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'Vile' mass murder game Hatred back on Steam with Gabe Newell's blessing

'Vile' mass murder game Hatred back on Steam with Gabe Newell's blessing

By 17 December 2014

PC game Hatred has had a controversial start to its short life so far. It has become one of the most sought-after games on Steam's Greenlight programme, which allows users to vote whether a title should be sold on the digital download store, yet was pulled... >>

5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents

5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents

By 16 December 2014

With the Xbox One and PS4 breaking all records for console sales and just about every family household in the UK having a tablet device of some description, gaming has permeated every walk of life - sometimes obviously, sometimes not so. Kids and adults... >>

How to buy a PS4 20th Anniversary Edition this week (or win one from us)

How to buy a PS4 20th Anniversary Edition this week (or win one from us)

By 15 December 2014

As part of its celebrations for the 20th birthday of PlayStation, Sony created a special edition version of the PS4 in the "original gray" colour scheme of the first console and has been selling them worldwide. They sold out completely in the US over... >>

Slimmer and sexier Wii U GamePad spotted in official Nintendo video

Slimmer and sexier Wii U GamePad spotted in official Nintendo video

By 15 December 2014

Nintendo's Wii U console is going through somewhat of a resurgence, with sales in one week this November being the best its had in two years of life. Now there are signs that Nintendo plans to give the console a second major push with a Japanese Mario... >>

Nintendo Wii U review: The underdog rises
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Nintendo Wii U review: The underdog rises

By 12 December 2014

The Nintendo Wii U has been called a lot of things since its launch at the tail-end of 2012. Most of them far from positive. But two years on, and in the wake of the Sony PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launches, Nintendo's underdog is on the up; it's a console... >>

6 reasons why Nintendo's Wii U has risen from the dead

6 reasons why Nintendo's Wii U has risen from the dead

By 12 December 2014

Nintendo may have had some financial woes over the last year or so, but it has just announced that the week commencing 23 November was the best week for sales of the Wii U since the console's launch in November 2012. Remember, this is a console many... >>

Xbox One gains ground, was best selling console in UK and US in November

Xbox One gains ground, was best selling console in UK and US in November

By 12 December 2014

Last month, during the console's first birthday celebrations Pocket-lint revealed that the Xbox One was soon to be announced as outselling the PS4 in the UK for the first time. That has now been confirmed but there is more; it was also the best-selling... >>

27 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind

27 incredible Minecraft creations that will blow your mind

By 10 December 2014

Microsoft announced in September it would buy Minecraft for a tonne of money, thrusting the best-selling video game into the spotlight once more, but players have been loving it for years and using it to painstakingly create and recreate intricate worlds... >>

Microsoft-owned Minecraft finally comes to Windows Phone

Microsoft-owned Minecraft finally comes to Windows Phone

By 10 December 2014

Windows Phone users just got a new game. But not just any ole game. They can now play Minecraft, the Pocket Edition. Minecraft is a video game that essentially allows you to construct worlds out of building blocks. Swedish company Mojang has developed... >>

Wow, just wow! PS4 20th Anniversary Edition unboxing and hands-on

Wow, just wow! PS4 20th Anniversary Edition unboxing and hands-on

By 10 December 2014

It might have been sold out in the US, but the limited PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition went on sale for the first time in the UK today and we managed to get our hands on one to lovingly stroke and caress as we removed it from its box. We had to... >>