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DriveClub will contain microtransactions

Sony’s exclusive racing sim, DriveClub, is due to come out soon after suffering a lengthy delay. The Director for the game once referred to microtransactions as a ‘plague’ but that isn’t stopping the studio from incorporating them in to the upcoming game. Some developers and publishers seem to think that …

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New Unreal Tournament to be completely free

Epic Games has announced that it is working on a brand new Unreal Tournament and the best part about it is that it’s going to be completely free, not free to play with micro-transactions but actually free, taking a step back from the current trend in video games. The game …

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PS4 to sell 51 million units by 2016

According to the International Data Corporation, the Playstation 4 is on track to sell 51 million units by 2016 which will top the Xbox One globally. However, if Microsoft were to unbundle the Kinect, then its console would have a real shot at over throwing Sony in sales in North …

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Samsung is replacing its Mobile Design Chief

Samsung’s Galaxy flagships have been defiantly plastic for years despite other manufacturers moving on to more premium designs like the metal body of the HTC One. However, it seems that the company is looking for change as it has replaced its Chief of Mobile Design, Chang Dong-hoon. Dong-hoon isn’t losing a …

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Project Morpheus to have a new design at launch

Sony recently revealed its answer to the Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus, at the Game Developers Conference this year. The VR headset featured a pretty good design for a prototype, full 360 degree positional tracking with low latency and a 1080p screen but the standout design might not be staying for …

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Devs abandon Steam Early Access title Towns

Yesterday a Steam Early Access title had to be booted off of steam, which raised some valid worries about how Greenlight and Early Access are run. Today we have more cause to not trust the Greenlight or Early Access programmes as the developers behind Towns have abandoned the project completely. …

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New Android malware is holding phones to ransom

Researchers have uncovered new Android based malware that holds smartphones for ransom, claiming that you must pay $300 or face completely false criminal charges for viewing illegal porn. In order to really freak people out, Android-Trojan.Koler.A uses Geo location data to tailor warnings to whichever country the user is based in. …

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Tesco is planning to launch its own smartphone

Upon the success of Tesco’s budget Android tablet option, the Hudl, the supermarket has revealed that it is now focussing on bringing out its own Hudl branded smartphone. The supermarket’s latest device is said to be out by the end of the year, just in time for the holidays which …

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Amazon now lets you shop on Twitter

Amazon launched a new service yesterday called #AmazonCart, the online retailer is hoping that you’ll be scrolling through Twitter, see an Amazon link and and want to buy the product on less than 140 characters worth of information. In order to add Twitter items to your cart, all you have …

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Microlab T1 wireless headset review

Microlab is a relatively small company in the audio world but that isn’t stopping it from delivering decent quality speaker systems. Previously we have had a look at the Solo 6C as well as the FC360 2.1 speaker systems and were impressed by both. Can Microlab deliver similar sound quality …

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Steam yanks scam game from Steam Early Access

Earth: Year 2066 has been kicked off of Steam’s Early Access programme after being accused of plagiarism, deleting negative feedback and creating fake accounts to talk up the game. The rip off title cost $19.99 on the Steam store which was deemed far too much considering how broken the game …

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