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Kim Dotcom and Hutch streaming Destiny Dark Below

Internet entrepreneur, frequent opponent of US copyright politics and founder of the Internet party, Kim Dotcom, is also an avid gamer, often laying claim to the top spots of Call of Duty leaderboards on Xbox Live. However more recently he’s been playing Destiny and is currently trying to clear Crota’s …

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Paul McCartney is a Hologram in Destiny single video

Paul McCartney is known for many different musical achievements, but until recently, writing for video games wasn’t one of them. However, with the release of Bungie’s Destiny, came a track called Hope for the Future, written and performed by Mr McCartney. Now, along with the song’s single release, he’s appeared …

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Sony hackers demand “The Interview” not be released

On top of marking the second time in the last few years that Sony has been hit by a monstrous hack, the nefarious individuals behind the latest theft of confidential Sony information have released a statement, demanding that the Japanese corporation halt the release of its upcoming movie The Interview, …

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Could Windows 10 and beyond be a subscription service?

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Following remarks made at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference by Kevin Turner, Microsoft’s chief operating officer, there has been some speculation that Windows 10 could be released for free, or at least at a very low price while being backed by some subscription services. Here’s what Turner had to say: “We’ve …

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No Man’s Sky gets two new trailers

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Two more trailers for the procedurally generated, sci-fi sandbox game, No Man’s Sky have been released following the Sony PlayStation Experience event and The Game Awards. These two trailers below give us another small glimpse at the incredible detail in the game’s different planets that are just waiting to be discovered, explored and for …

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AMD Catalyst Omega Launch

AMD is making a big splash to end 2014 with a new release of its Catalyst driver. Unusually, this driver goes by the name of Omega. As you would expect Omega is driver version 14.12 (2014, December) and if you look in the Control Panel you will see driver version …

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20th Anniversary Edition PS4 sells for $15,000 on eBay

Sony announced the 20th anniversary edition Playstation 4 console last week and people are ready to spend a lot of money to get their hands on one. In-fact, one person went as far as to spend $15,100 to secure themselves one of the limited edition consoles. There are another few …

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The Witcher 3 delayed again until May 2015

CD Projekt Red has made the decision to delay The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt again, this time by three months. The highly anticipated open-world RPG was originally supposed to come out in October this year but was originally delayed until February in order to ensure the game was up …

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North Korea says Sony hack may be its ‘supporters’

The hack that hit Japanese electronics giant Sony recently was a bad one. It didn’t just lead to the leaking of passwords, but tens of thousands of social security numbers, contracts for employment, salary information and personal details of many of the company’s employees. Which made it seem all the …

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Win STEAM game of your choice this weekend!

Tonight 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 silly Facebook comment thread and place a funny/entertaining caption to this image from Dragon Age Inquisition. We announce the winner Monday morning! …

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Microsoft: Windows 10 will run on billions of devices

Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 10 operating system will eventually power billion of devices, the company revealed this week. Apparently, the new OS will target not only PCs, tablets and smartphones, but also various devices that belong to the Internet-of-Things (IoT) world. While Microsoft did not explicitly confirm it, it looks like …

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Final Fantasy XIII PC port to be improved this week

Square Enix announced last month that it would be sending out an update to fix the Final Fantasy XIII PC port, unlocking the resolution and adding in support for higher frame rates. Additionally, the publisher won’t be making the same mistake with the subsequent releases of Final Fantasy XIII-2 or …

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Street Fighter V to be exclusive to PC and PS4

It looks like the trailer for Street Fighter V has leaked ahead of a possible reveal at Sony’s PlayStation Experience event or the annual Game Awards show this weekend. The trailer was accidentally uploaded early to YouTube, revealing that the game will only be coming to the PC and PS4, …

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Sony hack leaked 47,000 social security numbers

The Sony Pictures hack might be worse than we thought as the social security numbers of 47,000 celebrities, freelancers, current and former Sony employees have leaked, alongside home addresses, salaries and other personal information. An analysis of 33,000 leaked documents by data security firm, Identity Finder, revealed the huge data …

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US is selling off Silk Road bitcoins

Back in 2013, the online, tor accessible drug marketplace Silk Road was shut down and its alleged owner, Ross Ulbricht arrested by the FBI and a collection of other policing organisations. On top of that though, the authorities seized around tens of thousands of bitcoins worth many millions of dollars. Yesterday …

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Australian retailers ban sale of GTA V

Following protests and petitions from groups headed by ex-sex workers in Australia, retailers K-Mart and Target have removed GTA V from the shelves, after claims that the game “encourages players to commit sexual violence and kill women.” This comes less than two years after the Australian ratings board created the …

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Bethesda downplays Fallout 4 announcement rumors

There has been a lot of speculation surrounding Fallout 4 over the last few weeks, with rumors suggesting that we will see  a reveal and announcement at the annual VGX awards this year. However, Bethesda is now downplaying the rumors and claiming that it won’t be showing anything at the …

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YouPorn has found its eSports team

Earlier this year we learned that YouPorn was looking to sign itself an eSports team to compete at professional gaming events. Spain based team, Play2Win managed to bag itself the sponsorship and has since been re-named as Team YP, they will even be making their debut this weekend at a …

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Google is killing off CAPTCHA

Have you ever been frustrated when trying to sign up for something on a site, finding the CAPTHA impossible to read and repeatedly telling you that you’re wrong and are probably a robot? Of course you have, you’ve used the internet before. Google has too, which is why it’s been …

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Evolve’s campaign, game-mode and monster reveals

Yesterday was a big day for those following Turtle Rock’s asymmetrical monster hunting title, Evolve, as it revealed a lot of details about its main campaign and even hinted at what the third and fourth, as yet unrevealed monsters are all about. While Evolve has a multiplayer focus and players …

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Sony to confirm North Korea as source of hack this week

It looks like Sony’s investigation in to the attack on its internal systems last week is coming to a close as the company is reportedly preparing to officially name North Korea as the source of the attack. Sources close to the investigation have said to news site, Re/code, that the …

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Sony to release 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4

Sony is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the PlayStation brand this year and to mark the occasion, it is going to be launching a new PSOne themed PlayStation 4 console. So far, the special edition console has only been announced for Japan, with only 12,300 units available. The themed console …

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