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Many RPG gamers regard Planescape: Torment as one of the best, if not the best game in the genre. Together with the Baldur’s Gate series, gamers were introduced to awesome computer games based on Dungeons & Dragons; worlds filled with complete with complex choices and intriguing stories that set the bar for RPGs that followed. It’s surprising though that despite the positive response, Planescape: Torment did not flourish and get the sequels that it deserved.…

Kickstarter has given us the opportunity to witness some pretty cool ideas see the light of day. We’ve seen pitches for games, comic books and all sorts of gear but now, we’re about to see it taken to a whole new level as the crowd-funding website may just be about to give us the very first indie-gaming console — the Ouya. According to their Kickstarter page, Ouya has collected over 60,000 backers and has managed to…

Halo 4 is probably one of the most anticipated games this year; fans just can’t seem to wait until November to get their hands on the next entry in one of the most iconic franchises in the FPS genre. But as the game’s release inches closer, fans are also becoming a little bit more nervous. Halo 4 is developed by 343 Industries and will be the first game in the series not worked on by…

Amazon made some pretty big waves last year when it released its Kindle Fire Tablet. Its estimated that they sold 4.7 million of them in Q4 last year, making it the most popular Android tablet on the market. Amazon sent out press invites today for an event its holding on September 6th. Although mum is the word on what they are announcing, based on the fact that some Android specific sites received the invite,…

It’s been seven years since the 2005 release of the Xbox 360, and rumors are starting to swirl about the successor to one of the world’s most popular gaming consoles. The Xbox 720 has not been officially confirmed by Microsoft, but there have been a number of reports that suggest the Xbox 720 is well in to its development. The Xbox 360 has been one of the most successful gaming machines ever, selling some 67.2…

Instacube for Instagram Say hello to Instacube, a sleek new purpose-built display for your Instragram feed. Sporting a robust app-shaped body and a 6.5″ display capable of displaying your Instragam pics in 3x the resolution of your iPhone, the only question we’re asking is why Instagram didn’t think of it first. The ‘cube is an Android-based device with a touch capacitive LCD display and a crisp 600 x 600 resolution. The perfect addition to any…

When it comes to 10-inch tablets, few come close to the popularity or total functionality of the iPad. For some of us though, Android makes more sense either because of more affordable pricing or simply because we like the flexibility, open nature, and shear amount of hardware options to be found in the Android world of tablets. If price is the leading factor for why you don’t have a 10-inch tablet yet, the Toshiba Excite…

xbox 720 and playstation 4

With Nintendo already bringing out their next generation of console in the WiiU all eyes are on Microsoft and Sony for their next consoles, which are expected to be named the Xbox 720 and Playstation 4 (PS4) respectively. There is no doubt that both consoles are in development, but just how far along are they? According to EA Labels President Frank Gibeau, both the Xbox 720 and PS4 are further into production than you might expect.

The design of the Samsung Galaxy S set the tone for all of the Samsung Galaxy series smartphones that followed, with the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S3 adopting a similar form factor. In keeping with Apple’s strategy of design evolution, rather than revolution, Samsung’s next handset releases are expected to look and feel a lot like their predecessors. According to rumors from Sam Mobile, Samsung is planning on releasing two new devices based on existing…

It seems that Sony is aiming the gun at their own foot with the upcoming Xperia SL, set for release in Q4 of 2012. Announced recently, the Sony Xperial SL specs don’t reveal any convincing reasons for users to upgrade to the new model. The Sony Xperia SL comes loaded with only minor improvements compared to the Xperia S. The Sony Xperia SL also has 32GB storage space, 1GB of RAM and the 12-megapixel rear-facing…

There is no denying that the tablet world is clearly dominated by the iPad, but is there any chance that Microsoft Surface tablet could upset the balance for good? Previously, Tapscape had an article which suggested that pricing could help Microsoft move into the market if it was low enough. The idea here is that the tablet is from a company with an unproven track record for tablets and hardware in general, so customers need…

Just in time for back to school season Samsung will be offering a Galaxy Tab 2 Student Edition bundle starting tomorrow at select retailers. It will set you back $250 and will net you a white Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 8gb with Ice Cream Sandwhich, keyboard dock, and usb adapter. This is a fairly sweet deal if you are looking to get a tablet with a keyboard dock for under $350. The Galaxy Tab…

Good news for Nokia Lumia 900 owners. The Finnish company released its much awaited Tango update for the popular Lumia 900 today. To update your Nokia Lumia 900, simply open up the Zune app on your computer and plug in your device. The whole Nokia Lumia Tango update process should take about 45 minutes total to complete. Features and fixes of the Tango update from Nokia’s official blog. This update brings the following enhancements for…