Gaming

Xbox One Bundles (with FIFA 15) now available for pre-order in the UAE

If you were of strong enough constitution to resist the urge to import or (heaven forbid!) grey-market purchase an Xbox One between now and when it originally launched nearly eight months ago then get ready to reap your rewards...



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Soon you’ll be able to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One in the most awkward way possible

Many a gamer cried out in tearful rage at the lack of backwards compatibility for both the Xbox One and PS4, but now it looks like Microsoft will bring last-gen gaming to the table. Eventually. The news comes straight from t...



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Is Microsoft’s Xbox Live service about to launch on iOS and Android?

Microsoft is reportedly working on bringing its Xbox Live service to iOS and Android devices. According to The Verge’s unnamed sources, Microsoft is planning on infiltrating iOS and Android smartphones and tablets in a bi...



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Thanks to Grand Theft Auto, this is Flappy Bird like you’ve never seen it before

It’s the gaming crossover nobody wanted, nobody asked for and nobody in their right mind will play: Flappy Bird meets Grand Theft Auto. Flappy Bird may be gone (at least officially) but the Grand Theft Auto franchise has neve...



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Microsoft working on Kinect Shades: it’s very own Oculus Rift

Microsoft is reportedly working on its very own headset to rival the Oculus Rift and Sony’s Project Morpheus. Unlike its rivals however, Microsoft’s offering is expected to make use of augmented reality as oppose...



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5 of the most graphically impressive games ever

There are some hugely talented artists in video game design, from concept painters to level designers to the people who record the “hghhurrgh” noises your enemies make when you shoot their spleen off. Here are five ...



Five of the best climbing games ever

Every person has, at some point in their life, looked at a tall thing and thought, “I wonder if I could climb that.” Swiftly followed by a visit to A&E. Not to worry, though; these games let you scale the height...



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Five of the best mobile games

The emergence of the smartphone has brought gaming to a whole new audience. No longer are we tied to the console or the computer when we want a fix of our favourite games; instead, they’re within arm’s reach at all ...



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10 of the best shooters ever

We love clever games, games that do something new, games that tell a story, games that make us play in different ways. But you know what else we like? Guns. Lots of guns. Because after a hard day’s work, nothing beats the...



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Five of the weirdest games ever

Shooters. Drivers. Beat ‘em ups. They’re great and all, but sometimes it’s nice to try something a little different. One day you might wonder what it’s like to be a goat for example. It’s a perfect...



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10 of the best games for drivin’

From petrol heads to speed freaks, there’s nothing quite like racing around a track at break-neck speeds, overtaking your enemies and clinching victory in the dying seconds of the final lap. Or you could just run tonnes o...



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MInecraft movie in the works

Minecraft: The Movie is coming to a cinema near you. The Lego Movie is ruling the box office at the moment, so it’s no surprise that Hollywood’s frantically rummaging around in the toy box for other construction toy...



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Here’s one bird-based game that won’t disappear from the app store

Flappy Bird may have awkwardly flown off to the great aviary in the sky, but one mobile game franchise based on our feathered friends is still going strong: Angry Birds. We don’t know anyone who still plays Rovio’s cash cow...



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Here’s five of our favourite indie games

Mainstream games have cinematic budgets – but like blockbuster films, they can tend to reach for the lowest common denominator. After slogging through endless FPS slaughterfests in which you play a musclebound space marine, ...





 
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