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With $700,000 price tag, FaZe becomes the most expensive CS:GO team in history

With $700,000 price tag, FaZe becomes the most expensive CS:GO team in history

Faze Clan’s recent acquisition of the G2 Esports Counter-Strike lineup has been followed by reports that ESL co-founder Jens Hilger allegedly tampered with the deal to secure a higher ...

on Jan 25th 2016 at 12:49PM in News
Report claims Destiny 2 was due in September, has been delayed

Report claims Destiny 2 was due in September, has been delayed

It has been alleged that Activision and Bungie were planning to release Destiny 2 this September. It is also claimed that shooter has now been delayed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 12:38PM in News
Esports is growing up: IP law and broadcasting rights

Esports is growing up: IP law and broadcasting rights

Question: Can one entity own the entire esports ecosystem? The league, broadcast, teams, players, game and governance? Think along the lines of another major sport, like the NFL. It's possible, ...

on Jan 25th 2016 at 11:48AM in News
Mighty No.9 delayed for a third time

Mighty No.9 delayed for a third time

Keiji Inafune has announced yet another delay for Kickstarted platformer Mighty No.9.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 11:09AM in News

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Where is South Africa's fighting scene?

Where is South Africa's fighting scene?

One of the global eSports which never really gets much attention in South Africa outside of a small, dedicated following is fighting. Last year we had a taste with the Mortal Kombat ...

on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Games High Street decline faring better than wider physical entertainment market

Games High Street decline faring better than wider physical entertainment market

Kantar’s latest Entertainment Barometer report paints a picture of decline for physical games retail – although it’s faring better than the wider entertainment market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:46AM in News
Call of Duty holds onto No.1 as Resident Evil Origins Collection debuts in sixth place

Call of Duty holds onto No.1 as Resident Evil Origins Collection debuts in sixth place

Activision’s Call of Duty hangs on to the top spot in the UK All Formats charts for a seventh consecutive week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Writer Gaider leaves BioWare after 17 years

Writer Gaider leaves BioWare after 17 years

The scribe behind some of BioWare’s biggest RPG success stories has left the company after nearly two decades.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Splatoon makes a splash in Japanese eSports

Splatoon makes a splash in Japanese eSports

Japanese players embraced Nintendo’s colorful, team-based squid shooter Splatoowith open arms (or tentacles) in 2015. Featuring half-squid, half-human creatures who can swim through the ink that blasts from ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 25th 2016 at 9:44AM in News
Apple hires virtual reality researcher

Apple hires virtual reality researcher

iPhone manufacturer Apple has to date remained conspicuous from the VR race, but that might be about to change.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 4:42PM in News
Glu pumps $7.5m into QuizUp dev

Glu pumps $7.5m into QuizUp dev

Mobile giant Glu Mobile has invested $7.5m in Plain Vanilla, the developer behind popular social trivia game QuizUp.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 4:05PM in News
VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

VR Lens Lab wants to improve virtual reality experience for glasses wearers

Glasses wearers often face a choice – enjoy clear VR is discomfort or be comfortable at the expense of blurry visuals. A new Kickstarter wants to fix that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 3:21PM in News

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Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Sega 3D Classics coming to retail, includes four new titles

Nine retro Sega titles are being bundled for a retail release on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 1:18PM in News
Elite: Dangerous shifts focus from Oculus to SteamVR

Elite: Dangerous shifts focus from Oculus to SteamVR

One of the Oculus Rift’s earliest and brightest talismans has turned heel and backed a rival device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 12:27PM in News
Opinion: Scene is set for UK games industry PR triumph

Opinion: Scene is set for UK games industry PR triumph

Just under ten years ago, Boris Johnson said that computer games rot the brain.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 11:28AM in News

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Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

Nintendo says Fire Emblem: Fates changes cater to local tastes

The omission of a controversial plotline from 3DS title Fire Emblem: Fates was purely driven to standard localisation practices, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Ubisoft teams with Elijah Wood's SpectreVision for VR

Ubisoft teams with Elijah Wood's SpectreVision for VR

A production company founded by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller is working with Ubisoft to produce virtual reality content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 9:36AM in News
Stand Up For GamesAid returns to The Comedy Store in May

Stand Up For GamesAid returns to The Comedy Store in May

Stand Up For GamesAid will return on Monday, May 9th at London’s The Comedy Store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 9:35AM in News
ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

ESL-Riot partnership gives UK teams shot at the big leagues

The ESL UK Premiership will now offer League of Legends teams from the United Kingdom and Ireland the chance to progress into the Challenger Series.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 21st 2016 at 3:16PM in News
Warner accused of abandoning PC version of Mortal Kombat X

Warner accused of abandoning PC version of Mortal Kombat X

The PC community is once again up in arms about Warner Bros’ treatment of one of its key releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 3:13PM in News
Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

Yo-Kai Watch TV series confirmed for UK

The Yo-Kai Watch anime series will be broadcast in the UK this spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo to launch a Zelda-themed New 3DS XL in March

Nintendo is releasing a special Zelda-themed New 3DS XL alongside the upcoming Hyrule Warriors: Legends. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2016 at 2:44PM in News
Korean games giant Smilegate invests $40m in Starbreeze

Korean games giant Smilegate invests $40m in Starbreeze

The Swedish developer will work on a new Crossfire game for Western markets

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 21st 2016 at 12:48PM in News