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Top video game console accessories

So you've got a brand new video game console and you're all set to play, right? You're definitely going to want grab some must-have accessories to maximize you're overall gaming experience. Check out our picks for the best gaming accessories on the market and get the most of your new console.

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Nyko Nintendo Wii Charge Station

The Nyko Charge Station for Wii is not only a great way to keep your Wii remotes charged, it adds a rubberized backing to the controllers that feels great in your hands.
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Nyko Kama Wireless Nunchuk (Wii)

While we see it as mostly a luxury, the Kama Wireless Nunchuk is the best way to remove the wire connecting your Wii remote and nunchuk.
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Psyclone TouchCharge Kit for Nintendo Wii

The TouchCharge Kit from Psyclone allows you to charge your Wii remote batteries by simply placing them onto a magnetic charging pad. Best of all, you can buy adapters for other controllers and have it work with every console!
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Nyko Wing Wireless Classic Controller (Wii)

The Nyko Wing Wireless Classic Controller is a must-have accessory for Wii owners who play a lot of Virtual Console games as it improves on the Nintendo original in almost every way.
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Microsoft Xbox 360 Messenger Kit

The Xbox 360 Messenger Kit makes for the best text-entry option for chatting and messaging on the Xbox 360.
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Microsoft Xbox 360 Quick Charge Kit

Microsoft's Xbox 360 Quick Charge Kit is a must-have Xbox 360 accessory if you use wireless controllers. Its convenient base allows you to separately charge batteries so that you'll always have a spare ready to go.
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Nyko Blu-Wave Infrared Remote (PS3)

The Nyko Blu-Wave Infrared Remote is a cheap and easy way to add IR remote compatibility to your PS3, allowing you to bypass using your controller to play and watch movies.
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Nyko Charge Base 2 (PS3)

The Nyko Charge Base 2 is a convenient way to keep your wireless PS3 controllers charged without having to turn on your PlayStation 3.
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Turtle Beach Ear Force X4

With their accurate 5.1-channel separation, the Turtle Beach Ear Force X4s are great surround-sound headphones for any console or other home theater component.
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Tritton AX Pro 5.1 Gaming Headset

While it does take some time to set up, the AX Pro 5.1 Gaming Headset performs extremely well and is compatible with pretty much every gaming PC and game console except the Wii.

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