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Published: 4 days ago

Valve hands VACations to pro players

Duc “cud” Pham Derek “dboorn” Boorn Casey Foster (NetcodeGuides founder) Sam “Dazed” Marine Braxton “swag” Pierce Keven “AZK” Larivière Joshua “Steel” Nissan These are the names of professional CSGO players who have been handed severe penalties for cheating/match-fixing in CSGO. The game in question …

Published: 6 days ago

Old people play GTA V

…and they love it! (via dailydot)

Published: 1 week ago

Xbone games will stream to Win10 devices

Microsoft is beginning it’s assault on the OS market with Windows 10 en route. To appeal to gamers (not just PC gamers), the company has launched a campaign around the idea that you’ll be able to stream your Xbox One titles to Windows 10-enabled …

Published: 1 week ago

The Order 1886: Story Trailer

Gameplay is getting better as we get to release, and the story looks intriguing. It’s a unique take on the ‘cover/shooter’ genre (if it is a genre). I posted some initial thoughts a while back based on a preview build, which might be worth …

Published: 2 weeks ago

I’m considering a Wii U

I’ve always had the “non-Nintendo” consoles. As a kid we enjoyed the Sega Megadrive rather than the SNES, and as we got older the PlayStation was the console of choice in our house. As a result, I’ve missed out on a lot of Nintendo …

Published: 2 weeks ago

Gaming: the rise of the cyber athletes – LIVE in 10mins from post time

BBC 5 Live are going to broadcast this documentary live on Twitch, which is apt given what the content is about. You can view it on, or via the embed below. Watch live video from bbc5live on

Published: 3 weeks ago

GTA V PC date & specs revealed

Last year we all loved GTA V on the PS3/Xbox 360. This year we’ve enjoyed it again on PS4 & Xbox One. Next year, it’s time for the PC to get some love. But only if your PC meets these requirements: Minimum specifications: OS: …

Published: 3 weeks ago

Shadowrun: Hong Kong

A new Kickstarter has been spun up by the guys who remade Shadowrun. The plan is to create a new iteration of Shadowrun (in it’s original light, not the awful FPS that appeared on the 360) set in a neo-Hong Kong world. The Kickstarter …

Published: 3 weeks ago

Get 50% of (almost) all Razer products

At 2AM GMT for a 24 hour period, Razer is going to offer all non-computer system products (e.g. mice, keyboards, etc.) at a 50% discounted rate. All computer products will be given at a 30% discount. In order to avail of the one-discount-per-user, you …

Published: 3 weeks ago

Nintendo exits Brazilian market

Brazil is a huge potential market, but that kinetic energy has fizzled for the Tokyo-based company, who have pulled out of the market. The reason is complex, but ultimately comes down to both Nintendo’s lack of support for the market, but also Brazil’s insanely …