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The Top 10 PS4 games for Christmas 2014

Christmas is getting closer so it is time to start thinking about what games will be the best under the Christmas Tree. There's going to be a tonne of releases in the run-up to the big day, so here's what we'll be playing. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare It's as…

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James O'MalleyThe Top 10 PS4 games for Christmas 2014
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Twitch adds audio recognition just days after Google deal

Video game streaming site Twitch has announced the introduction of "Audio Recognition" to on demand videos on the website - putting an end to the musical free-for-all that users were used to. The change means that Twitch's on-demand videos will work like YouTube: with any unlicensed music that is picked up through the system being…

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James O'MalleyTwitch adds audio recognition just days after Google deal
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Evolve delayed into next year

Evolve was one of the mostly hotly anticipated games of the year. Bad news though for anyone who was looking forward to spending the autumn slaying huge monsters - the game was been delayed until February. According to Gamespot, TakeTwo President Karl Slatoff explained the decision saying that: "We are encouraged by the overwhelmingly positive…

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James O'MalleyEvolve delayed into next year
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The Skep-Tech: Is Google’s removal of “Bomb Gaza” censorship or just the right thing to do?

Yesterday we reported on some horrendous games that had made their way on to to the Google Play store. "Bomb Gaza" and "Gaza Assault" amongst others were games themed around the on-going conflict on the Gaza Strip. Hey, at least Call of Duty had the decency to give it a few years, guys! As you…

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James O'MalleyThe Skep-Tech: Is Google’s removal of “Bomb Gaza” censorship or just the right thing to do?
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Microsoft working on a split controller for tablet gaming?

Getting rid of physical buttons on our gadgets has been a massive advantage for phones and tablets - but for gaming... it makes things more difficult. Luckily though, it appears that Microsoft could be working on an interesting solution. Patently Apple has dug up some diagrams filed by Microsoft with the US patent office that…

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft working on a split controller for tablet gaming?
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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…

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James O'MalleyLet’s admit it: Destiny isn’t wowing us so far.
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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…

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James O'MalleyFlappy Bird comes to… the Apple II