Fanatec CSL Elite: Best Budget Wheel Base (Review)

The Fanatec CSL Elite wheel base is a fantastic middle ground between regular sim racing wheels and direct drive wheels. It provides stronger, more accurate force feedback than your average wheel, at just a fraction of the price of a direct drive system. In this article, we’ll review the CSL Elite in-depth, including what features … Read more

The 7 Best Fanatec Wheels: Buyer’s Guide

Fanatec direct drive steering wheel for sim racing

Fanatec can’t but be considered as one of the best racing sim wheel producers out there but, within the Fanatec product-line itself, what are the best available wheels? Here’s our guide to 2021’s best Fanatec wheels: Best Fanatec Wheels of 2021 Top Pick – CSL Elite WRC Runner-Up – CSL Elite BMW GT2 Best for … Read more

The 8 Best PS4 Racing Wheels: Ultimate Guide

The PlayStation 4 has had a long and productive lifecycle punctuated by a number of great titles across all genres of gaming – not the least of which is racing. Headlined by Driveclub and the Gran Turismo series, the PS4’s racing games pair best with a great racing wheel setup. Here are the best on … Read more

Thrustmaster vs Logitech: Head-to-Head (Wheels, Pedals…)

There are multiple companies that produce racing simulator wheels and peripherals. You might want to pick and choose the products depending on what you’re looking for, or you might decide to pick a company and stick with it. Whatever your choice may be, we’ve compiled a short head to head between Logitech and Thrustmaster to … Read more

Thrustmaster T-LCM vs Fanatec Pedals: Head-to-Head

Whether you’re building your first rig or upgrading an existing setup, a good set of racing pedals is arguably the best way to improve your lap times. High end sim racing pedals suffer from diminishing returns and cheap entry-level sets leave a lot to be desired; midrange pedals hit a sweet spot, and that range … Read more

The 7 Best PS5 Wheels for Sim Racing: Buyer’s Guide

Sony has finally dropped their PlayStation 5 console after what feels like eons of wild anticipation, and it seems to be living up to the hype so far. Perhaps the most-praised aspect of the new PS5 system is the dramatically-improved DualShock 5 controller, but one thing the new pad doesn’t excel at is providing an … Read more

Logitech G29 vs Thrustmaster T300 RS: Which Is Better?

The Thrustmaster vs Logitech debate has arguments for both sides, but to compare the two brands effectively, you really need to look at specific products. The Thrustmaster T300 RS and Logitech G29 are two of their most popular wheels, but which of the two is better? We think the Thrustmaster T300 RS is definitely the … Read more

The 6 Best Rudder Pedals for Flight Sim: Ultimate Guide

Rudder pedals inside flight simulator

After purchasing a flight yoke or joystick, your next step has to be getting rudder pedals. The extent to which your immersion will increase after not only having to use your hands, but entire body, to manoeuvre the plane cannot be overstated. After extensive research, we’ve compiled a list of the top 7 rudder pedals … Read more

The 6 Best Yokes for Flight Sim: Ultimate Guide

Yoke inside flight simulator

When most people picture peripherals for flight simulators they picture joysticks. However, unless you’re planning on flying a war plane, what you’re actually interested in are yokes. From commercial airliners to smaller planes, most fixed-wing aircrafts utilize yokes to control the plane. We’ve researched the top ones available today and made a handy list for … Read more

The 6 Best Sim Racing Gloves: Ultimate Guide

Person putting on racing gloves

When you plan on taking your sim racing experience to the next level, gloves are a great addition. Not only will they help you enter the mindset of a true sim racer, but they’ll increase your precision and minimize catastrophic slips. In this guide, we’ll walk through 6 of the market’s best products. The Best … Read more

