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KitGuru and 4GamerGear giveaway winners announced

Since KitGuru is based here in the UK, our US readers do sometimes get the short end of the stick when it comes to giveaways. However, we recently decided to make up for that with our US only giveaway, in collaboration with 4GamerGear. This competition is now closed and the …

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Developers can now sign up for Valve’s VR headset

Recently Valve announced that it would be giving development studios of every size the opportunity to sign up for a free development version of its Vive virtual reality headset, made in collaboration with HTC. This will give game developers a head start before the headset officially launches towards the end …

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Killing Floor 2 is now out on Steam Early Access

Update: Killing Floor 2 is now available on Steam Early Access. Right now, the game includes three levels; Burning Paris, Outpost and a re-worked version of the Biotics Lab from the original Killing Floor game. There are four perks, 27 weapons, 11 Zeds and seven playable characters as well. The game …

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Google set to launch biggest Android Wear update yet

The Apple Watch has launched and according to early estimates, it is already enjoying high sales, with Apple reportedly bringing in around $2 billion in revenue already from the watch. So how is Google going to remain competitive in the wearable market? Well its first step is to launch a …

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Footage of cancelled Alan Wake 2 project released

Remedy Studios, the team behind the original Alan Wake and Microsoft’s upcoming exclusive IP, Quantum Break, has revealed 13 minutes of gameplay footage of a prototype version of Alan Wake 2. The video was recorded back in 2010 and the project was cancelled or shelved quite some time ago. The …

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Twitter adds optional feature to allow DMs from anyone

Twitter is introducing a new feature that will allow non-followers to send direct messages to accounts. Fortunately, the system is optional and won’t be forced on anyone, as right now, two Twitter users must be following each other in order to send direct messages. The feature also comes with a …

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Curse Voice wants to protect you from ‘Swatters’

Curse Voice, an upcoming VOIP solution for gamers, wants to help protect you from having an armed SWAT team sent to your door. ‘Swatting’ is a dangerous prank and it has become more prevalent recently, with big streamers having their homes raided live on Twitch for no good reason. The …

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Minecraft patch fixes persistent server crashing bug

Mojang has finally patched out a two-year old security bug that would allow people with the know-how to crash Minecraft servers by forcing them out of memory or causing them to freeze. The patch came in response to a blog post written by coder, Ammar Asker. The coder outlined a …

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Pirate Bay co-founder denied an NES for his prison cell

Pirate Bay co-founder and former operator, Fredrik Neij, was arrested and put in prison just last year for copyright infringement. Inititally, he had hoped to kill some time making his way through some classic Nintendo games, but the prison has denied his request for an NES. While the prison usually …

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Star Wars Battlefront will be a multiplayer only game

Star Wars Battlefront finally has its first cinematic trailer and the first details about the game are officially available. Aside from the fact that the game will feature hero characters, including Darth Vader and Boba Fett, we now know that the game won’t feature a dedicated single-player campaign mode. DICE …

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Sony has announced the Xperia Z4 for Japan

The Sony Xperia Z4 has been rumored for some time, with previous leaks pointing towards the specifications of the device. Now, the company has finally announced the handset, although so far it is only set to hit stores in Japan. The phone is set to release “later this summer” although …

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Gioteck EX-O5S Gaming Headset Review

We have reviewed plenty of expensive gaming headsets available this year, but what sort of quality can you expect if you only have around £20 to spend? Today we are taking a look at the Gioteck EX-O5s gaming headset, sitting proudly in the budget end of the market. The Gioteck EX-O5s …

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Trine 3 is coming to Steam Early Access

Steam Early Access continues to be a popular option for game developers as the studio behind Trine has opted to use the programme to launch its latest game, Trine 3. The puzzle platformer will launch with two maps, The early build will contain co-op modes, but issues are to be …

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Microsoft is teaming up with Cyanogen

If you are an Android user, then chances are you have probably heard of the Cyanogenmod ROM. Over the last couple of years, Cyanogen has branched out and become a legitimate company, launching its own operating system and now it is even signing deals with Microsoft. Rumours of a partnership …

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Apple Watch surpasses 2.3 million pre-orders

The Apple Watch is continuing to climb in pre-orders having surpassed 2.3 million units already. Due to the high demand, Apple has also confirmed that Watch units won’t be available to buy in store until some time in June as all of the current stock keeps getting snapped up by …

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will be ghostable

Those of you who are really in to your stealth games will be happy to know that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided will be beatable without being detected and this time around, that even includes the bosses. You will be able to ghost your way through the entire game undetected and …

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Google responds to anti-trust accusations from EU

Google has officially responded to the European Commission’s accusations that the company is hurting online competition and engaging in anti-trust business practices by promoting its own products or services. Just yesterday, the EU Commission escalated its long running anti-trust case against Google, so the company now has to either prove …

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Netflix has surpassed 60 million subscribers

Netflix managed to hit a new milestone recently, surpassing 60 million subscribers. The surge in newcomers is largely down to the service’s international expansion, hitting new countries like Australia. Although, the majority of subscribers are still from the US. 40 million Netflix subscribers reside in the US, or are at …

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Apple to work on bringing DSLR quality images to the iPhone

Apple is looking to beef up its camera technology inside of the iPhone as the company has apparently acquired Israeli imaging firm, Linx Computational, which specializes in camera modules and software for mobile devices that aim to bring DSLR quality images to slim handsets. Apple vaguely confirmed the acquisition to the …

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