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Microsoft Xbox One X vs Sony PlayStation 4 Pro: Which is best?

No, it’s not yet time for the PlayStation 5 or the Xbox… Two? However, Sony and Microsoft aren’t content to let their four-year-old consoles linger as gaming PCs get cheaper and more powerful. Last year’s Xbox One S added 4K media support and upscaling for games, but it’s the brand new Xbox One X that truly elevates the gaming experience. With a huge processing boost within...[Read More]

Starcraft 2 is going free-to-play (Ts&Cs apply)

If you have been, for some unfathomable reason, waiting to get your hands on Starcraft 2, first of all… what the heck have you been waiting for? And second of all, here’s your chance. Blizzard is going to be taking Starcraft 2 over to a free-to-play model from 14 November 2017, meaning that players are going to have greater access to the real-time strategy title than they did with the ...[Read More]

The first 8 enhanced games to play in 4K on the Xbox One X

Microsoft has developed the most powerful games console in existence, and you can buy it now if you’re in a launch country. South Africa being SA, we’ve got a little wait ahead but it will be here before year’s end. Will it be worth the wait? Yes, because it’s still an Xbox One at heart, and it’ll work with the same games and peripherals as the original Xbox One and l...[Read More]

Games Watch: the 5 best new games coming out in November 2017

Between button-mashing and VR stick-waving, it’s all too easy to miss some magnificent game releases. Not anymore, though. See, we’re always on the hunt for the next game to steal months of our lives – and the last thing we want is to miss it because we’re too busy playing the last one. So, with that in mind, here’s a compendium of the five most scintillating new rele...[Read More]

These are the games you can play for free on PlayStation Plus in November 2017

The subscription might cost you an annual sum but it’s considerably cheaper than buying each and every free title you get from Sony’s PlayStation Plus service, something that the November 2017 offering can attest to. Whether you’re keen on lobbing rockets at cocky invertebrates or revelling some gratis jump-scares, Sony’s November roster has you covered with gaming goodness...[Read More]

The 8 biggest PS4 game trailers from Paris Games Week

Did you know that there’s a big video game expo going on right now? It’s not E3, Gamescom, or even the PlayStation Experience, but Sony just unleashed a heap of killer new game trailers at Paris Games Week. If you’re looking for a fresh glimpse at some of the massive PlayStation 4 games on the horizon, including The Last of Us Part II, Spider-Man, and the Shadow of the Colossus r...[Read More]

The first 12 things you should do with your iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 are Apple’s most lavish iPhones yet, and along with iOS 11 make for a serious chunk of power in your palm. However, some of the really good stuff isn’t always easy to find – especially if you’re coming from an older version of iOS or (shudder) an Android phone. Here’s our guide, then, to a dozen things you really need to do, when getting your shiny new Ap...[Read More]

Mario’s greatest outing, Super Mario Odyssey, is available now

Join Mario on a massive, globe-trotting 3D adventure and use his incredible new abilities to collect Moons so you can power up your airship, the Odyssey, and rescue Princess Peach from Bowser’s wedding plans! This 3D Mario adventure is packed with secrets and surprises, and with Mario’s new moves like Cap Throw, Cap Jump, and Capture, you’ll have fun and exciting gameplay experiences unlike anythi...[Read More]

These are the games you can play for free on Xbox Live Gold this November

We’re just about to hit November, where stores start turning ever more festive but leave it to Xbox Live to give you a few gifts a little early. Provided you have an Xbox Live Gold account, that is. If you are one of those who has paid their monthly (or, more cheaply, annual) dues to the Microsoft monolith, then here’s what you can expect to score for nothing from 1 November. And if yo...[Read More]

PS4 Halloween Sale: score some scary-good deals this week

It’s the perfect time of year to scare yourself stupid by playing some brilliant horror games – and now you won’t have to spend scary cash to do so. Sony has been running a huge Halloween-themed sale filled with dozens upon dozens of PlayStation 4 games (not to mention a heap of PS3 favourites), and they range from recent blockbusters to immersive VR terrors and some enduringly frighte...[Read More]

Samsung DeX update will let you run Linux as a desktop using your phone

Some people always have to do things the hard way and we call those people Linux users. And Samsung hasn’t forgotten about them, as the South Korean company has shown in a pending update to the DeX dock for Galaxy flagship phones. If you haven’t guessed by now, Samsung has introduced Linux for DeX, allowing users to use the complicated operating system using their smartphones. Called L...[Read More]

Your Nintendo Switch just got smarter

Nintendo’s Switch has always been a good console, all the way back to launch day, but it wasn’t perfect. It still isn’t, truth be told, but it has managed to get a little better than it was. A new system update has brought along features that have been missing from the Switch, notably the ability to record video and transfer save files. The save-file transfer feature was a no-bra...[Read More]

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