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Forza Horizon 3 update adds crazy Hot Wheels tracks to muck around on

Forza Horizon 3 update adds crazy Hot Wheels tracks to muck around on

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There have been plenty of great downloadable content for the Forza games over the years but few have us as excited in Pocket-lint Towers as the latest.As of 9 May, Forza Horizon 3 will be getting a major, game-changing expansion. It adds a new location,... >>

More Nintendo Switch consoles sold in first month than Wii U managed in a whole year

More Nintendo Switch consoles sold in first month than Wii U managed in a whole year

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It has been revealed that Nintendo sold more Nintendo Switch consoles in its first month than Wii Us in its first full fiscal year.Nintendo sold 2.74 million Switch units in March 2017 alone, but only 2.72 million Wii U consoles in the 12 months from... >>

Call of Duty: WW2 will launch on 3 November and it has Nazi zombies

Call of Duty: WW2 will launch on 3 November and it has Nazi zombies

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The next Call of Duty game officially has a launch date.Call of Duty: WW2 will launch on 3 November, developer Sledgehammer announced during a live stream. It will be available on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. The studio also released a new trailer for the game,... >>

This real-life Dawn of War III power fist can punch through toilets, oh yes!

This real-life Dawn of War III power fist can punch through toilets, oh yes!

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With Dawn of War III released tomorrow, Sega has created something unique to promote it. It has built a real-life, fully-working power fist.Based on the pneumatic gloves space marines have worn since Games Workshop first unveiled Warhammer 40K, the working... >>

When is the Call of Duty: WW2 reveal and where can you watch it?

When is the Call of Duty: WW2 reveal and where can you watch it?

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Activision and Sledgehammer Games are about to announce the next installment in the Call of Duty series.During the worldwide reveal, which will be live-streamed from London IMAX, we will see the title shown off the first time. We should hear all about... >>

Do games predict the future? Ghost Recon: Wildlands could be scarily close

Do games predict the future? Ghost Recon: Wildlands could be scarily close

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Videogames don't predict the future, they imagine it. Well, most of the time.Because games developers have access to incredible world-building tools, any forays into the future they generally feel inclined to make involve the likes of aliens and readily-available... >>

It's official: The next Call of Duty will be set in World War II

It's official: The next Call of Duty will be set in World War II

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Call of Duty is going back to its roots, as the next installment in the series will be set during World War II.On Friday, publisher Activision confirmed the Sledgehammer Games-developed, first-person shooter will be called Call of Duty: WWII, and that... >>

Project Scorpio vs Xbox One S: What's the difference?

Project Scorpio vs Xbox One S: What's the difference?

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This summer, on the eve of the E3 videogames show in June, Microsoft will officially unveil Project Scorpio - its new Xbox console set to be the "most powerful" games machine yet.It's probably not going to be called that, more likely Xbox Scorpio or... >>

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

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For more than a year now, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One or Xbox One S (reviewed here). Not all of your old library of games are playable, but there are well over 350 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list... >>

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe review: The best ever version hits Nintendo Switch
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe review: The best ever version hits Nintendo Switch

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If you seek evidence that Nintendo learned some major lessons from the Wii U's humiliating failure, you need look no further than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.Its arrival so soon after that of the Switch console demonstrates that Nintendo has well and truly... >>

Prey preview: The horror FPS with genuine smarts

Prey preview: The horror FPS with genuine smarts

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Arkane Studios is a developer with a burgeoning reputation for crafting games with an unusually intelligent agenda. It's best known for the two Dishonored games, with their steampunk vibe, intrigue-ridden plots, intricate puzzles and stealth gameplay.So,... >>

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, games and everything you need to know

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, games and everything you need to know

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After the incredible success of its miniature, remade NES console, Nintendo is said to be working on a follow-up; this time based on the much-loved Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES for short.A Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES is heavily tipped... >>

Can't buy a NES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50

Can't buy a NES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50

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Like vinyl records, Robot Wars and football hooliganism, retro gaming is in the middle of a resurgence. There are reimagined machines based on both the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64, and the Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo download stores are crammed with... >>

