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UK to open interactive national videogame museum in 2015

29 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
UK to open interactive national videogame museum in 2015
The National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham will display a selection of highlights from the National Videogame Archive, a collection of 20,000 objects owned by the Science Museum.

New activity tracker from Xmetrics talks to you whilst you're swimming

29 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
New activity tracker from Xmetrics talks to you whilst you're swimming
Xmetrics has launched the first wearable device made specifically for swimmers that gives the user real-time feedback on a range of physical and biomechanical parameters.

Alienware introduces monstrous amp that doubles laptops’ gaming power

28 Oct 2014  by Alex Hamilton
Alienware introduces monstrous amp that doubles laptops’ gaming power
Alienware's new graphics amplifier can be plugged into a laptop to give it the power of a desktop while keeping its precious portability.

Watch Rory McIlroy battle it out with a robot hitting machine

27 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Watch Rory McIlroy battle it out with a robot hitting machine
McIlroy has beaten just about every other player he has come up against in the last few months, but I know exactly what you're thinking: How would he fare against a robot?

Microsoft promises pre-Christmas cheer with Xbox One price slash

27 Oct 2014  by Alysia Judge
Microsoft promises pre-Christmas cheer with Xbox One price slash
Microsoft has drawn first blood in the heated battle for Christmas console sales, announcing that the Xbox One’s price tag will be slashed in the run up to the holiday season.

Golden Joystick Awards 2014: Dark Souls II scoops Game of the Year

27 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Golden Joystick Awards 2014: Dark Souls II scoops Game of the Year
The ceremony, which is celebrating its 32nd year, awarded the hardcore RPG with the most prestigious honour, while Hideo Kojima picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Fancy yourself as a Game of Thrones extra? So do 86,000 other fans

27 Oct 2014  by David Konow
Fancy yourself as a Game of Thrones extra? So do 86,000 other fans
You'd think that CGI had taken away the need for vast amounts of extras, but a call for them in Spain brought an unexpected number of applications.

Christian Bale confirmed for Steve Jobs role in upcoming biopic

23 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Christian Bale confirmed for Steve Jobs role in upcoming biopic
Oscar winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin announced the news during a Bloomberg television interview with Emily Chang earlier today, revealing that Bale did not have to audition for the role.

Mike Bassett: England Manager needs YOU to propel him back to the silver screen

22 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Mike Bassett: England Manager needs YOU to propel him back to the silver screen
A Kickstarter campaign is aiming to raise some £250,000 to bring the film, entitled Mike Bassett: Interim Manager, to the silver screen next year.

Ford’s new car seat detects heart attacks and automatically calls an ambulance

21 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Ford’s new car seat detects heart attacks and automatically calls an ambulance
The new technology is specifically targeting the “baby boomer” generation by implementing a solution that uses various sensors and a camera to bring the car to a safe stop.

Back to the present: Hendo Hoverboard is on Kickstarter, will launch October 2015

21 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
Back to the present: Hendo Hoverboard is on Kickstarter, will launch October 2015
The McFly dream has finally come true, with a caveat or two – namely the surfaces the board works on, and of course its cost.