Best gaming chair for 2020: Top chair picks for PC or console gaming

If you’ve always pined for a great gaming chair to take your gaming setup to the next level, but you were never quite sure where to start, this roundup should eliminate some of the guesswork in your search. The best gaming chair for your needs should be comfortable and have an ergonomic design, and that’s not exactly easy to judge when you’re looking online.

One problem is that a lot of PC gaming chairs look pretty much the same. They also offer a dizzying array of features: mesh, breathable mesh, faux leather, lumbar support pillow, tilt mechanism, gaming recliner, adjustable backrest, padded armrest, footrest, bucket seat, rocker and more. And a chair is something you need first-hand (well, maybe not hand…) experience to judge.

The chairs tested here (and most of the ones we researched) share a lot of similarities: caster wheels and seat padding for extra comfort and

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Amazon Luna Controller hands-on: Console gaming almost anywhere

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The game selection for Amazon’s Luna gaming service might be thin, but there’s a lot to like about the Luna Controller, the Wi-Fi connected, console-style gamepad Amazon sells as a Luna accessory. Luna, which is still invitation-only, allows you to stream games to any PC or Mac computer, an iPhone, iPad or Fire TV-equipped television. You don’t need Amazon’s controller to play on Luna, but the Luna controller does a good job keeping your gameplay in sync with your input. It’s especially useful if you think you’ll move between screens often.

Luna, announced this September, is Amazon’s attempt to compete with similar gaming services from Google, Microsoft, Sony and Nvidia. The idea is to entice gamers into a recurring revenue stream by asking them to subscribe to a service that will often let them play a large library of new and old gaming titles on hardware that

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Get 25% off the Logitech G923, one of the best steering wheels for console and PC gaming

Back when I reviewed the Logitech G923, I was blown away by how realistic the TrueForce effects felt, especially considering the already respectable asking price when compared to others on the market. This is a mid-to-high end steering wheel and pedal combo that has received another £90 off, which means for racing fans and enthusiasts who don’t already have a decent sim-rig setup, you can’t go wrong. Also, don’t worry if you’re in the US, because there are some steering wheel deals for you at the bottom!



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There is one drawback with the G923; you need to either buy the PlayStation version, which works with both PS4, PS5, and PC, or the Xbox version, which is compatible with Xbox One, Xbox Series S and X, and PC. So tough luck if you like to drive virtually on both main home consoles.





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PlayStation 5: Amazon ‘really sorry’ after customers received cat food and other items instead of games console | Science & Tech News, Reports

Amazon says it is “really sorry” following reports that customers who had pre-ordered the new PlayStation 5 instead received deliveries of cat food and a foot massager.

Social media users have expressed their disappointment at what they claim are a spate of unsolicited deliveries, including cat food, a grill, and packing tape, instead of the much-awaited games console.

Amazon confirmed to Sky News that some of the social media reports were genuine, stating: “We’re all about making our customers happy, and that hasn’t happened for a small proportion of these orders.”

“We’re really sorry about that and are investigating exactly what’s happened,” the Amazon spokesperson added.

“We’re reaching out to every customer who’s had a problem and made us aware so we can put it right. Anyone who has had an issue with any order can contact our customer services team for help.”

The affected users have expressed concerns that

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Nintendo Adds Sharp as Assembler of Popular Switch Console

(Bloomberg) — Nintendo Co. has added Sharp Corp. as an assembler of its Switch console, according to people directly involved in the matter, as it works to stabilize production and hedge against U.S.-China trade tensions.

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The video game giant has struggled to produce enough units for most of this year as the hit game Animal Crossing: New Horizons and stuck-at-home consumers fueled demand. While the coronavirus outbreak hurt production early on, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa said this month that output has returned to normal and the Switch is now made in Malaysia, in addition to existing China and Vietnam locations.

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That Malaysia factory is owned by Sharp, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information isn’t public. Nintendo’s main assembly partner Foxconn Technology Co., a key unit of Foxconn Technology Group, owns

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PS5 Is Sony’s Biggest Console Launch Ever and More Units Are Coming by End of 2020

Sony announced Wednesday that the PS5 was the company’s biggest console launch ever, and promised more inventory of the next-gen console will be coming to retailers for eager gamers by the end of the year.

The official PlayStation Twitter account made the proclamation Wednesday morning and thanked folks for the continued support of the PS5.

“We want to thank gamers everywhere for making the PS5 launch our biggest console launch ever. Demand for PS5 is unprecedented, so we wanted to confirm that more PS5 inventory will be coming to retailers before the end of the year – please stay in touch with your local retailers,” the account read.

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PS5 Is Sony’s Biggest Console Launch Ever, More Stock Promised

After just under two weeks since launch, Sony is now calling the launch of the PlayStation 5 its “largest console launch ever,” while promising more stock before the end of the year.

The company shared the milestone on Twitter but didn’t get into the specifics of how many consoles it had sold or during what time period. The PS5 launched across a week, with the initial launch happening on November 12 and other regions only getting access on November 19. The console still launched in more regions than the PS4 did originally in 2013, where Sony sold 2.1 million units in the first two weeks.

It seems at the very least that record has been broken now.

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Sony Promises More PS5 Stock After Confirming Its ‘Biggest Console Launch Ever’

Sony has been a little tight-lipped about PS5 sales to date, and that hasn’t changed much today. While they have confirmed, via a new tweet, that the PS5 is their “biggest console launch ever,” that has not come with any exact sales figures.

This is not a huge surprise, given that Jim Ryan was already previously saying that the PS5 was pre-selling more units in a few hours than the PS4 had in a few weeks. But the scale of this remains unknown. We don’t know if the PS5 is selling 30% more than the PS4 or 300% more in this same period, and that may just come down to supply, ultimately.

The tweet also says that more PS5 stock will be made available to retailers before the end of the year. No doubt there is some amount of stock being saved for a Black Friday release,

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The connected car will be the new gaming console

Some 2.5 billion people around the world play video games, with tens of millions more joining their ranks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Gaming’s growing popularity isn’t only affecting how people spend their time cooped up at home. Indeed, its impact is even poised to extend to driving.

Struggling to see the nexus between the automotive and gaming industries? Take that up with Elon Musk, whose Tesla has already rolled out the Tesla Arcade — an in-car gaming console platform — in four models, with plans to expand hiring and potentially develop games exclusively for Tesla drivers. For its part, Mercedes-Benz unveiled a gaming console-equipped CLA Coupé last year.

Other manufacturers are all but certain to follow in the two luxury automakers’ paths. Indeed, among drivers younger than 30, 77% are interested in owning vehicles equipped with VR technology, which can allow in-car gaming, a recent Accenture survey found.

Amid an

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Exclusive games power Sony’s sky-high space-age console

Editor’s note: The PS5 is just hitting stores, and online services and features won’t be stress-tested until the console is widely available to the public. We consider this a review in progress, and will update it extensively over the next several weeks, adding a final review score when appropriate.



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The PS5 next to the Xbox Series X. 


My PS4 almost made it. It was a launch-day PlayStation 4 from 2013, and it worked great right up until the last few months, like it knew it was about to get the Marie Kondo treatment and replaced by the new, much-advanced PS5. The seven-year-old system still played games fine, but the optical drive mechanism grew confused, giving off random beeps, as if it were trying to eject a ghost disc. 

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And it was right to be worried. The powerful new PlayStation 5 console towers over its predecessor,

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