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Could the PS4’s GDDR5 give it an edge over PCs?

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While I’m sure the PC fans among you will be ready to tear this news piece’s comment section to threads, there are others who might disagree with you. One such man is Avalanch founder Linus Blomberg, who believes the GDDR5 will give the PS4 a real edge. While I’ve argued …

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SimCity DRM sucks – Civitas to the rescue?

Has SimCity been getting you down? Looking at the end user reviews on Amazon it would seem that a huge audience are annoyed at Electronic Arts and Maxis for making a mess of the latest title. Developer Maxis said they ‘were dumb’ for underestimating the demand and Electronic Arts stepped …

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Tomb Raider 2013 – worth the cash?

Tomb Raider 2013 was released this week and seems to be going down a storm with PC gamers, although some aren’t too happy about the change in design which focuses less on puzzles and more on shooting people in the face. Call me old fashioned but I do like a …

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Amazon remove SimCity under gamers fury

Amazon have stopped selling the downloadable version of SimCity after thousands of angry gamers gave the title a shocking one star review. SimCity – Standard Edition was removed from the Amazon online store yesterday. The always online game has been a disaster for Electronic Arts, and its customers because of …

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Fix: Tomb Raider 2013 on multiple CPU systems

Tomb Raider 2013 was released this week with much critical applause, and since then a couple of our readers have been emailing us to say that they haven’t been able to get the game to run at all. After troubleshooting the issues, we found the concerns were actually because both …

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PS4 could be released in August

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PS4 component makers are suggesting the next console from Sony could ship worldwide as early as August, because Sony wants to try and push a huge number of systems by the end of the year – 16 million if it can help it. This all comes from Digitimes sources, who are …

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PETA piggybacks Assassin’s Creed IV news

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PETA, the suffragette of the animal rights world, has a history of using videogames as springboards for attention and today its doing it again, by using Assassin’s Creed IV’s suggested whaling mechanic as a method to draw attention to contemporary whaling. “Whaling – that is, shooting whales with harpoons and leaving them …

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Opera for Android launched in beta

Opera browser for Android is now out in a beta version, providing mobile web navigation that is sleeker and easier to use than ever. The completely redesigned Opera for Android is the result of a passion for design combined with 17 years’ worth of know-how and innovation. The web browser …

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Hackers target Czech news media

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Hackers hit some of the major news websites in the Czech Republic this morning, bringing many of them to their knees and making most hard, if not impossible to access. These include the country’s biggest news sites: ihned.cz, dnes.cz and novinky.cz. The attacks were nothing out of the ordinary, just …

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Are Infinity Ward set to sell consoles now?

The whole “getting into hardware,” gimmick seems to have become just that for many companies. I appreciate that the likes of Ouya and Nvidia are shaking up the traditional big three dynamic of consoles, but do we really need another? According to a cryptic image posted by Infinity Ward, it …

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