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Why PC Gaming Still Has The Edge

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 by angelee. Filed under: Game News.

While traditional entertainment media such as radio, recorded music, and magazines continue to see their yearly revenues decline, one sector that has continued to outpace the rest of this market in growth is the video game industry.
PC and console games sell by the millions, rivalling the popularity and hype surrounding new film releases or tech [...]

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What Does iPhone 5 Mean For Gamers?

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 by angelee. Filed under: Playfin News.

Apple’s release of the iPhone 5 hasn’t revolutionized the smartphone industry, but the new iPhone does come with several upgrades that promise to make gaming on your handset a much more enjoyable experience.
First off, though the new iPhone handset itself feels slimmer and lighter than its predecessors, Apple have decided to beef up the all-important [...]

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Review: Borderlands 2

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 by angelee. Filed under: Game Review.

Handsome Jack is back, has taken over the Hyperion Corporation, basically declared himself dictator of the entire planet, and now he’s trying to kill you.
Fortunately, strewn around the landscape of Pandora, like trampled paper cups after a music festival, are guns with which to defend yourself.  In case you hadn’t realised, that’s a lot of [...]

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Sony Releases Super Slim PS3

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 by angelee. Filed under: Game News.

At a recent press conference before the Tokyo Game Show, Sony announced the release of a brand new Playstation console.
Don’t get too excited just yet though, as the new Sony console is in fact a slimmer and sleeker model of their now six-year-old PS3.
Sony claims that the new model, which is dubbed the ‘Super Slim’, [...]

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Pay-What-You-Want: Pricing Model Of The Future?

Monday, August 13th, 2012 by admin. Filed under: Game News.

In 2007, Radiohead adopted a very unusual pricing model for its new album, In Rainbows. Rather than setting a price themselves, Radiohead allowed its fans to choose their own price — any price at all. While this model hasn’t seen widespread use outside of the entertainment industry, it seems to have caught on [...]

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