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PS4 Pro ditches 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for cost and one other reason...

PS4 Pro ditches 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for cost and one other reason...

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There's little doubt that the PS4 Pro, announced on Wednesday, is a spectacular 4K gaming powerhouse, but we were shocked to learn that it doesn't feature a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for disc playback.Considering the Xbox One S, which hit stores in August,... >>

Pokemon Go is coming to Apple Watch by end of 2016

Pokemon Go is coming to Apple Watch by end of 2016

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Pokemon Go just got more mobile than ever. Pokemon Go has been downloaded more than 500 million times, Apple said. Because of that success, the team behind the app has been focusing on ways for Pokemon trainers to play in more ways. During a demo on... >>

What time is the PlayStation 4 Neo and PS4 Slim launch and can I watch it online?

What time is the PlayStation 4 Neo and PS4 Slim launch and can I watch it online?

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Sony is hosting a dedicated press event in New York today, Wednesday, 7 September, where it is expected to refresh its PlayStation 4 console line-up with two newly announced machines.The company will also likely talk more about the imminent PlayStation... >>

F1 2016 review: Licence to thrill
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F1 2016 review: Licence to thrill

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Making Formula One games is a famously thankless task, but in recent years, Leamington Spa-based Codemasters has picked up that particular F1 baton and run with it in an increasingly impressive manner.Once upon a time, thanks to the niceties of satisfying... >>

Super Mario Maker coming to Nintendo 3DS, Pokemon Sun and Moon 2DS consoles announced too

Super Mario Maker coming to Nintendo 3DS, Pokemon Sun and Moon 2DS consoles announced too

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Nintendo has announced that it will be bringing a version of hit Wii U game Super Mario Maker to the Nintendo 3DS.It will be a similar kind of affair, giving you the ability to create your own 2D platforming levels using characters, enemies and objects... >>

Xbox One S: 4K, Ultra HD Blu-ray and HDR examined in more detail

Xbox One S: 4K, Ultra HD Blu-ray and HDR examined in more detail

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We've reviewed the Xbox One S and concluded that this is a great update to the console, making it an attractive option for anyone who hasn't committed yet and wants to join the Xbox family but also as a great media device for those wanting to embrace... >>

Deus Ex Mankind Divided review: Cyberpunk satisfaction
4.0 stars

Deus Ex Mankind Divided review: Cyberpunk satisfaction

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If you were thinking of getting a nip or a tuck, playing Deus Ex: Mankind Divided might just make you think again. That's because it examines what might happen when human narcissism extends beyond the mere administration of trout-pouts and the like, to... >>

PlayStation Network adds two-factor authentication: Here’s how it works

PlayStation Network adds two-factor authentication: Here’s how it works

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If you own a PlayStation console or PSP, you can now enable two-factor authentication on your PlayStation Network account.Sony has introduced the much-requested layer of protection, saying via Twitter that users can activate it on their accounts. It also... >>

Osmo Coding review: Educational iPad game makes programming fun
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Osmo Coding review: Educational iPad game makes programming fun

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When you think of coding for kids, your mind probably envisions them learning some elaborate coding language in an experience akin to your French verbal exam when you were at school. But coding for kids comes in all shapes and sizes and doesn't have to... >>

PlayStation Now comes to Windows PC, with wireless DualShock adapter in support

PlayStation Now comes to Windows PC, with wireless DualShock adapter in support

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PlayStation Now, the service that will let you play PS3 games on other devices, has made a big move to Windows PC, meaning you can play games like Uncharted and The Last of Us on your computer. PlayStation Now offers over 400 titles to subscribers for... >>

PlayStation Plus memberships will cost more starting in September

PlayStation Plus memberships will cost more starting in September

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PlayStation Plus will cost you a lot more starting next month - but only if you live in the US and Canada.Starting 22 September, PS Plus' yearly fee will increase by $10 (from $49.99 to $59.99), while the 90-day one will only increase by $7. If you're... >>

FIFA 17 preview: Not just a seasonal update

FIFA 17 preview: Not just a seasonal update

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When we first played an early build of FIFA 17 during E3 in June we were a little worried about the gameplay. It came after a decent session with the new Pro Evolution Soccer and left us in no doubt that PES 2017 plays the better game of football.Thankfully... >>

Resident Evil 7 preview: Back to its scary roots

Resident Evil 7 preview: Back to its scary roots

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When Resident Evil 7 was announced during June's E3 it was very much shown as a poster boy for PlayStation VR. We even got to try the demo level using Sony's forthcoming headset during the trade show - much to our underwear's dismay.However, we did have... >>

Sea of Thieves preview: Turning you into a software pirate

Sea of Thieves preview: Turning you into a software pirate

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When we first saw Rare's massively multiplayer pirate game at E3 in June we wondered if its co-operative teamplay mechanics would work for us. We've played many a co-op game before, but were not ones for constant communication throughout.Yet that's what... >>

