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WoW server blade auctions raise over £200,000

Blizzard Sale

The auctions for the original World of Warcraft server blades have now been completed, with Blizzard raking in an impressive $300,000 (£212,000) from the sale. Beginning in October last year, Blizzard has been trickling the blade’s onto auction site eBay, with all proceeds going to the St. Jude Children’s Research …

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Two new GTA V screenshots

GTA V

Two new screenshots for GTA V have appeared online as part of a Rockstar QnA session with fans. These aren’t fakes either, but full blown official images released by Rockstar itself – and they look very pretty indeed. The question that prompted the release was “why don’t you give us more …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Analyzing Video Games on the Basis of Film and Literary Criticism (Part 1 of 2)” This post tackles …

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PEGI sees official UK use begin on 30th July

PEGI Ratings

The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) system of classifying games is set to come into effect on the 30th of July, after years of delays. Currently the UK uses a mixture of the traditional British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) rating – but only if it contains mature content – …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “Revised Wish List for Girls: Video Games #1, Dolls #2” Statistics will sometimes surprise you.  After all, how …

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277,000 users may lose net access on Monday

Reports from the FBI say that over a quarter of a million users could lose internet access on Monday. The FBI are taking down a ‘safety net’ which is protecting these people from a malicious piece of code infecting their systems. The FBI say that 64,000 Windows machines are infected …

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Slender Man makes gaming debut

Slender

Internet meme and creepypasta regular Slender Man, has become the antagonist of a new game simply titled Slender. Currently in development by Parsec Productions, the game involves the player making their way through a forest at night, discovering several outbuildings and vehicles, often which have a post-it note attached too …

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Sony PS4 two years in development

News for the new Xbox and Playstation are heating up. It would appear that Sony have been working on the Playstation 4 for a few years now, if employees dates are accurate. Sony have remained tight lipped about the Playstation 3 replacement, however one of their staff members spotted a …

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Microsoft grab Xbox 8 domains, stirring rumours

Microsoft have been buying some domain names, stirring interest amongst publications who are determined the find out the name of the upcoming Xbox 360 replacement. For a while Xbox 720 and Durango have been thrown about as a potential name for the next generation console, however journalists are now pondering …

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EU ruling validates used game sales

Used Games Sales Ok

Regardless of the license agreement signed by the end user, the purchaser of software has the right to sell it on, an EU court as ruled. While this declaration was made with regards to software in general, by their very nature games are applicable. The ruling was made by the …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at KitGuru Gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “A Video Game Lasting 10 Years Reveals a Version of the End of the World” One man with …

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Nintendo struggle – will release supersized 3DS

Nintendo have upgraded the 3DS handheld to include a screen almost twice as big as the current model. Analysts feel that the screen size increase is to help Nintendo counter the rising sales from smartphones and tablets. The Nintendo 3DS LL (XL in some markets) will go on sale in …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “The Intro of Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s South Park RPG” Remember the excitement surrounding the announcement of …

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Prevent Facebook using YOU to sell products

During a BBC documentary that aired just ahead of the Facebook IPO, one of the more worrying aspects of Facebook’s future advertising policy was exposed. And quite shocking it was too. But there is a way around it. KitGuru shows you how to hide behind the sofa when Facebook wants …

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Linkedin ‘no reports that member accounts were breached’

Linkedin have been reassuring its business customers that their data is safe. They said they received no reports that member accounts were breached after experiencing a password theft targeting 6.5 million people. These passwords were stolen and then published on a website last week. Security experts said  that Linkedins protection …

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