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Microsoft test Xbox ONE £399 price drop in the UK

Microsoft test Xbox ONE £399 price drop in the UK

Yesterday (Friday 28th February 2014) saw tech giant Microsoft launch its price drop test on the UK market for its next generation games console, the Xbox ONE. The move comes to bring their sleek new device a big step closer to the price tag of its main competitor, Sony’s PlayStation 4, as the Japanese console(…)

Assassin’s Creed Black Flag 4 app and PS4 console bundle

Assassin’s Creed Black Flag 4 app and PS4 console bundle

Details are just in on the free companion app that Ubisoft has created to go hand in hand with Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag acting as a new way for you to get deeper under the skin of a pirates life on the open waves of the Caribbean. The news doesn’t end there though for(…)

Nintendo Wii U price drop and Zelda game bundle

Nintendo Wii U price drop and Zelda game bundle

For anyone that’s already got the Nintendo Wii U, you’ll know how impressive it’s been and for everyone else the news that Nintendo has announced both a price reduction and

Xbox ONE launch games, reveal details and release date

Xbox ONE launch games, reveal details and release date

The latecomer to the next gen games consoles party has finally arrived with Microsoft’s reveal event yesterday for the Xbox ONE (formerly known as the 720). Rumours had been flying for a while, and they probably still will until it’s launch in November 2013, but now that we’ve seen the new device and know enough(…)

Xbox 720 reveal date announced by Microsoft’s Major Nelson

Xbox 720 reveal date announced by Microsoft’s Major Nelson

Microsoft Xbox Live official and guru, Major Nelson, has recently announced the reveal date for the Xbox 720 on his blog. While this doesn’t necessarily confirm or deny any of the rumours that have been doing the rounds online, including the name for the new next generation games console, it does give us a date(…)

Pre-order the PS4

Pre-order the PS4

It’s starting to heat up in the next gen games console race following the announcement last night to allow people to pre-order the Sony PS4. Following the impressive release of the Nintendo Wii U console at Christmas, and the ongoing rumours about the Xbox 720, the pressure was on Sony to come out with something(…)

New Xbox 720 rumours

New Xbox 720 rumours

Talk has been hotting up over the last few months about the impending announcements about Microsoft’s next generation games console, but the rumours are really starting to fly now, so here’s our take on the most contentious of the horse whispers. Known as the Xbox 720, or Project Doranga, as some have started to dub(…)

Nintendo Wii U release date

Nintendo Wii U release date

It’s official, the Nintendo Wii U release date for the UK has been announced and no surprises for everyone that had their wagers resting on Christmas. The Nintendo Wii U is already available to order from Amazon.co.uk

Sony Playstation 3 3D display monitor hits the UK

Sony Playstation 3 3D display monitor hits the UK

Though stereoscopic 3D gaming originated with the release of the vision bending might of the Nintendo 3DS it has finally fallen into the hands of the guys at Sony Playstation with the UK release of the 3D display monitor and 3D glasses. It’s not necessarily the cheapest bit of 3D kit on the market right(…)

ADATA external rugged portable hard drive

ADATA external rugged portable hard drive

With the recent ability to take your mass storage devices with you on the move thanks to the creation of external portable hard drives comes the responsibility of keeping them, along with all of your valuable data, safe. Obviously you can wrap your existing portable hard drive in bubble wrap or encase it in swaddling(…)

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