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Top 10 news of the day:
Save a pretty penny — You may have missed Sony’s OLED Bravia XR A80K line, because let’s be honest, television naming …
You may have missed Sony’s OLED Bravia XR A80K line, because let’s be honest, television naming conventions are confusing and there are far too many similar models. This panel is noteworthy, however, because it bundles in a slew of PS5 exclusive gami… [1196 chars]
Normally we expect to pay around £200 for a mid-range gaming monitor, but today you can pick one up for just £149 after a significant discount.
Normally we expect to pay around £200 for a mid-range gaming monitor, but today you can pick one up for just £149 after a significant discount in Amazon’s Spring Sale. This is a great price for the Samsung Odyssey G3, a 27-in flat VA panel monitor th… [1538 chars]
Blizzard’s games were reportedly pulled from China after Activision felt NetEase ‘threatened’ Bobby Kotick
It’s claimed Activision believed NetEase could attempt to scupper Microsoft’s takeover bid…
A potential misunderstanding which left Activision Blizzard executives feeling that CEO Bobby Kotick had been “threatened” by his NetEase counterpart reportedly contributed to the company pulling its games in China. That’s according to New York Times… [1639 chars]
Minecraft is setting forth for adventure in the Forgotten Realms, as developer Mojang teams up with Wizards of the Coas…
Minecraft is setting forth for adventure in the Forgotten Realms, as developer Mojang teams up with Wizards of the Coast for an official Dungeons & Dragons DLC launching this “spring”. The newly announced DLC — created in collaboration with developer… [1196 chars]
ANGLO-FRENCH relations were at their peak in the Eighties.We lapped up the booze cruises to Boulogne in a British ferry.We loved Juliette Binoche and
ANGLO-FRENCH relations were at their peak in the Eighties. We lapped up the booze cruises to Boulogne in a British ferry. 5 To celebrate 50 years of the R5 and 40 years of the R5 Turbo 2, Renault created the Turbo 3E 5 The Turbo 3E has two electric m… [4235 chars]
Android is adding a new “enhanced PIN privacy” setting that will make it safer for you to enter your phone’s PIN in public.
Google just released the second beta for the upcoming Android 13 QPR3 release this June, but the new release doesn’t offer a whole lot in terms of new features and improvements. Since QPR3 will be Android 13’s final maintenance release, it mainly foc… [2512 chars]
Pre-order the Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Switch OLED console today from these retailers in the UK and US.
Nintendo has announced a Nintendo Switch OLED Model: Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Edition that will be released at the end of this month. It follows in the footsteps of Nintendo’s Splatoon 3 and Pokemon edition Switch OLED consoles that came out in 202… [1601 chars]
Déjà vu — Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and rand…
Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they’ve been chewing over. Today, in response to the disappointment among some Zelda fans who (from what we’ve seen so far) think T… [9913 chars]
New fixes are in the works for the next Feature Drop
April is right around the corner, and you are absolutely right to be concerned about phony tech announcements trying to take advantage of all us gullible fools. But we’ve still got a few days to go until we face that onslaught, and thankfully Google … [1679 chars]
While Hogwarts Legacy stormed the monthly software sales chart…
More PS5 consoles were sold in the US last month than any other individual PlayStation system has ever achieved in the month of February. That’s according to Mat Piscatella, executive director and video game industry analyst at Circana (formerly NPD … [1502 chars]