Gaming Guide

Seen at the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention 2013

Seen at the Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention 2013

FEATURE  /  31 Aug 2013

The Singapore Toy, Games & Comic Convention is back! Running this weekend from 31st August to 1st September at Marina Bay Sands, STGCC 2013 brings a line-up of exhibitors to toys to comic book artists to cosplayers to our shores. Check out sights and sounds from the event on day one!

Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx Wireless Bluetooth Headphones review

Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx Headphones - Every Feature You Could Ask For

REVIEW  /  27 Aug 2013

Heavy on features, the Creative Evo Zx is a wireless headphone set equipped with NFC technology. In addition, the product sports the SB-Axx1 audio processing chip from Creative previously found on the Sound Blaster Axx1 speakers.

CM Storm Havoc review

First Looks: CM Storm Havoc Laser Gaming Mouse

REVIEW  /  26 Aug 2013

Tagged with a price of S$99, the Havoc 8200dpi laser gaming mouse by CM Storm sounds like a good bargain when compared to other laser mice in the market. At first glance, it comes across as a typical mouse that's plain and simple. We give it a quick test to see if its performance is more exciting than its dull appearance.

Are Video Games Art?

Are Video Games Art?

BLOG  /  23 Aug 2013

The gaming industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar market. But can the content, namely video games, claim to be an art form?

Hands-on: Hearthstone

Hands-on: Hearthstone

FEATURE  /  22 Aug 2013

Hearthstone, Blizzard's latest game and its first free-to-play online game, is a vast departure from its usual fare, but can it find the same success as Starcraft II, World of Warcraft and Diablo III? We were invited by Blizzard to try the game out with a quick hands-on. Here's what we thought.

Roccat Ryos MK Pro Mechanical Keyboard review

Roccat Ryos MK Pro Mechanical Keyboard - An Illuminating Experience

REVIEW  /  20 Aug 2013

Roccat's first mechanical gaming keyboard, the Ryos MK Pro utilizes two 32-bit ARM Cortex processors, and is the first keyboard to offer per-key illumination backlighting, allowing for a huge amount of customizability. It is available in a choice of Cherry MX Black, Red, Blue or Brown switches.

Aftershock XG13 review

Aftershock XG13 - The VFM Gaming Notebook Choice

REVIEW  /  20 Aug 2013

Local custom notebooks specialist Aftershock has just released its new ultraportable gaming notebook, the XG13. It might not be as compact as the competition, but it is supremely customizable and offers a Full-HD IPS display. Will this be enough to let it stand tall? Find out in our review.

ASUS Maximus VI Impact review

First Looks: ASUS Maximus VI Impact Mini-ITX Motherboard

REVIEW  /  19 Aug 2013

The ASUS Maximus VI Impact mini-ITX motherboard is the first of its kind from the Republic of Gamers series. On top of the generous bundle of add-on cards that include the SupremeFX Impact discrete sound card and the mPCIe Combo card, the board even has a digital 8 + 2 power delivery system, typical of ATX boards.

Razer Blade 14-inch (2013) review

Razer Blade 14-inch (2013) - The Supermodel of Gaming Notebooks

REVIEW  /  06 Aug 2013

Gaming notebooks used to be big, clumsy, bulky machines, but the new slim and sexy 14-inch Razer Blade seeks to change that. Does it succeed? Find out in our detailed review!

Is It Time For Singapore To Recognize E-sports As An Official Sport?

Is It Time For Singapore To Recognize E-sports As An Official Sport?

BLOG  /  02 Aug 2013

Early last month, for the first time, the U.S. Government officially recognized popular MOBA game League of Legends as a legitimate sport, and League of Legends pro-gamers as professional athletes, no different from football players or NBA superstars. Maybe it's time for Singapore to do the same.

Oculus Rift vs. Google Glass - Choose One

Oculus Rift vs. Google Glass - Choose One

BLOG  /  26 Jul 2013

If you ask me, the next big step for gadgets is going to be wearable design. Here is my take on two such wearable devices on the horizon, the Oculus Rift and Google Glass. Given the constraint of only picking one, which would I choose?

The Genesis of Monster's New Range of Headphones for 2013

The Genesis of Monster's New Range of Headphones for 2013

FEATURE  /  10 Jul 2013

Monster has unveiled their new range of headphones for 2013. While many are simple upgrades like color options, there are two new notable entries in the shape of the Genesis and the MVP Carbon. We share more details of these upcoming devices.

A feature on Toshiba Excite Write (3G)

Hands-on: Toshiba's New Products for 2013

FEATURE  /  12 Jun 2013

Toshiba has just revealed their new key products for 2013. There are several a couple of new notebooks powered by Intel's latest fourth generation Intel Core processors; a Tegra 4 tablet; portable external hard drives; as well as some other peripherals as well.

Cooler Master Offerings at Computex 2013

Cooler Master Offerings at Computex 2013

FEATURE  /  06 Jun 2013

The wares on exhibit from Cooler Master run the gamut from closed liquid cooling systems, casings to accessories for iOS devices. Read on to uncover their exciting offerings from the show floor of Computex 2013.

First Impressions: ASUS Republic of Gamers G750 Gaming Notebook

First Impressions: ASUS Republic of Gamers G750 Gaming Notebook

FEATURE  /  06 Jun 2013

The ASUS ROG G740 gaming notebook features the latest 4th-generation Intel 'Haswell' mobile processor, in addition to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 700M series of graphics chip. Uncover our first impressions with this latest ROG gaming notebook.

Interview with MSI Corporate Executive VP, Mr. Charles Chiang

Interview with MSI Corporate Executive VP, Mr. Charles Chiang

FEATURE  /  05 Jun 2013

We managed to speak to Mr. Charles Chiang, who is the corporate executive vice president at MSI, at the end of the MSI press conference at Computex 2013. Find out what he meant when he emphasized on growing the pie through MSI's business collaborations.

Xbox One: One to Rule Them All

Xbox One: One to Rule Them All

FEATURE  /  22 May 2013

Microsoft has just lifted the wraps off its brand new console - the Xbox One. Find out more about the new console, its new Kinect sensor, controller, games and our thoughts of it in our special coverage article.

Logitech G-series Gaming Peripherals - Let the Games Begin!

Logitech G-series Gaming Peripherals - Let the Games Begin!

FEATURE  /  21 May 2013

With four new mice, two new keyboards and two new headsets, Logitech has beefed up their gaming peripherals offering under the banner of the refreshed G-series. We show you what you can you expect in stores soon.

Flagship GPU Rematch: AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition vs. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680

Flagship GPU Rematch: AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition vs. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680

FEATURE  /  31 Dec 2012

As the year comes to a close it's time to take a look again at AMD's Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition and NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 680 to see who can end the year as the reigning king of GPUs. We'll also take a look at which is the better buy if you're planning on building a new system early in 2013.

2012 - The Year in Review

2012 - The Year in Review

FEATURE  /  24 Dec 2012

So this was 2012 and what has tech done? Another year over and a new one just about to begin. We look back on the year and analyze what went right and what went wrong in six major categories: Televisions, notebooks, tablets, cameras, mobile phones and gaming.

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