Civilisation Beyond Earth leaked

by Ryan Burgesson April 12, 2014
On Neogaf it was found that Civilisation Beyond Earth was accidentally leaked as user miladesn found an ad for the game on Google. Firaxis were to set to announce a new game later today and it would seem that Google beat them to the punch. The original text was in French so Gaffer killercrow translated […]
Heartbleed NSA

NSA knew about the Heartbleed bug and ‘exploited’ it for 2 years

by Matthew Lucason April 12, 2014
Bloomberg is reporting that the NSA knew about the Internet security bug Heartbleed and regularly used it to gather intelligence for at least 2 years. According to two anonymous sources familiar with the matter, the bug was kept secret in the interest of national security, while the agency used it to obtain passwords and other data. Since the bug was first […]

Netflix 4K streaming is live

by Ryan Burgesson April 12, 2014
A couple of days ago Netflix launched their 4K streaming service in Netflix though they have said that it will only be available to newer 4K monitors. If you purchased a 4K TV before the start of this year you may be out of luck as your TV will probably lack the H.265/HEVC decoder needed […]


Trials Fusion to run at 1080p on PS4 and 900p on Xbox One

by Ryan Burgesson April 12, 2014
Ubisoft’s Trials Fusion has been revealed to run at different resolutions on each console and of course it is the PS4 that has won out. This can not keep happening to Microsoft everytime news like this appears it really shows the gulf in hardware power and shows up their much more expensive console. Of course […]

Nanoparticles in consumer products could pose risk to DNA

by Raghuvir Dasson April 11, 2014
One theory attributes the decline of the Roman Empire to their overuse of lead in food and daily life. Their water pipes were made of lead, they used lead based paints and lead compounds in their medicines. They prepared their food in lead containers. As it turns out this theory was wholly overblown, the ancient […]


Transistor release date announced

by Ryan Burgesson April 11, 2014
The next game from SuperGiant has had its release date announced and it is probably coming a lot sooner than you would think. We are looking at a May 20th release for this tactical adventure in which your only friend is a talking sword. SuperGiant are known for the indie hit Bastion that may be […]

David Polfeldt talks about developers reactions to The Division

by Ryan Burgesson April 11, 2014
David Polfeldt, Massive Entertainment’s Managing Director today spoke about some of the reaction to The Division from other big game developers. One that really stands out to me is that he says even Hideo Kojima of Metal Gear Solid fame was so impressed he said ‘It’s so good, ‘it makes me want to quit my […]


Football Manager Classic 2014 Vita shown off and released today

by Ryan Burgesson April 11, 2014
The portable version of Football Manager we’ve all been waiting for seems to have finally come to fruition as the latest trailer has shown. You can watch the trailer here. Anybody that plays Football Manager knows that real want for a real good portable version of the game, I am not talking a laptop or […]

New The Evil Within trailer released at PAX

by Ryan Burgesson April 10, 2014
Promising new survival horror IP The Evil Within has received a new gameplay trailer at PAX. You can watch the trailer here. I must say I am very much looking forward to this game, as a fan of the classics like Silent Hill and Resident Evil this seems to tick a lot of the boxes […]


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel announced by Gearbox

by Ryan Burgesson April 10, 2014
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was announced yesterday by Gearbox and there is something very baffling about it. So you are probably thinking this will look great on my PS4/One right? Well think again as Gearbox have shown how incompetent they have become by announcing this just for PS360 and the PC (they at least got that […]

SOE announce H1Z1; a new zombie MMO

by Ryan Burgesson April 10, 2014
Sony Online Entertainment announced yesterday their own take on the zombie MMO formula with H1Z1. To give some background on the game SOE president John Smedley said this whilst he played the game on a livestream: The H1Z1 virus devastated mankind and left nothing but death and destruction in its wake and a world nearly […]
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Robonaut’s legs to be delivered courtesy of SpaceX’s Dragon capsule

by Raghuvir Dasson April 10, 2014
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to leave Earth for the International Space Station on the 14th of April. It will carry an unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule containing supplies which include the legs for Robonaut 2. The R2 is a humanoid robot designed to assist ISS members with daily tasks, its dexterity is extremely human […]


The biggest headache of Heartbleed

by Raghuvir Dasson April 10, 2014
As you might have already heard, the internet has a new big problem called Heartbleed and thankfully, it’s not a new NSA spy tool. Very simply put, it’s a flaw in the way internet servers keep important user information private. This allows third parties to collect user data like session IDs and passwords which basically […]
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Convenient homegrown vegetables could soon be a reality

by Raghuvir Dasson April 10, 2014
When I step out to shop for vegetables I face two major problems. The first is that I’m a young man in India. Small vegetable vendors in India (found only a stone’s throw away from most homes) reserve their best produce for old customers. The majority of this category consists of middle aged women who […]


Hotline Miami 2 gets a new trailer

by Ryan Burgesson April 9, 2014
Hotline Miami 2 once again moved into the public eye with a brand new trailer and my word is it amazing. Here is a link to the trailer. I must say that from the little I played at Gamescom last year they have really added a lot, the best thing to me is that amazing […]

Nvidia’s latest beta drivers boost DX11 games significantly

by Ryan Burgesson April 9, 2014
The latest beta driver from Nvidia is promising some pretty big improvements especially in the DirectX 11 stakes. Nvidia said in their patch notes: Performance: Introduces key DirectX optimisations which result in reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. […]


The Crew’s Always Online DRM detailed

by Ryan Burgesson April 9, 2014
In one of the most bizarre interviews I have ever read the creative director for The Crew has described the limitations of their always online DRM. In an interview with Videogamer The Crew creative director Julian Gerighty said some very odd things about his own game. When speaking about what happens when your connection drops […]
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European court rejects EU-wide data retention law

by Ryan Burgesson April 8, 2014
Europe’s top court in Luxembourg has ruled that the Data Retention law that was put into place in 2006 is now invalid. The court said: By requiring the retention of those data and by allowing the competent national authorities to access those data, the directive interferes in a particularly serious manner with the fundamental rights […]


Goat Simulator getting free content in May

by Ryan Burgesson April 8, 2014
The recently released Goat Simulator will be receiving some free content in the middle of May developers Coffee Stain Studios announced yesterday. Goat Simulator creator Armin Ibrisagic said on their official Facebook page: A lot of people have been asking for DLC with new maps for Goat Simulator, but we would feel bad charging people […]

DirectX 12 is coming to Xbox One

by Ryan Burgesson April 8, 2014
It was revealed at the GDC that DirectX 12 would be coming to Xbox One and now we have some details on what exactly DX12 will bring to the table for Microsoft. Stardock CEO Brad Wardell had this to say on Neowin about the updated API: The results are spectacular. Not just in theory but […]

Game Boy Advance games come to the Wii U store

by Ryan Burgesson April 7, 2014
Nintendo has finally released their first batch of Game Boy Advance games for the Wii U store but they carry quite the price tag. At $8 that’s quite a lot of money to put down on old handheld games I feel sorry for those that use Euros as I fully expect it will be €8 […]