Tagged: hardware

It’s not often that you’ll stumble across third party hardware products that have been officially licensed by Xbox, with the traditional green Xbox One banner emblazoned on the packaging, but the Horipad Pro For Xbox One is one such controller. As such you’d expect that this product would be of the highest quality, and live up to the high quality standards that Microsoft themselves set for their gaming accessories. Unfortunately, first impressions of the Horipad Pro are not exactly stellar ones. The initial unboxing is when the trepidation first sets in. The controller is extremely light; in fact, if you are an Xbox One … Read More »

So you decided to upgrade your Xbox One with Kinect to a new Xbox One S and now you have no use for your Kinect sensor?  Wrong, the folks at Microsoft have been so nice to offer a free method to those who have a Xbox One Kinect sitting around. To use your existing Xbox One Kinect Sensor with a new Xbox One S console, you will need the Xbox Kinect Adapter. This adapter lets you connect your Xbox One Kinect Sensor to the Xbox One S console. This adapter will be available for free to customers who have an … Read More »

It’s safe to say we’re giddy with glee at the prospect of the Xbox One S. Smaller, prettier, 4K ready. We’ve signed up. We want it. Now, please. Yes, we know Scorpio (or whatever it ends up being called) will be more powerful. But Scorpio’s a year away, and we like shiny new things now, please, without having to wait. Okay, so it’s not going to be now. But now we know it will be soon. Really soon. And whilst Xbox UK’s BennyCentral might just be stealing his, he has at least told the rest of us when Mr Postman … Read More »

A controller, for most, is a very unique purchase. Some want a performance device, others look for a stylish new edition to their hardware collection. With that I introduce you to the Afterglow Prismatic Wired Controller for Xbox One from Performance Designed Products (PDP). There are many controllers you can purchase today as the Xbox One has been out over 2 years; however, whilst there are number of special edition controllers around, there’s not a great deal to separate them other than their colour schemes. Enter this offering from PDP – which glows in the dark! The Afterglow controller certainly gives you a … Read More »

Game audio specialists Tritton have published details of their new Stereo Headset Adapter for the Xbox One. The adapter is designed with pre-July 2015 controllers (without the integrated 3.5mm headset jack) in mind – in effect a direct replacement for the official Xbox model. The adapter should be compatible with any 4-pole stereo gaming headset and is compatible with all official controllers, including the Elite. The adapter puts volume and mute controls – and well as game audio/chat audio balance – right at your fingertips. Since the revised controllers were launched users have been able to control these levels – and mic … Read More »

We are only a few days into 2016 and already the rumours about what could be happening at Microsoft and Xbox are flying around. One persistent rumour of the past couple of days is that Microsoft could be considering releasing a cheaper, lightweight model of the Xbox One. Microsoft blogger Brad Sams, who writes for the Petri website on Microsoft has said that he has heard from an internal source that discussions are underway at Microsoft in regards to a smaller, cheaper version of the Xbox One. In his blog Sams said “I have heard from internal sources that the … Read More »

December is a massive month for many people with Christmas but for Star Wars fans It’s been along time waiting with Episode VII: The Force Awakens being released in cinemas worldwide this week. Alot of gamers have also been having fun playing EA’s newest title Star Wars Battlefront while they wait and we’ve had some fun on that we must admit, But we’ve been having the most fun of all playing with Turtle beach’s newest headset called ‘Star Wars Battlefront Sandtrooper Gaming Headset’ and we was lucky enough to get our hands on one as they are selling fast and here’s … Read More »

It’s upgrade time! If you are anything like me, an opportunity to review the latest capture card by gaming hardware giants Elgato is enough to send you into a frenzy, and boy I have been in a frenzy of epic proportions! Back at the end of December 2014 I upgraded my streaming equipment to incorporate the very impressive HD60 which allows streaming and recording of game content at 1080p and 60 frames a second. This previous card is still in high demand and for good reason, it maintains a highly competitive position in the market of external capture cards. Here … Read More »

Do you feel you don’t have enough buttons on your controller? Well good news! The Xbox One Elite Controller that gives you more buttons for your pressing pleasure finally has a release date! According to a tweet from Graeme Boyd A.K.A AceyBongos, the Xbox One Elite Controller will release on October 27th! Originally announced back at E3 2015, The Xbox One Elite Controller features four additional paddles on the back of the controller, customisable thumb sticks and D-Pads, as well as the ability to remap buttons for each game and the ability to adjust trigger sensitivity with Xbox One and Windows … Read More »

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