Tagged With accessories

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In 2007 Mad Catz purchased relatively venerable PC peripheral maker Saitek for $US30 million ($39.8 million). After nearly nine years of flight sticks and farming controllers, Mad Catz is passing Saitek over to Logitech for a mere $US13 million ($17.2 million).

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Between flood damage and the inconvenience of moving dust-collecting plastic instruments to a new home on short notice, every piece of Rock Band or Guitar Hero equipment I once owned has been trashed, save one. Oh yeah, Baby and I are ready for Rock Band 4.

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We all love lamp. The sweet convenience of reading/gaming/building a toilet roll fort from the comfort of one's bed, just before sleepy time and not having to walk to the light switch before closing your eyes. But your current lamp just isn't evil enough. It needs more horns. And teeth. And glowing yellow eyes.

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If you, like me, recently dropped a couple hundred bucks on a 3DS XL, you probably have thought about picking up a case to keep it safe. The challenge is finding a case that is even remotely acceptable. For some reason, the majority of non-Nintendo-made 3DS accessories are poorly-made hunks of junk, a problem is compounded by the fact that there just aren't that many accessories out there for the relatively new XL.

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Two big shooters fired out this spring: Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II. If you are into shooters (I mean, really into shooters), maybe you are looking for an edge. That's exactly what Japanese peripheral maker Hori hopes it can offer with its controller designed especially for FPS games on consoles. But does the controller hit its market? Let's put the pad through the paces and find out.

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Since taking up duties as Kotaku's official mobile gaming guy, I've started spending a large amount of time sitting outside on my patio, trying to look busy while playing games on my iPad or my Transformer Prime. The PadPivot is my constant companion, resting reassuringly upon my thigh and keeping my tablet safe and secure.

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In 2007, my older sister was diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through hell fighting against the malignant neoplasm — radiation, chemotherapy, a mastectomy, follow-up surgeries and reconstruction. She won her battle eventually, but the process was painful for the entire family. It's safe to say I hate breast cancer.

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As I prepare to spend Tuesday through eternity putting Diablo III through its paces, SteelSeries sent along a care package of diabolical PC accessories to help make the most of the experience. Red glow abounds!