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10 hot gaming hardware designs for the maximum experience

Whether you're an eSports pro or a hobby gamer, manufacturers and companies of the gaming industry are outdoing themselves with innovative products for the perfect gaming experience. With Gamescom around the corner, we have put together 10 hot gaming highlights from the iF DESIGN AWARD 2023!

The Gamescom – the “Heart of Gaming” – is Europe`s biggest fair for digital gaming and will take place 23-27 August in Cologne. A true indicator of how the scene has developed and how multifaceted the gaming experience became. Gamers are not only exploring virtual worlds more and more, eSports and mobile gaming are the great buzzwords of today's gamer scene. This phenomenon is also reflected every year in our iF DESIGN AWARD – from the first VR-Designs to the nicest gaming laptops.

See below the newest trends and a compilation of 10 products for the perfect, overall gaming experience.

1: For the eyes and ears

PlayStation(R) VR2 VR-Headset

PlayStation(R) VR2 takes VR gaming to a whole new level, enabling a greater sense of presence and allowing players to escape into game worlds like never before. With the headset on and controllers in hand, players will experience a heightened range of sensations unlike any other, thanks to the latest technology built into the hardware. The Jury thinks, this deserves an iF DESIGN AWARD 2023 Gold.


2: For keeping it all together

Oracle Air SSD

Oracle Air is An SSD with spacial dual-layer thermal design. Traditional SSD enclosure design will pull out the heat to its cover, and the out cover will become hot and can't even hold on hands. Another way is to cover all the heat inside, but SSD's life cycle will become really short. Oracle Air use spacial dual-layer design to fix this issue.


3: For fighters

The Victrix Pro FS/FS12 Arcade Fight Stick

The Victrix Pro FS/FS12 Arcade Fight Stick is built to win fight games. The fight stick combines powerful performance with all-day comfort and extreme durability to allow the fight game athlete to play for hours.


4: For the fingers

Machenike KT68 Smart Screen

Machenike KT68 Smart Screen is a personalized wireless mechanical keyboard, similar to the retro typewriter design, with 68 key compact layout, an 5 * 65 editable smart dot matrix screen, wired - 2.4G wireless - Bluetooth the third mock examination connection.


5: For racers

Logitech G Pro Racing Wheel & Pedals

The Logitech G Pro Racing Wheel & Pedals is a pro-level racing simulation ecosystem designed with and for the pro sim racer. Featuring TRUEFORCE feedback technology and high-performance direct drive to deliver the most precise and pure connection to the car, the road and the race.


6: For adventurers

Odyssey ARK Gaming Screen

As the gaming industry is advancing toward a new level of sophistication propelled by the growing diversity of game styles and genres and technological progress, gaming monitors must play a role beyond a screen that simply displays the game. ARK is equipped with the world’s first 4K 55-inch, 1000R curved screen.


7: For comfort

Motion 1 Haptic Gaming Chair

The Work & Play Setup of The Future Designed from the ground up, Motion 1 brings a whole new identity to Cooler Master’s Setup centrepiece. Driven by a unique partnership with D-BOX, Motion 1 revolutionizes the Home Setup for Work and Play by delivering an immersive high-fidelity haptic experience.


8: For everywhere

Logitech G Cloud Handheld Console

Logitech G CLOUD Gaming Handheld puts the best of cloud gaming in your hands. Designed specifically for gaming, it has a large 16:9 7-inch Full HD touchscreen with a 60Hz refresh rate. The precision controls rival the best controllers.


9: For the smartphone

ROG AeroActive Cooler 6

AeroActive Cooler 6 is the only external mobile phone accessory with physical buttons and an active temperature control. The four buttons can be used to activate combo game moves, and the temperature-detecting cooling system prevents in-game lags. Users can connect the cooler to their phone anywhere at any time without an external power supply to enjoy unlimited gaming.


10: For low maintenance

VENENO gaming laptop

Encased in recycled aluminum, VENENO is a gaming laptop designed with a tilt display solution and sustainability in mind. Through a clever redesign where hefty parts are relocated from the base panel onto the laptop’s back stand, so it not only gains an unobstructed thermal advantage for absolute performance but allows system upgrades.


Want to conquer the gaming sphere with your design?

See what the iF DESIGN AWARD offers designers and manufacturers of gaming equipment. Seize the opportunity to make sure that your devices – whether consoles, laptops, PCs or accessories – stand out from the crowd by being honored within a coveted competition. Read more.