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League of Legends coming to Steam?


League of Legends has been making a lot of journalistic waves in the past few days, with the biggest focus on the removal and crack down on trolls. However the big rumour today is that the world’s most popular game could be coming to Steam. The hints come from entries …

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Riot looking into anti-troll psychology

Troll Hunter

While Riot might be coming right off the back of its banning of a pro League of Legends player, it’s still hot at work on figuring out the best way to combat one of the game’s big problems: the persistence of negative and trolling players. MOBA titles have a reputation for having …

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Now that’s how you play a board game, online

Wolfire Games, the original creators of the Humble Bundle indi funding initiative, has released a new game that shows just how board games should be played online: with far less rules and real time players. One of the problems with online board gaming – and card games to a similar …

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Wii U needs a fix to access the web and hit sales targets

While Sony and Microsoft prepare to increase the realism on the next generation of sitting-room based consoles, Nintendo has always focused more on playability. As the Wii U lands in British stores, KitGuru assesses the unit shipments required for this new box to be a success. We asked around the …

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Windows 8 supports most GoG titles


We’ve posted a lot of hate here for Microsoft’s latest Windows operating system in the past few weeks, about sales numbers, how some people think its misguided, that it’s not that fast for gaming – and of course there’s been talk from Gabe Newell and Markus Persson about how it’s …

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Nintendo Wii U ‘selling out immediately’

Nintendo said yesterday that they had sold 400,000 Wii U game consoles in the first week of sales. This number is lower than the 600,000 Wii consoles sold in the first week of availability when it originally launched. The President of Nintendo America, Reggie Fils-Aime spoke in an interview with …

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The sound system in a jacket

A jacket with built in headphones, speakers and control system that allows wearers to skip, pause, play music as well as answer and hang up calls has been launched at Debenhams today (18 November 2012), just in time for Christmas. The coat – a world first –  is designed by …

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Microsoft planning a low cost Xbox TV console?

Rumors are circulating behind the scenes that Microsoft may be planning a low cost Xbox based console for the TV. An insider confirmed to Kitguru this morning that it could very well happen in 2013. Additionally, news from The Verge yesterday said that “multiple sources familiar with Redmond’s plans’ were …

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Friday’s nostalgia Kick…starter: Dizzy Returns

Dizzy Returns

While this sort of piece normally belongs in the games section of KitGuru, it’s hard to resist when some of your earliest gaming memories come back in full Kickstarter style. Dizzy Returns has been announced by the Oliver twins, the original creative minds behind the boxing gloved handed, egg shelled …

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Windows 8 sales are disappointing

We are hearing from local dealers in the United Kingdom that Windows 8 sales are not as strong as expected. This verifies the news earlier this week that American retail tech giant Newegg have said that Windows 8 sales are ‘slow going’. Our reports from various sources in the United …

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Wii U error code 150-1093 fix

Many Wii U customers are reporting some problems with their shiny new console. Games were freezing when being loaded with a confusing error and a machine unable to play the game. Nintendo support have answered the problems explaining the weird error code number. When you try to load a game …

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The Wii U, is it for you?

The Wii U has been reviewed by some publications across the net, but is it something you will want? Many people are yet unsure of what is ‘under the hood’, so first, lets list the specifications: IBM Power-based multi-core processor AMD Radeon-based High Definition GPU 8GB/32GB storage options 1080p video …

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‘Journey’ leading Spike Video Game Awards nominees

The downloadable game ‘Journey’ is leading the pack of nominees for this year’s Spike Video Game Awards. The Playstation 3 game has received many accolades since it was released and it has been nominated in several categories including those for graphics, independent game, game of the year and original score. …

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Every Wii U will need an external hard drive


Now that we know Nintendo’s basic Wii U save data allocation, user profiles and system data, will all add up to over 4GB, it’s looking like even those with the Premium console will need an external hard drive if they want to download more than a couple of games. Of …

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New GTA V trailer now available

The new trailer for GTA V has been released, showing a lot. I won’t spoil or discuss any of it before you’ve had a chance to watch this one, as it’s a good one: [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzue74y7A84′] So for those skipping ahead a little, from here on in, there’s SPOILERS, understand? This …

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Skype exploit lets you steal anyone’s account

Hack Any Account

Update: Skype has now disabled the password reset link, though there is another one that’s supposedly active. Original Story: A new exploit for VOIP software client, Skype, has been discovered that has the potential to allow anyone to steal anyone else’s account, if they have the person’s login email. Fortunately …

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Windows 8 gaming – no faster than Windows 7

Windows 8 hasn’t received the welcome that Microsoft would have hoped, even though sales seem quite good so far. We have been hearing that Windows 8 is a great operating system for gaming however so far it doesn’t seem to have brought any radical improvements. Our friends over at Hardware.info …

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