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Xbox One gets 3D Blu-Ray support before the PS4

In an unexpected twist, it has emerged that the Xbox One will be receiving an update to enable support for 3D Blu-Rays before the PS4… despite Sony being the company that invented Blu-Ray. The update will be coming along with a larger August system update offering a range of new features. Here’s how Microsoft describe the various updates: Activity feed …

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James O'MalleyXbox One gets 3D Blu-Ray support before the PS4
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Let’s admit it: Destiny isn’t wowing us so far.

Last Thursday at 6pm the switch was flipped and thousands of PS4 players were granted access to the playable beta of Destiny, the forthcoming massively-multiplayer shooter from Bungie. And here’s the thing… is it really that impressive? Obviously this puzzlement should be heavily caveated with the fact that it is called a game beta for a reason: Rather than wait …

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James O'MalleyLet’s admit it: Destiny isn’t wowing us so far.
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Doom 4 is going to be a reboot

More details on what we can expect from Doom 4 have been revealed at this year’s QuakeCon. It looks like the game is going to be a reboot of the classic series. According to PC Gamer it is likely that the game will drop the “4″ and just be called “Doom”, and will see the player traveling to a re-imagined …

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James O'MalleyDoom 4 is going to be a reboot
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Rebellion announce “Save Churchill” DLC for Sniper Elite 3

Rebellion games, the company behind Sniper Elite has today announced the release of the first of three batches of Downloadable Content. Which is available on PC via Steam now! On the single player side, there’s the first part of a trilogy of missions themed around saving Winston Churchill from assassination on his trip to the Casablanca conference in 1943. On …

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James O'MalleyRebellion announce “Save Churchill” DLC for Sniper Elite 3
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Xbox One sales double after Kinect-less release, says Microsoft

In news that will surprise nobody, it seems that forcing people to buy a peripheral they do not want does not make good business sense. Microsoft’s Xbox Wire blog is reporting that Xbox One sales have doubled in the US since the launch of the non-Kinect bundle. “Over the past month, we’ve seen a strong spike in interest in our …

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Stuart O'ConnorXbox One sales double after Kinect-less release, says Microsoft
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Manuel Noriega sues Activision over Call of Duty likeness

The jailed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is displeased about being a character in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. In fact, he is so upset that he has decided to sue Activision for putting him in the game. In a lawsuit filed this week in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Noriega claimed that the game made him out to …

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Stuart O'ConnorManuel Noriega sues Activision over Call of Duty likeness
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Flappy Bird comes to… the Apple II

Flappy Bird took the world by storm when it found fame in the app store last year… but was soon pulled by the creator who was overwhelmed by its overnight popularity. But the good news is that if you’re still yearning for your Flappy fix, and the million clones don’t appeal… how about digging out your old Apple II? A …

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James O'MalleyFlappy Bird comes to… the Apple II
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Sony plans PS4 re-releases of classics to lure in Wii users

Sony are planning to re-release more of its archive on the PS4 in a bid to attract players who were Wii owners during the previous console generation, says Sony Computer Entertainment chief Andrew House. According to Eurogamer, House has been speaking at the Develop conference in Brighton, where he said: “I hesitate to say this because I know committed gamers …

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James O'MalleySony plans PS4 re-releases of classics to lure in Wii users
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Mario Kart coming to arcades – adding “fusion karts” for fightin’

Mario Kart 8 only hit the shelves in May, but it looks like another Mario Kart title is on the way. This isn’t for consoles though – you’ll have to get on down to your local arcade, assuming that it still exists. Namco has taken on the development duties from Nintendo for Mario Kart Arcade GP DX and the game …

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James O'MalleyMario Kart coming to arcades – adding “fusion karts” for fightin’
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Google bring Ingress augmented reality game to iPhone and iPad

Google has released a version of its augmented reality game, Ingress, on the iOS app store. That’s right: Google make games too, apparently. Ingress is an augmented reality game where you must travel on foot around physical space in order to ‘capture’ different neighbourhoods and gather resources. The game takes places globally too – with the world carved up into …

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James O'MalleyGoogle bring Ingress augmented reality game to iPhone and iPad