NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE Up For Pre-order

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NVIDIA has announced that the NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE is available to pre-order from today, the WiFi version of the tablet launched back in July.

The NVIDIA Shield Tablet LTE is available to pre-order for $399, it share similar specifications to the original tablet, although it comes with 4G LTE and 32GB of built in storage, the WiFi version features 16GB of storage.

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New Grand Theft Auto V Trailer “A Picket Fence and a Dog Named Skip” (video)

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Earlier this month Rockstar Games the developers behind the hugely popular Grand Theft Auto games announced that the latest in the series GTA 5 will be launching on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 18th 2014

Together with a PC version of GTA 5 that will be available to purchase early next year on January 27th 2015. Check out the latest weird and wonderful sights trailer for the city of Los Santos.

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Divinity Original Sin Update Adds Two New Characters (video)

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Those of you that are enjoying the new Divinity Original Sin game which was successfully funded to the tune of $944,000 by the Kickstarter crowd funding community and launched by the Larian Studios development studio to excellent reviews.

Have today announced the first free major update for the Divinity Original Sin game since the games launch, which brings with it the addition of two new companions for players to enjoy battling and exploring with. Check out the video after the jump to learn more.

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Heli Hell App lets You Destroy Enemies from the Air

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Android gamers have a new app that reminds me a lot of some of the video games I grew up with in the 80s; the new game is called Heli Hell. The app puts you behind the controls of four different helicopters as you strafe and blow up enemy vehicles. One of the coolest things about the game is that the weapons are upgradable on the helicopters.

You will get to upgrade 16 different weapons including mini guns, rockets, and cannons. During the game players will fight over 30 different enemy forces and battle large bosses. Like the games from the 80’s, you will need to destroy the bosses to move on to the next level. The graphics on Android devices are much better than any games from the 80s.

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Notch’s Thoughts On Leaving Mojang After Microsoft Purchase Minecraft For $2.5 Billion

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Following on from the confirmation this morning that Microsoft will be purchasing Mojang the company behind the hugely popular Minecraft game, for $2.5 billion.

The original creator of Minecraft Markus “Notch” Persson has published a statement over on his personal website explaining his thoughts about the acquisition by Microsoft and why he will be leaving the Mojang as part of the acquisition deal.

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New FarCry 4 Trailer Offers An Insight Into Elephants (video)

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Gamers looking forward to the highly anticipated launch of the new Far Cry 4 game which is set to officially launch on November 18th 2014 Far Cry 4 are sure to enjoy this latest trailer revealing some of the features, strengths and characteristics of the elephants you will encounter in Kyrat.

Far Cry 4 will be available to play on PC and both next-generation PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles as well as the older Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Check out the latest trailer from Ubisoft after the jump.

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Microsoft says that Minecraft will teach kids about science and technology

minecraftbuyMicrosoft has officially announced that they will be acquiring Mojang for $2.5 billion. This also means that Microsoft will get access to Mojang’s games as well, like Minecraft for instance. Minecraft alone should help Microsoft make a lot of money, but maybe there is more to it than just money.

According to GeekWire, Microsoft’s reasons for purchasing Mojang and Minecraft is to help kids learn more about science and technology. I’m sure that’s not the only reason, but it’s a good one. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella says, “If you talk about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education, the best way to introduce anyone to STEM or get their curiosity going on, it’s Minecraft”
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Elite Dangerous Mercenary Special Edition And Price Unveiled (video)

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After being funded by a successful Kickstarter crowd funding campaign which raised more than $2.6 million for the developers of the new Elite Dangerous game which is under development for both PC and Mac systems and expected to launch before the end of 2014.

Its developers have this week announced a new Elite Dangerous special edition in the form of the Mercenary Edition that features exclusive digital content.

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Latest Styx Master of Shadows Trailer Reveals Clone Creation (video)

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Cyanide Studio has this week released a new trailer for its upcoming Styx Master of Shadows game that is currently in development and is available to pre-order over on the Steam Games Network offering a 20 percent discount to early adopters.

Styx Master of Shadows will be officially launching next month and will be available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Watch the video after the jump to see the new highly anticipated Styx clone creation system in action that allows you to barf up help when required.

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XBookOne $1,495 Xbox One Laptop System Created By Eddie Zarick (video)

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Gamers looking for a portable Xbox One laptop complete with its own 22 inch 1080p HD screen, are sure to enjoy this new creation by Eddie Zarick called the XBookOne.

Which combine both an Xbox One next-generation games console together with a 22 inch screen creating the ultimate portable Xbox One laptop system, which is power by the mains. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about the new creation.

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Twitch Chat Malware is Targeting Steam Users via Fake Raffle Invites

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Twitch is a popular platform that gamers use to stream and watch live game play with some popular video games. A security firm called F-Secure has announced that a new malware specifically targeting Steam users is making the rounds via Twitch Chat. The malware is tricking gamers into clicking links that lead to malicious content by claiming that gamers can win prizes in a raffle.

The raffle promises prizes like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive items. When that link is clicked, gamers typically see a Java program that asks for basic information, a congratulations message, and a malicious Windows binary file is installed that tries to steal Steam wallet credentials. The malware is being called “Eskimo” by F-Secure.

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Super Smash Bros Wii U can be played via your 3DS

smashbroswiiuNormally the Nintendo Wii U does not support remote play with the Nintendo 3DS in the same way that the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Sony PlayStation Vita work together, but it is possible. And according to a Gamespot report, the upcoming Nintendo 3DS version of Super Smash Bros. will have a menu which allows the device to function as a controller whenever you play the Wii U version of the game. That should be pretty cool right? And it would help sales of both consoles.

If this information is accurate and Nintendo actually allows this to happen, the chances are good that you will also be able to perform a character progress transfer from the Nintendo 3DS handheld over to the Wii U. So, let’s hope that this info is on the money.
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