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  • Hands-on: Goat Simulator review
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    Hands-on: Goat Simulator review

    By 1 April 2014

    Goats are threatening to be the internet's next big superstars. We've seen hilarious YouTube clips of goats screaming like humans, fainting goats and, to top all that, now there's the brand new PC game: Goat Simulator. Yes you read that correctly. And...

  • A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March
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    A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

    By 15 March 2014

    It's here. Titanfall has landed. And we've been playing our socks off to see whether it's the game that makes the Xbox One whole. And with that major out of the way we don't hold back. Oh no, we continue to drop bombs of tech review wonderment. We've...

  • Titanfall review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Titanfall review

    By 14 March 2014

    And so the second wave of next-generation games starts with what is unarguably the most talked about title since its first showing at E3 in Los Angeles last June. Titanfall was Microsoft’s "one more thing" during its Xbox One press conference, even...

  • QuadStick controller brings PS3, PC, Xbox One, 360 and Android gaming to quadriplegic gamers
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    QuadStick controller brings PS3, PC, Xbox One, 360 and Android gaming to quadriplegic gamers

    By 5 February 2014

    A games controller made for quadriplegics has appeared on Kickstarter with the name QuadStick. The QuadStick uses a single joystick with four sip-and-puff sensors, a lip position sensor and push switch, that allow users complex controls using just their mouths....

  • Gamefly Digital sale means you can build your own cheap bundle
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    Gamefly Digital sale means you can build your own cheap bundle

    By 13 December 2013

    With time off work on its way for Christmas there’s plenty of gaming to be done. So now is the best time to start stockpiling games ready to fill your time. With that in mind, Gamefly Digital is offering a Build Your Own Bundle service. You can pick...

  • Valve to expand Steam's universe: Launches teaser page for 23 September announcements
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    Valve to expand Steam's universe: Launches teaser page for 23 September announcements

    By 20 September 2013

    Steam's universe is expanding in 2014 - at least that's what the company has suggested on a new teaser page launched today. Steam is a primary source for downloadable PC games and third-party games, and Valve Corporation develops it. Valve has long hinted...

  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist gameplay preview: First play
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    Splinter Cell: Blacklist gameplay preview: First play

    By 11 July 2013

    Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the latest in the Tom Clancy's franchise, continues the third-person stealth-meets-shooter series in a similar vein to the previous Conviction title. Pocket-lint got a play of Blacklist ahead of its 20 August release date. Does...

  • A week in reviews: June 24 - June 29
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    A week in reviews: June 24 - June 29

    By 29 June 2013

    Another diverse week in reviews, from things that diagnose your car, to things that help you go places in your car without getting lost. It's all here this week. We've also taken a look at Sony's latest compact camera, a follow up to the amazing Company...

  • Company of Heroes 2 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Company of Heroes 2 review

    By 25 June 2013

    Company of Heroes was released in 2006, followed by two add-on packs and some of the highest critical acclaim heap on any strategy game. It remains a classic and developer Relic has quite a responsibility to deliver a sequel that can match the first....

  • Battlefield 4 preview
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    Battlefield 4 preview

    By 27 March 2013

    Battlefield is back and now comes with added bass in its teaser trailers. So much bass in fact, that sitting waiting for the Battlefield 4 reveal in a theatre in Stockholm, we were almost knocked off our seat the moment that classic Battlefield theme...

  • Logitech reaffirms commitment to PC gaming with massive new accessory line-up
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    Logitech reaffirms commitment to PC gaming with massive new accessory line-up

    By 20 March 2013

    Logitech has gone PC mad, announcing eight new PC gaming-specific products including headphones, keyboards and mice. All the new Logitech kit fits nicely into the brand's G range of products. This means clever technology all set up to give gamers the...

  • Forget Xbox 720 and PS4, go next-gen in your living room now with a small form factor PC
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    Forget Xbox 720 and PS4, go next-gen in your living room now with a small form factor PC

    By 20 March 2013

    The PS4 will arrive by Christmas this year and you can bet your bottom dollar that the Xbox 720 will too. But that is a long time to wait and every trailer or confirmed title shown on YouTube makes that wait just a little bit harder. The thing is though,...

  • Tropical Skyrim mod: turns Elder Scrolls game's land into Caribbean-like paradise (video)
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    Tropical Skyrim mod: turns Elder Scrolls game's land into Caribbean-like paradise (video)

    By 13 March 2013

    We're big fans of Skyrim and its cold and rugged landscape. But in the never-ending colds of the UK's apparent spring, we could do with a bit of warming. Which is where the Skyrim Tropical mod by Soolie comes to the rescue. It turns the Elder Scrolls...

  • StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Collector's Edition pictures and hands-on
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    StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Collector's Edition pictures and hands-on

    By 11 March 2013

    StarCraft II's epic Heart of the Swarm expansion is due to hit the shops on 12 March and Pocket-lint has been lucky enough to get its hands-on a collector's edition to help you make your buying decision. It ships in the usual chunky box that Blizzard...

  • Tomb Raider: Lara Croft's PC-powered hairdo uses per-strand physics system (video)
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    Tomb Raider: Lara Croft's PC-powered hairdo uses per-strand physics system (video)

    By 6 March 2013

    We're not in the habit of writing about hairdos here at Pocket-lint. But there's a lot to be said for Lara Croft's new coif in the latest Tomb Raider game. Powered by AMD's TressFX, it gives higher-spec PC gamers the first in-game depiction of a real-time,...

  • Crysis 3 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Crysis 3 review

    By 27 February 2013

    There is a reason why our Crysis 3 review is a touch late: we weren’t happy putting pen to paper before we had set eyes on the PC version of the game. It took a little longer, but we've finally had the game ticking along on our rig for a few days now....

  • Witcher 3 will look better on PC than XBox 720 or PS4, says developer
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    Witcher 3 will look better on PC than XBox 720 or PS4, says developer

    By 11 February 2013

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PC will look better than games on the PS4 and Xbox 720, according to its developers. A Witcher fan asked developer CD Projekt Red via Twitter which next-gen system would see the game look best. The developers replied with PC...