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Now Windows 7, 8 and Vista lock out some old games too

Now Windows 7, 8 and Vista lock out some old games too

In August it was revealed that the then new Windows 10 would lock out some older disc-based games that used certain DRM methods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Upcoming FPS Modern Combat 5 has been cracked and uploaded onto multiple torrent websites ahead of its release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:29AM in News
No new Windows 7 PCs after October

No new Windows 7 PCs after October

Sales of computers pre-installed with Windows 7 are to end in October this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Microsoft reveals Beautiful Game UK dev competition

Microsoft reveals Beautiful Game UK dev competition

Microsoft has announced a new competition that will give UK games developers a chance to better show off their work through Windows app stores.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 11th 2014 at 3:55PM in News

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Nokia reveals its X Android phones

Nokia reveals its X Android phones

Finnish mobile giant Nokia has, following a prolonged period of rumours, revealed three Android-based smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Windows 8 now on 20% of Steam user's PCs

Windows 8 now on 20% of Steam user's PCs

It may have had a rocky start in life, but Windows 8 adoption is clearly increasing amongst PC gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 1:03PM in News
UPDATE: Xbox One SmartGlass app arrives ahead of console launch

UPDATE: Xbox One SmartGlass app arrives ahead of console launch

Microsoft has released Xbox One's SmartGlass companion app, ahead of the console's launch this Friday.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 20th 2013 at 5:10AM in News
Disney deploys first Star Wars game

Disney deploys first Star Wars game

Fans of Tiny Tower and the Death Star are in for a treat.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:51AM in News

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The next stage for Halo

The next stage for Halo

There was a time when you’d have been forgiven for thinking Halo had passed its peak.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:16PM in News
Skulls of the Shogun developer: Microsoft too incompetent to be evil

Skulls of the Shogun developer: Microsoft too incompetent to be evil

Skulls of the Shogun developer Plush Apocalypse Productions has sounded off about the studio’s troubling experience with Microsoft Studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 21st 2013 at 6:15AM in News