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Mass Effect: Andromeda won't have a season pass

Mass Effect: Andromeda won't have a season pass

BioWare’s GM Aaryn Flynn has revealed that Mass Effect: Andromeda won’t be getting a season pass. When asked on Twitter whether there would be a season pass, his answer was ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 9th 2017 at 10:48AM in News
Job Simulator

Job Simulator hits $3m in sales

VR game Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives has made over $3m in sales, developer Owlchemy Labs has announced. It’s also received over 250m YouTube views since its release on April ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 9th 2017 at 10:05AM in News
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare starts 2017 at No.1

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare starts 2017 at No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has claimed its eighth week at the top of the UK charts. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 9th 2017 at 9:47AM in News
Rocket League

Rocket League scores victory as best-selling game on PlayStation Store in 2016

Rocket League was the best-selling game on the PlayStation Store in 2016, Sony has announced. Despite being released in 2015, Psyonix’s sports-action title took the crown on both the European ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 3:41PM in News

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Yogscast

Yogscast raises over $2.5m in its 2016 annual charity month

Yogscast has announced it raised over $2.5m during its annual Jingle Jam charity month last December, making it the company’s most successful charity drive yet.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:51PM in News
MCV Awards

TODAY is your last chance to submit your MCV Awards nomination

Nominations for the MCV awards 2017 will close at the end-of-play today, the 6th of January, but it's not too late to get your team or product into contention. Apply ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:44PM in News
Japanese boxed games revenue dropped seven per cent in 2016

Japanese boxed games revenue dropped seven per cent in 2016

The Japanese boxed games market continues to fall in value, with revenue generated from boxed sales dipping seven per cent year-on-year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:34PM in News
Steam's new controller support is an important step in PC gaming's living room ambitions

Steam's new controller support is an important step in PC gaming's living room ambitions

In its latest update to the Steam client beta, Valve has added native support for a wide variety of popular games controllers, allowing gamers to play games which didn't originally ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 6th 2017 at 12:30PM in News

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Simon Rutter

Senior reshuffle at PlayStation Europe

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe has promoted Simon Rutter (pictured) to chief operating officer and Tim Stokes to senior vice president of sales, commercial and operations.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 11:01AM in News
New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

New Ghost Recon Wildlands trailer shows heads exploding while cat chases red dot

Ubisoft obviously knows what to do to win the internet and put it into practice in its new trailer for the upcoming Ghost Recon Wildlands. It features a cute cat ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Report: 2016 revenue flat on Steam despite 75% rise in new games

Report: 2016 revenue flat on Steam despite 75% rise in new games

Thanks to analytics site Steam Spy we now have an idea of how Valve’s online store performed in 2016.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:27AM in News
Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go most downloaded app on iOS in 2016

Pokémon Go was the most downloaded app on the iOS App Store in 2016, Apple has announced. Super Mario Run, which was also one of the top ten most downloaded ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:23AM in News

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Breath of the Wild

Zelda: Breath of the Wild now pegged for Switch launch title, but not in Europe, says new report

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most hotly anticipated Nintendo titles coming out this year, but so far Nintendo has only given a vague ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 4:19PM in News
Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7: The Experience coming to London on January 20th

Capcom will be holding a four-day interactive experience to celebrate the launch of Resident Evil 7, the company announced today.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 2:18PM in News
Project CARS 2 eyes September release

Project CARS 2 eyes September release

The sequel to crowdfunded racing title Project CARS is aiming for a September launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 2:10PM in News
Nvidia GeForce Now

Could Nvidia's revamped GeForce Now be the new Netflix for gaming?

Nvidia has announced its GeForce Now streaming service will be getting a complete makeover this March, coming to both Mac and PC for the first time. This potentially paves the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 12:51PM in News

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Vive Arcade

HTC Viveport unveiled as world's first VR app subscription service

HTC has announced the world’s first app subscription service for VR content. Dubbed Viveport, it will launch as a monthly subscription service in early 2017, giving customers a one-stop shop ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 11:27AM in News
Games London

Games London announces new Pitch Bootcamp ahead of Games Finance Market

Games London has announced a new training course for developers to ensure they’re “market-ready.” The Pitch Bootcamp will take 30 games companies through an intensive two-day course covering topics such ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Samsung Gear VR

Samsung Gear VR has sold 5m units

Samsung revealed yesterday it has shipped five million units of its Gear VR headset since launch.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 5th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Vive Tracker

HTC unveils Vive Tracker, Deluxe Audio Strap and wireless TPCast adaptor at CES

HTC has announced three new accessories for its Vive virtual reality headset. Unveiled yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 9:39AM in News
PS4 sales hit 53.4m worldwide, Uncharted 4 has sold 8.7m units

PS4 sales hit 53.4m worldwide, Uncharted 4 has sold 8.7m units

Sony has revealed just how well its PS4 console did over the Christmas period.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 8:41AM in News
ERA: 2016 physical games revenue down 16.4% year-on-year, but digital up 12.1%

ERA: 2016 physical games revenue down 16.4% year-on-year, but digital up 12.1%

In 2016, revenue generated by the boxed games market dipped by 16.4 per cent.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 12:01AM in News
RIME

UPDATE: RIME is getting a physical release on PS4 and Xbox One, Switch not yet confirmed

UPDATE: Not even a day after the re-reveal of Rime and we've got some great news for retailers and would-be fans of the game. Rime is confirmed to be getting ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 4th 2017 at 5:00PM in News
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood release date confirmed for June 20th

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is launching on June 20th 2017, Square Enix announced today, with pre-orders opening on January 24th.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 4:24PM in News
Eternal Darkness

Eternal Darkness in line for digital Switch release?

Could 2002’s GameCube horror game Eternal Darkness be resurrected for a Nintendo Switch release? Judging by Nintendo of America’s recent extension of the Eternal Darkness trademark, it’s possible we might ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 3:30PM in News