5. AverMedia C281 Game Capture HD
The C281 model is just a wee bit better than the C281 model because of it’s more easily accessible recording setup. It’t possible to do all your video game recording without the use of a PC and record up to 1080p, 60 input and 30fps. The remote makes managing your gameplay recording a much simpler affair.
4. Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition
The many editions of this hardware are all great picks, but this one’s more suited for the more hardcore gamers out there. You can not only do your video editing through Windows PC’s, you can also perform those same tasks via Mac. Both major computer brands are covered here, so you won’t have any issue recording your HD gameplay vids. You can do all of your recording through HDMI or those old school composite cables for retro consoles.
3. Roxio Game Capture HD Pro
This miniature capture box works more for future gaming celebrities who do their work via Twitch.tv. The simple setup and ease of access makes this one of the better choices for livestream concentrated gamers that want to deliver great visuals in 720p or 1080i. Get yourself a compatible USB cable to get the most out of the Roxio Game Capture HD Pro.
2. AverMedia C875 Live Gamer Portable (LGP)
This premium, miniature game capture device is pure quality. With just one button press, you’ll be welcomed to the world of recording any current console you may have in stock. All you need to do is equip an SD card and record your footage up to 1080p. Livestreaming your gameplay ventures are an easier process with this device thanks to it’s “pick up and go” accessibility.
1. Elgato Game Capture HD
If you stay abreast of all the video game livestream proceedings of your favorite live gamers, then you know that most of them do their recording with the Elgato Game Capture HD. The setup is simple, the black box looks great, it comes in a perfect small size and you’ll only need two items to fully utilize it – an HDMI cable and a USB cable. The coolest part of this video game capture device is the one-button option that allows you to post gameplay up to your social media accounts.