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Get ready for a flood of Xbox One apps

Get ready for a flood of Xbox One apps

By 17 February 2015

In the current generation console war, Microsoft has always adopted a more generic entertainment machine approach for its Xbox One than Sony has with the PS4, which is evidenced by the greater number of apps available on the former device. And that is... >>

Xbox One sale goes crazy: Sniper Elite 3, NBA Live 15 and others for less than £10

Xbox One sale goes crazy: Sniper Elite 3, NBA Live 15 and others for less than £10

By 17 February 2015

Even though we were treated to some great sales throughout January, Microsoft has reserved an even better games sale for this week, ending on 23 February. Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners can pick up some true bargains, including some big games for as much... >>

Ori and the Blind Forest preview: Have you ever seen a platformer look this good?

Ori and the Blind Forest preview: Have you ever seen a platformer look this good?

By 17 February 2015

With PlayStation 4 exclusive The Order: 1886 about to hit the streets, Microsoft needs something to counter its impact and that something could well be Ori and the Blind Forest - a game as far removed from Sony's boys-own adventure as you can get. Ori... >>

Winter is coming to Monopoly: New board game for Game of Thrones fans

Winter is coming to Monopoly: New board game for Game of Thrones fans

By 16 February 2015

Just when you thought you couldn't wait any longer for more Game of Thrones, Monopoly has stepped in. There is now a Game of Thrones version of the Monopoly board game due to come out later this year. It might be a stretch to presume all fantasy fans... >>

Hasbro is letting you pick the cities in its next Monopoly board game

Hasbro is letting you pick the cities in its next Monopoly board game

By 13 February 2015

It's Monopoly's 80th anniversary, and to celebrate, Hasbro wants you to choose which cities from across the world will be featured as property spaces in the latest version of its Monopoly board game launching this autumn. The new version will be a "Monopoly... >>

New Nintendo 3DS XL review: Handheld gaming has never been so good
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New Nintendo 3DS XL review: Handheld gaming has never been so good

By 13 February 2015

When Nintendo first announced its new versions of the 3DS and 3DS XL handhelds there were more than a few eyebrows raised. Yes, the 3D functionality of its handheld games consoles could be improved but surely we're at the end of the portable gaming boom?... >>

What was the life-changing prize that awaited the Curiosity app winner? Nothing, it turns out

What was the life-changing prize that awaited the Curiosity app winner? Nothing, it turns out

By 13 February 2015

Back in May 2013, then 18-year-old Bryan Henderson won the Curiosity cube game. Curiosity, which was big news at the time, asked iOS and Android gamers to click away at tiny chunks of a large cube to peel back multiple layers in order to strip it away... >>

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

By 12 February 2015

Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... >>

BAFTA Games Awards 2015: Here's the complete list of nominees in pictures

BAFTA Games Awards 2015: Here's the complete list of nominees in pictures

By 10 February 2015

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has revealed the nominations for the British Academy Games Awards in 2015, and there a whopping 51 games being recognised across 17 different categories. Alien: Isolation has netted the most nominations... >>

Gran Turismo gamers race in real world Bathurst 12 Hour and actually win

Gran Turismo gamers race in real world Bathurst 12 Hour and actually win

By 9 February 2015

Two Gran Turismo Academy drivers, who graduated from online to the real world, have won the Bathurst 12 Hour race in real life. The GT Academy exists in the world of Gran Turismo where it finds the best virtual drivers. It then plucks them out and plonks... >>