Scuf Impact Syndicate: PS4/PC controller review

Scuf Impact Syndicate: PS4/PC controller review

Oct 14, 2019

Scuf Impact Syndicate with extras provided by PR for review. If you take your gaming super seriously – perhaps you compete in eSports, or want to look into how you’d go about showing the world what you’ve got – then chances are good that even an official console controller isn’t quite up to your expected standards. While Microsoft...

Crash Bandicoot XL: collectible review

Crash Bandicoot XL: collectible review

Jul 18, 2019

Unit provided by PR Wouldn’t it be cool if you had your own little butler? And even cooler if that little butler was Crash Bandicoot? Well, thanks to The Cable Guy, you can have exactly that! Er, sort of. Provided all you want your little bandicoot butler to do is stand there and hold stuff for you. Now, we’re a responsible lot at Critical Gamer, so...

EasySMX Gamepad: hardware review

EasySMX Gamepad: hardware review

Dec 4, 2017

With the PS4 well and truly settled in, the PS3 is living on borrowed time. An official controller still costs about thirty quid though, and you’ll be paying about the same for a PC-compatible Xbox controller. The EasySMX Gamepad claims to do the job for both formats, as well as mobile devices. But does it? And if so, how well? Firstly, and most...

Speedlink Ludicium Gaming Keyboard: hardware review

Speedlink Ludicium Gaming Keyboard: hardware review

Oct 11, 2017

Review unit provided by PR Right. I don’t want to come across as too inflammatory at the outset, but I’m always wary of anything that uses the word “gaming” to describe something. Computer peripherals in particular seem to use this as a buzzword that means “aimed at people who play videogames and also have little to no aesthetic taste”. That...

Speedlink Fortus mouse: hardware review

Speedlink Fortus mouse: hardware review

Aug 25, 2017

Review unit provided by PR Are you prepared to convert from wired to wireless? To let your actions travel over the airwaves instead of down a cable – which is so last millennium? Well, unprepare yourself, because the wireless revolution still ain’t all that. Admittedly, I’ve always been a wireless...