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700 recovered E.T. games are going to be sold

Last month, the fabled Atari landfill was finally excavated and a Microsoft documentary crew recovered 1300 boxed copies of the failed E.T. game. Since the discovery, it’s been up in the air as to what Microsoft plans to do with the cartridges. However, it has now been revealed that 700 …

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SteelSeries Sensei Wireless Laser Mouse Review

The SteelSeries Sensei mouse was a hit with gamers and tournament players but now the peripheral has taken the next step in its evolution. SteelSeries has released the Sensei Wireless with an improved sensor and a slightly different aesthetic amongst other additional features- but is it worth the extra cost? …

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Microvue 8.0MP Digital Microscope review

Today we are looking at the Microvue, a USB 3.0 digital microscope created by CrystalVue. It comes equipped with an 8.0MP lens and has an optical zoom capable of magnifying objects up to 200 times. While typically microscopes have more professional uses, Crystalvue wants its device to appeal to hobbyists …

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Former Sony boss joins new AI company

Jack Tretton, the former President of Sony Computer Entertainment America, has landed himself a job on the advisory board at a new company specialising in artificial intelligence- Genotaur. According to Tretton, Genotaur aims to enhance the way consumers interact with technology and has the resources to do it. Tretton said in …

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The UK gaming market rose by 20% last year

The UK gaming market generated £3.48 billion in 2013, which is a notable 20 per cent more than the year before. According to the latest statistics, almost every gaming industry sector grew dramatically throughout last year, with the exception of boxed software as well as music and film, which had …

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Win a new Power Supply with bequiet!

bequiet! is running a worldwide competition from the 28th of May until the 10th of June 2014, giving away four brand new power supplies to four lucky winners. In order to enter, you’ll have to head over to the bequiet! competition page. From there, you’ll have to answer two simple, …

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Bomb squad called during Watch Dogs PR stunt

A PR stunt for the release of Watch Dogs didn’t go quite as planned as a bomb squad was called in to a newsroom to inspect a mysterious, “creepy” looking package sent anonymously from the PR team behind Ubisoft’s most recent game. A black safe was delivered to the Australian …

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The Order: 1886 has been delayed until 2015

One of the Playstation 4’s most anticipated exclusives so far, The Order: 1886, has had its release date pushed back to 2015, joining other next generation titles such as The Witcher 3 and Tom Clancy’s The Division. All of these delays are starting to take its toll on the software …

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Samsung wants us to start waving at our watches

Samsung has a history of filling its flagship devices with gimmicky gesture based controls that people rarely find a good use for and now, it wants to bring similar features to its smart-watches. The Korean based device maker has patented a circular smart-watch to battle with the Moto 360 and …

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Android and iOS make gains in UK market-share

Blackberry is dangerously close to becoming completely irrelevant as Android and iOS capture more of the UK market, leaving the Canadian phone maker clinging on to just 1.6 per cent of the market. All of this is according to the latest statistics from Kantar Worldpanel Comtech. These statistics show that during …

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How successful can consoles be in China?

China lifted its 13 year long console ban back in January and as a result, console makers are preparing to capture the market. Microsoft has already announced that it will be launching the Xbox One in China sometime in September but Sony might not be far behind as it is …

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France spent $20 billion on trains that don’t fit its stations

France has accidentally spent $20.5 billion (£12.1 billion) buying trains that are too wide to fit the country’s stations, French magazine,  Le Canard Enchainé reports. The state controlled railway operator, SNCF, will be forced to modify 1300 regional station platforms in order to rectify the problem, which will cost another $68.4 million (£40.6 …

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The Moto 360 smartwatch is expected to cost £150

Motorola may have accidentally confirmed the price of its upcoming Android Wear powered smartwatch, the Moto 360. How did this happen? Well someone actually read the terms and conditions for once. Motorola had set up a competition, inviting users to design watch faces, someone did some digging and found that …

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Check out the new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer

Batman is looking to even the odds in Gotham City later this year in the final game in Rocksteady’s Akrham trilogy according to a brand new in-engine trailer. It’s immediately clear that Rocksteady has been hard at work since Arkham City as the new graphics look stunning. The two and …

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The Titan Z has not been cancelled or delayed

Nvidia revealed the $3000 Titan Z graphics card all the way back in March, which was some time ago. Since then,  the company has been pretty quiet on its dual graphics solution, which sparked rumours of cancellation or an indefinite delay. However, it seems the rumours weren’t true as Nvidia’s …

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