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Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion

By 22 hours ago

Microsoft and Mojang have come forward to confirm that Microsoft is acquiring Mojang and the Minecraft franchise for $2.5 billion. Mojang took to its official blog to confirm the news, but wants to set the Minecraft community at ease, saying it will be... >>

Week in reviews 8 - 12 September: Apple Watch unveil, Destiny launches, Samsung Galaxy Alpha and more

Week in reviews 8 - 12 September: Apple Watch unveil, Destiny launches, Samsung Galaxy Alpha and more

By 13 September 2014

It's "Apple week"; the week when the Cupertino-based giant announced a trio of products: the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and, of course, the highly anticipated Apple Watch. We handled all the devices at the company's press conference to get the skinny. But... >>

This is what GTA5 on the PS4/Xbox One looks like, coming 18 November

This is what GTA5 on the PS4/Xbox One looks like, coming 18 November

By 12 September 2014

If you've been sitting looking at your decaying Xbox 360 and wondering when you'll finally be able to play Grand Theft Auto 5 on your next-gen console, then wonder no more. Rockstar has announced that GTA5 will be landing on both the PS4 and Xbox One... >>

Hands-on: Gigabyte Brix Gaming packs discrete graphics into palm-sized pocket PC

Hands-on: Gigabyte Brix Gaming packs discrete graphics into palm-sized pocket PC

By 11 September 2014

We last caught sight of the Gigabyte Brix pocket PC at last year's Intel Developer Forum. For 2014 the company has introduced a new, higher-power model named the Gigabyte Brix Gaming. No prizes for guessing what it's designed for. Yep, gaming - glorious... >>

Nintendo harks back to glory days with NES-styled 3DS XL

Nintendo harks back to glory days with NES-styled 3DS XL

By 11 September 2014

Nintendo of America has gone old school. The company recently unveiled three new 3DS XL designs, one of which is a Nintendo Entertainment System-themed special edition. More specifically, it is NES controller-inspired throwback that will be sold exclusively... >>

Destiny review
5 out of 5

Destiny review

By 11 September 2014

It's hard to think of the start of any new franchise that has had much hype levied upon its shoulders as Destiny. But even before its Alpha and Beta test phases it was already on track to be "the biggest game of the year" and the potential flag bearer... >>

Xbox One launches in Japan, not with a bang but with a whimper

Xbox One launches in Japan, not with a bang but with a whimper

By 10 September 2014

New figures have revealed Microsoft didn't sell many Xbox One consoles when it launched the console in Japan recently. According to Eurogamer, which cited a report from FamitsuĀ (a respected gaming magazine in Japan), only 23,562 Xbox One units sold during... >>

Destiny makes its money back in a day, might take a bit longer to score the other $500 million

Destiny makes its money back in a day, might take a bit longer to score the other $500 million

By 10 September 2014

There was one launch of a massive product on Tuesday 9 September that couldn't really have gone any better. We're not talking about the monster iPhone 6 Plus that Tim Cook unveiled during the Apple press event, but Destiny, the videogame that has perhaps... >>

From FIFA International Soccer to FIFA 15: Look how the best-selling football game has changed

From FIFA International Soccer to FIFA 15: Look how the best-selling football game has changed

By 10 September 2014

The FIFA 15 demo is now available to download on Xbox One andĀ PS4, giving owners of either next generation console a decent taste of the latest chapter in a franchise that has been running since July 1993. The latest game features some quite stunning... >>

All-new SimCity coming to iPad, iPhone and Android soon, SimCity BuildIt created for touchscreens

All-new SimCity coming to iPad, iPhone and Android soon, SimCity BuildIt created for touchscreens

By 10 September 2014

EA Mobile is to release a new SimCity game specifically for mobile devices. SimCity Built has been announced and will be heading to iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android devices "soon". Few details have been revealed, but the publisher does claim that... >>