Designed for quality and aesthetic-minded gamers, the headsets boast the GSP 600’s beloved ergonomic design paired with modern and refreshing colour palettes. Refreshed colours While standard gaming headsets file into the standard black-on-black motif, the EPOS | SENNHEISER GSP 601 and GSP 602 break the mould with fresh new colours to personalize any gaming ...

PlayStation Presents It’s First Global Ad Spot Showcasing Key Immersive Features For The PS5 Console Generation

PlayStation Presents It’s First Global Ad Spot Showcasing Key Immersive Features For The PS5 Console Generation
Sony Interactive Entertainment has debuted its first global spot for PlayStation which showcases some of the immersive gameplay that players will experience on the new PS5™console, launching Holiday 2020. In the first global digital ad for the PS5 console, players will see the new console’s features come to life through a young woman’s eyes and her movements. It starts as she walks across a frozen lake, feeling the crack of ice at her feet. As the character senses danger, the sudden explosive reveal of the kraken from the icy surface showcases the haptic feedback sensation that can be felt from the DualSense™ wireless controller for the PS5 console. Sound then comes from all directions as the central character reacts to everything she hears – whether it’s coming from the front, the side, above, or from behind her – showcasing the PS5 console’s Tempest 3D AudioTech. Closing out the spot – as the ...

The Razer Productivity Suite Brings Performance, Durability And Comfort To The Workspace

The Razer Productivity Suite Brings Performance, Durability And Comfort To The Workspace
Razer™ today announced the next generation in workplace productivity with the Razer Productivity Suite. The new Pro Click mouse, designed in collaboration with Humanscale, a global leader in workplace ergonomics, the Pro Type keyboard and Pro Glide surface form a suite of exceptionally comfortable, durable and high-performance peripherals perfectly styled for any work environment. The Razer Productivity Suite has been created to enhance workflow and reduce fatigue by drawing on Razer’s years of experience in creating high-performance gaming peripherals, then transferring that expertise to the workplace. With superior engineering and cutting-edge technology, reliability and durability are vastly improved, as well as long-term comfort thanks to the collaboration with ergonomic experts, Humanscale. With a chic white finish and subtle gray highlights, the Razer Productivity Suite enhances the look of any workspace and delivers the speed, precision and durability demanded by the modern worker. “The vast majority of office peripherals are based on one-size-fits-all ...

Rotor Riot Renault DP World F1 Gamepad for Apple Gaming Announced

Rotor Riot Renault DP World F1 Gamepad for Apple Gaming Announced
T2M, LLC announces that it will release a Renault DP World F1 Team version of its Rotor Riot game controller, a globally available Lightning connected controller for Apple iOS mobile devices. For more than 120 years, Renault has embraced the challenge of motorsport. The long-term goal for the team is to win Formula 1 races and World Championship titles, while simultaneously harnessing the value of its involvement through technical collaborations and innovative marketing and communication strategies. Rotor Riot is the only Apple certified Lightning connected controller with clickable thumbs sticks. Rotor Riot operates exactly like a console game controller and is superior to wireless game controllers. Gamers can use Rotor Riot to play all controller-compatible mobile games such as Fortnite, Call of Duty Mobile, F1 Racing, MADDEN 21 and Minecraft along with console games using PlayStation4 Remote Play and OneCast (Xbox).PC games can also be played using Steam Link, Shadow and Moonlight ...

HyperX’s Father’s Day Gift Guide

HyperX’s Father’s Day Gift Guide
It’s that time of the year when we get to spoil the fathers in our lives. For your convenience, HyperX has put together a list of its latest and best offerings for the tech-loving father. Whether it’s a new gaming headset or a new mouse and keyboard, these gifts are perfect for fathers looking to score some new tech for their gaming den. Alloy Elite 2 The Alloy Elite 2 is a full featured keyboard that’s perfect for gaming, and day-to-day use. HyperX’s Red linear mechanical switches provide performance and longevity to the typing experience, while dedicated media keys with quick access buttons and a volume wheel put everything dad needs to control his music at his fingertips. HyperX Pudding keycaps produce vibrant RGB which is customisable through HyperX NGENUITY software to fit any man cave. This is the perfect keyboard for every occasion. RRP: AUD$289 Availability: mwave

Atari Names Bluemouth Interactive as Australian Distribution Partner For Atari VCS Video Computer System

