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Just How Realistic do We Want Our FPS Games?

Just How Realistic do We Want Our FPS Games?

This is a Guest Post by Tiffani Weston. This hilarious game play video from “Battlefield 3″ shows gamer “StoneMountain” giving commentary online as if the game was a real-life war. The whole act is a gimmick, and everyone involved is having a good time, but it does beg the question: In video games, what’s the perfect balance between fun and realism, and which games do... »

Playstation 4 Release dates revealed for Australia, Europe, & America + others

Playstation 4 Release dates revealed for Australia, Europe, & America + others

We’ve been anxiously waiting for Sony’s PS4 release date announcement, and last night we got what we wanted. Folks in the USA & Canada can expect a November 15th release date (Priced at $399 USD), while Australians and Europeans can expect a delay of 2 weeks, for a 29th November release date. Not bad considering Australians had to wait till 6 months the last time the PS3 was releas... »

Dell launches new line of Alienware laptops with a new look

Dell launches new line of Alienware laptops with a new look

  Alienware Laptops have long been a favourite of ours, despite the criticisms they get due to their pricing structure. As far as laptops go, no one comes close on a mainstream market, and with the update announced at E3 recently, that doesn’t change. With a new iconic design, their first in 4 years, Alienware buyers will be treated to some of the most powerful laptops available right n... »

Mobile Gaming Advances to Look for in 2013

Mobile Gaming Advances to Look for in 2013

Tara Wagner is a staff writer for TechBreach. She has worked from home for over a decade, and loves sharing news and advice with fellow telecommuting moms and dads. She’s fascinated by new tech and new ideas; and when she finds time to unplug, she enjoys long hikes in the mountains near her home. She lives in Denver. More nails in the console coffin? With every passing year, mobile devices t... »

Techin5’s March Giveaway – Week 1 (Game Week)

Techin5’s March Giveaway – Week 1 (Game Week)

  March is almost upon us, and as soon as March roll’s around, it’ll signal the start of Techin5’s March Giveaway Month! Of course, as we’ve mentioned before, on the 7th of March, it’s our 2 year anniversary and we’re so joyed to have reached this point that we just want to celebrate by giving away things! Like we said, we’ve teamed up with some amazing co... »

PS Vita get’s price cut’s in Japan, rest of the world to follow soon?

PS Vita get’s price cut’s in Japan, rest of the world to follow soon?

The PS Vita is undoubtedly the most powerful mobile gaming console in the market, but it’s also outrageously priced, especially when you consider you can potentially get a PS3 for only slightly more. That isn’t to say the PS Vita isn’t completely worth the price, after all some of the game graphics look mind blowing. However, poor battery life and high costs have meant the PS Vit... »

Why Violent Video Games are Not the End of the World

Why Violent Video Games are Not the End of the World

A professional freelance writer and guest post enthusiast, Darcy Stach adores all things technology. She writes about everything from gaming gadgets, what she believe to be the best flight simulator, addictive apps and more! To check out more of Darcy’s work, visit her blog. I’ve never been the type to flog a dead horse – in fact; I’m against all anti-horse behaviour – yet after hearing yet anothe... »

3 Modern Video Games That’ll Make You Laugh ‘til You Cry

3 Modern Video Games That’ll Make You Laugh ‘til You Cry

A professional freelance writer and guest post enthusiast, Darcy Stach adores all things technology. She writes about everything from gaming gadgets, her love for the flight simulator genre and more! To check out more of Darcy’s work, visit her blog. There’s no dodging the fact that, for the most part, society has it in for video games. It seems that one of the most beloved pastimes of – wel... »

Pokemon X & Y announced, the world’s first true Pokemon 3D game

Pokemon X & Y announced, the world’s first true Pokemon 3D game

Pokemon games have been around for what seems like forever, and the Nintendo 3DS has been out for just over 3 years, and ever since it came out Pokemon fans have been begging for a 3D game. Unfortunately 2 generations of Pokemon games came and went without a single 3D feature, but it looks like our fortunes have finally changed today with Nintendo and Pokemon announcing Pokemon X & Pokemon Y, ... »

Nvidia’s Project Shield is a 5-inch gaming system, with a touch screen

Nvidia’s Project Shield is a 5-inch gaming system, with a touch screen

Happy New Years everyone, appologies for the lack of posts, but work and travelling took over during the Holiday Period! Remember to keep checking out the Techin5 Forums as well if you miss us! Call us surprised at this one, but it looks like Nvidia has taken a leap of faith in the portable gaming market and come out with what they’re calling ‘Project Shield’. To those of you fam... »

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