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Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

GamesAid broke its own poker tournament fundraising record earlier this week, with the industry chipping in almost £7,000 towards the charity.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Star Citizen refund argument ignites

Over a quarter of Star Citizen backers say that a publically available refund option should be available to anyone who has contributed to crowdfunding the space sim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 10:54AM in News
There's now a Commodore smartphone

There's now a Commodore smartphone

Legendary video game brand Commodore is making a come back, sort of, as an Android smartphone.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 16th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight PC re-release could still be months away

Batman Arkham Knight PC re-release could still be months away

An internal email sent to EB Games staff in Australia has suggested that Warner will not re-release a fixed version of Batman Arkham Knight on PC until the autumn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:51AM in News

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PlayStation Morpheus VR will be at September's GameStop Expo

PlayStation Morpheus VR will be at September's GameStop Expo

Sony’s virtual reality tech is going to be at this year’s GameStop Expo.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

All League of Legends ranked matches taken offline after huge bug discovered

A game-wide bug has forced Riot to temporarily disable ranked League of Legends matches as it works to fix the issue.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
Six years and two billion downloads later, Angry Birds gets a proper sequel

Six years and two billion downloads later, Angry Birds gets a proper sequel

Although it may not feel like it, mobile behemoth Angry Birds has never been granted a full follow-up.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:29AM in News
Here are the Develop Awards 2015 winners

Here are the Develop Awards 2015 winners

Developers from around the world came to Brighton tonight to honour the winners of this year’s Develop Awards.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 16th 2015 at 9:07AM in News

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This War of Mine arrives for iPad, Android tablets

This War of Mine arrives for iPad, Android tablets

11 Bit Studios' wartime survival game This War of Mine is now available for iPads and Android tablets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2015 at 6:59AM in News
Professional Counter-Strike player: 'We were all on Adderall'

Professional Counter-Strike player: 'We were all on Adderall'

North American professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player Kory “Semphis” Friesen has admitted to taking Adderall during tournaments, claiming the drug is pervasive among competitors at eSports events.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2015 at 6:39AM in News
Goat Simulator hits PlayStation consoles next month

Goat Simulator hits PlayStation consoles next month

Goat Simulator is heading to PS4 and PS3 consoles this August, the game's console port developer Double Eleven has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2015 at 6:21AM in News
VIDEO: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter nears $5m as new in-game footage arrives

VIDEO: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter nears $5m as new in-game footage arrives

The 14-year wait for Shenmue fans has been a long one, but finally there is some (very early) in-game footage of Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 4:17PM in News

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Naughty Dog was worried The Last of Us was going to tank

Naughty Dog was worried The Last of Us was going to tank

The Last of Us was one of the biggest new IP successes of the last generation – but its developers feared the game was going to be a big flop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 4:01PM in News
67 games were granted tax breaks in year one

67 games were granted tax breaks in year one

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has updated the industry on figures surrounding the long-awaited tax breaks.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 15th 2015 at 3:28PM in News
Gearbox wants another studio to make new Duke Nukem

Gearbox wants another studio to make new Duke Nukem

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has suggested he would be open to working with another studio on the Duke Nukem franchise.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 15th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
There's a Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain strategy guide on the way

There's a Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain strategy guide on the way

Players looking to explore every nook and cranny of the biggest game in the Metal Gear Solid series yet will be able to get a helping hand.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:47PM in News

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GAME to grow PC offer with new Razer partnership

GAME to grow PC offer with new Razer partnership

PC peripherals specialist Razer has teamed up with GAME to offer a number of additional products the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:10PM in News
Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

Yo-Kai Watch dominates Japanese charts again as Busters sells almost 700,000

The latest video game craze in Japan is yet to run out of steam.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
NCSoft's journey to the West

NCSoft's journey to the West

In its native Korea, NCSoft is one of the top three games publishers alongside rivals, Nexon and SmileGate. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Yager: Deep Silver's vision for Dead Island 2 'fell out of alignment'

Yager: Deep Silver's vision for Dead Island 2 'fell out of alignment'

The previous developer of Dead Island 2 has spoken out for the first time following news earlier today that the studio has been taken off the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 1:44PM in News
Pitchford stands up to critics

Pitchford stands up to critics

Randy Pitchford, president and CEO of Gearbox Software, believes that even hatred from gamers is a sign that you have accomplished something as a developer.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 15th 2015 at 1:07PM in News
Arkham Knight DLC offers 1989 Keaton Batman and Batmobile skins

Arkham Knight DLC offers 1989 Keaton Batman and Batmobile skins

Gamers will next month be able to relive their memories of 1989’s successful Batman movie reboot thanks to new Arkham Knight DLC from Rocksteady.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 12:51PM in News
PlayStation Now enters open beta in UK

PlayStation Now enters open beta in UK

Sony’s streaming games service PlayStation now is now available to all in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Football Manager Online kicking off in China

Football Manager Online kicking off in China

A free-to-play Chinese version of Sega’s Football Manager Online is in development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
Epic Games forums hacked, taken offline

Epic Games forums hacked, taken offline

Gears of War, Unreal Tournament and Fortnite studio Epic has shutdown its forums after confirming they had been breached by a hacker.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:11AM in News