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Oculus suspends Rift sales in China

Oculus has decided to suspend sales of its Rift development kit in China because a lot of people are buying them for re-sale. Oculus has just begun shipping out pre-orders of its second development kit to countries around the world, including China. The DK 2 is an in-development version of …

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You can now sign up for the Evolve alpha

Turtle Rock, the developer behind the upcoming game Evolve has announced a public Alpha test. Places are limited so you’ll  have to fill out a short survey in order to sign up but it will give you a good taste of the game before its release in October. Update: This …

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Google is starting to forget BBC and Guardian articles

Google has begun complying with EU privacy law and is processing “right to be forgotten” requests. However, the process seems to be removing BBC and Guardian news articles from the search engine. The Guardian’s James Ball has said that six of the paper’s articles have been removed so far and …

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Nexus 9 leaked specs are impressive

We are seeing a fair few leaks of the upcoming Nexus 9 at the moment, right now HTC is supposedly making Google’s next tablet and it is set to feature some pretty powerful components. The latest information comes from evleaks, who claims that the early renders of the device were …

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UK Dungeon Keeper ad banned for misleading customers

The UK Advertising Standards Authority has banned a Dungeon Keeper advert after ruling that it mislead customers and shouldn’t be called a free game. The investigation came after a user complained that the advert omitted significant information. The advert in question said: “GET DUNGEON KEEPER ON MOBILE FOR FREE! … …

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Murdered: Soul Suspect dev shuts down

Murdered: Soul Suspect developer, Airtight Games, has shut down shortly after the release of its final game. A sign was put up outside of the Redmond HQ stating that the company was closing down and that all of its office equipment was up for sale. Airtight recently released Murdered: Soul …

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The PS4 controller is now fully compatible with PS3

If you have problems with the Playstation 3 controller and prefer the much improved Dual Shock 4 then it might interest you to know that the gamepad is now fully compatible with Sony’s last gen console. The latest PS3 firmware update will allow users to wirelessly connect their PS4 controllers. Reddit …

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Oculus dev kit 2 to start shipping this month

The new Oculus Rift development kit has been up for pre-order for a while now but Oculus has announced that it is finally ready to start shipping the headset. Ten thousand of the 45,000 pre orders will ship this month with the rest shipping shortly after. Oculus VR Community Manager, …

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Windows 9 preview could arrive this year

Rumor has it that Microsoft is preparing a Windows 9 preview for the end of this year ahead of the Operating System’s full release next year. It is currently believed that the next iteration of Windows will mainly target those still using Windows 7. “Before Threshold is released next spring, Microsoft …

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Crytek launches free to play title Warface

Crytek has launched its free to play shooter, Warface, amid reports of the developer’s financial troubles. Warface is the latest free to play title to hit Steam, it has also been made available on the Xbox 360. Crytek is banking on this game being a success as it is promising …

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Fallout 3 finished in under 24 minutes

It turns out that its possible to complete Fallout 3 in just 24 minutes as speed runner, BubblesDelFuego, has set the new world record completion time. Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic open world RPG could easily take a whole weekend for most people to beat but thanks to a few gameplay tricks, the main …

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Google Glass banned from UK Cinemas

Shortly after the release of Google Glass in the UK, The Cinema Exhibitors Association has banned the smart glasses from UK cinemas. The CEA represents most big chain cinemas in the country and is worried that bootleggers will use the device to illegally distribute movies, despite its 30 minutes to 45 …

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Arma 2 switching from Gamespy to Steam

Bohemia Interactive has announced that it will be updating Arma 2: Operation Arrow Head in order to transition the game from Gamespy to Steam. Bohemia’s official announcement said: “As you may have heard, GameSpy is discontinuing its services and it was therefore of paramount importance to offer an alternative for the …

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Ouya announces new subscription model trial

The Ouya is getting a new all encompassing game pass, allowing those who own an Ouya access to over 800 of the console’s games for a $59.99 one of annual payment. However, the company is still somehow going to manage to pay developers its 70 per cent cut of the …

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Synology announces DSM and product launch event

Synology has announced its next event which will see the launch of the next stage of the company’s famous Diskstation Manager (DSM) operating system along with some new products that are due to hit the market in the fourth quarter of 2014. The event will take place at the Millbank Media …

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Moto 360 smartwatch might feature Moto Maker customization

New rumors are suggesting that Motorola’s upcoming smartwatch, the Moto 360, could launch with the company’s “Moto Maker” customization options. Moto Maker was launched last year alongside the Moto X smartphone, the ability to choose your own colors and build materials was arguably the biggest selling point for the device …

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KitGuru visits OCUK for sponsored sale event

Over the weekend, KitGuru was invited to head down to the Overclockers UK store and warehouse to see their sponsored sale event – if you missed out on this at the weekend then we have some pictures for your enjoyment today! Quite a few people turned up early to grab …

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Steam is revoking Sniper Elite III keys

We are receiving a lot of reports from you guys telling us that Steam is currently revoking Sniper Elite III keys bought from sites like CDKeys and Kinguin. Valve has yet to offer an official explanation or statement but this could be a sign that the company is going to …

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Steam phishing scheme can bypass two factor authentication

Steam accounts are under attack from a new phishing scam that tricks users in to downloading malicious software that bypasses Valve’s Steam Guard system, according to Malwarebytes Unpacked. Valve launched Steam Guard in 2011 and has since made it mandatory for all Steam trades. Steam Guard works by placing an SSFN …

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Blizzard aims to release Hearthstone expansion in July

Blizzard is aiming to release its first Hearthstone expansion, Curse of Naxxramas, in July, Community Manager, Aratil posted on the game’s forum. The Curse of Naxxramas will be the Collectible Card Game’s first single player expansion, featuring a small story line and adding 30 new cards to the game. “Just wanted to give …

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Crytek UK developers were only paid £700 last month

We already know that Crytek seems to be in financial trouble, the company has reportedly cancelled its sequel to Ryse Son of Rome after the Xbox One launch title flopped and staff are leaving left, right and centre. It turns out that the developers currently working on Homefront 2 haven’t …

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