Tech-Reviews UK » Gaming http://tech-reviews.co.uk Latest Technology News and Consumer Reviews Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:00:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://i2.wp.com/tech-reviews.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/logo-favicon-5587ff33v1_site_icon.png?fit=32%2C32 » Gaming http://tech-reviews.co.uk 32 32 Nintendo 3DS can be hacked using YouTube app http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/nintendo-3ds-can-be-hacked-using-youtube-app/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/nintendo-3ds-can-be-hacked-using-youtube-app/#comments Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12675 The Nintendo 3DS is a region locked device, with hackers constantly finding workarounds. Nintendo are constantly being made aware of these workarounds though, and they end up getting closed fairly quickly. This new hack uses the official YouTube app, and could prove to be a much bigger challenge with regards to finding a fix for the app.

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Chinese game console bears strong resemblance to Xbox One, PS4 designs http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/chinese-game-console-bears-strong-resemblance-to-xbox-one-ps4-designs/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/chinese-game-console-bears-strong-resemblance-to-xbox-one-ps4-designs/#comments Tue, 18 Aug 2015 09:00:31 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12670 The Chinese version of Kickstarter is currently home to the "Ouye." It's an Android-based console, developed by a company in Shenzhen, and looks almost exactly like an unbranded PS4 console with an Xbox One controller.

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New Darth Vader edition PS4 brings out the dark side in you http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/new-darth-vader-edition-ps4-brings-out-the-dark-side-in-you/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/new-darth-vader-edition-ps4-brings-out-the-dark-side-in-you/#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:30:16 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12654 Sony are releasing a Darth Vader-themed edition of the PlayStation 4, which should be available in time for the release of the hugely anticipated Star Wars: Battlefront.

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EA investigating possible backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 games http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/ea-investigating-possible-backwards-compatibility-for-xbox-360-games/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/ea-investigating-possible-backwards-compatibility-for-xbox-360-games/#comments Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:30:32 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12583 In response to a fan on Twitter, EA have stated that they're "investigating adding backwards compatible EA games to EA Access in the Future. Stay tuned." They've also reportedly said that the games may be available for free! Great news for those of you who want to reminisce and experience classics such as Battlefield 2 and Dead Space.

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Price increase for PlayStation Plus subscriptions from September http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/price-increase-for-playstation-plus-subscriptions-from-september/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/price-increase-for-playstation-plus-subscriptions-from-september/#comments Wed, 12 Aug 2015 09:00:44 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12565 It is reported that Sony are going to begin charging more for their PlayStation Plus subscriptions come the beginning of September. Both one-month and three-month packages will be affected, with the annual subscription remaining the same price.

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Angry Birds 2 surpasses 20 million downloads http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/angry-birds-2-surpasses-20-million-downloads/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/angry-birds-2-surpasses-20-million-downloads/#comments Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:30:34 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12486 We announced the release of Angry Birds 2 the other week, and it has since gone on to be downloaded over 20 million times!

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Game Pricing to Be Unified Throughout Europe http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/game-pricing-to-be-unified-throughout-europe/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/game-pricing-to-be-unified-throughout-europe/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:07:41 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12423 Whilst we may never see games prices as low as they are in America, the European Union has taken one step in the right direction by working to create a single market for Europe. They have been proposing this for some time now, but have voiced that they want this in place by late 2016. … Continued

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Worms WMD to arrive in 2016 on PC and Xbox One http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/worms-wmd-to-arrive-in-2016-on-pc-and-xbox-one/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/worms-wmd-to-arrive-in-2016-on-pc-and-xbox-one/#comments Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:16:46 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12415 News just in is that we're not only going to see Worms WMD arrive on PC and Xbox One in 2016, we're also going to see Worms 4 on the iPhone, iPod and iPad this August. Both games will be reminiscent of previous instalments and we'll definitely be picking up a copy of each to test, once they're available.

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Rovio’s Angry Birds 2 hits the App Store http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/rovios-angry-birds-2-hits-app-store/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/rovios-angry-birds-2-hits-app-store/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:00:45 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12310 Angry Birds has been around over half a decade now, with the first version appearing on our smartphones way back in 2009. Since then there's been seasonal versions, Star Wars versions and even Transformers versions. Well, Finnish game maker Rovio have just released Angry Birds 2 for all your gaming needs!

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Previously banned games consoles now available in China http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/previously-banned-games-consoles-now-available-in-china/ http://tech-reviews.co.uk/articles/previously-banned-games-consoles-now-available-in-china/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:46:46 +0000 http://tech-reviews.co.uk/?p=12317 Previously, consoles makers such as Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo were banned from doing business in China and were only allowed to do so within the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. This ban was enforced back in 2000, and was brought in to play because of concerns over the physical and mental development of children from using games consoles.

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