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Xbox One getting a lot of updates on 11th Feb

The Xbox One may have had a bit of a rocky start last year and it may be trailing a couple of steps behind the PS4 in terms of sales numbers, but that isn’t slowing Microsoft’s full speed charge upwards and onwards, with the software giant announcing a big list …

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Anti-piracy app shows how little labels pay artists

A new app developed between British lobby group UK Music, the Intellectual Property Office and Aaardman Animations, known as Music Inc, was released to try and show gamers the impact that music piracy has on the industry, but in reality just showcases how little it is labels actually pay their …

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Anonymous Slovenia claims to have hacked the FBI

Despite having anonymity as their namesake and practice, there are localised version of the hacking movement Anonymous all over the world, and one of them – in this case the Slovenian branch – is claiming to have hacked the FBI, revealing details about its director and login information for many …

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Last Borderlands 2 DLC announced

Borderlands 2 was released way back in October 2012, so the fact that Gearbox is still pumping out DLC for it and gamers are still buying it and playing it, is testament to the longevity of a game that at its core is a grind for better loot as bad …

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Just Cause 2 MP mod adds player world-building

The creators of the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod recently released an update that would make it possible for server admins to restructure the world as they saw fit, adding everything from strange landscapes and stunt tracks in the sky, to underwater building complexes if they so desired. But at …

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Win THIEF 2014 on PC this week!

This week we are running a little competition on our Facebook page – to win the upcoming Thief 2014 on the PC. All you have to do is join our funny Facebook comment thread and place a funny/entertaining caption to this image from the very same game. It means you …

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David Cameron wants the news to stop talking about Snowden

Barack Obama might have been pretty non-committal in his response to the Edward Snowden leaks about NSA and GCHQ spying on native and international citizens, but David Cameron has shrugged them off, suggesting that they shouldn’t be a surprise to everyone, since TV detective shows are always using potentially illegal spying …

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Sony may leave Nintendo Wii U without GPU with eDRAM cache

Sony Corp. this week acquired a semiconductor manufacturing facility from Renesas Electronics which, among other things, makes Nintendo “Latte” graphics processing unit with 32MB eDRAM cache that is used inside Nintendo Wii U game console. While there are long-term supply agreements in place, over time Nintendo may lose the supply …

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DICE releases Mantle performance numbers

The Mantle patch for Battlefield 4 has finally arrived along with AMD’s accompanying beta driver, in addition to the news, DICE has gone ahead and posted some performance numbers along with details of what system configuration the team was using in order to give users an idea of what they …

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Come play Hearthstone with KitGuru

I’ve talked about gaming with KitGuru writers and reviewers before and I don’t know whether you’re all too shy, or we’re just too uber-gamer for you to contemplate facing online, but the response has been lukewarm at best. Of course it could have been because the last game I tried …

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App makers have two months to comply with new regulations

If you’re a maker of applications with in-app purchases, you have the next 60 days to implement a laundry list of changes that are designed to offer the consumer more information about what they’re spending their money on and to make it harder for children to ‘accidentally’ run up thousands …

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Wii U update could cut load times by 50 per cent

While not that many people have Wii Us, one of the complaints those that do often have is the time it takes for a game to actually load and for you to begin play. Nintendo it seems is well aware of this, as “this summer,” it plans to release an …

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