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Puzzlers jet into Croydon for world puzzle and Sudoku championships

Surrey Comet:

11:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Puzzlers from all over the world came to test their brainpower and puzzle solving skills against each other in Croydon.

Football Manager 2015 announced: Annual time-sink set for November release

Surrey Comet:

11:20am Friday 8th August 2014

If you can drag yourself away from all the transfer gossip for a minute, there’s another bit of summer football news you may be excited to hear about.

Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park to feature in FIFA 15

Surrey Comet:

4:27pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Evening FIFA sessions with your mates will be even better for Eagles fans come September when Selhurst Park debuts on FIFA 15.

Head to Gina Conway Lifestyle Salon for a soothing new massage treatment

Surrey Comet: Gina Conway Lifestyle Salon and Spa in Wimbledon

6:10am Sunday 29th June 2014

Staff are now offering a new type of treatment called Marma Therapy at the Wimbledon branch.

Review: Democracy 3 - the game that lets you control the country

Surrey Comet: Democracy 3 is out for iPad after being an indie hit on PC

2:57pm Friday 27th June 2014

At one time or another each and every one of us will have claimed to be able to do a better job of running the country than the government.

Watch Dogs review: Seven things that are great about hacking thriller - and two that aren't

Surrey Comet: Watch Dogs from Ubisoft

3:20pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Watch Dogs is the biggest event in next-gen gaming since those swanky new consoles from Sony and Microsoft launched last year.

Wimbledon student crowned 'Ultimate Pokémon expert'

Surrey Comet: Oliver Reilly, right, being congratulated by Johnny Vegas

5:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

Wimbledon A-Level student Oliver Reilly crowned Pokémon expert in competition

Review: Hitman GO (iPhone, iPad)

Surrey Comet: Review: Hitman GO (iPhone, iPad)

5:07pm Friday 25th April 2014

During breaks from playing the excellent Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft I’ve managed to find time to play the other big recent iOS release Hitman GO – and found it to be surprisingly good.

Fast and frantic football with few gimmicks: Review of EA's FIFA World Cup

Surrey Comet: Will England win the World Cup. . . they did on the game.

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The build up to a World Cup is always exciting and EA’s FIFA World Cup game only whets the appetite further.

Review: Infamous Second Son (PS4)

Surrey Comet: Infamous Second Son for PS4

3:07pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Comic book-style superhero adventure series Infamous has made its first next-gen appearance, amid huge expectations and interest.

Review: Toukiden The Age of Demons (PS Vita)

Surrey Comet: Toukiden The Age of Demons (PS Vita)

10:38am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Toukiden is the latest game from Tecmo Koei and is their first attempt at making a monster-hunting game.

Review: Titanfall (XBox One, XBox 360 and PC)

Surrey Comet: Review: Titanfall (XBox One, XBox 360 and PC)

4:19pm Friday 14th March 2014

Adam is back, reviewing Titanfall on the Xbox One.

PlayStation's The Last of Us and Tearaway win multiple awards at video game Bafta ceremony

Surrey Comet: The Last of Us

2:31pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Critically-acclaimed post-apocalyptic survival game The Last Of Us was the big winner at the British Academy Games Awards, picking up five honours.

Sony PlayStation 4 in figures: Six million sales and more PS4 facts

Surrey Comet: The PS4 games console from Sony

3:19pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

Largely thanks to the coverage I’ve provided over the past few months, Sony Computer Entertainment’s been able to announce it’s shifted more than six million units of its new PlayStation 4 console.

Review: Pointless - Quiz With Friends (iPhone, iPad)

Surrey Comet: Play Pointless on your mobile phone or tablet

1:19pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

I’ve been a fan of BBC One teatime quiz show Pointless for a couple of years – and make sure I record it every day while I’m at work.

Review: Tomb Raider Definitive Edition (PS4, Xbox One)

Surrey Comet: Tomb Raider Definitive Edition for PS4 and Xbox One

10:38am Thursday 20th February 2014

Last year Tomb Raider was given a reboot, with all-action adventuring archaeologist Lara Croft taken down a new darker and grittier path.

iPhone 5 with Flappy Bird installed for sale near you - for just £5,000!

Surrey Comet: Flappy Bird taken down: Bournemouth students react

1:03pm Friday 14th February 2014

UNLESS you’ve been living in a pipe for the last month or so you must be aware of the Flappy Bird phenomenon.

Review: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Freedom Cry DLC (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC)

Surrey Comet: Freedom Cry can be bought as part of the Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag season pass

11:58am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Whether you like Freedom Cry, the downloadable single-player expansion to Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, will depend on three key factors.

