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All posts tagged "Launch"

  • Mystery 7 August LG event probably about the Optimus G2

    LG’s sending out invites as we speak for the (rumoured) launch of its latest flagship phone, the Optimus G2.  The invite is clad in black silk and reads “Great 2 have you! Place_New York City Date_August 7 2013.” The text at the bottom are invite specific details blurred out to protect the identity of each guest. The invite is easy to decipher, leaving only the teaser video to keep us motivated until next month August. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2yYB8RZukKU To me, you are perfect -- from G There’s not too much known about the upcoming LG Optimus G2, besides the fact that the original G...

  • Next-gen Xbox event at Microsoft HQ 21 May

    Come 21 May 2013, Microsoft will announce the next Xbox 720/Durango. At 10am in Microsofts headquarters located at Redmond, Washington the next great console will hopefully be revealed on stage, unlike the PS4 hardware which remains in the shadows. The invite reads “A new generation revealed. Don Mattrick and the Xbox team invite you to the Xbox campus for a special unveiling.” Mattrick is Microsoft's president of Interactive Entertainment Business. Microsoft will broadcast this event on Xbox Live, as well as the US cable channel, Spike TV. Here’s Microsoft announcing it on Twitter: Tune in for the live reveal, May 21...

  • PS4 launches November and will cost US$429 [rumour]

    Reliable sources, Kotaku has them. According to the site, Sony’s Playstation 4 will launch State-side November 2013 for US$429 and US$529, depending on internal memory size but as rumours go, this is a doozy. While pricing is still up in the air, the sources seem pretty confident about the above-mentioned prices. In fact, it’s widely expected that Sony will announce the PS4 20 February in New York. We’ll then be able to shed some light on this next-gen madness. Here’s some new facts on what we do know about the PS4 so far: It’s got a fancy-ish new controller with a...

  • HTC One: ‘looks stunning & stays that way’

    HTC’s launched the HTC One, live from New York and London. But who cares about the venue, here’s everything you need to know about the phone, HTC’s newest flagship device: The skinny on the HTC One Jason MacKenzie, president of HTC presents the One. It’s an aluminum device with a massive screen and thankfully a new HTC UI, called “New Sense”. Nuisance, punny. It has dual stereo speakers and two capacitive buttons. HTC has blessed us with a 4.7-inch display, with a 486PPI display. This is the largest pixel-per-inch display yet but is going to make apps look like a hot...

  • Watch all ‘7 Wonders of Crysis 3’ as game prepares for 19 Feb launch

    Crysis 3 launches 19 February 2013. Leading up to this momentous launch were a series of six videos, “The 7 Wonders of Crysis 3”, which cumulated with the recently-released episode “The Perfect Weapon”. Each video demonstrated the power of the new Crytek 3 Engine, Prophet's (the hero of the story) nano suit upgrades, the large and densely overrun domes of old New York, the incredible power of Crysis 3’s new weaponry and the pounding sound effects that sink us deeper into this virtually open-world shooter. With the release of the sixth and final video, we’ve created a collection of...

  • Nintendo Wii U launches today

    Nintendo's Wii U, an HD version of the monstrously popular Wii, launched today. With the launch of the Wii U, priced at either US$300 or US$350 for the Deluxe package, Nintendo officially enters the world of sparkly graphics with a console capable of 1080p HD. The Wii U launches alongside 22 games and a day one software update, that gives users access to not only its online capabilities, but to Nintendo TVii. The main draw of the Wii U outside of the 1080p graphics? Nintendo's new touch-screen controller, the Wii U GamePad. We've used it and it's ultra-responsive TVii, in conjunction...

  • Galaxy S III Mini launches 11 October, will rock a 4-inch display

    And it's been confirmed. The "mini" Galaxy S III, a four-inch device, will launch 11 October in Germany. JK Shin, Samsung's head of mobile communications dropped this tasty nugget of information at a press conference earlier today. Here's what he has to say. "We'll be launching a 4-inch Galaxy S III on the 11th in Germany. There's a lot of demand for a 4-inch screen device in Europe. Some call it an entry-level device, but we call it 'mini.'" The Galaxy S III has a 4.7-inch screen. Very little is known of the Galaxy S III Mini, but it...

  • FIFA 13: keeping the faith alive

    What is it about the FIFA series that keeps its devoted fans coming back year after year?  Maybe it’s the addictive gameplay? Maybe it’s the satisfaction of accomplishing a world-class career? Maybe it’s the gamefication of the online experience? or just maybe, it’s all of the above and more. FIFA 13 launched during a whirlwind midnight opening 27 September. What ensued is something quite remarkable for a game relatively similar to its predecessors. Electronic Arts released sales figures indicating that the game passed one million pre-orders worldwide and that the demo was downloaded 4.6-million times, a dramatic improvement over previous...

  • FIFA 13 launches in South Africa today, 1-million units pre-ordered worldwide in anticipation

    In the US and most of the world, the FIFA 13 DVD is already spinning in soccer-hungry fans' consoles. FIFA 13 is guaranteed to sell boat-loads, so it comes as no surprise that it's been pre-ordered over one-million times. The demo alone was downloaded close to five-million times, this was spread over 123 countries. Fans will also be able to snatch up the Ultimate Edition, if they paid for it that is. Ultimate Edition delivers 24 FIFA Ultimate Team gold packs for 24 weeks in a row. Reviews are already overwhelming positive for a title that rarely needs to innovate...

  • New Apple TV unveiled at launch event

    Apple has just unveiled a brand new iteration of Apple TV at its launch event San Francisco. The Cupertino-based tech giant claims the device allows you stream movies from iCloud at a full 1080p. The user interface is a lot closer to that of iOS and people will also have a whole range of new third-part apps to play with. This supposedly includes access to Photostream alongside such stalwarts as Netflix, Flickr, and YouTube. At the event, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the product would ship next week and retail for around US$99. “People are going to love streaming movies and TV...