The 7 Best Sim Racing Pedals: Ultimate Guide

Logitech sim racing pedals

Best Sim Racing Pedals of 2021 Top Pick – Fanatec ClubSport V3 Runner-Up – Fanatec CSL Elite LC Budget Pick – Thrustmaster T-LCM Budget Runner-Up – Logitech G29/G920 Pro’s Choice – Heusinkveld Sim Pedals Ultimate Breakdown of the Best Sim Racing Pedals The Fanatec ClubSport V3 pedals aren’t merely Fanatec’s best set to date, they’re … Read more

The 6 Best VR Headsets for Sim Racing: Ultimate Guide

Man sim racing with virtual reality headset

If you’re into sim racing and haven’t tried it yet with a VR headset, you’re definitely missing out. When you pair a VR headset with your steering wheel, you’ll be immersed in the racing world like never before. We’ve listed the five best VR headsets for sim racing below, based on features, user reviews, and … Read more

The 10 Best Sim Racing Monitors: Ultimate Guide

Racing simulator with triple monitor setup

If you’re in need of a monitor for sim racing, then you need something that will keep up with the fast-paced speed and high-quality graphics. We’ve reviewed 10 of the best monitors for exactly this, so that you can find the right choice for your requirements. The Top-Rated Sim Racing Monitors Best Overall: Triple AOC … Read more

The 15 Best Sim Racing Wheels: Ultimate Guide

Logitech G29 steering wheel for sim racing

The beauty of sim games is the immersion they offer. Few things feel as satisfying as a last corner overtake after a hard fought battle on that one Grand Prix you always have trouble with. This guide will look at the top rated steering-wheels on the market right now, what their main pros are, and … Read more

ButtKicker Review for Sim Racing

With force-feedback wheels, you can feel the racetrack. With a good VR headset or monitor set-up, you can see it. I’m not sure anyone is in any particular hurry to taste a racetrack, but (other than smell) we’re missing one crucial sense that has yet to be satisfied. Sound is incredibly important in terms of … Read more

Fanatec CSL Elite vs Thrustmaster TS-PC: Which to Choose

The Fanatec CSL Elite and Thrustmaster TS-PC are a pair of great wheels that offer similar features and specs, upgradability paths and stellar build quality. Either is a great buy for serious sim racers, but we think the Fanatec CSL Elite takes the cup here. CSL Elite vs Thrustmaster TS-PC: Technical Specs CSL Elite TS-PC … Read more

Thrustmaster TX vs TMX: Ultimate Comparison

Thrustmaster has been in the game for a long time and they’ve made wheels for every game console in recent memory.  As for their Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S offerings, the choice comes down to the TX and TMX wheel sets.  While the TMX is a solid offering for casual racing fans or those … Read more

Thrustmaster TMX: Budget Xbox Wheel (Review)

The base level in the TMX series, this wheel promises to be a great introductory purchase for those looking to abandon controllers and properly enter the world racing simulators. Will this wheel mange to meet the targets it sets for itself? Will it add accuracy to your game? Precision? Realism? Most importantly, is the TMX … Read more

Fanatec ClubSport V2.5 : Best Belt-Driven Wheel? (Review)

Fanatec's ClubSport V2.5 Wheelbase

If you’re looking for an affordable, but high-quality wheel base for a personalized racing setup, Fanatec has the product just for you. Their ClubSport V2.5 wheel base offers extensive compatibility and customizability, without the four-figure pricetag of a direct-drive wheel. What to Consider Before Buying a Wheel Base The first thing that should be noted … Read more

The 7 Best Cheap Sim Racing Wheels: Buyer’s Guide

Cheap steering wheel for racing simulator

Sim racing wheels can set you back hundreds of dollars, but the good news is that there are more and more affordable optionson the market Sure, they won’t have all the top-tier features that you may find in expensive wheels, but you’ll still see a serious jump in immersion with these solid purchases. Without further … Read more

The 9 Best Sim Racing Wheel Stands: Buyer’s Guide

Steering wheel for sim racing attached to wheel stand

If you plan on truly optimizing the ergonomics of your racing simulator, then consider purchasing a racing wheel stand. Following some thorough research, we’ve compiled a list of 2021’s best sim racing wheel stands.  Best Racing Wheel Stands of 2021 On a tight budget? See our guide to the best cheap wheel stands. Top Pick: … Read more

