Tag Archive: Gaming


This Apple TV gaming controller takes you to console heaven [Reviews]

A few weeks ago, I found myself at the local Apple Store chatting to a sales associate who was demonstrating the SteelSeries Nimbus gaming controller. I had a quick go at the controls only to find myself duly impressed by the way it works as an Apple TV gaming controller. I was intrigued enough to take […]

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Relive the golden days of gaming with the SNES on your iPhone [Deals]

For those who grew up with it, the Super Nintendo represents all that’s right and good about gaming. The feel of that classic gray controller, with its signature purple push buttons, is enough to take anybody back to better days, and the SNES30 proves it. A 1:1 replica design with brand new features like Bluetooth […]

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Amazon beats Apple to 4K with Fire TV, Fire TV Gaming Edition

Disappointed the new Apple TV doesn’t support 4K? Then get Amazon’s new Fire TV instead. Two new versions of the device — Fire TV and Fire TV Gaming Edition — are here with updated internals that make them 75 percent faster than their predecessor, plus Alexa, Amazon’s own virtual assistant that is the brains behind […]

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First Siri Remote cover advocates safe gaming

The sweatiness of your hands may no longer be a concern when you upgrade to a new Apple TV this fall. A newly announced cover for the Siri Remote claims it will provide grip and comfort while you play iOS games on the big screen. The accessory is called Survivor Play for Siri Remote, and […]

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First Siri Remote cover advocates safe gaming

The sweatiness of your hands may no longer be a concern when you upgrade to a new Apple TV this fall. A newly announced cover for the Siri Remote claims it will provide grip and comfort while you play iOS games on the big screen. The accessory is called Survivor Play for Siri Remote, and […]

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Why Apple TV’s strict new gaming mandate is a good thing

Apple’s flip-flop on game controllers for Apple TV might be bad news for developers, but it’s great news for gamers. It’s a virtual guarantee that all games will work better out of the box when running on the refreshed Apple TV, which will have its own App Store for the first time. While the company […]

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New Apple TV controller takes gaming to a new level

Most games you’ll get on the new Apple TV will likely take advantage of the new Apple TV remote, with its accelerometer, gyroscope, voice, and touch controls. But if you want to play more hardcore games, you’ll want a more hardcore controller like this new SteelSeries Nimbus, a full-on gaming controller that looks and feels […]

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YouTube Gaming makes a run on Twitch tomorrow

It’s a bit late in the game, but YouTube has the resources and brand-name cache to take on video game streaming juggernaut, Twitch, as it turns on the lights of its much anticipated game streaming service Wednesday. YouTube Gaming is the new portal, separate from the Google-owned video giant’s regular video website, that will aim […]

Picorama puts a cute face on tricky strategy gaming

I like strategy games as much as the next person, but they’re all missing something. Like maybe they could use a pink bunny that tickles opposing pieces to death, or a little, blue, tentacled … thing that can distract enemies with its soothing singing voice. And for good measure, maybe they could even throw in […]

iPhone 6 outpaces Galaxy S6 in high-end gaming comparison

Apple’s latest iPhones may be six months older than the Galaxy S6, but they have no problem outpacing Samsung’s flagship — and all other competitors — in a high-end gaming comparison. GameBench found the iPhone 6 to be top in both frames-per-second… Read more ›