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    THX Spatial Audio app brings 360 degree sound to any headphone

    by Andy Bassett
    THX Spatial Audio app brings 360 degree sound to any headphone
    The THX Spatial Audio app is now available to add a fully immersive audio experience to any headphone or earbuds and new audio profiles are available for 18 games.  
  • Gaming News

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    Xbox Series X November launch confirmed

    by Andy Bassett
    Xbox Series X November launch confirmed
    Updated: Is a launch date of 5th November on the cards? Microsoft has confirmed that its Xbox Series X next generation gaming console will launch in November with thousands of games available - unfortunately. that won’t include Halo Infinite, which has been rescheduled for 2021.  
  • Gaming Review

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    Relicta Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Relicta Review (Xbox One)
    Building on the gravity-defying delights of Portal, Relicta offers up a very welcome budget-priced challenge for puzzle fans.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Paper Mario: The Origami King Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Paper Mario: The Origami King Review
    Paper Mario returns at last, with his first appearance on the Nintendo Switch being one of 2020’s biggest gaming releases.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Destroy All Humans Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Destroy All Humans Review (Xbox One)
    Find out if nostalgia is as good it used to be as this cult classic riffing on 1950s B-movies gets a keenly anticipated makeover…  
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  • Gaming News

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    Xbox Series X games showcase reveals world exclusives

    by Andy Bassett
    Xbox Series X games showcase reveals world exclusives
    Microsoft’s online Games Showcase presented its upcoming line up of Xbox games and included a handful of exclusives for its nextgen Xbox Series X console along with a mix of world premieres and updated looks at already revealed games.  
  • Gaming Review

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    Ghost of Tsushima Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Ghost of Tsushima Review
    Evoking the samurai movies from such well-renowned directors as Akira Kurosawa, Ghost of Tsushima is quite beautiful and offers your samurai character the chance to try new warrior tactics in the fight against invading forces.  
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  • Gaming News

    Audeze announces Penrose wireless gaming headphones

    by Andy Bassett
    Audeze announces Penrose wireless gaming headphones
    Audeze announces the Penrose, its latest wireless gaming headphone which comes in two flavours and features planar magnetic drivers plus a detachable broadcast quality mic.  
  • TV News

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    LG CX and GX OLED TVs gain AMD FreeSync Premium

    by Andy Bassett
    LG CX and GX OLED TVs gain AMD FreeSync Premium
    LG’s latest firmware update grants FreeSync Premium compatibility for its CX and GX OLED TVs, expanding their gaming credentials.  
  • Gaming Review

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    F1 2020 Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    F1 2020 Review (Xbox One)
    A little more polish gets applied to Codemasters’ winning formula, with the added bonus of racing the full 2020 season that never will be…  
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  • Gaming Review

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    The Last of Us Part II Review

    by Rik Henderson
    The Last of Us Part II Review
    The Last of Us Part II explores the next chapter in Ellie's struggle for survival in a post-apocalyptic United States as she comes into conflict with a mysterious cult.  
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  • Gaming News

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    Sony PS5 design and first games finally revealed

    by Andy Bassett
    Sony PS5 design and first games finally revealed
    Dubbed, “The Future of Gaming,” Sony’s pre-recorded online event has showcased a number of games that are in development for its hugely anticipated PS5 console. And it gave the world its first look at the final console hardware.  
  • Gaming Review

    Beyond Blue Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Beyond Blue Review (Xbox One)
    Made with the support of the BBC’s Blue Planet II team, this deep dive into the ocean is a small game with a big heart…  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Maneater Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Maneater Review (Xbox One)
    Live out your ultimate Jaws fantasy with an adventure you can really sink your teeth into…  
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  • Tech Thread

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    Getting started with VR: Which Oculus headset is recommended - Rift S or Quest?

    by Andy Bassett
    Getting started with VR: Which Oculus headset is recommended - Rift S or Quest?
    Now might be a good opportunity to go exploring new worlds in Virtual Reality but which of Oculus's headsets is recommended for a first time user. The PC connected Rift S or the non tethered Quest for ultimate freedom? See what others think in the thread.  
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    PlayStation 5 production will be limited initially

    by Andy Bassett
    PlayStation 5 production will be limited initially
    Speculation on the high PS5 launch price appears to have been confirmed and the initial production run could be scaled back as a consequence.  
  • Movies & TV Review

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    Sonic the Hedgehog Film Review

    by Tom Davies
    Sonic the Hedgehog Film Review
    Finally, you can catch that blasted hedgehog on streaming. But should you? Do you really want to? Surprisingly, those are probably questions with two different answers.  
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  • Gaming Review

    Cuisine Royale Review (PS4)

    by Luke Albiges
    Cuisine Royale Review (PS4)
    Hungry for something new to play? This spicy free battle royale game might hit the spot...  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Resident Evil 3 Review (PS4)

    by Luke Albiges
    Resident Evil 3 Review (PS4)
    More reinvention than remake, Resi 3 is a short but sweet blast all the same.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Final Fantasy VII Remake Review

    by Rik Henderson
    Final Fantasy VII Remake Review
    Square's classic Final Fantasy VII has had the remake treatment - will this updated retelling find a whole new generation of fans and still hit all the right nostalgia buttons?  
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  • Home AV News

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    BenQ launches new Home Cinema and Gaming projectors

    by Andy Bassett
    BenQ launches new Home Cinema and Gaming projectors
    Display specialist BenQ unveils four new projectors, two from its Home Cinema range - the TK810 and TK850 - and two from the company's Gaming portfolio - the TH685 and TH585.  
  • Gaming Review