Top 10 PlayStation 4 games which new Sony PS4 owners should check out

Surrey Comet: Fifa 14 for PS4 by EA Sports

1:23pm Friday 31st January 2014

PlayStation 4 players haven't yet been blessed with many games to play on their swanky new consoles.

Review: Killzone Shadow Fall (PlayStation 4 / PS4)

Surrey Comet: Killzone: Shadow Fall

2:59pm Thursday 16th January 2014

I'm not a big fan of first-person shooters at the best of times, and Killzone 3 wasn't the best of times.

10 first impressions of the PlayStation 4 games console from a new PS4 owner

Surrey Comet: The PS4 games console from Sony

1:04pm Thursday 9th January 2014

So, I was lucky enough to be able to get a PlayStation 4 as a post-Christmas treat for myself.

Review: Gran Turismo 6 (PlayStation 3 / PS3)

Surrey Comet: Gran Turismo 6

10:27pm Thursday 26th December 2013

Gran Turismo is back for its sixth major PlayStation release with the expected mix of fantastic feats and frustrating failings.

Review: Batman Arkham Origins (PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Wii U)

Surrey Comet: Batman Arkham Origins

9:40pm Monday 23rd December 2013

Batman: Arkham Origins provides another fine slice of comic book superhero action, with the Caped Crusader's kick-ass combat skills once again the stars of the show.

Video: Xbox One beats PS4 in console war after Microsoft's Bill Gates fights Sony’s Kaz Hirai - South Park style!

Surrey Comet: Microsoft's Bill Gates faces off against Sony’s Kaz Hirai to settle the Xbox One vs PS4 console war in South Park

3:55pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

Xbox One has won the console war against PlayStation 4 – well, at least according to the South Park version of events.

Coulsdon drama teacher is voice of new Harry Potter character

Surrey Comet: Glen McCready is the voice of Zygmunt Budge in the new PlayStation3 game

3:00pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

A drama teacher has lent his voice to the first Harry Potter character created since J K Rowling's final book was published.

Review: Bioshock Infinite Burial At Sea Episode 1 (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Surrey Comet: Bioshock Infinite Burial At Sea Episode 1

10:31am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Burial At Sea Episode 1 is the first story-driven expansion to Bioshock Infinite which reunites players with the characters Booker DeWitt and Elizabeth.

Review: Lego Marvel Super Heroes (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, WiiU, PC)

Surrey Comet: Lego Marvel Super Heroes by TT Games, published by Warner Bros

12:44pm Thursday 5th December 2013

The combination of Lego with famous movie and comic book franchises has been a massive success in recent years, both in terms of physical sets of bricks and video games.

10 facts about text messaging to celebrate 21st B-DAY of SMS

Surrey Comet: Taxpayer cash 'wasted' on council mobile phones

6:00am Wednesday 4th December 2013

This week is when text messaging reaches a special B-DAY as it turns 21.

Review: Football Manager 2014 (PC, Mac, PlayStation Vita, iOS, Android)

Surrey Comet: Football Manager 2014

12:24pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Sports Interactive's unrivalled football management simulation is back for another year, putting in a mostly solid performance while also showing off some new skills it’s learned on the training ground.

PlayStation 4 (PS4) games console launches to eager gamers in London

Surrey Comet: Eager gamers keen to get their hands on the next generation PlayStation console have begun queuing ahead of the launch at midnight in Covent Garden, London.

10:09am Friday 29th November 2013

AFTER months of anticipation, the new PlayStation 4 (PS4) games console has finally been launched.

PlayStation 4 launch event details and how you can buy a PS4 on first day with no pre-order

Surrey Comet: PlayStation 4 (PS4)

2:17pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Just a week on from the Xbox One’s launch, gamers are in for another exciting night when the PlayStation 4 hits shops this Friday.

Xbox One: Sidcup man first in line for new Microsoft console at London launch

Surrey Comet: Charlie Pulbrook from Sidcup is the first person to pick up an Xbox One after the midnight release of the console at the pop-up GAME store at Trocadero in London's Leicester Square

10:20am Friday 22nd November 2013

The first UK shots in this winter’s console war have been fired with the star-studded launch of the Xbox One – and a Sidcup man was at the front of the queue.

Christmas gift guide 2013: Top 10 video games and other ideas for gadget fans

Surrey Comet: Games and gadgets will be high on many people's lists to Santa again this year

Christmas is a time to reflect on life, to be with loved ones and to unwrap some really cool new games and gadgets.

