10 Years On: Spore
Five-year run, £30.4m budget.
Adds FIDO2, WebAuthn support.
On the day of its release, even.
Download the lot in PDF format, for free.
A listing for a Battlefield 3 book co-authored by Andy McNab is spotted online.
Sales of printed books decline as eBook sales double in one year.
Books are replaced on average after 26 loans, claims HarperCollins.
We take a look at this pocket sized eReader, which weighs in at just 150g. It has support for plenty of different formats, including ePub, but its cheap construction and high price made us think twice.
The bit-tech labs are as usual, a bit messy. It's time for the inevitable clear-out, so we've rounded up a bunch of gear for review - some of it rad, some of it bad and some of which contains the actual Secret of Monkey Island! Check it all out in the latest On Our Desk.
In a piece written for Entertainment Weekly, Stephen King has come to the defence of video games, slamming American politicians.
This year we didn't just get graphics cards and computer games in our Christmas stockings - some of us got books too. So, in an attempt to prove that the internet hasn't killed printed media, we take a look at some of the best and worst books about gaming available!
A trilogy of books planned to explore the history behind Assassin's Creed has now been cancelled after pressure from the descendants of the real assassins...
A MacBook owner has revealed the horror he felt when he woke up to find his beloved laptop on fire in his living room.
We take a look at The Book of Games to see whether a book, about games, can be at all interesting. The ideal gift for a non-gaming parent or girlfriend? Okay, maybe not your girlfriend...
Ben Hardwidge, a name well known in the UK modding scene, has penned a new guide to the world of modding and overclocking. It's glossy and informative: but can it stand up to the gaze of the hardcore enthusiast? We curl up by the fire with a cup of tea to find out.
When Bill Gates wrote his vision of the future back in 1995, he made a number of outrageous (at the time) predictions about what the digital world would be like in 2006. How have his predictions held up? We take a look back at the book and see what Gates got right and what he got wrong.
Bill Gates' famous obsession with fast cars extends to his own Xbox. His favourite game? Project Gotham Racing, naturally. Has he tried PGR3 yet?