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Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

Amazon's Fire Phone has sold fewer than 35,000, report claims

The newly launched Amazon phone may be off to what can only be described as a very slow start, new numbers suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
EA reckons it could make $1bn in DLC sales this year

EA reckons it could make $1bn in DLC sales this year

Sales of additional digital content could reach as much as $1bn for EA in the current financial year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

No changes at Twitch following Amazon acquisition

There won’t be any sweeping changes to either Twitch’s direction or staff following its buyout at the hands of Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Nintendo announces Zelda and F-Zero DLC for Mario Kart 8

Nintendo announces Zelda and F-Zero DLC for Mario Kart 8

The Legend of Zelda’s Link and racing IP F-Zero are to star in new DLC coming to Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2014 at 9:45AM in News

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Tablet gaming revenue to hit $13.3bn by 2019 - report

Tablet gaming revenue to hit $13.3bn by 2019 - report

The tablet gaming market still has plenty of room to grow, according to a new report from market research firm Juniper.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:53AM in News
Capcom sues Koei Tecmo over patent infringements

Capcom sues Koei Tecmo over patent infringements

Capcom is suing fellow Japanese publisher Koei Tecmo for patent infringements that allegedly involve 50 of the latter firm’s titles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:26AM in News
WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

WWE SuperCard downloaded 1.5m times

Free-to-play mobile trading card game WWE SuperCard has combined for 1.5m downloads between iOS and Android platforms, 2K has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 27th 2014 at 12:06AM in News
The Crew is locked to 30fps on PC, is 'aiming' for 60fps

The Crew is locked to 30fps on PC, is 'aiming' for 60fps

Ubisoft’s rocky relationship with PC gamers looks set to continue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 4:11PM in News

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Yakuza 0 coming to PS4 and PS3

Yakuza 0 coming to PS4 and PS3

A prequel to the Yakuza series has been announced for PS4 and PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
Release date set for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Release date set for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Warner Bros has announced a UK release date for its latest LEGO superhero outing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 2:50PM in News
The shocking Pokemon announcement is Tekken team's arcade fighter Pokken

The shocking Pokemon announcement is Tekken team's arcade fighter Pokken

Bandai Namco’s Tekken team is developing a Pokemon-themed fighting game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
Yogscast launches official iOS app

Yogscast launches official iOS app

Maker Studios has launched a new iOS app dedicated to the Yogscast network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 2:14PM in News

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Intel reveals 6-core and 8-core i7 processors

Intel reveals 6-core and 8-core i7 processors

Two six-core and one eight-core processor are on the way from Intel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft Research is working on a new cloud gaming system that aims to reduce network latency by predicting what input players will enter next.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
GameFly sells digital distribution service to AtGames

GameFly sells digital distribution service to AtGames

Retro console manufacturer AtGames has acquired GameFly’s digital distribution service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

How PewDiePie fired Skate 3 back into the charts

If you follow the UK charts as closely as we do, you will have noticed that Skate 3 has been in the Top 40 all year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2014 at 11:50AM in News

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Square Enix 'didn't intend to cause confusion' with Rise of the Tomb Raider announcement

Square Enix 'didn't intend to cause confusion' with Rise of the Tomb Raider announcement

While Gamescom was a good platform to announce Rise of the Tomb Raider’s exclusivity, it was not the place to go into detail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 11:28AM in News
Apple confirms iPhone 5 battery fault

Apple confirms iPhone 5 battery fault

A “very small percentage” of iPhone 5s have a battery fault that causes power to drain too fast, Apple has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:43AM in News
Google backed out of Twitch deal due to 'antitrust issues'

Google backed out of Twitch deal due to 'antitrust issues'

Previous reports that Google was on the verge of buying Twitch were true, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition takes No.1 spot

Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition takes No.1 spot

The updated version of Diablo III on consoles is No.1 in the UKIE GfK All-Formats Top 40 chart.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 26th 2014 at 9:52AM in News
Twitter bomb threat takes down SOE boss' flight amidst spate of DDoS attacks

Twitter bomb threat takes down SOE boss' flight amidst spate of DDoS attacks

A bomb threat sent from a Twitter account linked to a DDoS attack on PSN forced a diversion to a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Amazon to buy Twitch in $970m deal

Retail giant Amazon has agreed to buy Twitch for $970m in cash.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 25th 2014 at 9:08PM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: August 17-23

Steam top ten sellers chart: August 17-23

Borderlands and Civilization titles dominated Steam's top sellers chart for the past week, thanks to promotional events revolving around 2K Games’ catalog.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 24th 2014 at 9:20AM in News
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter launches next month on PC

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter launches next month on PC

Open-world crime thriller The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is set to launch next month on Windows PC, developer The Astronauts have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 23rd 2014 at 8:15PM in News
Pokemon Art Academy heading to North America

Pokemon Art Academy heading to North America

Nintendo 3DS title Pokemon Art Academy will arrive in North America this fall.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 23rd 2014 at 7:46PM in News