Console Gaming

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  1. misssmith11

    The Future of Xbox is Named Scarlett

    Today, Xbox gave us a clear look at its future and the gaming industry as a whole: Project Scarlett. Set to launch Holiday 2020, the company is calling its most immersive experience ever. The Future of Xbox is Named Scarlett : Read more
  2. A

    Sony Days of Play Sale: $20 Spider-Man, $349 PS4 Pro and More

    Save up to 60% on all things PlayStation. Sony Days of Play Sale: $20 Spider-Man, $349 PS4 Pro and More : Read more
  3. R

    Team Sonic Racing Review: A Fun But Fleeting Budget Racer

    Team Sonic Racing has a strong titular team gimmick and offers a polished racing experience, but doesn't surpass its predecessors. Team Sonic Racing Review: A Fun But Fleeting Budget Racer : Read more
  4. J

    Info Rage 2 Guide: 5 Key Tips for Surviving the Wasteland

    Here are 5 essential tips for surviving the colorful apocalyptic wasteland of Rage 2. Rage 2 Guide: 5 Key Tips for Surviving the Wasteland : Read more
  5. Question Combine PS4 audio and PC audio to 1 USB out

    I am using the DT 770 pro (250 Ohm) which is being powered by the Schiit, Fulla 2 dac/amp plugged into a USB port for my PC sound. When I want to switch to PS4 sound, I have to reach behind my PC, unplug it, move it to my PS4 pro and plug it in to the front port. It's kind of a hassle. Is...
  6. henrytcasey

    Why Cuphead Is Even Better on Nintendo Switch

    Studio MDHR's beloved platformer is no longer an Xbox exclusive, leaving Switch owners as the true winners. Why Cuphead Is Even Better on Nintendo Switch : Read more
  7. G

    Act Fast: SteelSeries Arctis 3 Gaming Headset Now Just $40

    Our favorite universal gaming headset is now on sale for just $40 Act Fast: SteelSeries Arctis 3 Gaming Headset Now Just $40 : Read more
  8. G

    Killer Deal: Nintendo Switch Just $255 on eBay

    Today only, take 15 percent off everything sitewide. Killer Deal: Nintendo Switch Just $255 on eBay : Read more
  9. A

    Solved! Is HDR for console gaming worth it?

    Hello all. So I have an Xbox One X and a PS4 Pro and I’m trying to determine which tv would be best to play it on. I know this comes down to player preference but I also want to get the most out of my consoles and TVs. So currently I have the following TVs: 55” Sony: XBR55X700D 43” Samsung...
  10. G

    Best Puzzle Games on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Mobile

    From the block-breaking action of Tetris to the brain-bending exploration of Portal, here are the best puzzle games to play now. Best Puzzle Games on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Mobile : Read more
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    The 13 Best Rockstar Games of All Time, Ranked

    From Grand Theft Auto to Red Dead Redemption and everything in between, here are the best Rockstar games of all time. The 13 Best Rockstar Games of All Time, Ranked : Read more
  12. henrytcasey

    WWE 2K19 Is the Franchise's First Good Game In Years

    After years of bad-to-mediocre WWE games from 2K, its latest edition shakes things up enough, and is WWE 2K19 Is the Franchise's First Good Game In Years : Read more
  13. V

    Looking for 1080p TV for Console Gaming

    Console gaming and TVs are not my forte. I recently bought this 32" 720p Smart TV for my new Nintendo Switch, but I don't like seeing the jagged edges of the lower pixel count...
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    The Best Gaming Deals on Prime Day 2018 (So Far)

    From the Switch to the Xbox, these are the gaming deals you need to look out for on Prime Day. The Best Gaming Deals on Prime Day 2018 (So Far) : Read more
  15. AndrewFreedman

    Xbox 2020 Rumors: What to Expect From Microsoft’s Next Console

    Microsoft has confirmed the development of the next Xbox. Now, we're collecting all of the rumors to see what we can learn about it. Xbox 2020 Rumors: What to Expect From Microsoft’s Next Console : Read more
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    The Best Deals in Microsoft's E3 Sale

    The best and worst deals in Microsoft's upcoming E3 sale. The Best Deals in Microsoft's E3 Sale : Read more
  17. G

