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Top 100 Games Trends in September

From Interactive VTuber Mascots to Cloud-Focused Mini PCs

— September 11, 2022 — Tech
This list of September 2022 games trends reflects the recent announcements from high-profile gaming events such as Gamescom, as well as the new innovations in the hardware and software sectors with respect to gaming. The list encompasses new game releases, new gaming peripherals, and upgraded computer components.

The AT2020USB-X microphone is a notable release from this month. The previously-released AT2020USB+ is one of the most popular choices for content creators, streamers, and online gamers alike. The AT2020USB-X version only improves on the performance of its predecessor, making this a top choice for the online community. This microphone leverages cardioid condenser technology to isolate voice input even in semi-noisy rooms while filtering out background noise. Additionally, the mic has a built-in 3.5mm audio jack that allows for the blending of voice and computer audio to a single source.

Another innovative gaming peripheral this month is the Corsair Xeneon Flex monitor. This is a malleable monitor with a display that can be curved at the user's will up to a maximum flex of 800R. The monitor can also be used as a flat panel, if desired. This is a 1440p OLED display with a refresh rate of 240Hz, making it a perfect choice for gaming, content creation, video editing, and more.
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Remastered Slice-of-Life Games
Remastered Slice-of-Life Games
Don't Nod Entertainment Announced 'Life is Strange: Arcadia Bay'
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90s Horror Game Reboots
90s Horror Game Reboots
THQ Nordic Confirms the Reboot of 'Alone In The Dark' for PC and Console
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98
Esports Deep-Dive Events
Esports Deep-Dive Events
Esports Insider Launched the 'Esports Industry Week' in London
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97
Efficient Computer Memory Modules
Efficient Computer Memory Modules
Teamgroup Launched the 'Elite' and 'Elite+' DDR5 RAM Modules
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96
Game-Streaming Service Updates
Game-Streaming Service Updates
Microsoft Added Eight Games to Xbox Game Pass This Month
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95
Economic Esports Initiatives
Economic Esports Initiatives
Skillshot Launches the Georgia Esports League for Economic Growth
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94
Video Game Collaboration Events
Video Game Collaboration Events
Fortnite and Fall Guys Announce New Destiny 2 Game Events
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93
Fan-Focused Esports Platforms
Fan-Focused Esports Platforms
Furious Gaming Taps FITCHIN to Bolster Fan Engagement
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92
Character-Focused Shooter Games
Character-Focused Shooter Games
Nexon Unveiled 'The First Descendant' with a Full Trailer
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Anime-Inspired Game Crossovers
Anime-Inspired Game Crossovers
Fortnite Confirms a Dragon Ball Z Bundle Will Launch on August 16
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90
Mobile Operating Systems
Mobile Operating Systems
Google Released the Android 13 OS for its Pixel Line of Phones
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Franchise-Backed Esports Partnerships
Franchise-Backed Esports Partnerships
McDonalds Australia Partners with The Chiefs Esports Club
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Esports Hardware Partnerships
Esports Hardware Partnerships
AMD Has Become the PC Hardware Partner of BOOM Esports
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Student-Focused Esports Leagues
Student-Focused Esports Leagues
NACE Starleague Partners with LeagueSpot for its Upcoming Season
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86
Mesh Gaming Routers
Mesh Gaming Routers
ASUS Debuted its First Mesh Wi-Fi System, the 'ROG Rapture GT6.'
