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Sony Starts Selling Lighter PS5 Models in Australia

Both the Disc and Digital Editions of the console are around 300 grams lighter.

By Matthew Humphries

How to Choose the Right Game Controller for Your PC

Different controllers offer different levels of appeal, depending on your budget and taste. We'll help you pick the right controller from the many available for Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series S/X, Xbox One, and PC.

By Will Greenwald

Phil Spencer Says Steam Deck Already Runs Xbox Games Well

The Steam Deck clearly has the potential to be a portable Xbox if Microsoft decides to support it.

By Matthew Humphries

Alert: Walmart.com to Restock PS5, Xbox Series X Tonight

You can place an order for the consoles on Walmart.com or its apps at 6 p.m .PT / 9 p.m. ET, while supplies last.

By Michael Kan

Razer Barracuda X Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

The Razer Barracuda X is an incredibly flexible wireless gaming headset with a USB-C adapter that easily connects to PCs, Android phones, and the Nintendo Switch and Sony PlayStation consoles.

By Will Greenwald

Amiga 500 Returns Next Year as Mini Game Console for $139

The home computer from Commodore launched in 1987, and became popular as an early PC gaming machine. Now Retro Games is reviving the system.

By Michael Kan

Valve: Don't Expect Performance Improvements When Docking the Steam Deck

Valve says the Steam Deck's performance will be about the same regardless of how it's used.

By Nathaniel Mott

Nacon Pro Compact Controller for Xbox Review

3.5

The Nacon Pro Compact Controller offers customizable, wired controls for your PC or Xbox, and a smaller-than-average frame that may prove ideal.

By Will Greenwald

Sony Says $499 PS5 No Longer Sells at a Loss

Sony has also managed to secure enough chips to hit its 22 million console sales target this fiscal year.

By Matthew Humphries

It's Time for Microsoft to Update the Xbox Adaptive Controller: 9 Things We Want

Microsoft needs to lean into the inclusive, innovative spirit that made the original XAC a must-have accessory and wow us again with a second-gen XAC.

By Christopher Reardon

Sorry, No McDonald's-Themed PlayStation 5 DualSense Controller for You

Sony and Ronald McDonald aren't exactly seeing eye to eye.

By Nathaniel Mott

PS5 Designer Mark Cerny Tells Us Which Storage Expansion SSD He Bought

Western Digital will be very happy to have Mark Cerny as a customer.

By Matthew Humphries

Sony Details SSD Requirements for PS5 Storage Expansion

As expected, it needs to be a seriously fast M.2 NVMe SSD to work.

By Matthew Humphries

The Simpsons Arcade Machine Launches Aug. 16 to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

The cabinet supports up to four players and includes two games.

By Matthew Humphries

Why Did Nintendo Just Patch the 3DS Browser?

The patch notes suggest a new system update is just for stability, but Nintendo may have fixed an exploit.

By Matthew Humphries

Report: Sony Is Making a Lighter PS5 Digital Edition Console

Sony's engineers managed to reduce the weight by 300 grams (0.7 pounds).

By Matthew Humphries

Valve Dev Says the Steam Deck 'Met and Exceeded' All Performance Expectations

Valve says its new handheld gaming device should be able to deliver at least 30 frames per second at its native resolution.

By Nathaniel Mott

Secretlab Titan EVO (2022 Series) Review

4.5
Editors' Choice

With the Titan EVO, Secretlab builds upon an already excellent gaming chair formula to deliver one of the best seats on the market.

By Will Greenwald

Worried Steam Deck Isn't Comfortable to Hold? 3D Print One and Find Out

It's more comfortable than it looks, but there's a few quirks that may prove problematic.

By Matthew Humphries

The Best Gaming Chairs for 2021

These top picks let you play in comfort and style, and with much-needed lumbar support.

By Will Greenwald