    The Best Fortnite Skins So Far

    From zany teddy bears to Arthurian knights, here are the best skins in Fortnite right now. The Best Fortnite Skins So Far : Read more
  18. M

    God of War - How to Defeat Sigrun

    The fight with the Sigrun will take place in Council of Valkyries once you have defeated the previous Valkyries and have put their helms in empty chairs. Sigrun has pretty much every move the other eight Valkyries had. You have to apply everything that you've learned up to this point. To...
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    How to Use Discord on Xbox One

    Want to show PC gamers what you're playing on Xbox One? Xbox One's new Discord integration makes it possible. How to Use Discord on Xbox One : Read more
  20. Graybush

    Win a Nintendo Switch from Tom's Guide

    Here's your chance to win a Nintendo Switch from Tom's Guide! Don't miss out. Win a Nintendo Switch from Tom's Guide : Read more
  21. D

    Of May 2018, should i buy a PS4(Slim) or a Gaming Laptop(MSI GL62M 7REX)?

    Im looking to buy one of these in 2 weeks, this laptop is for 800$ used(cant go higher than this, cuz budget) and the ps4 for 314$. The problem with deciding with buying the ps4 is the potential release of PS5 in 2-3 years. I want a gaming station that can last abt 4 years. And the games i want...
  22. P

    Gaming Headset ps4 only- Hyperx Stinger or Sony Gold Wireless 7.1

    Hi guys, I wanted to ask for advice in buying one of this two headsets. Price is not a big issue between those althought Sony cost exactly 2x more than Stinger. The main question i want to ask if virtual 7.1 surround in Sony gives a real difference when it comes to pinpointing footsteps and...
  23. D

    Headset for console gaming and pc

    I am looking for a new headset that i can plug into my astro mixamp so i can hear pc and xbox sound at the same time. I also want to plug it in to my ps4 . I was looking at hyperx cloud 2s or andy hyper x headset. my budget is under $100 but can change the price to $120.
  24. G

    The Best 4K Gaming TVs

    Whether you play on a PS4 Pro, Xbox One X or PC, these are the 4K TVs you should buy to enjoy the ultimate in detail, colors and overall performance. The Best 4K Gaming TVs : Read more
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    Vote Now! Tom's Guide Community Best Tech Value Awards

    We've launched the Tom's Guide Community Best Tech Value Awards — a program that lets you vote on the products that provide the best bang for your buck. Vote Now! Tom's Guide Community Best Tech Value Awards : Read more
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    Gaming Tech Support Showdown: Sony vs. Microsoft vs. Nintendo

    We went undercover and tested the tech support packages offered for Xbox, Nintendo and PlayStation. Here are our rankings. Gaming Tech Support Showdown: Sony vs. Microsoft vs. Nintendo : Read more
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    Amazon's Top 5 Deals of Today: Aukey Charger, Sonos Soundbar, More

    From gaming set-top boxes to surround sound audio, these are your best Amazon deals for the last day of August. Amazon's Top 5 Deals of Today: Aukey Charger, Sonos Soundbar, More : Read more
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    The Nintendo Switch Summer Fun Giveaway

    We're hosting a week-long sweepstakes giveaway for a Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Bundle! The Nintendo Switch Summer Fun Giveaway : Read more
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    Get This 4-Game Xbox One S Bundle for $249

    The games alone would cost you $236. Get This 4-Game Xbox One S Bundle for $249 : Read more
  30. Marshall Honorof

    Should You Buy a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller?

    The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is tempting, but is it really worth $70? Should You Buy a Nintendo Switch Pro Controller? : Read more
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    All 21 SNES Classic Games, Ranked Best to Worst

    From Mario and Metroid to Yoshi and Kirby, here are all 21 games on the SNES Classic Edition, ranked from best to worst. All 21 SNES Classic Games, Ranked Best to Worst : Read more
  32. AndrewFreedman

    Xbox One X vs. PlayStation 4 Pro: Which Powerhouse Should You Get?

