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 F1 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 … 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

Thrustmaster TH8A Review for Sim Racing

The Thrustmaster TH8A is a sim racing shifter designed for use with all modern Thrustmaster wheel bases across all major game consoles and PC. While casual racing games certainly don’t require such a specialized accessory, hardcore sim racers know that any potential advantage is worthy of consideration – and being able to quickly and realistically … Read more

Thrustmaster TMX vs T150: Ultimate Comparison

The Thrustmaster TMX and the Thrustmaster T150 are the French peripheral manufacturer’s current entry-level force feedback sim racing wheels for the Xbox and PlayStation console lines, respectively. These wheels exist in an exceedingly competitive tier of racing racing peripherals, going up against the likes of Logitech, Hori and others. While these two Thrustmaster wheels exist … Read more

iRacing Setup: PC, Wheel, Pedals, Graphics, and Cars

iRacing has been the premier online motorsports simulator for years at this point, and the platform seems poised to continue dominating the genre in realism, breadth of content and scope of features for years to come. The developers behind iRacing are well aware that they’ve managed to catch lightning in a bottle with this sim … Read more

Should You Use a Wheel Stand for Sim Racing?

For anyone who takes their sim racing rig seriously -one of the essential ingredients is a wheel stand. Wheel stands are sometimes standalone products, other times built into a chair or integrated into other hardware, but always built from the ground up to securely keep your chosen wheel at arms’ length comfortably. Today, we’re going … Read more

Thrustmaster Direct Drive: Release Date + Alternatives

Way back in 2016, rumors were swirling among sim racing enthusiast forums that Thrustmaster was preparing to announce that they were working on their first-ever direct drive racing wheel. Shortly after these rumors began to circulate, Kazunori Yamauchi of Polyphony Digital (developers of the Gran Turismo series of PlayStation console racers) confirmed that Thrustmaster was … Read more

Fanatec Discount Codes, Promotions, and Black Friday

It stands to reason that budget savvy shoppers looking for the best wheel base, pedals and shifters are always on the lookout for a promo code or coupon to help them avoid having to pay full price for these products. High-end sim racing peripherals such as those manufactured and sold by Fanatec don’t come cheap, … Read more

Fanatec’s Return Policy Explained (Step-By-Step Guide)

Fanatec has a solid track record of providing timely and attentive customer service, and the manufacturer’s return policy and warranty information is relatively fair and easy to understand. That being said, those policies do vary by region and there is some nuance to the proceedings. As such, we decided it would be worthwhile to compile … Read more

Fanatec Reliability and Warranty (Wheels, Pedals, etc)

Gamers know what to expect from industry staples like Thrustmaster and Logitech: reliable products that typically perform as expected, and are covered by reasonable warranties and backed-up by solid customer service experiences. But what about the players like Fanatec? Today, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at Fanatec’s track record in the sim racing peripheral … Read more

Setup and Calibration Guide for Fanatec Shifter SQ V1.5

Fanatec makes some fantastic sim racing peripherals on the market, and their shifters are no exception.  One of the best things about their products is that they’re highly adjustable and customizable, which is especially awesome for sim racing enthusiasts who know precisely how they want everything tweaked.  Their latest and greatest product, the ClubSport Shifter … Read more

Setup and Calibration for Fanatec Wheels (CSL/ClubSport/DD)

Fanatec has been steadily increasing their share of the racing sim peripheral market in recent years and it’s easy to see why – they offer a diverse array of enthusiast-grade products that, while a bit pricey, offer a great value proposition due to their quality engineering and exhaustive feature sets. It stands to reason that … Read more

AccuForce Pro V2 vs Fanatec Podium DD1: Ultimate Comparison

When serious sim racing fans go shopping for the best direct drive wheel bases, chances are high that their search will narrow to the following two products: the SimXperience AccuForce Pro V2 and the Fanatec Podium DD1.  Both of these high-end machines are designed for uncompromising performance over many years of regular use, and although you … Read more

T3PA Pro vs CSL Elite (LC): Ultimate Comparison

Today we’ll be comparing some of the best racing pedals from two leading manufacturers:  the Thrustmaster T3PA Pro and the Fanatec CSL Elite.  This comparison might seem relatively straightforward at first, but it’s actually quite the challenge to nail down which of these is a better product. The CSL Elite is an especially nuanced product … Read more

Thrustmaster T3PA vs T3PA Pro: Ultimate Comparison

Thrustmaster has been in the business of making great gaming peripherals for decades. The T3PA and T3PA Pro are two of Thrustmaster’s best sim racing pedals, but which set is better? Although the regular T3PA offer great value for money, we think the T3PA Pro are a far better choice for most sim racers. They are … Read more

