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Assassin’s Creed Begins Production, Adds Marion Cotillard

The latest update to the Assassin’s Creed movie now starring Michael Fassbender and adding Marion Cotillard who seen in the Dark Knight Rises. What will her new role be in this eagerly awaited movie.

Win a copy of Call of Duty Ghosts for the X-box 360 and a Crystal Controller

Calling all gamers, during February the I Reek of Geek squad want to give you the chance to win a copy of Call of Duty Ghosts for the X-Box 360 and a new Crystal Controller.  All you have to do is submit a game reivew no longer than 500 words words long.


This is your chance to get your review online and we will pick one winner who will be sent the game and controller, send your review to the team at IreekofGeek.uk@gmail.com and we will get it on the site.

Double your chances of winning by retweeting the competition and recommending your friends to follow us on twitter @ireekofgeekUK.

This competition is only open to people in the UK, there is no cash alternative and the prizes cannot be traded for any other prizes.  We will be checking the reviews to make sure they are not copied from other websites.

Latest Xbox One update: Details announced

The Xbox One owners will be getting used to applying updates on a regular basis, these help both the performance of the machine as well as the user experience. The details of February’s update (Which is currently available to Beta users) have just been released by Microsoft with some interesting system tweaks.

Continue reading Latest Xbox One update: Details announced

Microsoft grants game developers the use of a seventh core

It appears that Microsoft have more plans up their sleeves as they now allow game developers the use of a seventh processing core, on the Xbox One. Formerly, both the Xbox One and the PS4 ran with six of their eight cores, with two cores allocated to the general system functionality (such as the OS and drivers). Although the new SDK and firmware (leaked by a hacking group called H4LT) unlocks more potential for game developers, they do not get to utilise the full 100% of the additional core. Instead they can utilise up to 50-80% of this core for performance in their games. Continue reading Microsoft grants game developers the use of a seventh core

Possible new Xbox project on the way?


Microsoft’s Xbox division look to be starting a secret project, if the job listing on the MS website is anything to go by that is. The listing states they are looking for a Senior Software Engineer but the details of the job are pretty scetchy. After a long paragraph it reads ‘You may not know what your new project is until you’ve accepted an offer.’ and ‘If you want a comfortable, standard-role job at Microsoft with no ambiguity or risk, please don’t apply.’ 

This doesn’t seem like your typical 9 – 5 job and jumping in could be a big risk but could mean you being part of the next big thing for Xbox. Who knows?. Would you risk it all to jump into the unknown?