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The most overrated video games of this generation

Last week, we paid tribute to the most [[artnid:355295|underrated games of this generation]] (i.e. stuff you should have bought, but didn’t). Now it's time for the evil twin version. If you missed out on some of the overlooked gems from our previous ...

The most underrated video games of this generation

The current generation of consoles has harvested a bumper crop of incredible games. From the cultural phenomenon of Grand Theft Auto IV to the cinematic luxury of the latest Metal Gear Solid, the number of high-profile releases has truly been stagger...

A.C. Ryan Playon!HD network media player

The A.C. Ryan Playon!HD is a network media streamer that doubles as a NAS device. It boasts a Full HD Realtek 400MHz processor and supports a dizzying array of video file formats, including AVI, DAT, FLV, MKV, M2TS, MP4, MOV, M4V, RM, TS, TRP, WMV, a...

Sharp LC52LE700X LED TV

The Sharp LC52LE700X is a 52in, LED-backlit LCD television suitable for plus-sized living rooms. Like its predecessor, the LC40LB700X, it boasts great picture quality and faithful colour reproduction. It's also exceptionally green-friendly for a larg...

Hitachi XL Desktop Drive (2TB)

The Hitachi XL Desktop Drive is a 3.5in external hard drive with a massive 2TB capacity (a cheaper 1TB version is also available). It comes with easy to use backup software, it's a cool operator and it isn’t too painful to look at.

Sanyo Xacti SH1 Full HD camcorder

The Sanyo Xacti SH1 (AKA VPC-SH1TAR) is an entry-level Full HD camcorder that records MPEG-4 video to removable flash memory cards. Its main claims to fame are a powerful 23x optical zoom lens and ultra-compact size. For an asking price of $599, it’s...

Q&A with PiMP.tv's Christina and Ashlee

PiMP.tv is one of the gaming community's best kept secrets. You won't see it appear on the news aggregator site N4G.com, and it rarely gets mentioned on video game forums either. And yet, despite its relative anonymity, PiMP.tv's 'daily dose' of girl...

Panasonic DMP-BD85 Blu-ray player

The Panasonic DMP-BD85 (or Panasonic DMP-BD85GH-K to give it its full name) is a high-end Blu-ray player aimed at serious movie aficionados. It comes with a cavalcade of fancy features, including 7.1ch surround sound, advanced 1080p upscaling, an SD/...

Ten reasons why Australia needs an Internet filter

The proposed Internet filter pushed by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has been a source of controversy in Australia. Today it was revealed that the filter will be delayed by at least 12 months, while the Government further considers exactly w...

Cowboy zombies coming to Red Dead Redemption

Rockstar Games today announced a cavalcade of new DLC for the Western adventure game Red Dead Redemption. Along with the typical assortment of new maps and character models is the intriguingly named Undead Nightmare Pack.

Kogan Blu-ray Player Slim BD 2.0 Full HD 1080p

The Kogan Blu-ray Player Slim (AKA Blu-ray Player Slim BD 2.0 Full HD 1080p) is an ultra-compact BD player that packs plenty of functionality into its petite body. Highlights include Blu-ray Profile 2.0 support, DVD upscaling to 1080i, a front-mounte...

Western Digital My Passport AV external hard drive

The Western Digital My Passport AV is a portable USB 2.0 external hard drive with a 320GB capacity. As the 'AV' in its name implies, it has been specifically designed with the video connoisseur and camcorder user in mind. It provides reliable video p...

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