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League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

League of Legends tops the global MMO revenue tables as F2P dominates subscriptions

Look, we don’t know if it’s an MMO or a MOBA, so don’t shout at us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Asda facing mass legal action over gender pay discrepancies

Asda facing mass legal action over gender pay discrepancies

Walmart-owned Supermarket chain Asda is being sued over alleged discrepancies between the salaries it pays to male and female workers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Microsoft branding replaces Nokia on high-end smartphones

Microsoft branding replaces Nokia on high-end smartphones

The Nokia Lumia is dead and has been replaced with the Microsoft Lumia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 3:37PM in News
Google search downranking dents major torrent site traffic

Google search downranking dents major torrent site traffic

A new search algorithm implemented by Google last week has seen the traffic on some major torrent sites more than halve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 3:23PM in News

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Very offering exclusive PS4 SingStar Ultimate Party bundle

Very offering exclusive PS4 SingStar Ultimate Party bundle

There’s yet another PS4 hardware bundle available in the UK, this time from Very.co.uk.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 2:48PM in News
Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Online retail leader Amazon has posted an operating loss of over half a billion dollars for Q3 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Green Man Gaming is locked and Loaded

Green Man Gaming is locked and Loaded

Back in February Green Man Gaming was helping independent developers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 24th 2014 at 1:29PM in News
Codemasters announces Micro Machines-a-like Toybox Turbos

Codemasters announces Micro Machines-a-like Toybox Turbos

‘Retro table top racing’ is to make a return on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC with Codemasters’ new title Toybox Turbos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 1:16PM in News

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Improving Xbox One install times are 'high on priority list'

Improving Xbox One install times are 'high on priority list'

Xbox boss Phil Spencer admits that the reasons behind Xbox One’s lengthy installation times remain a little unclear, although he’s determined to address them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
'Season Pass' feature hits PSN marketplace

'Season Pass' feature hits PSN marketplace

PS3 owners will soon be able to buy entire series of TV shows for a single lump sum on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
NCsoft confirms layoffs as mobile and tablets are targeted

NCsoft confirms layoffs as mobile and tablets are targeted

A number of developers have lost their jobs amidst a restructuring at MMO makers NCsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
Games companies urged to complete Creative Skillset Workforce Survey

Games companies urged to complete Creative Skillset Workforce Survey

Creative Skillset recently launched its cross-sector Workforce Survey for the games, TV, radio, film, animation, VFX and digital media industries.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 24th 2014 at 10:39AM in News

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Assassin's Creed: Unity's PC specs demand powerful machine

Assassin's Creed: Unity's PC specs demand powerful machine

Ubisoft has confirmed some pretty demanding minimum requirements for PC owners looking to play Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Microsoft shipped 2.4m Xbox consoles in its last quarter

Microsoft shipped 2.4m Xbox consoles in its last quarter

2.4m Xbox consoles were shipped to retail in the quarter ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 9:37AM in News
Bandai Namco was smart to delay Project CARS

Bandai Namco was smart to delay Project CARS

I quite like a good horror game, and this month I’ve been spoilt for choice.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 24th 2014 at 8:55AM in News
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Xbox 360 re-release confirmed

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Xbox 360 re-release confirmed

Rockstar has announced an upgraded edition of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is on its way to Xbox 360, confirming previous reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:35AM in News

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New Mortal Kombat live-action series in development

New Mortal Kombat live-action series in development

Warner Bros is planning a new live-action series based on Mortal Kombat to run alongside the launch of the latest title in NetherRealm's gory fighting franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 8:21PM in News
The Unfinished Swan lands on PS4, Vita next week

The Unfinished Swan lands on PS4, Vita next week

The Unfinished Swan will launch for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita later this month, developer Giant Sparrow has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 7:47PM in News
ESL app arrives on Xbox One

ESL app arrives on Xbox One

An app dedicated to eSports specialist Electronic Sports League (ESL) is now available on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Hearthstone producer making GAME appearance tonight

Hearthstone producer making GAME appearance tonight

The executive producer of Blizzard’s card battle Hearthstone is making a UK retail appearance tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:26PM in News
ArenaNet softens Guild Wars 2 gem purchase alterations

ArenaNet softens Guild Wars 2 gem purchase alterations

Plans to alter the way in which Guild Wars 2 players purchase gems have been changed following a backlash from MMO fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:13PM in News
The Last of Us: Game of the Year Edition stalking PS3

The Last of Us: Game of the Year Edition stalking PS3

Sony has unveiled a Game of the Year Edition release for The Last of Us on PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 2:47PM in News
PC adapter incoming for Xbox One's Kinect

PC adapter incoming for Xbox One's Kinect

Microsoft is releasing an adapter that will let owners of Xbox One’s Kinect camera to connect the device to their PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 1:12PM in News
Tesco chairman Broadbent steps down amidst profit overstatement fiasco

Tesco chairman Broadbent steps down amidst profit overstatement fiasco

Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco has revealed that it underestimated the extent of its recent profit overstatement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:30PM in News
Rovio's LVL11 publishing arm releases first title

Rovio's LVL11 publishing arm releases first title

The first game from Rovio’s experimental publishing arm LVL11 is now available on iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 10:58AM in News