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Improving my favorite headset

Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 MAX Review

Last year I reviewed the Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 and called it "quality comfort." In fact I've reviewed a handful of other headsets since then and still go back to the Stealth 700s as my favorites. Turtle Beach is back with a minor update this year that includes several claimed improvements with battery life leading the charge. This is also the first fully cross gen version of this headset that covers just about any platform out there - which is an improvement all to itself.

by Christoph Licht 0
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GROOVY

Co-Op Monthly Round-Up for April 2022

It's finally time to unpack that boomstick and oil up the chainsaw again! On May 13th, the aptly named Evil Dead: The Game will finally hit store shelves. The first new Evil Dead release since 2005s Evil Dead: Regeneration (we don't count those lackluster mobile titles in between). We really can't wait to take on the Kandarian Demon with our friends. We may even stop playing Elden Ring for it.

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The Return of LEGO is upon us

Co-Op Monthly Round-Up for March 2022

Let's face it: All the majority of the Co-Optimus-Crew wanted to do in March was play Elden Ring. They didn't care for the Next-Gen-Version of GTA V and the release of Young Souls was all but a foot-note during their quest to become the Elden Lord. The craziness of titles like Strange of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin and Tiny Tina's Wonderland also didn't manage to keep them away from Hidetaka Miyazaki's Masterpiece. They even ignored Carby! Carby from Kirby and the Forgotten Land! Can you believe that?!

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Play Xbox with PlayStation controllers, Switch controllers, and more!

Brook Wingman XB Review

There are lots of reasons to love Xbox as a platform: the power of the Series X, the affordability of Series S, the huge library of Game Pass, and more. What if you have an Xbox but prefer the PlayStation DualSense controller, though? What about that arcade stick for Switch you have lying around, or a PlayStation Taiko no Tatsujin drum controller – must they go to waste? Not at all! The simple solution is to get a Brook Wingman XB converter for Xbox. This relatively inexpensive accessory lets players use controllers from PlayStation, Switch, and more on an Xbox Series S|X, Xbox One, or Xbox 360 console via both USB and Bluetooth.

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Bright colors, many buttons, no latency

ROCCAT Kone XP Review

I've been fortunate enough to have a steady stream of PC gaming mice to check out, the last ones have been from ROCCAT. The Kone Pro and Burst Pro have been my daily mice for the last few months and I've been pretty satisfied with the quality and brand overall. The latest entry in ROCCAT's lineup is a return to the mouse that started it all - the ROCCAT Kone XP, a take on the Kone shape which is a derivative of the Intellimouse Explorer design.

by Paul Acevedo 0
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Take a close look at Taito's impressive miniature arcade cabinet and controllers.

Taito Egret II Mini Arcade Cabinet Exclusive Photo Gallery

The Taito Egret II Mini arcade cabinet has just launched in Japan; preorders for the non-Japanese version are scheduled to ship in May. With the English version still available to preorder from Strictly Limited and Games Rocket, fans of classic Taito arcade games have some time left to pick up a cabinet and accessories. Prices for the Egret II Mini start at $230, though. They're not cheap! We've got a Japanese model, so we'll show you what you're getting when you buy Taito's mini arcade cabinet.

by Christoph Licht 0
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Elden Ring. Elden Ring? Elden Ring!

Co-Op Monthly Round-Up for January 2022

For many the most important piece of news in January was the long-awaited announcement that Elden Ring has gone gold. It will hit store shelves on February 25 as planned (with a day one patch) and many will rejoice. There is of course a world beyond From Software games. Shocking, I know but it saw for example the Early Access release of The Anacrusis this month as well as the release of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Extraction. Spelunky 2, on the other hand, finally hit Xbox consoles, while Deep Rock Galactic celebrated its PlayStation debut. PC gamers got the newly released Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem as well as the newest game from French strategy games developer Eugen Systems, called WARNO. Time for some good old comp-stomp action until the co-op campaign drops!

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