David Braben awarded an OBE

David Braben awarded an OBE

David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 17th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Game of Thrones series 4 finale sets new online piracy record

Game of Thrones series 4 finale sets new online piracy record

Last night's series four finale of Game of Thrones has set a new record for illegal downloads.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 17th 2014 at 11:06AM in News
Capcom investors abandon takeover protection scheme

Capcom investors abandon takeover protection scheme

The door has been opened for a possible acquisition of Japanese publisher and developer Capcom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:54AM in News
Destiny's PlayStation exclusives detailed

Destiny's PlayStation exclusives detailed

The exclusive content offered to PS4 and PS3 owners who play Bungie’s Destiny has been listed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:28AM in News

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PewDiePie makes over $4m per year

PewDiePie makes over $4m per year

YouTube superstar Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg is reportedly making in the region of $4m per year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 10:08AM in News
Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus VR has scooped up another industry veteran, as Supergiant's senior programmer Chris Jurney has announced his hiring at the Facebook-owned VR company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Nintendo prevails again in Wii Remote patent lawsuit

Nintendo prevails again in Wii Remote patent lawsuit

Nintendo has won yet another patent battle over its Wii Remote technology, the company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 7:54AM in News
PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

PS4 outsells Xbox One for fifth month in a row in US

Sony's PlayStation 4 led US hardware sales in May, finishing ahead of Xbox One for the fifth consecutive month according to NPD's latest monthly report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 7:43AM in News

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Halfbrick tries mobile publishing with Birzzle Fever

Halfbrick tries mobile publishing with Birzzle Fever

Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick Studios has entered the mobile publishing ring, announcing the release of South Korean-based studio Enfeel’s Birzzle Fever.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 7:07PM in News
Double Fine brings Broken Age to iPad

Double Fine brings Broken Age to iPad

Episodic adventure game Broken Age is available now on iPad, developer Double Fine has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 6:47PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: June 8-14

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 8-14

Early Access title The Forest continues to outpace the rest on this week’s Steam top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 16th 2014 at 6:26PM in News
Sleeping Dogs HD listed by retailer

Sleeping Dogs HD listed by retailer

Square Enix is rumoured to be readying a PS4 and Xbox One release for Sleeping Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 3:26PM in News

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Yoshinori Ono resigns from Capcom Vancouver

Yoshinori Ono resigns from Capcom Vancouver

Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono has quit Capcom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
VIDEO: Grand Theft Auto V compared on PS4 and PS3

VIDEO: Grand Theft Auto V compared on PS4 and PS3

The extent of the visual upgrade between Grand Theft Auto V on PS4 and PS3 has been detailed in a new video.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
Minecraft on PS4 to feature touchpad support; PS3 upgrade discount confirmed

Minecraft on PS4 to feature touchpad support; PS3 upgrade discount confirmed

Mojang has detailed a number of new features scheduled for inclusion in the PS4 version of Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
One shall stand, one shall fall as Angry Birds Transformers rolls out

One shall stand, one shall fall as Angry Birds Transformers rolls out

The rapid expansion of the Angry Birds universe is continuing with news of yet another new brand to the IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 1:37PM in News
Nintendo's Amiibo 'offers a completely different experience' to Skylanders and Disney Infinity

Nintendo's Amiibo 'offers a completely different experience' to Skylanders and Disney Infinity

American Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-AIme has insisted that upcoming toy line Amiibo will not compete with Skylanders and Disney Infinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 1:22PM in News
FIFA 15 finally drops PS2 after 13 years (there's no Wii U version either)

FIFA 15 finally drops PS2 after 13 years (there's no Wii U version either)

For the first time since the year 2000 there will be no new FIFA game on PS2 this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

E3 wasn’t the right place to discuss Microsoft’s Windows gaming strategy, Microsoft’s games boss Phil Spencer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Ouya claims 1,000 new devs join platform every month

Ouya claims 1,000 new devs join platform every month

Crowd-funded microconsole Ouya continues to attract new developers – around 1,000 a month according to CEO Julie Uhrman.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Destiny PC port 'a heavy point of discussion' at Activision

Destiny PC port 'a heavy point of discussion' at Activision

Hopes for a PC port of Bungie’s upcoming shooter Destiny appear to be very much alive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:14AM in News