Gaming Accessories

Gamevice for iPhone
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Gamevice for iPhone

If you really must have an iPhone gamepad, the Gamevice is a pretty decent pick; however, lackluster support from Apple (and game developers) still make it hard to recommend.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on January 21, 2016
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
LucidSound LS30
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LucidSound LS30

Gaming audio industry vets have combined to form Lucid Sound, a new gaming peripheral company. The brand's first multiplatform headset, the LS-30, is debuting at CES 2016.

Mad Catz Surfr
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Mad Catz Surfr

If you've always hated using a separate Bluetooth keyboard just to enter search terms into your Android TV box, Mad Catz's Surfr may be just the thing.

HTC Vive Developer Edition
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HTC Vive Developer Edition

Coming later in 2015, the Vive promises full-room movement and a unique controller, and will launch with the Steam VR store. We tried it out.

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Realm System
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Realm System

Australian start-up Realm wants to bring a dash of fitness to your gaming with its energy-measuring, resistance band motion control system.

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Nintendo New 3DS XL
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Nintendo New 3DS XL ( Black)

The 3DS XL's improved 3D head-tracking is a big step up and its performance boost more makes a noticeable difference. A few head-scratching design choices prevent us from falling for the New 3DS XL, but this is still the best Nintendo portable to get.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 27, 2014
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim  Grand Turismo 5 & Infamous 2 Bundle
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Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim Grand Turismo 5 & Infamous 2 Bundle ( 500GB)

While it will begin to cede its position to the PS4 in 2015, the PlayStation 3 still delivers impressively strong value for gaming and video entertainment.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 6, 2014
Amazon Fire Game Controller
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Amazon Fire Game Controller

Get ready for living-room gaming, Amazon-style: a new controller aims to bring games to the big screen with Fire TV.

Valve Steam Controller
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Valve Steam Controller

The new Steam Machines controller prototype is a step in the right direction, but its haptic touch pads still take a lot of getting used to.

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Oculus Rift
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Oculus Rift

We played catch and fired slingshots in a VR with the founder of Oculus -- this is what Oculus' wild new Touch controllers feel like.

MSRP: $599.00

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PlayJam GameStick
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PlayJam GameStick

The number of micro Android gaming consoles is quickly growing. The GameStick, a $79 Ouya competitor, is scheduled to ship in July.

MSRP: $79.00

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Vuzix Smart Glasses M100
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Vuzix Smart Glasses M100 ( black)

Google Glass competitors are on their way, and we've seen them at CES 2013.

Nintendo 3DS Super Mario 3D Land Limited Edition
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Nintendo 3DS Super Mario 3D Land Limited Edition

The Nintendo 3DS successfully offers a glasses-free 3D experience that needs to be seen to be believed. A weak start out of the gate has been all but forgotten thanks to a bevy of compelling releases on online downloadables since launch.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 16, 2011
Neoya Wii2HDMI
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Neoya Wii2HDMI ( converter for Wii console)

Though it won't improve the picture quality had on a current Wii component connection, the Wii2HDMI adapter successfully carries audio and video over a single HDMI signal.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 2, 2010

MSRP: $39.95

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Nyko Nintendo Wii TypePad Pro
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Nyko Nintendo Wii TypePad Pro

As the first QWERTY Wii accessory we've seen, the Nyko TypePad Pro works well; however, we're not sure it's useful enough to justify its purchase.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 17, 2010

MSRP: $30.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

iRecord Pro
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iRecord Pro

The iRecord Pro provides an exceedingly simple way to record video content to a variety of portable devices, including the iPhone and the PSP, but the high price tag and lack of a scheduling feature make it a questionable investment for all but the most computer-phobic users.

3 stars Editors' rating on December 8, 2008

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IR2BTci
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IR2BTci

The IR2BTci is the most advanced IR-to-Bluetooth converter we've tested, but most users will be fine with cheaper alternatives.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 3, 2008

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Schmartz PS3IR-PRO
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Schmartz PS3IR-PRO

The Schmartz PS3IR-PRO is an expensive IR-to-Bluetooth converter for the PS3, but it works great and puts your universal remote back in charge of your home theater.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 3, 2008

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ps3toothfairy
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ps3toothfairy

The ps3toothfairy costs a lot for its limited purpose, but it allows your universal remote to fully control your PS3 and adds some advanced user-configurable options.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 3, 2008

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Nyko MediaHub
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Nyko MediaHub ( PS3)

The Nyko MediaHub is a quick and easy way to add two USB ports and SD/Memory Stick capabilities to your PlayStation 3 core console.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 26, 2008

MSRP: $24.99

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