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 […]


The Elder Scrolls Online subscription model criticised… Again

by Ryan Burgesson April 7, 2014
The Elder Scrolls Online (TESO) has had its subscription model questioned with the way Zenimax/Bethesda has gone about with their 30 day free trial. With most MMO’s you buy they usually give you a month or so of free play time in the game, TESO does the same thing but asks that you authorise your […]

Microsoft are considering Xbox 360 emulation for the Xbox One

by Ryan Burgesson April 7, 2014
In an interview at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference, development lead Fred Savage explained the difficulties behind a 360 emulator on the Xbox One. Fred Savage said: There are, but we’re not done thinking them through yet, unfortunately, It turns out to be hard to emulate the PowerPC stuff on the X86 stuff. So there’s […]


300 words or less: Killer is Dead

by Ryan Burgesson April 6, 2014
I had the pleasure of playing Killer is Dead at Gamescom about a month before it came out and I must say what an amazing character action game. I love SUDA51 and his development team at Grasshopper Manufacture. I have enjoyed everyone of their games but Killer is Dead is almost on par with SUDA’s […]

RUMOUR: Borderlands 2 Vita to release May 13

by Ryan Burgesson April 6, 2014
We didn’t know a lot about Borderlands 2 on Vita until GDC when a few gameplay videos surfaced so every morsel of information about this game is precious and today both Amazon and Gamestop listed the release date for May 13th. Borderlands 2 Vita has always been on the down low, it was first announced […]


Halo 2 and 3 appear as official Steam groups

by Ryan Burgesson April 6, 2014
Today it was discovered that Halo 2 and 3 official steam groups have been added to the Steam Community. What makes this interesting is that only Valve can add official Steam groups so this is a pretty big statement that the two of the most popular FPS’ ever made will finally be coming to Steam. […]

Plex is coming to Xbox One

by Ryan Burgesson April 5, 2014
Plex the home media OS has announced today that Microsoft has approved a Plex client for the Xbox One. Plex is an amazing free Linux based OS that turns any machine into quite an impressive home media centre. This should hopefully pave the way for many more applications, like the hugely popular XBMC. Microsoft have […]


Watch Dogs PC specifications released

by Ryan Burgesson April 5, 2014
Ubisoft today revealed the minimum specs for their upcoming open world hackathon Watch Dogs. There is one worrying sign within them though… Here is the released list: Minimum: OS: Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8 (Please note that we only support 64 bit OSs.) Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66Ghz […]

Reversible USB design shown off by Foxconn

by Ryan Burgesson April 4, 2014
Foxconn have shown off their new reversible USB design which means no more putting the USB in the wrong way round. This new USB design dubbed type-c is looking to overtake both type-a/b and Micro USB as the universal standard. Other improvements include: Support for scalable power charging, allowing the cable to offer up to […]

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls sells 2.7 million copies

by Ryan Burgesson April 4, 2014
Diablo 3′s expansion Reaper of Souls has sold 2.7 million copies in it’s first week. Reaper of Souls was supposed to be Diablo 3′s second coming, after the diabolical release week for the hugely anticipated game, hype faded away quickly and what was left was angry customers that couldn’t play what they had paid for […]