• TechnologyYahoo Entertainment UK Shopping

    Best gifts for gamers, from the new Nintendo Switch to inexpensive headphones

    If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the joystick jockey in your life we’ve got you covered.

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    'Dune' fans can now create their own 3D metaverse avatars inspired by the film

    Who didn't watch Dune and wish they had their own stillsuit?

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  • NewsRob Waugh's Yahoo Blog

    Playing Grand Theft Auto Can Make You More Sexist, Study Finds

    People who play sexist, violent videogames run the risk of developing unpleasant attitudes themselves, scientists have warned.

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    Microsoft Boss Apologises For Scantily Clad Female Dancers At Xbox Party

    Microsoft’s Xbox boss has apologised following accusations of sexism after the tech company hosted a party featuring scantily clad women dancing on podiums. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer later sent a email to all employees, which was also posted online stating that the presence of the dancers was “unequivocally wrong”. While many large brands such as Microsoft have taken steps to promote a more inclusive environment for women, they are still falling woefully short.

  • NewsRoss McG

    XBox And PS4 Gamers Will Soon Be Able To Play Together For First Time

    Microsoft has announced that it will allow Xbox One, PS4 and PC gamers play together. Xbox One and PC gamers will be able to compete against each other in the game Rocket League, the company said. In a blog post, Microsoft ID@Xbox director Chris Carla wrote: “In addition to natively supporting cross-platform play between Xbox One and Windows 10 games that use Xbox Live, we’re enabling developers to support cross-network play as well.

  • NewsRob Waugh's Yahoo Blog

    5 Reasons Playing Xbox One Or PS4 Can Actually Be Good For You

    For decades, people assumed that playing games was a waste of time - and the popular press have been keen to link games to everything from obesity to psychosis. A test with 72 volunteers at Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL) found that playing Starcraft 2 for 40 hours led to people being faster and more accurate in psychological tests. Professor Brad Love of UCL claimed that the boost enabled people to think about multiple ideas simultaneously - ‘like Sherlock

  • NewsKate Solomon

    Son Finally Gets Back At Prankster Dad Eight Years After Xbox Gift Trick

    Eight years of plotting went into this son’s Christmas plan to get back at his prankster dad.