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Nvidia GAME24 kicks off tomorrow

Nvidia’s #GAME24 event kicks off tomorrow evening in the UK and you guys are invited, remaining spaces are filling up but you can still register for entry. The event will feature big announcements from Nvidia along with game developers and publishers. There will be competitions and giveaways dotted around and …

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Larry Page wants Google 2.0 to build cities and airports

Google really does want to try and do everything, it’s got driverless cars, Internet carrying balloons- heck, the company is even trying to eradicate death itself. However, apparently all of that isn’t enough, as Google’s CEO, Larry Page, has reportedly started up a new project, ‘Google 2.0’, with plans to solve more …

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Google’s Android Silver program faces uncertain future

Google’s Android Silver program  has reportedly been put ‘on hold’ for the foreseeable future as Google employees have expressed doubt it would ever be a success. The rumored program was said to replace the Google Play edition program, showcasing the best high-end phones around, running stock Android with updates direct …

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Indiegogo to launch Patreon style service

Indiegogo is looking to take on Patreon with its own consistent crowd funding service, which will reportedly be called ‘Forever Funding’. These new campaigns will allow content creators to to receive a continuous stream of money for their work, rather than having to resort to temporary crowd funding methods. A source …

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Sony quadruples forecast loss for financial year

Sony is continuing its downward spiral, having quadrupled its predicted loss for the current financial year, ending on the 31st of March 2015. We’ve known about Sony’s poor financial state for a while as the company has cut wages, shut down two-thirds of its stores and sold off parts of …

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Mod brings PC master race to Civilization V

You can now play as the ‘glorious PC master race’ in Civilization V, with unique buildings, units and abilities. As you would expect, Lord Gabe Newell of the Master Race will be your leader, the mod creator, Monk Preston, has admitted that this race is over powered and due to …

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Samsung is building its own GPU

It turns out that Samsung is building its own GPU, presumably for use with its own mobile devices in order to compete with the likes of Nvidia and its Tegra mobile graphics chips, this will also help the Korean company avoid licensing costs, allowing it to become more profitable in mobile sales. Samsung …

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EA to re-establish ‘player first culture’

EA CEO, Andrew Wilson, has been making an effort to turn around the publisher’s image this year, admitting to mistakes and claiming that changes are coming. These changes have yet to really come in to play as game development is a long process but Wilson is looking to assure gamers …

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Divinity: Original Sin gets free DLC

The development team behind Divinity: Original Sin has released a free DLC update, adding two new companions to the game. The first of the companions is known as Bairdotr, a loyal ranger while the second is called Wolgraff, a silent rogue. Both characters come free as part of the Bear and the …

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Sony: PS Vita has found its niche

Sony has insisted that it is not giving up on the Playstation Vita handheld, although it likely won’t be receiving anymore big ‘console style’ games like Killzone or Uncharted. The Vita has supposedly found its “niche” as a PS4 remote play device and is “trucking along”, according to Sony UK …

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Apple could have made a larger iPhone ‘years ago’

The iPhone is finally joining the ranks of plus sized handsets this year with the iPhone 6, featuring a 4.7 Inch display. While it appears that Apple has been slow to increase its screen size, CEO Tim Cook has stated that the company could have done this years ago but …

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Intel: there are 711 million PC gamers in the world

According to Intel, there are currently 711 million PC gamers in the world, which works out as one in every ten people on the planet. In addition, the desktop is “alive and well” with innovation thriving in all form factors. Speaking at the Intel Developer Forum, Kirk Skaugen said: “desktop is alive …

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MSI shows off Twin Frozr V GPU cooler

The next generation of Nvidia graphics cards are swiftly approaching and MSI is looking to build up the hype. Earlier this month, the company gave us a sneak peak at its new Twin Frozr V GPU cooler, and now we’ve finally got a good look at the whole thing. This …

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Apple Watch likely to require nightly charging

Apple has remained fairly quiet on the subject of battery life on its newly announced Apple Watch line, which is probably because it’s not quite as good as many users would hope for. An Apple spokesperson has confirmed that users will most likely need to charge their Apple Watches nightly. Speaking …

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Apple quietly removes iPod Classic from store

Apple has quietly said goodbye to the iPod Classic, having removed it from the Apple store shortly after the iPhone six and iWatch devices were announced. The iPod section of the store now only shows the iPod Touch, Nano and Shuffle. The iPod Classic originally launched in 2001, over the …

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Destiny has made $500 million in a single day

Remember back when it was revealed that Activision had invested $500 million in Destiny’s development, infrastructure and future? Well the publisher just announced that it has already made that money back, a mere 24 hours after the game officially went on sale. Bungie’s latest title had one of the biggest …

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BBC says ISPs should assume all heavy VPN users are pirates

The BBC has weighed in on recent copyright and piracy talks, suggesting that Internet service providers should monitor network traffic and automatically be suspicious of customers using a VPN while consuming large amounts of bandwidth- assuming that all VPN users are pirates. In a submission to the Australian government, the BBC …

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EA to release SimCity for mobile devices

It seems that EA is having another crack at mobile gaming as the publisher just announced SimCity Buildit, an app for iOS and Android devices. This will be the first high profile mobile release from the company since the disaster that was Dungeon Keeper. EA says that the app will …

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Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox One consoles

Is your Xbox One a little too loud for your liking? if so, you can get a free replacement from Microsoft as the company has acknowledged that a small number of consoles are suffering from a noise issue, which has grown more prevalent since the console launched in more territories. …

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Sony is treating Destiny as a first party release

In-case you didn’t already notice, Sony is heavily invested in Destiny, having swooped in and struck a content exclusivity deal with Bungie. Now, Sony UK Boss, Fergal Gara, is now stating that the company is treating Destiny as a first party title. “We’re treating it, for all intents and purposes …

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DayZ producer addresses community concerns

DayZ launched on Steam’s early access program last year and since then, millions of excited fans have bought the game, dismissing the fact that it is far from being finished. As a result, users are starting to complain that these early access builds are still missing many features. Now DayZ …

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