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Plantronics RIG 500 PRO eSports Edition Headset Review

We sure do enjoy jumping back and forth between Plantronics lifestyle and gaming headset reviews don’t we? Well, it’s time to hop back over to the gaming side of Plantronics. Now we’re going to cover the new reimagining of the Plantronics RIG 500E headset we reviewed back in 2016. The Plantronics RIG 500 PRO eSports Edition headset, announced during E3 2018, is the new full upgrade from the RIG 500E. It is a closed-back wired...

Funko Feeds the Masses with Pop Culture Cereals

Franken Berry, Boo Berry and Count Chocula will always have a place in our sugar-induced, morning cereal hearts, but now Beetlejuice, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and other retro, horror and comic characters are joining the breakfast ranks. Creators of Funko Pop! vinyl figures, Funko is upping the cereal ante with a collection of 40 pop culture-themed cereals, FunkO’s, debuting this summer. In partnership Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC’s Super Heroes Batman and Batgirl, The Lord...

Quiet Riot ‘Feel The Noize’ in New York

They were the first heavy metal band to top the Billboard album charts, with Metal Health, in 1983. They had a string of successful music videos in the MTV-saturated 80s. They toured with some of the most elite acts in rock, such as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, and Whitesnake. Today, in 2018, Quiet Riot is still making records, they’re still out on the road, and they’re still raising hell. But nowadays, there’s a major difference....

Styx Singer is on a ‘Mission’

Royal Flush recently picked the brain of Styx lead singer and keyboardist Lawrence Gowan following the band’s gig at NY’s Jones Beach. The frontman opened up about topics such as the group’s current tour, their latest album The Mission, and the landmarks he likes to visit when Styx performs in New York. Royal Flush: The Mission has been out for just over a year now. Now that you’ve had some time to fully process it,...

No ‘Grand Illusion’ – Styx, Joan Jett, and Tesla in New York

One of the most anticipated package tours of the summer hit the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on Friday, June 29, as Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Styx, and Tesla teamed up to provide an evening of familiar radio hits mixed with lesser-known, deep cuts. While each act had its strong suits, Styx, sandwiched between openers Tesla and headliner Jett, ultimately owned the night. Leading off with “Gone Gone Gone” off the band’s latest studio...

E3 2018: Atari Flashback Classics

E3 2018 Editor’s Choice: Atari Flashback Classics

During E3 2018, we were lucky enough to take a peek at Atari® Flashback Classics which set to release later this Fall for the Nintendo Switch. This compilation of 150 Atari 2600, 5200 and arcade classics feature memorable titles like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Tempest®, Warlords®, and tons more. “Atari Flashback Classics is designed to take advantage of the Nintendo console’s special controls and functionality to bring new life to these iconic Atari games.”† We were...

E3 2018: Destiny 2 Forsaken DLC – New Gambit Mode Gameplay Overview

At E3 2018, event-goers got to try out the new PVP mode for the Destiny 2: Forsaken DLC, Gambit. The Destiny 2: Forsaken demo at E3 2018, allowed us to get a couple of rounds in to try Gambit out for ourselves, allowing us to add some observations to how Gambit plays out. Gambit is a PVE-PVP mesh, combining both game types in a competitive 4v4 race. Each side of four guardians are separated into...

E3 2018: The Division 2

E3 2018: Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Preview and Gameplay

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 takes place seven months after the occurrences of the first Division game, where New York City was hit by a deadly virus epidemic. It was then that the Division, a unit of sleeper agents stationed throughout the city, was triggered into action. The Division was the US civilization’s last line of defense, which has been fighting to retain what little civilization remains from the riots and chaos caused by the...

Poison Has ‘Nothin’ But A Good Time’ in New York

There is perhaps no band more synonymous with straight-forward, feel-good, American party rock than Poison. The glam quartet, together for more than 30 years – with a brief interruption during the not-kind-to-metal mid-90s – steamrolled into the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater on Long Island, NY, on a mission. And that mission was crystal clear: to knock the figurative socks off the thousands in attendance with ‘nothin’ but a good time.’ The Pennsylvania group’s...

E3 2018: A Look at Xbox Announcements & Exclusives

During the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing, Microsoft showed off their “long game” by announcing the formation of a brand-new studio, The Initiative, as well as the acquisition of Playground Games, Ninja Theory, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games. They then introduced FastStart, which allows for the digital versions of applicable titles to be playable even faster than before by prioritizing the download of files needed for immediate play. They also quickly teased plans from the Microsoft...

E3 2018: Square Enix

E3 2018 Editor’s Choice – SQUARE ENIX Edition

This year’s E3 was filled with tons of games to get excited for. Today we’ll take a look at a few titles featured at SQUARE ENIX’s booth that really stood out to me. One title had fans wondering when, if ever, would it ever see the light of day. Another seeks to conclude a trilogy while my third pick aims to introduce a new audience to unique gameplay while gearing up to announce a sequel....

E3 2018: Dell / Alienware Showcases New Wireless Headset, Mouse & Dell Gaming Tower

At E3 2018, Dell and Alienware showcased and debut a collection of gaming products. They revisited their gaming mouse design from last year to bring forth an even more customizable Elite Gaming Mouse solution in the form of the AW959. Giving yet another approachable gaming desktop option for users that are not ready to make the technological or monetary plunge of an Alienware purchase, the new Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop with AMD Ryzen 2 aims...