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  • Logitech unveils Harmony Keyboard to make typing easier for living room devices
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    Logitech unveils Harmony Keyboard to make typing easier for living room devices

    By 4 March 2014

    Logitech's latest addition to its Harmony line is aimed at set-top boxes and gaming machines, hoping to make it easier for you to type and navigate. But it's not the Harmony remote you've come to know. The Harmony Keyboard announced on Tuesday features...

  • HBO Go launches on PlayStation 3 for US subscribers
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    HBO Go launches on PlayStation 3 for US subscribers

    By 4 March 2014

    HBO's Go streaming service began to rollout to the PlayStation 3 on Tuesday, after Sony teasing the release in January. The new app will enable subscribers of the cable channel, only available in US, to watch content from the console. Popular HBO Go...

  • A week in reviews: 24 - 28 February
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    A week in reviews: 24 - 28 February

    By 1 March 2014

    In a week that has been all about the phones - courtesy of our coverage from MWC 2014 - and so we've taken the opportunity to focus the reviews section on different areas of tech this week. Granted it's hard to ignore the heavyweights, such as the unveiling...

  • Thief review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Thief review

    By 28 February 2014

    Thief in 2014 reboots a much loved gaming franchise that was born over 15 years ago. It’s been ten long years since the last title in the series, and in the time since there are inevitably great swathes of punters who either don't know or, perhaps,...

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth preview
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    South Park: The Stick of Truth preview

    By 15 February 2014

    It takes less than a week to create an episode of South Park, the rude, crude animated TV comedy. But South Park: The Stick of Truth is quite a different story; a game that has been on a rocky production road and missed its 2013 scheduled release date...

  • Microsoft offering $100 trade-in for PS3 owners to buy Xbox One
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    Microsoft offering $100 trade-in for PS3 owners to buy Xbox One

    By 30 January 2014

    Microsoft is hoping to entice PlayStation 3 owners to switch to the Xbox platform in a "Ditch your PS3" promotion running until 2 March. Instead of  takng your PlayStation 3 to eBay, Microsoft wants to have it. If you take a PlayStation 3 in working...

  • Toyota FT-1: Gran Turismo 6 concept car makes real-word appearance at Detroit show
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    Toyota FT-1: Gran Turismo 6 concept car makes real-word appearance at Detroit show

    By 18 January 2014

    As concept cars go, the Toyota FT-1 concept made a good case for star of the show at the Detroit Motor Show 2014. And if you’re gutted that you never actually get to go up close and personal with these types of concepts, then here's a little treat -...

  • HBO Go app coming to PS3 and PS4 for US subscribers
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    HBO Go app coming to PS3 and PS4 for US subscribers

    By 17 January 2014

    Sony has announced the US arrival of the popular HBO Go app on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, sure to please subscribers to the premium cable network in the States. The HBO Go app will land first on the PlayStation 3, and will follow on the PlayStation...

  • PlayStation Now hands-on: The future of gaming, the death of the console as we know it?
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    PlayStation Now hands-on: The future of gaming, the death of the console as we know it?

    By 10 January 2014

    Welcome to the modern world. Gone are the days when popping to Blockbuster to grab a DVD was commonplace Friday night practice. Indeed disc-based formats could be on a slippery slope, even for gaming if PlayStation Now has anything to do with it. PlayStation...

  • Minecraft comes to PS3 on 17 December, PS4 and PS Vita in 2014
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    Minecraft comes to PS3 on 17 December, PS4 and PS Vita in 2014

    By 16 December 2013

    Minecraft will extend its console availability beyond the Xbox 360 and on to the PlayStation 3, Sony announced in a blog post on Monday.  The hit computer and mobile game will be available for the PlayStation 3 on Tuesday 17 December. A launch for the...

  • A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December
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    A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December

    By 14 December 2013

    The Christmas countdown is on and there's tech aplenty on the approach too. What will Santa put under the tree this year? Perhaps it'll be the rather lovely 8-inch LG G Pad tablet. Or, if there's a bit more cash in the kitty and you're off on a new year's...

  • Gran Turismo 6 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Gran Turismo 6 review

    By 11 December 2013

    There was some trepidation about the release of a new Gran Turismo game. The fifth title in the series was, frankly, dull and that put a lot of pressure on Gran Turismo 6 to get it right and bring the series back to the must-have it once was. Not only...