Oculus Rift available at UK retailers from 20 September, here's where

Oculus Rift available at UK retailers from 20 September, here's where

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Oculus announced this morning that its high-end VR headset, the Oculus Rift, is going to be available to buy from UK retailers starting on 20 September.Customers will be able to purchase the Oculus Rift from Amazon, John Lewis, Curry’s PC World, Game... >>

Gears of War 4 in 4K preview: Played on an Nvidia GTX 1070 notebook

Gears of War 4 in 4K preview: Played on an Nvidia GTX 1070 notebook

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Microsoft's Gears of War 4, developed by in-house team The Coalition, is shaping up to be the best chapter in the series for years. Not only is it the first to be developed specifically for the current generation Xbox One, it offers HDR graphics for Xbox... >>

Battlefield 1 public beta: EA announces when you can play

Battlefield 1 public beta: EA announces when you can play

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Electronic Arts has announced Battlefield 1 will have a public beta, meaning you'll get to play and test the game before it launches this autumn.The public beta will kick off 31 August for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC players. All you need to do to... >>

Pokemon Go: Best Pokemon with highest CP

Pokemon Go: Best Pokemon with highest CP

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With Pokemon mania having spread across the world, you're probably in the position where you're wondering which Pokemon you should really be investing your time in. With a choice of 151 Pokemon (although not all are available to catch right now in the... >>

Final Fantasy fans look away, FF15 delayed

Final Fantasy fans look away, FF15 delayed

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You've been waiting for 10 years for Final Fantasy XV (FF15) but we're afraid you'll have to wait a little longer as the game has been put back in order to "deliver the iconic Final Fantasy experience".Expected to release in around six week's time, on... >>

No Man's Sky devs are working on issues, brought in team to spot bugs

No Man's Sky devs are working on issues, brought in team to spot bugs

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The developer behind No Man’s Sky wants you to know it is actively addressing the game's issues.Hello Games posted a blog post to No Man’s Sky website on 12 August to announce it is working on fixes for the most “critical issues", and that those... >>

Spotify Gaming gives you playlists to power your play

Spotify Gaming gives you playlists to power your play

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Spotify has introduced a new section of its music streaming service dedicated to games.Now available as part of Spotify's "moods and genres", Gaming rounds up official games soundtracks and related playlists, including many that have been curated around... >>

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

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If you search the web, you'll discover several hardware hackers (aka modders) who specialise in turning bulky consoles into portable machines such as laptops, but it's not very often that you're able to buy these custom form-factors.Modder Edward Zarick,... >>

Dlodlo V1 is a VR headset that doesn't look like a headset at all

Dlodlo V1 is a VR headset that doesn't look like a headset at all

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Finally! A virtual reality headset that won't take over your whole head nor kill your neck after five minutes of use.Chinese VR startup Dlodlo plans to offer a $559 headset this October called the V1 headset. It looks like a thick pair of goggles rather... >>

If you still don’t know what No Man’s Sky is, let Bill Bailey explain all here

If you still don’t know what No Man’s Sky is, let Bill Bailey explain all here

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No Man's Sky is available in the UK now, having also been released in the US yesterday, 9 August. However, we're still being asked what you actually do in the PlayStation 4 and PC game.We posted our own guide here, which gives you the basics, but if you... >>

2TB Xbox One S sold out "for good"

2TB Xbox One S sold out "for good"

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Microsoft has reportedly sold out of its limited edition 2TB Xbox One S consoles, with no plans of manufacturing more. If you didn't pre-order or snap one up straight after it was released earlier this month, you'll now have to wait until the 500GB or... >>

Two players meet in No Man’s Sky, guess what happened next?

Two players meet in No Man’s Sky, guess what happened next?

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No Man's Sky is finally released in the UK and other regions today, 10 August, after making its consumer debut in the States yesterday and it is already hitting the headlines with almost as much vigour as Pokemon Go.The latest nugget to get tongues a-wagging... >>

What is No Man's Sky and why should you care about it?

What is No Man's Sky and why should you care about it?

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The PlayStation 4 has played host to some incredible games in its relatively short life so far but few have caught the imagination quite as much as No Man's Sky.Since its trailer debut during the 2014 Sony E3 press conference, it has been the talk of... >>

No Man's Sky preview: 10 hours in and it's fiercely good fun

No Man's Sky preview: 10 hours in and it's fiercely good fun

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No Man's Sky needs no introduction: it's one of the 2016's most-hyped games, thanks to a scale and ambition which is possibly unmatched in the history of videogames. For this space-age epic boasts a game-world that consists of more than 18 quintillion... >>

Pokemon Go: Sightings and nearby will super-charge maps and help you find Pokemon

Pokemon Go: Sightings and nearby will super-charge maps and help you find Pokemon

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The nearby system in Pokemon Go hasn't really worked properly since launch, but everything could be about to change as Niantic Labs looks to super-charge Pokemon Go's maps.In a recent app update, some changes came to the Pokemon Go nearby system. For... >>

