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If all it takes is a small bracelet and a bit of technical know-how to change your life, why has it taken so long for someone to get it right? [read more]
So, you're in the market for some new, good quality headphones. You don't want Beats by Dre, who have essentially become the tank top wearing EDM bro of the headphones world, and you're not looking to drop over $350 for a pair of over-ears from Bose or Sennheiser because, I mean, we all have budgets. That's where LSTN Headphones come in. [read more]
For years Football Manager has ruined relationships, hindered coursework and caused sleepless nights as people have wrestled with formations, training regimes and contract negotiations. I myself am a Crystal Palace fan so this year’s edition is one that excites me more than most because we were promoted to the English top flight last year. So, I threw caution to the wind and took charge of my beloved Eagles and set off on a week long journey into the world of Football Manager 2014. [read more]
There are just so many things that have been done right in Pokémon X & Y, from the implementation of new features, a fully functioning online mode that actually works, graphics, improved mechanics that retain the old style of the series while improving on it - all of it results in an impressive game. [read more]
The HP Slate 7 is an affordable, access-level piece of kit, which could have been stranded between Google's Nexus and Tesco's recently-launched Hudl quite precariously. Yet it has quite honestly carved a unique space in the marketplace. Wherever HP has injected time and effort: the audio system, bundle apps, dual cameras, it enthrals. [read more]
A Machine For Pigs is every inch the successor to The Dark Descent as your protagonist journeys towards the rotten core of a sinister world and, in turn, their own damaged psyche. It is a shame that the aforementioned brilliant gameplay mechanics have been dropped but this streamlining of the Amnesia experience is, on balance, an overwhelmingly positive change. [read more]
The X-COM universe is an engaging one that doesn't take itself too seriously and 2k Marin have crafted an enjoyable core experience. It's just unfortunate that much like the alien technology the Bureau comes to rely on, this is a game that's been retro-fitted, salvaged and hobbled together. [read more]
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"Dancing in the street" videos are all the rage now, aren't they?
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It's a slickly edited video depicting a live recording of the track, making it even more impressive.
Love the hat, dude.
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