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What Your Gamer Dad Really Wants For Father's Day

If you spent your childhood on Dad’s lap while you played Pac-Man together, or bonded over if playing a bard in D&D will lead to a path of unbder-powered disappointment, chances are he’ll be happier with something a little different to the usual aftershave and tie combo this Father’s Day — but that doesn’t have to mean tacky Space Invader socks and WoW mugs. Looking for some fancier ideas for your gamer Dad? Here’s four he’s sure to love.

Finally: A Keyboard For PC Gaming From Your Lounge (Or Bed)

This. This right here is what I have been waiting for. The first product in Rocaat’s new Sova Gaming Board family is here, and it is especially made for gaming from your lounge, bed, or basically anywhere without access to a regular desk setup.

It has cushioned padding beneath, an ergonomic palm rest, and “ideal” weight distribution and size — ultimately the Sova is designed to be so comfy in your non-conventional gaming space you’ll forget you’re using it.

HTC Vive Review: A Beautiful Machine Waiting For Games

The HTC Vive is the most advanced VR system ever sold. Its headset is ridiculously powerful, so you can look around in all directions without a hitch. Its wireless controllers make it easy to interact with objects in the virtual world. Even cooler than all that, the Vive lets you walk around in the game — which sets it apart from every other VR headset ever made.

Gaming Software Showdown: Logitech Gaming Vs. Razer Synapse

Logitech and Razer both have some pretty awesome gaming peripherals. Whether you’re playing games or getting real work done, they’re both great options. The software they use have some small, but important differences. Here’s how they stack up against each other.

Stan And PlayStation Join Forces

Mashing extra entertainment into Australia’s fastest selling gaming console, Stan will soon be available on the PlayStation 3 and 4. There is even a nice little bonus for new Stan users.

Sony New Zealand Discontinues Sale Of PlayStation 3

You had a good run, PlayStation 3, but the writing was on the wall when the PS4 came out. You’ve been superseded, demoted, set aside. Retired. And now your papers have been signed by Sony itself. Well, in New Zealand anyway, but I’m sure Australia — and the rest of the world — will follow.

The New 1TB PlayStation 4 Is Still Using Old Hardware

Sony recently revised the PS4 hardware, sneaking out a new model that was less power hungry, quieter and cooler — but it seems the new hardware hasn’t been used on PS4s that are now being sold with a 1TB hard drive.

AMD Gets Another Win As Intel Backs Its FreeSync Technology

After a noticeable dry spell, AMD is finally winning some important battles against NVIDIA. First punching above its weight in DirectX 12 and now Intel plans to side with it in the war on screen tearing, with the chip manufacturer giving AMD’s FreeSync tech the thumbs up.

The Best Gear for the Ultimate PC Gaming Experience

Gaming is more popular than ever these days, and if you want the most versatile gaming experience you’re better off playing on a PC. Not only do you get the option of incredible graphics, there are a whole bunch of different ways to actually play everything. If you’re looking for some gear to get you started on PC, or to improve your existing gaming experience, then look no further.

Our Favourite Games For Big Screen Phones

Gaming is a bit of a subjective thing. Some like 3D action games or first person shooters. Others just want to race. But no matter your game of choice, some are just better suited to larger screens. Here are some of our top picks.

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