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Christmas Tinner for gamers is back

Christmas tinner is back from GAME

Christmas dinner in a can – a popular favourite among gamers unable to tear themselves away from their screens – has been put back on the shelves. Popular entertainment store GAME has revived the Yuletide tradition for another year by stocking the seasonal meal again for serious enthusiasts who don’t want to waste hours of […]

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Death Stranding, Call of Duty and Fortnite set to battle it out

Death Stranding

Death Stranding has been tipped for top honours at next month’s Game Awards as Hideo Kojima’s creation goes head-to-head with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Fornite. The star-studded epic bagged nine nominations including the coveted slots of Game of the Year, Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Game Direction, Best Art Direction and Best Score. Hannibal actor […]

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We’re years away from serious game streaming, admits Xbox chief

Xbox controller

Video game streaming is years away from going mainstream, says the head of Xbox. Phil Spencer, Executive Vice President of Gaming at Microsoft, believes the technology is still in the testing phase and needs to evolve further before it becomes a normal part of gaming. Speaking to the BBC’s Marc Cieslak, the 51-year-old explained that […]

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Sony maintains the console crown as PS4 nudges 103 million sales

PlayStation 4

Sony’s PlayStation 4 etched its name into the console history books this week after surpassing 102.8 million sales on the worldwide market. Widely regarded as one of the best gaming platforms in the world, the precursor to the much-anticipated PlayStation 5 has, somewhat significantly, overtaken the total number of units sold of the original PlayStation. […]

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Woman shot dead playing Pokemon Go

Cayla Campos

Police in New Mexico have confirmed a 21-year-old who was shot dead after being caught in the crossfire of an armed robbery had stumbled onto the scene while playing Pokemon Go with her boyfriend. Gamer Cayla Campos and her partner – identified by detectives only as ‘Sidney’ – had been pursuing Pokemon characters in Albuquerque […]

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TRON takes the Biscuit

EOS Knights

TRON has announced its partnership with games studio Biscuit in a move designed to accelerate blockchain adoption and deliver a sequel to the hugely popular classic EOS Knights. The switch to the TRON blockchain for the studio will launch with an upgrade and rebrand for the former chart-topper, now known as ‘Knight Story’. As a […]

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