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The maker of Pokémon Go has moved to dispel privacy fears over the game amid concerns over the data it could access on Google accounts used to sign u(...)

Pokemon Go is an augmented reality game that send you out into the real world armed with nothing but your smartphone to capture Pokemon. It’s like a virtual treasure hunt. And it’s taken the world by storm.

So what exactly is it? Pokemon Go is an augmented reality game that send you out into the real world armed with nothing but your smartphone to capt(...)

Microsoft has announced it is planning to shut down the Xbox Fitness service over the next year, finally pulling the plug on June 30th 2017.

If you are a fan of Microsoft’s Xbox Fitness programme on the Xbox One, now might be a good time to start scouting around for a replacement, with the (...)

A gamer uses an Oculus Rift headset in the Oculus booth during the annual E3 2016 gaming conference in Los Angeles this week. Photograph: Getty Images

“Remember: no pterodactyl arms.” With those wise words ringing in my ears, I put on the Rift and suddenly I’m in a virtual world, clinging on to the (...)

A fan experiences PlayStation VR at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Photograph: Rich Polk/Getty Images

The dust is settling on the first day of E3 and already there is a scramble to declare a winner. Inevitably that means deciding whether it was Sony(...)

 Microsoft’s  Xbox’s Forza Horizon 3 at E3.

Microsoft may be planning a full assault on the game market, targeting a more flexible style of gaming in the coming years, but Sony has held back fro(...)

Gamers test new video games on display at the ‘2K Games’ area on the opening day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3 at the Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 16, 2015. Console kings Microsoft and Sony battled for players’ hearts with blockbuster games and the lure of virtual worlds as the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo began in Los Angeles. AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo may be one of the biggest events on the games industry calendar, but it’s also a test of attendees’ endurance. Here’(...)

Testing Samsung VR gear: this year at E3 is expected to be one where virtual reality really gets going. Photograph: EPA/Ritchie B Tongo

The biggest games event of the year is about to take place in Los Angeles. E3 has been the stage for some of the world’s biggest games to hit the mark(...)

Guests use Gear VR virtual reality headsets during a preview session. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Games have become business, and according to new research, they may be about to grow to new heights thanks to virtual reality. According to fig(...)

Order 66 says its Batman 3D costume can be recreated, in about four weeks, with the correct proportions

Galway studio Order 66 Workshop and Effects is taking Batman fandom to new levels of realism, with a 3D-printed replica of the Gotham hero’s costume.(...)

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