Sony Playstation 3 Super Slim Console Launch Increases UK Sales By 138 Percent

Since the launch of Sony’s latest PlayStation 3 Super Slim console, which it first announced back in the middle of September this year, and first appeared in UK stores on October 12th 2012 retailing between £180 and £200.

New figures released by UKIE and GfK Chart-Track data in the UK have revealed that since the launch of the PS3 Super Slim, Sonys sale of the PS3 have increased by a massive 138 percent last week.

PS3 Super Slim

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SteelSeries Free Bluetooth Mobile Controller And Flux Headset Launch

SteelSeries has today launched a couple of new products to their range in the form of the SteelSeries Free Controller and Flux Headset, which are now available to purchase for $80 and $100 respectively.

Starting with the SteelSeries Free Controller, this has been designed to provide more control for mobile gaming and is equipped with Bluetooth connectivity allowing you to use it with smartphone and tablet games.

SteelSeries Free Controller

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Halo 4 Mantis Trailer Released (video)

Microsoft has today released a new trailer for their upcoming Halo 4 game currently being developed by 343 Industries, which will be the eight instalment in the Halo series.

In the latest one and a half minute trailer we get to see the new mechanised Mantis in action, during a few multiplayer matches providing you with a glimpse of what the Mantis will offer players in Halo 4.

Halo 4 Mantis

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Valve Starts Selling Non-Gaming Titles Via Steam

A little later than originally  expected, Valve has today started selling non-gaming titles from via its Steam network and store. Although currently there are only a very small selection of titles available for Windows PCs.

Valve first announced they would start selling non-gaming titles on their Steam network back in August, and now have implemented their plans, with a selection of graphics and photo editing software packages available to purchase, diversifying the game only selection which has stood since Steam launched.

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PlayStation 3 Super Slim Teardown

The iFxit team of engineers has been busy once again with their screwdriver set and has this week dismantled the new Sony Super Slim PlayStation 3 gaming console.

Revealing the PlayStation 3 Super Slim’s inner workings for all to see and awarding it a respectable 7 out of 10 score for repairability, with 10 being the easiest to repair.

PlayStation 3 Super Slim Teardown

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Microsoft worried about Xbox 720 leaks

We have no idea when Microsoft will be announcing the Xbox 720, but rumors have suggested that it is happening. We may see it at E3 2013. And now it seems that Microsoft might have finally had enough of these leaks. Apparently the company has beefed up security to an “unprecedented level”.
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Fog Of World iOS 6 App Mixes Gaming With Real World Exploration

If you have played a variety of different RPG games you will have probably at some time come across the virtual gaming fog. That excludes unexplored gaming areas from your maps until your gaming characters has ventured into the location to clear the fog, and reveal the location on the map in glorious detail.

Now app developer Ollix has combined both the virtual Fog of World and Apple Maps to create a great real-life game that will help you explore the real world.

Fog Of World

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New Sega Zaxxon Escape Space Shooter Unveiled For iOS and Android (video)

Sega has today announced a new Zaxxon Escape space shooter it has created for both Android an iOS devices, some thirty years after the original Zaxxon space shooter was released.

The new Zaxxon Escape gaming app follows on from the original game by letting players fly out of the fortress that had to fly into in the original. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

New Sega Zaxxon Space Shooter

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Forza Horizon Launch Trailer And Demo Released (video)

A new launch trailer has been released today for the upcoming Forza Horizon an open world racing game, which will be launching later this month, as an exclusive on the Xbox 360.

A new demo for Forza Horizon will also be launching on Xbox Live this month allowing you to put the game through its paces from October 9th. The game is currently being developed by British games developer Playground Games in association with Turn 10 Studios.

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Duo Gamer iOS Game Controller Unveiled (video)

Apple iOS device owners that enjoy playing games, might be interested in a new controller which has been launched and has been specifically designed to be used with Apple iOS devices and gaming apps.

The Duo Gamer controller connects to any iOS device via Bluetooth and comes with and extra stand that allows you to position your iPad for gaming sessions. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Duo Gamer and see it in action.

Duo Gamer

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