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Wilson wants 'to re-establish a player-first culture' at EA

Wilson wants 'to re-establish a player-first culture' at EA

EA CEO Andrew Wilson is celebrating a year in the job, and pledging that its customers will come first in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
PC will be the most lucrative games platform by 2019

PC will be the most lucrative games platform by 2019

Research giant Juniper Research has revealed its predictions for the UK games market by 2019.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Hearthstone now has over 20m players

Blizzard’s free-to-play card battler Hearthstone has reached a significant player milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Jon Murphy leaves Konami after 16 years

Jon Murphy leaves Konami after 16 years

Konami’s PES team leader in the UK Jon Murphy has left the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:32AM in News

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Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

Chart-Track predicts UK boxed market to hit £2bn in 2016

The UK games boxed market will be worth £1.98bn by 2016, Chart-Track says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2014 at 10:27AM in News
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare heading to PS3, Xbox 360 this year

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare heading to PS3, Xbox 360 this year

Torn Banner Studios is bringing its hit PC release Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to PS3 and Xbox 360 via publisher Activision, the companies revealed today in a joint announcement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 16th 2014 at 4:23AM in News
Volition creative director Steve Jaros joins Valve

Volition creative director Steve Jaros joins Valve

Saints Row creative director Steve Jaros is leaving Volition to join Valve in an unspecified role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 16th 2014 at 4:20AM in News
The Wolf Among Us lands on PS4, Xbox One in November

The Wolf Among Us lands on PS4, Xbox One in November

The Wolf Among Us will arrive on current-gen consoles this November, Telltale Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 16th 2014 at 4:18AM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V on PC held back for extra 'polish'

Grand Theft Auto V on PC held back for extra 'polish'

Rockstar has offered an explanation for the decision to delay Grand Theft Auto V on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 4:24PM in News
Roberts: There's 'potential' for Star Citizen on PS4 and Xbox One

Roberts: There's 'potential' for Star Citizen on PS4 and Xbox One

Star Citizen creator Chris Roberts has said that there’s some ‘potential’ to the idea of his $49m space sim appearing on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
PewDiePie signs up to MLG for podcast exclusivity

PewDiePie signs up to MLG for podcast exclusivity

Leading internet celebrity Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg has signed a timed exclusivity deal with Major League Gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:52PM in News
Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Notch: "Mojang sale is not about the money, it's about my sanity"

Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has said that the growth of Minecraft and the influence the game now exerts are the reasons behind his decision to sell Mojang.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:15PM in News

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GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

GAME acquires GameStop's Spanish stores

UK-based retailer GAME has acquired some of the Spanish store portfolio of High Street rival GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Spencer vows that Minecraft will not be pulled from PlayStation and iOS

Spencer vows that Minecraft will not be pulled from PlayStation and iOS

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that Microsoft’s acquisition of Mojang will not result in the game being dropped on rival platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 2:16PM in News
Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

Mojang confirms $2.5bn Microsoft acquisition

As expected, Microsoft’s acquisition of Minecraft creators Mojang has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
4m pre-orders and counting for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

4m pre-orders and counting for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have already broken Apple records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 1:49PM in News

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Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Super Smash Bros offers extra functionality on New 3DS

Users wanting to run Miiverse while playing Super Smash Bros will need a New 3DS or New 3DS XL to do so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 1:39PM in News
Elite: Dangerous gets final release pack and price

Elite: Dangerous gets final release pack and price

Frontier Developments has announced the launch bundle for the much-anticipated Elite: Dangerous.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 12:41PM in News
Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung Gear VR 'superior to first-gen Oculus', Climax claims

Samsung's recently unveiled Gear VR headset offers an experience superior to the first generation Oculus Rift, according to Climax's technical director.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 15th 2014 at 12:18PM in News
Everything you need to know about tomorrow's Games Retail 2020

Everything you need to know about tomorrow's Games Retail 2020

Games Retail 2020 - our first event dedicated to the future of selling video games - kicks off tomorrow.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:57AM in News
DDoS attack hits ArcheAge ahead of launch

DDoS attack hits ArcheAge ahead of launch

The new MMO from the creator of Lineage has been his by DDOS attacks before its launch tomorrow.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

Phones 4u enters administration, closes all 550 stores

High street mobile phone retailer Phones 4u has entered administration and made the surprise decision to immediately close all of its stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Google reveals Android One handsets for emerging markets

Google reveals Android One handsets for emerging markets

Google has detailed a new breed of Android phone that will be aimed at emerging economies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
PSOne, PS2 and PS4 titles could be added to PS Now streaming service

PSOne, PS2 and PS4 titles could be added to PS Now streaming service

Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service will expand to offer games from all PlayStation generations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Destiny claims UK's biggest new IP launch

Activision’s Destiny has officially been crowned as the best-selling new IP ever in the UK, beating former record-holder Watch Dogs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2014 at 10:07AM in News