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Xbox’s Phil Spencer explains why Games with Gold is different to PS+

by Ryan Burgesson March 10, 2014
At SXSW, Microsoft Studios corporate vice president Phil Spencer explained why there is a gulf in quality in the games offered by the two competing services, Games with Gold and PS+. Phil Spencer said at his Q&A panel at SXSW: One of our issues with Games with Gold — not ‘issues,’ but differences between the […]

Panasonic and Sony announce their new optical disc format; Archival Disc

by Ryan Burgesson March 10, 2014
Panasonic and Sony teamed up last year to create the next big thing in optical media and today they announced what their new attempt at the market will be called; Archival Disc. The Archival Disc is said to be able to store between 300GB and 1TB per disc and is said to be very resistant […]

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Galaxy S5 Comes With 3 New Battery Saving Features

by Eric Brownon March 9, 2014
Galaxy S5 is the latest flagship smartphone by Samsung. It comes with a lot of new features and functions to give it an edge over the competition. However, the battery life, as usual is very limited for Android devices. Equipped with a 2800 mAh battery, the Galaxy S5 doesn’t seem like a big hit for heavy Android users. […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Offers Up To 10.7GB of Internal Storage

by Eric Brownon March 9, 2014
Samsung Galaxy S4 was the target of online ridicule when users noticed how the smartphone was offering less storage space for saving content while system files took up a large portion of the internal storage. In numbers, the 16GB variant of the Galaxy S4 only offered around 9GB of storage for the user, which is […]


Matt Stone responds to South Park: The Stick of Truth censorship

by Ryan Burgesson March 9, 2014
So 2/3 days after South Park: The Stick of Truth released in the UK and Europe respectively Matt Stone co-creator of South Park has spoken out against Ubisoft’s decision to censor the title in Europe on consoles. Matt Stone said in an interview with The Metro: We weren’t going to change the content, so we’ve […]

DirectX 12 set to be revealed at GDC

by Ryan Burgesson March 9, 2014
A new twitter page has emerged with the name of DirectX 12 followed by an announcement that the full reveal will be made at GDC on March 20th. Though thanks to some great detective work from Neogaf it seems there has been some info found on what the presentation will include. Thanks to Neogaf member […]


Microsoft trying to persuade politicans to purchase targeted adverts

by Ryan Burgesson March 9, 2014
Microsoft officials were seen plugging targeted advertising at the CPAC (annual conference for conservatives). As midterm elections start to heat up in the US, Microsoft are trying to sell advertising space on Xbox Live, Skype, MSN and other MS platforms. Microsoft are selling themselves as being able to match Microsoft user IDs and other various […]

Facebook’s WhatsApp purchase opposed by privacy groups

by Ryan Burgesson March 8, 2014
Privacy groups want US regulators to stop the Whatsapp purchase until Facebook provides more information on what it plans to do with the personal data of WhatsApp’s users. Facebook are adamant in the fact that it will respect the previous user agreements and will be operating Whatsapp as a seperate company. Facebook said in a […]

ASUS’ Chromebox to ship on March 14th

by Ryan Burgesson March 8, 2014
ASUS are set to release their Chromebox (M004U) to the public on March 14th at $179. ASUS’ description reads: With easy out-of-the-box setup, integrated virus and malware protection and feature-enhancing updates, ASUS Chromebox starts up in seconds to get you to your favorite websites and apps instantly. And why a box? Because with a box […]


Samsung introduces Milk Music

by Ryan Burgesson March 8, 2014
Samsung has just launched their free music streaming service, Milk Music to the masses (in the US). The service is currently only available on Galaxy smartphones and only available to those of us that live in the US as of now. Milk Music currently has over 200 radio stations and 13 million songs available to […]
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Pebble Appstore Comes On Android Devices, With eBay, Evernote, TWC Apps

by Matthew Lucason March 8, 2014
Pebble announced today at SXSW 2014 that it has updated its Android software to 2.0, making its app store available on Google Play. When the Appstore made its debut on iOS at the beginning of February, there were a few highlight partner apps that came along for the ride, including ones from Yelp, Foursquare, Mercedes and GoPro. […]


Watch Dogs release date is set to May 27th

by Ryan Burgesson March 7, 2014
So Ubisoft finally attached a release date to their much anticipated open world hackathon, Watch Dogs. The date is set to May 27th so we will have to wait almost 3 months for Watch Dogs, for me this is just more time for people to stop caring about what this game actually is. When it […]

Hideo Kojima on Metal Gear Solid’s future on PC

by Ryan Burgesson March 7, 2014
In an interview with Gamespot, Hideo Kojima curator and creator of all things Metal Gear Solid said what he thinks on the future of Metal Gear Solid V on PC. In the interview Kojima said: PC, that’s my original background. I originally created PC games… A long time ago I didn’t want to rely on […]