No more NES Classic Mini consoles to be made, if you missed out you missed out

No more NES Classic Mini consoles to be made, if you missed out you missed out

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After selling out prior to Christmas last year, the Nintendo Classic Mini consoles were much sought after - fetching high prices on reseller sites, such as eBay. Some preferred to wait for new stock, however, so they could get one for the original retail... >>

Star Wars Battlefront 2 official, first gameplay trailer now live

Star Wars Battlefront 2 official, first gameplay trailer now live

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EA has released the first official trailer for the sequel to Star Wars Battlefront.Unsurprisingly, the next game in the series is officially called "Star Wars Battlefront II", with the logo first published by the games publisher on its own website.... >>

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 has been a great success story, having sold more units on the launch weekend than any other Nintendo console before it.But a games console is nothing without the, well, games. So here's a run down of all the titles that have been... >>

Microsoft is testing self-service refunds on Windows 10 and Xbox games

Microsoft is testing self-service refunds on Windows 10 and Xbox games

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Microsoft will soon introduce refunds on digital purchases made through the Xbox Games Store and Windows Store. The new feature was spotted by Reddit user gaymerRaver, who posted a screenshot on the Xbox One subreddit.The self-service refund feature is... >>

This SwitchCharge battery case will keep you an extra 12 hours of playing time

This SwitchCharge battery case will keep you an extra 12 hours of playing time

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We love the Nintendo Switch here at Pocket-lint, it delivers an intuitive new design and gameplay concept, and it works. However we, like many other users, feel a bit let down by the three to four hours of gameplay time you get when you take the main... >>

5 reasons gamers should get the BenQ W1210ST projector

5 reasons gamers should get the BenQ W1210ST projector

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Games are all about being as immersed as you can be in the experience. Whether you're hurtling along a race track or trying to battle your way out of a dungeon, playing on a big TV is certainly one way to do it, but having that experience magnified up... >>

PS4 Pro vs Project Scorpio: What’s the difference?

PS4 Pro vs Project Scorpio: What’s the difference?

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Although Microsoft announced a 4K games console during E3 2016 last June it was Sony that beat it to the punch, releasing its mid-generation upgrade a full year before the Xbox equivalent.The PS4 Pro has been available since the end of last year and provides... >>

Official Xbox Project Scorpio specs revealed, most powerful console ever

Official Xbox Project Scorpio specs revealed, most powerful console ever

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We now know the most important specifications of Project Scorpio, Microsoft's next Xbox.Even since it was announced during the Xbox press event at E3 2016, Microsoft's mid-generation successor to the Xbox One was said to be more powerful than Sony's... >>

Early EA Access members get free 2TB HDD for Xbox One, have you got yours yet?

Early EA Access members get free 2TB HDD for Xbox One, have you got yours yet?

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Electronic Arts is handing Xbox One owners free 2TB external hard drives. They are being sent to gamers who signed up to EA Access on the platform when it first started.US EA Access subscribers have been receiving care packages, which include vouchers... >>

Zelda Breath of the Wild Easter eggs: Funny and clever secrets you never knew existed

Zelda Breath of the Wild Easter eggs: Funny and clever secrets you never knew existed

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been a huge success since its release with the Nintendo Switch in March.Based on just its first weekend on sale, it officially became the fastest-selling standalone launch title in Nintendo's history.It is... >>

Twitch unveils Steam-like store so it can sell games on top of streaming

Twitch unveils Steam-like store so it can sell games on top of streaming

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Amazon-owned Twitch is no longer just about streaming and watching games. It's now a place where you can buy games, too.The game-streaming service had already announced plans to launch a digital PC games store, but now, it's finally unveiling the experience.... >>

Has your Nintendo Switch warped? New bending problem reported

Has your Nintendo Switch warped? New bending problem reported

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After the dead pixels issue several Nintendo Switch owners have suffered, there are now reports that some Switch consoles are bending when docked.Reddit user _NSR posted an image of his Switch with a clear bend in the middle, saying that it "started... >>