SteelSeries Arctis Nova 7, Review

The new SteelSeries range under the “Arctis Nova” banner have had a good showing thus far at the Cottage.

But up until now its only been the wired models we have looked at, the Nova 7 changes that. Wireless headsets are a complex beast.

But, there is noting to be worried about here, as the SteelSeries pedigree continues with a very solid set of cans. 

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EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid, review

New to our market the GTW 270 from EPOS is a great addition to the family. A set of earbuds with all the hallmarks of the EPOS family.

Delivering easy functionality, fluid connections and some impressive noise cancelling.

This set of Earbuds made me realise something, the wired earpieces that came with my phone are a thing of the past.

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Astro A10 Gen 2 Headset Review

This day and age it seems we all have more than one set of headphones. From an everyday carry set of earbuds to an all singing, all dancing set of headphones for home use.

Many of you may even have dedicated sets for each purpose. Movies, music, working from home, fitness, and gaming.

Each purpose has different requirements and demands from a headset and the Astro range have been at the forefront of gaming headsets for a long time now.

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JBL Quantum 610 Wireless, review

I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last few weeks playing with the JBL Quantum 610 Wireless headset. As laid out in my review of the 600’s the brand is solid, so here we are with an upgrade.

I think it’s only fair to get this out of the way. This is a seriously good headset.

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Logitech G923 “TRUEFORCE” Racing Wheel, Review

The Logitech G923 steering wheel is not cheap, with its RRP around the $600+ NZD mark.

That is a lot of money, but in this particular case, its a strong argument for the adage…”you get what you pay for”.

I loved every moment with the wheel and was gutted I had to send it back to Logitech NZ.

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Aerox 9 Wireless Mouse

A long time ago a mouse for me was a wired device with a dust gathering ball at its heart.

The Aerox 9 proves we are a long way past the days of white spirit soaked cotton-buds. Before getting the chance to review a ‘real’ gaming mouse, I wouldn’t walk past the budget mice.

I mean, they all point and click, right?

I’m never too proud to say I was wrong.

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A500 Mini, review

If the Commodore64 signified my formative years in gaming, then the Amiga 500 dragged me through my angsty teens.

The leap from 8-bit to 16-bit was enormous, the leap in quality and engagement groundbreaking.

Not forgetting the transition from twiddling Azimuth Heads on a tape drive to the joy of slotting in a floppy disc or six.

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