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Movie Review - The Drop (2014)

<b>The Drop</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by Michaël R. Roskam.<br>Starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts, Elizabeth Rodriguez, James …

Videogame heavyweights get together to launch The Game Awards

Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and major games publishers have teamed up to back a new annual video game awards show: The Game Awards.<p>Video gaming may be about to get its very own version of the Oscars with the announcement of The Game Awards 2014 -- an annual, mainstream video game awards show. There's …

Awards

Watch this Grand Theft Auto 5 PS3-to-PS4 comparison video

Grand Theft Auto 5 sure looks pretty on next-gen (or have we decided to call it current gen?) hardware, and Rockstar has just released a video to …

Far Cry 4's PC system specs leaked, but also confirmed | PC Invasion

Some kind of crossed promotional wires have resulted in the <i>Far Cry 4</i> PC specs appearing (and then disappearing) early from Nvidia’s site, followed by …

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will offer 16 free DLC packs | PC Invasion

DLC is inescapable these days, but CD Projekt Red are at least making the DLC for <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i> free.<p>Basically, if you own <i>The Witcher 3</i>, …

Consumer Oculus Rift is "months away" says Oculus | PC Invasion

Is the Oculus Rift really close to being consumer ready? Oculus think so.<p>We’ve talked a lot about the Oculus Rift in the past couple of months, and …

Game of Thrones showrunner confirms Bran and Hodor will be absent from season 5

Back in September, Kristian Nairn was quoted as stating that he and co-star Isaac Hempstead-Wright’s character Hodor and Bran Stark would be absent …

Seen this killer GTA5 music box set coming soon to vinyl? Pretty cool, huh? Remind yourself of the ace crossover between rock, pop, hip-hop and video games with these 26 memorable musician cameos in games: nmem.ag/DO7po

Terry Wogan says Conchita Wurst win made Eurovision Song Contest a ‘freak show’

Austrian drag act, real name Tom Neuwirth, won annual competition in May<p>Terry Wogan has claimed that Conchita Wurst’s Eurovision victory turned the …

Eurovision Song Contest

Roxy Music break up: “Our job is done”

Band agreed to go separate ways after their most recent tour...<p>Band agreed to go separate ways after their most recent tour…<p><b>Roxy Music</b>‘s Phil …

James Brown's chauffeur: 'He still hasn't been buried'

William Murrell is the don of drivers – the chauffather, if you will. For 30 years he has been the man behind the stretch-limo wheel for the stellar likes of James Brown, Michael Jackson, Prince, Mary J Blige, Chris Rock, Don King and the Rev Al Sharpton. But more than their chauffeur, he has been …

Noel Gallagher says playing live with Johnny Marr was the ‘most hungover I’ve ever been onstage’

Oasis singer also claims that Marr has been as influential on his career as brother Liam<p>Noel Gallagher has revealed that he was hungover during his …

Seven life lessons we can learn from Beyoncé

Esther McVey is 'blown away' by how Beyoncé acts and looks. Here are seven other crucial life lessons we can learn from the superstar<p>Bootylicious, record-breaking star Beyoncé Knowles has long been showing girls how to “run the world”.<p>And now Minister of State for Employment and former GMTV …

Feminism

Usher’s five year old son tells him he’s ‘not a great singer’

His son tells him that he's the real star in the family<p>R&B star Usher has revealed that his five-year-old son is not his biggest fan.<p>Speaking in …

Music

SoundCloud to launch subscription service after striking licensing deal with Warner Music Group

The music-streaming site will launch a subscription service in 2015<p>Music-streaming website SoundCloud are set to launch a subscription-based service …

TABLOID HELL! – 10 JANUARY

Yep, she had lots of outfits on at the American Music Awards - but how many depends on which paper you read...<p>Following yesterday’s All Saints …

Foo Fighters joined by Trombone Shorty for 10-minute long version of ‘This Is A Call’ – watch

Band performed epic rendition of debut single at Voodoo Fest in New Orleans<p>Foo Fighters performance at New Orleans’ Voodoo Fest on Sunday (November …

Music

Taylor Swift becomes the first artist of 2014 to go platinum in US with 1.2m sales of ‘1989’

Album is biggest selling record in the US since 2002<p>Taylor Swift has gone straight to Number One in America, with her new album ‘1989’ breaking …

Music

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying An Xbox One Instead Of A PS4, 2014 Edition

The holidays are coming. For the video game industry, this is when things get real. We’re about one year into the console war and PS4 has a solid lead. That doesn’t mean Sony’s machine is the right decision for every gamer — Microsoft’s Xbox One still has a lot going for it, and the fight is a …

Football Manager 2015 review

It's been a memorable year in the life of Jack Arnott, football manager. After an astonishing run of five promotions in seven seasons he brought …

Dragon Age Inquisition: the first five hours

It starts with the character creation screen and a choice between Human, Elf, Dwarf and Qunari. Despite feeling pressured to choose the latter - …

Resident Evil Revelations 2 screens show ladies killing zombies | PC Invasion

A new batch of <i>Resident Evil Revelations 2</i> screens show protagonists Claire Redfield and Moira Burton shooting a lot of zombie-like monsters.<p><i>Resident</i> …

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Interview: On Innovation, Risk, And Video Games

“Sometimes the biggest risk is not taking one,” Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg tells me.<p>I asked a question I’ve been asking Activision for some time now about its blockbuster series <i>Call of Duty</i>: How do you balance innovation and risk?<p><i>Call of Duty</i> is sort of like the <i>Transformers</i> of video …

Minecraft Book Intricately Catalogs Every Block

Blockopedia is a new book published by Egmont that details every block in Minecraft. While players will enjoy the extra information, onlookers are offered a window into how Minecraft provides a creative canvass for block based constructions.<p>Minecraft blocks are the essential elements that not only …

Iron Banner returns to Destiny

<b>UPDATE 2 6.27pm 04/11/2014:</b> Bungie has confirmed today's Iron Banner event was launched in error, and that it was the old version.<p>In a tweet the …

Football Manager 2015 demo available now | PC Invasion

A few days ahead of the 7 November release date, Sports Interactive has released the <i>Football Manager 2015</i> demo on Steam. To download, you’ll need a …

New Grand Theft Auto V trailer reveals a first-person mode

A new trailer released for the next-generation and PC port of the record-breaking <b>Grand Theft Auto V</b> has revealed an awesome looking first-person mode.<p>…

Minions: first trailer

Watch: The loveable minions Kevin, Stuart and Bob are on the hunt for a new master<p>In 2010, <b>Despicable Me</b> was released, and with it came unlikely stars: the Minions. These unintelligible little yellow creatures assisted the supervillain Gru and stole the show with their well-meaning, if haphazard …