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Step aside, Twitch: YouTube Gaming is set to go live 26 August

Step aside, Twitch: YouTube Gaming is set to go live 26 August

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Google said it planned to launch its Twitch-like YouTube Gaming service sometime this summer - and now we have an exact date: 26 August. Google previewed a new initiative it was working in on in June called YouTube Gaming. It's a mobile app as well as... >>

Until Dawn review: Movie-like visuals, movie-like gameplay
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Until Dawn review: Movie-like visuals, movie-like gameplay

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It would be a gross understatement to say that games like Until Dawn polarise opinion among gamers, especially in an age when social media allows everyone to pour bile over things that aren't to their tastes. And the hardcore camp would probably assert... >>

Real-life first-person shooter takes to Chatroulette, the result is amazing

Real-life first-person shooter takes to Chatroulette, the result is amazing

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There have been a few real-life videos of first-person shooter games, but nothing like this. The creative geniuses at RealmPictures have created an entire gaming world, including zombies, weapons and boss baddies. But rather than just making a video,... >>

Do you want to test the next PS4 firmware update ahead of release?

Do you want to test the next PS4 firmware update ahead of release?

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One of the areas Microsoft has been strongest in the current generation console battle is in growing its Xbox One operating system and user experience rapidly, even opening up the process for feedback by the gaming community ahead of each official patch.... >>

Sony goes Metal Gear Solid mad: MGSV Xperia and Walkman devices in-bound

Sony goes Metal Gear Solid mad: MGSV Xperia and Walkman devices in-bound

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Having already announced a special edition 1TB PlayStation 4 decked out in Metal Gear Solid motifs and colour schemes, Sony is now turning its attention to other devices. In Japan you will soon be able to buy special Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain... >>

Amazon to ditch game and book trade-ins

Amazon to ditch game and book trade-ins

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Amazon has been offering trade-ins for books and games for many years now, but as of the end of August it will be closing the service for good. Previously, owners of games and books could get credit on Amazon for their used items, with the amount determined... >>

Twitchers and YouTubers, the Razer RealSense Camera's auto background removal will enhance your broadcasts

Twitchers and YouTubers, the Razer RealSense Camera's auto background removal will enhance your broadcasts

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Razer is well known in gaming for its PCs, laptops and peripherals. Now, with the power of Intel RealSense, its created the Razer RealSense Camera, which uses the depth-sensing technology to auto remove backgrounds. No need for green screen, no need for... >>

Scooby Doo trailer shows how Lego Dimensions is taking toys to life to a new level

Scooby Doo trailer shows how Lego Dimensions is taking toys to life to a new level

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As momentum builds towards next month’s launch of Lego Dimensions, a new trailer focusing on Scooby-Doo underlines the multiple franchises available in the Starter Pack along with a staring role for Shaggy and Scooby. Scooby-Doo is one of the 14 brands... >>

Why no Sony Gamescom press conference for PS4? Because it’s hosting one in Paris instead

Why no Sony Gamescom press conference for PS4? Because it’s hosting one in Paris instead

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There were more than a few eyebrows raised when it became apparent that Sony would not be hosting its usual media briefing event during Gamescom in Germany earlier this month. In many people's eyes it left the door wide open for Microsoft and Xbox to... >>

Is this a new PS4 or Xbox One? Actually it’s neither, it’s an Ouye Tank Android console

Is this a new PS4 or Xbox One? Actually it’s neither, it’s an Ouye Tank Android console

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One to file in the "cheeky" folder, the Ouye Tank is a Chinese games console currently seeking funding on the country's version of Kickstarter, JD Finance. It's actually an Android games machine, with a name cunningly similar to another Android console... >>