Telltale's The Walking Dead has been confirmed for Xbox One and PS4.

Seasons one and two of the adventure series will make their new-gen debut in October.

Retail editions will also be available for Xbox 360, PS3 and PlayStation Vita.

Telltale also announced plans to release the first season of The Wolf Among Us on Xbox One and PS4.

Releasing in November, The Wolf Among Us will be available at retail for Xbox 360, PS3 and Vita as well.


The first season of The Walking Dead was named Digital Spy's Game of the Year 2012.

Telltale Games recently confirmed that The Walking Dead video game series will return for a third season.


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Nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords have been leaked online.

4.93 million account details were posted on a Russian Bitcoin forum today (September 10), although the passwords have since been removed.

However, the poster responsible for the leak claimed that only 60% of passwords were valid, while many are thought to be dated, meaning some passwords may have changed over time.

In a statement, Google said it had no reason to believe its system had been breached.

"The security of our users' information is a top priority for us," a Google spokesperson told The Next Web.

"We have no evidence that our systems have been compromised, but whenever we become aware that accounts may have been, we take steps to help those users secure their accounts."

Users concerned about their security are advised to change their password and consider enabling 2-step verification.


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Snapchat has settled a dispute about the origin of the messaging service via an out-of-court agreement.

Reggie Brown maintains that he devised the idea of an app for sending self-destructing content, and CEO Evan Spiegel has now acknowledged his role in the company's creation.

Brown has been formally appealing for ownership rights of Snapchat since December last year, but Spiegel has refuted his claims until now.

"We acknowledge Reggie's contribution to the creation of Snapchat and appreciate his work in getting the application off the ground," Spiegel said in a statement.

"We are pleased that we have been able to resolve this matter in a manner that is satisfactory to Mr Brown and the company."

The terms of the settlement have not been publicly disclosed, but Brown's lawyer previously stated that his client was seeking a payment of around £1 billion.

Snapchat was recently valued at $10 billion (£6 billion) by a leading Silicon Valley investment firm.

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Apple has quietly discontinued its iPod Classic following the launch of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch.

The music player has been retired 13 years after it helped kick-start the digital music revolution back in 2001.

The iPod has retained the same basic design since launch, its latest variant arriving in 2007 with a choice of 80GB, 120GB and 160GB storage options.

Apple's iPod Classic held its own in a world where mobile phones are capable of storing large quantities of music, but the possibility of high-quality streaming over 4G has convinced the Cupertino firm to permanently discontinue the device.

The company's iPod branding is set to continue, as the iPod Touch range was refreshed in 2012, with the fifth-generation version of the music player due to receive Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8.

Apple announced the iPhone 6 in two size variants yesterday evening (September 9), with the 5.5-inch iPhone Plus due to arrive on the market alongside the 4.7-inch model on September 19.

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Apple has launched its first wearable - the Apple Watch - after months of speculation about the device.

Designed to work alongside the new iPhone 6, which was also launched on Tuesday (September 9), the wearable is the first of its kind from the Cupertino firm.

The Apple Watch's touchscreen face is comprised of four sapphire lenses, while a gyroscope and accelerometer come built in.

The wearable accessory includes a "digital crown" on the side, which grants quick access to the home screen, and allows users to zoom into the display and scroll up and down lists.

It also serves as a health and fitness device thanks to an array of built-in sensors, and automatically activates when the user raises their wrist.

Syncing with an iPhone, the wearable lets users send messages, interact with Siri, view photos on their wrist, listen to music, and even check their pulse rate.

Six different straps will be available for the Apple Watch, along with a mechanism that makes them interchangeable. There will also be a broad range of digital watch faces available.

The user interface consists of dozens of tiny round icons and introduces the concept of "force-touching", which differentiates between hard and soft taps.

The Apple Watch offers turn-by-turn navigation via Apple Maps and the iPhone's location data, using vibrations to prompt them where to turn.

Numerous Watch applications were revealed at the Cupertino event, including native apps for Facebook and Twitter, with the latter allowing users to reply to tweets via voice functionality.

A new communication app called Digital Touch lets users send digital sketches to each other and even send their heartbeat to other Apple Watch owners.

On-board fitness apps including Fitness and Workout will make use of the device's biometric sensors, as well as its accelerometer and the synced iPhone's GPS.

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Apple has built a brand new payments system into the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Combining Passbook with NFC, users can capture photographs of their debit or credit cards and then pay via NFC by scanning their fingerprints on the new phone's Touch ID sensor.

Apple uses a clever security system that leverages FindMyiPhone to let you remotely suspend all payments on the handset, should it get stolen.

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus don't actually store any information on the phone, which means even if you lose it, you don't need to cancel your credit cards.

