European Speedrunner Assembly 2016

European Speedrunner Assembly 2016

Benefitting Save the Children ESA is an annual speed running marathon taking place in Växjö Sweden. This year it celebrates its fifth anniversary and boasts some of the best speed runners from Europe and the rest of the world. The European Speedrunner Assembly is the largest gathering of speed runners outside of the United States. It boasts ..

Valve wades into the skin gambling site furore

Valve wades into the skin gambling site furore

Valve have released a statement about the recent furore caused by a certain gambling site and its shadow owners. As you could expect they have come out against the sites offering such services, quoting that utilising Steam OpenID API’s to offer such a service is against the user agreements. They go on to say that they are shortly ..

Summer Games Done Quick roars to an impressive total

Summer Games Done Quick roars to an impressive total

Well another amazing Summer Games Done Quick has been and gone this past week. Culminating in a massive $1.2M being raised for Doctors Without Borders. The first time the event has raised more than the larger Awesome Games Done Quick held earlier in the year. The event itself was yet another impressive showcase of speed-running tech ..

Kickstarter Corner – Mionix Naos QG

Kickstarter Corner – Mionix Naos QG

Over a year ago now, I jumped in and joined the Mionix Naos QG Kickstarter and much like other Kickstarter campaigns. It has been a long and tumultuous time these past 12 months with the small amount of updates from Mionix causing a lot of uncertainty among backers. It was the first Kickstarter I backed, popping ..

Final Fantasy XII is getting a HD remaster

Final Fantasy XII is getting a HD remaster

It joins the long list of Square-Enix titles of old hitting current gen hardware. Dubbed “The Zodiac Age” it is announced as a PlayStation 4 only title and set to be released next year – I expect that a PC release will follow shortly after the PS4 release but until they announce it PS4 is all we ..

Samsung producing first 512GB NVMe SSD in a single BGA package

Samsung producing first 512GB NVMe SSD in a single BGA package

Samsung have begun producing a better SSD BGA Package. Announced only today, they have shown a single BGA chip which has all the needed SSD components. A chip that measures only 20mm x 16mm.  Aimed squarely at making the choice of including an SSD in a device more flexible, they have managed to compress 18 ..

North American Speedrunner Assembly (NASA) Marathon 2016 (19th-23rd May)

North American Speedrunner Assembly (NASA) Marathon 2016 (19th-23rd May)

The inaugural NASA speedrunning event begins tomorrow. And I can already here you saying, another speedrunning marathon? This one is slightly different in its raison d’être, it is being run simply to showcase speedrunners, their talent and the tech in the games that are being played. Naegleria, the person behind the event is also attempting to be ..

Civilization VI !

Civilization VI !

  25 years on, who would have thought that Civilization would still be something getting new releases. 2K and Firaxis Games are celebrating the 25th anniversary of this legendary series with another installment Civilization VI is set to launch later this year on the 21st of October. The new installment will set to build on ..

Optoma BE6i Bluetooth headphones unveiled

Optoma BE6i Bluetooth headphones unveiled

A short while ago DavePlays.co.uk reviewed the very awesome NuForce NE800M in-ear headphones. Today, they have unveiled the NuForce BE6i wireless Bluetooth in-ear headphones for those that require something a bit less restrictive. They are IPX5 certified which means that they should be able to handle all but the worst conditions. They look like a ..

123-Reg deletes VPS data..

123-Reg deletes VPS data..

It’s not quite the hoax that other sites reported on a few days ago, but it seems that things went a bit wrong over the weekend for 123-Reg. As The Register calls it, a true TITSUP (Total Inability To Support Usual Performance) error has taken a number of 123-Reg’s VPS (Virtual Private Server) customers offline. ..

Humble telltale games bundle – Get your point and click itch fixed

Humble telltale games bundle – Get your point and click itch fixed

Before I start, I must mention again the SteamLibrary checker for Chrome. It helps you avoid purchasing a bundle where you already own most of the games. Anyway, telltale games have a Humble Bundle on the go at the moment, and for those of us that like the resurgence of point and click puzzlers it will contain ..

Two weeks left until Play Blackpool

Two weeks left until Play Blackpool

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 ..