Red Dead Redemption – Review

Name: Red Dead Redemption Genre: 3rd person open-world adventure Platform: Xbox 360 (reviewed), PS3 Price: £34.99 (Amazon) The sun bears down on a dusty, scorched town, the only island of habitation for miles in a sea of sand and…

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Cowboys in videogames – saddling up for Red Dead Redemption

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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Just Cause 2 's Peter Johansson – Interview

Just Cause 2 is one of the craziest open-world games we've seen here at Tech Digest. We caught up with lead designer Peter Johansson and asked his thoughts on how he feels the grappling hook-wielding explode-a-thon has turned out. The…

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Google launching Chrome web browser beta for Windows

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Thanks to some over-exuberant staff at Google, the cat’s out of the bag a bit earlier than planned on its new project: Chrome.

From tomorrow, Google will launch a beta version of its new web browser, which it no doubts hope will challenge the dominance of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, and take chunks out of Firefox’s increasing popularity.

A Windows version will be available in 100 countries (presumably the UK will be one of them), and should be “streamlined and simple”. Features include separating each tab into its own “sandbox” to minimise the risk of web applications crashing the whole browser and provide better protection from malicious code, and a powerful “V8″ JavaScript engine to “power the next generation of web applications that aren’t even possible in today’s browsers”…

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Andy MerrettGoogle launching Chrome web browser beta for Windows