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PlayStation VR on Tour in the UK

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Ahead of the launch of Sony Interactive Entertainment’s (SIE) PlayStation VR head mounted display (HMD) UK gamers are being given the chance to try the headset for themselves.  Starting with EGX in Birmingham, SIE’s “Future of Play” tour will visit six locations around the UK between now and 30th October. (more…)

Virtual Reality: The Present

So last week I talked about past attempts to bring VR gaming to the masses. Fair to say, they were more misses than masses. But that was over 20 years ago. VR is here and a lot has changed in that time. Your mobile phone is more powerful than the typical games console was then. With those changes in technology Virtual Reality is now a possibility.

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There are three main contenders for your Virtual Reality enjoyment in today’s market, all at various prices over £300. Yeah, I said it was here, didn’t say it was going to be cheap! However, you don’t need to cripple your credit card to take part. It’s possible to experience VR for under £20, but more about that later. Let’s look at the top contenders, how much they cost and what you’ll need to use them. (more…)

Virtual Reality: The Past

This is the first in a series of articles about one of the big trends in gaming: Virtual Reality. It’s the future of gaming,  I know because that’s what the gaming media keep telling me. So it must be true! But what is it and where did it come from? Is it new technology or has it been around for a while? In these articles I’ll explore the various attempts at Virtual Reality (VR) from the past, look at the numerous VR options available today and have a glimpse and speculate on what the future may hold for VR.

Sony VR

But, as the Disney song says, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start”

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Lego Star Wars – The Force Awakens

If you’re looking for something fun to keep you distracted until S10 hits the new Star Wars Lego game might be just what you’re looking for.

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The Doctor arrives in the Lego Dimension

We’ll be reviewing the Doctor’s Lego Dimension pack shortly but needless to say it’s as fun as you would expect a Lego Doctor Who cross over would be!  Until then enjoy 12’s lighthearted arrival in the Lego world (should offset tonight’s more serious episode).

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Holy Batfleck err Batman, ‘Batman and Superman’ content comes to Arkham Knight!

Pow, Blam and Wham! The range of Batmobiles available in the Arkham Knight game keeps on growing as the ‘Batman vs Superman’ version was added today for season pass holders. (everyone else gets the chance to buy it next month)

Batman vs Superman Arkham Knight

There is also a skin of the new Batman outfit, worn with grim determination by Ben Affleck in the hotly anticipated movie. (March can’t come quick enough but this should help tide Bat Fans over)

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The Doctor Who Skins Vol II for Minecraft on Xbox

Just in time for Christmas comes an exciting set of skins for the Minecraft fanatic in your life! The “Doctor Who Skins Vol II” provides more than 50 new character skins, including the classic Seventh Doctor, Donna Noble, Captain Jack Harkness, monsters and Cybermen. With this skin pack, you can now finally pair K9 with The Tenth Doctor while building a home that is bigger on the inside.   Click here for the complete list of skins.

Doctor Who Minecraft Skins Vol 2

“Doctor Who Skins Volume II” for Minecraft Xbox One and Xbox 360 editions will be available on the Xbox Store worldwide on Dec. 18 for $2.99/€2.99/£2.39, so fire up your TARDIS and get ready.

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Doctor Who Comes To Minecraft On X-Box

Here at Skaro Towers we’re no strangers to the gaming phenomenon that is Minecraft, and for you X-Box 360 players, BBC Worldwide are bringing Doctor Who to the game.

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From the official blurb:

“From September 2014, Minecraft players will have access to a range of Doctor Who assets which will allow them to change their avatar to resemble their favourite characters from the show. The first pack – priced at just £1.99 – will include a character inspired by the Twelfth Doctor as well as five other Doctors, each of their on-screen companions and some of the Doctor’s most well known adversaries including his arch-nemeses, the Daleks. (more…)

Capaldi Joins Doctor Who Legacy

Legacy Title ScreenThis week Doctor Who Legacy has launched its tie ins with series 8.  Available now in the Special section, you’ll find Series 8 available in three different versions, easy, medium and hard so everyone can play, regardless of what level you’re at.

And even better, the first mission, Deep Breath includes a 100% drop of the 12th Doctor.

The series 8 missions will update every weekend after the tv episode has aired featuring a tie in to that episode’s events.

Keep an eye on Doctor Who Legacy’s Facebook page for more updates, including codes for free time crystals and more!

https://www.facebook.com/doctorwholegacy

5th Doctor Comes to Legacy

Doctor Who Legacy - 5th DoctorIf you’re a fan of the game Doctor Who Legacy like me, then you’ll be pleased to have heard that the 5th Doctor has now been added to the game for use in your teams.

Due to be added as a drop in the Hunt For Greyhound One expansion, there’s a chance to grab him early if you’re quick and check out the Doctor Who Legacy newsletter on their site, or via their Facebook page.

For those interested in the game specifics, the 5th Doctor uses the green gems and has the following abilities:

Rank 1 ability: Brave Heart – Very cool new ability which allows you to replace up to 5 eliminated gems with Green after turn.

Rank 2 ability: Temporal Grace – Equally cool new ability (similar to an S-Perk and stacks with the Perk) Increase gem move time by 3 seconds for 1 turn.

Doctor Who Legacy is available for iOS, Android, Kindle and is on Facebook.

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