Atari Names Bluemouth Interactive as Australian Distribution Partner For Atari VCS Video Computer System
Atari® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers — today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Bluemouth Interactive, a supplier of premium video game products, as part of its worldwide Atari VCS™ hardware launch strategy into the Australian & New Zealand market. Atari® returns to the living room with the Atari VCS — a completely modern gaming and video computer system, blending the best of consoles and PCs to delight a whole new generation of gamers and creators. The all-new Atari VCS home gaming and video computer system is a unique PC/console hybrid platform inspired by classic Atari consoles and contemporary gaming and multimedia PCs. Like the legendary Atari 2600 did in 1977, the new Atari VCS is set to invigorate the TV-centric gaming and home entertainment experience. Users will enjoy an ever-expanding Atari world of all-new games, classic and remastered favorites, streaming ...

Introducing Stealth 700 Gen 2 & Stealth 600 Gen 2 – The Next Generation Of Turtle Beach’s Best-Selling Wireless Gaming Headsets For Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PS4 & PS5

Introducing Stealth 700 Gen 2 & Stealth 600 Gen 2 – The Next Generation Of Turtle Beach’s Best-Selling Wireless Gaming Headsets For Xbox One, Xbox Series X, PS4 & PS5
Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach (NASDAQ: HEAR) has unveiled the Stealth 700 Gen 2 and Stealth 600 Gen 2 – the next generation of its best-selling1 wireless gaming headsets designed for Xbox One and Xbox Series X, and for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5. Successors to the brand’s highly acclaimed Stealth 700 and Stealth 600 headsets, the Gen 2 versions take the best-selling products to a new level with their refined, premium build and sleeker look, powerful game sound, clear chat through a larger high-sensitivity flip-to-mute mic that seamlessly integrates into the earcup, and all day comfort – all for the same attractive RRP of $249.95 and $169.95, respectively. Turtle Beach’s new Stealth 600 Gen 2 wireless gaming headset for PS4™ and PS5™ will be available at participating retailers from 4th September 2020. The full release schedule is below: Stealth 600 Gen 2 – Available in black and white versions ...

HyperX Expands Alloy Keyboard Lineup With Alloy Elite 2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

HyperX Expands Alloy Keyboard Lineup With Alloy Elite 2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, today expanded its Alloy keyboard line up in Australia with the release of the HyperX Alloy EliteTM 2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. The new Alloy Elite 2 gaming keyboard is based on the original Alloy Elite design and boasts HyperX red linear mechanical switches built for performance, longevity and an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes dedicated media keys with quick access buttons and volume wheel and uses HyperX designed pudding keycaps with translucent dual-layer style and signature HyperX font to enhance LED and RGB light. The HyperX Alloy Elite 2 features a signature light bar with LED lighting, dynamic RGB lighting effects with per-key lighting1 and RGB colors. The Alloy Elite 2 is built with a solid steel frame for durability, offers dedicated media buttons and a large volume wheel along with quick access buttons for brightness, lighting effects, ...

Skullcandy and Tile Create Most Advanced True Wireless Finding Experience

Skullcandy and Tile Create Most Advanced True Wireless Finding Experience
Tile, the world’s leading smart location company, and Skullcandy Inc., the original lifestyle audio brand, continue to innovate by creating the best finding experience to-date for true wireless headphone users. Today, Skullcandy launched three all-new true wireless earbuds: Push™ Ultra, Indy™ Evo and Sesh™ Evo. Each of the new releases are jam-packed with enhanced features including high-quality audio, extended battery life and Tile™ finding technology, guaranteeing your music is never left behind. “The launch of our newest True Wireless earbuds is designed to take this rapidly growing category to the next level,” said Jason Hodell, CEO of Skullcandy. “This expansion takes our best-selling products and enhances them based on the feedback we’ve received from customers including improvements in battery life, connectivity, comfort and fit. We have also added new technology features like wireless charging, solo bud use and Tile™ technology to truly offer an experience unlike any other on the market.” Push™ Ultra ...

Razer’s New Triple Threat In Esports – The Razer BlackShark V2

Razer’s New Triple Threat In Esports – The Razer BlackShark V2
Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the definitive esports headset with the Razer BlackShark V2. Featuring the all-new Razer™ TriForce Titanium 50mm Drivers, Razer™ HyperClear Cardioid Mic with USB Sound Card, advanced passive noise cancellation, and with THX® Spatial Audio’s new Game Profiles feature making its debut, the BlackShark V2 is the new pinnacle of multi-platform, wired gaming headsets – designed and tested in conjunction with some of the world’s top esports athletes In esports, clarity of sound and communications is everything. Being able to hear the slightest audio cue and communicate clearly with teammates makes the difference between the glory of the win or being a footnote on the tournament roster. For the Razer BlackShark V2, Razer has developed an entirely new 50mm audio driver which, coupled with a new custom-tuned microphone and superior passive noise cancelling earcups, creates the ultimate triple threat in esports – ...

