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Microsoft previews Xbox One August update, will support mobile purchasing

Microsoft previews Xbox One August update, will support mobile purchasing

By 18 July 2014

Microsoft has detailed what you can expect in the next Xbox One update coming in August. Larry Hyrb, the head of Xbox Live who is widely known by his gamertage Major Nelson, published a blog post and video on Friday to explain what the update will bring.... >>

Destiny Beta first impressions:  Is it on course to be the best game of all time?

Destiny Beta first impressions: Is it on course to be the best game of all time?

By 18 July 2014

The Destiny Beta is finally here for Bungie to test its servers before the full game release on 9 September and we have to say that here at Pocket-lint we couldn't download it fast enough. That's partly to do with the fact that it's a mammoth 10GB (more... >>

Oculus Rift makers are reportedly working on gesture controllers

Oculus Rift makers are reportedly working on gesture controllers

By 18 July 2014

Oculus VR has reportedly been working on gesture controllers to go with its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. At the moment Oculus Rift, owned by Facebook, is still a developer tool. By making gesture controllers that experience will become even more... >>

PS4 still outselling Xbox One regardless of Microsoft price drop, but Nintendo is the winner in June

PS4 still outselling Xbox One regardless of Microsoft price drop, but Nintendo is the winner in June

By 18 July 2014

Microsoft is not having that good a time of late. Not only has it announced it needs to make 18,000 of its employees redundant globally and, in the process, shut down its Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap plans for future video content, but it's... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet image leak reveals what the handheld gaming console might look like

Nvidia Shield Tablet image leak reveals what the handheld gaming console might look like

By 17 July 2014

An image of the upcoming Nvidia Shield Tablet has leaked online. Notable leaker @evleaks has published a press image of the next Nvidia Shield on Thursday, giving the world a close look at the gaming tablet's front face in landscape view. You can see... >>

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

By 17 July 2014

As part of a massive round of layoffs announced earlier today, Microsoft will not only abandon Android Nokia X devices but also original video programming for the Xbox platform. According to Recode, Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft Studios, confirmed... >>

Destiny Beta now live for PS4 and PS3, with Destiny Companion app for mobile and web

Destiny Beta now live for PS4 and PS3, with Destiny Companion app for mobile and web

By 17 July 2014

Anyone who pre-ordered the video game Destiny can now play the official beta that just released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 consoles. Destiny is a highly anticipated role-playing, first-person shooter video game that features a "mythic science-fiction"... >>

Like Monument Valley? Then you'll love this handmade Totem collector toy

Like Monument Valley? Then you'll love this handmade Totem collector toy

By 14 July 2014

Monument Valley diehards can now purchase a Totem collectors' toy online, and it'll be carved from wood and hand-painted by a graphic designer and illustrator living in New York City. Andreas Ekberg, the artist who sells Totem on Etsy, said his version... >>

Google's Ingress comes to iOS, now iPhone owners can join the fight for real world control

Google's Ingress comes to iOS, now iPhone owners can join the fight for real world control

By 14 July 2014

iPhone owners can finally join their Android chums in wandering about European cities, phone in hand, searching for landmarks that have been designated virtual Ingress portals. A game by Google's Niantic Labs, Ingress has been around on Android for a... >>

Michael Acton Smith becomes the Jony Ive of Mind Candy as he steps down as CEO

Michael Acton Smith becomes the Jony Ive of Mind Candy as he steps down as CEO

By 11 July 2014

The chief executive officer of British developer firm Mind Candy has announced through a YouTube video that he is resigning from his post - but only to tackle a more creative role at the privately-held company. Michael Acton Smith, called Mr. Moshi by... >>