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Gears of War 4 multiplayer preview: Grinding those gears

Gears of War 4 multiplayer preview: Grinding those gears

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The chainsaws are back. Gears of War 4's multiplayer is due to go into closed public beta from 18 April, to give a taster of all the duck-and-cover, shotgun-to-the-face, third-person shooter mayhem. And ahead of time we got to play a couple of hours of... >>

Ford Focus (2016) review: Unlearn everything
4.5 stars

Ford Focus (2016) review: Unlearn everything

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It's difficult to ignore the Ford Focus. With an impressive 83,816 of them sold in the UK in 2015, it's also difficult to drive anywhere without seeing one. So this might be the UK's best selling hatch, edging out the Golf marginally, but there's no escaping... >>

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets
5.0 stars

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets

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When Apple launched the iPad Pro back in September 2015, many liked the idea of the beefed-up iPad, but many also wished its large 12.9-inch scale was squeezed down into the 9.7-inch chassis of the iPad Air 2. Those wishes have now come true. The iPad... >>

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet 2016 first drive: Comfortably cool

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet 2016 first drive: Comfortably cool

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The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet is the convertible car for those who want the exhilaration of wind in their hair, while remaining in comfort - a difficult combination to achieve. While the S-Class already offers spa levels of comfort and enough tech... >>

Ratchet & Clank (2016) review: Platformer perfection on PS4?
4.5 stars

Ratchet & Clank (2016) review: Platformer perfection on PS4?

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Timed to coincide with the Ratchet & Clank movie, this is the first time two of Sony's most-loved platform-exclusive heroes have officially appeared in their own game on PlayStation 4. And although fans might be bemused at first with how familiar it all... >>

Porsche 718 Boxster first drive: 20 years on, it's still boxing clever

Porsche 718 Boxster first drive: 20 years on, it's still boxing clever

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Can you believe the Porsche Boxster is 20 years old? No, we can't either. But back when the Spice Girls were miming Wannabe on Top of the Pops and kids were losing their minds over games of POGs, the Boxster was waiting in the wings, preparing itself... >>

Dark Souls 3 review: As gothic, unforgiving and brilliant as ever
5.0 stars

Dark Souls 3 review: As gothic, unforgiving and brilliant as ever

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Masochists rejoice: From Software's legendarily uncompromising dark gothic RPG is back and its mission, as ever, is to make all other games seem laughably easy. Say hello to frequent profanity spilling from your mouth as a result of playing Dark Souls... >>

Huawei P9 Plus preview: Huawei's true P series flagship

Huawei P9 Plus preview: Huawei's true P series flagship

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Huawei has a new champion and it's the P9 Plus. Launched alongside a "regular" P9, it's the bigger of the two devices that might turn more heads. The Huawei P9 Plus takes the advancements of the P9 and combines them with a premium feature from the Mate... >>

Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster first drive: New name, new engine, new limits

Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster first drive: New name, new engine, new limits

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The Mercedes-Benz SLC roadster for 2016 is the rebranding of the light, sporty convertible SLK. While the name has changed, bringing the C-Class influences to the fore, the car still remains true to its driver-focused sporting roots from the SLK birth... >>

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages
4.5 stars

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages

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There are two ways of looking at the iPhone SE, the "special edition" smaller-scale 4-inch iPhone. One is that it's Apple simply churning out a 2-year-old design with a spec update; the other is that it delivers what many people actually want: a small... >>