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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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Samsung Galaxy Tab S leak reveals 2560×1600 display

Samsung has been expanding its Galaxy line to no end in recent years with several different tablet models, smartphone models and even smart watches. It seems that right now the Korean company is focusing on its Tablet line as some specs for the upcoming Galaxy Tab S have leaked revealing …

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You can 3D print a lightsaber with these free files

Star Wars day was two days ago so this might seem a bit late but Ultimaker has released some free files to allow anyone to 3D print their own lightsaber which is modeled after Obi Wan Kenobi’s from the movies. The finished product looks awesome, complete with Lightsaber glow: A lot …

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Activision has invested $500 million in Destiny

Activision is betting big on Bungie and its new IP, Destiny, having already sunk half a billion dollars in to the project, making it a huge gamble for both the publisher and the developer. According to Reuters, the Call of Duty publisher is spending $500 million on developing and advertising …

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Steam Music beta has begun

Valve has sent out its first wave of invites to the Steam Music beta this week, allowing some big picture mode and Steam OS users access to the feature. Steam Music is one of Valve’s steps in to making the Steam Machine a competing entertainment platform with access to more …

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There’s a $499 NES console remake coming out

If you fancy buying an old console for the price of an Xbox One then retro hardware manufacturer,  Analogue Interactive, has something for you. The company is known for releasing expensive editions of old consoles having released a wooden Neo Geo system in the past for $649. Now the company is …

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