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Can an Oculus Rift game fix a lazy eye?

A new game has popped up asking for funding on Kickstarter shadow dweller, IndieGogo, which purports to be able to help fix eye related disorders like strabismus (crossed eye) and amblyopia (lazy eye), by using the Oculus Rift and a game designed specifically with this treatment in mind. As the …

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Xbox One manufacture more expensive than PS4

If you wondered why Microsoft’s Xbox One has a higher price tag than Sony’s PS4, it’s not just because the Xbox comes with a Kinect camera, it’s also because the Xbox One costs quite a lot more to manufacture in the first place. At least that’s what the report from …

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Twitch drops PS4 Playroom support

Twitch TV, the streaming service that the PS4 shipped with hand in hand, has dropped its official support for Sony’s Playroom service just a couple of days before the console’s launch in Europe. The reason behind this move is that Twitch really didn’t like that people were using it for …

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Fix your Xbox One Bruce Lee style

Since I first learned to build and take apart my own PC, my confidence in my abilities and my technical know how has gradually increased over time. I’m not daunted by the idea of opening up an electronic product and having a look to see what’s wrong – whether I …

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Valve launches Steam Reviews

Valve launched Steam recommendations back in 2010, allowing users to recommend titles to their friends and write what they liked about the game. Now Valve is evolving this feature into something a little more wide-reaching- Steam Reviews. These reviews will be available for the whole community to read, not just your friends …

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Win Battlefield 4 on PC!

As our regular readers know, we have competitions running several times a week, but this time we are giving away a code for the excellent Battlefield 4 on the PC. This means you can put all your hard earned cash into upgrading that hardware! How do you win? Simply head …

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Skyrim mod maker lands job at Bungie

Skyrim’s main game was impressive when it was released, sure, but it will perhaps be better remembered for its sheer number of mods, conversions, tweaks and content packs. Now it’s that latter category of work that has landed Alexander J. Velicky a job at Bungie, a year after he released the …

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What do you think of iBuyPower’s SteamBox prototype?

The world and his dog may be clamouring about the newly released Xbox One and soon-to-be released (at least here anyway) PS4, but the real console that we’re waiting for with baited breath, is the SteamBox, otherwise known, as the potential game-breaker. And now we’re got another look at it, …

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Well, Activision still owns Crash Bandicoot

Last week we talked about the possibility of Crash Bandicoot making its return to Sony and making a comeback. Unfortunately it seems that Activision still owns Crash Bandicoot – though it might be looking in to reviving the franchise itself. An Activision spokesperson spoke to Game Informer, confirming that the …

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Persona 5 announced alongside some spin offs

Japanese developer Atlus, just announced Persona 5, exclusively for the Playstation 3, proving that the ageing platform still has some life left. It doesn’t end there though, Persona Q for the 3DS, Persona 4: Dancing All Night for the Vita and Persona 4: The Ultimax Ultra Suplex Hold were also announced. …

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Xbox One outsold Xbox 360 at launch

Microsoft has come out and said it, this was the biggest Xbox launch ever, which puts it ahead of its last generation fan-favourite, the Xbox 360. With over a million consoles sold, Microsoft’s now-current-gen machine is sitting right alongside Sony which also managed to sell that many in its first …

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Twitch clarifies: PS4 Playroom is for gaming

Over the last week, Sony’s Playroom Twitch streaming, an augmented reality setting where people can show themselves playing games while on screen things – like robots – bug them, has caused a bit of a stir, because it’s been used for all sorts of other things. The Spartan Show let us …

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Here’s a quick Kinect dictionary

The new Kinect bundled with the Xbox One has been relatively well received in terms of its effectiveness to pick up voice commands. Indeed, when it isn’t working, it could just be that your’e saying something it doesn’t understand – it only really knows 30 odd commands after all. Here’s …

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Crash Bandicoot returning to Sony?

Activision appears to have erased Crash Bandicoot from all of its web properties, leading us to believe that the old Sony mascot might make its return to Sony, the place where the little marsupial began his career. You guys all know who Naughty Dog are. It created the Last of …

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NVIDIA 331.82 ‘Game Ready’ drivers now available

Nvidia has just released an updated ‘game ready’ driver just in time for the releases of Assassins Creed IV and Need for Speed: Rivals. Amongst these last minute tweaks, the new driver is going to help SLI profiles and games running at 4K resolutions. “These Game Ready drivers will also …

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Want that sexy white Xbox One? Buy one here

Remember all those multiple minutes ago when I showed you some delicious looking pictures of that pure white Xbox One? The one only those that made the thing will ever get to play on? Well now you have the chance to own one of these limited edition machines, by bidding …

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Yup, Ryse sucks

Just minutes after the official release of Microsoft’s Xbox One console has begun, the first reviews for launch exclusive, RYSE: Son of Rome have started to hit the web and oh dear, it isn’t doing very well at all. Dead Rising 3 might have had some technical hiccups and Killer …

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