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NME to introduce video games coverage as it goes free

NME to introduce video games coverage as it goes free

Weekly music magazine NME is to become free in September, with video games joining a number of new topics being introduced to its pages.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
Mac version of Final Fantasy XIV pulled from sale, refunds offered

Mac version of Final Fantasy XIV pulled from sale, refunds offered

Square Enix has withdrawn the Mac version of Final Fantasy XIV after it launched on June 23rd with a number of serious problems, chief of which being pretty poor ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 11:32AM in News
DreamHack brings $40,000 eSports Open to London in September

DreamHack brings $40,000 eSports Open to London in September

DreamHack, the originally Swedish LAN party that has evolved into a premiere stop on the eSports calendar, is coming to London's Copper Box in September.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jul 6th 2015 at 11:25AM in News
UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

UK development studio closures fell 30% in 2014

The number of UK game studio closures fell by 30 per cent in 2014 compared to 2013, according to new research from TIGA.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:50AM in News

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PewDiePie Productions made $7.45m in 2014

PewDiePie Productions made $7.45m in 2014

YouTube star PewDiePie continues to ascend to new financial heights, doubling his earnings in the last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Batman: Arkham Knight claims second week on top of the charts

Batman: Arkham Knight claims second week on top of the charts

The Caped Crusader is once again perched on top of the GfK Chart-Track Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Amazon's 'Prime Day' will have 'more deals than Black Friday'

Amazon's 'Prime Day' will have 'more deals than Black Friday'

Online retailer Amazon is to celebrate its 20th birthday on July 15th with what it promises to be a massive sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
International Factfile 2015: South Africa

International Factfile 2015: South Africa

South Africa’s games industry is increasingly dominated by digital titles from other countries – but, despite this, the local market is growing.

on Jul 6th 2015 at 9:56AM in News

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VIDEO: Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode gets debut trailer

VIDEO: Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode gets debut trailer

Telltale has provided the first look at its episodic collaboration with Mojang, Minecraft: Story Mode.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 6th 2015 at 5:39AM in News
Mojang reveals Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition

Mojang reveals Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition

Microsoft-owned studio Mojang has announced Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition for release later this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 6th 2015 at 5:35AM in News
Club Nintendo discontinued in North America

Club Nintendo discontinued in North America

Club Nintendo has officially shut down in North America, with plans to discontinue Nintendo's rewards program later this year in Europe, Japan and Australia.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 6th 2015 at 5:31AM in News
GameStop hasn't given up on pre-owned digital games

GameStop hasn't given up on pre-owned digital games

The idea of pre-owned digital games has been flying around for a while, and retailer GameStop still hopes to one day get the idea off the ground.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 3:47PM in News

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Fan strolls into Digital Extremes HQ, unearths new game Keystone

Fan strolls into Digital Extremes HQ, unearths new game Keystone

A Canadian gamer spent the day posing as a developer in the offices of Warframe developer Digital Extremes – and discovered details about an unannounced title in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 3:19PM in News
PowaBand wants to reward physical activity with IAPs

PowaBand wants to reward physical activity with IAPs

Want to unlock some virtual currency in that smartphone game you’ve been playing? Are you willing to charge about the garden for half an hour to do it?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Indiependence Day anti-sale hopes to help squeezed indie developers

Indiependence Day anti-sale hopes to help squeezed indie developers

A number of indie games developers intend to celebrate American Independence day tomorrow by not putting their games on sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 2:01PM in News
There's a Dragon Ball Z 3DS hardware bundle on the way

There's a Dragon Ball Z 3DS hardware bundle on the way

Bandai Namco has revealed a Dragon Ball Z hardware bundle for Nintendo’s New 3DS for the upcoming Extreme Butoden title. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 1:01PM in News

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r/gaming and other Reddits taken down by protest

r/gaming and other Reddits taken down by protest

Reddit is in the midst of a rebellion after the mod in charge of the site’s popular AMAs was allegedly fired.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition pre-orders bring GAME website to a standstill

Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition pre-orders bring GAME website to a standstill

Gamers trying to get their hands on GAME’s fresh batch of Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition have had a frustrating morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Moore: Ballmer saved Xbox with $1.15bn RROD recovery program

Moore: Ballmer saved Xbox with $1.15bn RROD recovery program

There would have been no Xbox One had Microsoft not greenlit the $1.15bn scheme to fix and replace broken Xbox 360s hit be the Red Ring of Death.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 11:05AM in News
Project X Zone 2 Western launch pushed to 2016

Project X Zone 2 Western launch pushed to 2016

3DS Japanese fighting/RPG crossover title Project X Zone 2 has been delayed until 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Mad Catz debt warning pins hopes on Rock Band 4

Mad Catz debt warning pins hopes on Rock Band 4

Independent auditor KPMG has said there is a “substantial doubt about Mad Catz’s ability to continue as a going concern”, although the company says it has already secured the funding ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 10:37AM in News
Caught blue-handed: The Smurfs are coming to 3DS for the first time

Caught blue-handed: The Smurfs are coming to 3DS for the first time

Cerulean creatures The Smurfs are headed to Nintendo’s handheld in the form of a new mini-game collection.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 10:11AM in News
Fallout Shelter Android might be launching in August

Fallout Shelter Android might be launching in August

The Android version of Bethesda’s hugely popular iOS title Fallout Shelter seems to be coming this August.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 9:49AM in News
Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo's E3 activities was 'not that unfavourable'

Iwata: Reaction to Nintendo's E3 activities was 'not that unfavourable'

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has again acknowledged the angry reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event, but has argued that the trade and media reaction has been more positive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2015 at 9:31AM in News