Xbox One

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Xbox One is Microsoft's next-gen console. Slated for release before the end of 2013 it will replace the IT giant's Xbox 360 and be the principle competitor for Sony's Playstation 4.



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Watch Dogs 2 aims to skillfully satirise San Francisco tech culture

For all their talk of realism and authenticity, video game developers rarely seek to reflect modern society, or the lives that most of us are living. Grand Theft Auto V produced a ribald, frenzied pastiche of LA, complete with vacuous movie stars and social media millionaires, but most of its skits and giggles were just dirty jokes wrapped up in the veneer of social commentary.