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Metal Gear Solid V revealed: hard-hitting mega-title coming up!

Metal Gear Solid V revealed: hard-hitting mega-title coming up!

This week at the 2013 Game Developer's Conference a couple of mysterious trailers from the past few weeks have been combined by the folks at Kojima to create Metal Gear Solid V. This is the first time the game has been officially revealed as existing, while two trailers - "The Phantom Pain" and "Ground Zeroes" - were both actually part of a series of pieces leading up to this final first push. Metal Gear Solid V (or Metal Gear Solid 5, if you prefer), is loaded and ready for action.

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Mega Man’s 25th anniversary brings goodies to die-hard fans

Mega Man’s 25th anniversary brings goodies to die-hard fans

One of Capcom's most iconic classics, Mega Man, is turning 25 years old this year come December. The Mega Man franchise has seen a huge amount of success, with over 40 game variations of the series being created, over 30 million copies of its games being sold, and with several TV shows being created/based off of it. To celebrate its upcoming 25th anniversary, Capcom is looking to give back to the players that helped make the series so successful.

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Sony unveils 20.1-megapixel a58 dSLR, offers 8fps shooting mode

Sony unveils 20.1-megapixel a58 dSLR, offers 8fps shooting mode

The newly announced a58 from Sony is a dSLR camera that utilizes Translucent Mirror technology and offers a variety of features for just about every type of photographer. The 20.1-megapixel a58 utilizes the BIONZ image processor, which is known for its low-noise and high ISO sensitivity. This interchangeable lens camera supports A-mount lenses, of which there are 35 options available.

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Mega now accepts Bitcoin as payment, also hints at e-mail, chat, voice expansion

Mega now accepts Bitcoin as payment, also hints at e-mail, chat, voice expansion

Kim Dotcom has just announced through Twitter that Mega, his successor to Megaupload, will now be accepting Bitcoin as payment for its cloud storage services. You can purchase your Mega service with Bitcoin through Mega's newest reseller, Bitvoucher. Bitcoin is a P2P digital currency that allows you to instantly make a payment to anyone, anywhere in the world. It does not operate under a central authority, such as banks or the government, but instead is operated by only the Bitcoin network. This allows everyone to be able to use its services, and it also allows users to make payments that cannot be traced by the government.


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Nokia tipped to bring 41 megapixel sensor to standard smartphones (again)

Nokia tipped to bring 41 megapixel sensor to standard smartphones (again)

This week The Guardian is tipping the world from one of their anonymous sources that Nokia may well be bringing their full-on Nokia 808 PureView 41 megapixel sensor to a set of standard smartphones in 2013. This tip comes from "sources close to the Finnish handset maker" and is indeed appearing to us to be just about as incredible as it may seem to you. What we'll likely see instead is a continuation of the Nokia Lumia 920's high-powered camera technology rather than the beast that is the lens configuration on the 808 - let's have a chat about why.

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Mega search engine listings appear as files get the axe

Mega search engine listings appear as files get the axe

Kim Dotcom's Mega is off to a high-profile start, but today we're hearing of seemingly inevitable copyright woes for the site. Mega has only been officially up and running for 11 days, but according to ComputerWorld, the website has already received 150 copyright warnings for 250 files. Since Mega lacks a search function and requires users to share links in order to share content (which is encrypted when uploaded), how are these copyright holders finding their content on Mega?

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Kim Dotcom: Mega will “take encryption to the mainstream”

Kim Dotcom: Mega will “take encryption to the mainstream”

This week the next-generation iteration of online file hosting known as Mega has taken hold, its creator Kim Dotcom making it clear in an interview that this is no Megaupload, his goal being to usher in a new era for the web. This interview took place with the Wall Street Journal and included no lack of assurances from Dotcom that this web service would not end up like the last. Singing some of the same tunes as he did this past weekend at the official launch of the service from his own New Zealand mansion, Dotcom made clear: "Every single pixel on that site has been looked at by lawyers, and of course we are fully compliant with all laws."

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