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
As gamers, there are times when we need fast external storage. Whether that’s to connect to our game consoles, to transfer files between PCs, or to have a portable game drive to take on the go. Today, we’re looking at the Samsung T5 Portable SSD. It’s about the size of a credit card and offers full USB 3.1 Gen 2 connectivity, but does real-world performance match on-paper promise?
Logitech has been on a roll this year, refreshing their line-up of accessories that seem directly drawn on what fans have been asking for. At the same time, they’ve kept their ear to the ground and their engineers in R&D to develop new features to carry the industry forward. Today, we’re looking at their latest keyboard and one of the most personally exciting releases I’ve gone hands-on with all year. This is our review of the Logitech G Pro X Mechanical Gaming Keyboard.
We've been fans of Drop.com, formerly Massdrop, for some time here at MMORPG. They've made their name on listening to fan communities of all stripes and then offering curated products at reduced prices. They've also gone a step farther and begun developing their own versions of some of the most beloved products out there, improving them for fans and slashing price. Now, they have a mystery box and it's darn cool.
It’s unique keyboard week here at MMORPG! Well, not quite, but that won’t stop us from bringing you another interesting keyboard following yesterday’s Planck EZ. Today, we’re looking at the Ultimate Hacking Keyboard. It features a sixty-percent split layout, huge programmability, full mouse control, and innovative thumb modules so you never need to take your hands from home row. The price? $275. Is it worth it? Let’s dive in and find out.
We’ve looked at full-size keyboards. We’ve looked at TKLs. We’ve examined 75-, 65-, and 60-percents, split keyboards, wired, and wireless. You might say we’ve seen it all. Not quite. Today, we’re looking at the Planck EZ, the smallest, most portable keyboard we’ve ever used. With only 47-keys, it’s as trimmed down as we’ve ever seen but it’s also one of the most customizable keyboards around. Are you ready for the tiny keyboard life? Let’s find out.
True Wireless headphones have come a long way over the last year. They’ve gotten smaller, offer improved battery life and reliability, and sound better than ever before. Jaybird is out with their latest take on the True Wireless earbud with the Jaybird Vista. I was a big fan of the original Jaybird RUNs when I reviewed them last year but does the Vista worthy of an upgrade? I’ve spent the last few weeks with them to answer that very question. Let’s dive in.
Earlier this year, we looked at the Vantage custom PS4 controller from Scuf Gaming. We were impressed by how well built it was and the levels that the additional programmability took our gaming to. Today, the company has unveiled the successor, the Scuf Vantage 2, with a suite of improvements to help you up your game.
One of the core tenets of this generation of AMD products has been to deliver value. Higher core counts, higher performance per dollar, free games and add-ons for buying in certain windows. Today, AMD announced their latest value-add for gamers, this time offering free copies of Borderlands 3, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint, The Outer Worlds, and more with select Ryzen and Radeon products.
Hang around the headphone world long enough and you’ll hear about Tin Audio. The Tin Audio T2s are some of the most well regarded headphones for the price. Today, we’re looking at their successor, the Tin Audio T2 Pros. Coming to market at only $59.99, they punch about their class with dual high-resolution drivers per ear, a detachable cable, an all metal construction - but is there a catch?
Our team has reviewed lots of different headphones but today we’re marking a first: with the Tripowin TP10, we’ve officially went hands-on with a ten driver headphone. At only $59.99, they’re also some of the most affordable multi-driver IEMs we’ve come across. With an extended frequency range and balanced armatures each tuned to tight frequency ranges, should the Tripowin TP10s be your next gaming and music headphone? Join us as we find out!
NZXT's BLD service has always been unique. They began as a service that asked what you wanted to do - what games do you play, how much do you want to spend - and then offering a custom PC to meet your needs. They've recently begun offering a selection of premade systems and their latest, the Creator PC, is so powerful they may as well have named it HAL-9000.
Earlier this year, we took a look at the Ducky One 2 Mini. It was packed with features that rivaled other gaming keyboards at a fraction of the size and completely free from the need for software. Today, we’re looking at the successor with the Ducky One 2 SF. It includes everything we loved about the original in a new sixty-five percent form factor. With it, we also have the new Tfue-themed PBT keycap set and it’s a looker. Let’s dive in.
Beyerdynamic is one of the best known names in the premium headphone business and for good reason: their headphones have been used by some of the biggest names in the business for decades, including major streamers like Ninja. This week, the company revealed their latest headphone, the Amiron Wireless Copper.
We review a lot of mice here at MMORPG, but it’s a rare occasion that a new MMO mouse makes its debut. Today, that’s exactly what’s happening with the new Logitech G604 LIGHTSPEED Wireless. Featuring 15 programmable inputs, the hyper-fast scroll wheel improved ergonomics, and 1ms LIGHTSPEED Wireless, we’re ready to answer the question: is it worth an upgrade?
Following their successful crowdfunded efforts for an affordable two-in-one PC, China-based tech company CHUWI teases preorders for the UBook Pro. Here is what we know about the specifications so far.