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Steam sales make bundles of cash

Steam sales are a time to clutch your wallet tightly to your chest and steer clear of your PC for a few days, not because the sales are bad, but because they’re so damn good. I’m sure you’ve all been there before (many of you are likely there now) where …

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Deadpool delisted from digital outlets

If you’re at all interested in playing the Deadpool game, which was released mid 2013, then you might want to do it soon as the game is mysteriously disappearing from digital stores without explanation or warning. Deadpool the game was developed by High Moon Studios and published by Activision, the …

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Dell apologises for leaving NSA backdoors in hardware

Earlier this week at the 30th annual Chaos Communication Congress, Dell, among other US based tech firms, was accused of leaving deliberate backdoors in its software and hardware, to make it easier for the NSA to install malware and viruses on the machines and gain access to the information stored …

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Devil’s Third is on track for release in 2014

Dead or Alive creator, Tomonobu Itagaki, along with Valhalla Game Studios, have been working on an all new action game titled ‘Devil’s Third’ for some time now. Originally THQ was signed on to publish but as we all know, THQ is no longer with us, since then there has been little …

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Win STEAM game this week!

This week we are running a little competition on our Facebook page – to win a STEAM game of your choice. All you have to do is join our funny Facebook comment thread and place a funny/entertaining caption to this image from Grand Theft Auto 5. It means you can …

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Hey Japan you’re finally getting the PS4… soon

Despite probably containing the biggest number of devkit and prototype versions throughout the console’s development – since Sony is based in Japan – the PlayStation 4 still has yet to launch there. With the release date looming however, Sony has begun to hype up the marketing and has now debuted …

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Ben Heck creates one handed Xbox One controller

Console Modder, Ben Heck, has took it upon himself to create a single handed accessibility mod for the Xbox One controller to help disabled gamers. The controller mod was created in conjunction with Newark Element14, which revealed the new controller in a teaser for the next episode of The Ben …

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Thieves target cash machines with pen drive hack

The last time I legitimately saw someone hack into an ATM cash machine was John Connor in Terminator 2, but apparently that’s still going on, as earlier this year a spree of thievery took place at different cash machines, with the people behind it using memory sticks to upload their …

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China bans Battlefield 4

Some bad news came down the pipeline over the weekend as Battlefield 4 has been officially banned in China and as you might know, a Chinese ban is pretty strict. Not only can the game not be sold but the Chinese Ministry of Culture has issued a notice prohibiting the …

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You can play PC games on your Wii U gamepad

While the number of people that want to and are capable of doing what the title suggests might be a relatively small group – even smaller if you consider the technical know how required to make it happen – that doesn’t mean it’s not a pretty impressive hack. During the …

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Silkroad’s DPR 2.0 enters ‘exile’

The administrator of the second iteration of drug marketplace Silkroad, Dread Pirate Roberts, (DPR) has entered “exile” according to another of the site’s admins, DefCon, who in a lengthy blog post over the weekend talked about the problems that was causing, as well as the solutions his team had come …

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If Bioshock Infinite was a text adventure…

A lot of people, myself included, enjoyed Bioshock Infinite immensely and found it to be one of the better games released this year; it certainly wins an award for the environment of Columbia and its impressive immersion. However, I likewise wasn’t alone in thinking that the weakest part of it …

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Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter issues delay release

The two supplementary software applications Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter, which have been available to Eastern gamers for some time and provided them with the ability to store their beloved pocket monsters in the cloud and transfer them between previous editions of the Pokémon games, have had their Western releases delayed due to …

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Notch debunks Minecraft Wii U rumour

The rumour had a good run but it’s over now, Notch has officially debunked the Minecraft Wii U rumour although, he does agree that the game would be a good fit for the console. A Wii U version isn’t completely off the cards forever but right now Notch and the Minecraft …

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How did you nerd out this Christmas?

Christmas is a time for hanging out with families, drinking and eating too much and more often than not, breaking out a game or two. Usually these are simple affairs like Scrabble, Monopoly or perhaps something without a board and dice, like charades. However, this being a site of tech …

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