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There's a $1,200 special edition Assassin's Creed movie ticket pre-order

There's a $1,200 special edition Assassin's Creed movie ticket pre-order

Ubisoft is often cited for the multitude of ways in which is tempts consumers to pre-order its games, and it’s staying loyal to this approach for its upcoming movie, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 4:06PM in News
Xbox One branding will help Battlefield 1, EA argues

Xbox One branding will help Battlefield 1, EA argues

EA’s Battlefield 1 has teamed up with Xbox One for its marketing push – a fact that EA says will not dent the game’s commercial prospects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Green Man Gaming rolls out new website and store

Green Man Gaming rolls out new website and store

To celebrate its sixth birthday, digital retailer Green Man Gaming has launched a brand new website.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 18th 2016 at 2:29PM in News
Warner finally announces its Batman Arkham collection remasters

Warner finally announces its Batman Arkham collection remasters

It’s been a long time coming. Warner Bros has confirmed that its Batman bundle, offering remastered versions of two of the Caped Crusader’s four adventures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 2:16PM in News

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Blizzard: There's no place for racism, sexism or harassment in our community

Blizzard: There's no place for racism, sexism or harassment in our community

Mike Morhaime has once again stepped up and proven he is one of the few leading gaming executives unprepared to sit by and tolerate hate and discrimination in the games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 12:44PM in News
Report: Resident Evil 7 in the works, will be a return to horror roots

Report: Resident Evil 7 in the works, will be a return to horror roots

The next entry in Capcom’s Resident Evil series will be a ‘clean slate’ and a return to the franchise’s horror roots.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2016 at 11:26AM in News
International Factfile 2016: Germany

International Factfile 2016: Germany

Half of the German population plays games according to data firm Newzoo.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 18th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
IGN acquires GameTrailers name and videos

IGN acquires GameTrailers name and videos

GameTrailers may not be quite as dead as previously thought.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2016 at 10:49AM in News

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Star Wars Battlefront skipped campaign to hit Force Awakens release

Star Wars Battlefront skipped campaign to hit Force Awakens release

It’s been a huge commercial success, but from the off Star Wars Battlefront has been criticised for its lack of a meaningful single player mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 10:27AM in News
A trilogy of Tetris films is on the way

A trilogy of Tetris films is on the way

It appears that not one, not two, but three Tetris movies are coming the cinemas in the near future.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 18th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Katamari Damacy working on Google's Project Tango AR game

Katamari Damacy working on Google's Project Tango AR game

Keita Takahashi, the developer behind cult PlayStation title Katamari Damacy, is working on an augmented reality title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
EA extends partnership with Unravel studio Coldwood

EA extends partnership with Unravel studio Coldwood

The next project from Unravel developer Coldwood Interactive is going to be launching courtesy of EA.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 17th 2016 at 5:11PM in News

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Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus invests $1m in VR for Good campaign

Oculus is hoping to change with world with the power of VR, having launched a new initiative designed to encourage social change through virtual reality experiences.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 17th 2016 at 3:16PM in News
Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Gamertags associated with long-forgotten Xbox Live accounts will be offered for sale tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 2:14PM in News
League of Legends

League Of Legends MSI 2016 Finals: The Winners Are...

The final of League of Legends’ Mid Season Invitational saw Counter Logic Gaming represent North America (a milestone in Riot tournament progession for the region) against South Korea’s SK Telecom ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 17th 2016 at 12:48PM in News
CS:GO

CS:GO's ESL Pro League finals put France and Brazil on top

“When I say G, you say TWO!” “G!” “TWO!” “G!” “TWO!”

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 17th 2016 at 12:47PM in News

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WESA

James Lampkin: 'Because of the way we built WESA, it doesn't allow for ESL to stomp around'

It was one of the better kept secrets in esports—an industry notorious for its leaks. Until May 10, no-one had publicly uttered the acronym WESA—quite a feat given the number ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 17th 2016 at 12:45PM in News
eSports Pro

Science shows that eSports professionals are real athletes

Scientists at the German Sports University have conducted a study of eSports athletes and they were surprised by their results. They found that they are exposed to physical strains similar ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 17th 2016 at 12:42PM in News
eSports Pro

Bud Light All-Stars is a missed opportunity

DreamHack Austin marked the beginning of Bud Light's first venture into esports. It also marked the end of any hope that Bud Light's first venture into esports would be any ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 17th 2016 at 12:38PM in News
350,000 Mega Drive titles sold on Steam since mod hub launch

350,000 Mega Drive titles sold on Steam since mod hub launch

Nearly 20 years on from its discontinuation, the Mega Drive is making money again.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Overwatch releasing a day early at US stores

Overwatch releasing a day early at US stores

US gamers who intend to buy the physical version of Blizzard’s Overwatch will be able to get their hands on the game a day early.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 10:19AM in News
Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Microsoft has confirmed that it is increasing the price of an Xbox Live Gold subscription in six territories across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 buys into League of Legends with EU LCS team

FC Schalke 04, the German football club, has officially entered the world of League of Legends by buying a slot in the EU LCS.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on May 16th 2016 at 6:52PM in News
Dark Souls Board Game passes £3.5m as it enters final stretch on Kickstarter

Dark Souls Board Game passes £3.5m as it enters final stretch on Kickstarter

It was after just £50k. Now the creators of Dark Souls: The Board Game have seen their funding pass the £3.5m mark as the venture reaches the final few hours ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2016 at 3:40PM in News