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85
Legacy Role-Playing Games
Legacy Role-Playing Games
'ArenaNet' Announced the Availability of 'Guild Wars 2' on Steam
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84
Esports Collegiate Tournaments
Esports Collegiate Tournaments
The 'Red Bull Campus Clutch' Announces its List of Sponsors
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83
Rebranded Game Publishers
Rebranded Game Publishers
Koch Media Annouced its New Branding Under the Name 'Plaion'
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Esports-Based  Visual Rebrands
Esports-Based Visual Rebrands
ESL Gaming Rebrands Visual Assets for Its National Leagues
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Esports AI Business Solutions
Esports AI Business Solutions
Acend Club Partners with Shikenso Analytics to Track Engagement
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80
Digital Esports Tournament Collectibles
Digital Esports Tournament Collectibles
ARterra Labs Partners with the Champion of Champions Tour
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AI-Powered Esports Companies
AI-Powered Esports Companies
Regression Games Raised $4.2 Million USD to Advance its AI Services
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Fighting Game Character Announcements
Fighting Game Character Announcements
Capcom Announced Juri and Kimberly for Street Fighter 6
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Sci-Fi Survival Games
Sci-Fi Survival Games
Funcom Announced the 'Dune: Awakening' MMORPG at Gamescom 2022
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Internet-Monitoring AI Softwares
Internet-Monitoring AI Softwares
Kidas Launched the ProtectMe Solution for Protecting Kids Online
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Australian Esports Partnerships
Australian Esports Partnerships
ORDER Announced the 'RMIT Futures Series' in Melbourne
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Budget-Friendly Tablets
Budget-Friendly Tablets
The 'CHUWI HiPad Max' is a Powerful $199 USD 10-inch Tablet
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Esports Delivery Partnerships
Esports Delivery Partnerships
Panda Global Announces Grubhub as Title Sponsor for the Panda Cup
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Mobile Sports Manager Games
Mobile Sports Manager Games
'EA Sports' Released 'Manager Mode' for FIFA Mobile Players to Enjoy
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Esports Fan Engagement Platforms
Esports Fan Engagement Platforms
FC Cincinnati Joins Rival to Launch a Fan-Focused Gaming Platform
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Embedded Game-Streaming Monitors
Embedded Game-Streaming Monitors
Samsung Launched Four New Gaming Monitors at Gamescom 2022
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69
Ever-Expanding Game Universes
Ever-Expanding Game Universes
Warner Bros. Games Announced MultiVersus Season 1 Details
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Esports Company Divestments
Esports Company Divestments
Tidal Gaming is Rebranding to Sportsflare with a New Company Focus
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67
Midrange Gaming Monitors
Midrange Gaming Monitors
HyperX Launched the 'Armada 27' 1440p, 165Hz Gaming Monitor
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Esports Celebration Events
Esports Celebration Events
Belong Gaming Arenas Joins OpTic Gaming for 'OpTic Day' Celebrations
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65
Oral Care Esports Series
Oral Care Esports Series
Esports Organization Gen.G Announces Partnership with SmileDirectClub
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Digital Card Game Tournaments
Digital Card Game Tournaments
Mattel163 Announced the 'Wildcard Series: All Stars' for UNO! Mobile
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Next-Gen Desktop Processors
Next-Gen Desktop Processors
AMD Confirmed the Release of its 7000-Series Desktop Processors
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Customizable Console Controllers
Customizable Console Controllers
Sony Announced the 'DualSense Edge' at Gamescom 2022
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Cat-Themed Gaming NFTs
Cat-Themed Gaming NFTs
Planetarium Labs Announced the 'De:Centralized Cat' NFT Collection
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60
Web3 Game Development Services
Web3 Game Development Services
Wisdom Gaming Launched 'Wisdom Labs' for Web3 Developers
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59
Esports NFT Platforms
Esports NFT Platforms
Esports and Gaming NFT Platform IKONIC Finally Launches
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Esports Betting Platforms
Esports Betting Platforms
PandaScore is Partnering with William Hill for Esports Betting Solutions
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Console Gaming PC Platforms
