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Introducing: The Four Players

Screen Writer Evan Daugherty, has partnered up with YouTube channel Polaris and Maker Studios to bring out quite a special re-imagining of one of the most famous franchises in video games history, and trust me, it’s good. Titled ‘The Four Players,’ each video features a short, under 5 minute clip …

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Sony is investigating PS4 issues

Poor PS4, the console barely has its foot out the door and we’re already hearing reports of problems with it. The reports started with Kotaku’s PS4 review, where it was noted that the first PS4 received didn’t work. However, the publication had tried several other working PS4’s. It gets worse …

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Nintendo Direct announcements

Another month, another Nintendo Direct presentation. This time we’ve been given quite a bit of 3DS news ranging from features and software updates to game releases. We start off with some Zelda: A Link Between Worlds news. First we’re introduced to three new characters: Irene the Witch- She is there …

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Motorola unveils the Moto G

Earlier this year Motorola released the Moto X, a smartphone built in the US and exclusive to the US. The phone didn’t feature high end specs but it did come with an optimised version of Android to deliver the features and experience the average user would expect from a high …

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Medion launches new 7in tablet exclusive to Asda

UK supermarket, Asda, has partnered up with Medion to launch the new Medion LifeTab E7310 exclusively at its stores across the country. This move has likely come about to rival the recently launched Tesco Hudl and Argos ‘Mytablet’ devices. The LifeTab will launch on the 15th of November in-store and on …

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No Google Play for Blackberry afterall

Yesterday we posted an article on Google Play running on a couple of Blackberry devices, at the time the images looked pretty convincing and led us to believe that Google and Blackberry might be forming a partnership. Well it turns out it was just a rumour as Blackberry has come …

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Google Play on a Blackberry?

Over the weekend some leaked images of an upcoming Blackberry 10 update showed off Google’s Play Store running on the device. Blackberry 10.2.1 might reveal a partnership with Google, bringing the Play Store to the Blackberry Z10 and Q10 smartphones. Blackberry has always struggled with its App store, Blackberry App …

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Chrome to block external web extensions

Google is boosting security for its Chrome web browser, starting in January you will no longer be able to install extensions from outside of the Chrome store meaning some useful tools will be lost, but it should also put an end to malicious software. Google has deemed this necessary due …

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Dead Rising 3 to run at 720p

Microsoft has been keeping its head down lately, trying to ignore the resolution-gate scandals surrounding CoD Ghosts and Ryse on the Xbox One. That’s a smart plan too: the less disappointment we gamers have to deal with the better. However, today that streak ends as not only will Dead Rising …

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Milton Keynes to get driverless cars by 2015

The UK will be testing driverless cars within the next year, starting with a small group of 20 automated cars that drive on specific routes, have a speed cap of 12 miles per hour and only carry two people. The limitations make sense as this kind of testing needs to …

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Mcdonalds wants 3D printers in-store

Do you remember being a kid and getting a little toy in your Happy Meal? Sometimes there would be something cool from a recent movie but usually they were quite bad, but what if you could create your own?. Mcdonalds is looking in to having 3D printers in store to …

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Kinect 2.0 makes redeeming codes easy

If you were wondering how fast you could redeem a code using Kinect 2.0, then keep reading as Microsoft’s Major Nelson released a Vine video showing off the Kinect feature. In the video, Major Nelson is holding up a QR code for Xbox Live Gold and asks Kinect to redeem …

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Square Enix announces Project FLARE

Square Enix has just announced Project FLARE, a new way of delivering game content to users through the cloud by using super computers to create game worlds. Streaming services like Onlive work by having console data centres miles away that process your input and send the video feed back to …

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Three more developers sign on to support Mantle API

Last month AMD lifted the curtain on the new Mantle API it developed, promising lower level hardware access similar to how developers create games for console hardware. The announcement got many people wondering just how much of a performance gain they could get from it and at the same time …

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Nintendo has suspended the Swapnote service

Nintendo has decided to suspend the Swapnote service after receiving regular evidence that the 3DS feature was being used to exchange offensive material. The Swapnote and Special notes services were suspended at 7:00 PM EST on the 31st of October so over here in the UK you would’ve found that …

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