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2021

9 cool AF gaming gadgets I can’t live without

I learned a lot about gaming better in 2021.

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Audeze Mobius 3D headphones are so good you’ll cry

Better, more immersive audio can seriously let you feel the music or game audio.

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CLX Horus is the perfect gateway to PC gaming

Building your rig feels like a game.

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SCUF's Instinct Xbox controller almost beats the DualSense

The Instinct is SCUF’s greatest controller yet, elevating the base Xbox Series X hardware to heights that rival even the PS5 DualSense.

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Take your home theater to the next level with 1 luxe upgrade

BenQ's HT3550i can’t quite replace your TV, but it can make for amazing outdoor movie nights.

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Infinity Game Table has the same disruptive potential as the Kindle

Digitize an entire library of board games on a touch-screen table from Arcade1Up.

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SteelSeries' new gaming headset offers pro quality at a reasonable price

Our Arctis Prime review.

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5 best PS5 DualSense charging stations

Stay charged.

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These Adidas fitness headphones can do everything

The fitness-forward RPT-01 Bluetooth headphones maintain high-quality sound.

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This genius gadget solves the Nintendo Switch's most annoying audio problem

A little luxury you never knew you needed.

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Ring Fit Adventure is the greatest fitness video game ever

Pokémon, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Super Mario mechanics with a wry sense of humor.

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WhirlwindFX compact Atom gaming keyboard beats the competition in 1 crucial area

The Atom is an ideal alternative to WhirlwindFX's less-mobile Element with impressive software.

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Shadow Boost cloud gaming makes Google Stadia look like a total joke

Now this is cloud gaming.

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FitXR dance classes on Oculus prove virtual reality fitness really works

Show off your moves.

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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con joystick replacement kits are the best value in gaming

Get ready for console surgery.

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SCUF H1 wired gaming headset is a stylish way to level-up audio

One of the most stylish, customizable headsets ever.

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Genshin Impact Jean build makes her a hybrid healer and damage-dealer

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Sony just got sucker-punched, but here’s how PlayStation could bounce back

Never underestimate the power of PlayStation.

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Attrition vs. Slayer: 5 key differences in Halo Infinite’s rad new mode

Time to slow down and get strategic.

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Here’s exactly when you can play Rainbow Six Extraction

You won’t have to wait too long to stop the deadly parasite.

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You need to play the best free game of 2022 before it's too late

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Nine more great games coming to Xbox Game Pass in January 2022

The best deal in games ends the month with some tense shooters and a chill photography sim.

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Activision-Microsoft deal puts Sony under "huge pressure," experts say

For tens of billions of reasons.

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Rainbow Six Extraction is a repetitive and soulless experience

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Dying Light 2 release date, trailer, and plot for the undead parkour thrill-ride

It'll be unlike any other zombie apocalypse game out there.

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Will Call of Duty be an Xbox exclusive?

The $68.7 billion-dollar question.