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EA in BF4 legal investigation

EA is in a tricky situation right now, it’s already annoyed its customers with the rushed and buggy release of Battlefield 4 but now it seems that law firm Holzer Holzer and Fistel, believes that  EA may have lied about the game’s progress to keep investors happy. proposal argument essay …

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The Elder Scrolls Online gets a release date

The long awaited MMORPG, The Elder Scrolls Online, has now received official release dates for all platforms along with a new trailer. The trailer is titled ‘War in Cyrodiil’ and shows off the alliance war in action as Tamriel’s three alliances rally their forces: buy college essay It’s a nice …

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Steam hardware beta will now be US only

If you’ve been waiting around to find out when the Steam Machine hardware beta would start then you’re in luck, it starts this Friday. However, if you’re living outside of the US and were hoping to get in on it, then get ready to make a sad face. Valve’s original …

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Google blocks Chrome torrent search extensions

Google has been one of those companies that for a long time seemed to have been fighting the good fight and not cow-towing too much to media lobbyists and pressure from copyright holders to make accessing sites that feature pirated (and legitimate) content harder, however that seems to be changing …

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Another Steam Box is teased for CES

CES is going to see a lot of PC unveiling this year, but not new desktop or notebook systems but Steam boxes, high powered PCs masquerading as consoles so you’ll put it in your living room instead of your sweet game room. This one however will be just for the …

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Kerbal Space Program heading to schools

If Minecraft is a digital lego alternative that can teach kids how to be creative, how to design and cooperate with others, Kerbal Space Program (KSP) has the potential to improve their mathematics, forward thinking and functional construction skills. Which is why it’s so great that an educational version is …

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Digital Xbox One games get price hike

Update: We received this response from Microsoft’s Xbox Support twitter account: “Pricing for select digital content in some markets has changed since launch. Digital content pricing is subject to change.” Three of Microsoft’s big launch titles on the Xbox One have inexplicably had their price increased by a £5 on the …

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GTA Online creator is coming this week

If you’ve been waiting for Rockstar to give you a reason to pop back into Los Santos then this could be your week, as Grand Theft Auto V’s online creator beta will be launching any day now, so keep an eye out. Online players will now be able to create …

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Fallout 4 teaser site was fake, creator speaks out

If you’ve been following the recent Fallout 4 rumours, then chances are you’ve come across the ‘survivor2299’ website. Unfortunately, it turns out that the whole thing was fake but in an interesting turn of events, the site’s creator has come out to explain why he did it. The page has …

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Zavvi threatens legal action after its own mistake

British online retailer Zavvi.com, the relaunched arm of Zavvi, the bankrupt, previously Virgin Megastore chain, has threatened its customers with legal action, after it accidentally sent them free PS Vitas. In a letter to those affected by this fortunate circumstance, it threatened to take “all legal remedies available,” if they …

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Fake backwards compatibility unlock is bricking Xbox Ones

When long term Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 owners found out that the new consoles weren’t going to have backwards compatibility, many were pretty disappointed. Unfortunately though, some Xbox One owners didn’t want to accept that and have now bricked their consoles through messing with the developer settings. help writing …

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Would you have bought this Wii U devkit?

One of the biggest problems the Wii U has at the moment, is that much of its potential market – the seriously casual – don’t even know that it’s a new system, they assume it’s a Wii accessory or a simple upgrade. Something tells me if Nintendo had stuck to …

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Sony is resetting passwords due to irregular activity

Sony is sending out emails to users across the world recommending that they change their passwords. Two members of staff at The Verge received these warning emails, which included the following statement from Sony: “The Sony Entertainment Network team routinely monitors for any irregular activity, and if such activity is …

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£450 for an Xbox One photo?

Last week we put out an article on the Xbox One day one edition boxes being sold for as much as the console on eBay but this week’s story definitely takes the cake. A 19 year old from Nottingham has paid £450 for a badly printed photo of a day …

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Kim Dotcom alludes to US phone tapping

The overreaching of the US government’s domestic and international spy programs continues to be theorised in the latest revelations from Kim Dotcom’s extradition trial, with the Megaupload founder and expert witnesses suggesting that the FBI may have used a fake mobile phone tower to record his phone calls, as late …

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Mining the depths of the Oculus Rift forums

Whenever talk of the Oculus Rift comes up, you often hear about people converting already popular games over to it, like Mirror’s Edge, or Skyrim or one of the F1 racing titles. Either that, or one of the very popular, rollercoaster demos that hit earlier this year. What I’ve found …

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Microsoft closes down Victoria studio

Despite the fact that it only announced an expansion of the Canadian based Victoria development studio last year, Microsoft has announced that it’ll be shuttering it. While a large expansion was announced and planned in 2012, ultimately growth wasn’t quite as high as expected, though this will still leave around …

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Pay for Ouya games with bitcoins

As bitcoin continues its latest struggle to decide if it wants to be worth more than a thousand dollars or not, companies around the world continue to accept it. Now, you can buy games for your little Android Ouya console using the digital currency through the Ouya store, just like …

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