Game Your Way With Per-Key Customisable RGB Lighting And Dedicated Media Controls On The Razer Cynosa V2

Game Your Way With Per-Key Customisable RGB Lighting And Dedicated Media Controls On The Razer Cynosa V2
Razer, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers today announced the Razer Cynosa V2, an entry-level gaming keyboard with individually backlit keys for limitless lighting combinations and game integration with popular games like Fortnite, Overwatch, Warframe, and more. It is the latest edition of the Cynosa Chroma which was named the #1 best-selling membrane gaming keyboard in the United States, according to The NPD Group, U.S. Retail Tracking Service.1 Unlike most other entry-level gaming keyboards that feature limited zone lighting, the Cynosa V2 features advanced per key lighting powered by Razer Chroma RGB. It also syncs with an ever-growing library of Chroma-integrated lighting effects for popular games. New dedicated media controls have been added for convenience. Gamers can now also keep their setup clean with new cable routing options on the back of the keyboard. For more information about the Razer Cynosa V2, please see here. With its individually backlit keys, customisable profiles and ...

HyperX Announces Post Malone Online Fan Event – HXCKED

HyperX Announces Post Malone Online Fan Event – HXCKED
HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, has today announced that Grammy award-winning artist and HyperX gaming ambassador Post Malone will spend time gaming with fans on the HyperX Twitch channel, tomorrow, July 25 at 11 a.m. AEST (July 24 at 9 p.m. EDT). The event, called HXCKED, is the first in a series of streaming events that will include various HyperX Heroes and other guests playing popular gaming titles and connecting virtually with fans. Post Malone will kick off the series on Saturday July 25 by showing his on-screen skills in Call of Duty: Warzone while interacting with fans in the Twitch chat. The HXCKED event underscores the HyperX tradition of connecting communities through gaming by offering a platform where stars can interact with fans in a relaxed, intimate environment. The event will be produced by Cut + Sew company Zoned, a full-service agency, venture and IP studio sitting at the ...

BenQ Launches New MOBIUZ Series Gaming Monitor

BenQ Launches New MOBIUZ Series Gaming Monitor
BenQ Australia today announced its new MOBUIZ gaming monitors. Inspired by the Mobius strip, these displays are engineered for endless gaming immersion. The debut EX2710 & EX2510 tackle the ideal gaming experience with a user-focused with a three-pronged approach: graphics, audio, and comfort. MOBUIZ monitors are equipped with the latest visual optimisation technology such as patented HDRi technology, Black Equalizer, Colour Vibrance and Light Tuner. It also boasts FreeSync Premium, 144Hz and 1ms MPRT for seamless gameplay. BenQ’s HDRi Technology actively detects surrounding ambient lights and on-screen content to produce lawless detailed HDR images. The technology provides clarity with superb contrast to reveal subtle shades in dark regions of the screen while preserving fine details in bright areas. MOBUIZ monitors also feature Black Equalizer to improve visibility in dark scenes, without overexposing bright areas, so you can see everything hiding in the shadow. Colour Vibrance refines images in-game so details, and targets, ...

Phil Spencer Shares Xbox Commitments To Players Ahead Of Xbox Series X

Phil Spencer Shares Xbox Commitments To Players Ahead Of Xbox Series X
by Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox Games are a source of joy, inspiration, and social connection. They have the power to bring us together, create empathy, and strengthen our social fabric. As we prepare for the next generation, our efforts to make gaming more inclusive, more immersive, more connected, and more social are as relevant and important as ever. At Xbox, we listen to what you – players, game developers, and content creators – tell us you want from the future of gaming. Based on your feedback, we’re building a future where you and your friends can play the deepest, most immersive and interactive games ever created across your Xbox console, PC, and mobile devices. At the dawn of the next generation, it’s important to be clear about what you can expect from the future of Xbox. Our vision has one hero at the heart of it all: You. And today, I want ...

