The mouse market is a confusing place filled with equally confusing terminology and numbers. There’s so much choice out there, from established brands to a myriad of newcomers offering insanely light mice designed for people who have sacrificed thousands of hours upon the altars of competitive multiplayer. So when I went hunting to replace my Logitech G403 I was greeted with so many choices that my brain immediately displayed a 404 error and refused to do anything for a few hours. After a lot of searching, I settled on one of Razer’s latest mice, the Basilisk V3, their updated version of a mouse I actually reviewed back in 2017. Three revisions later, how is it holding up?
Steelseries have been on a roll really, pumping out a bunch of solid mice, keyboards and headsets that have all done rather well critically and commercially. The Rival series of mice in particular has got a lot of fans, and indeed it wasn’t that long ago I reviewed the Rival 700 with its little OLED screen. You should go read that review. Really. Do it. So now it’s time to gets all handsy with the Rival 600, a mouse that’s a full 100 less good than the 700, right? That’s how it works, yeah?
Roccat have slowly but surely building their reputation over the years having put out a number of mice and keyboards which have gotten critical and consumer acclaim, the most notable probably being their Kone line-up of mice. Thus far I’ve not reviewed anything from the company, so today marks a first.
Ah, the humble mouse. Just imagine what this poor little guy gets put through on a daily basis, it’s wee feet being slid across a mat at insane speeds, all in the name of shooting some pixels. A good mouse that feels comfy to use is something I view as vital if you play a lot of games or spend a lot of time browsing the web, so with that in mind how do I feel about the Razer Basilisk?
The concept of constantly charging a wireless mouse via a mouse pad is not actually a new one, having been done many years prior. It didn’t take off back then, but now it seems Logitech believe they are the company to bring this sorcerous technology to the masses in the form of their Powerplay system. Putting aside the name which sounds like something straight out of the 90’s, is it actually any good?
Gaming mice have a problem; once you get past the cheaper options into the better hardware the performance is so good in terms of sensor accuracy it becomes practically impossible for the average gamer to discern any real difference between them. Sure, by running a battery of tests the minute gains of one sensor over another can be worked out, but does those differences really matter if you don’t actually notice them in real-world use? As a result, gaming mice are having to come up with other ways to attract attention. Enter the Rival 700 which has two unique features that set it apart from the competition.
Logitech have arrived on the market with yet another new product in the form of a very expensive £135 wireless mouse that makes a bold claim; it has good enough performance to make it trusted by top-level E-Sports players. It’s a very confident attitude from Logitech considering hardcore […]
I’ve been lucky enough to play around with a lot of pretty expensive gaming mice over the years, testing offerings from the likes of Razer and Logitech and often switching over to whatever one I felt best, because a good mouse has always been important to me. But […]
Although it had terrific performance, especially for its low price, the G302 Daedalus Prime from Logitech wasn’t a mouse I had much love for personally, mostly because it was an uncomfortable beast for those like myself who use a palm grip, and felt a little too cheap. From a […]
Logitech have been at it again, this time working hard on a follow-up to the G302 MOBA mouse they released last year. This one is aptly named the G303 Daedalus Apex Mouse, and to simply look at the picture there doesn’t seem to be much different between it and […]