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Battlefield 5: release date, pre-orders and beta details
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Battlefield 5: release date, pre-orders and beta details

Release of Second World War shooter put back a month following gamer feedback
31 Aug 2018
What is Fortnite and why is it so popular?
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What is Fortnite and why is it so popular?

The free-for-all online fighting game has attracted millions of players - but some parents are worried about its effects
3 Aug 2018
Google, Apple and Microsoft create new Braille standard
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Google, Apple and Microsoft create new Braille standard

The USB HID standard make it much easier to use Braille displays across different devices
1 Jun 2018
Xbox Adaptive Controller launches for disabled gamers
Xbox Adaptive Controller
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Xbox Adaptive Controller launches for disabled gamers

Customisable game pad has 19 inputs for accessories and can be operated with a player’s arms, elbows or feet
17 May 2018
Gears of War 5, Rage 2 and Just Cause 4 leaked ahead of E3
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Gears of War 5, Rage 2 and Just Cause 4 leaked ahead of E3

Fans have been warned that some of the listings may be fake rumours
10 May 2018
Far Cry 5 reviews: critics torn over ‘hollow’ shooter
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Far Cry 5 reviews: critics torn over ‘hollow’ shooter

Ubisoft’s latest open-world game boasts ‘excellent’ controls - but is let down by a ‘b-horror movie plot’
27 Mar 2018
Sea of Thieves reviews: critics praise ‘excellent’ adventure
Sea of Thieves
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Sea of Thieves reviews: critics praise ‘excellent’ adventure

Online multiplayer game has players hunting for treasure and slaying mythical creatures
21 Mar 2018
Shadow of the Tomb Raider arrives on 14 September
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider arrives on 14 September

Third game brings an end to the heroine’s origins story
16 Mar 2018
The best upcoming games of 2018
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The best upcoming games of 2018

Earliest releases include open-world adventures and a series reboot
7 Mar 2018
Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: which super console is best?
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Xbox One X vs PS4 Pro: which super console is best?

Microsoft’s version is the most powerful system ever made, but does that make it better than the PS4 Pro?
20 Dec 2017
Xbox One X vs One S: which ‘One’ should you buy?
Xbox One X Vs Xbox One S
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Xbox One X vs One S: which ‘One’ should you buy?

Microsoft’s high-performance console has arrived, but that doesn't necessarily mean you should buy one
29 Nov 2017
Black Friday 2017: Amazon kicks off early with tech sales
Black Friday
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Black Friday 2017: Amazon kicks off early with tech sales

From smart TVs with lifelike clarity to portable speakers with incredible audio, here are the latest technology deals
17 Nov 2017
Porsche 911 GT2 RS reviews: is this the perfect sports car?
Porsche 911 GT2 RS
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Porsche 911 GT2 RS reviews: is this the perfect sports car?

With its twin turbo engine and motorsport vibe, the latest 911 is the iconic brand’s most powerful road car to date
7 Nov 2017
Forza Motorsport 7 reviews: critics hail ‘beautiful’ racer
Forza Motorsport 7
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Forza Motorsport 7 reviews: critics hail ‘beautiful’ racer

Players will sink hours into the revamped career mode, packed with 700 cars
29 Sep 2017
Destiny 2 review: Bungie ‘aces’ sci-fi sequel
Destiny 2
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Destiny 2 review: Bungie ‘aces’ sci-fi sequel

Critics praise the game’s revamped story and refined multiplayer modes
7 Sep 2017
Xbox One X: Pre-orders open with limited edition model
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Xbox One X: Pre-orders open with limited edition model

Project Scorpio Edition gets a matte-black finish and a £450 price tag, but stocks are limited
21 Aug 2017
Nintendo Switch: Online mobile app launches in two weeks
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Nintendo Switch: Online mobile app launches in two weeks

iOS and Android smartphone app to debut on same day as paint-based shooter Splatoon 2
7 Jul 2017
Atari to launch first games console since 1993
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Atari to launch first games console since 1993

