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Venom Xbox One X and S Vertical Charging Stand – Xbox One

Venom Xbox One X and S Vertical Charging Stand Review Venom UK has entered the market with a combined stand and dual charger for the Xbox One X and the XBox One S. Although there are combined stands and game storage units available from other vendors, this configuration is different because it offers dual chargers as well. The result of this design is a compact Xbox One console storage unit that also charges your controllers. In the box and appearance In the box, you will find the stand, two wireless controller batteries, a small USB cable, and the black plastic stand. There … Read More »

Logitech G433 7.1 Wired Surround Gaming Headset Review

Logitech, one of the best-known brands in gaming hardware has been around for over 30 years, more than enough time to understand what makes gamers happy. On that basis, the Logitech G433 7.1 Wired Surround Gaming Headset should be a good option for those looking for a mid-budget Headset to wear when playing on Xbox, right? Xbox One UK has had the chance to see if these deliver as expected. What you get in the box 1 x Wired gaming headset USB DAC with 3.5 mm, 4-pole output Detachable microphone boom with micro pop filter Mobile cable with inline controls and mic … Read More »

Venom Twin Docking Station For Xbox One Review

Here at Xbox One UK, we are pleased to announce that we are reviewing another product from Venom. Last time, we reviewed the Venom Maurauder 7.1 Surround Sound Headset, but this time we bring you the hardware review for the Venom Twin Docking Station for Xbox One. If you’re anything like me, and you play on your Xbox regularly, you’ll find yourself needing to charge that controller of yours quite often. You may have multiple controllers, because you know, your friends like to come round and give you a beating on FIFA, or your significant other might decide they want … Read More »

Venom Marauder 7.1 Headset Review

Most gamers like to feel immersed in the games that they play. So they have a couple of options to choose from: Get a sound system installed, whether it be a soundbar or surround sound speakers. Or the other alternative is to whack on some headphones, eliminating the need to fiddle with troublesome speakers. The problem gamers have, is deciding which headsets to go for, considering there’s a wide range of them, and for different budgets. Especially with the gradual increase in technology, upgrading your headset is essential if you want the best experience. Today we’re reviewing the Venom Marauder … Read More »

Bionik QuickShot Controller Grips & Lynx Charging Cable Review

Bionik may not be a name you’re familiar with, unless you’re one of our many readers from across the big blue in America. Primarily producing peripherals and hardware accessories, Bionik are gaining pace with a growing inventory of products for the Xbox One. Having already released an Elite controller kit, we’re going to focus on their other two products – the QuickShot Custom Grips and Lynx Charging Cable. It’s a busy market to compete in for third party accessories. With plenty of options available, there’s always the fear of not feeling good enough when purchasing something that isn’t official. Both … Read More »

Minecraft Creeper Backpack Review & Giveaway

If you or your child are a fan of the Minecraft series and y0u haven’t got enough pixels in your life already then this Minecraft Creeper Backpack could be just what you need. With its vivid green colour scheme, you certainly won’t fail to be noticed and the large Minecraft logo on the back will identify you to fellow Minecraft fans. Overall the quality seems high with good stitching and materials that feel like they could survive being pulled about. The Creeper Backpack comes with: The bag has a large inside section with interior pockets Two adjustable shoulder straps Additional side … Read More »

Razer Gigantus Review

The name normally says it all with Razer products and it’s the same with the Gigantus. Yes, it’s a mouse mat. If you’re still using a square cut from the back of a Rice Krispies packet, the Razer Gigantus makes a compelling case for upgrade. Note: Whilst Microsoft has announced that mouse support is coming to Xbox One, it’s not here yet. We’re testing this mouse mat on PC – a platform that Xbox Play Anywhere is seeing us use more frequently. The Gigantus is a large gaming mouse mat designed with the gamers in mind. The packaging’s a clue … Read More »

Razer DeathAdder Elite Review

If you’re prodding around the seedier corners of the internet, populating spread sheets or writing a letter to Auntie Maude in Canada, a mouse is a mouse is a mouse. If you’re engaging in Overwatch, League of Legends or World of Warcraft on PC, the right mouse is most certainly not just any old mouse. Enter the Razer Deathadder Elite, an eSports gaming mouse that boasts a resolution of 16,000 DPI and a tracking speed of 450 inches per second. But whatever those numbers mean, how does this mouse perform? Note: Whilst Microsoft has announced that mouse support is coming to … Read More »

Razer ManO’War 7.1 Review

The Razer ManO’War 7.1 is a wired headset that boasts cross platform compatibility with PC, Mac, Xbox One and PS4 – though the 7.1 in the name only applies to PC. Virtual surround sound is only available when this wired headset is connected to a PC. The Man O’War 7.1 is one of the few Razer headsets offering truly stunning 7.1 surround sound. Boxed like any other Razer product, the box is adorned in green and black with the Razer logo on it, and a glossy photo of the Man O’War 7.1. Screaming ‘premium’, the box opens from the side and includes the traditional ‘Congratulations, … Read More »

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