  • Getting bored? GTA 5 story mode will see 'substantial additions' in 2014
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    Getting bored? GTA 5 story mode will see 'substantial additions' in 2014

    By 10 December 2013

    If you thought the storyline in Grand Theft Auto 5 was over, think again. Rockstar, the creator of the hit game, has announced major story mode updates are coming in 2014 for Grand Theft Auto 5 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. "For those ready to jump...

  • Sony PlayStation app for iOS and Android to land in November, offers PS4 second-screen features
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    Sony PlayStation app for iOS and Android to land in November, offers PS4 second-screen features

    By 25 October 2013

    Sony has announced the PlayStation app for North America and Europe in a bid to boost the PlayStation 4 experience in those regions. The app enables mobile devices to interact with the PlayStation 4 and offers access to bonus PSN(SM) features. The new...

  • Sony rolls out PS4 game pre-orders from PS3, just one month before the new console's launch
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    Sony rolls out PS4 game pre-orders from PS3, just one month before the new console's launch

    By 16 October 2013

    Sony is getting ready for the launch of its PlayStation 4 by making it easier for PlayStation 3 owners to pre-order PS4 games. Sony issued an update for the PS3 today that'll roll out PS4 games for pre-order on the Sony Entertainment Network or PlayStation...

  • A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October
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    A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October

    By 12 October 2013

    Varied. That's the word to best describe the mixture of tech goodness that we bring you this week. October has landed in style, and the trickle of gaming is starting to burst its banks into a torrent of wonderfulness. The first heavyweight title ahead...

  • How to play through Beyond: Two Souls with a smartphone, no PS3 controller required
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    How to play through Beyond: Two Souls with a smartphone, no PS3 controller required

    By 9 October 2013

    Here's a fun thing. Rather than using a PS3 controller to play through Beyond: Two Souls you can instead use an Android or iOS device and control the game wirelessly. That's right: no need for the controller. We've been plugging our way through the Quantic...

  • Beyond: Two Souls review
    Gaming 5 out of 5

    Beyond: Two Souls review

    By 8 October 2013

    Beyond: Two Souls isn't your average game. Quantic Dream has crafted an invested, emotive story above all else, then delivered it on a scale reminiscent of a Hollywood movie by embellishing its on-screen characters with a true A-list cast. Ellen Page...

  • Sony updates PS3 to version 4.50, adds auto-downloading store content for all
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    Sony updates PS3 to version 4.50, adds auto-downloading store content for all

    By 2 October 2013

    As we wait for the PlayStation 4 release later this autumn, that isn't stopping us from playing the PlayStation 3 - and Sony realises that. The company has released a system software update for the console to give you your gaming fix. Bringing the console...

  • Interview: Watch Dogs creative director talks next-gen, the future of gaming, apps and more
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    Interview: Watch Dogs creative director talks next-gen, the future of gaming, apps and more

    By 2 October 2013

    Watch Dogs is one of the most eagerly anticipated games of the year. It's a title that's not only caught the attention of gamers, but also captivated a wider audience with its content: hacking and conspiracy. Tt's a contemporary subject that's echoed...

  • A week in reviews: 9 - 13 September
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    A week in reviews: 9 - 13 September

    By 14 September 2013

    In a week coloured by Apple announcements and just as the packed-out IFA electronics show in Berlin draws to a close, it's a surprise we've had any time to review, well, anything at all this week. Throw in the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco and...

  • Puppeteer review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Puppeteer review

    By 11 September 2013

    The 2D platform renaissance continues apace with Sony Japan's Puppeteer - a Playstation 3 exclusive - following hot on the fast-moving heels of Rayman Legends. It's platformer season. We may have had a mild dig at the latter game's storyline, but it was...

  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Splinter Cell: Blacklist review

    By 27 August 2013

    From the moment the disc was sucked into our PS3 console, Splinter Cell: Blacklist did its damnedest to keep us enshrouded in the on-screen action. But far from the promise of a stealth title, Blacklist intros with the rip-roar of guns blazing in a US...

  • 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...

  • PS3 firmware fix for bricked systems will arrive 27 June
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    PS3 firmware fix for bricked systems will arrive 27 June

    By 21 June 2013

    Some PS3 users who downloaded Sony's recent 4.45 firmware update apparently discovered that it locked up - or bricked- their systems, forcing the console to stall at start-up, but now PlayStation Europe has alerted them that a fix is coming on 27 June....