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14 Year Old Game Cheater Sued (Mum says he’s a scapegoat)

Last month, Epic took the unusual step of not just banning two Fortnite players from the game for cheating, but taking them to court. It’s since been...

EA May Ditch Annual Sports Releases

There are a few video games that you can count on being released every single year, and probably top of that list are EA Sports'...

8K TVs Are Coming, But It’s HDMI 2.1 You Should Be...

Forget your blurry 4K telly (that’s so 2016) as according to a report on FlatPanelsHD, the first consumer grade 8K TVs are due to be...
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The Debate Over Harassment in Overwatch Rages On

Ever since the Play Nice, Play Fair development update from Blizzard, the community has been focused on the nitty gritty of harassment in Overwatch. With Blizzard...
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Arsehole Bitcoin Miners Buying Up All The Graphics Cards

Shady cyber-ultra-geeks across the globe are buying up all the high-end graphics cards, and I mean like ALL the high-end graphics cards. There's barely a...
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Ransomware Makes you Play PUBG To Unlock Your Files

In what can only be described as a stupid joke (or evil genius if you're a die hard PUBGer) some cyber-twats out in cyberspace...
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Loot Boxes: Future of AAA or a Monetisation Misfire?

The loot box debate rages on, but very few members of the industry have joined in the discussion. As games sites become awash with reports...
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Star Trek Online Now Let’s You 3D Print Your Favourite Ships

Trekkies rejoice! You can now actually print out your beloved ship from Star Trek Online... Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs,...
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UK Government Responds to Loot Boxes as Gambling Petition

Over the past couple of weeks, amid increasing discussions regarding the moral acceptability of loot boxes in modern video games, a petition has been...

Burned: Why You Should Avoid OLED TVs If You’re a Gamer

Black Friday is almost upon us. A slew of tantalising (and often exaggerated) top tech deals are infecting every corner of our web browsing...
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Mad Warfare: Unexpected entrant could shake up next-gen console landscape

There's something reassuringly familiar about console generations in the 21st century. Around this time late in a systems...
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CoD Player Maxs Out Rank Never Firing A Gun

Paul Hogan would be proud. It might seem crazy to try and play the god of all FPSs, CoD, without ever using a gun, but...