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  • Capcom Humble Bundle includes excellent titles for PlayStation

    The company that refuses to give fans another Mega Man Legends game, Capcom, is the focus of the latest Humble Bundle. Not only are all of the titles from the big C, but are compatible with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 as well. Yes, after the successful Nintendo Humble Bundles, there's finally a PlayStation one as well. The Humble Capcom PlayStation Bundle includes the likes of Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix, Reisdent Evil HD, Remember Me, and the Devil May Cry HD collection. In order to get your (digital) hands on these games, you'll need select one of the following...

  • FNB ConeXis is South Africa’s latest smartphone range

    First National Bank (FNB) is no stranger to selling smartphones, but its own branded phones? The bank has just announced the ConeXis A1 (below) and X1 (featured) phones, being manufactured by ZTE but "powered" (or rather, customised) by the bank. The devices even come with logos on the back of the device as well as garish FNB boot screens. Other examples of customisation include a preinstalled FNB banking app (duh) in place of the app drawer, the four main dock icons being customised to FNB blue (or whatever the colour is), as well as preloaded video content on each device. FNB ConeXis features As for the models,...

  • Confirmed: PlayStation Plus US price increases will not affect South Africa

    Update: 23 August, 2.55pm: Great news, SA! PlayStation South Africa has confirmed in a follow up tweet that the PlayStation Plus price spikes that will affect the US and Canada will not affect South African users. @AndyWalkerSA Hi Andy, good news, we have received confirmation that the price increases will not affect SA's prices. — PlayStation_SA (@PlayStation_SA) August 23, 2016 Update, 23 August, 12.20pm: According to a tweet, PlayStation South Africa is "awaiting feedback" on how the North American price increases will affect South Africa. @AndyWalkerSA Hi Andy, we are currently awaiting feedback on this. — PlayStation_SA (@PlayStation_SA) August 23, 2016 Original article: We've already...

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided review round-up: augmented or augward?

    The latest game in the Deus Ex series has finally been released, almost five years after Human Revolution first came out. Of course, the third game in the series received plenty of positive reviews, but does the follow-up make for a worthy title? Well, the reviews seem to think so... Tackle things in your own way The Deus Ex franchise has made a name for itself thanks to the free-form nature of missions, and Ars Technica's Sam Machnovech found the fourth title to be no different (saying that people should "buy the heck out of the game"). "Missions feed into each other in organic ways,...

  • Android Nougat spreads its sweet love to Nexus devices

    We've waited a long time for the latest version of Android to launch (no, the developer previews don't count), but Android Nougat is now rolling out to Nexus devices. Google confirmed the news on its Android blog, saying that the update would be launching on the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G Android One handset. In other words, Nexus 5 owners are out of luck -- at least in an official capacity. "And there are many tasty devices coming from our partners running Android Nougat, including the upcoming LG V20 which will...

  • Inside, The Witness & more: Pippa’s 8 best indie games of 2016 (so far)

    We know all about the big titles, with marketing material splashed all over our screens, magazines and billboards. But what about the hidden gems? The indie titles with smaller budgets but just as much heart (sometimes more). Have a look at the list to the best indie games of the year so far. The Witness The Witness comes from Braid developer Jonathan Blow (which means you know it’s going to be mind-bendingly challenging). It’s a first-person puzzle adventure game, in which you explore an unnamed island. You also uncover mazes which you must solve in order to continue and unlock subsequent puzzles,...

  • Titanfall 2 Tech Test debuts with mixed reactions

    The problem game developers face with any sequel is doing its predecessor justice. Often sequels pale in comparison and that seems to be the case, at least initially, with Titanfall 2. The sequel to Respawn and EA's Microsoft console exclusive Titanfall, Titanfall 2 will also arrive on PlayStation 4. But while that's a great thing for Sony stalwarts, judging by the game's early reception, it might be one of the only good takeaways for now, at least according to gamers' reactions. Respawn and EA have this weekend allowed users to play the game online in a "tech test", which is practically...

  • Sony Xperia X review: it has the bark, but desperately lacks the bite

    The Sony Xperia X is in a rather confusing place right now. It wasn't immediately clear at launch whether it's a new Sony smartphone flagship or if it complements the long-running Sony Xperia Z lineup. If one thing is clear though, it's that Sony's phone has a high-end price and pseudo-flagship features. What are you getting for the price? The spec sheet doesn't tell the whole story, but it does give you a pretty good idea of what you're getting though. In terms of pure horsepower, you've got a fast but not top-flight Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor and 3GB of RAM. So straight away, it's...

  • The PS4 Slim has seemingly leaked on Gumtree, Twitter

    A new listing appeared on Gumtree UK over the weekend, claiming to be the PlayStation 4 Slim. The ad, which has since been removed but is still accessible via Google cache, shows the box, as well as the new design on the front of the box. According to the seller, the console is a brand new 500GB model that's not in stores yet. As for a price, the seller wanted £295 but was willing to trade for a Macbook, iMac, iPhone 6S/6S Plus or Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. So just how real is it? Well, Twitter user shortmaneighty2 has managed to apparently snag a console,...

  • F1 2016 review round-up: the best F1 game in years?

    Last year's F1 2015 was the first Formula One title on current-generation consoles, offering a rather fantastic racing model and lovely visuals. Unfortunately, the game suffered from a lack of content, such as a proper career mode and game modes in general. Does F1 2016 deliver on this front though? Here's what the reviews are saying... The career mode gets some love Eurogamer's Martin Robinson gave the game a "recommended" badge, citing the title's ability to make all career sessions feel "meaningful". "The programmes themselves are mini-games that don't feel out of place amidst F1 2016's quest for realism. Simulate a qualifying run by hitting a...