Author: Chris

Ozone Oxid Headset Review

Gaming headsets are becoming increasingly popular and are now considered by many an essential piece of kit in their gaming arsenal. Not only are they ideal for really immersing yourself into a game, they’re also great for barking instructions at your mates via built-in microphones. One of the latest headsets to hit the maket is the Ozone Oxid, aimed at gamers who want plenty of features but don’t want to spend a fortune. It just so happens that I’ve got a set here to review. Opening The Box The Ozone Oxid arrives in a black and red cardboard box....

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Mionix Propus 380 Mousepad Review

A while ago I reviewed a couple of Mionix’s products – the Saiph 3200 mouse and Alioth 320 mousepad. Both were very good and a promising start to Mionix’s new range and since then they’ve gone from strength to strength. As well as the plastic-coated Alioth they’ve released the Sargas mousepad, which caters for players who want a nicely-padded cloth mousepad. There’s also the Mionix Propus 380 mousepad, another plastic coated pad that offers the benefits of a hard pad with some of the comfort of a flexible pad and that’s what I’m reviewing here. So What’s The Propus...

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Mechanical Action From Mionix Zibal 60 Keyboard

It looks like mechanical keyboards are becoming the fashionable gaming peripheral at the moment. They’ve been around for donkeys years and that includes mechanical gaming boards such as the Deck Legend, but it looks like the big gaming manufacturers have realised that there is a market for $100 plus keyboards that don’t have all the usual bells and whistles but simply offer a superior key mechanism. First we had Razer with their Black Widow and now we have the new Mionix Zibal 60 mechanical keyboard, offering gamers the superior feeling of mechanical switches over traditional rubber domes. The Zibal uses black Cherry MX switches, something that might not mean a lot if you’re not familiar with all of the different key types available. Suffice it to say, the Zibal 60 will feel a lot better than a normal rubber-domed board. Each non-tactile mechanical switch is plated with 18-carat gold, ensuring the keys will last for ages. To justify its credentials as a gaming keyboard there is green multi-level LED backlighting on all keys. Although even if you aren't a gamer, there are possibilities for finding an illuminated keyboard. This will help you find your way through the long nights of tapping out coursework or even if you prefer to work in dim light. Who'd have thought it so easy to that avoid those near misses of clicking on a...

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Razer Anansi Review

With the phenomenal growth of MMO games on the internet there is now a mad rush by peripheral makers to tap into this new market with specialised keyboards and mice. So here’s my Razer Anansi review, where I take a look at the latest ‘MMO keyboard’. So What Is A MMO Keyboard? First of all let me confess that I don’t like the marketing strategy behind these things. MMO stands for ‘Massively Multiplayer Online’, so for these to be MMO peripherals they’re being targeted at games that have lots of online players. But what sort of games are we...

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Dragon Age 2 Razer Goliathus

The final product in Razer’s Dragon Age II range is this very smart looking Razer Goliathus mouse mat. Featuring a full-size print of the game’s hero, Hawke, this is the same as the standard Speed Edition of the Razer Goliathus mouse mat. That means you get a cloth mat measuring 355mm x 254mm and 4mm thick, with a surface designed to offer precise tracking from your mouse. The Dragon Age 2 Razer Goliathus is available in April at a price of around $24, and if you like this then the chances are you’ll love the Dragon Age II versions of the Deathadder mouse and Black Widow keyboard. [Show as...

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