Tag: Xbox

Free Windows 8 Tablet Avatar Prop – US Only

Weird Purchase Confirmation Screen

A quick tip for those into obtaining props for their Xbox avatars. If you fancy getting a Microsoft Surface looking prop for your avatar and you live in the USA then you might want to head on over here to collect your free prop. It is a bit odd that it is not available to …

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Obama: iPods, iPads, Xboxes, PlayStations Make Information a Distraction

The New York Post ran an article a few days ago quoting US President, Barrack Obama, as having said: “With iPods and iPads and Xboxes and PlayStations — none of which I know how to work — information becomes a distraction, a diversion, a form of entertainment, rather than a tool of empowerment, rather than …

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Hardware Review: Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows

Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows (Top)

Several months ago, I was in the market for a new gaming controller for my computer after purchasing Street Fighter IV via Steam and receiving Burnout Paradise as a gift (thanks Roy!). Now, I probably could have gotten by with using the keyboard for a driving game but I’ve been scarred for life trying to …

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Console Trek – The Next Generation

I’ve been a bit of a gamer for a while and when I say a while, I mean from about 1985 from the age of four. I started with a “Dick Smith Wizzard” which was a rebadged  VTech CreatiVision which was a second generation video game console. The games were very simple to say the …

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