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Mass Effect Andromeda to hit EA Early Access on March 16th

The official Mass Effect Andromeda Twitter have sent out a tweet replying to Twitter user @N7Follower confirming that the BioWare space RPG will be coming to Xbox One’s EA Early Access on March 16th.

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This came as a bit of a surprise, as originally it seemed it would hit Early Access only a couple of days before release, but it looks like EA Access subscribers will get to enjoy 10 hours of the hotly anticipated title eight days before it hits shelves, with all save progress carried over if you buy the full game.

Button mapping coming soon for all

A feature previously believed to be reserved for the new Elite controller, button mapping, is set to be available for all controllers soon.

Mike Ybarra, Partner Director of Program Management, Xbox and Windows Platform at Microsoft, replied to a tweet asking him why button mapping was reserved to just the Elite controller, with confirmation that the feature will be coming to all. However, no information regarding of when this would be available was given.

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The Xbox One Elite controller, with swappable d-pad, analogue sticks, and mappable buttons, is due to release on October 27, 2015, for £119.99,

Dying Light DLC Competition extended

With all the negative press surrounding Bungie/Activisions Destiny & Red Bull exclusivity deal, many took to utilising their suffering at the hands of the community at large to promote their own game.

 

Most attempts fell flat, Planetside 2 in particular; given their own troubles, yet one developer has managed to find the balance that keeps it firmly in the tongue in cheek satire department. Techland’s #DrinkforDLC twitter campaign went down so well with gamers when they opened the campaign on Wednesday, that they have now decided to take a poke at another community gripe, as it appears they are now ripping on Sony’s recent decision to Crowd-fund Shenmue 3, even though it appears they intended to finance its development.

 

The #DrinkforDLC campaign now has added stretch goals for further free content, and they have also thrown a docket code in for good measure.

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Titanfall Xbox One Beta Giveaway [CLOSED]

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UPDATE: DUE TO EA & MICROSOFT OPENING THE BETA FOR ALL ON THE MARKETPLACE “XBOX BING TITANFALL” THIS COMP HAS NOW BEEN CLOSED. NO POINT WINNING A CODE WHEN YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE BETA RIGHT NOW!!

By now many of you have noticed and seen posts about the thousands of people currently enjoying the Beta for the Xbox One’s upcoming console-shifter, Titanfall. But what of you who weren’t lucky enough to receive an early access code? Well you’ve got a second chance at life right here.

We have one delicious Titanfall Beta key to give away to one lucky winner among you. All you have to do is tell us what you’re favourite upcoming ‘non-Titanfall’ game is for 2014. Regardless of whether it’s on Xbox One or…that other thing. Winners will be selected at 5PM GMT tomorrow (February 16th).

Comment down below for your chance to win. For now, check out our preview video of what you’re missing.

Happy hunting.

Introducing the Nokia Lumia 925

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Nokia has today introduced the Nokia Lumia 925, a new interpretation of its award-winning flagship, the Nokia Lumia 920. The Nokia Lumia 925 introduces a metal design and showcases the latest PureView camera innovation, new features and third party applications coming to the Nokia Lumia range.

The Nokia Lumia 925 includes the most advanced lens technology and next generation imaging software to capture clearer, sharper pictures and video, including the best low light images. The Nokia Lumia 925 also introduces the new Nokia Smart Camera mode, coming as an update to all Lumia Windows Phone 8 smartphones. Nokia Smart Camera offers an easy way to capture ten images at once and edit the pictures with options like Best Shot, Action Shot, and Motion Focus for creating the perfect high quality image.

Nokia also announced Hipstamatic’s new app, Oggl, will arrive on Nokia Lumia smartphones, allowing people to take and share high quality pictures with like-minded creatives and photography enthusiasts from around the world. In addition to sharing photos on Oggl, users can simultaneously share photos on social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Tumblr, Flickr and Instagram.

The Nokia Lumia 925 introduces metal for the first time to the Nokia Lumia range, bringing appeal and unique benefits like increased robustness. The polycarbonate back comes in white, grey or black. A wireless charging cover can be clipped onto the back of the phone to take advantage of Nokia’s extensive wireless charging accessories and ecosystem. Covers, sold separately, come in white, black, yellow, and red.

Leading Nokia services, such as the HERE suite of integrated location and navigation services and Nokia Music for unlimited streaming of free music playlists, add to the great proposition offered by Nokia’s latest smartphone.

The Nokia Lumia 925 is being introduced into Europe with Vodafone, along with other operator and retail partners. Patrick Chomet, group director of Terminals at Vodafone said: “The new Nokia Lumia 925 is a sleek and sophisticated smartphone delivering great performance and outstanding imaging. We look forward to offering the Nokia Lumia 925 across our markets on Vodafone Red, as well as other tariffs, enabling customers to make the most of their new smartphone on Vodafone’s fast and reliable network. Vodafone customers will also have exclusive access to a 32GB version of the Nokia Lumia 925, giving them even more capacity to store all their content for personal and business use.”

Terry Myerson, corporate vice president, Microsoft Windows Phone Division, added: “Together with Nokia, we continue to change the way people think about smartphone cameras. The work Nokia has done with the Lumia 925 further enhances the imaging capabilities of the Lumia smartphones.”

In addition to Europe, the Nokia Lumia 925 will be introduced into the US by T-Mobile and into China by China Mobile and China Unicom. Sales are expected to start in the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and China in June, followed by the US and a number of other markets. The Nokia Lumia 925 will be priced around 469 EUR before taxes and subsidies. Country-specific pricing and availability will be announced locally.

Nokia Lumia 925

Operating system
Windows Phone 8

HERE location and mapping services
Free global HERE Maps and HERE Drive+;Free HERE Transit available in the Store

Display
4.5″ AMOLED WXGA (1280×768), 2.25 D sculpted Gorilla 2 Glass, ClearBlack, High Brightness Mode, Sunlight Readability, Super Sensitive Touch for glove and nail usage

Battery
2000 mAh battery, Wireless Charging supported via an accessory cover

Processor
1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon

Main camera
PureView 8.7 MP with Optical Image Stabilization, Autofocus, short pulse high power dual LED flash, most advanced lens technology, 1080p HD video at 30fps with Optical Image Stabilization. Includes Nokia Smart Camera mode.

Front facing camera
1.2 MP wide angle

Memory
1GB RAM, 16 GB internal memory; 7 GB free SkyDrive cloud storage

Black Ops 2 – Double XP Weekender May 10 – May 13

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Treyarch has confirmed via twitter that a Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DOUBLE XP Weekend is on the cards starting tomorrow May 10th until Monday May 13th 2013. If you’re edging near another prestige now is a great time to start racking up the points and showcase another emblem…or something… just dust off the disc if you have too!

No news as of yet on the next Map Pack which is rumoured to drop in the next few weeks, but you can catch up on our write-up of the Uprising Map Pack, or Revolution Map Pack by clicking the appropriate links.