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Highlights of the week

This week’s highlights are brought to you by light sabers, cardboard knives and the zombie apocalypse!

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Highlights of the week

Spiders, flying cars, transformers and skip-rope round up this weeks highlights of the week.

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Highlights of the week

It’s only videos this week, from spooky trailers to razor adverts…

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Highlights of the Week

Battle ready coffee mugs, exploding stars and the consumer preview of Windows 8 all get a look in with my highlights from the past week.

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Highlights of the week

Geek humour, stupid birds and movie in-jokes fill out the best of the web this week.

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Highlights of the week

The best of the web this week includes crazy anti-theft devices, failed robberies, Muppets and more.

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Highlights of the week

In this week’s highlights from the web we have a cattle based defensive shield, exploding white goods, 3D effects used brilliantly in a website and more.

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Highlights of the week

A weekly recap of the best bits from the web this past week.

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Minecraft – the end of my life as I know it

Over the Christmas holidays I had spent some time relaxing by playing a few computer games. I managed to get through Portal, Left 4 Dead, Serious Sam and Max Payne but these are all action games. I really wanted a slower paced strategy game where I could build a city or a nation. I wanted to have it on in the background, while I did other things. I had searched for days for a suitable game and came up with nothing.

Then, I stumbled upon the PC Gamer website and wondered what their highest rated games were. That’s when I saw it. The game I had heard a lot of buzz about recently called Minecraft had been given 96%. That’s a phenomenal score so I read the review and was intrigued. I then watched a tutorial video for the game on YouTube and was hooked. I knew I had to buy it…

The next day around lunchtime I caved in and bought it. I downloaded it, installed it and seven hours later I realised I hadn’t moved. Minecraft has taken over my life!

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