Around the network - late September edition

The best news from the world of Games and Tech

It's late September, which finds us in a curiously wistful mood, summer's last knockings have well and truly gone, there's a chill in the air and a shadow across the heart as we contemplate the icy depths of winter ahead. Still mustn't grumble, as least there's going to be a few decent games coming out as we build up to the Christmas extravaganza. But this week, as always, our brave lads n' lasses of gaming and tech have been trawling the deeps of the internet to bring you a fine fillet of this week's best headlines. Here's what they've hauled up in their nets.

Games Radar

Wii U - 5 reasons to pick up Nintendo's new console at launch (and 5 reasons to wait)

New PS3 super slim: Direct size comparison, and the new machine examined from every angle (even the pointless ones)


Twelve mobile games that rip off Nintendo titles

The cameos and in-jokes of Wreck-It Ralph

Official Nintendo

5 games that will make hardcore gamers buy a Wii U

How did Mario get his name and the origins of your favourite Nintendo characters

Official PlayStation

8 PS3 essentials you have to buy with your PS3 Super Slim

FIFA 13 review


Has FIFA 13 fixed FIFA 12's seven greatest flaws?

GTA 5: six open world games Rockstar could learn from


Apple iOS 6 review

HTC 8X review

Tesco Tech

Canon EOS 6D: the low-cost full-frame DSLR

The new cutting-edge Motorola RAZR i