Peripherals

Ion Audio iCade Mobile
REVIEW

Ion Audio iCade Mobile

The iCade Mobile is a retro gaming oddity for the iPhone that adds physical buttons, but for a lofty $70 price. Its lack of universal compatibility, lack of analog sticks, and large size relegate it to strictly novelty status.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on July 19, 2012
Wacom Intuos5 touch (large)
REVIEW

Wacom Intuos5 touch ( large)

Though it doesn't add any new graphics-specific capabilities over its predecessor, the Wacom Intuos5 input tablet remains a must-have for digital brushworkers.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 29, 2012
Razer Onza Tournament Edition
REVIEW

Razer Onza Tournament Edition

With its bevy of forward-thinking features and customization options, the Razer Onza Tournament Edition is easily one of the best third-party Xbox 360 controllers we've ever used.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 4, 2011
2 stars User rating out of 3 votes

MSRP: $49.99

Xbox 360 Wireless Controller w/Transforming D-Pad and Play and Charge Kit
REVIEW

Xbox 360 Wireless Controller w/Transforming D-Pad and Play and Charge Kit

The Xbox 360 Wireless Controller with Transforming D-pad is a must-have for 360 gamers who demand a precise D-pad response.

4 stars Editors' rating on December 2, 2010
Nintendo Wii Remote Plus (Pink)
REVIEW

Nintendo Wii Remote Plus ( Pink)

For families and lovers of casual games, the still-affordable Wii represents the best console bundle value of the holiday season in terms of dollars spent; however, the Wii's getting long in the tooth, and other game consoles offer more entertainment options and functionality for their higher price tags.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 22, 2010
Microsoft Kinect
REVIEW

Microsoft Kinect

With its impressive body tracking and unique, controller-free experience, Kinect is great for casual gaming parties and workouts--assuming you have enough room to play it.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 3, 2010
Nyko Wand+ (Clear)
REVIEW

Nyko Wand+ ( Clear)

Nyko once again beats Nintendo to the punch by offering a two-in-one remote/MotionPlus design at the same price as an original Nintendo Wii remote controller.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 26, 2010
Apple Magic Trackpad
REVIEW

Apple Magic Trackpad

Apple's Magic Trackpad offers all the functionality of a MacBook clickpad in a standalone Bluetooth device. For most people, however, it's not worth the pricey upgrade over an existing mouse.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 28, 2010
4.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Wacom Intuos4 Wireless
REVIEW

Wacom Intuos4 Wireless

Wacom improves on its excellent Intuos4 tablet by adding relatively seamless Bluetooth connectivity.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 1, 2010

MSRP: $399.00

Logitech Wireless Desktop MK700 Keyboard and Laser Mouse
REVIEW

Logitech Wireless Desktop MK700 Keyboard and Laser Mouse

Although it's not our favorite keyboard and mouse combination, the Logitech Wireless Desktop MK700 set earns our recommendation for its comfortable "Incurve" key design, quick scrolling mouse, and impressive battery life. If you're looking to upgrade your input devices and are on a budget, this $100 combination deserves your attention.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 12, 2009