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UK games companies are worth £1.7bn

UK games companies are worth £1.7bn

The UK games industry consists of 1,902 companies that have an economic value of £1.72bn.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 25th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Ubisoft launches Assassin's Creed Unity tie-in experience Project Widow

Ubisoft launches Assassin's Creed Unity tie-in experience Project Widow

Ubisoft has launched a unique online experience to promote its upcoming Xbox One and PS4 title Assassin’s Creed Unity.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 25th 2014 at 9:26AM in News
Tropico 5 PS4 delayed to 'early 2015'

Tropico 5 PS4 delayed to 'early 2015'

The PlayStation 4 edition of Tropico 5 will miss its previously announced 2014 release window, publisher Kalypso has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2014 at 11:22PM in News
Titanfall IMC Rising DLC launches this week on PC, Xbox One

Titanfall IMC Rising DLC launches this week on PC, Xbox One

Titanfall's final DLC pack will launch this Thursday on PC and Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2014 at 8:26PM in News

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Wasteland 2 reaches $1.5m in sales in four days

Wasteland 2 reaches $1.5m in sales in four days

Wasteland 2 has generated $1.5m in sales just four days out from release, developer inXile Entertainment has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2014 at 7:49PM in News
Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Ubisoft has confirmed to MCV that, according to GfK data, Watch Dogs remains the fastest selling new IP in Europe... not Destiny.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2014 at 5:00PM in News
Razer opens beta for Synapse data tracking feature

Razer opens beta for Synapse data tracking feature

Razer has released an open beta for new data tracking functionality in its Synapse software.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 24th 2014 at 4:49PM in News
Sega backs Rising Star prize at next month's Games Media Awards

Sega backs Rising Star prize at next month's Games Media Awards

The Games Media Awards return on October 15th, naming the best of the best in UK games media.

on Sep 24th 2014 at 4:14PM in News

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'Smartphones are not designed to be put in your pocket'

'Smartphones are not designed to be put in your pocket'

The controversy surrounding Apple’s allegedly bendy iPhone 6 Plus is unfounded due to the design of modern smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Rocksmith confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One

Rocksmith confirmed for PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft is bringing its instructional guitar game Rocksmith to PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Devolve or die

Devolve or die

There were so many announcements during PlayStation’s E3 2014 media briefing that it’s hard to remember them all. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:22PM in News
Nordic Games on publishing big IP for less

Nordic Games on publishing big IP for less

It’s been a good few years for Nordic Games Group. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:12PM in News

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3DS Super Smash Bros tops Japan charts for second week

3DS Super Smash Bros tops Japan charts for second week

Super Smash Bros on 3DS is top of the Japanese charts for the second week in a row according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
Luckey: VR will be relevant to everyone eventually

Luckey: VR will be relevant to everyone eventually

Virtual reality isn’t just for gaming, it’s for everyone – even if many people are yet to understand that.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 1:27PM in News
iPhone 6 Plus versus iPhone 6 - $100 more to buy, $16 more to produce

iPhone 6 Plus versus iPhone 6 - $100 more to buy, $16 more to produce

The price disparity between Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is not representative of the extra costs incurred in its manufacture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 11:29AM in News
New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

New 3DS and New 3DS XL get 2014 Australian launch

Nintendo’s New 3DS and New 3DS XL will arrive in Australia this side of Christmas but are still not due in Europe until 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 10:41AM in News

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iPhone 6 Plus users complain of bent handsets

iPhone 6 Plus users complain of bent handsets

It isn’t an Apple launch without some sort of alleged hardware fault storm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Blizzard has cancelled MMO title Titan

Mystery MMO Titan has been scrapped by Blizzard after seven years of development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Xbox One price cut is UK only

Xbox One price cut is UK only

UPDATE: Microsoft would like us to make it clear that this is not a permanent RRP drop. But rather a retail promotion.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2014 at 9:31AM in News
Sleeping Dogs sequel Triad Wars heading exclusively to PC

Sleeping Dogs sequel Triad Wars heading exclusively to PC

Sleeping Dogs spinoff Triad Wars will launch exclusively on Windows PC when it arrives in 2015.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 6:39PM in News
FIFA 15 demo sets EA Sports record

FIFA 15 demo sets EA Sports record

5.5m individuals tried out the demo offering of FIFA 15, EA Sports has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 6:19PM in News
Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies open beta launches

Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies open beta launches

Free-to-play Counter-Strike spinoff Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies is out now in open beta.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 5:58PM in News
UPDATED: YouTubers top Steam Curators list

UPDATED: YouTubers top Steam Curators list

Prominent YouTubers are proving to be the most popular faces as Steam’s new Curator system rolls out today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 4:21PM in News
Steam now boasts 100m active users

Steam now boasts 100m active users

Valve’s PC sales portal Steam has reached another significant milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Future confirms plans to move all games mags to Bath office

Future confirms plans to move all games mags to Bath office

All video games magazines currently running out of Future’s London office are to be moved to Bath.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2014 at 2:44PM in News