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THQ Auction Hints at Sega, Ubisoft and
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 by

THQ Auction Hints at Sega, Ubisoft and

According to rumours circulating about the current auction of THQ properties, we could be looking at Sega buying up Relic Games – the company behind the Dawn of War series of games – and Ubisoft picking up the upcoming South […]

. . . . . Gaming . Industry

GAME looking to buy up HMV outlets
Friday, January 18th, 2013 by

GAME looking to buy up HMV outlets

Despite closing around half of its own stores in early 2012, GAME is apparently interested in buying up certain HMV locations in order to expand. Here’s hoping that it offers to hire back some of the originally fired staff if […]

. . . . . Industry

Skype to Replace Xbox Live Chat
Thursday, January 17th, 2013 by

Skype to Replace Xbox Live Chat

Having bought up Skype a few years ago, it’s about time Microsoft did something useful with it. One of those things is to replace the oft murky sounding Xbox Live Chat with the VOIP service. Here’s hoping it won’t be […]

. . . General

HMV no longer taking gift cards
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 by

HMV no longer taking gift cards

Soon to enter administration HMV, has now announced that it will no longer be accepting gift cards at its retail outlets. This will likely be a bit of a disappointment for those that received one from an aging relative over […]

. . . . . Industry

Tweetdeck Could Be Dissolved
Monday, January 14th, 2013 by

Tweetdeck Could Be Dissolved

UK Twitter app and subsidiary of the social network, TeetDeck, could be set to close after a threat from the British government. The reason? It has once again failed to file financial information despite several warnings. “This is a non-compliance […]

. . . Industry

Sonic the Hedgehog gets the live action treatment
Friday, January 11th, 2013 by

Sonic the Hedgehog gets the live action treatment

Sonic the Hedgehog has appeared in his first live action outing, with real actors, a real world to interact with and of course Dr Robotnik to go up against. It’s a fan made short excerpt of what a full length Sonic film […]

. . . Gaming

Fully mechanical Corsair Vengeance K95 keyboard announced at CES
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 by

Fully mechanical Corsair Vengeance K95 keyboard announced at CES

Last year we reviewed Corsair’s entry into the mechanical keyboard market, with the Vengeance K90 and K60. We gave these keyboards high marks the first time around, with the K90 scoring a rare 10/10 and the cheaper K60 getting a […]

. . . . Hardware

Could EA Purchase THQ?
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 by

Could EA Purchase THQ?

While it might be a nightmare scenario for some gamers, it looks like it could be on the cards, as Electronic Arts is eyeing up the publisher as it heads to auction. In what seems like a sad affair for […]

. . . . Industry

Nvidia Debuts its own Hand-held Console
Monday, January 7th, 2013 by

Nvidia Debuts its own Hand-held Console

It seems everyone is in the console business these days. Whether it’s the Ouya creators, one of the big three, the guys behind Gamer Stick or Nvidia it seems, which just showed off its own design on a small Android […]

. . . . Hardware

War of the Overlord Needs £4000 More For Richard Ridings
Friday, January 4th, 2013 by

War of the Overlord Needs £4000 More For Richard Ridings

Dungeon Keeper inspired War of the Overlord may have have reached its funding goal of £150,000, but it fell short of one stretch goal that needs to be reached: hiring on Richard Ridings to do the voice over work of […]

. . . Gaming

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