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Sony & Fnatic co-develop INZONE Buds for an immersive gaming experience
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Sony partners with renowned esports team, Fnatic, to launch INZONE Buds, wireless gaming earbuds with 12-hour battery life and AI-assisted mic technology, providing an unrivalled immersive audio experience.
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Seagate unveils fastest SSD for PS5 for enhanced gaming experience
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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Seagate introduces its fastest SSD, the Game Drive PS5 NVMe, promising enhanced gaming performance for PS5 users.
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Game review: Street Fighter 6 (PS5 and Xbox Series X)
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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The ‘World Tour’is arguably the biggest and best single-player offering in any fighting game I have played recently.
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Game review: Star Wars Jedi: Survivor PC/Xbox Series X|S
Mon, 22nd May 2023
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The sequel to the critically acclaimed Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is finally here, I played it and here are my thoughts.
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Game review: Lego 2K Drive (Xbox Series X)
Thu, 18th May 2023
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Lego 2K Drive is a fun alternative to Forza Horizon, featuring an open-world racing game with the playable ability of Lego bricks. Verdict: 8.5/10.
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Theme park simulator Park Beyond opens its gates in June
Wed, 29th Mar 2023
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Bandai Namco Europe and Limbic Entertainment have announced that Park Beyond will be released on 16th June, with pre-orders now available.
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Hands-on review: The A500 Mini Retro Gaming Console
Mon, 2nd May 2022
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Retro Games has launched the A500 Mini Retro Gaming Console, a tiny homage to the original Commodore Amiga 500, complete with classic games.
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Game review: Subnautica - Below Zero (PS4/PS5)
Thu, 24th Jun 2021
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It’s time for console gamers to return to Planet 4546B, this time to explore the frozen water of its arctic region.
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Game review: Godfall (PS5)
Fri, 27th Nov 2020
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'Godfall' on the PS5 is the best looking next-gen game so far, with glossy graphics and buttery smooth gameplay, according to a reviewer.
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The devices that are changing the streaming game in time for Christmas
Tue, 24th Nov 2020
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AVerMedia offers a range of streaming equipment, from game capture devices to microphones and webcams, perfect for both beginner and veteran streamers.
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Game review - Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Mon, 16th Nov 2020
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Graphically, this game looks good for a PS5 launch title. Not only are the levels very colourful, but the game runs smoothly at 4K and 60fps.
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Hands-on review: The Sony PlayStation 5 console
Thu, 12th Nov 2020
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Despite its hefty price tag and large size, the PlayStation 5 offers stunning graphics and a new immersive controller.
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Game review: Astro’s Playroom (PS5)
Thu, 12th Nov 2020
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PS5 buyers will get a free game called Astro's Playroom, a vibrant platformer that showcases the full potential of the new DualSense controller.
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Hands-on review: The Xbox Series X console
Fri, 6th Nov 2020
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The hardware is advertised to be the most powerful console ever released. Does this bold statement hold true so far?.
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Revealed: We unbox the PlayStation 5
Wed, 4th Nov 2020
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While you will still have to wait for any hardware or software reviews, what we can show you this week is the unboxing of the PS5.
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Xbox Series X unboxing
Fri, 30th Oct 2020
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Whilst I still can’t tell you much about Microsoft’s new console, I can show you what the box looks like and what is inside.
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Hands-on preview with the PlayStation 5 console
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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We weren’t allowed to see the back of the console, although it still looks very stylish if you can fit it inside your TV cabinets or tables.
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PlayStation 5 New Zealand release date and price announced
Thu, 17th Sep 2020
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Sony announces official release date and price for PlayStation 5 console in New Zealand. Available from November 12th, 2020.
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Epic Games now worth $17 billion after new round of investment
Mon, 10th Aug 2020
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One particularly large chunk of the funding came from Sony, in the form of a $250 million strategic investment, which the company announced last month.
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Almost 40% of the Earth's population will be gamers by 2023
Mon, 29th Jun 2020
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Gaming industry to reach $200bn worldwide by 2023, with 38% of the global population being gamers, according to Newzoo. Mobile gaming dominates.
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PlayStation 5 hardware and exclusive games revealed
Fri, 12th Jun 2020
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Sony unveils chic PS5, teases Spider-Man: Miles Morales & more games. No price yet, out late 2020.
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Alienware gets an overhaul with updated range
Thu, 14th May 2020
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New laptops from portable-first to heavy-duty gaming, a new pre-built desktop that includes liquid-cooled graphics, and a new monitor sneak-peek.
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Thriving in lockdown: Video game market to hit US$160 billion this year
Tue, 12th May 2020
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The video gaming industry will see a yea-on-year growth in revenue of 9.3 overall - primarily due to lockdown restrictions keeping people isolated and bored.
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COVID-19: Video game industry doing well, but all is not rosy for consoles
Tue, 21st Apr 2020
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COVID-19 hits gaming: Delays & losses loom, despite play spikes.