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All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

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The Nintendo Switch is now available, hurrah. If you haven't anyway, you can now get a Switch of your own.But a games console is nothing without the, well, games. So here's a run down of all the titles that have been announced so far, including our thoughts... >>

Nintendo Switch vs Wii U: What's the difference?

Nintendo Switch vs Wii U: What's the difference?

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We've now thoroughly played with the Nintendo Switch in the flesh and are reasonably impressed. We've also played The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and are awestruck.But there is still one big question we are asked most often: "Should I buy this... >>

Nintendo Switch review: Return of the king?
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Nintendo Switch review: Return of the king?

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There is always plenty of attention afforded a new games console launch, not least when it has Nintendo slapped across the front. But after the relative failure of the Wii U, it seems there are more eyes on the company's new machine - the Nintendo Switch... >>

Here's the new Nokia 3310 you really want, if you've got $3K to spare

Here's the new Nokia 3310 you really want, if you've got $3K to spare

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As HMD Global was announcing a new, updated version of the Nokia 3310 at Mobile World Congress this week, luxury phone brand Gresso was also revealing its new feature phone.Many even called the Meridian, with its gold buttons, a rival to the Nokia handset.... >>

Sony Bravia A1 Series OLED TV preview: Breathtaking pictures and unique audio tech combine

Sony Bravia A1 Series OLED TV preview: Breathtaking pictures and unique audio tech combine

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We've been waiting for a Sony OLED TV for quite some time now, but we could never have expected the Bravia A1 Series. Announced at CES 2017, it was certainly one of the highlights of the show, bringing this TV technology to Sony in typical Sony style.It... >>

Nintendo Switch online subscription service goes live in autumn, play for free until then

Nintendo Switch online subscription service goes live in autumn, play for free until then

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The day one update for Nintendo Switch has become available to those lucky enough to have the console already - including Pocket-lint - and one of the first notifications is about the new Nintendo online subscription service. It will be launched fully... >>

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review: Game of the year already
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review: Game of the year already

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It might be early to be thinking such things but there’s every chance there won’t be another game as good as the latest Zelda this year. Yes, we have Mass Effect: Andromeda, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Super Mario Odyssey still to come in 2017, and... >>

Project Scorpio and Xbox One to get Mixed Reality headsets in 2018

Project Scorpio and Xbox One to get Mixed Reality headsets in 2018

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Microsoft has announced that it hopes to introduce Mixed Reality headsets to its Xbox console gaming platform by 2018. That means the Xbox One and forthcoming Project Scorpio could get their own augmented or virtual reality devices next year.Microsoft... >>

Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far
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Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far

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There is something hugely satisfying in booting up an all-new intellectual property in gaming, not least one that has been subject to a fierce hype machine for the last couple of years. Even more satisfying to find out it's good. Scrub that. It's great;... >>

2000 AD's Rogue Trooper returns to gaming, PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch Redux announced

2000 AD's Rogue Trooper returns to gaming, PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch Redux announced

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Rogue Trooper is returning to games platforms after an 11-year absence.One of 2000 AD's most endearing characters, Rogue last appeared on PlayStation 2, the original Xbox and PC in 2006. He then made a brief outing on the Nintendo Wii in 2009.Now he returns... >>

Xbox Games Pass gives you access to over 100 Xbox One games for £7.99 a month

Xbox Games Pass gives you access to over 100 Xbox One games for £7.99 a month

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Microsoft has launched a subscription service that gives you access to more than 100 games to play on your Xbox One for just £7.99 a month. And unlike PlayStation Now, it isn't a cloud service so you don't have to rely on your own broadband speeds to... >>

Lenovo Tab 4 Series tablets, simple, cheap and cheerful fun for all the family

Lenovo Tab 4 Series tablets, simple, cheap and cheerful fun for all the family

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Lenovo has announced a series of tablets that are designed for the whole family and won't break the bank.The Lenovo Tab 4 Series consists of the Lenovo Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10 and Tab 4 10 Plus.The Tab 4 8 and 10 are 8-inch and 10-inch entry-level... >>

