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[Games] Review: Dirt 3

Dirt 3 may be the first title in Codemasters’ offroad racing franchise to have dropped the name of the late, great Colin McRae, but oddly it feels more like a celebration of the discipline he helped make famous than any other title in the series. Dirt 2’s teeth-grating slide into easy Americanisation is well-documented and […]

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Honestly, one of the least impressive weapons you're offered

[Games] Review: Bulletstorm

Ah violence. Long have you been gaming’s dirtly little muse. The fire that lit the bright lights of a thousand arcade marquees. From the earliest days of Space Invaders, Asteroids and Pac-Man, the central dynamic of video games has always been this; kill or be killed. We’ve smashed through wave after wave of enemy aircraft […]

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Natalie Portman in Black Swan - "properly mental"

[Movies] Review: Black Swan

Why would a couple, whose surname is Aranofsky choose to name their offspring Darren? It’s like Mr and Mrs Lilywhite calling their boy Billy, or Steve and Angie Omerston opting to name their new-born Thomas. I only bring it up because it’s a thought that occurred to me several times during Darren Aranofsky’s latest film, […]

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Sky Mobile - on iPhone and iPad

[Apps] Review: Sky Mobile

For those of us not rich or lucky enough to be able to install Sky in all it’s chav-tastic satellite glory, the broadcaster offers a range of alternatives. As well as allowing cable providers, BT and TopUpTV ro resell its sports channels at truly extortionate fees, it offers the chance to watch certain channels on […]

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The Sharecenter Pulse from D-Link

[Tech] Review: D-Link Sharecenter Pulse

For those of you unfamiliar with the function of a Network Attached Storage device, or NAS, think about this. How many computers are there in your home? Three? Four? Your desktop, the wife’s Macbook, the kids laptops? Wouldn’t it be great if they could access a shared pool of storage, without you having to leave […]

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Colin Firth and Helena Bonham-Carter in The King's Speech

[Movies] Review: The King’s Speech

I just wanted to share a few thoughts on the film that’s currently second favourite with William Hill to take the Best Picture crown at the Oscards (behind the Social Network). The film centres on the Bertie, Duke of York (Colin Firth), and his wife Elizabeth (Helena Bonham-Carter). Those of you with a passing knowledge […]

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