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Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go most downloaded app on iOS in 2016

Pokémon Go was the most downloaded app on the iOS App Store in 2016, Apple has announced. Super Mario Run, which was also one of the top ten most downloaded ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 6th 2017 at 10:23AM in News
Breath of the Wild

Zelda: Breath of the Wild now pegged for Switch launch title, but not in Europe, says new report

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of the most hotly anticipated Nintendo titles coming out this year, but so far Nintendo has only given a vague ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 4:19PM in News
Resident Evil 7

Resident Evil 7: The Experience coming to London on January 20th

Capcom will be holding a four-day interactive experience to celebrate the launch of Resident Evil 7, the company announced today.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 2:18PM in News
Project CARS 2 eyes September release

Project CARS 2 eyes September release

The sequel to crowdfunded racing title Project CARS is aiming for a September launch.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 2:10PM in News

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Nvidia GeForce Now

Could Nvidia's revamped GeForce Now be the new Netflix for gaming?

Nvidia has announced its GeForce Now streaming service will be getting a complete makeover this March, coming to both Mac and PC for the first time. This potentially paves the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 12:51PM in News
Vive Arcade

HTC Viveport unveiled as world's first VR app subscription service

HTC has announced the world’s first app subscription service for VR content. Dubbed Viveport, it will launch as a monthly subscription service in early 2017, giving customers a one-stop shop ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 11:27AM in News
Games London

Games London announces new Pitch Bootcamp ahead of Games Finance Market

Games London has announced a new training course for developers to ensure they’re “market-ready.” The Pitch Bootcamp will take 30 games companies through an intensive two-day course covering topics such ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Samsung Gear VR

Samsung Gear VR has sold 5m units

Samsung revealed yesterday it has shipped five million units of its Gear VR headset since launch.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 5th 2017 at 10:10AM in News

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Vive Tracker

HTC unveils Vive Tracker, Deluxe Audio Strap and wireless TPCast adaptor at CES

HTC has announced three new accessories for its Vive virtual reality headset. Unveiled yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Vive Tracker and Vive Deluxe Audio Strap ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 5th 2017 at 9:39AM in News
PS4 sales hit 53.4m worldwide, Uncharted 4 has sold 8.7m units

PS4 sales hit 53.4m worldwide, Uncharted 4 has sold 8.7m units

Sony has revealed just how well its PS4 console did over the Christmas period.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 8:41AM in News
ERA: 2016 physical games revenue down 16.4% year-on-year, but digital up 12.1%

ERA: 2016 physical games revenue down 16.4% year-on-year, but digital up 12.1%

In 2016, revenue generated by the boxed games market dipped by 16.4 per cent.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2017 at 12:01AM in News
Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda: Everything you need to know, release date, price, pre-order deals, PS4 Pro support and official merchandise

Bioware's Mass Effect trilogy was one of the most popular sci-fi series of the last generation. Now the Canadian studio's finally bringing its grand space opera to PS4, Xbox One ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 7:45PM in News

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RIME

UPDATE: RIME is getting a physical release on PS4 and Xbox One, Switch not yet confirmed

UPDATE: Not even a day after the re-reveal of Rime and we've got some great news for retailers and would-be fans of the game. Rime is confirmed to be getting ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Jan 4th 2017 at 5:00PM in News
Final Fantasy XIV Stormblood

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood release date confirmed for June 20th

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood is launching on June 20th 2017, Square Enix announced today, with pre-orders opening on January 24th.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 4:24PM in News
Eternal Darkness

Eternal Darkness in line for digital Switch release?

Could 2002’s GameCube horror game Eternal Darkness be resurrected for a Nintendo Switch release? Judging by Nintendo of America’s recent extension of the Eternal Darkness trademark, it’s possible we might ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 3:30PM in News
Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision and Platinum Games’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan has disappeared from digital storefronts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2017 at 11:50AM in News

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Pixelmage Games

Pixelmage Games and upcoming RPG Hero's Song shut down

Pixelmage Games and its upcoming RPG Hero’s Song is no more, studio head John Smedley has confirmed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 11:23AM in News
Super Mario Run

Super Mario Run hits 90m downloads, but only 3m have paid for it, says report

Super Mario Run has reached 90m downloads since its launch last December, but only 3m of those users have actually purchased the game, according to new data from Newzoo that’s ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Alien Covenant

Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant will launch alongside a VR game

Ridley Scott’s upcoming movie Alien: Covenant will have its own game, ‘available as a paid title on major VR platforms’, Variety revealed. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
Firewatch has sold more than 1m copies

Firewatch has sold more than 1m copies

Indie hit Firewatch surpassed the 1m sales mark "sometime late last year". 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:29AM in News
Rollercoaster Tycoon 3

Frontier sues Atari for $2.2m over RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 royalties

Planet Coaster and Elite Dangerous creator Frontier Developments has confirmed that it’s suing Atari over alleged lost royalties for RollerCoaster Tycoon 3.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 4:47PM in News
Call of Duty tops December boxed charts as games revenue dips 34% year-on-year

Call of Duty tops December boxed charts as games revenue dips 34% year-on-year

Last month was a disappointing period for UK games stores as money generated from physical software sales dipped 34 per cent.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 4:45PM in News
TIGA

UK games industry to grow in 2017, says TIGA

The UK games industry is expected to see strong growth in 2017, according to the latest data from TIGA, with profit and overall employment numbers rising compared to figures from ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 2:15PM in News
Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda unlikely to come to Switch and Scorpio

Mass Effect Andromeda is unlikely to come to either the Nintendo Switch or Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, says Bioware’s Michael Gamble. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 12:25PM in News
Steam

Steam announces Top 100 best-selling games in 2016

Steam has announced its top 100 best selling games of 2016, with Civilization VI, Rocket League and The Witcher III: Wild Hunt all making the top twelve. The data ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 3rd 2017 at 10:17AM in News