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‘GAME will turbocharge eSports in the UK’

GAME’s 20m swoop for Multiplay can transform eSports in the UK, say leading industry execs. The retail giant acquired the events organiser – famous for the Insomnia festivals – this week, and Multiplay’s founder Craig Fletcher told MCV that the deal will drive eSports success across Britain. The backing of …

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SONY: Gamescom 2014 roundup

Microsoft may have impressed with its Gamescom 2014 presentation, but Sony stepped up to steal this year’s Cologne show. The string of announcements was impressive, and while it may not have matched Microsoft’s big ‘wow’ moment in announcing the single platform capture of a big formerly multi-platform IP, it instead …

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MICROSOFT: Gamescom 2014 roundup

It’s almost 20 years since Lara Croft made her video games debut yet the star of Tomb Raider has today proved she’s more relevant than ever. Microsoft’s announcement that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox One exclusive – or to put it another way, that it has …

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E3 2014: Day Two News Round-Up

Day two of E3 2014 is over and gamers have been treated to one of the best shows in recent memory. All three major platform holders have now taken to the stage, including Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo (well, not exactly). Meanwhile, the industry’s publishing giants including EA, Activision, Ubisoft and …

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E3 2014: Day One News Round-Up

Day one of E3 2014 has been and gone and certainly gave everyone plenty to talk about. We saw Microsoft keep it all about the games in the battle for Christmas. Sony unveiled its ambitious plans for the next six months and beyond. EA rolled out the big guns with …

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E3 2014: Sony news roundup – did PS4 go and win it again?

The race to declare a ‘winner’ of E3 each year can often verge on the idiotic and essentially comes down to a host of immeasurably subjective criteria. If you’re a Halo nut then obviously Microsoft’s presentation would have excited the most. If for some reason you like balancing plastic figures …

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Dedicated virtual reality website VRFocus arrives

A new independent website focusing on virtual reality is now live. VRFocus.com hopes to ride the growing crest of the VR gaming wave, which is being spearheaded by products such as the Oculus Rift. The site aims to be a news resource and will also preview/review VR associated products. It …

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VIDEO: Watch Jon Snow and Charlie Brooker have the most cringe worthy video games conversation ever

Now this is… awkward. As part of the promotional campaign ahead of tomorrow’s Channel 4 special How Video Games Changed The World, Charlie Brooker visited the Channel 4 news studio to discuss games with Jon Snow. Unfortunately, there is no human being in the world who knows less about video …

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Huge coverage for FIFA 14 Bale cover reveal

4.2m Facebook users saw the news that Spurs winger Gareth Bale will be the cover star in this year’s FIFA 14. That’s includes over 2m fans who aren’t fans of the FIFA Facebook page. It’s one of several impressive stats that came out following the reveal of the pack art …

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MICROSOFT: E3 2013 roundup

It’s all about the games”. That was the message from Microsoft prior to tonight’s E3 press conference and it’s hard to argue that the company didn’t deliver. What is likely to grab the headlines, however, is the console’s launch RRP – it will cost 429 when it arrives in the …

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