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McLaren to open their flagship dealership in London

June 17, 2011 by

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McLaren have announced today that they will be opening their new flagship dealership, McLaren London, at One Hyde Park on the 21st June. Following the London launch, two more McLaren retailers for the UK will open in Manchester on the 30th June 30, and Birmingham on 5th July. The remaining sites in the global network […]

Agility Saietta: The all-electric superbike from London

June 15, 2011 by

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This is the new Agility Saietta or in plain English an electric motorbike that can hit 60mph in under four seconds. It comes in two different versions, the Saietta S, which has a 50 mile range and the slightly slower Saietta R, which can hit 60mph in around five seconds. The main advantage of the […]

E3: Nintendo announce successor to the Wii

June 7, 2011 by

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Nintendo have announced that the Wii U will be the successor to the Wii at E3 in Los Angeles. The new console will feature a controller with a  6.2 inch touchscreen that can be used as a stand-alone tablet computer with speakers and microphone. Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata said: “The new controller means you won’t […]

E3: Sony unveil the PlayStation Vita and new 3D hardware

June 7, 2011 by

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Sony have unveiled the successor for the PlayStation Portable with a new handheld console, the PlayStation Vita, at E3 in California. The PSVita, or Next Generation Portable (NGP) as it has become known, will be available from summer this year in the US. Sony’s Kazuo Hirai said: “PlayStation Vita will be the first product that […]

E3: Microsoft announce Halo 4 and Modern Warfare 3

June 6, 2011 by

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Microsoft have announced future game releases for the Xbox 360, including the next instalment in the Call of Duty franchise at E3 in Los Angeles. The new Modern Warfare, which is set in locations all over the world (inc. London), is set to be released in the US on the 8th November this year. President […]

PSN ‘Welcome Back’ package becomes available

June 3, 2011 by

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PlayStation 3 users can enjoy a selection of free games and members access to online services since the return of the PlayStation Network (PSN). The service came back online just after 6pm in the UK and offers a free 30-day membership to PlayStation Plus and two free games from a selection of five. Avid gamer […]

EA release Origin, the gaming portal to rival Steam

June 3, 2011 by

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EA released its new online store today, Origin, a ‘direct-to-consumer gaming platform’ which is set to rival Steam. The service, which already features 150 games, will be able to provide users with exclusive access to some of the biggest EA names, including FIFA 12 and Battlefield 3. Spokesman for EA, John Reseburg explained that the […]