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    Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review (Nintendo Switch)

    by Rik Henderson
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review (Nintendo Switch)
    Nintendo's first Animal Crossing for Switch sees your character persuaded to move to a desert island by a brochure that promises "A carefree new life just beyond the horizon." Does it live up to that pledge?  
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  • Gaming Review

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    DOOM Eternal Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    DOOM Eternal Review (Xbox One)
    Bringing more gloriously self-orchestrated carnage to the world, it’s well worth soaking up a little DOOM amidst all the gloom…  
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  • TV News

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    TV industry HDMI 2.1 'ready' after Xbox Series X collaboration

    by Andy Bassett
    TV industry HDMI 2.1 'ready' after Xbox Series X collaboration
    Microsoft has revealed the full extent of its Xbox Series X specifications and features, including how it worked with the TV industry to ensure HDMI 2.1 compliance.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Will the upcoming Xbox Series X / PS5 persuade you to move to a console for gaming?

    by Andy Bassett
    Will the upcoming Xbox Series X / PS5 persuade you to move to a console for gaming?
    This one's for PC gamers - will either of the power promises made by Sony and Microsoft for their next-generation consoles tempt you to make the jump to predominantly console gaming?  
  • Gaming Review

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    Dreams Review (PS4)

    by Luke Albiges
    Dreams Review (PS4)
    A universe of creative possibilities where the only limit is your imagination  
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  • Gaming Review

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    The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance Tactics Review (Switch)

    by Luke Albiges
    The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance Tactics Review (Switch)
    A simple yet solid strategy-RPG based on the Netflix fantasy series of the same name. Good for genre newcomers, but tactical masters may find it a little shallow.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Zombie Army 4: Dead War Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Zombie Army 4: Dead War Review (Xbox One)
    The undead rise again because slaughtering Nazi Zombies never goes out of style. The arcade action might be limited but it’s still a whole lot of fun.  
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  • Gaming Thread

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    Gamers - what you getting? PS5 or Xbox Series X?

    by Andy Bassett
    Gamers - what you getting? PS5 or Xbox Series X?
    With only a few details left to reveal for both of the next generation consoles, they'll soon be with us. Are AVForums gamers sticking with party lines or will you take the opportunity to jump ship? And if so, why?  
  • Gaming Review

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    Blair Witch Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Blair Witch Review (Xbox One)
    The horror franchise gets an unsettling case of PTSD.  
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  • Gaming Review

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    Journey to the Savage Planet Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Journey to the Savage Planet Review (Xbox One)
    A cheap and cheerful start to the gaming year.  
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  • Gaming Thread

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    Is video gaming more of a social activity now?

    by Andy Bassett
    Is video gaming more of a social activity now?
    AVForums's gamer Knight Rider 1963 asks whether players get more out of video gaming as a hobby or as a means of social or group interaction. Drop into the thread and see what others think.  
  • TV News

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    CES 2020 News: TCL TVs first to support THX Certified Game Mode

    by Andy Bassett
    CES 2020 News: TCL TVs first to support THX Certified Game Mode
    THX has announced its Certified Game Mode which aims to set up 4K TVs for the best possible video gaming experience, and TCL will be the first to release TVs that support it.  
  • Gaming News

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    CES 2020 News: Panasonic announces SC-HTB01 gaming speaker

    by Andy Bassett
    CES 2020 News: Panasonic announces SC-HTB01 gaming speaker
    Panasonic shows off its SC-HTB01 gaming speaker which appears to take plenty of design and technology cues, such as Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X, from a typical TV soundbar.  
  • Gaming News

    Xbox Series X console rises from Microsoft's Project Scarlett

    by Andy Bassett
    Xbox Series X console rises from Microsoft's Project Scarlett
    Speculation over the next Xbox console name comes to an end as the Project Scarlett nom de guerre is superseded by Xbox Series X.  
  • Gaming Review

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    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review (Xbox One)
    A Tomb Raider with The Force Unleashed  
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  • Home AV News

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    Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK 2019: Deals and Bargains

    by Andy Bassett
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday UK 2019: Deals and Bargains
    Black Friday 2019 falls on the 29th November and Cyber Monday follows on the 02nd December but there will be deals all week as the retailers vie for your hard-earned cash. We're bringing together the best deals we've come across in Home Cinema, Hi-Fi, Tech, Gaming and Movies.  
  • Gaming Thread

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    Older vs newer video games - which do you prefer?

    by Andy Bassett
    Older vs newer video games - which do you prefer?
    The latest AAA games have huge budgets, incredible visuals and are often geared towards multiplayer options. Filtered through some whimsical nostalgia, are the older, simpler, more story orientated games of yore really any better? Why not join in the discussion.  
  • Gaming Review

    Need for Speed Heat Review (Xbox One)

    by Ian Collen
    Need for Speed Heat Review (Xbox One)
    The fading franchise finds life in the basics...  
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  • Gaming Thread

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    Is it possible to use a mouse as a controller on a PS4 or Xbox One?

    by Andy Bassett
    Is it possible to use a mouse as a controller on a PS4 or Xbox One?
    Moved from PC or Mac gaming over to consoles but can't get the hang of the main handheld controllers? Fancy using a computer mouse as the interface instead? Is that even possible? If anyone knows how it can be done on a console, impart your wisdom in the thread.  

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