Feeds
45%

3rd Space FPS gaming vest

Could've been a great gaming accessory, but came up short

Business security measures using SSL

During gameplay the air compressor creates a constant background noise, a little louder than an Xbox 360 Elite, for example. After a quick succession of hits, typically three volleys of four rapid fire hits, the compressor needs to build up a reservoir of compressed air again filling the jacket, and when it does it makes a hell of a noise - which, if you're not expecting it, can be quite distracting.

3rd Space FPS gaming vest

Also available in special forces black

The air pockets are located primarily around the front of the vest, with two positioned at the back. So when you get fragged by a grenade for instance, it feels like someone has just poked you in the kidneys. The effect of this is a little startling, but still not quite the same sensation as being hit by shrapnel. We imagine.

It's available in both camouflage and black (for those nighttime special ops) and S/M and L/XL. We had the L/XL version, and on a six foot frame it didn't leave a great deal to the imagination despite it's fully adjustable straps.

Verdict

The gaming vest is such a nice idea - it's just poorly thought out. The games that this ships with are really quite dated, it's expensive, and it only runs on a PC. This would have made a great prototype if the promise of a quieter, more compatible version was on its way.

New hybrid storage solutions

45%

3rd Space FPS gaming vest

Hang on for the Mk II or III at least
Price: £150 RRP

More from The Register

next story
Half a BILLION in the making: Bungie's Destiny reviewed
It feels very familiar - but it's still good
Apple's big bang: iPhone 6, ANOTHER iPhone 6 Plus and WATCH OUT
Let's >sigh< see what Cupertino has been up to for the past year
Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales
Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
A SCORCHIO fatboy SSD: Samsung SSD850 PRO 3D V-NAND
4Gb/s speeds on a consumer drive, anyone?
Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water
Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Get your Indian Landfill Android One handsets - they're only SIXTY QUID
Cheap and deafening mobes for the subcontinental masses
Apple's SNEAKY plan: COPY ANDROID. Hello iPhone 6, Watch
Sizes, prices and all – but not for the wrist-o-puter
prev story

Whitepapers

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.
Saudi Petroleum chooses Tegile storage solution
A storage solution that addresses company growth and performance for business-critical applications of caseware archive and search along with other key operational systems.
Security and trust: The backbone of doing business over the internet
Explores the current state of website security and the contributions Symantec is making to help organizations protect critical data and build trust with customers.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.