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QPAD MK95 Gaming Keyboard Review: A High-End Goodbye to Switch Hot Swapping

"No compromises" was evidently the motto of QPAD when they made the MK95 keyboard since it seemingly has everything both a typist and a gamer would want in one highly attractive, but somewhat expensive frame. For a gamer, there are many consideration...

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xbox mini controller for xCloud (Credit: 8BitDo)

Mini Xbox Controller in Development for xCloud Service

Microsoft is teaming up with 8BitDo to develop a special mini Xbox controller for its xCloud streaming service. The Bluetooth controller will be customizable for any button map or sensitivity preferences. It will be available only for Android devices...

What Video Game Franchises Deserve TV Adaptations? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 49

What Video Game Franchises Deserve TV Adaptations? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 49

On KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 49, Sean, David and Tim talk about the video game series they'd like to see adapted into TV shows. The boys also discuss their impressions of Genshin Impact's Final Closed Beta, NBA 2K21's higher price tag on PlayStation 5 an...

Should Next Generation Titles Cost More? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48

Should Next Generation Titles Cost More? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 48, Sean, David, and Tim discuss whether or not next generation titles should cost more and the most they would pay for a video game at launch. The boys also talk about Mixer's demise, The Last of Us Part 2's sales succes...

The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilercast

The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilercast: A KeenGamer Podcast Special

Join KeenGamer writers David Lozada, Tristan Zelden, Anyka Pettigrew, and Tommus Gerwin as they dissect the plot twists, characters, and story beats that make The Last of Us Part 2 one of PlayStation 4's most ambitious exclusives to date. As the name...

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ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Review: Hot Rod Bargain

The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 is a laptop that focuses every bit of its engineering into cranking out as much power as possible for the least amount of money. The result is a computer that isn’t big on frills, but can play just about anything you can throw...

8.5 Great
Our "E3 2020" Favorites - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46

Our “E3 2020” Favorites – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 46, David, Sean, and Tim go over their favorite announcements from "E3 2020," which includes Sony's PlayStation 5 showcase, IGN's Summer of Gaming, the PC Gaming Show, and the Guerrilla Collective. The boys also talk abou...

Gaming's Moment of Silence - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45

Gaming’s Moment of Silence – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 45, Sean, David and Tim discuss the video game industry's response to George Floyd's death, the Black Lives Matter movement, and police brutality. The boys also talk about recent controversy surrounding Activision Blizzar...

Razer Viper Ultimate Review

Razer Viper Ultimate Mouse Review: Wireless Gaming Beast

Razer Viper Ultimate is a mouse that ticks all the boxes for any gamer looking for a true competitive super-performer. As if that wasn't enough, it's also wireless and feature-packed to an extent that almost justifies its eye-watering high price. No ...

9.3 Amazing
How Should Internet Comments Be Moderated? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44

How Should Internet Comments Be Moderated? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 44, David, Sean and Tim discuss how websites and internet platforms should moderate their comment sections going forward given the proliferation of cyber harassment and government legislation. The boys also go over The La...

KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43

What Games Do We Want Saved From Development Hell? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 43, Sean, David, and Tim discuss the games they'd like to see saved from development hell. The boys also go over their picks for titles that probably won't ever see the light of day. Other topics of conversation include G...

Genesis Thor 420 Review

Genesis Thor 420 Low Profile Keyboard Review: Minimalism at its Finest

Genesis brings the thunder with its Thor 420 low-profile mechanical keyboard. Its goal is simple. Use its great performance, attractive design and affordable price to make you kiss your old one goodbye and take a leap into the low-profile game. The l...

7.7 Good
Is Unreal Engine 5 Next-Gen Enough? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42

Is Unreal Engine 5 Next-Gen Enough? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 42, Sean, David and Tim determine whether or not the recent Unreal Engine 5 showcase met their expectations for next-gen consoles. The boys also discuss Ghost of Tsushima, Paper Mario: The Origami King, the return of Tony...

Did Inside Xbox Deliver on Our Next-Gen Expectations? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41

Did Inside Xbox Deliver on Our Next-Gen Expectations? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 41, David, Sean and Tim talk about their favorite trailers from last week's Inside Xbox event and determine if it met their expectations for next-gen consoles. The boys also discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding Doo...

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Could Amazon’s Crucible Disrupt The eSports Scene?