The 11 Best Sim Racing Shoes and Boots: Buyer’s Guide

Formula One racer drinking from shoe

With a realistic sim racing setup, you might find your feet starting to ache or blister if you’re playing in socks or barefoot. For this exact purpose, we’ve compiled a list of the best sim racing shoes. Whether they be made specifically for racing simulators or karting, these shoes are all high quality choices that … Read more

The 7 Best Sim Racing Shifters: Buyer’s Guide

H-shifter in racing simulator

Many users claim that the most immersive addition to their racing set-up is a high-quality gear shifter. Having this peripheral for gear changes will definitely engross you in the race. In this article, we review the best choices on the market. Best Sim Racing Shifters of 2021 Top Pick – Fanatec ClubSport SQ V 1.5 … Read more

The 6 Best HOTAS Joysticks For Elite Dangerous

HOTAS being used to play Elite Dangerous

Whether you are a beginner or a veteran Elite Dangerous player, a HOTAS (Hands On Throttle-And-Stick) offers superior playing experience compared to a controller or mouse and keyboard. Below are some of the best HOTAS for Elite Dangerous to help you enhance your flying experience. The Top-Rated HOTAS For Elite Dangerous Top Pick: Logitech G … Read more

The 6 Best Sim Racing Handbrakes: Ultimate Guide

Handbrake in racing simulator cockpit

If your idea of sim racing fun involves rally and drifting, then it’s essential to consider purchasing a handbrake. A handbrake will not only allow you to drive more aggressively, but also tackle tighter turns without losing speed and time. We’ve dug deep into user reviews and product specifications for this popular peripheral in order … Read more

Fanatec Podium DD2 Review: Is It Worth $1500!?

Fanatec Podium DD2 direct-drive steering wheel

Direct-drive steering wheels are the ultimate experience in terms of simulation. They not only faithfully translate all your tiniest changes in wheel position to the sim game, but they convey to you unparalleled feedback. From the wetness of the track, to which tires are slightly more worn out, direct-drive sim racing wheels truly put you in … Read more

Fanatec Podium DD1 Review: Worth Every Dollar

Fanatec's force-feedback DD1 steering wheel base

Upgrading from a controller to a force feedback steering wheel base provides an incredible jump in terms of both racing accuracy as well as immersion. Similarly, upgrading from a “normal” steering wheel base to a direct drive wheel base will have you feeling like you’ve abandoned a toy and stepped into a race car. More … Read more

The 5 Best Triple Monitor Stands for Sim Racing

One thing that every single sim racing fan has in common is a need for a great display solution in order to keep themselves immersed in their game of choice.  Three-monitor setups are increasingly common, but the wide array of stands can be hard to parse; we’ve done the legwork to bring you this list … Read more

The 5 Best Sim Racing TV Stands

Sim racing TV stands differ from normal TV stands, computer desks or “entertainment centers” in that they are designed to bring the screen to head-level and as close to the user as possible without running into equipment such as a steering wheel.  Today, we’ll be looking at the best sim racing TV stands on the … Read more

The 3 Best Wind Simulators for Sim Racing

While wheels, pedals and seats form the basis of a sim racing rig, you can only go so far in terms of immersion without looking past the digital into more realistic forms of feedback.  High-end commercial simulators have had wind sims for a long time, but great kits are now available for reasonable prices that … Read more

The 3 Best Sim Racing Keyboard Trays

So, you’ve finally got your brand new sim racing cockpit assembled, mounted your gear and adjusted your seat – then sat down and realized you don’t have a place for your keyboard!  Don’t let this happen to you – use our handy guide to the best sim racing keyboard trays on the market, and be … Read more

