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Chris cut his teeth on MMOs in the late 90s with text-based MUDs. He’s written about video games for many different sites but has made MMORPG his home since 2013. Today, he acts as Hardware and Technology Editor, lead tech reviewer, and continues to love and write about games every chance he gets. Follow him on Twitter: @GameByNight

September 2009
Last Active
April 2020
AMD Ryzen R9 3950X Review: 16 Cores, 32 Threads of Power

Featuring an incredible 16-cores and 32-threads of processing power, the Ryzen 3950X has “prosumer” written all over it, but is it a good fit for you? We have the answer and this is our review.

Corsair iCUE H115i RGB PRO XT AIO CPU Cooler Review

Looking for a good AIO? Today, we’re looking at the brand new iCUE H115i RGB PRO XT from Corsair. Does it offer next generation cooling?

Secret Lab Unveils Limited Edition Harley Quinn, Birds of Prey, Gaming Chairs

How about a little homicidal girl power to start your Monday? Secret Lab, makers of the popular Titan, Omega, and Throne gaming chairs, announced their second collaboration with Warner Brothers today with the Harley Quinn themed gaming chair. The chair will come in Omega and Titan versions and feature unique styling to celebrate the release of Birds of Prey.

Secret Lab TITAN XL Gaming Chair Review

Today, we’re looking at the Secret Lab Titan XL. The TITAN was already big and bold, and the XL ratchets it up with a larger size and all the enhancements of the 2020 series. At $479, should you pick one up for yourself?

Corsair iCUE LS100 Smart Lighting Strips Review

Do you want to take the look of your setup to the next level? Light strips are one of the best ways to truly customize your battlestation. This is our review of the Corsair LS100 lighting kit.

Rode VideoMic NTG Analog/USB Review: The Amazing “Do Everything” Microphone

We're looking at the single most versatile microphone we’ve ever seen: the Rode VideoMic NTG. It’s made for streaming, made for cameras, made to travel with you wherever you go. If you’re in the market for a microphone, this is a review you can’t afford to miss.

Glorious PC Gaming Race Model D Mouse Review

Ultralights are the latest craze in gaming mice and we're looking at one of the most exciting. This is our review of the Glorious PC Gaming Race Model D.

OPINION: Warcraft 3: Reforged was Review Bombed and That’s Just Fine

Warcraft 3: Reforged is officially the lowest-rated AAA game on Metacritic. Is it warranted? Chris thinks so. Let us know what you think in the comments below!

NZXT Kraken Z73 AIO CPU Cooler Review: Low Temps, Good Looks, High Price

NZXT is out to impress with their Kraken Z73 and it's LED screen, but for $249 for the 240mm and $279 for the 360mm, is it worth the price of entry?

SponsoredFalcon Northwest TLX Laptop: Gaming Domination (Benchmarks)

Welcome back to our series on the Falcon Northwest TLX. We introduced this outstanding gaming laptop last month in our "I'll take the RTX 2080 to go, please" feature. While that article was focused on my first impressions, this week we're digging into gaming performance. How does the combination of the i7-9750H, 32GB of 2666 MHz DDR4, and an RTX 2080 Max-Q perform in modern AAA games? Let's dig in.

NZXT Announces C Series Power Supplies, RGB & Fan Controller

This week, NZXT announced two new products to add new levels of power and control to their lineup of PC parts: the RGB & Fan Controller and the C Series of power supplies. Let's take a deeper look at what we know so far.

Oyen Digital Helix 2TB USB-C NVMe Portable SSD Review

Need more gaming space? A fast drive like the Helix from Oyen Digital might be just the right fit for you.

PuroGamer Volume Limited Gaming Headset Review: Great for Kids

Maxing out at 85dB, the PuroGamer will let you game for hours without worry. At $69.99, is it the headset for you?

SponsoredFalcon Northwest TLX Laptop First Impressions: I'll Take the RTX 2080 To Go, Please

I've been a desktop gamer for the last decade but when Falcon Northwest agreed to let me take one of their laptops for a spin, I jumped at the opportunity. The TLX is thin, powerful, and beautiful and has completely changed my gaming life. Read on for the first in our three-part series exploring my journey from desktop to laptop gamer and why this outstanding laptop should be at the top of your wishlist.

HyperX Alloy Origins Core Gaming Keyboard Review

HyperX has been on a tear releasing new peripherals over the last few years. Their keyboard line has exploded in number and popularity, leading them to release their very own line of switches in 2019. Today, we’re looking at their latest keyboard, the Alloy Origins Core, and it comes equipped with HyperX Linears. It’s fully programmable, metal through-and-through and features bright RGB backlighting, but should it be the next keyboard on your gaming wishlist?