TVs & Entertainment

  • Philips 55PFS5709 review

    799
    inc VAT for 55in model

    The PFS5709 is a great-looking TV, but its mediocre screen means you'll need to put in the work to get a good picture

    Key specs 

    Screen size: 55in, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: 3x HDMI, SCART, component, Tuner: Freeview HD, DVB-S2, Dimensions: 721x1,243x280mm

    Published 
    23 Oct 2014
  • Bayonetta (Wii U) review

    25
    inc VAT

    Bayonetta finally struts onto Wii U, but don't be fooled by appearances; this is one of the best action games around

    Key specs 

    Available formats: Nintendo Wii U

    Published 
    23 Oct 2014
  • Samsung HW-H750 review

    480
    inc VAT

    It’s expensive and you may be better off with a proper surround sound system, but the HW-H750’s audio is top notch

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 4, RMS power output: 160W, Dimensions: Soundbar: 57x943x123mm, Subwoofer: 305x305x401mm, Weight: 3.5kg (10.6kg Subwoofer), Dock connector: N/A, Networking: Bluetooth

    Published 
    16 Oct 2014
  • Sphero Ollie review

    80
    inc VAT

    Compact and very fast, the Sphero Ollie has great potential, but it's held back by oversimplified controls and it struggles on grass

    Published 
    14 Oct 2014
  • The Evil Within review

    The Evil Within logo
    44
    inc VAT

    Horror Maestro Shinji Mikami returns to form with this gruesome rollercoaster of fear and virtual brutality

    Key specs 

    Available formats: PS4, PS3 Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC

    Published 
    14 Oct 2014
  • Destiny review

    42
    inc VAT

    A giant leap forward for social gaming, but Bungie hasn't delivered on all its promises

    Key specs 

    Available formats: PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360

    Published 
    10 Oct 2014
  • TEAC HA-P50 headphone amplifier review

    299
    inc VAT

    Get high-resolution lossless audio from an iPhone and use top-end headphones with your smartphone thanks to TEAC's compact DAC/amp

    Key specs 

    Digital inputs: USB-A, Micro USB, optical 3.5mm mini-Toslink, Analogue inputs: 3.5mm, Analogue outputs: 3.5mm

    Published 
    6 Oct 2014
  • Gauntlet review

    15
    inc VAT

    Updated visuals don't detract from the classic gameplay, which is as fun today as it was in 1985

    Key specs 

    Available formats: PC

    Published 
    6 Oct 2014
  • Sony VPL-HW40ES

    1,846
    inc VAT

    The VPL-HW40ES is expensive, but its picture quality and frame and detail creation software is superb for the price

    Key specs 

    Projector type: SXRD, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: HDMI x2, VGA, Component, Lamp life: 3,000h, Lamp brightness: 1,700 lumen, Size: 407x179x464mm

    Published 
    6 Oct 2014
  • LG 47LB730V review

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    749
    inc VAT for 47in model

    A superior screen and smart TV interface make the LG 47LB730V one of the best TVs of 2014

    Key specs 

    Screen size: 47in, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: 3x HDMI, SCART, component, composite, Tuner: Freeview HD, Dimensions: 1,061x666x227mm

    Published 
    5 Oct 2014
  • LG NB3540 review

    215
    inc VAT

    Excellent sound quality, but the good-looking NB3540 has limited ports and poor dynamic range compression

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2, RMS power output: 160W, Dimensions: Soundbar: 770x75x35mm, Subwoofer:196x297x390mm , Weight: 1.3kg, Dock connector: N/A, Networking: Bluetooth 3.0

    Published 
    4 Oct 2014
  • Toshiba 47L7453DB review

    Toshiba 47L7453D header
    750
    inc VAT for 47in model

    The Toshiba 47L7453DB is a decent TV but you'll need to spend lots of time tweaking its picture and its smart content is very underwhelming

    Key specs 

    Screen size: 47in, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: 4x HDMI, VGA, SCART, component, composite, Tuner: Freeview HD, Dimensions: 662x1,071x190mm

    Published 
    4 Oct 2014
  • Super Smash Bros (3DS) review

    Super Smash Bros 3DS box art
    33
    inc VAT

    A celebration of Nintendo's handhelds, Smash Bros 3DS is the ultimate portable fighting game, but its pre-Wii U release looks calculated

    Key specs 

    Available formats: Nintendo 3DS

    Published 
    3 Oct 2014
  • Forza Horizon 2 review - Ripping up the Riviera

    41
    inc VAT

    Technically superb open world racer, with online and offline thrills, but grating presentation

    Key specs 

    Available formats: Xbox One

    Published 
    2 Oct 2014
  • Google Chromecast review

    Google Chromecast top down view
    30
    inc VAT

    The Google Chromecast is a cheap way to make your TV smart, but there are few mainstream apps that support it

    Key specs 

    Video outputs: HDMI, Networking: 802.11n (2.4GHz only), Dimensions: 720x350x12mm, Streaming formats: Chromecast, Internet streaming services: BBC iPlayer, BT Sport, Netflix

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • Bayan Audio Soundbook Go review

    Bayan Audio Soundbook Go front
    80
    www.bayanaudio.com

    The Soundbook Go is a wireless Bluetooth speaker that looks and sounds good, but we'd prefer it to be tougher

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2, RMS power output: 15W, Dock connector: None, Wireless: Bluetooth (A2DP), Dimensions: 160x40x88mm, Weight: 480g

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • SteamWorld Dig: A Fistful of Dirt (Wii U) review

    SteamWorld Dig header
    7
    inc VAT

    A highly enjoyable, if slightly simple, mining adventure, but the 3DS version of SteamWorld Dig remains the definitive edition

    Key specs 

    Available formats: Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PC, PS4, PS Vita

    Published 
    26 Sep 2014
  • Panasonic SC-HTE180 review

    280
    inc VAT

    This large speaker board has a great range of ports, but only average sound quality

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2.1, RMS power output: 60W, Dimensions: 700x365x60mm, Weight: 2.1kg, Dock connector: N/A, Networking: Bluetooth

    Published 
    23 Sep 2014
  • Elgato Game Capture HD60 review

    Elgato Game Capture HD60 front
    120
    inc VAT

    The Game Capture HD60 is a handy gadget, and its time-rewind feature and plenty of live streaming options will win it many fans

    Key specs 

    Warranty: One-year RTB, Details: www.elgato.com, Part code: Game Capture HD60

    Published 
    19 Sep 2014
  • Hyrule Warriors (Wii U) review

    Hyrule Warriors box art
    32
    inc VAT

    The most exciting Zelda game in recent years, Hyrule Warriors is a must buy for any Zelda fan

    Key specs 

    Available formats: Wii U

    Published 
    17 Sep 2014