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Oculus Rift release date is ‘very close’ says CEO

Oculus Rift release date is ‘very close’ says CEO

By 5 November 2014

Oculus Rift is currently only available as a developer kit to those wishing to program using the virtual reality headset. But it looks like that's finally going to change. The Oculus CEO, Brendan Iribe, told Bloomberg in an interview that the company... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: A return to form
4.5 out of 5

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: A return to form

By 5 November 2014

It's easy to be cynical about Call of Duty these days. The biggest games franchise of them all has developed an inevitability of death-and-taxes proportions. And Advanced Warfare, the eleventh (we think - it's hard to keep count) instalment of the game,... >>

GTA 5 for PS4 and Xbox One becomes a first-person shooter (video)

GTA 5 for PS4 and Xbox One becomes a first-person shooter (video)

By 4 November 2014

Rockstar Games has shed some light on a new version of Grand Theft Auto V that most notably includes a first-person mode. Exclusive to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC versions of Grand Theft Auto V, the new first-person mode will allow GTAV gamers to... >>

Best PS4 games for Christmas 2014 and beyond

Best PS4 games for Christmas 2014 and beyond

By 4 November 2014

We're almost at the time of year when shops are full of the warbling croaks of Noddy Holder and Roy Wood and halls are decked with boughs of Holly Willoughby. Christmas is looming and we have but a few weeks to make sure that our loved ones get more... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: The Android gaming powerhouse
5 out of 5

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: The Android gaming powerhouse

By 4 November 2014

The idea of serious gaming on a tablet device originally went south for us the moment we tried to control a first-person shooter using touchscreen controls. They are too clumsy for reversal of movement or reactionary firing, leading to an okay but not... >>

Alienware 13: Gaming laptop meets desktop when paired with Graphics Amplifier (hands-on)

Alienware 13: Gaming laptop meets desktop when paired with Graphics Amplifier (hands-on)

By 4 November 2014

Which to go for - the desktop mega rig for graphically intense sessions, or a hardcore laptop for on-the-go gaming? How about a solution combining the best of both? That's the approach of the Alienware 13 gaming laptop. Use as a mobile gaming machine,... >>

Alienware Area-51: The mothership of desktop gaming rigs returns (hands-on)

Alienware Area-51: The mothership of desktop gaming rigs returns (hands-on)

By 4 November 2014

We rarely cover gaming rigs here at Pocket-lint, but there's something so iconic and, well, downright insane about the Alienware Area-51 that we couldn't resist. Or maybe the Greys have taken over our brains. Far from flying in from a land far away and... >>

This 4K laptop from Acer is a UHD gamer's mobile dream

This 4K laptop from Acer is a UHD gamer's mobile dream

By 4 November 2014

Acer has unveiled its V Nitro Black Edition Series laptop with a 4K UHD screen. So where it loses points for a silly name it more than makes up for it with an eye-watering display and enough power to make use of all those pixels. The V Nitro Black screen... >>

Sunset Overdrive review: Frat boy fun
4 out of 5

Sunset Overdrive review: Frat boy fun

By 31 October 2014

Let's just get right to it and say that Sunset Overdrive is bonkers - and not always in a good way. It is among the best looking games on the new-generation consoles and pulls off the tricky feat of both borrowing from older games, yet feeling fresh and... >>

Nintendo wants to watch you sleep, and help you do it better

Nintendo wants to watch you sleep, and help you do it better

By 30 October 2014

It looks like gaming giant Nintendo is side-stepping into the life tracking business. Ninty has just announced that it's looking into "quality of life" tech including a sleep and fatigue sensor. Rather than moving into the competitive market of wearables... >>


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