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EA goes mecha with “Titanfall” – entirely multiplayer, exclusive to Xbox One

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EA and Respawn Entertainment – founded by former Infinity Ward executives Jason West and Vince Zampella – have revealed their first title together. Called Titanfall, the game is entirely multiplayer and is coming to the Xbox One. Respawn Entertainment, if you don’t know, is the new company founded by West and Zampella after being fired by Activision back in 2010 for “breaches of contract and insubordination”. Titanfall is their first […]

E3 2013: Killer Instinct exclusive to Xbox One

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It was announced at today’s Microsoft E3 conference that a Killer Instinct would be an Xbox One exclusive. FINALLY! After 17 years of waiting for a follow up to Rare’s Killer Instinct Gold, KI fans can rejoice with this awesome reboot. Phil Spencer from Microsoft Studios teased last week that a “historic IP” from Rare might make an appearance at E3. With rumours of a new Banjo Kazooie, Conker and […]

Apple confirms worst-kept secret in the world – iTunes Radio

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Apple is now entering the streaming music world with iTunes Radio. However, it will not be like Spotify and Rdio, but more like Pandora. It will base your “radio station” based on an artist or genre, and it will keep track of your song history to buy from Store immediately. iTunes Radio is free with advertising – unless you are an iTunes Match subscriber. It is coming to the US, […]

Apple confirms iOS7 – and it’s going flat

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Apple has confirmed that iOS 7 exists and will radically update the user interface. Everything has been redesigned, from the layout and icons of the core applications to even the typography. It also adds parallex when you move the phone around. The most obvious change is the removal of the felt and wood – the skeumorphic design promoted by Jony Ive’s predecessor on iOS, Scott Forstall. Notification Center becomes translucent […]

Apple is updating the Mac Pro – and it’s really fast, and really small

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Guess what, Apple is not ditching the Mac Pro. Apple has confirmed that the Mac Pro will be getting an upgrade, with the next-generation model sporting a brand new Xeon processor, faster memory, and a brand new body that is one-eighth the size of the current generation. Oh, and did we mention this is being made in America, not in China? The internal specs sound impressive – and it has […]

Apple brings out new MacBook Air – with 12 hours of battery life

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Apple has announced an upgrade to the MacBook Air. While there has not been a design modification; it does have improved battery life, flash storage that is 45 percent faster than the previous generation, and a fourth-gen Intel Core processor designed for power efficiency. Both the 11-inch and 13-inch models get a large jump in their battery life. The 11-inch gets nine hours of battery life, compared to five; and […]

Apple announces OS X Mavericks – supports tagging and multiple displays

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Apple is dumping the cats, and revamping its branding. Cupertino is now looking in its backyard for its new name, with Mac OS X Mavericks. It will now include support for tagging and multiple screen support. Finder gets a slight update with Finder Tabs – meaning that there are tabs in Finder. Files can now be tagged, so you can better management of your files. However, the best thing Mac […]

Xbox 360 gets a redesign, with Xbox One-inspired look

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox 360 will be getting an upgrade to make it more like the Xbox One; and will give Xbox Live Gold members two free games per month until the Xbox One is released in November, such as Assassin’s Creed II and Halo 3. Xbox Live Gold Members will also get a free download of Fable III. It is available today in the UK, US, Canada, […]

Apple decides to livestream WWDC 2013 keynote – FINALLY!

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After that fiasco with the Wi-Fi during a keynote years ago, Apple is slowly learning that yes we want to see the god-damn keynotes. Apple has announced – at the very last minute – that it will stream the WWDC keynote online. However, you’ll need an Apple device in order to view it. If you have a Mac with Mac OS X 10.6 or above, or an iOS device with […]

Developer scrapes 200k+ students’ personal information, exam results after finding security flaw

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(Screenshot by Terence Huynh) A developer has managed to scrape the personal information and the national examination results of over 200,000 students in India; after he found a security flaw in the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations exam results website. Debarghya Das, a software intern at Google, wrote on Quora that he initially tried hacking into the system before the day of the exam results were released in order […]

BitCoin exchange Mt. Gox ends relationship with Technocash

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Australian BitCoin holders with accounts with Japanese-based BitCoin exchange Mt. Gox will no longer be able to deposit and withdraw cash in Australian Dollars from June 15 through Technocash, after its local money-transfer partner was linked to one of the biggest global money laundering schemes. “After some deliberation and discussion with Technocash, an Australian service for Mt. Gox customer account funding and withdrawals, it has been decided that our customers […]

ASIO targeted by Chinese hackers, blueprints for new building stolen

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ASIO’s new building – its blueprints have been allegedly stolen by Chinese hackers (Image: ASIO) Chinese hackers have managed to steal the blueprints of a new $630 million building that will become home to the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, according to a report by the ABC’s Four Corners. The plans, according to the report, include the communications layout of the new building, server locations, and even information about its security […]

Nintendo schedules Nintendo Direct for June 12; it’s do-or-die for the Wii U

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E3 is approaching, and Nintendo has just scheduled a global Nintendo Direct event on midnight June 12 (Sydney time) – updating the Nintendo faithful about the future of Wii U games. And given the fact that most of the Wii U games have come from first-party, as opposed to third-party, it needs to really find a way to excite the fan base. The press conference is essentially┬ádo-or-die. The Xbox One […]

Xbox One First Impressions

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The Xbox One has been on everybody’s minds after the reveal of what is going to be the biggest thing in Home Entertainment. With a huge focus on TV, Sports, Gaming Experience and Immersion, the Xbox One looks to be a very awesome water cooler. Microsoft are really set on redefining the Entertainment experience. but what does our Pwnage editor Adrian think about Microsoft’s new direction? Design Firstly i would […]

Microsoft: Xbox One does not require “always on” internet connection; is not compatible with Xbox 360 games

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Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will not have an “always on” internet connection – something that has been an on and off again rumor during the past few months, however it will need to be connected to the internet at least once every 24 hours – this includes single player games; in addition confirming that the games on the Xbox 360 will not work with the Xbox One. […]