Fanatec CSL Elite vs Thrustmaster T300 RS: Which to Choose

The Fanatec CSL Elite and Thrustmaster T300 RS are both great intermediate sim racing wheels, boasting excellent force feedback and admirable build quality. The question is, which is the better wheel? The Thrustmaster 300 RS is a steal for beginners or those on a tight budget. However, the CSL Elite is the clear winner in … Read more

The 7 Best Speakers for Sim Racing

Sim racing fans tend to be some of the most well-equipped gamers in the world, but one equipment consideration tends to fall off of their radar sometimes – audio! Whether you’re hitting the track in Assetto Corsa, Forza Motorsport or any other racer, get the most of your racing experience by getting some of the … Read more

The 5 Best Playseat Challenge Alternatives

The Playseat Challenge is a functional and affordable sim racing cockpit, but it does have some limitations, with its one-size-fits-all approach leaving some gamers in the dust… which is where we come in! The following are the best Playseat Challenge alternatives on the market today! The Top-Rated Playseat Challenge Alternatives Top Pick: Next Level Racing … Read more

The 5 Best Laptops for Sim Racing

Sim racing enthusiasts take their gaming rigs very seriously, and the demands of such games keep getting more and more serious and it’s hard to separate the wheat from the chaff!  Not to worry; the following are the best laptops available for simracing! The Best Laptops for Sim Racing Top Pick: Acer Predator Triton 500 … Read more

The 7 Best Xbox Series X Racing Wheels

The Xbox Series X consoles are finally here, and it launched with arguably the most robust lineup of racing games of any game console to date. While the new Series controller somehow manages to be even better than the nearly-perfect pad that dropped alongside the Xbox One, it doesn’t hold a candle to a great … Read more

The Best Bass Shakers for Sim Racing

Bass shakers are tactile transducers that work in concert with your sound card to provide bass that vibrates through your racing cockpit. The following are the best bass shakers for sim racing! The Top-Rated Bass Shakers for Sim Racing Top Pick: SRS ShakeKit SRS ShakeKit Realistic and affordable, the SRS ShakeKit is the market’s best … Read more

The Best Gaming Mouse for Palm Grip

Palm grip is the most common way in which gamers interact with mice, but many gamers are going about this all wrong!  Peak control and accuracy require that you’re using a mouse that’s reciprocal of your grip type – step-up your game by getting a mouse specifically designed to handle like a dream by palm-grippers!  … Read more

The 6 Best Keyboards for Xim Apex

Generations of gamers have been locked in eternal debate as to whether certain games are better with controller or keyboard-and-mouse.  Whereas most PC games have launched with controller support in recent years, console gamers have not been catered to in the same way.  Luckily for them, there’s the Xim Apex, which allows you to use … Read more

The Best Mouse for Bedwars

Bedwars is a super-popular minigame in Minecraft that is rapidly growing in popularity!  As such, many players are seeing value in a technique called speedbridging, which involves butterfly clicking in order to rapidly build a bridge. Rest assured that the absolute best mice for speedbridging are listed below! The Top-Rated Mouse for Bedwars Top Pick: Glorious … Read more

The Best Mouse for Bhopping

Bhopping, or bunny-hopping, is the act of constantly jumping in video games.  In some competitive multiplayer games, bhopping is used as a way of throwing off your opponents’ aim or causing confusion; in some games bhopping even increases your traversal speed, as repeated jumping is more efficient than walking or sprinting!  Though most gamers tend … Read more

The 6 Best CPUs Under $150

You can get a lot of great CPUs for under $250, but you might struggle to find one does everything you want under $150. Fear not as this list covers the best CPUs within that price range! The Top-Rated CPU Under $150 Top Pick: AMD Ryzen 3 3100    If you are looking to build … Read more

The 6 Best CPUs Under $250

The CPU is the most important component of a PC that essentially controls everything – your PSU, GPU and RAM. There are tons of great processors or CPUs out there in the market but this list compares all of them under $250 to ensure that you get the best processor you deserve. If you’re on … Read more

The Best 5 HOTAS Joysticks For DCS

Whether you are an avid in-game pilot or simply a beginner in DCS, a HOTAS (Hands-On Throttle And Stick) is necessary for more immersive gameplay. Below you will find some of the best HOTAS on the market that will deliver an overall superior flying experience. The Top-Rated HOTAS for DCS Top Pick: Logitech G X56 … Read more

The 6 Best Joysticks For Star Citizen

If you are looking to buy a new joystick to enjoy Star Citizen, then this article is for you. Below you will find a selection of some of the best joysticks on the market that will give you a more immersive flying experience. The Top-Rated Joysticks for Star Citizen Top Pick: CH Products Fighterstick The … Read more

