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The suspect asked staff to reserve items such as an X-Box One and Just Dance 2014 before robbing the store at gunpoint

Doom 3 BFG Edition launch trailer released

Bethesda welcomes back an old friend.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Hands-on Preview

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is shaping up to be an interesting mash of styles, themes, and universes.

DmC Devil May Cry – Preview

With DmC we think Ninja Theory have created something to appease all but the most ardent of naysayers.

‘Hearthfire’ announced as next Skyrim add-on

Purchase land and build your own home in latest add-on to Skyrim.

Dance Central 3 tracks and story mode revealed

Journey across time to save the world in Kinect's latest dance off.

Gears of War: Judgement added to growing list of March 2013 arrivals

Epic's shooter set to go head-to-head with the likes of Tomb Raider, Dead Space 3, Crysis 3, BioShock Infinite and Splinter Cell: Blacklist and in Q1 2013 showdown.

Spelunky; Inversion; Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise; Outwitters – Review shorts

A quick-fire review summary of some of the titles we've been playing over the last couple of weeks.

Resident Evil 6 demo available now for Dragon’s Dogma owners

Xbox 360 Dragon's Dogma adopters can get stuck into the RE6 demo today.

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor – Review

Ambitious but ultimately flawed, the wait for the first great Kinect game continues.

Xbox SmartGlass SDK available now ahead of autumn release

Software Development Kit is 'Free release for partners that have agreements to develop Xbox games.'

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters available now for PS3 owners

Themed expansion pack concentrates on claustrophobic, condensed environments.

NIS America alright for fighting with Clan of Champions announcement

Multiplayer action game to be released later this summer for PS3 via PSN.

The 10 Best new games

Become a special-forces soldier, fly through space or find out what it’s like to be a wizard with one of these top titles...

The 10 Best new games

1. Angry Birds: Space (iOS/Android)

Microsoft SmartGlass to integrate Xbox with tablets and mobiles

A free app available across all tablet and mobile devices, Microsoft’s SmartGlass technology, announced at this year’s E3 show, is another step along the path which console manufacturers are hopeful will lead to a revolution in your living room.

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Ferguson: In the heartlands of America, a descent into madness

A descent into madness in America's heartlands

David Usborne arrived in Ferguson, Missouri to be greeted by a scene more redolent of Gaza and Afghanistan
BBC’s filming of raid at Sir Cliff’s home ‘may be result of corruption’

BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

Reporter’s relationship with police under scrutiny as DG is summoned by MPs to explain extensive live broadcast of swoop on singer’s home
Lauded therapist Harley Mille still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

Australian Harley Miller is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world. But could his predictions of war do the same?

Lewis Fry Richardson's weather forecasts changed the world...

But could his predictions of war do the same?
Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

Young at hort

Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?
Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award: 'making a quip as funny as possible is an art'

Beyond a joke

Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, has nigh-on 200 in his act. So how are they conceived?
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

Sadly though, the Lawrence of Arabia star is not around to lend his own critique
Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire: The joy of camping in a wetland nature reserve and sleeping under the stars

A wild night out

Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire offers a rare chance to camp in a wetland nature reserve
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Comic Sans for Cancer exhibition

It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans
Besiktas vs Arsenal: Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie

Besiktas vs Arsenal

Five things we learnt from the Champions League first-leg tie
Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

As the Northern Irishman prepares for the Barclays, he finds time to appear on TV in the States, where he’s now such a global superstar that he needs no introduction
Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to Formula One

Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to F1

The 16-year-old will become the sport’s youngest-ever driver when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso next season
Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

But belated attempts to unite will be to no avail if the Sunni caliphate remains strong in Syria, says Patrick Cockburn
Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I would end up killing myself in jail'

Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I'd end up killing myself in jail'

Following last week's report on prison suicides, the former inmate asks how much progress we have made in the 50 years since the abolition of capital punishment