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Controller Gear's Xbox Pro Charging Stand lets you power up in style

Controller Gear produces an excellent range of unique charging stands for Xbox One controllers, but how well do they actually work? Read this review for answers.

Observer for Xbox One review: Cyberpunk meets horror in a twisted dystopia

Observer shows the potential of intense psychological horror when technology meets the minds of the insane.

Sonic Mania for Xbox One review: Best Sonic game in years is a brilliant return to 2D

After several years away, Sonic is finally back on Xbox with Sonic Mania, a brand new 2D platformer in the style of the Sega Genesis games. It's an excellent game and a reminder of why so many people fell in love with Sonic in the first place.

Pressure Overdrive Xbox One Review: A rare vehicular shooter that's awesome in co-op

Pressure Overdrive is a buggy racing game where the point is to annihilate your enemies. We have the details for you here.

SteelSeries Sensei 310 gaming mouse review: An awesome ambidextrous option

The SteelSeries Rival 310 mouse is built for right-handed use, but the company also launched the Sensei 310, an ambidextrous variant of the Rival mouse for lefties.

ASUS ZenScreen video review: Double desktops on the go

You can never have too much viewable space ... but sometimes that space has some quirks.

The Way for Xbox One review: Journey to another world to save your lost love

The Way is a science-fiction platforming adventure for Xbox. Hearkening back to classic platforming adventures like Another World, it tells an intriguing tale of a man who'll go to the end of the universe (and beyond) to restore his lost love.

Soul XTRA review: Bluetooth headphones you can wash

You're going to sweat, but you shouldn't have to sweat about your headphones.

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 1 review — A gripping, intense introduction

Featuring excellent voice acting, a well-written plot full of twists and turns, and strong gameplay variety, the first episode of Batman: The Enemy Within is a thrilling introduction to Telltale Games' next entry into the episodic adventure genre.

Dream Daddy PC game review: Great art can't save this gay dad dating sim

Dream Daddy is a new visual novel to hit Steam that focuses on the story of a gay father who moves house with his teenage daughter called Amanda. After enduring the passing of her mother, it's time to locate the Dream Daddy.

Moon Hunters for Xbox One review: A multiplayer RPG that lets you choose your own adventure

Most role-playing games tell a single story, stretched across dozens. Moon Hunters lets you tell your own story by making lots of choices, with numerous possible outcomes. You can even play with up to four players, creating a unique group tale.

ASUS E200HA review: The best-looking $200 laptop available

The ASUS E200HA is a low-cost Windows 10 laptop with looks that could kill. But is it actually any good? Read our full review to find out.

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Xbox One review — A tough, yet fair, stealth experience

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is a title that brings the stealth genre into a rarely explored style: 3D top-down point of view. Blending an appealing art style with a new perspective and strong mechanics, it's a game worth checking out.

The Town of Light for Xbox One review: Explore the terrors of mental illness and abuse

Real life can be just as frightening as the dark things we imagine. The Town of Light deals with the terrors of mental illness and institutional abuse. Based on real events, this first-person adventure game deals with dark and unusual subject matter.

ACA NeoGeo World Heroes 2 for Xbox One review: Battle across the globe in this classic fighting game

The ACA NeoGeo series brings classic arcade games to Xbox One. World Heroes 2 is a fighting game that once gave Street Fighter a run for its money, and now you can earn some easy Achievements while taking a trip down memory lane.

What Remains of Edith Finch Xbox One review: Unravel a dark mystery

A massive towering house, a family cursed by death, and one woman's quest to uncover her past. Edith Finch is an excellent narrative game that sucks you in, and we have the details on it here.

Infinite Minigolf for Xbox One review: Make and share wacky arcade-style golf courses

If the makers of Pinball FX know one thing, it's ball physics. That expertise helps bring Infinite Minigolf to life. With simple controls, a light tone, and course editing and sharing, it's one slick package – though some areas need more polish.

Super Cloudbuilt for Xbox One review: Take a stunning run through the clouds

3D platformers have experienced a resurgence lately, with Yooka-Laylee and others popping up on Xbox One and other platforms. Super Cloudbuilt from Double Eleven is one such game, with gorgeous art and music and an emphasis on speed and mobility.

Gigantic review: Motiga's big Xbox and Windows 10 MOBA is here, but is it any good?

More than two years after Motiga announced Gigantic, the game finally arrived on Xbox One and Windows 10. It is a free-to-play online battle game with colorful heroes who fight alongside huge monsters. And it's both action-packed and approachable.

Lone Echo review: Exploring our relationship with A.I. while floating through space

Lone Echo, the story-driven VR game from Ready At Dawn, sets the bar high for any other developers thinking about heading into outer space. Check out our review for a closer look.