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Nissan drone can go 115mph, watch it race the 2017 Nissan GT-R

Nissan drone can go 115mph, watch it race the 2017 Nissan GT-R

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As part of the launch of the new, 2017 model of the Nissan GT-R, the Japanese car manufacturer built one of the world's fastest accelerating first-person view drones. The Nissan GT-R Drone is capable of a top speed of 115mph (185kph) and can accelerate... >>

Virtual reality needs a defining game, says Batman: Arkham VR publisher

Virtual reality needs a defining game, says Batman: Arkham VR publisher

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Batman: Arkham VR came as something of a shock during E3 2016. Not only because it was one of the few things that hadn't been leaked widely before the show started, but that it awarded the "best game" crown by many visitors. You can read our thoughts... >>

Dredd TV show for Netflix, Amazon or HBO: "Exciting stuff happening in the background"

Dredd TV show for Netflix, Amazon or HBO: "Exciting stuff happening in the background"

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Ever since Dredd 3D graced our cinema screens in 2012 there have been calls for a sequel. A petition was even created by 2000ad and its owner Rebellion to bring the rebooted movie version of Judge Dredd back for another outing. In more recent times,... >>

PlayStation Neo (PS4K) vs Project Scorpio: What’s the rumoured difference?

PlayStation Neo (PS4K) vs Project Scorpio: What’s the rumoured difference?

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During this year's E3, Microsoft announced its smaller, more capable refresh for the Xbox One, the Xbox One S, which is coming this August. However, it also tantalisingly teased Project Scorpio for 2017, a device Xbox boss Phil Spencer called "the most... >>

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

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Over the years, high-end audio brand Bang & Olufsen has been making strides to standardise its systems, with many of them now able to stream music through Apple Airplay, DLNA, Bluetooth and its own Beolink Multiroom technology. Now you can add Google... >>

Best Xbox One games at E3 2016: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more

Best Xbox One games at E3 2016: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more

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E3 2016 shut its doors last week but not before we got our fill of every game on display. The show presented a huge playground for the great and good titles that will be coming out anytime between now and the end of 2017, and the vast majority of them... >>

PlayStation VR preview: Affordable virtual reality for the gamers

PlayStation VR preview: Affordable virtual reality for the gamers

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For much of its early life, Sony's foray into virtual reality was codenamed Project Morpheus. However, in September last year, during the Tokyo Game Show, it gave its first headset the, perhaps obvious, name of PlayStation VR. The product hasn't changed... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more

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If you have access to a device that features Freeview Play, be it a supported TV or set-top-box, you can simply catch up with shows you've missed by scrolling backwards through the electronic programme guide. That takes away the fuss of having to come... >>

Batman: Arkham VR preview: Find out why the PS VR game was best of E3 2016

Batman: Arkham VR preview: Find out why the PS VR game was best of E3 2016

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We’ll come out with a bold claim right from the off, not only was Batman: Arkham VR the last game we saw at this year’s E3 before its doors were shut, it was also the best. Of the whole show. That’s a personal opinion, of course, and it doesn’t... >>

The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more

The gadgets and costumes of Suicide Squad in pictures: Harley Quinn, The Joker and more

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After a busy E3 in Los Angeles, we were invited to end the week with a trip to Warner Bros Studios in Burbank to undertake a tour of the lot and get up and close to a whole host of props and costumes. We saw plenty of items from past and present, including... >>

Best HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

Best HTC Vive games: Incredible SteamVR experiences to play right now

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We've been playing with the full consumer version of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset for the best part of a week and will soon be posting our extensive review. However, before we do we wanted to share our thoughts on some of the games and experiences... >>

Best shooters and action games of E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Gears 4, COD: Infinite Warfare and more

Best shooters and action games of E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Gears 4, COD: Infinite Warfare and more

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One of the best-served genres in gaming each year is the good, old fashioned shoot-em-up. From first-person to sideways-scrolling shooters to more esoteric blast-a-thons, there's always plenty to choose from, and plenty are launched or shown at E3. Additionally,... >>

Xbox One Gears of War 4 Elite Controller: The best gamepad just got even better

Xbox One Gears of War 4 Elite Controller: The best gamepad just got even better

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We've always loved the Xbox One Elite Controller and its mad, pricey ways, but during its E3 2016 media briefing Microsoft announced a new version that we want so much more. Battle-scarred and sexy, the Xbox Elite Controller - Gears of War 4 Limited Edition... >>