Experience The Power Of Audio With The EPOS GSX 300

Experience The Power Of Audio With The EPOS GSX 300
EPOS today announced the introduction of the EPOS I SENNHEISER GSX 300, a stylish external sound card that offers a hassle-free quality upgrade of audio quality over the typical on-board audio of gaming PCs. Smart by design For ease of use, the minimalist casing has a dedicated volume dial (synchronized with Windows 10’s own sound controls) and a “smart” button that can be configured to switch sound / game profiles or stereo / surround sound modes. An LED ring around the volume dial indicates the chosen mode. Engineered for excellence The GSX 300 external USB sound card is carefully engineered to offer a balanced feature set at a competitive price point. Combined with the proprietary EPOS Gaming Suite for Windows 10, the setup offers customizable 7.1 surround sound, digital sound processing that can be tailored on a per-game basis and integrated noise cancellation and “gating” to deliver crisp, clear in-game communication when used with ...

Xbox Velocity Architecture: A Closer Look at the Next-Gen Tech Driving Gaming Innovation Forward on Xbox Series X

Xbox Velocity Architecture: A Closer Look at the Next-Gen Tech Driving Gaming Innovation Forward on Xbox Series X
by Jason Ronald, Director of Program Management, Xbox Series X When we set out to design the Xbox Series X, we aspired to build our most powerful console ever powered by next generation innovation and delivering consistent, sustained performance never before seen in a console with no compromises. To achieve this goal, we knew we needed to analyse each component of the system, to push beyond the limitations in traditional console performance and design. It was critical in the design of the Xbox Series X to ensure we had a superior balance of power, speed and performance while ensuring no component would constrain the creative ambition of the world’s best creators, empowering them to deliver truly transformative next gen gaming experiences not possible in prior console generations. At the heart of the Xbox Series X is our custom processor leveraging the latest RDNA 2 and Zen 2 architectures from our ...

AOC Launches 34″ Ultra-Wide Curved Gaming Display for Potent Performance

AOC Launches 34″ Ultra-Wide Curved Gaming Display for Potent Performance
AOC, a global leader in display technology, is proud to be Official Partner of the AO Tennis Series, featuring video broadcasts of contests between talented players of the AO Tennis video game. “AOC is thrilled to partner with AO Tennis, and look forward to a victorious relationship.” says Jay Huang, Sales Manager at AOC Australia. “For many years, AOC has been dedicated to providing the best display experience for all gaming enthusiasts. We are excited to continue supporting the development of Esports in Australia/NZ.” AO Tennis is a sophisticated sports simulation game developed in Australia, in close collaboration with Tennis Australia, organisers of the Australian Open which is held in Melbourne each January. “As our pro players continue to look for creative outlets whilst they commence to play in competitive tennis tournaments again, the AO Tennis e-Sport series is a great way for players to virtually compete and stay in touch with each ...

Dominate On A Different Scale: Razer Unveils The Razer Huntsman Mini

Dominate On A Different Scale: Razer Unveils The Razer Huntsman Mini
Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the Razer Huntsman Mini 60% optical gaming keyboard. This new ultra-compact form factor keyboard is the latest addition to the Huntsman family lineup, known for its industry-leading optical switches that outperform traditional mechanical switches in both speed and response times. The Huntsman Mini will be available in Black and Mercury White finishes as well as in both the clicky purple, and newly improved linear red optical switch variations. The Rise of the 60% Keyboard The Huntsman Mini answers the growing demand from gamers for a compact, high-performance gaming keyboard. This includes professional Fortnite gamers such as Ceice and Cloakzy, as the ultra-compact form fits perfectly in their limited tournament desk space. With about 60% of the size of a full-sized keyboard, the Huntsman Mini still retains all the essential keys for gaming. Functions normally assigned to dedicated keys on a full-sized keyboard are still ...

How Project xCloud Is Helping Game Developers Stay Connected

How Project xCloud Is Helping Game Developers Stay Connected
by Allan Poore, Partner Group Program Manager, Project xCloud What I love most about gaming is its ability to bring people to together. Whether playing with your family on the couch or with a group of friends scattered throughout the world, gaming helps fulfil one of our most basic needs: connection with one another. With many of us self-isolating and working from home, this connection is even more important. Like many people, the Xbox and Project xCloud team has been adapting to the new environment we find ourselves in. We are having to change how we communicate, collaborate and connect with one another to maintain the inclusive environment we have worked hard to build. The same is true with our developer community and we know firsthand the challenges that working from home presents. Specifically, many developers are unable to access their Xbox development kits. By not having access to their usual ...

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