50 different planets from No Man's Sky revealed, only 18 quintillion yet to go

50 different planets from No Man's Sky revealed, only 18 quintillion yet to go

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No Man's Sky is one of the most hyped games in console history was finally hit game stores in the US today, 9 August. It will also be released in the UK tomorrow and we expect PS4 and PC gamers will be shut in a darkened room for the best part of the... >>

New Quake Champions trailer finally shows incredible gameplay

New Quake Champions trailer finally shows incredible gameplay

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Bethesda pulled a great surprise out of the bag at the start of its E3 press conference in June, with the announcement of Quake Champions. But we were only treated to a pre-rendered trailer of the new competitive Quake game that didn't really give much... >>

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

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The Xbox One S has been critically revered since its release on 2 August and that might have prompted you to buy one. But did you know that as well as get the most powerful console and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player currently available, you also adopted a... >>

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

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Earlier this week an update for the iOS version of Pokemon Go removed a couple of features that were broken, now one of the them is returning.The Battery Saver mode, which dimmed the screen when you didn't hold your phone aloft, is being reinstated. And... >>

Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

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A Japanese gymnast apparently didn't think about getting an international data plan before catching all the Pokemon in Rio.Kohei Uchimura, the reigning gold medalist and world champion, is addicted to Pokemon Go. (Listen - we all have our vices). He's... >>

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own

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Have you just got an Xbox One or a new Xbox One S, getting one soon or are you simply looking for something to play? Well, you've come to the right place.It's been a busy time for gaming since the Xbox One first launched in November 2013, with a stack... >>

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

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Niantic pushed an update for Pokemon Go over the weekend that scraps a couple of fairly major features, but ones that didn't work properly anyway. It also adds new, sinister but understandable warnings.The footprint feature has never really worked since... >>

This is how much space PlayStation VR requires for you to play

This is how much space PlayStation VR requires for you to play

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PlayStation VR is still a few months away from release, but new documentation released by Sony has finally revealed how much space its virtual-reality headset requires in order to properly work.It needs an area of about 60-square feet. Also, players must... >>

Apple shifts focus on Project Titan car to self-driving tech

Apple shifts focus on Project Titan car to self-driving tech

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Apple has brought back a longtime Apple executive to head up its secret car plans - and apparently that includes shifting the project's focus to autonomous driving, according to a new report.Bloomberg said Bob Mansfield, who previously served as senior... >>

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

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So you've been playing Pokemon Go for a bit and want to catch a rare one, eh?You're in luck. We at Pocket-lint have played with the game ourselves and scoured the internet for the best tips and tricks out there, so everything you need to know is laid... >>

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

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Nintendo NX rumours continue to swirl ahead of any official details of the confirmed new console from Nintendo.The latest rumour plays on previous expectations that it would involve a portable controller allowing gamers to play on the go, and away from... >>

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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There are few out there who haven't heard about Pokemon Go, on a basic level at least. It's a global phenomenon that has been covered way beyond the confines of games or tech news outlets.However, as the craze settles and the true Pokemon Go gamers settle... >>

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

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Tim Cook can't correctly pronounce Pokemon, but nevertheless, he thinks the franchise's latest app shows "AR can be really great".During Apple's second quarter earnings conference call on 26 July, the chief executive continually referred to Pokemon as... >>

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

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Now is your chance to catch the Pokemon Go player of your dreams.PokeMatch is a new Android and iOS app that lets you match with other people who play Pokemon Go. It's Tinder-like in that it has a swipe-left or swipe-right function when browsing for people,... >>

Apple brought back a longtime executive to oversee its car project

Apple brought back a longtime executive to oversee its car project

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One of the highly-regarded executives that helped make Apple what it is today has returned to the company to head up a secretive car project.Bob Mansfield, who join Apple in 1999, has been appointed to oversee Project Titan, according to The Wall Street... >>

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

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The basics of Pokemon Go are simple and fun. You walk, you catch Pokemon, you collect as many as you can and you visit PokeStops to load your backpack up with goodies to help your Trainer along the way.But when it comes to mastering the game, there's... >>

Pokemon Go future features revealed

Pokemon Go future features revealed

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Such has been Pokemon Go's success, that it might have already reached its peak and started to go off the boil. The roll-out has also reached France and Hong Kong over the weekend.However, there's still more to come from Pokemon Go, parts of the game... >>

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

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Pokemon Go has two sides. There's the fun side of exploring and collecting Pokemon, and then there's a very real business of battles and occupying Gyms.In the world of Pokemon, battles are central, because that's what Pokemon do. Trainers collect them... >>

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

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Pokemon Go's global roll-out continues, hitting something of a milestone with official confirmation that the game is available in Japan, France and Hong Kong. Having launched initially in the US, Australia and New Zealand, it then spread across a lot... >>

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

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Pokemon Go's monumental success is being blighted by server problems. It's been widely reported, right from the start, that the servers weren't quite up to the job of hosting the game, because it was so popular.But what do all these server problems mean... >>