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US Navy’s Newest Attack Submarine Is Partially Operated With a 12-Year-Old Xbox Controller

The United States Navy’s newest submarine, the USS Colorado, went into service this weekend. In the Pentagon’s announcement Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer called the vessel “a true marvel of technology and innovation.” But part of the 377-foot-long Virginia-Class submarine is operated with a 12-year-old Xbox 360 controller. Read More >>

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Today Marks the Beginning of the End for Your Xbox 360 and PS3

There comes a time in every console cycle when even the most loyal of gamers has to start thinking about palliative care for their most-loved machines. For PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 owners, today is that day. Read More >>

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Microsoft Hasn’t Forgotten the Xbox 360, Pushes Out New Update

While the Xbox One is now obviously Microsoft's core gaming concern, it's not quite yet ready to quit the tens of millions of gamers still happily pounding away at Xbox 360 pads. It's just released a significant update to the veteran console, bringing with it a whole host of new features. Read More >>

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Plex for Xbox One Makes it Easy to Stream Your (Pirated) Video to the TV

Following millions of user requests, Plex is finally launching Plex for Xbox. The popular media-streaming app is already available on a wide variety of platforms, it will soon be the easiest way to blast local (and pirated) content from your laptop or elsewhere onto your Xbox. The catch is that for the time being you need to be a Plex Pass subscriber to use the app. A subscription which costs $5/£3 per month, $50/£31 per year, or $150/£94 per lifetime. Read More >>

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Xbox Live Gold Paywall May Crumble for Netflix

The arbitrary paywall that stops Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners from using apps like Netflix without a paid Gold subscription may soon be removed, with sources suggesting Microsoft's ready to shuffle some high-profile apps outside the paywall -- and bring others in. Read More >>

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Watch Dogs: ‘A Hacker is the Robin Hood of Today’

When you hear the term "hacker" what image does it conjure for you? A double-chinned hoody wearing computer nerd, surrounded by PCs and empty pizza boxes? Or perhaps Jonny Lee Miller on rollerblades? For Ubisoft Montreal, the makers of the forthcoming Watch Dogs, a hacker is a modern-day hero. Read More >>

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Watch Dogs Preview: Grand Theft Data

I’m sick of AK-47s. I’m sick of dragon punches. I’m sick of red shells, chainsaw-equipped Lancer rifles and Master Swords. Gaming has relied upon the same tried and tested weaponry for too long now, which is what makes Ubisoft Montreal’s forthcoming Watch Dogs so intriguing. In it, your most powerful weapon is a smartphone. Read More >>

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Xbox 360 Last Hurrah Titanfall YouTubed by Early Buyers

Titanfall is about to be the only thing men between about 14 and 34 ever talk or think about, with the sci-fi shooter launching on Xbox 360 in the US today and the UK on Friday. Thanks to the wonders of the internet, it's already been captured and uploaded by plenty of buyers, so we can see what it's really like on Microsoft's older machine. Read More >>

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Xbox 360 Emulation on Xbox One a Possibility Says Microsoft Executive

The transition to next-gen PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles has left PS3 and Xbox 360 games gathering dust on shelves, with neither console offering backwards compatibility. To address this issue, Sony will be offering PlayStation Now game streaming in the future, and it now looks as though Microsoft is dabbling with an emulator for Xbox 360 titles on the Xbox One. Read More >>

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FIFA 14 on the Cheap is Your Armchair Messi Deal of the Day

You should have, by now, realised that you're never going to be a professional footballer. The chances of you scoring the winning goal in an FA Cup final for your local team are as remote as Ann Widdecombe's clitoris. However, that doesn't mean you can't play for 90 minutes without vomiting on yourself. Read More >>

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Dogs and Guns! Cheapest Places to Buy Call of Duty: Ghosts

Unleash the dogs of war! Call of Duty: Ghosts launches today, with the annual frag-fest bringing a helicopter-downing mutt along for the ride this time too. Knowing that plenty of gamers will be wanting to get their hands on Infinity Ward's latest shooter, there are deals aplenty floating around UK stores. And we've got the best of them collected here. Read More >>

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Rockstar Hopes to Fix GTA Online Car Crash Launch With Patch Today (Updated)

It may be one of the most successful single player games of all time, but Grand Theft Auto 5's multiplayer mode GTA Online has had the sort of launch that'd make Joe Pesci's character from Casino reach for a pen. From server errors to game-breaking glitches, it's been a rough start for the online portion of the game, but the worst may soon be over, say developers Rockstar. Read More >>

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Ready to Pay the Annual FIFA Tax? Cheapest Places to Buy FIFA 14

You've had the pleasure of playing FIFA 14 on your iOS and Android devices absolutely free for the past few days, but you're going to have to cough up the cash if you're looking to nab a copy of the Xbox 360 or PS3 versions. On sale today, we've hunted down the cheapest UK high street deals (and a handful of prices from the biggest online names too) to help you keep some cash in your pocket this weekend. Read More >>

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A Gaming Flight-Sim Chair is Your “Look Daddy, I’m a Real Pilot” Deal of the Day

We all LOVE flight simulator games, right? But it's not quite as realistic as it could be when we're sitting on an office chair, sofa or bean bag while we're playing them. Read More >>

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GTA V Raked in a Staggering £495m in Day One Sales

Grand Theft Auto V managed to pay for itself by lunchtime on launch day, with publisher Take-Two revealing the fairly popular game raked in an amazing $800 million from day one sales. In terms of actual numbers, retail watcher Chart-Track says it shifted a record 1.57m units on launch day in the UK alone. [Take-Two] Read More >>