E3 2016: All the launches, games and consoles at the show

E3 2016: All the launches, games and consoles at the show

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Each June, the games industry travels en masse to Los Angeles for E3, the western world's biggest videogames conference, in order to show and see the hottest gaming titles around. The event is now well underway, with all the press conferences done and... >>

Confirmed: The Xbox One S is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and upscales games too

Confirmed: The Xbox One S is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and upscales games too

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Ever since Microsoft announced the Xbox One S, its smaller, more capable console for this year, there has been a lot of confusion over what it will be capable in a home cinema sense. We had mentioned that it would support 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays in our round-up... >>

Xbox Design Lab in pictures: Some of the crazy Xbox One controllers you can create

Xbox Design Lab in pictures: Some of the crazy Xbox One controllers you can create

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During its E3 2016 media briefing, Microsoft announced that it will soon be offering customisable Xbox One controllers to its fan base. Xbox One owners will be able to order a unique controller, designed by themselves and coloured in millions of combinations.... >>

Sony PlayStation VR headset release date revealed with 50 launch games

Sony PlayStation VR headset release date revealed with 50 launch games

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At the E3 2016 Sony press conference the company has revealed the exact release date for its PlayStation VR virtual reality headset. It's also announced that 50 games will be available at launch. The headset will be available in time for the holiday... >>

Xbox E3 2016 highlights: What was launched, Project Scorpio, Xbox One S and much more

Xbox E3 2016 highlights: What was launched, Project Scorpio, Xbox One S and much more

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As usual, Microsoft hosted its annual media briefing in Los Angeles prior to the start of E3 next week. It is traditionally the first of the big two companies to host its press conference on the Monday before the show opens, requiring the world's games... >>

Xbox Project Scorpio is the most powerful games console ever, coming Christmas 2017

Xbox Project Scorpio is the most powerful games console ever, coming Christmas 2017

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Not content with unveiling the Xbox One S, a slimmer, better Xbox One, Xbox boss Phil Spencer announced Project Scorpio during the Microsoft E3 media briefing. It's the next games machine from Xbox and will be "the most powrerful console ever". Although... >>

Xbox One S is the slimmer, better Xbox and just $299

Xbox One S is the slimmer, better Xbox and just $299

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Microsoft has unveiled the new Xbox One S (aka Xbox One Slim) during its media briefing prior to the E3 2016 show kicking off. It launched the device as the very first thing shown during the briefing to many whoops and cheers, not least because its price... >>

PlayStation E3 2016 Press Conference: How to watch it and what to expect for the PS4

PlayStation E3 2016 Press Conference: How to watch it and what to expect for the PS4

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E3 2016 is just around the corner, with the main show starting on Tuesday 14 June. However, the press conferences run over the couple of days beforehand and many eyes on what the big two, Sony and Microsoft, have to say before the conference starts proper.... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more

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You might not know this, but if you have a Freeview Play TV or set-top-box you can catch-up with the last seven days of TV shows just by scrolling back through the electronic programme guide. Shows that aired of BBC, ITV or Channel 4 are available to... >>

PlayStation Neo confirmed and 4K-ready, but PS4.5 won't be at E3 2016

PlayStation Neo confirmed and 4K-ready, but PS4.5 won't be at E3 2016

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Sony has confirmed that it is working on an upgraded PlayStation 4 console, but that rumours of it appearing at this year's E3 are wide of the mark. The PlayStation Neo, as it is codenamed, will be launched by the company in the future, and will have... >>

Konami isn't only games company making bionics, behold the Deus Ex cybernetic arm

Konami isn't only games company making bionics, behold the Deus Ex cybernetic arm

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A few weeks ago we brought you a BBC documentary that detailed the creation of a fully cybernetic arm, designed by Konami and based around the one worn by Snake in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. That garnered a lot of attention, because not only... >>

Moto Z leaked early, official pic of Moto X replacement and Moto Mods revealed

Moto Z leaked early, official pic of Moto X replacement and Moto Mods revealed

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Lenovo accidentally revealed the full press image of the Moto Z ahead of its official on-stage unveiling at Lenovo Tech World. In addition, one of the Moto Mods add-on features was also posted on Twitter ahead of the announcement, presumably by mistake.... >>