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Is the Switch Lite Worth the Money? - KeenKast Ep. 1

Is the Switch Lite Worth the Money? – Keen Cast Ep. 1

In Keen Cast's debut episode, David Lozada, Tim Ronan, and Sean Rehbein determine whether or not the Nintendo Switch Lite is worth its $200 price tag. We also talk about Cuphead's animated Netflix show, the latest G2A scandal, and Trigger's...

Who Is The Nintendo Switch Lite For?

The reveal of the Nintendo Switch Lite has caused some to wonder who is it actually for? I think there's quite a simple reason to why it may end up being popular and why I'll be picking one up. The Nintendo Switch Lite comes out September 2...

MyKronoz ZeRound 3 Smartwatch Review

The smartwatch market is much like the smartphone market - all of them go all-in with some features while cutting corners on others. It gets increasingly difficult to find a high-quality all-rounder that you can use for whatever purpose and...

Rush Esports & Geekfest 2019

To compete with the big boys, Rush Esports and Geekfest combined forces in 2019 and brought us one killer event filled with all things geek. As one of the primary Esports platforms in South Africa, this year's event has done a superb job in...

Edifier S350DB Speaker Review

Getting it right with a speaker is definitely harder than any other peripheral out there. With so many options and factors to consider, it's great that we have a few companies we can rely on to continually produce them of consistent quality...

Divinity: Original Sin - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 30

Divinity: Original Sin – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 30

Divinity: Original Sin spellbinds David and Tim on the next episode of the Time Hop Podcast! Join the duo as they celebrate this old school RPG's fifth anniversary. Is its turn-based combat just as captivating today? Also hear our thoughts ...

GameSir GM300 Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

With so many gaming mice out there on the market, it's getting increasingly difficult to discern which one is worthy of your attention. Well, GameSir tries to make the decision easy for you, offering a wireless gaming mouse that seemingly o...

GameSir GK300 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

GameSir is taking the market by the storm and the big part of this is the fact that they have a high-quality lineup of products which don't have a ludicrous price tag attached to them. One of their latest products - a wireless mechanical ga...

Shovel Knight - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 29

Shovel Knight – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 29

Shovel Knight is all the rage in this week's episode of the Time Hop Podcast! Join David and Tim as they celebrate the side-scroller's fifth anniversary. Find out if the title's NES-inspired presentation and challenging platformer mechanics...

Fortnite’s Nickmercs Leaves 100 Thieves and Joins Faze

It's been a rocky month for Fortnite esports clans. Tfue sues Faze Clan and Nickmercs leaves 100 Thieves and joins Faze. Why did Nickmercs leave 100 Thieves and what made him choose Faze as his new home? In a surprising turn of events, one ...

Transistor – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 28

This week's episode of the Time Hop Podcast is all about Transistor! Join David and Tim as they celebrate this action role-playing game's fifth anniversary! Does Red's escape from Cloudbank hold up today? We also talk about Death Stranding'...

Infamous - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 27

Infamous – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 27

Infamous takes over this week's episode of the Time Hop Podcast! Join David and Tim as they celebrate this PlayStation 3 exclusive's 10th anniversary! Do Cole MacGrath's electrifying parkour antics hold up today? We also talk about the rece...

Mobvoi Ticwatch E2 Review

While Apple and Samsung continue to be the talk of the town, Mobvoi quietly works in the background to become the next big thing in the world of smartwatches. The Ticwatch E2 is a bold step in that direction. INTRODUCTION Mobvoi, a Chinese ...

Minecraft - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 26

Minecraft – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 26

This week on the Time Hop Podcast, we're talking about Tim's favorite game EVER! That's right - Minecraft is celebrating its 10th anniversary! Join us as we determine whether this sandbox world is worth going back to today. Also hear us tal...

Wolfenstein: The New Order - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 25

Wolfenstein: The New Order – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 25

Wolfenstein: The New Order is celebrating its 5th anniversary! Join us as we rejoice in the endless slaughter of Nazi scum! Also discover our impressions of the original season of Life is Strange and hear from special guest Josh Nichols of ...

Ape Escape - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 24

Ape Escape – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 24

Ape Escape is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Join us with special guest Chris Penwell as we determine whether or not Spike's quest through time holds up today. Also hear our impressions of Sonic the Hedgehog's first film trailer!

Final Fantasy VI - Time Hop Podcast Ep. 23

Final Fantasy VI – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 23

Final Fantasy VI is celebrating its 25th anniversary! Join us as we break down the elements that make this SNES classic one of the greatest RPGs of all time. Also hear our spoiler-free impressions of Avengers: Endgame and our thoughts on Pe...

Child of Light – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 22

Child of Light is celebrating its fifth anniversary! The Time Hop crew determines whether or not this unexpected Ubisoft RPG is worth picking up on modern consoles. Also hear our thoughts on the political controversy surrounding Eve Online ...

MyKronoz ZeSport 2 Smartwatch Review

You are in the market for a new smartwatch? Well, if your main priority is fitness tracking then look no further than MyKronoz ZeSport2. If you are, however, looking for something a bit more robust, you could find it wanting. INTRODUCTION T...

Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena – Time Hop Podcast Ep. 21

The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses why retro gamers should care about this long lost Vin Diesel title. Also hear our thoughts on Borderlands 3's limited exclusi...

Resident Evil 5 – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 20

Resident Evil 5 is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses why this entry in Capcom's famed horror franchise remains so controversial today. Also hear our thoughts on Borderlands 3 and more backwards compatibility rumo...

Divoom Timebox Evo Pixel-Art Bluetooth Speaker Review

If you didn't know about Divoom, it's time to pay attention. Whereas the competitors are satisfied with churning out the same old regular Bluetooth speakers, this company packs theirs with so many awesome features that they'll make your hea...

EverQuest – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.19

EverQuest is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew explores why the MMO holds an important position in the history of its genre. Also hear our thoughts on Nintendo's recent Nindies Showcase (Cuphead's coming to Switch!?) and G...

Pokemon Snap – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.18

Pokemon Snap is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew determines whether or not this classic's photography premise still this holds up today. Also hear our thoughts on the Master Chief Collection coming to Steam and Turtle Roc...

Thronmax MDrill One Microphone Review

While MDrill Zero was an entry level microphone, the newest offering from Thronmax aims to take you from the world of beginner microphones only a step below full-on professional recording equipment. Is MDrill One THE one microphone you'll e...

Super Metroid – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.17

Super Metroid is celebrating its 25th anniversary! The Time Hop crew explains how this SNES classic continues to influence the video game industry today. Also hear our thoughts on Nintendo Labo's new VR kit, Death Stranding's delay, and Car...

New Discless Xbox One S Rumored For Release In May

The Xbox brand of consoles has been flooring the industry with a flurry of rumors surrounding new consoles, both current and next gen. The latest rumor pushes the idea of an all-digital future for the industry with Microsoft leading the cha...

Crainium Apparel Faces Criticism for “Esports Dresses”

Gaming gear company Cranium Apparel is in hot water after announcing esports dresses as a way to support the female gaming community. After facing backlash on Twitter, the company is looking to the community for feedback to create more wome...

Halo Wars – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.16

Halo Wars is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses whether or not the sci-fi universe's original RTS entry holds up to modern gaming sensibilities. Also hear our thoughts on Pokemon Sword and Shield, Anthem's recent ...

100 Thieves Sign Gigz & Teenage as Apex Legends Pro Players

A new dawn is approaching; a contest which will decide the real Champion! Apex legends eSports will be its name, and Apex Legends is the game. One of the biggest Orgs, 100 Thieves, is wasting no time gathering their best squad together. Per...

New PS5 patent points to backwards compatibility

Worried about being unable to play Fortnite, Apex Legends, or your other favorite PS4 titles on the PS5? Sony filed a patent that spells out backwards compatibility for PS4 games and, quite possibly, games from past consoles. It paints a pi...

Metroid: Zero Mission – The Time Hop Podcast Ep.15

Metroid: Zero Mission is celebrating its 15th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses whether or not this Game Boy Advance remake still lives up to the franchise's legacy. Also hear our thoughts on real-life lightsaber duels and Reggie Fil...

Next-Gen Xbox Consoles Rumored Announcement At E3

The next generation of video game consoles are closing in as the industry buffs itself full of rumors regarding what we'll see from the market leaders. While there's already been talk of both the presumably named Playstation 5 and Xbox Scar...

Street Fighter IV – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 14

Street Fighter IV is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how this fighting sensation completely changed the genre and the tournament scene. Also hear our thoughts on Blizzard's layoffs, Nintendo's recent Direct ann...

Final Fantasy VIII – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 13

Final Fantasy VIII is celebrating its 20th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how this entry revolutionized the franchise despite the controversy still surrounding it. Also hear our thoughts on Apex Legends and Sega Genesis' mysteriou...

The Banner Saga – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 12

The Banner Saga is celebrating its fifth anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses how the crowdfunded franchise brought a new level of solemnity to the western RPG landscape. Also hear our thoughts on Jump Force's new characters and the mos...

New, Slimmer Switch Model Releasing In 2019

A recent leak suggests the Big 'N' is planning to release a new model of the Switch in 2019 focusing solely on portability in order to cut costs. If true, what does this news mean for the future of the 3DS console line? With recent rumors b...

Nanoleaf Light Panels – Rhythm Edition Review

LED lights have, for some time, been at the forefront of any gaming setup. The recognized standard is to have them in your keyboard and mice but what do you do when you want some more visual pop to your setup? The answer is simple: Nanoleaf...

Skate 2 – The Time Hop Podcast Ep. 11

Skate 2 is celebrating its 10th anniversary! The Time Hop crew discusses the radical sequel that helped evolve the extreme sports genre as we know it. Also hear our thoughts on Fortnite's massive success so far and the fan-made Persona 5 bo...

Secretlab and League of Legends announce a global partnerhip

Are pro players in the League of Legends championships ready for another battle? The battle against sleepiness? Well, they better be ready as they'll be seated in Secretlab awesome gaming chairs that will take their comfort level to a whole...

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