Cashiers don't see your name or security code while using the system, which makes it even more secure than normal debit cards.


ApplePay is confirmed to be working in over 220,000 locations in the US. Walgreens and Macy's will both support it.

Apps can also use the ApplePay system, including Uber. The system is going to be incorporated into payments online as well. More details on UK support to follow. At the moment it's US only.


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Apple has lifted the lid on the iPhone 6 and the larger iPhone 6 Plus at a launch event in Cupertino, California.

The new handsets sport bigger screens, top of the line internal specifications and a brand new look and feel.


The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch, 1334 x 750 Retina HD screen capable of displaying more than 1 million pixels, while the iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 Retina HD panel that displays over 2 million pixels, 185% more than the iPhone 5S.

Apple's new handsets are also slimmer than before, measuring 6.9mm and 7.1mm respectively, and mark a return to the curved design of old.

Both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are powered by Apple's A8 chip, which has 2 billion transistors, making it up to 25% faster than the iPhone 5S, with twice as much graphical prowess.

The new iPhones also come with the new M8 motion processor built-in for more accurate fitness tracking, and an on-board barometer for measuring altitude through air pressure.

Apple's flagship device now supports LTE up to 150Mbps from more than 200 carriers around the world, and comes with "Voice over LTE" technology on board, a new mobile voice system which sends vocals over the same data network that carries web pages and apps.

The phones also support Wi-Fi speeds of up to three times faster than before and allow users to make calls over a wireless connection.

Apple's larger iPhone will provide 24 hours of 3G talk time, with the former lasting 14 hours. The former offers 80 hours of audio playback and the latter lasts through 50 hours.

The main camera is still an 8-megapixel affair, but this time it features New Focus Pixels for phase-detection and autofocus, like an SLR.

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Nintendo is offering 3DS users the chance to download a free game as part of a new promotion.

The Nintendo 3DS Winter 2014 Bonus Game Promotion runs between now (September 11) and January 12.

To be eligible for a free game, users must register a 3DS, 2DS or 3DS XL with Club Nintendo, as well as a 3DS copy of Super Smash Bros, Pokemon Omega Ruby or Pokemon Alpha Sapphire.

3DS consoles can be registered with Club Nintendo now, while the games can be registered from their respective October 3 and November 28 launch dates.

Free games include Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Yoshi's New Island and Kirby: Triple Deluxe.

Mario Golf: World Tour, Mario Party: Island Tour and Pokémon Art Academy are also included in the promotion.

Download codes must be requested by February 12 and redeemed by March 12, 2015.


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The Xbox One has experienced low week one sales in Japan.

The console shifted 23,562 units from September 4 to September 7, reports Famitsu (via Kotaku).

The sales are considerably lower than the Xbox 360, which sold more than 60,000 units in a two-day period when it launched in 2005.

Likewise, both the Wii U and PlayStation 4 sold more than 300,000 units in their debut weeks on sale.

Titanfall was the biggest-selling game with 22,416 copies, while Kinect Sports Rivals sold 14,191 copies. However, both games featured in Xbox One hardware bundles.

With 7,330 copies sold, Capcom's Dead Rising 3 was the third biggest-seller.


The Xbox One makes its debut in 28 new countries throughout September, including China, where it becomes the first Microsoft console to be sold after a 14-year ban on foreign hardware.

Microsoft recently promised to replace abnormally loud Xbox One consoles following a series of complaints.

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Electronic Arts is investigating the Apple Watch's potential as a gaming device.

EA head of mobile Frank Gibeau told CNET that the firm expects wearables to one day provide gaming experiences.

"One of the things we're intrigued with in the mobile division is seeing wearables emerge as a gaming platform," Gibeau explained.

"We think we're in the early stages of that, if you look at Oculus and its relationship with Facebook, and Google Glass.

"Now with Apple's big announcement with the watch, there's a trend here where wearables are going to increase in performance, capability and unique functions over time that we believe will enable gaming experiences."

Gibeau also confirmed that EA has two teams prototyping wearable experiences.

The teams are looking at standalone experiences, as well as apps that tie in to existing experiences on mobiles and tablets.

"In fact, we have two teams prototyping wearable experiences that are not only standalone, but also some ideas where you can actually use the fitness component in the watch that can unlock capabilities in the game that might be on your iPhone," he continued.

"Or you could do crafting or some other auction trading on your watch that goes back into your tablet game that you might check out later when you get home.

"So, we're pretty excited about it. We think it's very early days, but for EA, the emergence of another gaming platform is compelling for us."

Announced at a dedicated event last night (September 9), the Apple Watch will be available in early 2015.


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