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'Definitive spiritual successor' to STALKER descends into legal threats

'Definitive spiritual successor' to STALKER descends into legal threats

A new game called Areal, which is being dubbed as ‘the definitive spiritual successor to the cult hit STALKER series’ has sparked a potential legal tussle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 12:19PM in News
Testology triumphs at MCV Games 5s

Testology triumphs at MCV Games 5s

The games industry shed blood, sweat and tears yesterday at the PlayStation MCV Games 5s tournament.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 25th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
VR - is it for the payers?

VR - is it for the payers?

The owner of London’s video game café Loading Bar James Dance shares his thoughts on the new virtual reality headsets and whether they will have mainstream success...

on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:54AM in News
GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

GAME Wallet adds new digital payment options

Reward Card points and Gift Card credit can now be combined in the GAME Reward app.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:40AM in News

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Kantar: Pre-owned games offer an average £4.40 saving over new

Kantar: Pre-owned games offer an average £4.40 saving over new

Kantar Worldpanel consumer insight analyst Jules Williams examines the opportunities and challenges involved in this lucrative market...

on Jun 25th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Itagaki: Things are getting interesting for Nintendo

Itagaki: Things are getting interesting for Nintendo

The market has yet to decide the ultimate fate of Wii U, Japanese developer Tomonobu Itagaki has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus VR has swooped up Carbon Design Group in its latest talent grab, purchasing the Xbox 360 controller creators for an unknown amount and under undisclosed terms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:32AM in News
Metro Redux hits PC, PS4 and Xbox One in August

Metro Redux hits PC, PS4 and Xbox One in August

Metro Redux will launch in late August in both North America and Europe, publisher Deep Silver has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:15AM in News

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Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous Crytek employees now claim Ryse 2 canceled

Anonymous sources close to Crytek have confirmed a sequel to Ryse: Son of Rome has been canceled.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:01AM in News
Redbull planning 'Top Gear for gamers' TV show

Redbull planning 'Top Gear for gamers' TV show

‘Top Gear for gamers’ – that’s the pitch for a new video games based TV show in the planning stages at Redbull.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
MachineGames 'would love to' make another Wolfenstein

MachineGames 'would love to' make another Wolfenstein

Wolfenstein: The New Order 2 could yet become reality, should developer MachineGames get its way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Retailer lists The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 bundle

Retailer lists The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 bundle

Sony is readying a The Last of Us: Remastered PS4 hardware bundle, according to one online retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News

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Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Battlefield 4, Grand Theft Auto Online, Final Fantasy XIV, SimCity, Half-Life 2, Diablo III – the list of online launch disasters is hardly a small one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Football Manager 2014 breaks PC record

Football Manager 2014 breaks PC record

Sports Interactive's hugely successful Football Manager series has claimed another PC milestone.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 12:29PM in News
Day one HD texture pack confirmed for Grid Autosport on PC

Day one HD texture pack confirmed for Grid Autosport on PC

PC gamers will have the option of significantly ramping up Grid Autosport’s visuals compared to the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
Some players wrongly banned from Battlefield 3 multiplayer

Some players wrongly banned from Battlefield 3 multiplayer

Anti-cheat system Punkbuster has incorrectly banned some innocent players of Battlefield 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 11:51AM in News

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Google Glass goes on sale in the UK

Google Glass goes on sale in the UK

The Explorer Edition of Google Glass has gone on sale in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:59AM in News
Battlefield Hardline will offer 'great stability at launch', dev promises

Battlefield Hardline will offer 'great stability at launch', dev promises

The problems that have beset Battlefield 4 since launch will not be repeated when Battlefield Hardline arrives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
Majority of UK studios employ fewer than five staff

Majority of UK studios employ fewer than five staff

59 per cent of all UK development studios employ four staff or less, according to a Tiga survey.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 24th 2014 at 10:39AM in News
Rohde: Sony was 'dancing in the aisles' after £429 Xbox One reveal

Rohde: Sony was 'dancing in the aisles' after £429 Xbox One reveal

Sony’s head of Worldwide Studios America Scott Rohde can remember the precise moment that Microsoft revealed the Xbox One’s RRP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
Nintendo boss Iwata has undergone surgery

Nintendo boss Iwata has undergone surgery

Satoru Iwata will miss Nintendo’s upcoming annual general meeting after news he has undergone surgery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 9:20AM in News
Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store customers have generated more than $1m in charitable contributions with their purchases, Humble Bundle organizers have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 6:06AM in News
Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix has carved out a section of its office to house local indie studio Proletariat, the Cambridge-based studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:53AM in News
Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crysis and Cryengine maker Crytek has apparently been plagued with recent financial difficulties, as the company failed to make its most recent payroll at both its UK and Bulgarian offices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:33AM in News
Former The Last Guardian artist part of new studio Friend & Foe

Former The Last Guardian artist part of new studio Friend & Foe

A game artist who has worked on Sony’s troubled The Last Guardian since its inception is one of a gang of developers behind new indie studio Friend & Foe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 4:20PM in News