We live in scary times. Well, not scary, as such. More... exciting. See, the gaming world is in a right state, and it’s opening the door to a myriad of different solutions, alternatives and futuristic possibilities. And what’s more, it’s putting the power into the hands of underdogs, rather than the bigwigs. This week the talk of the gaming town has been OUYA, an Android-powered, open source home console Kickstarter project that’s far outstripped its initial funding requirements. It proves that the one per cent can hold their own with the 99. And that idea is going to change gaming forever... Read more
July 12th, 2012
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Samsung and Rovio are bringing the Angry Birds franchise to the former's smart TVs. And this comes just a day after news broke a version for consoles is incoming as well. So with all the money they're making, exactly what have these birds got to be angry about? Read more
Nintendo’s had a difficult time trying to explain to the world exactly what the Nintendo Wii U is, and what it’s capable of. It’s been especially sketchy - since day one - about its raw graphical power. Sometimes honesty is the best policy, though. Especially when lead game developers start blabbing that the console’s engine room lags behind the competition... Read more
July 5th, 2012
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Documents filed with the Federal Communications Commission seem to show an even slimmer PS3 being prepped by Sony. With this, and the news that it bought cloud-based gaming service Gaikai, could Sony be about to drop the discs? Read more
July 2nd, 2012
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Sony Computer Entertainment has just shelled out $380m (£242m) for Gaikai, the cloud-based games service that rivals OnLive. So the question is, do you really need a PS4 when you can deliver blisteringly fast games to practically any device with an internet connection? Read more
June 29th, 2012
With more than half a million downloads, New Star Soccer is riding high in the iTunes charts. People can't get enough of its old school graphics, arcade playability, and cheeky sense of humour. We chatted to the man who created it to talk about the upcoming PS Vita version, how it was inspired by a drug-running game, and how a distraction from his desk job ended up making him five grand a day. Read more
June 22nd, 2012
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Nintendo has just lifted the lid on the Nintendo 3DS XL, a ballooned out version of its current handheld console that will look to enjoy the same sort of success as the XL version of the original DS. It’s got the biggest screen Nintendo’s ever stuffed into a handheld, but is the company still missing one major component? Read more
June 21st, 2012
Apologies if you read that headline and spat piping hot tea all over your computer screen, but it looks like Final Fantasy VII - the series’ finest hour - is heading back to the PC by way of Valve’s online vestibule Steam. Time to break out the Materia? Seems that way... Read more

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