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Xbox One ‘Free Play Day’ Spotted on Reddit

With Xbox One disc drive issues dealt with (in a fashion) it appears Microsoft will attempt to win back gamer favour by offering a selection of games as free to play for a 24 hour period.

Not officially announced, but spotted in a Reddit post, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be entitled to a ‘…

Xbox One Update Affecting Some Disc Drives – Error Code 0×80820002

Xbox One Update Affecting Some Disc Drives - Error Code 0x80820002

Microsoft has acknowledged a problem following its most recent Xbox One update which was automatically rolled out to the masses yesterday.

The Gadget Helpline has learnt of the issue though many reports from Xbox One gamers and the problem with the update version 6.2.11393.0 XB_REL_1408.140729-2200 affects the console’s optical drive, preventing any game discs from …

Xbox One August Update Available Today

Xbox One August Update Available Today

Xbox One receives its August update this week with Microsoft again basing its list of new additions on things requested by its gaming audience.

These new additions were announced by Xbox programming boss Larry Hyrb aka ‘Major Nelson’ who introduces Mobile Purchases to the Xbox Live market place. As one of the most asked for …

WWE Supercard digital card game launched

WWE Supercard digital card game launched

Not only satisfied with taking over the on-demand broadcast world with the WWE Network and laying the smackdown on next generation consoles with WWE 2K15 the McMahon wrestling empire looks to grapple its way into the digital card game arena with WWE Supercard which is launched today.


WWE Supercard is developed by app maker Cat …

New Silent Hill Game Announced for PS4

New Silent Hill Game Announced for PS4

Gamers will soon get to return to the uber-spooky town of Silent Hill as a new game will be released for PS4 under the creative watch of veteran games creator Hideo Kojima and monster movie maker Guillermo Del Toro and which the lead role played by Norman Reedus.

This killer combination brings the creator of …

MIT Develops World’s First Transforming Robot

MIT Develops World's First Transforming Robot

The boffins at Harvard, Cornell and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with an innovative concept for the world’s first  Transforming Robot.

Rather than arriving from Cybertron as expected the little shape-shifting bot comes from the East Coast of America where the developers were inspired by the Japanese paper folding art of origami …

Mario Kart 8 DLC Rolls Up With 3 Playable Mercedes Cars

Mario Kart 8 DLC Rolls Up With 3 Playable Mercedes Cars

When Nintendo Japan and car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz revealed a bizarre Mario Kart 8 “Free Add-on Content” (/product placement) deal a few months ago for Wii U it was uncertain if the rest of the world would get to enjoy real life motors on the fantasy race tracks of the Mushroom Kingdom. But today Nintendo UK …

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Photo, Date and Specifications Leak

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Photo, Date and Specifications Leak

It’s leaks ahoy for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha as not only has the Android handset been spotted ‘in the wild’ sporting an incredibly iPhone-like appearance but it’s also been priced and dated for a release later on August the 13th.

Firstly to address that look, the most recent snapshot of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s presumed …

WWE Network set to Smackdown in the UK this October!

WWE Network set to Smackdown in the UK this October!

The numbers are in for the WWE Network and after reporting Hulk-sized ratings the 24/7 streaming grapple service will debut in other global regions in the coming month.

The service launched in February 2014 costing $9.99 with a mandatory six month subscription and figures released today show the WWE Network gathering a following of 700,000 …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy Young 2 Heading to UK in August

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy Young 2 Heading to UK in August

UK release dates for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy Young 2 have now been officially acknowledged and both Android mobile handsets are ready to go on sale in the coming month.

First up on August the 7th will be the Galaxy S5 Mini which as you may have guessed is a streamlined sibling …