Set up you own Game Hosting Server

Video Game Hosting….admit it every gamer at one point of time has wished he or she was the admin of their own personal server. Whether it be due to the fact you have had to deal with unfair admins in the past, or you simply just want a dedicated server for you and your friends to play on. The bottom line is video game server hosting is gaining in popularity and the market is responding. Many video game hosting websites make this process easy to setup and do not require any technical knowledge from the user. Unfortunately, there are so many companies out there most gamers don’t know where to start. Luckily, we have compiled a quick how to guide to help you when it comes to choosing the best game hosting company for your own individual needs…

1. Visit comparegamehosting.com (They have 150+ games to choose from hosted by over 50 different companies)

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2. Find the video game you want to host (For example: Don’t Starve or Minecraft)

3. Search the hosting companies by a variety of factors that may be important to you including price, location, and overall rating.

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4. Select a server hosting company…and start playing!

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It is really that simple! We were able to find a DayZ server for 30 players starting at $19.99 a month, which is a great deal given the popularity that game has. Let us know in the comments if you have ever tried hosting your own game server, and if you have any tips for new admins.

Choosing the Right Gaming Headset

As most serious gamers know, choosing the right gaming headset is extremely important. Headphones can either dramatically increase or decrease your overall gaming experience. There is also a lot of frustration in choosing the right headphones and knowing what features you really need. More importantly you also need to take into account if the headphones will work different platforms. Is both PC and Mac compatible? What about gaming consoles?

Well here at Play’N’Swap we have simplified all of this for you, and we have found what we consider to be the the BEST wireless gaming headset currently on the market.

Behold:

The Steelseries H Wireless Gaming Headsetsteelseries-h-wireless-headset[1]

 For a complete review of this product, including all of its awesome features please visit the link below:

STEELSERIES H WIRELESS HEADSET REVIEW

Play’N’Swap Easter Egg Hunt Event!

FREE Points and Prizes!
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There always fun to find, but now you can win BIG for finding ours!

For this weekend only, PlayNSwap.com will have Easter eggs scattered throughout the website. Try to find them in order to earn FREE points and other great prizes! As most gamers know, “Easter Eggs” are hidden references or secrets in video games. To celebrate this Easter weekend we have decided to hide some Easter eggs of our own.  Some of the Easter eggs are images of video game items and others are iconic video game characters. 

Items tend to stay in one place, but the characters themselves will be constantly moving around the website as the weekend goes by. That means a page you checked few moments ago may not be empty after all. The picture above is a hint and reference to some of the characters and items you can find on our website.
Visit PlayNSwap.com to start looking for Easter Eggs now!
                  

Instructions: Each Easter egg contains special details inside them. Simply search the website for hidden Easter eggs. Once you find them, click to open them up, and then follow the instructions inside to earn your FREE points or other great prizes.

For those of you savvy enough to read this blog post, we will let you in on a little secret: During course of this weekend there will be 31 Easter Eggs hidden on the website. 

6 Free Xbox Live Games for the Month of April!

The following Xbox Live games will be completely free to download during the month of April for Xbox Gold members:

* Pool Nation FX ($13.99 ERP): Available all month on Xbox One
* Child of Light ($14.99 ERP): Available all month on Xbox One
* Gears of War: Judgment ($19.99 ERP): Available from April 1-15 on Xbox 360
* Terraria ($14.99 ERP): Available from April 1-15 on Xbox 360
* Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag ($29.99 ERP): Available from April 16-30 on Xbox 360
* Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel ($19.99 ERP): Available from April 16-30 on Xbox 360