New Samsung Gear VR headset coming with dedicated controller

New Samsung Gear VR headset coming with dedicated controller

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Samsung has announced a new version of its Gear VR headset, again designed by Oculus for mobile virtual reality apps and gaming.Shown on stage at the company's Mobile World Congress press conference, the new Gear VR comes with a dedicated, wireless controller.... >>

Samsung Galaxy MWC 2017 press conference: Watch it right here

Samsung Galaxy MWC 2017 press conference: Watch it right here

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Samsung is hosting a press conference on the eve of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today and you'll be able to watch it online right here.For those hoping to see a new flagship smartphone, in the guise of the Samsung Galaxy S8, we're sorry to say... >>

Nokia fitness trackers coming summer 2017 as Withings brand is replaced

Nokia fitness trackers coming summer 2017 as Withings brand is replaced

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Withings' fitness and health tech will be released under the Nokia brand from now on.Nokia bought the French technology firm last year and while it will continue to release fitness trackers and other health products, it will adopt the Finnish parent's... >>

LG G6 launch livestream, what happened and can I watch it again?

LG G6 launch livestream, what happened and can I watch it again?

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LG held an hour-long launch event for its new flagship smartphone on Sunday 26 February and you can now catch up on everything that was revealed. The LG G6 event effectively kicked off Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, and the livestream is still... >>

iPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

iPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

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It has long been rumoured that Apple will refresh its iPad line this spring. Several reports have suggested that the Cupertino firm could even announce iPad Pro 2 - in 12.9 and all-new 10.5-inch sizes - this March, alongside a new 9.7-inch iPad Air and... >>

This is what the Nintendo Switch is like out of the box

This is what the Nintendo Switch is like out of the box

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With just over a week to go before the Nintendo Switch hits stores, Pocket-lint has had the chance to check out the console in our testing labs.We'll need more time with it for our full, in-depth review but we decided to film a few initial thoughts which... >>

E3 2017: What to expect from the world's biggest games show

E3 2017: What to expect from the world's biggest games show

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It might be a couple of months away but plans for E3 2017 are already firming up.Microsoft has confirmed its press conference details, for example, and we're fully expecting the firm's new, 4K super console, Project Scorpio, to be unleashed.So here's... >>

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

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Sonos is putting up the prices of all its speakers and accessories, by as much as £100 - and today is the last day to buy your Sonos kit before the price rise.Sonos blames the enormous price hike on Brexit, claiming that the dramatic fall in value of... >>

iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary" facial recognition front-camera system

iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary" facial recognition front-camera system

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Analytics company KGI Securities has made a second prediction about the iPhone 8, suggesting that a new model with come with a "revolutionary" new front-facing camera system that will enable facial or iris recognition.One of the company's analysts, Ming-chi... >>

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

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LG will host its LG G6 announcement event this Sunday, 26 February, before Mobile World Congress 2017 gets underway. However, there will be little left to reveal as the company is more than happy to blurt everything out beforehand.It has created a dedicated... >>

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

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Amazon is bringing the refreshed Fire TV Stick to the UK and it is available for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk now.Launched in the US at the tail end of last year, the new version of the Stick has a quad-core processor, so is lightning quick in operation.... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) preview: Alexa on TV for £40

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) preview: Alexa on TV for £40

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Since Amazon launched its own media streaming device, it has successfully refreshed the main set-top-box, adding faster processing, better remote access, 4K Ultra HD support and, in recent times, an all-new user experience. Its Fire TV Stick remained... >>

Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too

Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too

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Apple is said to be working on a new Apple TV set-top-box, possibly even for release later this year, as sales of the current generation device are reportedly slowing.Part of the reason given is that, while competitors embraced the 4K Ultra HD revolution,... >>