Category: Gear / Products / Gaming

April 10, 2021

The Best Controllers for ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’

We may all still be trapped at home for a while, but we can at least take flight. Virtually, that is.


by Richard Baguley in Buying Guide
April 1, 2021

This Retro Gaming Console Is a Time Machine to the '80s

The Evercade is a cartridge-based handheld, and it successfully delivers a dose of nostalgia and joy.


by Simon Hill in Gear
March 28, 2021

Our 8 Favorite Gaming Headsets for Every System

No matter which console or device you play on, these corded headsets will lend depth and drama to your gameplay.


by Jess Grey in Buying Guide
March 28, 2021

12 of the Greatest Mini-Games We’ve Ever Played

In these games-within-a-game, you can take a break to go fishing, play a few hands of combat dice, or administer a Voight-Kampff test.


by Simon Hill in Gear
March 22, 2021

17 Phone Games to Help You Survive Social Distancing

Close that newsfeed for a while. These Android and iPhone video games are a great distraction.


by Louryn Strampe in Gear
March 19, 2021

The 7 Best Gaming Controllers for Every Kind of Player

A great gamepad instantly levels up your play. These are our top picks for Switch, Xbox, PS4, PS5, and PC.


by Jess Grey in Buying Guide
March 15, 2021

What You Need to Know About Roblox—and Why Kids Are Obsessed

The video game was just valued at a staggering $45 billion. It’s also been a lifeline for my children since the start of lockdown.


by Simon Hill in Culture / Video Games
March 8, 2021

Ubisoft's Valhalla Is Too Long, Too Big, and Too Repetitive

In the latest Assassin’s Creed installment, I’m playing a Viking during the Dark Ages. Why am I bored?


by Simon Hill in Culture
March 4, 2021

All Our Favorite Accessories for the Nintendo Switch

Did you pick up a Switch or Switch Lite recently? Here are some screen protectors, chargers, and other accoutrements for your new best friend.


by Jess Grey Jeffrey Van Camp in Gear
February 28, 2021

The Best Nintendo Switch Games for Every Kind of Player

From Hyrule to Hallownest, these are our absolute favorite video game escapes for the Switch and Switch Lite.


by Wired Staff in Buying Guide