Console Gaming PC Platforms
Sony Announced an Upcoming PlayStation Launcher for PC
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56
Esports Hardware Partnerships
Esports Hardware Partnerships
The LG UltraGear 27GP950-B Was Named the Official Monitor of RUGC
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55
Danish Student Esports Leagues
Danish Student Esports Leagues
Astralis Partners with HK Privat for the 'Studie_CS' Esports League
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54
Mappable Mobile Gaming Controllers
Mappable Mobile Gaming Controllers
PowerA Announced the 'MOGA XP5-i Plus' for iOS Gamers
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Expanded Mobile Game Publishers
Expanded Mobile Game Publishers
ZiMad is Looking to Partner with New Publishers and Developers
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52
Canadian Horror Games
Canadian Horror Games
Brass Token Announced its First Horror Game Titled 'The Chant'
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51
Luxe Esports Trophies
Luxe Esports Trophies
Tiffany & Co Partners with Riot Games to Design the Championship Trophy
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50
Inclusive Esports Invitationals
Inclusive Esports Invitationals
Misfits Gaming Announces the Misfits Gaming VALORANT Invitational
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49
Eco-Friendly Esports Initatives
Eco-Friendly Esports Initatives
Esports Insider Launches the 'Carbon Neutral Collective'
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48
Browser Game Streaming Services
Browser Game Streaming Services
GeForce Now Updated its Premium Streaming Service for Chrome
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47
Esports Peripheral Partners
Esports Peripheral Partners
HyperX Partners with SoLA I CAN Technology and Entrepreneurship Center
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Energy Drink Esports Partnerships
Energy Drink Esports Partnerships
Red Bull Partners with 'Bacon Time' Going Forward
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Mysterious Action Games
Mysterious Action Games
Focus Entertainment Announced 'Atlas Fallen' for Modern Consoles
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Cloud Gaming Library Updates
Cloud Gaming Library Updates
Xbox is Adding User-Owned Libraries to its xCloud Gaming Service
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Virtual Horse Racing Hubs
Virtual Horse Racing Hubs
Star Stable Entertainment Launched the 'Ride With Us' Platform
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Cloud Gaming Handhelds
Cloud Gaming Handhelds
Logitech Partnered up with Tencent on the 'Logitech G Gaming'
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41
Esports Betting Solutions
Esports Betting Solutions
Oddin.gg Raised $4.5 Million USD to Scale its Esports Services
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40
NFT-Based Fantasy Worlds
NFT-Based Fantasy Worlds
The 'Yumon World' is Created and Headed by its Userbase
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39
Brazilian-American Esports Facilities
Brazilian-American Esports Facilities
FURIA Esports Will Open a New Miami Venue in Fall 2022
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38
Asymmetrical Multiplayer Games
Asymmetrical Multiplayer Games
2K Games Relaunched the Servers for its 'Evolve' Multiplayer Game
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37
Ultra-Immersive Premium Monitors
Ultra-Immersive Premium Monitors
Samsung's 'Odyssey Ark' is a 55-Inch 4K Monitor with Six Speakers
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36
Mobile Game-Branded Headsets
Mobile Game-Branded Headsets
EKSA Launched the 'E900 x Lords Mobile' Limited-Edition Headset
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35
Esports Crypto Partnerships
Esports Crypto Partnerships
Cloud9 Announces a Crypto Casino Partnership with BC.GAME
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34
Web3 Gaming Platforms
Web3 Gaming Platforms
'AO Labs' Raised $4.5 Million USD to Develop the 'Spacebar' Gaming Platform
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33
Revamped Esports Facilities
Revamped Esports Facilities
Team Liquid Taps Alienware for a Visual Refresh of its Facilities
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Hybrid RGB Mouse Mats
Hybrid RGB Mouse Mats
Razer's 'Strider Chroma' Mouse Mat Blends Soft and Hard Mouse Mats Together
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Cartoon Superhero Figurines
Cartoon Superhero Figurines
Hasbro Pulse Unveiled the 'Crimson Hawk Ranger' Action Figure
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30
Horror Dating Game Hybrids
Horror Dating Game Hybrids
Behaviour Interactive Launched the 'Hooked On You' Dating Sim
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29
AR Metaverse NFTs
AR Metaverse NFTs
Jadu Announced a Series of 11,111 NFTs Tied to Digital Avatars
