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SOE: PlanetSide 2 pop-up ads aren’t going away

If you’ve been playing PlanetSide 2 recently then you may have noticed that SOE has implemented a new notification system. This new system will give free players little pop-up ads which periodically ask them if they want to upgrade to a premium membership. Many players began receiving these notifications several …

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Call of Duty to get Predator themed DLC

Following on from the franchises recent alien DLC, Call of Duty is set to get Predator themed DLC too, Infinity Ward has teased. The new DLC is said to be part of the upcoming Devastation pack for Call of Duty Ghosts, which arrives on the 3rd of April for all …

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Sony posts hands-on video of project Morpheus VR helmet

Sony Corp. has posted the first video covering hands-on experience with its code-named project Morpheus virtual reality helmet. The device seems to work perfectly with the PlayStation 4 video game console. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlS3Yx_aJH8′] The current iteration of the project Morpheus features a 5” panel with 1920×RGB×1080 (960×RGB×1080 per eye) resolution …

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Xbox Live to get new reputation system

Xbox Live is set to get a revamped reputation system that will separate the trolls and the cheaters from the regular gamers. This new system will inform players when they are playing with someone who has built up a bad reputation and will single out those deemed disruptive by the …

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EA: Star Wars games won’t be movie tie-ins

EA bought the rights to the Star Wars franchise in May last year, since then gamers have been wondering what the Publisher plans to do with the franchise as so far, only Battlefront 3 has been announced. However, EA CEO, Andrew Wilson, has shed some light on how developers are …

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Microsoft hints at digital sharing comeback

When the Xbox One was first announced, being able to digitally share games with friends and family was one of the few stand out features the console had that gamers supported. However, upon being forced to reverse its online policies, Microsoft removed the sharing feature and until now, we had …

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Morning Diablo III gamers, tired?

Good morning Diablo players. How are you doing? Tired? If not you must have an iron will for gaming, that or like our hospitalised, teenage pal you consumed far too many energy drinks and are still going. Either way though, with the 100 per cent experience buff coming to an …

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Titanfall Xbox 360 delayed again

If you’re stuck with an Xbox 360 for your main gaming device and you were looking forward to Titanfall, then you’re going to be waiting a while as the game has been delayed again for the last generation console. The game, which was originally pushed back to the 28th of …

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Playstation 4 to suffer from stock shortages until the summer

Sony has admitted that it is unable to keep up with Playstation 4 demand and that adequate stock levels likely won’t be reached until the summer. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal from the Game Developers conference, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO, Andrew House said: “We’re struggling to keep up with …

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Win STEAM game of your choice this weekend!

This weekend we are running a little competition on our Facebook page – to win a STEAM game of your choice (or TitanFall if you want it). All you have to do is join our silly Facebook comment thread and place a funny/entertaining caption to this image from TitanFall. It …

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Australian accused of LoL hacking, selling player data

After six months of investigation, in a joint effort between local police forces, the FBI and Riot games, a 21 year old Australian man has been charged with hacking into online MOBA League of Legends and selling player data to other nefarious individuals. Shane Duffy purportedly stole player IP addresses …

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Microsoft unwraps DirectX 12 for PCs, tablets, smartphones and Xbox

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday unveiled DirectX 12, the latest incarnation of one of the world’s most popular application programming interfaces. The new API can not only greatly improve rendering performance, but to also bring top-notch quality graphics to all Microsoft platforms, including personal computers, tablets/smartphones and even Xbox One. One …

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