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
Keycaps are one of the most overlooked aspects of gaming keyboards. For years, enthusiasts have asked manufacturers to do better. Well, they finally are. Today, we’re reviewing the new pudding keycap set from HyperX. They’re white, double shot, made from high quality PBT, and will make your RGB look amazing. Let’s dive in.
As gamers, we know that a good headset can make all the difference in how much fun a game is to play. A good surround sound gaming headset even more and especially so when you enter the world of competitive play. Today, we’re looking at one of the most exciting gaming headsets of the year with the HyperX Orbit S, completely with Waves Nx 3D technology. It’s a whole new take on surround sound and you won’t want to miss it.
Steelseries announced an exciting new headset this morning with the Arctis 1 Wireless. It's the company's first headset that's capable of connecting to four separate platforms all with a single wireless dongle. Using the 2.4GHz band, the dongle allows the headset to receive lossless audio from Nintendo Switch, PS4, PC, or Android devices.
At the MMORPG offices, I’m known as the RGB guy. I love it. When I saw that Philips had a brand new set of Hue products aimed at gamers, I knew I had to take a look. This is our review of the Philips Hue Play Light Bars and how I integrated it into my setup to take my lighting to the next level.
It's no secret that we love mechanical keyboards here at MMORPG.com, so when U-nick reached out to us about their new wood-backed keyboard, the Woo-dy, we were intrigued. It just launched on Kickstarter and we have all the details.
We’re breaking new ground at MMORPG.com and bringing you the second of our two-part content video-based content creation review series. Last time, we looked at the Deity Microphones V-Mic D3 Pro. Today, we’re looking at the Feiyu-Tech AK4500 Handheld 3-Axis Camera Gimbal Stabilizer. It’s a short jump from streamer to YouTuber and if you’re there, this might be just the tool you need to take your videos to the next level.
Based on the legendary Sennheiser Game One and PC373 headsets, today we’re looking at the PC37X. Massdrop, now Drop.com, teamed up with Sennheiser to recreate this fan favorite with a number of modern improvements. It features the same drivers from audiophile-favorite HD598 and HD600, a comfortable design, and a premium vocal mic. For $120, competition is stiff - does it do enough to stand out?
Western Digital unveiled a brand-new line-up of drives catering to console and PC gamers at Gamescom this week. Capacity and speed are the name of the game as the company revealed three new external drives to join the SN750 NVMe SSD in the all-new WD_Black series.
Have you ever wanted to take your console with you on the go? Ever wished for a second screen for your laptop? How about a large monitor to make sure your mirrorless camera is in focus? Today, we’re looking at a portable monitor that can do all of those things but at only $169.99, is it worth the cost of entry? Join us as we find out. This is our review of the Lepow 15.6” Portable Monitor.
Virtual reality is amazing but there’s no escaping the cost. PC-based VR is expensive, requiring not just the headset and tracking kit but also a PC powerful enough to run it all. Oculus has an answer: the Quest is poised to change the game on consumer VR and if you’ve been on the fence, now is the time to hop down. This is our review of the Oculus Quest.
With the rise of streaming and the potential to earn money as a gamer, more people than ever are beginning channels and streams. If you want to stand out from the crowd, you need two things: great video and outstanding audio. Today, we’re looking at the Deity Microphones V-Mic D3 Pro, a premium tool designed to be the perfect off-camera solution for every kind of content creator. Read on for our full review!
Welcome to Just Cool Tech, our new special series where we take a close look at tech that’s neat to read about and fun to own. Today, we’re looking at the TicWatch Pro 4G/LTE Smart Watch. Featuring the latest version of Android Wear OS, it offers full notifications with easy voice or text replies, fitness tracking, WiFi, Bluetooth, and 4G/LTE connectivity for when you want to leave the phone at home. We’ve spent two weeks with it and this is what we think.
Whether you’re sitting down for a game at your PC or are hopping the bus for your commute to work, having a great pair of headphones is important. Today, we’re looking at the latest pair of bluetooth headphones from RHA Audio with the T20 Wireless. The original T20 in-ear headphones were some of RHA’s most popular ever and one of my all-time favorites. With a detachable cable for wired or wireless playback, custom tuning filters, and a stainless-steel design. Read on for our review!
A great gaming keyboard isn’t just about having “GAMING” stamped on the box. It’s about the quality of that keyboard, how fast it responds, how well it’s made, how it feels to use, and that in the heat of the moment, knowing that no part of that keyboard is going to fail. Today we have a real treat for you, straight out of the enthusiast world of mechanical keyboards and colliding with our gaming passion: the Massdrop ALT. This is a review you won’t want to miss.
If you’re a competitive gamer, you need every advantage you can get to one-up the competition. Today, we’re looking at a brand-new mouse from Razer designed to do exactly that. Coming in at only 69-grams, the Razer Viper eSports gaming mouse comes with optical switches, a top of the line sensor, and an ergonomic design to keep you on target and at the top of the leaderboards. Does it achieve those lofty goals? Join us as we find out in our official review.