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Why my dream of becoming a pro gamer ended in utter failure

It’s the lot of every sports fan to sit on the sofa watching their stars play and think, “I could do that if I...

Playing it safe – how best to control your kids’ computer gaming

When it comes to choosing video games for the kids, 40% of parents are not confident about what they are buying, according to recent...

Video games are good for children – EU report

Children who spend hours every day on their Playstation or Xbox video consoles may not be rotting their brains, as many parents fear. A...

Napoleon: Total War

With the PC in seemingly terminal decline as a game format, RTSs are just about the last of its native genres, and Creative Assembly...

The digital apocalypse: how the games industry is rising again

For 30 years, the games industry worked in a certain way. People rented offices and set up studios to create games; they employed staff...

Are consoles really better than PCs at shooter games?

I've played on Kinect and was mightily impressed. Responsive and intuitive, Microsoft's upcoming hands-free motion controller will eventually host some unique gaming experiences as...

Can I use an Apple Thunderbolt monitor with a PC?

A long-term PC user, I went to Apple eight years ago. Now I need a hardware update and, frustrated by the limitations of Office...

Computer gaming: what’s trending in 2014

PS4 v Xbox One: Second Round Over Christmas, the epic showdown between PlayStation and Xbox saw PS4 come out on top as the UK's No...

Xbox meets Windows 10 – will this end the PC v console war?

Five years ago, a scintillating rumor crept across gaming news sites and forums – a rumor that satisfied deeply entrenched beliefs held throughout the...

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Planes, trains and automobiles: what transport has Hollywood forgotten?

Bicycles Premium Rush is a strange anomaly in bicycle movies because it deals with the reality of urban cycling. Every journey involves zipping between objects...

Google, Apple and Microsoft race to bring software to cars

Will buying a car soon involve questioning whether it is compatible with your smartphone? Google has announced a new "Open Automotive Alliance" (OAA), teaming...

Automobiles at Olympia

This year's show of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders at Olympia certainly surpasses its predecessors in the excellence of artistry and the...