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# Forza Motorsport 6
Virtual Ford GT races into record books
Energy drinks and sweeties kept gamers at the wheel of a virtual race car to set new Guinness World Record.
# Fight Fight Fight
A different kind of console war is beginning to brew
Instead of announcing brand new consoles, both Sony and Microsoft are planning to release updated versions of their current consoles.
# Buyers' Guide
These are the best games you can get this year
It’s been a varied year with something for everyone.
# sensi
One of the most iconic football computer games is making a comeback
Sensible Soccer’s ‘spiritual successor’ should be on the shelves in December of next year.
# Lineup
These are the biggest games announced at E3 this week
Be excited. Be very excited.
# no filler
If you're an Xbox One owner, your games collection just got a massive boost
Can anyone say backwards compatibility?
Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead
Microsoft’s Windows 10 keynote saw it touch on devices, holograms, mobile, Xbox One and a new web browser.
# anticipation
These are the games you will want to play in 2015
Getting excited yet?
# Game on
Which games should you get for your Xbox One this Christmas?
Microsoft’s console has had a steady twelve months, but which games are worth paying attention to?
# console wars
Sony teases 'virtual couch' as PS4 passes 10 million console sales
Also, Microsoft announced a number of console bundles for the end of the year including a 1TB Xbox One.
# e3 2014
What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?
Here’s everything you need to know.
# let the games begin
So here are the games Xbox One announced at E3 2014
The return of Halo and Crackdown as well as the latest edition to both the Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty series all featured.
# Game on
Sony follows in Microsoft's footsteps by bringing the PS4 to China
China lifted its 14-year old ban on selling consoles at the beginning of the year, paving the way for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo to enter the market.
# Dropped
Microsoft to release cheaper Kinect-free Xbox One next month
The new Xbox One will be priced at €399 in all markets and will not include a built-in version of Kinect.
# Movin' On Up
Xbox One and Surface tablet sales results helps Microsoft boost revenue
The company recorded $6.56 billion in net income during the last quarter, an 2.8 per cent increase from the same period last year.
# next gen
The most anticipated games of 2014
With the two biggest consoles getting their Christmas launches out of the way, the next twelve months will be very eventful for all gamers.
# console wars
Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days
The Xbox One has sold an average of 111,111 units a day since it first launched.
# scammed
Man pays €540 on eBay for a photo of an XBox One
That’s one expensive photo.
# Game Change
Xtra-vision reverses policy on pre-ordered Xbox One consoles
From today, any person who collects their pre-ordered XBox One will not have to purchase an additional game in order to receive their console.
# No deal
Anger as Xtra-Vision doesn’t honour Xbox pre-orders unless extra game is bought
This requirement was asked of pre-order customers even if they had already paid in full for the new Xbox One console.
# gamer
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets over World Cup dismay by giving PSG teammates limited edition XBox Ones
And the legend grows…
# console wars
Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter
Two multinational corporations, getting cosy. AWWWW.
# console wars
Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?
With the Xbox One released today and the PS4 a week away, which one should you invest your time and money in?
# PS4
The cost of building a PS4 is cheaper than you would expect
The console will go on sale for €399 on 29th November, a week after the Xbox One is released.
# let the games begin
Here are all the games you'll be able to play on XBOX One
All pre-orders will come free with a copy of Fifa 14.
# console wars
5 reasons the new Playstation beats the new Xbox...
… according to the internet
# PS4
Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One
Here’s how Sony did it.
Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?
Let’s play Devil’s advocate for a while, shall we?