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Barclays data reveal could have been inside job

Barclays bank and its customers had a nasty shock yesterday, when it was revealed that the information of people that use the bank, was being sold on black markets and used for all manner of criminal activity, from fraud, to blackmail and other scams. While the bank has a looming …

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Meet Titanfall’s IMC faction

The Titanfall press wheel is beginning to spin in the build up to the game’s release in early March, so while we’ve already had a look at one faction in the game, the Militia, this time about Respawn has released details on their opposition, the Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation. The IMC …

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Win Thief 2014 on PC this weekend!

This weekend 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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Rust ditches zombies

Rust, the open world survival and trouser finding sim created by Garry’s Mod developer, Garry Newman, has now completely ditched zombies from the game. While Rust was initially intended as more of an open world DayZ, with the current spate of zombie survival titles out there, Newman felt they had …

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The Order 1886 won’t feature multiplayer

If you were hoping to see some competitive or co-operative multiplayer included in The Order 1886 after seeing the launch trailer, then you’re going to be disappointed as Ready At Dawn studio founder, Andrea Pessino, has confirmed that the game will be void of any multiplayer modes. A curious gamer tweeted …

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Oculus is co publishing Eve: Valkyrie

One of the most impressive Oculus Rift demos that’s been showcased to date, is Eve: Valyrie, a first person, cockpit, space-shooter based in the Eve universe, but Rift support was an after thought – or at least that’s what we thought. In-fact, as it turns out, Oculus and Eve developer CCP Games …

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John Carmack explains why he left id Software

When id Software founder and Doom programmer, John Carmack, originally left his former studio late last year to work on the Oculus Rift, the studio’s parent company, Zenimax, merely said that Carmack was interested in “focusing on things other than game development at id.”, but it turns out that there’s a …

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Free to play mech shooter Hawken is moving to Steam

Free to play multiplayer mech shooter, Hawken,  is moving to the Steam platform, developer, Adhesive Games, has just announced on the company’s blog. The existing launcher will move to Valve’s platform and Adhesive is hoping that all of the game’s current players will make the switch in time for the upcoming …

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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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