    The Xbox One X has more power than the PS4 Pro, but Sony fights back with an incredible game lineup and a lower price. Xbox One X vs. PlayStation 4 Pro: Which Powerhouse Should You Get? : Read more
  33. A

    External Graphics card for utlrabook

    Hi, I know you are thinking of all the possible ways to do this when you read the title but this time is different. I have a helix Intel Core i7-3667U. I've read up on trying to run a graphics card via 3.0 but from what I read you don't get the connection speed you need. I was going to try a usb...
  34. G

    Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers Hit All-Time Price Low

    The Switch's innovative controller has hit an all-time price low. Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers Hit All-Time Price Low : Read more
  35. V

    Looking to buy 4K TV for console gaming in EU

    Hi! Im looking to buy 4k uhd, hdr, smart and 55 inch. I have been looking some tv's but I cant decide which one to buy. I can't buy like Vizio tv's as they're not selling here. So only Samsung, LG, Sony... I prefer Samsung. But I'd like to know what do you guys recommend. I'm eyeing that Samsung...
  36. D

    Looking for a Headset: PC + PS4 + PS4 Party Chat

    Hi, I'm looking for a headset which I can use with my PS4 and PC at the same time. The end result I'm hoping to achieve is to do all of the following from the headset AT THE SAME TIME: 1. Hear sounds from my PC 2. Hear sounds from my PS4 (Dolby surround sound if poss.) 3. Be able to talk through...
  37. S

    Steps to install a passive sub woofer to a pc

    i have a samsung ps-wz510 sub woofer speaker system in my house. i want to know whether its possible to connect this to my pc.my father says i need to have a amplifier to get this connected.what kind of amplifier does it need and how much will it cost.please explain from the basics when replying...
  38. S

    What are the things to consider when buying a computer audio system?

    im planning to buy a audio system with sub woofers for my computer to play games,watch movies and for playing music loud.But i dont know a thing about audio systems because this is the first time im searching for one.there are so many audio systems out there for around the same price.How do i...
  39. R

    Looking for a gaming headset

    I have found 2 headsets, the razer man o war and the hyperx cloud 2, I m torn out on which headset I should pick, I got the money and I don t really care about the value, I game on PC and PS4, so which headset is the better of the two?
  40. B

    Can I connect my Xbox 360 to a monitor that's connected to my laptop and use OBS to screen capture the game?

    Can I connect my Xbox 360 to a monitor that's connected to my laptop and use OBS to screen capture the game I'm playing? And if so will I also be able to record my voice and a Skype call?
  41. K

    Best or Highly Recommended 50" 1080p TV for console gaming?

    So after talking to a few people in a bunch of stores about 4K, and since I'm not even gonna bother getting the PS4.5 or Xbox One Scorpio, I've decided I don't need a 4KTV anymore. I'm gonna buy a 45-50" 1080P TV. Now I'm asking here because I'm concerned about how input lag can be involved and...
  42. D

    sennhieser hd 598 vs beyerdynamic DT series 770-990 32 ohm versions

    I'm deciding between these 4 headphones for a mod-mic+astro mixamp setup for streaming/gaming for xbox one/pc and movies. My price range is up too 300$ I like a nice balanced clear sound with a good sound-stage and punchy but not overwhelming bass will take other suggestions as well. I will...
  43. J

    Speakers in a 2 moniter setup

    Hi everyone, I want to use a 2 moniter set up. One to play PS4 and the other for my PC. The moniter doesn't have an in built speaker so will i need to buy 2 sets of speakers or is there a way just to use one? Thanks!
  44. Marshall Honorof

    Best PS4 Games 2016

    Whether you're a first-person-shooter fan or prefer indie fare, these are the top games for Sony's PS4. Best PS4 Games 2016 : Read more
  45. tomsguideUS

    The Best PC Game Controllers

    Here are our favorite PC-compatible gamepads. We tested these controllers for comfort, build quality and ease of use across various genres. The Best PC Game Controllers : Read more
  46. SlapThatpAssport

    HD 598 is a good gaming headphone?

