Category: Gear / Products / Gaming

October 27, 2020

Backbone One Is an iPhone Controller Worth Gaming On

This iPhone controller and its app are so immersive and well designed, I forgot I was playing on my phone.


by Louryn Strampe in Gear
October 20, 2020

Panic’s Playdate Is a Retro-Modern Handheld-Gaming Delight

Don’t be fooled by the old-school design, with springy buttons and a black-and-white screen. It’s the Game Boy for the wireless, open-source era.


by Michael Calore in Fetish
October 20, 2020

3 Great Gaming Chairs for Any Budget (2020)

With high backrests and generous adjustability, these thrones ease the physical strain of epic Doom Eternal sessions while also improving your WFH setup.


by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
October 8, 2020

How the PlayStation 5 Improves on the PS4—and How It Doesn’t

Thinking of buying a Sony console for the first time or upgrading? Here’s exactly what you can expect.


by Simon Hill in Culture / Videogames
October 5, 2020

7 Best Desktop PCs for Gaming (2020): Compact, Custom, Cheap

These PCs are fully armed and operational. They’re also WIRED Recommended.


by Jess Grey in Buying Guide
September 28, 2020

In ‘Hades,’ the Underworld Is Your Playground

It’s easy to spend hours dashing and slashing your way through this roguelite dungeon crawler.


by Louryn Strampe in Culture
September 25, 2020

All the PS5 Games Sony Has Revealed So Far (With Trailers)

From a new Spider-Man game to ‘Horizon: Forbidden West’, here are the titles you can expect for the next-gen console.


by Jess Grey Louryn Strampe in Gear
September 22, 2020

How to Preorder the Xbox Series X and Series S: Pricing, Release Date, and More

Preorders for Microsoft’s next-gen consoles go live today. We’ve compiled the best places you can snag one—and if you should.


by Jess Grey in Gaming
September 17, 2020

The Nintendo 3DS’ Surprisingly Social Legacy

Nintendo just discontinued the iconic portable game console, but the real 3DS was the friends we made along the way.


by Cecilia DAnastasio in Culture
September 16, 2020

How to Play Xbox and PC Games on Your Android Phone

Microsoft’s Game Pass Ultimate cloud-enabled gaming service launched (formerly called Project xCloud). Here’s how to check it out.


by Jess Grey in Gear