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Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

343 Industries and Vanguard Games' twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Strike has launched on Windows PC, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and – somewhat unexpectedly – iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:28AM in News
Star Wars Battlefront lands this November on PC, PS4 and Xbox One - rumour

Star Wars Battlefront lands this November on PC, PS4 and Xbox One - rumour

Star Wars Battlefront will launch this November, if what fans have unearthed from the source code for the game's website is anything to go by.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 7:48AM in News
Warner Bros hailed best games publisher at MCV Awards 2015

Warner Bros hailed best games publisher at MCV Awards 2015

Warner Bros walked away the biggest winner from this year’s MCV Awards, claiming three of the night’s most prestigious prizes.

on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:25PM in News
Bloodborne has sold 155k digital units worldwide, SuperData claims

Bloodborne has sold 155k digital units worldwide, SuperData claims

PS4 exclusive Bloodborne is on track to become the most successful game in the Souls series to date, with digital sales accounting for over a tenth of its total.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 4:00PM in News

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Mortal Kombat X enjoys the biggest launch in the series' history

Mortal Kombat X enjoys the biggest launch in the series' history

The creative director of Mortal Kombat has said that Mortal Kombat X has sold faster than any previous entry in the series’ 13-year history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 3:52PM in News
Anita Sarkeesian makes Time 100 list

Anita Sarkeesian makes Time 100 list

Feminist Frequency creator and equality advocate Anita Sarkeesian has made it into this year’s Time 100 list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
Mortal Kombat universe gets its first ever gay character

Mortal Kombat universe gets its first ever gay character

The cinematic director at developer NetherRealm has (somewhat ambiguously) appeared to confirm rumours that Mortal Kombat X has introduced the first ever gay character to the series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 2:56PM in News
Record viewer numbers for Viagame's second Hearthstone House Cup

Record viewer numbers for Viagame's second Hearthstone House Cup

Viagame’s second ever Hearthstone House Cup last month saw viewer numbers jump 400 per cent compared to its first event.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 1:32PM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V sets new (non-Valve) user record

Grand Theft Auto V sets new (non-Valve) user record

The PC version of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V has set a new record for the number of concurrent users on Steam playing a game not made by Valve.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:27AM in News

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Codemasters has F1 licence for another year

Codemasters has F1 licence for another year

Racing studio Codemasters has the rights to the F1 licence for just one more year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:23AM in News
WayForward's Watch Quest is the first adventure game coming to the Apple Watch

WayForward's Watch Quest is the first adventure game coming to the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch might not be out yet, but one developer already has an adventure game in line for launch on the tech timepiece.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 16th 2015 at 11:19AM in News

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Borderlands: Pre-Sequel dev 2K Australia closed down

Borderlands: Pre-Sequel dev 2K Australia closed down

Australia has seemingly lost its last triple-A games developer.

by Joab Gilroy
on Apr 16th 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Project Cars gets new 'guaranteed' release date

Project Cars gets new 'guaranteed' release date

Bandai Namco has announced what is says is the definite final release date for Project Cars.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 9:37AM in News
155m people play games in US, according to ESA

155m people play games in US, according to ESA

More than 155m people play games in the United States, a new report from the Entertainment Software Association claims.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 5:41AM in News
Capcom reveals Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS

Capcom reveals Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS

A new Monster Hunter role-playing game is in development for 3DS, Capcom has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 5:16AM in News

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EA pulling plug on Battlefield Heroes, FIFA World and other F2P titles

EA pulling plug on Battlefield Heroes, FIFA World and other F2P titles

EA has announced it will drop support for free-to-play PC titles Battlefield Heroes, Battlefield Play4Free, FIFA World and Need for Speed World.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2015 at 4:27AM in News
Pollen VC signs up to Interface as Live Stage Partner

Pollen VC signs up to Interface as Live Stage Partner

Mobile and app payment expert Pollen VC has signed on to help provide a live stage element for upcoming event Interface.

on Apr 15th 2015 at 4:07PM in News
Opinion: PC is leading the games industry

Opinion: PC is leading the games industry

Joost van Dreunen, CEO of research firm SuperData, tells us why the PC gaming market is booming, and how it is leading the way for the games industry 

on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
Chinese iOS app downloads overtake the US for the first time

Chinese iOS app downloads overtake the US for the first time

Apple’s successful Asian strategy has seen Chinese iOS owners download more apps than their American counterparts for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
US Department of Education acknowledges potential for games in schools

US Department of Education acknowledges potential for games in schools

The US Department of Education has said that video games can play a significant role in teaching everyone from young children to students, and is hosting an event to further ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 15th 2015 at 2:34PM in News
HBO accuses Periscope of 'mass copyright infringement'

HBO accuses Periscope of 'mass copyright infringement'

Twitter-owned live video streaming app Periscope has been targeted by HBO following the weekend’s premiere of Game of Thrones series five.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 2:14PM in News
Dark Souls II remaster tops Japanese software charts as Bloodborne slips

Dark Souls II remaster tops Japanese software charts as Bloodborne slips

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin was the best-selling game of last week in Japan, but its success couldn’t keep PS4 hardware sales buoyant.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

EU accuses Google of abusing search monopoly

Google has broken European antitrust laws and as a result could be fined up to 10 per cent of its annual earnings, the European Commission has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 1:03PM in News