Firm's chief executive says console has been 'years in the making'
20 Jun 2017
E3 2017: Microsoft debuts PS4 Pro-rivalling Xbox One X
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E3 2017: Microsoft debuts PS4 Pro-rivalling Xbox One X

Liquid-cooled processor with 'six teraflops of graphical power' helps deliver 4K gaming
12 Jun 2017
Xbox Game Pass: Everything you need to know
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Xbox Game Pass: Everything you need to know

Microsoft has opened its games library to Xbox One users. Here's all the information necessary to get you playing
26 May 2017
Xbox Scorpio will see 'very best console version of games'
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Xbox Scorpio will see 'very best console version of games'

Chief Phil Spencer reveals that Microsoft's E3 preparations are already underway
25 May 2017
Xbox One S vs Project Scorpio: How do they compare?
Xbox One S and Project Scorpio
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Xbox One S vs Project Scorpio: How do they compare?

Microsoft has a high-performance console on the way, but what does it do that the Xbox can't?
12 May 2017
Call of Duty: WWII announced with new trailer
Call of Duty
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Call of Duty: WWII announced with new trailer

First-person shooter returns to its roots with a 'grittier take' on World War II
27 Apr 2017
Mass Effect: Andromeda – New patch to solve animation flaws
Mass Effect
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Mass Effect: Andromeda – New patch to solve animation flaws

Improved 'facial acting' and 'appearance of eyes' should reach disgruntled players by Thursday
5 Apr 2017
Halo Wars 2: What do the critics think of the RTS sequel?
Halo Wars
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Halo Wars 2: What do the critics think of the RTS sequel?

Sequel to the Halo RTS features a new Blitz mode and six-player online battle – but what do the critics make of it?
23 Feb 2017
Resident Evil 7: 'Terrifying' survival game thrills critics
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Resident Evil 7: 'Terrifying' survival game thrills critics

Shifting the perspective to the first-person makes Biohazard a truly terrifying horror game
24 Jan 2017
Christmas 2016 game deals: Xbox, Playstation and more
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Christmas 2016 game deals: Xbox, Playstation and more

From Battlefield 1 to Forza Horizon 3, here are the top gaming offers in this year's holiday season
23 Dec 2016
Five things this week in tech: Mario, Google and more
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Five things this week in tech: Mario, Google and more

From the launch of Nintendo's first mobile game to the biggest trends of 2016, here are five of this week's top stories
16 Dec 2016
Steep: Reviews and where to find it
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Steep: Reviews and where to find it

Ubisoft combines an Alpine open world with seamless online features, but is it the game fans have been waiting for?
15 Dec 2016
Grand Theft Auto 5 gets free Import/ Export expansion
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Grand Theft Auto 5 gets free Import/ Export expansion

Rockstar Games announces arrival of new download for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC
14 Dec 2016
Xbox One games come to Oculus Rift – see the video
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Xbox One games come to Oculus Rift – see the video

Free streaming app marks Microsoft's first steps into virtual reality gaming
13 Dec 2016
Watch Dogs 2 reviews: What do the experts think?
Watch Dogs 2
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Watch Dogs 2 reviews: What do the experts think?

New hacking abilities and a bustling game world feature in Watch Dogs 2
30 Nov 2016
Final Fantasy XV: Reviews and where to buy it
Final Fantasy
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Final Fantasy XV: Reviews and where to buy it

Series returns after six-year hiatus with a new world and tweaked combat mechanics
30 Nov 2016
Gamescom 2016: FIFA 17, PlayStation VR and more
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Gamescom 2016: FIFA 17, PlayStation VR and more

Europe's biggest games exposition gets underway in Cologne. Here's the big news.
18 Aug 2016
PS4 Neo vs Xbox One Scorpio: How do they compare?
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PS4 Neo vs Xbox One Scorpio: How do they compare?

Sony and Microsoft's powerful new games consoles are on the way, but what will they offer?
21 Jul 2016
Xbox One S: New console launches next month
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Xbox One S: New console launches next month

New console was announced at this year's E3 Expo, but is it worth moving on from the original?
19 Jul 2016