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In-app Purchases: Truly as evil as claimed?

The European Commission announced plans on Thursday to investigate the so-called ‘freemium’ model that most apps are taking these days. Many games and apps in the app-stores for mobile devices are labelled as ‘free’ – you can download and install … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Flap

Flappy Bird, the mobile game that became an overnight success will soon disappear from the app stores. The app’s creator has tweeted users warning that he will be removing it today: I am sorry 'Flappy Bird' users, 22 hours from … Continue reading

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The Copyright Saga

King, owners of the immensely popular Candy Crush Saga issued a statement defending their action to file opposition against Stoic studio’s attempt to trademark ‘The Banner Saga‘ – the title for their game. This comes after the news that King … Continue reading

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Play station Now: The Second Coming of Cloud Gaming?

Sony has announced it’s plans for Playstation Now – a cloud gaming service that will allow users to stream games. The concept behind cloud computing is simple- rather than require the end user to own and maintain high-end hardware, all … Continue reading

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Xbox One Prank Can Brick Your £500 Console

A prank infographic that originated from the infamous /b/ section of 4chan can permanently ruin your brand new Xbox One. The prank, which originates from the random section of 4chan, famed for it’s rogue users and often explicit content, gives … Continue reading

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Steam Autumn Sale 2013

The Steam autumn sale has begun! From the 27th of November to the 3rd December there will be another collection of games at massively discounted prices. There’s a round of daily deals lasting 24 hours as well as flash sales … Continue reading

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Sony PS4 Launch

Sony’s newest console, the PS4, went on sale in the US yesterday and will be available from the 29th of November over here in the UK. The PS4 will cost £349 in the UK and costs $399 in the US. … Continue reading

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Steam Now Has 65 Million Users

Steam, the PC’s largest digital distribution platform, has now surpassed Xbox with over 65 million active accounts. This marks a 30% increase over last year, and is a good indication that PC gaming is thriving. I myself am mostly a … Continue reading

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Free Time? What Sorcery is this?

I’ve been feeling a little under the weather recently, so I’ve found myself with some downtime. This has of course confused me greatly. What do I do? My thought process usually ends up something like this: Over the last few … Continue reading

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Steam Summer Sale 2013

Brace yourselves….winter the Steam summer sale is coming! Ok so it’s actually started today, but quoting Game of Thrones is the in thing right now. Last year I may have gotten a little carried away and bought many games I … Continue reading

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