Tablets

Gaming News Wrap [6 June 2013]

Good Thunder day to all of you. Let’s not waste time and get straight to the news shall we? Deus Ex: The Fall has been announced as a mobile game. Wait. Where are you all going? The “first instalment of the mobile series” will be available “this summer” and cost you $6.99/£4.99/5.99€ on mobile devices and tablets. You can expect Square…

‘Deus Ex: The Fall’ reveal teased *UPDATE**

**UPDATE** Deus Ex: The Fall has been announced as a mobile game. The “first instalment of the mobile series” will be available “this summer” and cost you $6.99/£4.99/5.99€ on mobile devices and tablets. **ORIGINAL STORY** Square Enix yesterday teased the following on twitter: “Are YOU ready for The Fall?” The publisher has also registered domains DeusExTheFall.com, DeusExTheFall.net and DeusExTheFall.co.uk, and now finally a teaser trailer pops up with…

Gaming News Wrap [31 May 2013]

Yes. It’s that time of the week again. Friedbrainday. We can give you a pretty good recipe for it actually. EA has begun to waive the fees charged for their online pass, which charged second-hand games buyers when accessing multiplayer features. The publisher will “discontinue Online Pass for our new EA titles,” and are “in the process of eliminating it from all…

Morning News Wrap (1 Feb 2013)

We’ve all made it.  Friday.  The last day of annoying bosses or annoying teachers, or whatever annoys you.  We find bad brains are frankly the most annoying thing in the world.  Ever.  And this week we’ve had our fair share. Microsoft is planning to phase out XNA.  In an email reportedly sent to various games developers and Microsoft employees, the Xbox…

Morning News Wrap (28 Jan 2013)

Everyone have a good weekend?  Everyone raring to get the week started with an enthusiastic adrenaline rush of excitement?  Neither are we.  Maybe a little gaming news will help kick start the day a little. At the moment it doesn’t appear that a day will go by without THQ being mentioned in the news.  Odd, considering they essentially don’t exist anymore.…

BBC: Female gamers to outnumber males and the elderly using games to keep mentally active

The BBC have posted a rather surprising new video article [uploaded by ReutersExclusiveNews] that discusses the benefits of videogames with a senior female gamer, Hilda Knott. Ms. Knott discloses, and it makes total sense, that videogames are beneficial to her as they keep her mentally active. In the report on BBC, the news giant claims: “It is predicted that by the…

Microsoft Surface Strong Enough to Skateboard With

In a demonstation of the Surface’s build-quality, Windows unit president Steven Sinofsky took to mounting some wheels onto the tablet, transforming it into a skateboard and actually skating on it. “Couldn’t resist taking it out for a spin,” Sinofsky said on Twitter, as cited by AllThingsD. Sinofsky was briefing a small group of reporters on Monday, and so took to skating…

Microsoft Surface Pricing Revealed

Microsoft has revealed the international Dollar pricing for the Surface ahead of the tablet’s international release later this month, reports MCV. A 32GB Surface will be offered at around R 4 500.00 [$499] on its own, and at R 5 400.00 [$599] bundled with the black keyboard Touch Cover. Then there is a 64GB model plus black keyboard Touch Cover is also available for…