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Logitech acquires rival Astro Gaming

Accessories giant Logitech has taken a huge stride into the console market with the acquisition of Astro Gaming. The $85m deal sees Astro become part of the Logitech G division, which until now has been primarily focused on the PC gaming sector. Astro’s expertise in the area of console accessories …

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Hori’s odd Splatoon 2 headset to include squid adaptor to bypass Switch’s phone-based voice chat

Many eyebrows were raised when Nintendo announced that Switch owners would have to use their smartphones for voice chat when playing games online as part of its paid subscription service (which has now been delayed until early 2018, Nintendo announced this morning), but peripherals manufacturer Hori is likely to raise …

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Opinion: Alex Verrey says for peripherals quality is king

Little Big PR’s CEO Alex Verrey discusses why the peripheral industry should "embrace quality". The gaming industry has been good to me. In fact, it’s all I’ve known. I left school to present a series of video game shows and somehow segued into gaming PR. I’m still here now and …

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Turtle Beach: ‘Audio will become an even bigger part of the gaming experience’

Turtle Beach received its first MCV Award for best peripherals and accessories in 2012 and went on to win every year from 2014. During our annual retail survey last December, Turtle Beach was also named the No.1 peripherals manufacturer by retailers – for the third consecutive year. We catch up …

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MCV’s guide to the top peripherals firms and products

As retailers are constantly on the hunt for new products to diversify their offering, we round up the top peripherals firms in the industry. Hori Lime Distribution LucidSound Orb PDP Prif Razer Snakebyte Turtle Beach Venom HORI Location: London, UK Key contact (pictured below): UK accounts manager Alex Sturgess, 020 3735 8125 …

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SD cards will soon come with an app performance rating

Buyers of SD cards will soon be able to more accurately assess whether their purchase will be able to run applications as smoothly as if they were installed on integrated memory. With many portable devices designed to have their storage bolstered by external cards, it’s easy to forget that the …

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Accessories Update: Yeti Whiteout Microphone and PS4 In-ear Stereo Headset

This week, the Whiteout Yeti offers a new microphone for YouTubers and streamers, while PlayStation has a premium headset for PS4 players Blue Microphones Whiteout Yeti gaming microphone The popular Yeti USB microphone has been given a clean makeover for streamers and YouTubers. Blue Microphones’ peripheral includes a number of …

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