    Is the Sennheiser HD 598 a good headphone for gaming? I will use on PC and I also use console. I don't want headset its because people say it ruins the audio. If you can't answer these questions, just try to answer the above: 1. Is this 7.1? 2. I have a laptop, so the sound card isn't...
  47. Loganrmcclellan

    Need help connecting original Xbox to HD monitor via VGA

    I am trying to connect my original Xbox to my ASUS VX 238H. Here's the monitor's Newegg page if you need to see it. http://tinyurl.com/bvmv8a6 The monitor has a VGA port on the back, so I was planning on using an RCA to VGA adaptor for video, and a separate RCA to 3.5 mm adaptor for audio...
  48. A

    Question about setting up headphone/mic for console gaming

    I bought a Sennheiser HD 598 and they are hooked up through an Astro Mixamp to my computer. I am planning on buying a mic and I can get it to work fine on my computer. But when gaming with my console friends I have to put the headphones and a mic into the same 3.5mm jack. Is there an y adapter...
  49. emtasty123

    What do do you think are the main audiences for mobile gaming? PC Gaming? Console Gaming?

    I personally think it is mainly a casual platform. (kids, parents, the elderly) I believe PC gaming is mainly a mid-core platform for teens and adults. (well, teens with alot of cash) I believe console is in the middle. Give your opinion. NO STATISTICS!
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    Looking for advice over headset purchase.

    Previous thread available here: link This question actually became broader than just about gaming. Again, sorry everyone ^^" Budget is 400€. main usage is going to be PC gaming, but I'd like to use them for other stuff (music, TV, console gaming), even if ever so often. By massive amounts of...
  51. O

    Recommendation for 32" TV for console gaming

    Hi. As the title says, can someone recommend a good 32" TV. It'll be used for movies and console gaming (mostly console gaming). Willing to pay up to £600, and it'll need to be wall-mounted. Also, my rooms pretty small so not sure if sound quality needs to the best. Thanks
  52. U

    Nvidia Shield TV vs iPod Touch 6th Generation

    I am going to buy one but I don't know which one I should go for considering they both have attractive prices ranging from $200 to $300 (for my budget). iPod Touch pros: It is portable (I can use it in my bed while relaxing/listen to music on the go). More uses (camera, gyroscope, etc). Its...
  53. tomsguideUS

    Best PC Game Controllers 2015 (Archive)

    Here are our favorite PC-compatible gamepads. We tested these controllers for comfort, build quality and ease of use across various genres. Best PC Game Controllers 2015 : Read more
  54. B

    Need help deciding on TV and also Audio isssue

    Hey, needing help with deciding on a tv. The tv would mainly be used for movies, tv shows/sports and gaming. I don't really play a whole lot of FPS games on console except a few and its more casual than anything else. I do play fighting games however but I am not sure if input lag is a huge deal...
  55. C

    Can someone identify the model/year of this Astro Mixamp?

    So long story short, I quit console gaming about a year ago and that left me with a Mixamp for my Astro A40 BXR edition that I do not want to use for my PC. I apologize of this is in the wrong section. Heres a picture of the mixamp:
  56. rutherfordsc

    Steam Controller Hands-On: The Final Version is Here

    After two years of development, Valve is finally ready to unveil the final version of its Steam Controller. Steam Controller Hands-On: The Final Version is Here : Read more
  57. C

    Gaming Headset for PS4

    Hello, I have a question regarding a headset strictly for PS4. I know that there is a special PS4 wireless headset 2.0, but I want to know whether I can plug in any other headsets (not wireless) which will work as well. For example, Creative Sound Blaster 3d Alpha may be plugged in the console...
  58. S

    Looking for a Wireless Headset for PC and Console gaming

    I've been looking for a good wireless headset that I can use for PS3 and on my laptop. I would like it to have a decent mic, good noise isolation, and preferably under $150. Also, the mic should be detachable, stashable, or "invisible" so I can still use these as normal headphones. I've found a...
  59. GetOwnedGaming

    I have two Bose speakers that are RCA, my TV is optical output for sound. HELP!

    Hey all, I recently purchased this tv: http://www.costco.com/LG-47%22-Class-1080p-120Hz-Smart-LED-HDTV-47LB6100.product.100106877.html?catalogId=10701&keyword=47lb6100&langId=-1&storeId=10301&refine= My Bose speakers are RCA, I want to use the Bose speakers as the primary source of sound for my...
  60. S

    Computer switched off while downloading a torrent using utorrent

    My computer switched off due to a power cut unexpectedly while i was downloading a file in utorrent.all i want to know is whether this will affect the file that i am downloading.