Category Archives: Hardware

[Hardware] Hyperkin Powerplus Review

With the most advanced and unique graphical capabilities of any handheld to date, Nintendo’s 3DS is held back only by its lackluster battery life. As with any gadget that suffers from the same ailment, it was only a matter of time until an accessory in the form of an external battery would be released. Hyperkin’s Powerplus for the 3DS may be the answer to gamers’ prayers.

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[Hardware] OnLive Service and Game System

OnLive Shot 2

One of the largest problems with PC gaming is that consumers just don’t “get it.” Either save a couple hundred bucks and build your own powerhouse PC, even capable of running Total War: Shogun 2 at its optimal setting, or throw away money at prebuilt computers that have needlessly fancy cases, decent power, and a wallet-hole-burning price tag. OnLive is a cloud gaming service that seeks to end that; with all the game data being streamed, there’s no question about hardware limitations and even the most basic modern computer can run games like Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood at its optimal settings.

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