Gfinity made the biggest investment we have seen in the UK Counter Strike scene for many years with the Gfinity Elite Series. The eight week long LAN league features five wholly UK rosters, as well as a $110,000 prize pool and is broadcast on Twitch, BBC Three and BT Sport. The event began on the 8th of July 2017 and hosted a range of topflight talent such as Henry “HenryG” Greer and Alex “Machine” Richardson. BBC Three have even been doing a few interviews and editorial pieces with players, such as Charlie “pickles” Pickles of Endpoint. However, when the tournament finishes on the 2nd of September, it will also likely bring an end to much of the exposure [...]
ZOWIE very kindly sent us a set of their peripherals for us to review. I have been picked to kick these reviews off with their mouse, the ZOWIE EC2-A.
The mouse. One part, simple as that, which combines your four-tier ensemble.
With that said, it’s a pretty daunting task finding the ‘perfect’ mouse for you, whether its size, weight or price. A huge set of variables that all determine the choice you make out of the huge arsenal out there, from Logitech through Razer right down to the focus of this article, ZOWIE (by BenQ).
The weapon of choice for me was originally a ZOWIE ZA11, a mouse that I found mimicked the shape of the mouse that came [...]
We were contacted by Inertia Computers to do a review of the FadeCase Karambit knife, an accurate replica of the in-game skin, as they have just become the UK reseller of this collectors item. As it is a CSGO in-game item coming to life, and a UK based company, we thought we would open the doors to doing reviews (and I really wanted to get my hands on one of the knives!).
The attention to detail that went into the manufacturing of this knife is impressive, they have kept the design on par with the game, right down to the patterns you can choose from. Even the box that the knife comes in is elegant enough to be part of the display.
The knife itself is a thing of [...]