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News: Sacked Man United Manager Louis van Gaal Wanted to Bring VR to Old Trafford

Sacked Man United Manager Louis van Gaal Wanted to Bring VR to Old Trafford

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As the launch of PlayStation VR lurches ever closer, it's interesting to think about where this technology is headed. And while many are focusing on the games for now, it's perhaps worth remembering that the tech has advantages in other sectors – like health and education, for example. Case in point: Louis van Gaal, the former manager of...

News: Manchester United Youth Player Fosu-Mensah Isn't Impressed with His Face in FIFA 17

Manchester United Youth Player Fosu-Mensah Isn't Impressed with His Face in FIFA 17

Good job he hasn't played PES

Timothy Fosu-Mensah has a bright future ahead of him, breaking into Manchester United's first-team alongside fellow youth talent Marcus Rashford under the watchful eye of the flat-faced Louis Van Gaal last season. But despite Jose Mourinho sticking with the Dutch junior this term, the youngster hasn't been awarded the...

News: What the Heck Is Going On with Shu's Twitter Account?

What the Heck Is Going On with Shu's Twitter Account?

#Xbox4Ever

Lovable Sony suit Shuhei Yoshida is a frequent presence on Twitter, engaging with fans and industry figureheads, promoting all things PlayStation, and occasionally letting us know what he's been playing lately. His total number of tweets at the time of typing amounts is about 43,200 – it seems he's as keen on his social media as he is...

News: Geoff Keighley's The Game Awards Will Return on 1st December

Geoff Keighley's The Game Awards Will Return on 1st December

On every gaming screen and VR

Oh, great. As we mentally prepare ourselves for a week of exorbitantly late night streams, industry icon Geoff Keighley has revealed that we can look forward to one more on 1st December, when The Game Awards will return. We thought that last year's show was just about as good as one could reasonably expect an awards...

News: There's a PlayStation E3 Headline Generator

There's a PlayStation E3 Headline Generator

And it's glorious

E3 is a time of fierce format wars and – if you happen to work in the games industry – intense stress. Scientists often say that laughing is a good way of dealing with tough situations, and this PlayStation E3 headline generator certainly got a giggle out of us. Some of our favourites so far: Shawn Layden bursts from a...

News: This Modded Uncharted 4 PS4 Is Pretty Amazing

This Modded Uncharted 4 PS4 Is Pretty Amazing

Golden

It's incredible how creative some people are when it comes to constructing modified consoles, and this Uncharted 4: A Thief's End-themed system is yet another example of that. Made by Romanian gamer Vulpe Adrian Andrei, the system employs a shirt similar to the one worn by protagonist Nathan Drake as well as leather bounding and pistole...

News: Learn Why Shenmue Is Held in Such High Regard

Learn Why Shenmue Is Held in Such High Regard

Courage shall determine his fate

Not going to lie: Shenmue III's reveal almost had your humble host in tears last year. It's a game series that's had a profound effect on this author, as illustrated in this soapbox article. But many who missed out on the original – or perhaps were too young to play it – may not understand why Yu Suzuki's...

Weirdness: Snake Believe! Python Found in Faulty PS4

Snake Believe! Python Found in Faulty PS4

Greatnesssss awaits

The PlayStation 4 can be a bit of an animal, but one Sao Paulo gamer got a little more than he bargained for. After encountering a few console faults – unexpected power cycling and strange smells – he took the system to an electrician, who assumed that he may find some kind of electrical fault inside. Instead, however, he...

News: Uncharted 4's Focus Testing Didn't Always Go Smoothly

Uncharted 4's Focus Testing Didn't Always Go Smoothly

One individual had to be ejected

By and large, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End has prompted a pretty damn positive response – but not everyone is in love with the PlayStation 4 exclusive. But while criticisms of its pacing and platforming may be more than fair, comments about the gender of some of its characters are less reasonable. However, that's...