Video Games


Ram ProMaster Ultimate Gaming Van
At first glance, this Ram ProMaster looks like any other cargo van, but hiding behind its sliding door is a gaming hideout that most wouldn’t mind calling home. Auto enthusiasts probably already know that the Ram ProMaster is a slightly modified Fiat Ducato sold overseas, powered by a 3.6L V6 Flex Fuel Pentastar engine making 280 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. Read more to see why it’s called the ultimate gaming van.

Real-Life Halo Energy Sword
In the Halo universe, the Energy Sword is essentially a weapon that consists of a curved hilt that houses an energy storage module and a device for projecting the plasma, which forms the blade. Recreating this in real-life is not the easiest of tasks, but the team at Hacksmith Industries was up for the challenge. To start, they had to find the right nozzles and hoses to create the blade. Read more to see the entire build from start to finish and a bonus.

Razer Qualcomm Snapdragon Handheld Game Console Hands-On
Move over Nintendo Switch and Valve Steam Deck, Razer’s new Qualcomm Snapdragon G3x-powered handheld game console may be coming sooner than later. This G3x platform offers next-generation gaming in the form of am Adreno GPU to run games at an ultra-smooth 144 frames per second and 10-bit HDR in over a billion shades of color. Plus, Qualcomm FastConnec 6900 Mobile Connectivity boasts Wi-Fi 6 and 6E for low latency and fast upload and download speeds. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.

Mini P5 PlayStation 5 Knockoff Fake Video Game Console
Video game console knockoffs are nothing new, but recently, we haven’t seen many being reviewed, that is until the Mini P5 popped up. This $15 PlayStation 5 knockoff is nothing like its real-life counterpart, starting with its miniature size to its PS1-inspired controllers. Aside from that, the console comes with an RGB cable instead of an HDMI and it’s shipped in a generic white box without any branding. Read more for a hands-on look and additional information.

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Console Gaming Headset
The SteelSeries Arctis 3 Console is touted as the best budget-priced wired gaming headset, and you can get a pair for $33.99 shipped, today only, originally $69.99. Featuring premium woven ski goggle fabric, a ski goggle suspension band that contours to all head shapes, AirWeave ear cushions, a ClearCast bi-directional microphone, and on-ear controls. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.

Razer Handheld Video Game Console Qualcomm G3x Leak
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Valve’s Steam Deck is coming sooner than later, and it’s only logical for a few competitors to pop up, especially from Razer. This new handheld game console will allegedly be powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon G3x SoC and feature a large 120Hz HDR OLED screen, along with a 6000mAh battery. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Nintendo Switch Orion UpSwitch Portable Gaming Screen
Can’t wait for the Nintendo Switch Pro, which is rumored to be announced next year, but want to supersize your current console? If so, then look no further than the ORION UpSwitch. Simply put, this is a 11.6-inch 1080p portable gaming monitor that can be attached to an undocked Nintendo Switch, complete with an HDMI port, USB-C port, stereo speakers, Joy-Con grip sliders, and a kickstand. Read more for a video and additional information.

World's Smallest Monitor Gaming DOOM
When it comes to gaming, a larger display is ideal for a more immersive experience, but when you’re on-the-go, that isn’t always possible. However, many smartphones, as well as handheld game consoles, take care of that. What if you wanted to game on the smallest screen possible? Well, inventor “Mr. Volt” shows exactly what happens when you try just that on a very expensive Wisecoco 0.7-inch 1080p AMOLED panel from AliExpress. Read more for the video and a bonus.

Sony PlayStation 5 Pro PS5 Slim Video Game Console
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It’s only a matter of time until Sony releases a Pro and / or Slim version of the PlayStation 5 console, but for those who can’t wait, industrial designer Jermaine Smit provides us with some photorealistic renders. The PlayStation 5 Pro Black Edition boasts two LED lighting strips and has a been finished in a matte material to give it a sleek look, while a matching DualSense controller completes the console. Read more for a short video, additional pictures and information.

Custom Xbox One S Laptop
Sure, the Xbox One S may be a few years old, but what if there was a portable version in laptop form that can be taken anywhere? Jacob managed to find one on eBay and promptly purchased it to see how this was possible. In addition to supporting video output at 4K resolution, and high dynamic range (HDR) color using HDR10, the console can also play ultra high definition video from supported streaming services and Ultra HD Blu-ray disc. Read more for a hands-on look and additional information.