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Amazon UK Refers to “The PC Master Race” in Poll

Once upon a time, Amazon UK allowed for users to vote for their favorite console of all time. According to “eight facts we learned from those entries”, the PC Master Race only missed the knock out…

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What Would Happen if Pac-Man for the Atari 2600 Was Released Today?

What would happen if Pac-Man were released today? The video below is exactly how it would be: updating the game before it even starts, downloading DLC, checking DLC stores, receiving an ‘achievement unlocked’ badge for simply…

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Sony’s Latest PlayStation 4 Update is a Disaster

Sony have been on a winning streak with the PlayStation 4, but all good things must come to an end. Their combo has been shattered by their recently released PlayStation 4 2.0 firmware update, which has…

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XBONE Gets Processor Upgrades

In a bid to allow gamers to experience proper frame-rates, the Xbox One has just been confirmed receiving an upgraded higher-speed, lower-power 20nm AMD processor. On top of giving the Xbox a little more grunt, AMD’s…

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Sony Turn Down EA Subscription Plan

Xbox One games look set to have the option of a Netflix style subscription from EA, paying $5 per month to gain access to a small set of EA titles such as Battlefield and Fifa. However,…

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Microsoft Ready to Throw Down in Japan With Xbox One, 29 Game Titles at Launch

Microsoft plans to launch the Xbox One game console in Japan on September 9, and gamers will be able to pick from 29 different game titles. The Day One Xbox One and Kinect bundle will include…

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Nintendo Says Wii U Has a ‘Very Long Life’ Ahead For Gamers

Game maker Nintendo doesn’t plan to throw in the towel on its Wii U game unit, and plans to heavily promote it moving forward.  Company officials hope the Wii U has reached its tipping point, battling…

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Nintendo Doesn’t Plan to Cut Price of Wii U Game Console Anytime Soon

Nintendo is full-steam ahead promoting its Wii U game console, despite continued reports of disappointing sales throughout most of 2014. The Japanese electronics company – unlike Microsoft and Sony which have other products and services –…

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Sony Announces Specs for Project Morpheus VR Headset

With all the buzz regarding Virtual Reality gear, Oculus Rift seems to take the prime stag, having released a lot of information, plans and what consumers would expect from it once it will be released as…

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Sony Demoes Batman: Arkham Knight on PC

Rocksteady appears to have confirmed that the Batman: Arkham Knight demo was run on a PC. This is quite interesting, since everyone would have expected it to be demoed on a console, such as Xbox One…

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Turtle Beach Launching New Xbox One Headsets

Turtle Beach are well known in the gaming industry for creating some pretty epic headsets, especially when it comes to the console market. With the launch of new consoles just a few months ago there is…

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Ambitious RPG ‘Bound by Flame’ Coming To Consoles And PC, New Trailer Released

Spider Studios have just released a brand new video for their upcoming and incredibly ambitious RPG, Bound by Flame. After a thrilling Epic Story Trailer that described the universe and the back story of the title,…

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Alienware Steam Machines Confirm To Not be Upgradeable

We were all excited when Alienware announced their Steam Machines, which we all though of being Linux-based and upgradable as PCs. The perfect consoles. However, recent news uncover that Alienware Steam Machines will have the same…

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Meet The Man With The Largest Game Collection

Meet Michael Thomasson, who was just awarded a Guinness World Record for the largest collection of video games in the Guinness World Records 2014 Gamer’s edition. After receiving his first video game for Christmas at the…

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Internet Archive To Start Preserving Classic Console Games

All oldies but goldies games have been made possible to play on modern computers with the help of emulators, and they are part of gaming history too. The Internet Archive, a non-profit organization with the purpose…

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Official Announcement Made For A PC Version Of Upcoming Tom Clancy Title, The Division

The Division is an upcoming renown MMO from Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment, which runs the state of the art Snowdrop Engine. It just happens that during a Reddit Q&A, the developer talked about the PC version…

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Rockstar Games Pointing Hints Towards Upcoming Grand Theft Auto PC Release

Rockstar Games had kept it quite when referring to “GTA V” on PC by not answering any queries and refusing to even acknowledge the fact that a decision about GTA V PC might be in the…

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ARM Striving For Console-like Mobile Graphics, Acquires Geometrics

Geomerics, which has been awarded the title “leader in lighting technology” for the gaming and entertainment industries, offers Enlighten, the world’s first fully real-time global illumination technology. The acquisition will help ARM expand its position in…

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3D Mark Adds New Ice Storm Unlimited Mode And Upgrades GPU Monitoring

Futuremark has released a new update that brings a few notable changes to the benchmarking software, including a an improvement in its Benching algorythms and adding a new Ice Storm Unlimited Mode to the benchmarking options.…

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Thief Developers State That The Gap Between PC and Consoles Has Been Greatly Reduced

The developers at Eidos Montreal, having the Thief title in mind, state that the development gap has been greatly reduced between consoles and PC when it comes to the next-gen PS4 and Xbox One consoles. This…

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Sony Reporting That The ‘Blue Light of Death’ Affects Less Than 1% of PS4’s

Just a little while ago I was talking about how Microsoft’s latest console – the Xbox One was not going to offer more than 2ch audio through its optical output and how this may put some…

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Developers To Adopt AMD’s Mantle Graphics API

AMD has announced that three new developers turned their eye on Mantle API. Cloud Imperium Games, Eidos-Montréal, a part of the Square Enix Group, and Oxide Games, these three will join DICE and hopefully, for AMD’s…

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CD Projekt Red To Celebrate 6 Years Of Geralt While Amazon Posts Witcher III Release Date

Six years have gone past since Geralt has first seen the first light of gaming in the first Witcher game. It has sold six million copies all around the world and the numbers just keep going…

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Sony Celebrates With PlayStation Memories Video

Sony have a lot to be proud of when it comes to gaming and with the PlayStation 4 release creeping ever closer they’ve taken the time to celebrate their history with the PlayStation memories video which…

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Windows 8 Apps To Run On The Xbox One

A few months ago rumors were spreading out which said that Windows 8 apps would be ported over to the upcoming Xbox One game console. It made a lot of sense too, since the new Xbox…

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Watch Dogs Delayed Until Spring 2014!

It seems we have been hit with a major blow to the next-gen launch schedule, no longer will eager gamers be able to play one of the hottest games of the year, at least not this…

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Fighter Within Launching On Xbox One – Powered By Havok Physics

Havok, a leading provider of game technology, announced today that it has licensed its suite of middleware to power Fighter Within – the upcoming brawler game for the Xbox One. Developed for Kinect for Xbox One…