The Best Mouse for Xim Apex

For decades, a war has been waging in gaming communities the world over… Should console players have the option to use a mouse and keyboard for increased control and accuracy?  While gamers argued over the merits of thumbsticks vs. lasers, Xim was hard at work perfecting the Apex, allowing gamers to enjoy the best of … Read more

The 5 Best VR Headsets Under $200

While many high-end VR headsets are hard to find and selling at inflated prices, a lot of mid-range sets are flying under the radar, which is great for you if you want to save some cash!  The following are the best VR experiences that can be had for under $200. The Top-Rated VR Headsets Under … Read more

The 5 Best VR Headsets Under $300

It’s hard to believe how far virtual reality has come in a few short years!  From improved displays, controls and tracking – not to mention innovations in movement and sickness reduction – VR is well on its way to mainstream adoption.  Perhaps most importantly, prices have decreased to the point that great headsets are now … Read more

The Best Nano IPS Monitors

Are you in the market for monitors that have great color contrast to suit your editing needs? You’ve come to the right place as this list covers the best nano IPS monitors in the market. The Top-Rated Nano IPS monitors Top Pick: LG 34GK950F-B    The is one of the most highly rated monitors that … Read more

The Best CPUs For VR

AMD Ryzen 9 CPU for VR

If you’re looking to build a new gaming PC, or upgrade your existing rig, to enjoy your favorite VR games, then you should think about what CPU you’ll be using. VR gaming is more taxing on your system than regular gaming, therefore you need solid hardware to play without problems. Below you’ll find some of … Read more

The Best HOTAS Joysticks For Star Citizen

HOTAS for Star Citizen

Whether you are looking to upgrade your flying sim rig with a new HOTAS, or start building one for Star Citizen, then this guide is here to help you. Here you will find some of the best HOTAS that will add to your overall pleasure in your flying adventures. The Top-Rated HOTAS for Star Citizen … Read more

The 6 Best Keyboards For Flight Sim

RGB Keyboard for Flight Simulator

If you are looking to get a shiny new keyboard to assist you in your flight sim journeys, then this guide here is for you. Below you will find some of the best keyboards for flight simulator that will enhance your overall flying experience. The Top-Rated Keyboards For Flight Simulator Top Pick: Corsair K95 RGB … Read more

The 6 Best VR Headsets For DCS

VR Headset for DCS

If you are looking to buy a new VR headset to enjoy a more immersive gameplay in Digital Combat Simulator (DCS), then this article is here to help you. Below you will find some of the best VR headsets that will enhance your overall DCS experience. The Top-Rated VR Headsets for DCS Top Pick: HP … Read more

AccuForce Pro V2 Review: Cheap Direct Drive

The AccuForce Pro V2 has been lauded multiple times not only by us but by a myriad of other reviews out there. It’s a powerful direct drive wheel that promises standards as close to perfection as possible. Precision, realism, immersion, power, these are all cornerstones of what a direct drive wheel is supposed to offer … Read more

The 6 Best Cheap Projectors for Gaming

Cheap gaming projector

There are tons of gaming projectors available in the market and choosing from such a wide variety that suits your needs might be a headache. This list eases your next purchase and also features the best projectors for gaming out there. The Top-Rated Cheap Projectors for Gaming Top Pick: VANKYO Performance V630    The is … Read more

The 7 Best Headphones for Oculus Rift S

Headphones for Oculus Rift S

Oculus Rift S is a great VR headset that ships with less-than-great audio.  Use the included tool to remove the factory headphones, then replace them with one of these user-approved sets! The Top-Rated Headphones for Oculus Rift S Top Pick: Skullcandy Crusher    The are the perfect compliment to your VR experience as they offer … Read more

The 6 Best Headphones For Sim Racing

Girl wearing headphones while sim racing

So you finally built the sim rig of your dreams and need some headphones to go along with it. Then this guide is for you. Here are some of the best headphones for sim racing, that are sure to elevate your sound experience. Top Pick: Philips Fidelio X2HR    The open-back design of the ensures … Read more

Simucube 2 Pro: Direct Drive Excellence (Review)

There comes a time in which all racing sim pilots will look for an upgrade. Force feedback wheels do a lot to help immerse you in the racing world, but they simply don’t reach the same levels you otherwise would with a direct drive wheel, and there’s plenty of them to choose from. Today we’re … Read more

Simucube 2 Ultimate Review

The Simucube 2 Ultimate’s philosophy is a simple one: “only the best is good enough”. When you decide to make a switch from normal force feedback wheels to direct drive ones, this is something that you should definitely keep in mind. Seeing as direct drive wheels can be pretty expensive, you want the best possible … Read more