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Portable ZX Spectrum out in October

ZX Spectrum fans have had a lot to be giddy about in recent years, and now, the best news of all - the portable version of the classic computer is going to get released next month. The Vega+ is a handsome looking thing, and will come with 1,000 games, and will set you back around…

FIFA 17 is due - download times are big!

FIFA 17 is upon us, which is exciting news whether you're a PS4 owner, or have an Xbox One. Other consoles are available, but no-one's bothered about them. The fantastically successful football game is ready to download, and will be playable on September 29th. So what does anyone need to know about it beyond that?…

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Cheapest FIFA 17 pre-orders

Cheapest FIFA 17 pre-orders

FIFA 17 is on the way, which means pretending you're buying it for the tweaked gameplay, when in actual fact, you're all about having all the new kits on your telly. Of course, there's The Journey mode too, which looks interesting, and with every FIFA release, there's someone on-hand to tell you just how much…

PlayStation Store back online, after FIFA 17 problems

The FIFA games make up for one of the most popular gaming franchises ever, so you can imagine the aggravation some felt, when the PlayStation Store went under, after the release of the demo version of FIFA 17. Mercifully, the PS Store is back online, and working for most gamers in the UK. Sony confirmed…

No Man's Sky refunds - what's going on?

There's been a bit of a kerfuffle concerning refunds with the PS4 game, No Man's Sky. Gamers have been trying to get refunds on the game on Steam and PS4. Some people didn't like the way the game ended, while others were just being cheeky and aiming for refunds after playing it for ages. The…

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PSN's first Humble Bundle

PSN's first Humble Bundle

In the world of PC gaming, Humble Bundle is well-known for picking up great, cheap video games. However, it is now branching out and has teamed up with Sony and Capcom so you can grab a bargain and idle away the hours fiddling with your joypad on the sofa. Imaginatively, it is called the Humble…

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Sony to release PS4 Slim

Sony to release PS4 Slim

Sony are busy bees at the moment, and the rumour mill is working overtime, as there's whispers about a handheld PlayStation device coming our way. There's going to be a meeting with the PlayStation crew in New York on September 7th, which of course, will be livestreamed so salivating hardcore gaming fans can get stuck…

Pokemon Go to show you 'Nearby'

You may have been stuck behind someone dawdling in the street because they're too engrossed in Pokemon Go and wanted to slay them in the street, but the popularity of the app remains! And there's going to be some improvements, which will thrill 'trainers', as Niantic Labs are issuing some updates, which is going see…

Playstation Neo to drop in September

Sony look like they'll be releasing the PlayStation Neo (or, the PlayStation 4K if you prefer) in September. It looks like Sony are going after the Christmas shopping money, and it could be a double-win for gaming fans, as the release of the new PlayStation could see a drop in price for other things. Basically,…

Sonic gets new Mega Drive for 25th birthday

Retro-gaming is a decent business, as people relive their glory years on old consoles. Nintendo are offering a mini-NES which looks like fun, and now, to celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog's 25th birthday, Sega is going to put out a special Mega Drive. This is from British company, Funstock Retro, who announced the throwback console, and…

Sign in to Xbox Live once in 5 years, or else

If you've got an Xbox, Microsoft have something they want to tell you. They've made some changes to their Account service and Skype account, which basically means that you're going to have to sign-in on your Xbox Services at least once in the next 5 years. If you don't, you'll lose the gamertag which you've…

Catch 'em all with this Pokemon Go phone case

Pokémon Go has dominated the mobile world this last week, leaving people pottering around outside, trying to catch pretend rats through their smartphone cameras. In the game, you have to throw Pokéballs at them, and if you can curl your shot, you get more points. Of course, this is a skill move which is tricky,…

Pokemon Go is about to be hacked

The Pokemon Go servers have been having a hard time for numerous reasons. Initially, it was groaning under the strain of massive use, and then some hackers decided to have a go at them. This means there's been outages for people wanting to play the fantastically popular game. The hack was by some people who…

PS4 Neo specifications get leaked

A confidential presentation for the PS4 Neo - that's what it looks like - has appeared online, and shows of info about the spec of the console, and other things. The presentation says the device will have 8 cores at 2.1GHz, and it that doesn't mean much to you, it basically means that it'll be…

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Nintendo offer the Mini-NES

Nintendo offer the Mini-NES

Nintendo are doing rather well with Pokemon Go, and they're hoping to ride the good fortune with the decent looking stocking-filler, the Mini NES. While Sony and Microsoft are ramping things up with some serious hardware, with the PlayStation 4 Neo and the Xbox One S, Nintendo are keeping things light and breezy. You'll be…