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Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials set for Dec 11th release

The Dishonored: Dunwall City Trials downloadable content launches on 11th December for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Bethesda has announced. It costs £3.99 / €4.99 / $4.99 or 400 Microsoft Points. Dunwall City Trials includes…


Garry’s Mod to get Kinect support

  What happens when you add PC Kinect support to renowned sandbox Source game Garry’s Mod? Happiness! [youtube][/youtube] Support arrives this week or next according to Garry, and when it does, you’ll be able to assume direct…


Twitter to offer downloadable tweet history by 2013

Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo has reiterated his promise that Twitter users will be able to download their entire Tweet archives by the end of 2012. And once again, the engineers working on that project have (we imagine)…


Android 4.2 updates fixes missing month December

Google has come up with a fix to add December to the Android 4.2 People app, with an OTA software update now rolling out. December babies everywhere were outraged when it emerged that Google had forgotten to include their…


iPad Mini 2 rumours already circulating

Though the iPad mini has been on sale for only a few days, rumours are already circulating about its replacement. The story goes that the iPad mini 2 will have an even sharper display of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels packed…


Windows 8 App store finally reaches 20,000

Microsoft’s Windows Store now has over 20,000 apps available for download. This milestone was breached on Tuesday and propels the company towards its target of reaching 100,000 apps in 90 days from GA. However unless the…


Galaxy Note 2 sells over 5 Million units

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has sold more than 5 million units worldwide, selling 2 million in the last month. At the beginning of this month, the Korean mobile maker announced the device had sold 3 million units. The…


First Black Ops II patch announced

This update was designed to address a number of launch issues on all three platforms, with the Xbox 360 patch having released yesterday, the PS3 one on November 17, and two separate PC ones on November 16 and…


Xbox TV to come in 2013

Microsoft has been hard at work making the Xbox 360 more than just a gaming console, adding a host of video options and apps alongside features such as the new SmartGlass and a web browser. According…


Steam Autumn Sale now on

Steam has just begun its annual Autumn sale, granting new deals every day between now and Monday, 26th November. Today’s deals include: The Walking Dead – £10.49 / $12.49 (50 per cent off). Darksiders 2 –…


DICE says they don’t just want to do Battlefield, Mirrors Edge 2 confirmed

Swedish developer DICE doesn’t want to become the Battlefield factory, it’s insisted. Ben Cousins, general manager of ngmoco Sweden and former executive producer of the Battlefield franchise, has tweeted to say Mirror’s Edge 2 is indeed in development.…


New Deathadder is revealed by Razer

Razer has launched an updated version of their popular DeathAdder gaming mouse. The revised pointer will ship with a new 4G infrared sensor capable of achieving up to 6,400 DPI resolution for improved performance and precision, among other…


More iPhone 5S rumours for Spring 2013 launch

The iPhone 5S release date could be Spring 2013. The Chinese-language Commercial Times estimates that full commercial production of the rumoured iPhone 5S will begin as early as Q1 2013, with the December run only expected to return between…


EE might be supplying WiFi on the Tube

EE could be about to piggy back on London underground’s Wi-Fi network, which is controlled by Virgin Media. A tweet apparently appeared on the official EE Twitter account, dropping a heavy hint that the 4G network…


Firefox 17 gets integrated Facebook Messenger

Mozilla has released the latest Firefox update, version 17 by its count, which adds a new social API. The social API allows for a persistent social sidebar that gives users direct access to chatting with their…


New Xbox shown in final issue of Xbox World

A couple of weeks ago we reported that PlayStation: The Official Magazine would see its last issue roll off the presses this holiday season. Publishing house Future wasn’t done there, however, as they also axed a few more…


41 Comet stores to close by end of the Month

High street electronics retailer Comet has earmarked 41 locations for closure by the end of November, unless a buyer can be found for the troubled company. The company, which currently has 236 stores around the UK, collapsed…


GTA V could still be coming to PC

Grand Theft Auto V, the expansive single-player, multi-character game due out next year, may find a parking spot outside its already confirmed consoles. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 are the currently known homes for the Los Santos-set gameplay, but…


Huge Assassin’s Creed III Patch detailed

Ubisoft has unveiled an enormous new patch for Assassin’s Creed 3 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 3 The update is scheduled to go live “by the end of next week”, the developer wrote on60. the game’s official…


Wii U goes on sale in the US

The long-awaited Nintendo Wii U console is now on sale in the United States, following a midnight launch on Sunday. Crowds of eager gamers descended upon on the Nintendo World store in New York City, where Nintendo of…


Black Ops 2 is highest earning Call of Duty game ever

Black Ops 2 is the highest earning Call of Duty game in the space of 24 hours, Activision has announced. But actual sales figures weren’t revealed. Black Ops 2, released Tuesday, earned anestimated $500 million worldwide in…