Mechanical-switch keyboards have been mainstream for a few years now. They add considerably to the tactile experience of gaming, and make day-to-day office tasks a great deal more satisfying, too – provided that your housemates and co-workers can put up with the incessant clacking.
A good headset is key for getting the most out of gaming sessions and various other activities you might need one for, such as Skype. As well as providing audio, most headsets incorporate a microphone so that you don’t need both headphones and a separate microphone to chat to friends while gaming.
Whether you’re a headset pro or gaming virgin, you’re likely to have seen the name Turtle Beach in many online reviews – that’s because the company is one of the leaders of the headset industry, having produced some award-winning gaming products.