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Dave Burns

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Dave is a father of two who lives in Norfolk, he works in the Clinical Trial industry and he loves video games, watching Arsenal, playing poker and collecting Funko Pop! Vinyl. Dave is also the founder of Xboxer.

Xbox 360, the Kinect and the Future of Microsoft Gaming

With Microsoft’s Xbox One already well into its first year of development we decided to take a step back and look at the company’s impact on the industry and what their future may hold. Originally...

Games, game studies and darts

Understanding the way Xbox games tap into our appetites is a relatively new science. Given that XBox and similar consoles have only been around for less than a generation that’s maybe not surprising. They’re...

Triple-A vs. Indie: Are Big Budget Games Now Simply Too Expensive?

The past few years have been an excellent time for new developers. With the new innovation of the indie game; a title that, despite created by a small and independent team working with a...

Review: Dynasty Warriors 8

There comes a time in everyone's gaming careers when you just want to play something satisfying and mindless, Dynasty Warriors 8 is just that.  Whilst playing DW8 you can become very therapeutic, if you...

Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” continues into day 2 (with UK prices)

Larry Hyrb aka Major Nelson has released todays deals on his blog.  Today we see a further six games added to the Ultimate Game Sale as one-day offers, will you be getting any of...

LOVEFiLM abandon online game rentals

LOVEFiLM have made a move towards stopping the rental of games via their services, new users will no longer see an option to rent games and older accounts can no longer change their subscriptions...

Major Nelson reveals “Ultimate Game Sale” line-up (UK prices)

Major Nelson last night revealed the line-up for the "Ultimate Game Sale" and as usual the prices only show up in US$, here is a handy list of the games available on sale in...

E3 2013 – Destiny Impressions

Most Halo fans were upset to see Bungie leave their beloved franchise, when news hit they were creating a new IP under Activision there were mixed tensions but fear not, Destiny still has essence...

E3 2013 – Skylanders SWAP Force Impressions

My daughter turns one this week, her very first birthday and what do I want to get her? Well after seeing Skylanders SWAP Force I'm totally convinced that my angel wants... No, she needs...

E3 2013 – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

E3 2013 was easily the best event I have ever been too, ironically it was my very first E3 but still I have been to some cracking events before but this is the proverbial...

In Pictures: E3 2013 Outside of E3

In this final gallery we wanted to share what life was like outside of the conference, I know most of you have never been to E3 and what makes E3 better is the lovely...

In Pictures: E3 2013 EA Press Briefing

What's this? Another pointless gallery because everyone watched the EA conference online? Not exactly, sitting in the crowd at this event was quite daunting with up-to three screens showing the same video feed, not...

In Pictures: E3 2013 Microsoft Press Briefing

You've seen the videos (we hope) of the Microsoft press briefing but here is a ton of images from where we were sitting, probably the most useless post of images we'll upload but hey,...

In Pictures: E3 2013 Show Floor

The E3 show floor was a marvel of tech, filled with bright lights, loud music and the majestic smell of body odour (you gotta love geeks, right?).  We've tried to capture as much of...

In Pictures: E3 2013 Booth Babe gallery

E3 actually banned booth babes back in 2006 but that didn't stop ladies looking their best at this years E3.  This is pure proof that you don't need to be almost naked to look...

Review: Poker Night 2

I like to class myself as a fairly good poker player, I play in a league weekly and you can often find me online playing competitively. I have the first Poker Night on the...

WIN! Steelbook signed by the Gears of War: Judgment team giveaway

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW OVER. UPDATE: We've had an addition to the prize! The Reaper himself has decided to add to our prize with a code for the GowJ Alex Brand code! He tweeted the...

Review – Gears of War: Judgment

My love of Gears of War is no secret, I have a range of merchandise and the Gears of War 3 limited edition Xbox 360 so when Gears of War: Judgment was announced I...

Review: Tomb Raider

I remember my first encounter with Lara Croft, it was 1996 and I was 15 years old and it was Christmas, my parents bought me Tomb Raider for the Playstation and I disappeared into...

Investigation: Instagamepoints.com fraudulent activity

WARNING: The website has now changed domain to http://instant-points.net/ I, like most gamers, enjoy saving money on gaming and that's why I opted to buy 4200 Microsoft Points from instagamepoints.com... That was until it become clear that...
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