Review: Diamond HD Game Capture GC500

When you begin streaming games live or recording console game videos for YouTube, you need a capture card that works. The Diamond HD Game Capture GC500 device does its job, but not as well as I would have hoped. Although it does allow me to record my play from game systems, it lacks some of the smooth performance I was looking for in order to appear professional. However, the price is right for those that need a solution on a budget.

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Reviews: XSplit Gamecaster

Streaming game play is a growing fascination with hundreds of thousands of people. Services such as Twitch allow gamers to show off their play in virtually any game through the use of broadcasting software. XSplit Gamecaster is one such method that makes broadcasting to Twitch and other services easy for the beginner. After changing a few settings, this software is nearly plug-and-play allowing you to stream your gameplay within moments of downloading the software.

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