It is only a few short weeks until the RePlay events group take the show on the road again to Blackpool. Play Expo Blackpool is something I earmark in my calendar each year and I always aim to attend. Held in the Norcolympia Exhibition Centre, Play Blackpool is jam-packed full of retro gaming goodness and of course ..
It seems to be almost a weekly, if not daily, occurrence that a new piece of hideous cryptoware hits the internet. One such piece called Petya was released into the wild only a short while ago, and was one of the nastier implementations I had seen in a while. Petya imitates a CHKDSK scan, something ..
WhatsApp has taken the huge step forward for user privacy today. A year-long partnership with Open Whisper Systems has resulted in end-to-end encryption being implemented across the app; switched on for all users by default. Encryption has been a part of WhatsApp in some form for a while, but the main change for users now is that ..
Final Fantasy XV has finally been given a release date of September 30th on both the PlayStation 4 and XBOX One.This date was announced during Square-Enix’s live stream, Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV, which was a source of much information about the long-delayed game. What was originally going to be one of the many entries into in the ..
Yes, you read that right. Flappy Bird has been coded in Super Mario World – LIVE! Super Mario World is a game that has a few oddities. Firstly it is possible by performing a sequence of very precise in-game actions to allow you to take full control of the game itself. A number of very talented ..
A short while ago I reviewed the Optoma uDAC3 headphone amp. Today Optoma has released the new and improved uDAC5 (seemingly jumping over number 4?). It retains the minuscule size of the uDAC3 but has improved audio potential, greater power and performance due to its improved new innards. Find out more over at http://www.optomaeurope.com/soundproduct/uDAC5 Press Release: ..
You’ve probably all read about this already but what the hell. A Battle.net forum poster who asked for the “over-the-shoulder” victory pose to be removed from Tracer, citing that it undermines the characters “sillyness” and that it forces Tracer into the role of another “bland female sex symbol” has had their request granted. User Fipps, went on ..
Supporting a charity of your choice, Humble Bundle is back with another Jumbo Bundle of games! Well, at the moment the games list is quite short. But like Humble Bundles of the past, this will increase over the life of the bundle itself. The games listed so far include Oceanhorn, Shadowrun Chronicles and WARMACHINE Tactics ..
Arctic have announced a new stereo headset called the P533. There are two style options, with a Camo option and Sleek Black finish with red highlights (racing). They are both the same otherwise with a sprung boom microphone and a direct volume control on the right earcup. These earcups also feature plenty of padding to ..
In a little under 5 days another speed running marathon will be getting underway (it seems a new one appears each day). The Pre-ESA Speed Running Marathon is scheduled to run over the weekend of the 29th January, it is raising money to improve the actual ESA Speed Running Event in July later this year. ..
Today marks the release of Blade and Soul, an MMO from NCSoft, here in the UK. It’s not really new having been available in the east for a several years but NCSoft have put in the work to give it an English cast of voices and released it into the wild. Blade and Soul is a ..
Marking the 25th anniversary of the NEOGEO, Humble Bundle have managed to pull together a large amount of the SNK classics that made the console what it was. In exclusive debuts on Windows, Mac and Linux. As is normal there are several tiers available dependent on what you pay. It tops out with an anniversary Metal ..