PS4 vs Xbox One: Should you side with Sony or Microsoft in consoles battle this Christmas?

Surrey Comet: Sony and Microsoft are going head to head with their next-generation consoles, the PS4 and Xbox One

11:59am Wednesday 20th November 2013

FORGET X factor vs Strictly or Quality Street vs Roses, there’s only one important head-to-head this winter – PlayStation 4 vs Xbox One.

PS4 launch: London skyline and OXO Tower transformed with PlayStation symbols

Surrey Comet: Giant PlayStation symbols have been installed on London's OXO Tower

12:30pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

London’s skyline and the iconic OXO Tower have been transformed ahead of the new PlayStation 4 console being launched in the UK.

Christmas gift guide 2013: Top toys and games for children

Surrey Comet: The Furby Boom! is set to be one of 2013's big sellers

In a few weeks’ time all the nice children (and probably the naughty ones too) will be getting a visit from Father Christmas.

Review: Battlefield 4 (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Surrey Comet: Battlefield 4 by Dice published by EA

11:46am Thursday 14th November 2013

Every summer Hollywood studios release a clutch of big-budget blockbuster movies.

Review: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag (PS3, Xbox 360)

Surrey Comet: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

1:00pm Friday 8th November 2013

Pirates of the Caribbean meets Grand Theft Auto in the new Assassin's Creed adventure.

Asus Google Nexus 7 tablet review

Surrey Comet: Google Nexus 7 32GB, £169.99, from currys.co.uk

12:59pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

What do you get when a software and tech giant, say Google, joins forces with a hardware specialist such as Asus?

Pictures: MCM London Comic Con review - costumes, crowds and a day out with my inner geek

Surrey Comet: MCM London Comic Con

10:19am Friday 1st November 2013

Some people will see the MCM London Comic Con as just a large gathering of weirdoes while others will think it’s the coolest event to have taken place in London last weekend.

Review: NBA 2K14 basketball game (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Surrey Comet: NBA 2K14 from 2K Sports

10:20am Thursday 31st October 2013

Your decision whether to buy NBA 2K14 or not comes down to two very simple factors.

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag - preview and videos

Surrey Comet: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

4:12pm Thursday 24th October 2013

There are just a few days left until the fourth swashbuckling instalment of Assassin’s Creed arrives on consoles.

Review: Beyond Two Souls (PS3 PlayStation 3)

Surrey Comet: Beyond Two Souls for PS3

4:29pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Beyond: Two Souls is a game I really wanted to love. In many ways I do - but, there are some buts.

MCM London Comic Con at ExCel - heaven for comic book, games and sci-fi fans

Surrey Comet: Thousands of comic book, games and sci-fi fans will flock to MCM London Comic Con

10:50am Friday 11th October 2013

If you have even a passing interest in sci-fi October 25 to 27 are essential dates to have in your diary.

Review: F1 2013 game (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Surrey Comet: F1 2013

4:20pm Thursday 10th October 2013

Codemasters’ F1 series is back with another assured and winning performance for the 2013 season but not without a few boos coming its way – a summary which Sebastian Vettel might relate to.

Review: Fifa 14 (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Surrey Comet: Gareth Bale is on the cover of Fifa 14

12:19pm Friday 4th October 2013

Fifa v Pro Evo – it’s a battle which divides football-devoted gamers year after year.

Review: Grand Theft Auto V (PS3, Xbox 360)

Surrey Comet: Grand Theft Auto 5

4:17pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Rockstar, the master of provocative marketing and whipping up frenzy, has excelled itself with Grand Theft Auto V.

Grand Theft Auto V: Five things you'll love about Rockstar's game

Surrey Comet: Grand Theft Auto 5

1:15pm Friday 20th September 2013

Rockstar’s open-world adventure Grand Theft Auto V is a massive game and there’s a mind-blowing amount of things to see and do.

Sutton gamer camps for days in the rain to get Grand Theft Auto V first

Surrey Comet: Taylor Pelling as he queued for a different game in November

4:00pm Tuesday 17th September 2013

A games fan from Sutton spent three days camping in the rain in central London to get his hands on Grand Theft Auto V before anyone else.

Fans queue round the block for new Grand Theft Auto game

Surrey Comet: Dozens braved the cold - picture supplied by Ben Stevens

9:01am Tuesday 17th September 2013

Computer game fanatics queued in the cold outside HMV last night for the chance to be one of the first to get their hands on the latest installment of the ultra-violent Grand Theft Auto series.






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