It’s finally here, 14 months after my order. The almost vaporware Retron 5 has arrived meaning I can finally hark back to my youth, kick back and play some retro games. Of which I have built up a small collection in the many months since ordering. The Retron 5 is a console that despite its name ..
Insomnia 62 – ThoughtsEaster has just passed and with it so has Insomnia 62, another entry in the long running and largest gaming festival in the UK. This year’s spring event had a slightly different feel over past events. With a noticeable lack of PC and gaming hardware brands in the halls. This means, there was no Scan, ..
CM Storm Mizar Gaming Mouse ReviewIt’s been a busy few weeks with the various events that have taken place, Cooler Master have sent me a care package which included the Nova Touch TKL that I reviewed last week. Today I’m going to be looking at one of their gaming mice, the Cooler Master Mizar. Named as such I believe from ..
Sapphire R9-280 Dual-X ReviewSapphire have once again graced me with an opportunity to review one of their graphics cards, a step up from my previous review. Today I will be taking a look at a Sapphire R9-280 Dual-X a card that is now because of the recently released Radeon R9-285, two steps above the Sapphire Radeon R7-260X I ..
Dave Plays at Play Expo 2016It’s back baby! Well the wonderful Play Expo has been and gone and in those early words I think I have set the tone for the rest of this write up about one of the UK’s largest gaming events held in Manchester. This was I believe my fourth time attending Play Expo, having attended all ..
Ducky Secret Gaming Mouse ReviewI’ve written a lot about Ducky keyboards over the life of this site. Today is slightly different, I am reviewing the Ducky Secret Gaming Mouse. The first gaming mouse Ducky have released since their inception. Much like other products from Ducky, it has their unique stamp in both design and materials used. Unlike other gaming ..
Dave Plays at Insomnia 52This weekend DavePlays.co.uk made the long trip down to Coventry for the Multiplay Iseries Lan Festival, I52. It was an interesting experience with it being the first Insomnia I went to, but thanks to Ducky myself and Steve from ITK-Tech.com managed to snag some day tickets for the Saturday. Held for the second time at ..
Insomnia 64 – Thoughts and more thoughtsThis is a tough one to write. I have enjoyed Insomnia these past few years, thankfully having been able to get tickets and making the long journey south to the NEC. Insomnia 64 was no different, even though it did feel a bit less active than past years events. However, this is more down to ..