Console Shock Podcast 117: ASUS ROG Ally vs Steam Deck

Retro and current gen gaming chat, with Trev and Stu, its the Console Shockcast! Trev finally has his hands on the ASUS ROG Ally, and it’s a great portable PC gaming solution. The question on everyones lips is how does it stack up to the Steam Deck? Should you ditch the SD or can they live together in peace? Listen on and find out! – Garish lighting on gaming PC’s, what’s the point? – How the Steam Deck and ASUS Ally fulfil different PC gaming niches. – SteamOS vs. Windows, which is a better fit for a handheld. – Navigating Windows with a joystick, how clunky is it? – Docking the SD and Ally to a TV, as easy as a Nintendo Switch? – Where the ASUS Ally fills the gaps the Steam Deck cant touch. – Using power draw profiles to get more battery life from the SD and Ally. – The extra processing grunt of the ASUS Ally and PS3 emulation. Intro/Outro Music – Face With Courage (Stage 3 Theme) – Sunset Riders (1991) – Arcade – Composer(s): Motoaki Furukawa