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Too late to book a holiday? Sims 4: Cottage Living may have the answer

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How Games Workshop grew to become more profitable than Google

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Was a serial arsonist hiding in plain sight? – podcasts of the week

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The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles review – an open and shut case of gaming brilliance

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Vagina tunnels and sneaker closets: the escapist appeal of celebrity house tours

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Jeanette Winterson: ‘The male push is to discard the planet: all the boys are going off into space’

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Sucks to be him! How Henry the vacuum cleaner became an accidental design icon

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12 Bytes by Jeanette Winterson review – how we got here and where we might go next

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How male celebs really feel about their bodies – podcasts of the week

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Steam Deck: is it the Nintendo Switch for nerds?

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China’s Tencent agrees to buy UK video games firm Sumo for more than £900m

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Think, fight, feel: how video game artificial intelligence is evolving

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Social Warming by Charles Arthur review – a coolly prosecutorial look at social media

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The Van Tulleken brothers chew the fat on obesity – podcasts of the week

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD review – still a cut above

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Silicon Valley before the silicon: a boy’s own story – in pictures

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Phil Spencer on the future of Xbox: we still want to take risks with games

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Mint condition Super Mario 64 game sells for record $1.5m

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‘Gonna be a trainwreck’: can an Asian diaspora Facebook group be good TV?

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‘Where else can I make a month’s rent in two days?’: the unlikely stars of OnlyFans

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Wild tales of illegal animal trading – podcasts of the week

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