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  • Quantum Break gets new patch to fix numerous bugs

    Tech giant Microsoft and developer Remedy Entertainment have released a new patch for Quantum Break on Xbox One. This should fix a few critical issues that have been reported by users. These errors ranged from issues with NPCs to missing cinematics and even subtitles not working correctly. Full list of fixes and updates for specific acts: Act 1 Part 1: Fixed a rare instance of taxi being missing from the intro cinematic Act 1 Part 2: Fixed assets disappearing if players backtrack Act 1 Part 2: Fixed an issue where players could not kill the guard in the parking lot Act 1...

  • Latest Humble Bundle includes excellent selection of Nintendo Wii U, 3DS games

    The latest Humble Bundle package includes a range of games for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS consoles. To answer the inevitable question: Yes, these will work in South Africa. Named the Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle, the packages includes the likes of Darksiders II, Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, Retro City Rampage, and even a theme for the 3DS. In order to get your hands on these, you'll need to fork over at least US$1 for the base bundle, which is pretty much a bargain for anything on a Nintendo platform. Unlike last year's Nintendo-themed Humble Bundle, these titles are available in...

  • Defense Grid 2, Peggle among April Xbox Games with Gold

    It's that time again when Microsoft announces its next lot of Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games with Gold titles. Don't get too excited, because unlike last month's fantastic selection, May looks to be a little dull. First up is the sci-fi-based tower defence game on Xbox One, Defence Grid 2. It's an upgrade from its predecessor with new upgrades, units, and a host of features. This title will be available for the whole month of May. Next on the big, black console is Costume Quest 2, which you can download from 16 May until 15 June. This cutesy RPG adventure...

  • Dark Souls board game smashes Kickstarter goal, raises over £1.5-mllion [update]

    Update, 26 April 2016: The game has reached over £1.5-million (R31.6-million) in funding. Update, 21 April 2016: The game has reached over £1 000 000 (R21-million) in funding. Update, 21 April 2016: The game has reached over £900 000 (R18.9-million) in funding. From Software's Dark Souls, the video game series known for being brutal, is getting its own board game. The game's Kickstarter page went up on 19 April and was fully funded in a whopping three minutes. To put things into perspective, the publishers, Steamforged Games Ltd, were asking for £50 000 (R102 000) to fund the project. As of writing, the funding total is sitting...

  • Want a copy of Uncharted 4 now? Head to the UK

    This is if you're not willing to wait for the official street date, 10 May. It seems like one store got a little overzealous and sold the game early. According to an article on Videogamer.com, a store by the name of CEX in the UK sold the game for £55 (R1159) to a customer. On the customer's till slip the words "Pre-Release Media,UK" is printed underneath the game's title. The customer, going be the name of Shabz, told Videogamer: "I went in to CEX... to actually buy myself a camera lens and when I went to the counter to purchase the...

  • Yo-Kai Watch review: a charming, gorgeous delight

    Japanese developer Level-5 has been creating exceptional JRPG titles since the PlayStation 2 era. Its range of games always carries a distinct charm to them. This effort has been brought over into its full-blown foray of the collect-em-all series of JRPGs, popularised by Pokemon. Yo-Kai Watch is a game you might want to start pre-ordering. The game is set in a lush fictional city complete with different districts and shopping areas. You’ll choose between either a boy or a girl as your character; neither choice will impact the game, but only some limited dialogue. You character -- I called mine...

  • Xiaomi to manufacture own mobile processor – report

    Chinese mobile powerhouse Xiaomi has rocketed up the sales charts in recent years, creating capable phones at affordable prices. So like several popular manufacturers, it's apparently decided to get into the chipset game. The Chinese firm plans to introduce its first in-house chip next month, based on traditional ARM-licensed technology, The Korea Times reported. "Xiaomi plans to release its in-house Rifle-dubbed mobile APUs at a company event, which has been set to take place (in) May," a component partner told the publication. The news would make Xiaomi the latest mobile firm to design its own processors, joining Samsung,...

  • New details on Gears of War 4 pricing and Ultimate Edition

    It's almost time for Gears of War 4 to see the light of day. Well, it's six months away, but in the meantime, Microsoft is teasing the world with some new info on the game. With the horrendous state of the SA Rand, it's nice to see the standard version of GoW4 will retail for R749. That's quite the discount considering Microsoft's last big release, Quantum Break, retailed for R1199. Looks like the company may have learned not overbank on titles. Along with the standard edition, the company is releasing an ultimate edition, called Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition, which...

  • LG G5 review: jack of all trades, master of few

    It must be difficult for smartphone makers to innovate every single year, keeping pace with the changing trends and emerging technologies without sacrificing their own values or design philosophies. Apple is perhaps the only company that's kept its head consistently above water since 2009, but even the great fruit is running out of ideas. Just look at the iPhone SE if you need proof. Looking at the LG G5 though -- Korea's latest smartphone -- it's the total opposite. It's juggling too many ideas to stand out as a refined, considered product. It ends LG's run of consistently great flagships too....

  • 15 glamour shots of AG Mobile and Cassper Nyovest’s AG#HASHTAG [Gallery]

    After receiving the disappointing Ghost last year, we were hoping that AG Mobile could address the issues inherent in its then flagship. The AG#HASHTAG, for all intents and purposes, is the rebuffed Ghost in many ways, but carries a few new distinguishing features. For one, it's probably the reddest phone we've ever had at Gearburn. It's not all candy though. There's an interesting contrast of glossy, metallic rouges on the phone's rim, with a bright stop-sign red on the back. It's quite fetching. Related: Anthony Goodman: AG Mobile’s ‘born to look after the customer’ The phone is also designed in part by...