MICROSOFT’S NETFLIX FOR GAMING MIGHT BE THE END OF AN ERA FOR CD GAMING

Microsoft just announced that it is developing a streaming device for gaming and calls it the “Netflix of gaming”. This “Project xCloud” shows that gaming is ever changing and it is not remaining the same as we know it. Traditionally, games are played on consoles with the use of CDs and whatnot. However, the gaming industry started following the trend of creating games that are not played with CDs. Most of these games are downloaded … Read more

Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Review

  I have always been a fan of old-school side-scrolling shooters of which my favorite is Metal Slug. There is just something about a game that has that Contra feel to it and this is exactly what Mercenary Kings: Reloaded, by Tribute Games, gets exactly right here. The game features you playing as one of four mercenaries sent out on missions in a central hub ala that of Monster Hunter where players can receive new missions, … Read more

HyperX CLOUD Stinger Gaming Headphones Review

Now that everything can play audio: consoles, phones, computers and more, it’s hard to find a pair of quality headphones that will work for all of them and sound good too without breaking the bank.  Those days of frantically searching for those headphones or maybe buying multiple pairs might have ended with the HyperX release of the CLOUD Stinger Headphones. Before I get into the headphones themselves, let’s start off with the features and specs. Features and … Read more

When Will Sony Announce a PS5?

Rumors are swirling about a possible PS4 Slim edition, PS4K, or PS4 Neo, new editions of the current model with amped-up specs for better UHD gaming potential. Sony has confirmed that something is in the works, but they won’t say exactly what it is or what it’s going to be called. We don’t even have a release date. When will Sony announce the PS5 or PS4 Neo? Your guess is as good as ours— but … Read more

Review of the FRiEQ KS-01 Selfie Stick

Remember that movie, National Lampoon’s Vacation where Chevy Chase (the dad) asked a guy to take a family picture for them, then ran off with the camera?  If you haven’t seen that movie, you should it’s funny, though I am sure you can’t find it on RedBox and can only get it on DVD from Netflix, but let’s get back to this review.  The point of the flash back down memory lane was the fact … Read more

Review of the HyperX Cloud II Headset

HyperX comes back strong with the release with the HyperX Cloud II hot on the heels of the success of the HyperX Cloud. They have been pumping out quality products for some time now but let’s see exactly is good about these. Let’s start off with the specs. Specifications • Driver Unit: 53mm Neodymium Magnets • Headphone Frequency Response: 15Hz-25KHz • Headphone Input Impedance: 60 ohm • Connector: 3.5mm & USB • Airplane Adapter • … Read more

Review of the Brilens LS1280 First Laser DLP Projector at 720P

Review of the Brilens LS1280 Laser DLP projector which can project to about a 200 inch screen and take a wide range of inputs with decent speaker built in.

Dragoncast Episode 20: The Progression of Video Games

On this episode of The Dragoncast Geoff and Brian welcome Brian’s own father-in-law, Brian Camden, on the show to talk about how far we have come in the way of video games and gaming. The guys talk about how they feel that gamers nowadays are spoiled by all the incredible graphics in games as well as just how much we as gamers have come in the way in which gaming has progressed. We discuss the … Read more

PlayStation™Now Game Streaming Service Coming To Samsung Smart TVs In 2015

SEOUL, Korea and TOKYO, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that the PlayStation™Now game streaming service will be available on select Samsung Smart TVs in the first half of 2015. With this partnership, Samsung Smart TV consumers in the United States and Canada will have easy access to hundreds of PlayStation®3 (PS3™) games streamed from the cloud – no consoles, downloads, or trips to … Read more

PlayStation 4: A Year in Review

  As much as last year’s E3 was pretty disappointing for Microsoft, Sony’s E3 however went in the complete opposite direction and it’s only been going up every since. Sony put a stamp on the eighth generation of console gaming by doing everything right for gamers by not requiring them to be connected online in order to enjoy games as well as telling gamers that they can do what they wish with the games that … Read more

The Evolution of Console Controllers (AKA Gamepads)

Console Controllers are designed with only one basic aim in mind, delivery a fluid and comfortable gaming experience. Therefore nearly all of the controllers ever created did not contain any sort of PC keyboard clone in them, since games usually don’t require much typing. These game controllers are simple and elegant. They are easier to understand, learn and  use, than a traditional Keyboard and mouse combination. This article will give you a brief history of … Read more

Extemely Disastrous Gaming Consoles

We are now in a time period where there are basically 3 main contenders, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. But obviously this wasn’t always the case, back before Sony and Microsoft had gotten their hands dirty, Sega, Atari and Nintendo were the most famous names among Video game console manufacturers. Today, however, we’re going to take a look at the things which no company wants to remember or acknowledge, the failures. Before we proceed, be sure … Read more

Warframe Makes Its Way To PS4

Warframe has been popular on the Steam Market now for a few months and with popularity comes decisions. One decision taken by Digital Extremes, the maker of Warframe was to port it over to PlayStation 4 as a free to play game for PS4 users. Digital Extremes is a company which is used to making classic games for instance The Darkness 2 and Unreal Tournament. Now however Sony have almost begged the company to port … Read more

Dragoncast episode 14: New and Improved Featuring Special Guest Alex Byrom from Falchion Games

It’s been a few months since Dragoncast has had an episode but now we are back and dedicated now more than ever to provide you with episodes each and every week. First off we here at Dragoncast would like to wish former co-hosts Luke Bayliss and Bryce Posey the best on their future endeavors after their departure from the show.  However, we want to welcome our new co-host Dragon Blogger’s very own Victor Salazar AKA … Read more

The Dragoncast Episode 13: Podcast Talks about PS4, Man of Steel and More!

Welcome one and all to yet another episode of The Dragoncast. This is a special Episode #13 and is over an hour long this week as there is a lot to cover. This week the Dragoncast podcast gang discuss the new Superman movie, Man of Steel, as they give their opinions on whether or not the Superman reboot is one that we have finally all been waiting for. Bryce also discusses about the post apocalyptic … Read more