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Studio-Quality USB Microphones
Studio-Quality USB Microphones
Audio-Technica Announced the 'AT2020USB-X' Mic for Content Creators
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Eco-Beer Esports Partnerships
Eco-Beer Esports Partnerships
Bud Light NEXT Announced a Partnership with the EVO Tournament
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26
Smart TV Live-Streaming Apps
Smart TV Live-Streaming Apps
Google Released 'Mosaic Mode' for YouTube TV Viewers
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25
Industry-Leading Gaming Laptops
Industry-Leading Gaming Laptops
MSI Teamed up with Samsung on a 240Hz OLED Gaming Laptop
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24
AI-Powered Metaverse Characters
AI-Powered Metaverse Characters
Inworld AI Raised $50 Million USD to Create AI-Driven Characters
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23
Bendable Gaming Monitors
Bendable Gaming Monitors
The Corsair Xeneon Flex is a Malleable Ultra Wide Display
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22
Mental Health-Supporting Games
Mental Health-Supporting Games
Paradise Island is a Mobile Game that Rewards Health-Positive Acts
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21
Programmable Single-Knob Keypads
Programmable Single-Knob Keypads
Megalodon Launched Preorders for its 'Macro Knob Pad'
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20
PC Building Giveaways
PC Building Giveaways
Overclockers UK is Giving Away 'PC Building Simulator 2' with a PC
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19
Compact Gaming Soundbars
Compact Gaming Soundbars
Yamaha's 'SR-C30A' is the Perfect Addition to a Desktop Gaming Setup
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18
Video Game-Themed Bourbons
Video Game-Themed Bourbons
Ubisoft Debuts an 'Assassin’s Creed 15th Anniversary' Whisky
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17
Luxury Game-Inspired Hypercars
Luxury Game-Inspired Hypercars
McLaren Unveiled the 'Solus GT' from Gran Turismo at $3.6 Million
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16
Ad-Supported Gaming Services
Ad-Supported Gaming Services
'Playmanity' Lets All Users Play Full Games by Watching Ads
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15
Pocket-Sized Quality Projectors
Pocket-Sized Quality Projectors
Yaber Provides High-Quality Images and is the Size of an iPhone
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14
Anime Creature-Inspired Vehicles
Anime Creature-Inspired Vehicles
Mini Unveiled a Pikachu-Themed Aceman Car at Gamescom 2022
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13
Programmable Keypad Accessories
Programmable Keypad Accessories
Megalodon's Triple Knob Macro Pad is Made for Content Creators
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12
AI-Driven Virtual Avatars
AI-Driven Virtual Avatars
Sensorium Announced 'Sensorium Galaxy' with New AI Technology
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11
Cloud-Focused Mini PCs
Cloud-Focused Mini PCs
MohaCloud Announced a Compact Cloud Gaming-Focused Desktop PC
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10
Ultra-Thin IPS Laptops
Ultra-Thin IPS Laptops
The LG Gram 17 for 2022 Boasts a 16:10 IPS Display for Productivity
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9
Interactive VTuber Mascots
Interactive VTuber Mascots
Tony the Tiger Joins Twitch as First-Ever Mascot VTuber
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8
Hyperrealistic Avatar Generators
Hyperrealistic Avatar Generators
'every anyone' Leverages AI to Create Metaverse-Ready Avatars
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7
Personalizable 40-Percent Keyboards
Personalizable 40-Percent Keyboards
Keychron Launched the 'Q9' Aluminum Keyboard with QMK Support
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6
All-in-One PC Devices
All-in-One PC Devices
HP Launched the 2022 HP Envy 34 with Full Entertainment Capabilities
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5
Backpack-Mounted Desktop Computers
Backpack-Mounted Desktop Computers
The eBlaztr is a Desktop Tower with a Portable Design
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4
Cosmetic Metaverse Realms
Cosmetic Metaverse Realms
Nars Cosmetics Launches 'Nars Color Quest' on Roblox
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3
Seamless Multitasking Keyboards
Seamless Multitasking Keyboards
Keychron Announced the Multi-Device 'K6 Pro' Customizable Keyboard
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2
Mid-Range Mini PCs
Mid-Range Mini PCs
Beelink Launched the 'SER5600H' Compact PC with Impressive Performance
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1
Mini Gaming Keyboards
Mini Gaming Keyboards
Nordic Game Supply Unveils 'The Shrimp' Mechanical Keyboard
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