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  • 10 little details in Zelda: Breath of the Wild you may not have noticed

    I really really really like all we've seen of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild so far. The latest title in the mega-popular franchise takes Link to a brave new open world, delivering a ton to see and do. We already covered ten things you should know about the game, but Nintendo's E3 2016 coverage also showed off a few cool details you may have missed out on. There's a sound/stealth meter We already told you that the game had improved stealth mechanics, but did you know that there's a sound meter of sorts? Yep, this meter can be found to the left of your minimap,...

  • E3 2016 is torn a new one by this hilarious, scathing video review

    Perhaps we're bucking the trend a bit, but we quite liked E3 2016. Apart from EA's conference, the others were laden with gameplay footage from some great looking games. Horizon Zero Dawn, Dishonored 2, Steep, and the new Legend of Zelda were just four from a great few, but not everyone feels this way. YouTuber Kilian Experience is one of them. Slating this year's E3 as "shit", he runs through each conference and highlights the underlying hilarity of each. "Another Year another E3," he notes on his video description. "I thought E3 2016 was bad. Not a lot of new games...

  • Remix Mini Android PC relaunches in SA, but what about tablet?

    It was briefly available via Takealot earlier this year, but Jide's Remix Mini Android computer is now officially coming to South Africa thanks to Pinnacle. The Chinese firm's tiny Android box is branded as a PC, in no small part due to its Remix OS. The Android Lollipop-based OS is heavily inspired by Windows, offering a taskbar, resizeable windows, a start menu of sorts, full keyboard/mouse support and minimise/maximise options for apps. When and where can you get your hands on one though? "The first Remix Mini stock lands during July and will be available through Pinnacle's reseller channels and at all Makro stores...

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer roundup: BB-8 cuteness warning [updated]

    Update: added more trailers. Ever since the initial announcement of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in March, developer Traveller's Tales and publisher WB Games have released a slew of trailers for the title. We've decided to collect all of those in one place for your viewing pleasure. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens encompasses the whole of the Star Wars movie by the same name, and a little more. These additional missions add backstory to some of the events you did and didn't wonder about. Related: Graham chats about LEGO Star Wars on SABC’s Expresso Show The game will contain voice...

  • Fire Emblem Fates review: three amazing tales of warfare

    The latest entry in the Fire Emblem series gives gamers three separate and individual story lines. It's a technique we don't see very often in this day and age of first-person and open-world games. But does this latest entry manage to pull off three story lines in an exciting and enjoyable way? Fire Emblem Fates thrusts you into a fantasy world that's divided by warring nations. Your character -- whom you can customise by way of gender, name, and other features -- is born of nobility and kidnapped after birth. Two warring factions consider your character to be part of your...

  • Overwatch review: if Pixar made a first-person shooter…

    Overwatch is an enigma wrapped in a MOBA, wrapped in a Pixar movie, and further wrapped in a first-person shooter (FPS). The easiest way to explain is it is a competitive online multiplayer shooter, but don't dare compare it to the multitude of war-time games out there. Instead, it's a product that's trying to stand out from the crowd. Taking on Blizzard's standalone series signature, Overwatch is a futuristic title starring a multitude of characters from the (highly-requested on PornHub) time shifter, to the I-hate-that-guy self-healing robot that turns into a turret and a tank, to a large and intelligent ape....

  • PlayStation 4 Neo vs Xbox Project Scorpio: which is more powerful?

    It's no secret that the current PlayStation 4 enjoys a notable performance advantage over the Xbox One, but Microsoft is looking to hit back with its Xbox Project Scorpio. The new console, announced at E3 2016, is due for a 2017 release and Microsoft claims it will be the most powerful console available at launch. The company also revealed that the Scorpio would have an octa-core processor, 320GB/s of memory bandwidth and graphics hardware that tops out at six-teraflops of power. By comparison, leaked PlayStation 4 Neo specs peg the upcoming Sony console with an upclocked octa-core processor, 176GB/s of memory bandwidth...

  • The real ‘flagship killer’? What do reviewers think of the OnePlus 3?

    The latest flagship in the rather popular OnePlus range seems to live up to previous handsets, based on the specifications alone. There's a 5.5-inch full HD display, a Snapdragon 820 processor, a whopping 6GB of RAM (although the phone aggressively manages RAM by default) and a 16MP/8MP camera pairing. Otherwise, a 3000mAh battery, USB Type-C and quick charging round out the device. What are reviewers saying about the phone though? Especially in light of the good but not great OnePlus 2 reviews? Are there display woes? Brandon Chester of Anandtech praised the design, camera and performance, but added that the screen was easily the...

  • Nostalgia, vikings and facial hair: what I loved about E3 2016

    Once again we have been treated to another E3, and as always it feels even more spectacular than the one before. But each year brings with it its own special moments and 2016 was no exception. In this list I will be going through some of my favourite moments of this year. For those who aren’t familiar with the expo, here’s a brief description for some context. E3, formally known as the Electronic Entertainment Expo, is a colossal annual video game expo held in Los Angeles and hosted by the ESA (Entertainment Software Association). What sets it apart from other well-known...

  • In defence of the Xbox One S: the console you’ll be buying anyway

    Since Microsoft's E3 2016 announcement of the Xbox One S and Project Scorpio, there has been some confusion around these two devices. There are many who think the tech giant is (stupidly) killing their own console sales. The reality is, it's not true. Not even close. Project Scorpio -- or whatever it'll be called in the coming months -- will be launched at the end of 2017. It's said to contain an octa-core CPU, six-teraflops of GPU horsepower, 12GB of RAM, and the ability to game at 4K resolution. It's clear that this is Microsoft's push towards a VR-enabled (or more...