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Licensing.biz People Awards: Book your tickets now

Licensing.biz People Awards: Book your tickets now

Tickets to this month’s Licensing.biz People Awards are selling fast – so book now to avoid disappointment.

by Samantha Loveday
on Apr 24th 2015 at 8:41AM in News
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years 3D remake heading to Steam in May

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years 3D remake heading to Steam in May

The 3D remake of Final Fantasy IV: The After Years is making its way to Steam next month, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 3:23AM in News
Free-to-play EA Sports UFC launches worldwide on iOS, Android

Free-to-play EA Sports UFC launches worldwide on iOS, Android

A mobile edition of EA Sports UFC is now available as a free-to-play offering on Android and iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 3:20AM in News
Steam Workshop introduces paid mod support

Steam Workshop introduces paid mod support

Valve has opened the door for mod creators to put their work on Steam for sale.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 3:14AM in News

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DICE producer takes to Reddit to defend Star Wars Battlefront from online scepticism

DICE producer takes to Reddit to defend Star Wars Battlefront from online scepticism

A producer from EA studio DICE has chosen to address fans directly online who have questioned the studio’s strategy for the recently detailed Star Wars Battlefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:07PM in News
Angry Birds Stella hits 30m downloads

Angry Birds Stella hits 30m downloads

Downloads for Rovio’s Angry Birds Stella spin-off series have now hit 30m, the Finnish games giant has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 5:33PM in News
2015 arrival looking unlikely for Oculus Rift

2015 arrival looking unlikely for Oculus Rift

It’s looking increasingly unlikely that the pioneering virtual reality headset Oculus Rift will launch this side of Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 3:52PM in News
UPDATED: Logitech to move away from PC mouse production

UPDATED: Logitech to move away from PC mouse production

One of the most recognisable computer mice producers is to move away from the sector, citing declining demand for PC accessories.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 2:58PM in News

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Interface: Sony's Shahid Ahmad to deliver closing keynote

Interface: Sony's Shahid Ahmad to deliver closing keynote

Shahid Ahmad, director of the Strategic Content division at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, is the latest speaker to sign up for the live stage element of Interface.

on Apr 23rd 2015 at 2:40PM in News
Codemasters announces first Overlord title since 2009

Codemasters announces first Overlord title since 2009

2015 will see the return of Codemasters’ action RPG franchise, Overlord.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 2:22PM in News
Retailers cut PS4 to £290 as console price wars continue

Retailers cut PS4 to £290 as console price wars continue

UPDATE: Argos is offering the same £289.99 deal as GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 1:14PM in News
Legends of Gaming Live tickets available now

Legends of Gaming Live tickets available now

Tickets are now available for Endemol’s Legends of Gaming Live, which takes place this September at Alexandra Palace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 12:30PM in News

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£14m is being spent on the UK's first tax break games

£14m is being spent on the UK's first tax break games

The BFI has released figures for the first full year of UK games tax relief, reporting a UK spend of £14m towards the production of approved titles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 12:20PM in News
Assassin's Creed creator Désilets reveals new game Ancestors: the Humankind Odyssey

Assassin's Creed creator Désilets reveals new game Ancestors: the Humankind Odyssey

Ancestors: the Humankind Odyssey will be the first game to emerge from Patrice Désilets’ studio Panache Digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Mastertronic MD Andy Payne joins EGL board

Mastertronic MD Andy Payne joins EGL board

Industry veteran Andy Payne has joined the board of eSports firm European Gaming League (EGL).

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 11:17AM in News
Will anyone win the toys-to-life war?

Will anyone win the toys-to-life war?

It’s a little known fact that the term ‘toys-to-life’ is actually an Activision trademark.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 11:06AM in News

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Opinion: Pre-order? Why bother?

Opinion: Pre-order? Why bother?

Is it really any surprise gamers are becoming more reluctant to pre-order?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:51AM in News
ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

eSports will take another big step this weekend when a competition final will be aired live on US cable TV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:43AM in News
Indie GamesNation details South West store expansion plans

Indie GamesNation details South West store expansion plans

Indie retailer GamesNation wants to open three new stores this year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:40AM in News
EA 'still believes' in free-to-play, 
despite shutting down four games

EA 'still believes' in free-to-play, despite shutting down four games

EA has backed the free-to-play business model, despite revealing plans to shut down four of its biggest freemium games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:35AM in News
Middle Eastern eSports league launches

Middle Eastern eSports league launches

European eSports organisation EGL has announced plans to launch in the Gulf and MENA regions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Bandai Namco recruits Hamilton for Project CARS competition

Bandai Namco recruits Hamilton for Project CARS competition

Bandai Namco has teamed up with racing driver Nicolas Hamilton in its latest PR push behind Project CARS.

on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Nintendo pledges more stock after 
Amiibo 'smashes' expectations

Nintendo pledges more stock after Amiibo 'smashes' expectations

Nintendo has admitted that the popularity of its Amiibo range took the platform holder by surprise.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:23AM in News
'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

The three biggest games of the year will all come out within weeks of one another.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
Pre-order crisis looms as 3.4m UK gamers hold off

Pre-order crisis looms as 3.4m UK gamers hold off

Fewer UK consumers are pre-ordering video games, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:06AM in News