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Xbox Live reputation system revealed

by Ryan Burgesson March 26, 2014
Last July Xbox detailed their plan to introduce a reputation system that would reward people with a good reputation and punish people with a bad one, now they have finally explained each ‘reputation’ in detail. The official xbox blog details each status: “Good Players” – The majority of gamers will fall into this level. As […]

RUMOUR: Playstation 4 emulation of PS1/2 games is on its way

by Ryan Burgesson March 26, 2014
A rumour has emerged that the Playstation 4 may be set to receive an update that adds emulator support of Playstation 1 and 2 games. Twitter user @thuway said in a tweet: Be excited: 1. Local PS2 / PS1 support on PS4 w/ native 1080p rendering for select titles. 2. Bluray+Media Player updates Why should […]

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Facebook to Buy Virtual Reality Startup Oculus for 2 Billion Dollars

by Ryan Burgesson March 26, 2014
In news that has shocked nearly everyone, Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook to announce the purchase of Oculus. Oculus already has big plans [in gaming] that won’t be changing and we hope to accelerate. The Rift is highly anticipated by the gaming community, and there’s a lot of interest from developers in building for this […]

Battlefield 4: Naval Strike DLC delayed on PC announce DICE

by Ryan Burgesson March 25, 2014
DICE announced today that the latest Battlefield 4 DLC ‘Naval Strike’ is to be delayed on PC. Since launch Battlefield 4 has been nothing but a shambles. Constant bugs, crashes to desktop and graphical glitches have really destroyed any trust left in the once competent developers DICE. DICE said in their statement: We are delaying […]


US should ‘keep control of net’ – Bill Clinton

by Ryan Burgesson March 25, 2014
Former President of America Bill Clinton took to the stage yesterday to make a rather ironic statement. Bill Clinton thinks that the US needs to keep control of the internet to make sure it stays open and free… Yep. Clinton made his comments during a debate sponsored by his charitable foundation, Clinton Global Initiative: The […]

Nvidia announce the GTX Titan Z

by Ryan Burgesson March 25, 2014
Nvidia have today announced their brand new GK110 graphics card the Titan Z. The Titan Z has 12GB of VRAM, 5760 CUDA Cores, 8 TeraFLOPS of compute power and will cost $3000… That is three thousand dollars.  Whilst it is safe to assume such a powerhouse at this price is not aimed at your normal gamer […]

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Online Hard Drive Store Comparison Review

by Gizmoration March 24, 2014
Whether you are building a PC from scratch or upgrading your current system, having the right PC components is critical. The hard drive is a component that you don’t want to take too many chances with and the goal is to get the best value for your money, without sacrificing quality. There are a number […]

Greg Costikyan’s GDC 2014 rant

by Ryan Burgesson March 24, 2014
At GDC there is a ‘rant’ session every year, this session allows people within the game industry to speak out against trends they find worrying in the industry. This year it was the turn of Greg Costikyan, This year marks the rant session’s 10th anniversary and Greg Costikyan (he also spoke in 2005’s session) took to […]

RUMOUR: Rainbow Six Patriots has been scrapped three times

by Ryan Burgesson March 24, 2014
Ubisoft announced Rainbow Six Patriots 3 years ago at E3 2011. They released a concept video of what they hoped the game would represent when it was released, though things haven’t gone to plan as this rumour states that Ubisoft have had to redesign Patriots three times now. The rumour comes from Kotaku columnist supererogatory: […]

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Turkish Finance Minister defends Twitter ban

by Ryan Burgesson March 24, 2014
Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek has defended his governments ban on Twitter and accused the social networking site of not complying with court orders. Simsek said: The Turkish telecommunications watchdog has made a number of statements saying that they have asked Twitter on a number of occasions to remove some content on the back of […]
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UK to start charging VAT on digital media

by Ryan Burgesson March 24, 2014
A lesser known titbit from Chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne’s latest budget is that from 2015 digital media will be subject to 20% VAT. So whilst the UK government seem keen to cut down on piracy the best thing they could think of was to… raise prices? I’m sorry but I honestly can’t believe […]


UK Anti-spam service launched

by Ryan Burgesson March 23, 2014
Four of the largest UK mobile networks have teamed up to tackle spam text messages, The GSMA a collective of networks has announced that EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have joined the ranks. These four networks have signed up to the Spam Reporting Service which allows receivers of spam texts to report the offenders by […]

Yu Suzuki is exploring the option of kickstarting Shenmue 3

by Ryan Burgesson March 23, 2014
Yu Suzuki mostly known for his role in the creation of the cult hit Shenmue, has said recently at the Game Developers Conference that he is exploring the option of kickstarting the long-awaited third instalment in the franchise. Suzuki said at the start of the Q&A session of his post-mortem of Shemue when asked about […]