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Alienware reveals the specs of its Steam Machine

E3 isn’t just about the game announcements, it’s also about the hardware we play those games on so it’s fitting that Alienware has finally revealed the specification for its Steam Machine, despite Valve delaying its controller until next year. The Steam box will be called the Alienware Alpha and it …

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SteelSeries has revealed an eye tracker for PC

SteelSeries releases peripherals all the time, so sometimes it can be hard to get excited for announcements. However, the company has just revealed something entirely new, an eye tracker that will help train professional gamers by giving them statistics on their attention span and how often they focus on a …

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Dead Rising 3 will be coming to PC

One of the Xbox One’s biggest exclusive launch titles was Dead Rising 3 but the game won’t be staying console exclusive for much longer as Microsoft has revealed that the game will be making its way to PC. Now gamers will be able to enjoy the zombie slaying title at …

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Turtle Beach launches membership scheme for pro gamers

Turtle Beach, the long term maker of gaming headsets for both PC and consoles, has announced that it will be launching an elite membership programme for competitive and professional gamers. The scheme will offer benefits and discounts to anyone who buys an Elite gaming headset. Members of the new programme …

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Vodafone reveals extent of government snooping

Vodafone has revealed the extent of government snooping on its mobile network today, it turns out that many government agencies have full access to Vodafone’s 400 million customers, being able to snoop on conversations and general user data at any time without warning. The 40,000 word document that was published …

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Meet the robot that understands human emotion

Japanese telecoms company, Softbank, will be releasing an emotionally aware robot next February. The robot is called ‘Pepper’ and will cost less than $2000 on release, company CEO, Masayoshi Son, announced at a presentation. Pepper uses technology acquired from the French robotics company, Aldebaran. You may have heard of Aldbebaran before, its …

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Microsoft release PC drivers for Xbox One controller

Microsoft has been promising to up its PC support recently but many were surprised to find that the Xbox One controller didn’t support the PC on or even near release despite the success of the Xbox 360 controller on the platform. However, Microsoft has now released the PC drivers for …

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Ubisoft and Nvidia extend Gameworks partnership

Ubisoft and Nvidia’s Gameworks partnership has been extended passed Watch Dogs, Nvidia will now power several upcoming titles including The Division, Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity and the upcoming racing sim, The Crew. The Gameworks partnership recently stirred up some controversy after AMD claimed that it wasn’t given a …

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Amazon might finally reveal its smartphone this month

Amazon might finally reveal its long awaited smartphone later this month at an event in Seattle on the 18th of June. The company launched a short teaser video showing customers eyeing up an unannounced device but while Amazon hasn’t officially said anything about its smartphone plans, it seems likely that …

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Obama is a fan of The Witcher series

Being the President of the United States is a pretty big job so it’s unlikely that Obama spends much time playing video games. However, the man himself has expressed his admiration for CD Projekt Red’s “The Witcher” series but admits that it is still a part of his backlog and …

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Cybercriminals to ramp up gameover Zeus virus exploitation

The FBI and National Crime Agency have given PC users a two week warning to update their anti-virus software or at least get some as the Gameover Zeus virus is going to start allowing more cybercriminals to deploy Ransomware to steal bank account details and lock up hard drives. However, according …

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Batman Arkham Knight has been delayed until 2015

It turns out that Rocksteady’s finale to its Batman Arkham series won’t be coming out this October as it has been delayed until 2015 alongside a few other highly anticipated next generation titles that were due out this year. Like other developers, Rocksteady needs more time to make the best …

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Sony is finally discontinuing the PSP in Japan

Sony’s Playstation Portable handheld console was hugely popular, in-fact until the release of the Playstation 4, it was the fastest selling console in the UK on release. However, all good things come to an end and with Sony’s recent focus on the PS Vita, it’s time to put the old …

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Asus has revealed its two Steam Machines

Asus has just revealed two of its own Steam Machines at Computex, the new systems will release under the company’s ‘Republic of Gamers’ brand. One of the upcoming Steam OS powered PC’s will be a tiny, console like system while the other has more in common with a regular desktop. …

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Phanteks is set to launch two new mATX Enthoo cases

Phanteks is set to upgrade its Enthoo series with two new Mini-ITX/ Micro ATX  cases: The Enthoo EVOLV and the Enthoo Mini XL. Both cases have been built to maximise cooling capability with mounts for a pump and reservoir for those who want to build a tiny system with a …

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