Performance Designed Products Archive

  • Gear Review: Pokémon Universal Nintendo DS Poké Ball Case

    By now you’ve likely already settled on a trusty, go-to carrying case that you’ve been using to lug around your favorite Nintendo DS family portable gaming machine. I know it can be hard to change from something you’re already comfortable and familiar with, but it […]

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  • Gear Review: Pixel Pals USB Adapter

    So you’ve amassed a collection of Pixel Pals and proceeded to blow through a bunch of AAA batteries to light the little guys up. I’m right there with you–I recently bought a 16-pack of rechargeable AAAs for the sole purpose of keeping Pixel Pals aglow. […]

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  • Gear Review: SNES Classic Edition Collectors Carrying Case

    So you were fortunate enough to score an elusive SNES Classic Edition console at launch, eh? How about a deluxe case to go with it? PDP’s got just the thing with a collector’s edition storage and carrying case, which hits the market today starting at […]

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  • Collectible Review: Mass Effect: Andromeda Nomad ND1 Diecast Model

    EA and BioWare took an alternative approach to their collector’s edition offerings for the launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda earlier in the year. Rather than bundling the game with an array of fancy collectibles, they separated the collectible components and the game into individual entities. […]

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  • Gear Review: PDP Media Remote for PlayStation 4

    PDP’s new PlayStation 4 Media Remote is an alternative to, not a replacement for, the company’s previously released Universal Media Remote. The operative word differentiating the two being universal, because whereas the last model was built as an all-in-one solution for controlling an entire center […]

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  • Sneak Peek at the Next Pixel Pals: The Joker and Harley Quinn!

    PDP is taking its Pixel Pals lineup beyond gaming to icons of the DC Universe, and I’ve got an early sneak peek at the next two characters. From Batman’s rogues gallery come none other than The Joker and Harley Quinn. I don’t have any spare […]

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  • Collectible Review: Pixel Pals

    Pixel Pals are the coolest collectible figure line to come along since the advent of Funko’s Pop! vinyl toys about seven years ago. Created by Performance Designed Products (PDP), Pixel Pals are small figures depicting iconic video game heroes as 8-bit pixel art mosaics. They’re […]

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  • Gear Review: PDP Titanfall 2 PC / Xbox One Controller

    Disclosure: Product sample provided to VGBlogger.com for review consideration by PDP. Third-party console accessories tend to be inconsistent in quality, especially when it comes to controllers. They’re often cheaper than the official controllers you get straight from Microsoft or Nintendo or Sony, which means they […]

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  • Accessory Review: Afterglow Prismatic Xbox One Controller

    You’ve heard the expression style over substance before. Well for PDP’s Afterglow Prismatic Xbox One controller the saying goes more like style and substance, which is not something that can be said for a lot of third-party gaming peripherals. The style part is totally front […]

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  • PDP Unveils Nintendo Licensed amiibo Stands, 3DS Cases, Game Storage & More

    In addition to the newly announced third wave of Wired Fight Pads for Wii / Wii U, Performance Designed Products (PDP) has revealed a new line of miscellaneous (and totally awesome) Nintendo licensed accessories. The products, which include everything from amiibo figure display stands, to […]

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