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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... >>

Call of Duty zombies creator Treyarch will release next COD this autumn

Call of Duty zombies creator Treyarch will release next COD this autumn

By 6 February 2015

The official word on the next Call of Duty 2015 is here, Activision has confirmed the next game in the series will be here this autumn. The next Call of Duty will be made by veteran COD maker Treyarch. The company was the genius behind Call of Duty's... >>

You'll never guess what year we first wrote about Microsoft HoloLens...

You'll never guess what year we first wrote about Microsoft HoloLens...

By 5 February 2015

Remember when Microsoft pulled a surprise out the bag during its recent Windows 10 press event in the shape of the HoloLens? Well, it turns out it wasn't a surprise at all. Pocket-lint even covered it June 2012. A 52 page leaked document that hit the... >>

Valve could unveil Half-Life 3 and Portal 3 before E3 2015

Valve could unveil Half-Life 3 and Portal 3 before E3 2015

By 4 February 2015

Finally we may see Gordon Freeman return in a high-resolution next-generation Half-Life 3 sooner than expected. In fact Valve may unveil Half-Life 3 and Portal 3 before E3 2015 at the GDC 2015 from 2 March. Valve is usually extremely tight-lipped on any... >>

6 great reasons why handheld games consoles are still a thing

6 great reasons why handheld games consoles are still a thing

By 4 February 2015

Ever since Apple introduced the first iPod touch naysayers have been prophesying the imminent death of dedicated handheld games consoles. However, Nintendo and Sony have managed to stay the course, selling millions of their devices regardless of the... >>

You might never see another Alien: Isolation as Sega looks to smartphones for its future

You might never see another Alien: Isolation as Sega looks to smartphones for its future

By 30 January 2015

Sega has revealed that it is to further focus on smartphone and online PC games in future as it aims to make its operations more profitable. Regardless of the critical and sales success it had with Alien: Isolation - a Pocket-lint Gadget Awards winner... >>