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Nintendo Announces Free Update for IRONFALL Invasion

A free update for the popular 3Ds game IRONFALL Invasion has been released on the Nintendo eShop today. With over 300,000 players world-wide, the developers of IRONFALL Invasion, VD-DEV, have been listening to player feedback and introduced a range of new features and enhancements. Ranging from new control based settings to a new free-for-all multiplayer game mode, there is sure to be more than a few things in the latest update to keep the games many fans happy. Only just released…

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Rise of the Professional Gamer

Who would have thought that playing video games could earn you a share of $1Million over a weekend? Thats exactly what a lucky group of gamers did as part of the Major League Gaming (MLG) 2015 Call of Duty Championship. 32 teams went head-to-head over three days playing Advanced Warfare in downtown Los Angeles. The winning team taking home a massive $400,000. But its not just the big dollars available, the MLG site lists tournaments anyone join with prize money ranging from…

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Mercedes-Benz to Enter Pickup Market

Mercedes-Benz announced today their intention to enter the mid-size (one-tonne) pickup market. “We see opportunities to enter this market as the first premium brand,”  Volker Mornhinweg, head of Mercedes-Benz Vans said, but failed to go into much more detail about the truck. They are planning to launch their “rough luxury” utility in multiple countries across Europe and South America, as well as South Africa and Australia. Curiously, Mornhinweg has so far been coy on details of a US launch. There have previously been rumours that Audi…

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Beware the Curse of April 1st.

As a general rule, you shouldn’t get your news from Facebook. But there is one time of the year where this rule rings especially true, and that is April Fool’s day. From April 1st news sites across the globe will be peppering their feeds with half-truths and bald faced lies. And while traditionally the usual pranks that accompany the most mischievous of days on our calendar end at 12pm, the very nature of internet news means that we will be…

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Car of the Week: Saleen S302 Black Label

What’s better than a 2015 Mustang? A 730HP Saleen 302 Black Label. With over 30 years of experience in both racing and manufacturing vehicles, and a history of building some of the best Mustangs available on the road, it was only a matter of time before Saleen built a Mustang as comprehensive and technologically advanced as the 2015 302 Black Label. “Since I started building cars in 1984 my goal has always been to go above and beyond where anybody…

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The Truth is (Still) Out There. THE X-FILES Returning to TV.

THE X-FILES will be making a come back to a TV near you. After a 13 year absence, FOX says that it has ordered a six-episode event series which will be helmed by creator/executive producer Chris Carter with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson re-inhabiting their roles as iconic FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. This may sound like good news to most X-FILES fines, but anyone who hasn’t blocked out the memory of the X-Files movies would be…

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5 Apple Watch Alternatives.

Looking for a smart watch but just can’t seem to bring yourself over to the Apple camp; because you don’t want to be part of that crowd; because you don’t want to conform; because, well, just because there are alternatives and why not explore them, right? Luckily there are still plenty of choices, but lets take a look at the baseline first. The Apple Watch Sport. Apple Watch Sport Model: Apple Watch: Sport Maker: Apple Price: $349 OS: Watch OS…

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Nintendo Coming to a Mobile Near You.

Last week Nintendo announced ints intention to enter the mobile gaming market by partnering with mobile gaming development house DeNA. Essentially Nintendo will be opening up its intellectual property war-chest and leverage off DeNA’s world-class expertise in mobile games. Together, both companies will develop and operate new game apps based on Nintendo’s IP, including its iconic game characters, for smart devices. The alliance is intended to complement Nintendo’s dedicated video game systems business and extend Nintendo’s reach into the vast market of smart device users worldwide. Its a…

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Apple’s new data centres to warm local communities.

Back in February, Apple announced a plan to build and operate two data centres in Europe. The facilities, located in County Galway, Ireland, and Denmark’s central Jutland, will be used to power Apple’s online services including the App Store, Maps and Siri – specifically for European customers. But the most interesting thing about the announcement wasn’t the €1.7 billion price tag, and it wasn’t that Apple stated that each of the data centres will be powered by 100% renewable energy, it was that they will…

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Play Wolfenstein 3D Online, Now!

To celebrate 20 years of Wolfenstein, id Software has released a version of Wolfenstein 3D that you can play directly in your browser. Be prepared to loose all productivity for the rest of the day (and possibly weekend.) Kick back at your desk and enjoy as the nostalgia begins to flow; you are going to set the difficulty to “I am Death Incarnate” – partly because you actually believe you were that good once upon a tim, and partly because your…

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