Around the Network: 8 November 2013

We're almost halfway through November, which can mean only one thing - the countdown to Christmas is ON. We've got various distractions (and helpful gift guides) from around the web to help you cope...

CVG

Is it just big dumb fun? Find out in CVG's Call of Duty: Ghosts review

Ghosts lead designer talks the future of Need For Speed

Games Radar

The first next-gen entry in the industryís biggest shooter franchise is here. Check out GR's full Call of Duty: Ghosts review .

Marth joins the fight in the next Smash Bros. Get the full character lineup in GR's Super Smash Bros. Wii U roster .

Official Nintendo Magazine

Legendary Zelda! Brand new art released from Link Between Worlds .

Brand new gameplay footage from Call of Duty: Ghosts Wii U edition released, check it out at ONM. Go on.

T3

Is HTC working on a successor to the HTC One ? Here's T3's round up of the Best Christmas gift ideas for Mum and Dad 2013 .

TechRadar

The verdict is in – find out what TR think of Apple's latest full-sized tablet in their iPad Air review .

The super-cheap superphone arrives - here's TR's Google Nexus 5 hands on review .

Tesco Tech

If you're off to a firework display this winter, TT has some top firework photography tips for you.

Dropped your phone or tablet in the drink? Here are some handy tips on how to dry out your device – and what not to do, too.

Total Film

So Hugh Jackman's not down playing knife-knuckled mutant Wolvie? Here are 10 Things We Want To See in Wolverine 2 . Including Wolverine. Obviously.

We love Community ! Mostly because the show-makers love movies almost as much as we do. (Almost.) So here's the 50 Greatest Community Movie References .