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by Oscar Gonzalez | April 04, 2014
Being on a site that reviews a variety of hardware, I've received some great accessories for the PS3 and Xbox 360. Like many people, I was annoyed when word came that the Xbox One would not work with the Xbox 360 accessories. Luckily, those that have their favorite controller or fight sticks can now use those accessories on the Xbox One thanks to the CronusMAX. [read more]

by Eric | January 15, 2014
Are you looking for a portable device to play your SNES, NES, Genesis, and GBA games? How about a unit that will play those games on your TV? Then you’ll want the Retro Duo Portable V2.0, and 8-Bit Eric will show you why. [read more]

by Oscar Gonzalez | December 20, 2013
AVerMedia has become a force to reckon with in the capture device market. Their newest device, the Game Capture HD 2, gives some much needed upgrades to the original Game Capture HD. Is it worth the purchase or should you stick with your current capture setup? [read more]

by Eric | December 12, 2013
For those that aren’t so hyped about the Wii U Gamepad and don’t care for the Wii controllers, there is an alternative. The Nyko Pro Commander gives you a Wii U controller that doesn’t have a gimmick tied to it. [read more]

by | November 30, 2013
Having a controller also makes gaming on mobile devices easier and more precise in some games. This is where companies like Nyko and products like the Playpad come in. [read more]

by Oscar Gonzalez | October 28, 2013
Whether you’re traveling, working, or running around, getting your phone and other devices charged has become the new headache for people. The Powerbag looks to remedy that by letting the bag become a traveling power outlet. [read more]

by Oscar Gonzalez | September 28, 2013
Avermedia is updating their Game Capture HD with the Game Capture HD II. [read more]

by Oscar Gonzalez | August 24, 2013
Genius is jumping into the FightStick world with their Arcade F-1000 FightStick. [read more]

by Nickolai Niver | August 06, 2013
Is a mouse worth $100. Read this review to find out. [read more]

by Eric | April 26, 2013
Mad Catz was quick to supply a quality headset for the Wii U with their Tritton Kunai. 8-Bit Eric reviews the headset to let you know if it's worth your money. [read more]

by | February 23, 2013
On-the-rail shooters found their way to consoles en masse this gen thanks to motion gaming. Accessory companies have been trying to capitalize on this genre by designing all sorts of plastic guns so gamers can get a more arcade feel while playing. Hyperkin saw this as an opportunity to create something that only looked cool, but was also functional as well. This led to the AK Striker from Hyperkin for use with the Move. [read more]

by Oscar Gonzalez | December 02, 2012
Mad Catz has updated their Tritton line of headset with the new Tritton Pro+. The 5.1 Surround Sound headset will replace the AX 5.1 headset, and will offer the high-quality sound expected from Tritton. [read more]

by Drew Bergmark | November 23, 2012
Using a headset totally changes one’s gaming experience. If you haven’t used a gaming headset before and you are curious, grab your favorite headphones and extension audio wire to test out what compares as a minimum experience in comparison to using Skullcandy’s SLYR Gaming Headset. Unfortunately, trying to use the headset ended up being more difficult than it should have been. [read more]

by Oscar Gonzalez | November 18, 2012
A month ago, I talked about the battle for capture devices between Hauppauge and Avermedia with my review of the Avermedia Live Gamer HD. Sure enough, after I started working on reviewing the Live Gamer HD, I received the latest product from Hauppage, the HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition. [read more]


What's your most anticipated game for November?

Pokemon Alpha Sapphire/Ruby
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Assassin's Creed Unity
Assassin's Creed Rogue
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Far Cry 4
Escape Dead Island
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd
LittleBigPlanet 3
Tales of Hearts R
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
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