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  • Apex Legends Tier List (Season 15)

    Apex Legends Tier List (Season 15)

    A brand new season of Apex Legends is upon us! With the online Battle Royale reaching a new all-time-high player count (over 500,000 concurrent players on Steam in a single day), the game is more popular than ever, and with… read more

  • The Best CS:GO Workshop Maps To Get Better

    The Best CS:GO Workshop Maps To Get Better

    Counter-Strike (Global Offensive) is one of the most popular games the world has ever seen for a number of reasons, and one of the foundations of its success is the fact that it’s very easy to understand and get started… read more

  • Best Apex Legends Team Comps – Season 15

    Best Apex Legends Team Comps – Season 15

    Apex Legends has been around since the beginning of 2019, and arguably still holds the title of one of the best Battle Royales out there. Due to the success and longevity of Apex Legends, Respawn Entertainment and EA Games must… read more

  • Best Apex Legends Launch Commands

    Best Apex Legends Launch Commands

    Apex Legends is one of the most popular Battle Royale games on the planet, and due to its competitive nature, many gamers are trying to squeeze out every drop of performance by changing the game’s settings. In this article, we’ll… read more

  • Apex Legends Internet Connection Symbols Explained

    Apex Legends Internet Connection Symbols Explained

    If you’re reading this article, chances are you’ve noticed the red in-game icons in Apex Legends that constantly pop up on your screen. You may be seeing one specific icon more than another, but have zero idea of what the… read more

  • Gaming Software Comparison

    Gaming Software Comparison

    Many gaming peripheral manufacturers have their own configuration software that you can optionally download in order to configure their gear. Some manufacturers just leave it at that, while others offer a greater amount of functionality and even have partnerships with… read more

  • What is SteelSeries GG?

    What is SteelSeries GG?

    Almost all gaming peripherals manufacturers have their own software bundles nowadays, and it can be hard to see whether or not a certain piece of software is worth it. In this article, we’ll go over SteelSeries’ GG software and its… read more

  • What is Corsair iCUE?

    What is Corsair iCUE?

    Almost all gaming-focused peripherals that you can buy nowadays come with (optional) software that allows you to configure their behavior, lighting, and so on. In this article, we’ll take a look at Corsair’s iCUE software and tell you about its… read more

  • How we test mousepads

    How we test mousepads

    As you may or may not know, mousepads are a particularly difficult product to review. Their performance can greatly vary depending on factors such as room temperature, humidity, and the age of the pad. How a pad feels also depends… read more

  • What is Logitech G HUB?

    What is Logitech G HUB?

    Gear manufacturers usually allow you to download (optional) software that lets you configure your gear’s performance and lighting. These software suites vary wildly: they range from vast, expansive programs that let you tweak every little detail of your product’s performance… read more

  • What is Razer Synapse?

    What is Razer Synapse?

    Almost all peripheral manufacturers release software suites these days. These allow you to configure your gear (DPI, RGB lighting, …) to your liking. How expansive these possibilities are depends on the equipment you’re using, as well as the software itself,… read more

  • Is A Gaming Laptop Worth It?

    Is A Gaming Laptop Worth It?

    As the resident ‘gamer geek’ in my immediate circle I often get asked whether or not a gaming laptop is ‘worth it,’ but the answer is never a simple yes or no. Whether or not a gaming laptop is worth… read more

  • x – Skin Giveaway! x – Skin Giveaway!

    If there is one thing that we all know when it comes to CS:GO it’s that skins = wins. That’s of course a joke (see Flusha, famous for his usage of the default knife skin, and EliGE with his default… read more

  • Different keyboard switches explained

    Different keyboard switches explained

    What are keyboard switches? When people are talking about mechanical keyboards they always mention the type of switches that the keyboard has. This might sounds as if it’s something trivial: after all a key press is a key press, but… read more

  • What is FreeSync?

    What is FreeSync?

    FreeSync is a form of adaptive sync technology developed by AMD. It’s royalty free, which means (as opposed to Nvidia’s G-Sync) that it’s free to use by other manufacturers. FreeSync is designed to give gamers a smoother gameplay image, by matching the… read more

  • What is Black eQualizer

    What is Black eQualizer

    Black eQualizer is a proprietary BenQ Zowie technology which is used in their gaming monitors. It aims to brighten dark areas of the game world without overexposing the brighter areas, so that gamers can more easily spot enemies in darker… read more

  • What is LOD?

    What is LOD?

    LOD is an abbreviation for Lift Off Distance. When people refer to the Lift Off Distance of a mouse they are talking about the point at which the mouse stops tracking when picked up.  LOD in practice Having a low… read more

  • What is mouse acceleration?

    What is mouse acceleration?

    Mouse acceleration (or ‘mouse accel‘ for short) is when your cursor in the game moves further depending on how fast you move your mouse on your desk. This is generally considered to be a big no-no for gaming mice (gaming… read more

  • What is Lightboost?

    What is Lightboost?

    Lightboost is an outdated proprietary technology by Nvidia which was made to reduce eye tracking motion blur on their gaming displays, by strobing the backlight of the panel. It has since been replaced by the much superior ULMB (Ultra Low Motion Blur)… read more

  • What is DyAc?

    What is DyAc?

    DyAc (Dynamic Accuracy) is a proprietary BenQ Zowie technology which is used on their (higher end) gaming monitors, designed to reduce eye tracking motion blur (see: Blur Reduction Technology) during gameplay. It is the successor to the company’s Blur Reduction, featuring improved… read more