Whether you're a desktop, console, or mobile gamer, the halls of CES had something to offer. We saw new gaming mice, laptops, handhelds, a next-generation board game — and that's just scratching the surface. All of the news and our hands-on impressions are collected in the StoryStream below, so step away from that copy of Skyrim and check them out!A special thanks to Borrow Lenses, who provided us with cameras and lenses for the week!
Mad Catz at CES 2012: headsets, arcade sticks, and a mouse (hands-on)
We had some hands-on time with several Mad Catz gaming peripherals at CES: the Cyborg Freq 5 headset, Tritton Primer headset, Cyborg MMO 7 mouse, and the Street Fighter X Tekken Arcade FightStick VS.
AMD's top-tier Radeon HD 7970 plays 'Battlefield 3' on three screens, two more for video conferencing (hands-on video)
AMD had a killer gaming rig at CES 2012, and our Vlad Savov took it for a spin in this video.
SoftKinetic's ten-finger virtual puppet show demo video walkthrough
Gesture control company SoftKinetic released a public alpha of new firmware for its DepthSense 311 that it claims will detect finger movement from as close as 15cm (vs. Kinect's 50cm) and as far away as about three feet. We try it out with a puppet show!
ePawn Arena: the 26-inch, $400 tabletop gaming screen with interactive game pieces (hands-on)
ePawn's seeking to shake up the tabletop gaming space with its $400, 26-inch Arena screen, which uses Bluetooth to connect to your mobile device and NFC to connect to real-life game pieces.
AMD Trinity demo: full HD gaming, video playback, and transcoding
AMD's next generation of Accelerated Processing Units, Trinity, was shown off to us at CES this year with an impressive multithreaded workload.
Shogun Bros. Ballista MK-1 gaming mouse adjusts DPI like an abacus (hands-on)
You're looking at the Ballista MK-1, a 5700dpi wired laser mouse that can independently adjust sensitivity on both the X and Y axes, on the fly, in fine increments, as well as its 1000Hz polling rate.
BlackBerry PlayBook gets 'Cut The Rope' at CES 2012 (hands-on)
RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet gets its own version of 'Cut The Rope.'
Hyperkin's $19.99 Game Genie for Nintendo 3DS (hands-on video)
Belkin's Game Genie is a $19.99 cheat device that's compatible with all of Nintendo's DS handhelds.
PlayStation Vita plays augmented reality soccer (hands-on video)
When PlayStation Vita launches in the United States and Europe, it'll come with six augmented reality cards, and you can download this pretty neat little game from the PlayStation Store.
PlayStation Vita 3G is carrier-locked, says AT&T
AT&T has confirmed to us that the PlayStation Vita 3G will indeed be carrier-locked. Only Ma Bell's SIM cards will work; inserting a SIM from T-Mobile or an international carrier will not work.
'Skyrim' on Eee Pad Transformer Prime demo video
A video demo of Skyrim being played on the Eee Pad Transformer Prime Android tablet via the Splashtop THD remote desktop app.
PlayStation Vita 3G for AT&T hands-on demo with Unit 13 (video)
There's not much left to learn about the PlayStation Vita that launched in Japan — find our full review right here — but we just got our hands on a Vita connected to AT&T's 3G HSPA network, and playing Unit 13.
Nintendo Wii U video walkthrough: Chase Mii, Battle Mii, the Zelda HD experience, and more!
Ross Miller and Chris Grant revisit the Wii U's E3 2011 demos including Chase Mii, Battle Mii, and the Legend of Zelda HD experience. Still fun, still not final hardware.
WikiPad pitches glasses-free 3D and Ice Cream Sandwich for less than $250: hands on (update)
WikiPad is showing off the WikiPad:3D at CES — an 8-inch tablet with a glasses-free 3D display running Android 4.
Who put OnLive on my Razer Project Fiona gaming tablet? (update: games run locally)
We noticed something rather curious when we got a first-hand look at Razer's Project Fiona prototype gaming slate: it's running OnLive, and it sure looks like the tablet is streaming games from remote servers rather than playing them using its Core i7 processor.
Nyko expands into licensed and non-gaming accessories
Nyko announced a range of new products for CES 2012.
Cyborg Freq 5 gaming headset lets you frag now, call friends and family later
Mad Catz is adding to its line of Cyborg gaming peripherals with the Freq 5, a new headset with some versatile features.
SteelSeries announces Ion iOS and Android gamepad, selection of headsets and mice
SteelSeries just announced a handful of accessories here at CES 2012. The most interesting is the Ion, a Bluetooth gamepad for iOS, Android, and Windows devices.
Mad Catz's modular MLG Pro Circuit game controller now shipping (hands-on pictures)
Naked as the day they were manufactured. Mad Catz's Pro Circuit Game Controller, with an extremely modular design, is now shipping for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, priced at $99.99 apiece
Samsung Series 7 Gamer notebook hands-on
The Samsung Series 7 Gamer notebook is a high-powered gaming laptop with a Core i7 processor, 2GB graphics card, and up to 16GB of RAM.
Razer Project Fiona gaming tablet hands-on video and pictures
We saw Razer's Core i7 winged gaming tablet under glass just over an hour ago, but here's Project Fiona in the flesh!
'Microsoft Flight' hands-on video
Microsoft Flight game demonstration at CES 2012.
Razer Naga Hex gaming mouse hands-on
Razer's Naga Hex gaming mouse, with six comfortable thumb buttons for a variety of custom functions.
Razer Blade gaming laptop hands-on video
Razer's Blade gaming laptop has spent quite a while in development, but it's finally coming in January for $2,799, and we were able to get our hands on it today at CES.
Razer's touchscreen 'Star Wars: The Old Republic' keyboard hands-on (video)
We got our hands on Razer's premiere $249.99 Star Wars: The Old Republic keyboard today and swiped our fingers across its LCD-equipped keys and multitouch auxiliary screen.
Razer Project Fiona is a Core i7 tablet with 'dual game controllers' coming Q4
Razer promised PC gaming on an all new form factor, and well, it wasn't kidding. Project Fiona is a gaming tablet, of sorts, with integrated dual game controllers. As you can see in the picture above, that's the best way to describe it.
Ion's new iCades: Mobile, Core, and Jr. hands-on
We just went hands-on with Ion's new iCade Mobile, a portable gaming handheld for the iPhone and other Bluetooth devices..
LG's 2012 3D Cinema TVs to have Gaikai cloud game streaming built-in
LG has just announced that it's going to integrate Gaikai's cloud gaming service, which streams games run on remote servers to your screen, into its 2012 Cinema 3D TVs. Like OnLive, Gaikai runs games on its hardware, and the video stream and your control input is sent to and from your home.
Shadowgun multiplayer showdown: two Verge editors face off in a Transformer Prime duel (video)
After watching Jonathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel play a multiplayer game of Shadowgun at Nvidia's CES 2012 press conference, we just had to give the formerly single player shooter a try for ourselves, and what better way to test than to work out the aggression of two Verge editors at the show?
Kinect for Windows coming February 1st with 'near mode' — not for use with Xbox 360
Ballmer just said it live on stage at CES. Yelling it, no less. Short and sweet. Kinect for Windows will be official on February 1st.
Microsoft: 18 million Kinect sensors sold
Microsoft's Kinect has sold 18 million units, alongside 66 million Xbox consoles.
Netflix coming to PlayStation Vita
Netflix is coming to the PS Vita, bringing the big red streaming service to the portable device's 960x544, 220ppi screen.
AT&T announces PS Vita 3G data plans and pricing
AT&T has announced details of 3G data plans for the PlayStation Vita.