Gaming Hardware

Plantronics’ new Headphones Keeps you connected to your Console & Mobile

Plantronics’ new Headphones Keeps you connected to your Console & Mobile

  Platonics have been in the gaming industry for some time now, making good headsets options that work with your PC & Xbox 360/PS3. Today however they’ve gone ahead and revealed a new Headset known as The Rig Mixer which allows you not only to connect the headset up to a PC, Xbox 360 or PS3, but also can be connected to a mobile device while you game, being the first Cross-Platorm H... »

PS Vita get’s price cut’s in Japan, rest of the world to follow soon?

PS Vita get’s price cut’s in Japan, rest of the world to follow soon?

The PS Vita is undoubtedly the most powerful mobile gaming console in the market, but it’s also outrageously priced, especially when you consider you can potentially get a PS3 for only slightly more. That isn’t to say the PS Vita isn’t completely worth the price, after all some of the game graphics look mind blowing. However, poor battery life and high costs have meant the PS Vit... »

Pokemon X & Y announced, the world’s first true Pokemon 3D game

Pokemon X & Y announced, the world’s first true Pokemon 3D game

Pokemon games have been around for what seems like forever, and the Nintendo 3DS has been out for just over 3 years, and ever since it came out Pokemon fans have been begging for a 3D game. Unfortunately 2 generations of Pokemon games came and went without a single 3D feature, but it looks like our fortunes have finally changed today with Nintendo and Pokemon announcing Pokemon X & Pokemon Y, ... »

Nvidia’s Project Shield is a 5-inch gaming system, with a touch screen

Nvidia’s Project Shield is a 5-inch gaming system, with a touch screen

Happy New Years everyone, appologies for the lack of posts, but work and travelling took over during the Holiday Period! Remember to keep checking out the Techin5 Forums as well if you miss us! Call us surprised at this one, but it looks like Nvidia has taken a leap of faith in the portable gaming market and come out with what they’re calling ‘Project Shield’. To those of you fam... »

Ansmann Hot Rod Racer Review

Ansmann Hot Rod Racer Review

The Ansmann Hot Rod Racer is available from a Dick Smith Electronic near you, or on their website as part of their Massive Toy Sale Range for $199. Head over to their website to check out the rest of their Toy Sale categories. This Post is sponsored by Nuffnang The Ansmann Hot Rod racer is actually a racer you would expect to be sold only for kids, except it’s not – it’s made for... »

Nintendo 3DS Review

Nintendo 3DS Review

The Nintendo 3DS is available from a Dick Smith Electronic near you, or on their website as part of their Massive Toy Sale Range for $199, and it also comes with a free Universal Game Selector valued at $29.95. Head over to their website to check out the rest of their Toy Sale categories. Sponsored by Nuffnang The Nintendo 3DS is just over a year old, so it seems fitting to review the unit and dis... »

$40 Playstation Move Racing Wheel revealed by Sony

$40 Playstation Move Racing Wheel revealed by Sony

We’ve got a lot to report so we’re going to try and not spend too much on this, but Sony have announced their Playstation Move Racing wheel, which will compete directly with Microsoft’s wireless wheel.Of course, this is also in direct competition with the Nintendo Wii’s wi-fi wheel. Those of you who own a Playstation Move have a far more reason to get this obviously as it&#... »

Playstation Vita unboxing plus first look at hardware

Playstation Vita unboxing plus first look at hardware

We got our Playstation Vita a few days ago, and we finally got around to unboxing it! Video went up earlier on YouTube, but for those of you who haven’t seen it, we take you through the unboxing of the 3G/Wi-Fi Vita, the AT&T version as well as a look inside one of the games we go and the case. Overall, the Vita is a solidly built device which feels much lighter than we would have though... »

Sony reveal’s new PS Vita bundle’s for those in the USA

Sony reveal’s new PS Vita bundle’s for those in the USA

Sony’s PS Vita sales in Japan have been less than stellar, despite a strong first week showing. The rather high price of the console (not to mention the add on costs for games and accessories) has caused Sony to rethink it’s position regarding the pricing scheme they’ve set. However, rather than lowering the cost of the console (which we do wish they would do still), they’v... »

Rumor Grind: Microsoft to phase out Microsoft Points?

Rumor Grind: Microsoft to phase out Microsoft Points?

IGN has a report today, in which they’re saying that many Gaming Publishers have told them that Microsoft is looking to phase out Microsoft Points, and instead bring in actual cash payments. As we all know MS Points have been around for sometime, in which every purchase that takes place on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace (including Zune) uses MS Points to calculate the value of said item. It’... »

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