Sharkoon: X-Tatic SX headset

Sharkoon: X-Tatic SX headset

May 6, 2011

Sharkoon have geared themselves up to wade into the murky waters of mid-range gaming headsets with two new bits of kit, the X-Tatic SX (for the 360 and PC) at around £40, and the X-Tatic SP (for PS3, 360 and PC) weighing in at ten quid more. Truth is there are tons of mid-priced headsets on the market, and each has something going for it, so let’s have a look...

Gioteck: TX-1 Throat Mic

Gioteck: TX-1 Throat Mic

Mar 11, 2011

There’s only one reason a gamer would have for picking up one of the many throat mics available for the 360, and that’s because they want to pretend they’re in the army. Unless they haven’t got a head on which to rest a regular microphone/headphone set on, but I’ll bet my left buttock these people don’t exist. Gioteck enter the fray with the TX-1, a...

Popcap Hits! volume two: review

Popcap Hits! volume two: review

Mar 10, 2011

Format: Xbox 360 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Mastertronic Developer: PopCap Players: 1-2 Site: www.popcap.com We’re not sure if the cynic is here or in Popcap’s marketing department, but it is difficult to discern a reason why this compilation of some of Popcap’s online casual hits should be released when each and every one of them can be...

Nail’d: review

Nail’d: review

Feb 9, 2011

Format: Xbox 360 (version reviewed), PS3, PC Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Deep Silver Developer: Techland Players: 1 Site: www.naild.deepsilver.com If you don’t care for hardcore, perfect line racing games that get all intricate and fanatical about tyre pressure and weight ratios – but you do get a massive kick out of thrashing cars and bikes round...

Vanquish: review

Vanquish: review

Nov 1, 2010

Format: Xbox 360 (version reviewed), PS3 Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sega Developer: Platinum Games Players: 1 Site: www.sega.com/vanquish.com On paper Vanquish is little more than a vide game by numbers: American good guys? Check. Evil Russian? Check. Robots? Check. Gruff male lead? Check. Gruffer male side-kick? Check? Massive weapons? Check? Sexy...