Is the use of gaming strategy guides the same as cheating?

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Poll, Polls, Tech Digest news 8 Comments

For some, the summer months are the best time to slap on the sunscreen, pull on a swimming costume and go bask in the rare British sunshine. For me, it's an opportunity to catch up on the past 6…

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Cowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, Round ups, Tech Digest news 8 Comments

Red Dead Redemption, the open-world cowboy adventure from the brains behind the Grand Theft Auto series, is shaping up to be one of the must-have games of the year. A stunning take on Sergio Leone style Spaghetti Westerns, it's a…

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Marvel vs Capcom 3 confirmed for Xbox 360 and PS3 – TRAILER

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After a decade of waiting, Capcom have today finally revealed Marvel vs Capcom 3, the sequel to arguably one of the best fighting games of all time. Mashing together all your favourite characters from both the Capcom gaming and…

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USB memory support hits the Xbox 360

Gerald Lynch Gaming, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

Here's a free little treat for Xbox 360 owners. Connect to Xbox Live today and you'll be greeted with an update that allows data to be saved to USB memory sticks. It'll let you back-up your saves and Arcade downloads…

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Retro Thing release classic USB Joystick. Take that, evil space invaders!

Gerald Lynch Gadgets, Gaming, Peripherals, Retro gear, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

You can shove your PS3s and Xbox 360s; put yourself in front of a classic Galaxian arcade cabinet and watch as it devourers all the silver in your pockets with old-school gaming joy. Emulators like MAME may keep your piggybank…

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EA's Need For Speed, Spore Creatures and the Simpsons headed to the iPhone

Gerald Lynch Apple, Gaming, iPhone, iPhone apps 6 Comments

EA have today announced that it plans to release versions of three of its flagship gaming properties onto the iPhone. Need For Speed Shift, Spore Creatures and the Simpsons Arcade represent months of EA honing their skills developing for the…

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When rumours become FACTS – Xbox 360 only £129 from this Friday

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And that is OFFICIAL. No more relying on dodgy scans and the assurances of 13-year-olds on internet forums. Xbox 360 Arcade, the non-hard drive model of the console, will cost £129 from this Friday.

The 60GB hard drive one, which Microsoft refers to as the plain old “Xbox 360″ is also coming down in price, to £169, with the all-black Elite worrying PlayStation3’s arse by costing only £229. The war has just got DIRTY. Here’s what Microsoft’s chief European war commander, Neil Thompson, said…

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