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HD re-release of GTA San Andreas coming to Xbox 360

A new version of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, which was first released in 2004, is coming to Xbox 360 in a few days. The new version will support 720p visuals. The news comes via a post to Rockstar Support, where someone noticed that the game - which has been available for years as an…

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James O'MalleyHD re-release of GTA San Andreas coming to Xbox 360
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Xbox One won’t be getting screenshots until next year

We know there's a bunch of Xbox One updates coming soon, but one feature that still isn't being included is the ability to take in-game screenshots. According to IGN, Phil Spencer has said further updates will be paused over Christmas whilst thousands more consoles are brought online - a situation where Microsoft is going to…

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James O'MalleyXbox One won’t be getting screenshots until next year
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The Digest: Charlie Brooker on Gamergate… and 4 other things people are talking about this morning

Gamergate: the internet is the toughest game in town – if you’re playing as a woman, says the Guardian's Charlie Brooker: "There seems to be a small yet vocal core of maniacs bafflingly resistant to the notion that women should have any say in the games industry at all. Even recent statistics indicating…

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Stuart O'ConnorThe Digest: Charlie Brooker on Gamergate… and 4 other things people are talking about this morning

Xbox One November dashboard update detailed: Custom backgrounds, trending TV and more

Microsoft's Larry Hryb, perhaps better known as "Major Nelson" has released details of what new features will be coming to the console in the November dashboard update. Read on to find out more. Here's all the details, from his blog: Show Who You Are – Some of the most requested features being released this month…

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James O'MalleyXbox One November dashboard update detailed: Custom backgrounds, trending TV and more
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Xbox One Digital TV Tuner launches in the UK

From today you can get Freeview HD TV directly on your Xbox One in the UK - by picking up the Xbox One TV Tuner. We've known about it since August, and it has finally landed. Essentially, Microsoft has cut out the middle-man, so to get the TV functions through your One without needing a…

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James O'MalleyXbox One Digital TV Tuner launches in the UK
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Super Smash Bros Wii U is getting a Nintendo Direct this week

Nintendo has announced that it is holding a special Nintendo Direct looking at Super Smash Bros for Wii U later this week. Broadcasting on Thursday, October 23, the Nintendo Direct will detail 50 Must-See Things coming to the WiiU version of Smash Bros. If you want to watch, tune in Thursday at 3pm PDT, 6pm…

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Stuart O'ConnorSuper Smash Bros Wii U is getting a Nintendo Direct this week
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The top 10 best PS4 games… so far!

The PS4 has been out for almost a year now and after a slow start will be heading into Christmas with the likes of GTA5, Assassin's Creed: Unity and Far Cry 4... but what is already out there? Usually with any new console the first slew of games are a little rough and…

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James O'MalleyThe top 10 best PS4 games… so far!
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Is Android going to get 3DS-style local multiplayer features?

Word is that Google is planning improvements to Android's local multiplayer gaming capabilities - which could encourage more playing together with the people around you, rather than cursing the sky when someone on the other side of the world beats you at Scrabble. According to ETMag (which despite what it looks like, isn't coming through…

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James O'MalleyIs Android going to get 3DS-style local multiplayer features?
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Console price-war? Sony releases Fifa & Minecraft bundle – and a Glacier White PS4

Sony has announced a new console bundle that sees FIFA 15 and Minecraft come bundled with the PS4 for £349.99 - just weeks after Microsoft's Xbox One makes gains with a FIFA bundle. Just weeks ago if you wanted an Xbox One or PS4, it'd cost you £350 and you'd get no games. Then Microsoft…

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James O'MalleyConsole price-war? Sony releases Fifa & Minecraft bundle – and a Glacier White PS4
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PS4 system software gets an update: You can change the wallpaper, at last!

Sony has announced details of what's going to be in the forthcoming v2.0 release of the PS4 system software. The big news is probably Share Play: The ability to stream your game to a friend, and have them takeover remotely. Think passing the controller - but to people over the internet. Ideal if your friend…

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James O'MalleyPS4 system software gets an update: You can change the wallpaper, at last!