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Microsoft Devs Mock Sony on Twitter After PSN Font Fail

Microsoft Devs Mock Sony on Twitter After PSN Font Fail

A typeface designed for Xbox One title Sunset Overdrive has been used in a Sony PSN advert creating all kinds of amusement from the devs behind Microsoft’s latest exclusive.

The font fail appears on the PlayStation Store’s promotion for its Sale of the Dead – a selection of Halloween treats for PSN users which includes …

BBC and Doctor Who Teach Kids Computer Skills in New Game

BBC and Doctor Who Teach Kids Computer Skills in New Game

As part of BBC’s Make it Digital campaign children will be able to help The Doctor by learning basic computer coding to command a rogue Dalek in a new online game.


In the game, called The Doctor and The Dalek young fans of the Beeb’s longstanding sci-fi series Doctor Who will be encouraged to use …

Xbox One November Update Detailed

Xbox One November Update Detailed

Details of the next Xbox One update have emerged with the focus on new customisation for the dashboard and social sharing features for TV and gaming.

Once again drawing from Xbox One gamer’s most wanted inclusions the November update will introduce Custom Backgrounds allowing each user / account holder an individual background for their dashboard …

PC Accessory Maker Razer Now Worth $1Bil.

PC Accessory Maker Razer Now Worth $1Bil.

Gaming peripheral maker Razer has just been valued at over a billion US dollars, according to a leaked internal memo passed to technology site TechCrunch by an anonymous source, obviously keen to hype the company’s continuing growth and awesome presence in gaming today.

The undisputed king of high end keyboards and mice for the serious …

How to – Update Nintendo Wii U System Software

How to - Update Nintendo Wii U System Software

If you’re a Wii U owner eager to get all those promised improvements and upgrades to the console the Gadget Helpline has the info that can help you get the update right now.

Firstly you will need to get your Wii U onto an active Wi-Fi connection. So fire up that modem and router and …

Not Agreeing to New Wii U Update T&Cs Can Lock Console

Not Agreeing to New Wii U Update T&Cs Can Lock Console

Nintendo has recently rolled out an update for the Wii U which, while usually a quick and painless task, has been discovered could actually lock the console if owner doesn’t agree to new terms and conditions.

With version 5.2.0 of the Wii U system firmware gamers were promised improvements to menus, new power settings, a …

FIFA 15 Player Transfer Issues – EA Investigating

FIFA 15 Player Transfer Issues - EA Investigating

FIFA 15 players may have noticed some issues with its player transfer system over the weekend, and as with any natural disaster people have taken to Twitter and Reddit for answers, or you know just to shout at people. Up to 21-hours ago, users began receiving an in-game error message notifying them that the feature …

Android Play Games Getting Local Multiplayer

Android Play Games Getting Local Multiplayer

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Mobile gaming hasn’t yet fully embraced the concept of multiplayer games – it’s a mostly single player experience, although leaderboards and stats tables do give you a chance to compete with other players to a certain degree.

Google’s Android platform is a popular place for mobile gamers, featuring hundreds of thousands of …

PlayStation Teams Up With Movember

PlayStation Teams Up With Movember

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PlayStation are getting behind men’s health this November, for charity event Movember, which you may remember encourages men to grow out their upper lip hair in the fight against prostate cancer. It’s not a campaign for the faint of hearted, as the embarrassment of not achieving a moustache of merit can …

ESA To GamerGate: Threats Must End

ESA To GamerGate: Threats Must End

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Political tirades are commonplace online – it’s just another thing that many internet users have to deal with, especially with the rise of internet activism, which has found its voice among the young and the impressionable online. Places like Tumblr are alive with political debate, and though many of these internet …