Amazon will soon be releasing their own eSports title, can it be a disruptor in the market? With their ability to penetrate the likes of Twitch, it is certainly likely that you'll be seeing a lot more of Amazon Games' biggest offering yet. Amazon Gam...

Is Cooperation Among Competitors Good for the Video Game Industry? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

Is Cooperation Among Competitors Good for the Video Game Industry? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 40

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 40, David, Sean and Tim determine whether cooperation among competitors is beneficial for the video game industry. The boys also talk about The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima's new release dates, share their thou...

Can a Game Be Too Immersive? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

Can a Game Be Too Immersive? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 39, the boys discuss whether or not video games can be too immersive. The guys also talk about their experiences with Dark Souls 3 and Borderlands 3 and examine the far-reaching implications of recent security breaches. O...

Is Reselling Ethical? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38

Is Reselling Ethical? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 38, Sean, David and Tim discuss whether or not reselling video game hardware is ethical. The boys also talk about their experiences with Animal Crossing: New Horizon's Stalk Market, gush over the freaks in Kakegurui and d...

Thrustmaster T150 Pro Racing Wheel Review: Entry Level Excellence

Enter the world of gaming wheels and take your racing experience to the next level with Thrustmaster T150 Pro. Despite being an entry-level wheel, there's enough here to provide you with a satisfying experience that will make you shudder at the mere ...

7.8 Good
Do Politics Have a Place in Video Games? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37

Do Politics Have a Place in Video Games? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 37, David, Sean and Tim discuss whether or not politics have a place in video games given recent controversy in China. The boys also talk about their experiences with Borderlands 3's Borderlands Science and discuss which ...

PlayStation reveals the PS5 DualSense controller

PlayStation Reveals The PS5 DualSense Controller

The DualSense controller for the PS5 has been revealed, and it's definitely different. The controller features a black and white colour scheme, with a less intrusive lightbar. PlayStation claims the DualSense will be "transformative" for next-generat...

GameSir VX2 AimSwitch Review

GameSir VX2 AimSwitch Keypad Review: Next Level Console Gaming

The GameSir VX2 AimSwitch is an ideal combo for everyone looking for that added bit of precision and control on consoles that will make them competitive even on the ever-growing crossplay multiplayer scene. There are pros and cons to using both the m...

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What Mario Games Should Nintendo Remaster? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36

What Mario Games Should Nintendo Remaster? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 36, David, Sean and Tim determine which Super Mario games Nintendo should remaster in celebration of the franchise's 35th anniversary this year. The boys also talk about their experiences with Animal Crossing: New Horizon...

Are Video Games Becoming a Go-To Social Platform? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35

Are Video Games Becoming a Go-To Social Platform? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 35, Sean, Tim and David determine whether or not video games are becoming a go-to social platform, especially in the wake of COVID-19. The crew also talks about the Epic Games Store's recent publishing partnership with Re...

What Failed Game Franchises Should Be Revitalized? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34

What Failed Game Franchises Should Be Revitalized? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 34, Sean, David and Tim discuss the failed video game franchises that they believe should be revitalized in 2020. The crew also shares its thoughts on PlayStation 5's specs, the Epic Games Store, Doom Eternal, Castlevania...

Valve, Microsoft & HP Collaborating on Next-Gen VR Headset

PC Gaming giants Valve, Microsoft and HP are teaming up to create a new VR headset: the HP Reverb G2. The only information released about the product so far is a 14 second teaser trailer that shows the front of the device. Here's what we know so far ...

Everest Seems to be the One Keyboard to Rule Them All

Everest seems to be the most customizable and innovative keyboard to ever grace the Kickstarter platform, seamlessly bringing together the worlds of high functionality and impressive gaming design. Innovation is something that’s rare when it co...

Genesis Radium 600 Microphone Review

Genesis Radium 600 Microphone Review: Streamer’s Choice

Radium 600 microphone brings a full package deal for any aspiring YouTuber/streamer - an easy to use plug and play experience, great looks, good sound quality and all the accessories you'll ever need. For the longest time, investing in a USB microph...

8.5 Great
What Are the Long-Term Effects of the Coronavirus on the Video Game Industry? - KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33

What Are the Long-Term Effects of the Coronavirus on the Video Game Industry? – KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33

In the KeenGamer Podcast Ep. 33, David and Sean talk about the long-term effects of the coronavirus on the video game industry. Could big budget titles like The Last of Us Part 2 and Cyberpunk 2077 be delayed, even with crunch? Will the launches of t...

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