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The Lowlights Of Sony's Disappointing PS4 FAQ

Sony just released a massive, sprawling document that functions as an all-encompassing FAQ about the upcoming PS4. It has the basics, the price ($399), the release date (November 15th US) and what comes in the box (a video game console), but there’s also new information about some of the finer …

'Minecraft' 1.7.2 Update Changes (Almost) Everything

Minecraft 1.7.2 changes the world, blocks, multi-player, fishing, maps, statistics. In fact most things. I set about trying it out with the family.<p>Those that follow these things will probably already be aware of the ground breaking changes in the latest update to Minecraft (1.7.2). I’ve been …

Confirmed -- 'Call Of Duty: Ghosts' Runs At A Lower Native Resolution On Xbox One

The resolution of Call of Duty: Ghosts on next-gen systems has become a contentious issue over the past few weeks. Rumors circulating throughout the internet suggested that the game was running at a higher resolution on PS4 than on Xbox One, and Playstation fans considered the title emblematic of …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: Which Is The Fairest Console Of Them All?

<i>To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.</i><p><b>On Fanboyism (or Fandom)</b><p>As part of my ongoing Xbox One vs. PS4 series, I wrote recently that console games aren’t really about high-end graphics and that if that’s your priority you should just fork over the cash for a …

'Battlefield 4' Review (PS3): The Walls of Jericho

I’m told that when certain big gaming outlets were reviewing Battlefield 4, they were at an EA event using high-end gaming PCs and being thrown into epic 64-player matches.<p>So suffices to say, I feel like I’m going to have a slightly different experience playing by myself in my house on my PS3 where …

Minecraft adding Twitch streaming support | PC Invasion

There’s not much gamers won’t watch these days on Twitch and Mojang are keen to join the action with <i>Mincecraft</i> which has proved popular viewing on …

The secrets of the world's happiest cities

Two bodyguards trotted behind Enrique Peñalosa, their pistols jostling in holsters. There was nothing remarkable about that, given his profession – and his locale. Peñalosa was a politician on yet another campaign, and this was Bogotá, a city with a reputation for kidnapping and assassination. What …