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A $1,200 Graphics Card Might As Well Be Star Wars Themed

Up until last Thursday, the Nvidia Titan XP was the most powerful graphics card you could put in a PC. But being the most powerful isn’t enough for some people to justify laying out $1,200. So Nvidia used the Force. Or licensed the Force. Either way, check out this Jedi Order video card. Read more… […]

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Razer Phone Review: The Right Way To Make A Gaming Phone

Previous attempts at creating a gaming-centric smartphone include phones with slide-out game controllers, a cross between a Sony PlayStation Portable and a phone and the Nokia N-Gage. For its first gaming phone, Razer went with a powerful black rectangle with a stunning display and outstanding speakers. Smart move.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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10 Black Friday steals for the budget raver

 110 Black Friday steals for the budget raver2017 seems to have flown by in an instant. The holidays are officially underway, and festive vibes are unavoidable as the year comes to a close. Just in time for Black Friday, we here at Dancing Astronaut thought it appropriate to compile a little list of key items […]

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The Xbox One X’s Hard Drive Can Fill Up Pretty Fast

Games optimized for the Xbox One X can look better on the new console than they do on older hardware, but adding HDR support, 4K textures and other enhancements takes a bit more space. With three games taking up over a third of my console’s drive, 1TB of storage isn’t gonna cut it.Read more… Continue […]

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The Xbox One X Is Great So Far, But Waiting For Game Updates Is The Worst

After spending a week with the Xbox One X, Microsoft’s “world’s most powerful console,” I know three things for certain. It’s definitely an Xbox One, it makes enhanced games look lovely, and waiting for Xbox One X enhancement updates sucks.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Razer’s Making Gaming Phones Now

Now that it’s done Razer-ing the hell out of PC and console gaming, Razer is turning its attention to mobile. Launching on November 17, the $700 Razer Phone features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip, 8 gigabytes of RAM and the world’s first 120 Hz “UltraMotion” display. Candy Crush is going to run so well on […]

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X-Bows Ergonomic Keyboard Review: Strange Shape, Great Typing

Last month I introduced readers to the X-Bows, a weird-looking mechanical keyboard featuring a unique cross-radial layout designed to keep the wrists straight and typing strain to a minimum. Now that I’ve gotten my hands on it, weird feels pretty good.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Watch This Guy Build a Nintendo Switch Clone That Plays Thousands of Classic Games

Still having a hard time finding a Nintendo Switch in stores? Or maybe you’re tired of waiting for Nintendo’s promised online store full of retro games? Tim Lindquist took things into his own hands and built a Nintendo Switch clone from scratch that can emulate games from over 50 classic systems.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Razer Wolverine Ultimate Controller Review: Elite-ish

In 2016, Razer attempted to take on Microsoft’s luxurious Xbox One Elite controller with the $150 Wildcat, an ambitious premium gamepad that fell short of greatness. Now Razer is back with the $160 Wolverine Ultimate, a modular, remappable beast that’s one of the best wired Xbox controllers going.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Kinesis Freestyle Edge Review: A Split Keyboard Built For Gaming

Do you want a split keyboard that allows the hands, arms and shoulders to sit at a more natural angle while typing, or a fully-programmable gaming keyboard with extensive macro support? Kinesis, makers of the Freestyle Edge mechanical gaming keyboard, say why not both?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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This Is A $2,200 Retro Gaming Machine

This is the Zette System, handcrafted from wood by Swedish artist Love Hultén. In its resting state it resembles a stylized wooden boombox, but it’s actually a retro gaming machine with a pair of wireless gamepads and a built-in projector. Only 25 of them are being made, and they are not cheap. Read more… Continue […]

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Pokken’s Funky Fighting Controller Finds New Purpose On The Switch

Since the Nintendo Switch launched earlier this year, mine has rarely seen the inside of the TV dock. Now that Pokken Tournament DX is here, that’s changed. I need that USB port for Hori’s Pokken Tournament Pro Pad DX—and not just for Pokémon battles. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Origin PC Eon15-S Review: What A Budget Gaming Laptop Looks Like These Days

Somewhere between the fancier notebooks at your local big box store and high-powered desktop replacements is the “budget” gaming laptop, a modestly-priced portable system built to play games well enough. Origin PC’s latest Eon15-S is the perfect example.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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