The 3 Best Sim Racing Dashboards

When your sim racing rig nears completion, you start to look for any possible additions that can lend to a more immersive experience – or anything that can help you shave time off of your laps.  Sim racing dashboards are one such addition, so today we’ll be taking a look at some of the top … Read more

The 7 Best Direct Drive Wheels: Ultimate Guide

Direct drive steering wheel

If you’ve been playing racing sims for a while, you’ve probably considered upgrading your steering wheel to a direct drive wheel. While direct drive technology is expensive, it delivers smooth and realistic force feedback like none other, making it a must for aspiring sim racers. In this guide, we share the best direct drive wheel … Read more

The 5 Best Flight Sim Cockpits: Buyer’s Guide

Flight sims have been around for almost as long as gaming itself, and the genre finds a huge burst of interest each time a new major entry – such as Microsoft Flight Simulator – is released. No genre of gaming has more need for dedicated hardware in order to achieve peak performance and immersion, which … Read more

The 5 Best PS5 Projectors: Buyer’s Guide

The Sony PlayStation 5 is finally here, and there is no better way to show off your awesome new console than to connect its HDMI cable to a great new projector for all to see. There is much to consider when choosing the best product for the job, so we’ve done the research and present … Read more

Is the HTC Vive Good for Sim Racing?

There are a seemingly-unlimited number of VR headsets on the market nowadays, but few have reached the level of sales and praise of the HTC Vive. Entering it’s fifth year of use by virtual reality consumers, the original HTC Vive is no longer in production and has been replaced by a string of improved tech. … Read more

The 7 Best Sim Racing Cockpits: Ultimate Guide

Man sitting in sim racing cockpit

Best Sim Racing Cockpits of 2021 Top Pick – Fanatec RennSport V2 Runner-Up – Simetik K2-R Budget Pick – NLR Challenger Luxury Pick – AP-Xtreme Mobile Bare For Tall Pilots – Extreme Simracing Virtual Experience V3.0 Breakdown of the Best Sim Racing Cockpits Based on our extensive research, here are the best racing cockpits: The … Read more

Oculus Rift S Review for Sim Racing

The Oculus Rift S is the latest and greatest product from one of the most recognizable names in VR, and it blows its predecessors out of the water. With dramatic improvements in most meaningful aspects, it blows the original Oculus Rift (aka the Rift CV1) out of the water and even the more-versatile Oculus Quest … Read more

Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Review for Sim Racing

The Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Windows Mixed Reality Headset (which we will here-forward refer to as the Samsung Odyssey for the sake of brevity) is one of many VR headset options to flood the market in recent years. Whereas most of it’s WMR brethren have been discontinued due to low sales as compared to more mainstream … Read more

Fanatec Podium F1 Review: Is This the Best F1 Wheel?

The Fanatec Podium Racing Wheel F1 is a high-end sim racing wheel that is loaded with advanced tech such as a direct drive force feedback system and meant to take gamers’ performance to the highest levels possible. Officially licensed for PlayStation 4 (and by extension, PlayStation 5) as well as PC, the Fanatec Podium Racing … Read more

Logitech G923 Review for Sim Racing

The Logitech G923 TrueForce Sim Racing Wheel – Logitech G923 for short – is a highly versatile sim racing wheel that combines a robust feature set with an attractive, understated design philosophy that fits with with just about any gaming setup – which is great considering it’s compatible with just about any gaming setup as … Read more

Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel Add-On Review for Sim Racing

The Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel Add-On is a specialized racing wheel rim designed to be used with the company’s T500, T300, and TX racing wheel series. This officially licensed wheel is a full-size replica of the Formula 1 Ferrari 2011 racing wheel, solidifying its status a collector’s item in addition to the the functional appeal … Read more

RennSport Cockpit V2 Review for Sim Racing

The RennSport Cockpit V2 is a sim racing cockpit from Fanatec that aims to be as close to an all-in-one solution to your mounting and seating needs as possible. It is an undeniably massive leap over the first iteration of the cockpit, due primarily due to the increased customization options and various refinements and improvements … Read more