The WhatsItTech team was fortunate enough to go to PAX East 2018 this year. During our trip, I was able to lock down a few interviews with some brilliant people. One of them was Darren Korb, composer of the Supergiant Games Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre. Below you will find the written transcription of our interview. Continue reading Darren Korb PAX East Interview
While rhythm gaming is a popular form of gaming in Japan, most especially on arcade machines, VR gamers should prepare themselves for a very convincing lightsaber-themed rhythm game. Continue reading Beat Saber – Awakening a New Order of Rhythm Gaming
2017 was a surprisingly great for gaming on the PC. There were a bunch of great titles, some of which I didn’t even get a chance to try out. Thankfully, I was kept busy with the great titles below. Look forward to our post on top 5 Nintendo Switch titles in the upcoming week! Let’s dive in, shall we? Continue reading Top 5 PC Games of 2017
Psyonix’s Rocket League has broken a lot of boundaries in the gaming world. They’ve broken into the E-Sports world with their infectiously competitive game of ‘soccer cars’, and they’ve achieved cross-network play between their various platforms. The premise of Rocket League is simple, you drive a car that is rocket powered and hit the ball into the goal. The game is a cross between soccer and demolition derby, allowing you to fly through the air with boosts in order to score points in the five minute match. But how does this game do on the Nintendo Switch? Continue reading Rocket League for the Switch – Battle Cars On The Go!
The SNES Classic Edition released Yesterday. No doubt, thousands of people lined up outside retailers overnight for a chance to relive 80s-90s video game nostalgia. I decided to check out Nintendo NY that day since I was already in the city. Continue reading SNES Classic Edition Launch at Nintendo NY
I purchased my Switch with grey Joy-Cons, which I came to regret over time. The blue and red Joy-Cons give the Nintendo Switch an iconic look akin to the Gamecube purple. Unfortunately, the blue and red Joy-Con set is frequently out-of-stock and also expensive. The consequence of fitting all those gyros and sensors into the controllers is $80. There is, however, a cheaper way to decorate my Joy-Cons: silicone covers. Silicone joy-con covers are popular and all over Amazon. They come in a variety of styles and even sport an ergonomic shape for comfort. I purchased a red & blue pair of Mayskey Joy-Con Gel Guards for $8 because it had positive reviews. Truthfully, I could’ve picked up a set from anyone.
Continue reading Nintendo Switch Accessory Review – Silicone Joy-Con Covers
We put cases on our smartphones because they are fragile and expensive pieces of portable technology. Shouldn’t we follow the same philosophy for the Nintendo Switch? While I don’t think people walk around with their Switch like a phone, it is more likely to be in the hands of young children. So, with that in mind, it pays to invest in the system’s longevity with a protective case of its own.
Disclaimer: I don’t have kids. I’m just a guy who likes playing games. Continue reading Nintendo Switch Accessory Review – Kungber Case Cover
I appreciate Nintendo’s Joy-Con design. With L and R buttons on the side, a single Joy-con becomes a controller for certain games. This allows consumers to play with a friend straight out of the box. Innovative? Yes. But I doubt many will describe using one as comfortable. They are too small for the hands of most young adults and above to play effortlessly. This discomfort can impact performance and overall enjoyment. I have played with many friends who bemoan the instances of having to use only one Joy-con.
The PlayStation 4 was released three years ago, selling over 40 million units. As time goes on, vulnerabilities in its software begin to appear. Hackers have managed to find their way into the heart of its code, paving the way to a brand-new PS4 jailbreak.
Continue reading Jailbreak for PlayStation 4 is likely months away
At this year’s New York Comic Con, Capcom’s booth showed off their latest VR demo of Resident Evil 7. The demo was showcased using Sony’s unreleased PlayStation VR headset and ‘put me in the mood’ to play some VR games. Continue reading Resident Evil 7’s thrilling VR Experience
This product is a review unit provided to me by 1byone.
The mechanical keyboard market is littered with keyboards of various sizes like 40 %,60%, TKL and even ergos. All of these can be used for gaming, but most games don’t use every single key on the keyboard. For a minimalist, but still effective approach, 1byone has released their professional 1byone one handed mechanical keyboard. This board is geared towards gamers, especially fps players like CS:GO and Bioshock. Let’s take a look at what this 29 key beauty can do. Continue reading 1byone One Handed Mechanical Keyboard
Coming soon, you will be able to stream PlayStation exclusive games to your PC. Don’t get this confused with a real PC port, though! Continue reading ‘PlayStation Now’ Coming to PC, Wireless USB Adapter