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Duck Hunt aims sights on Wii U Virtual Console

Duck Hunt aims sights on Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo has announced that NES light gun classic Duck Hunt is heading to Wii U’s Virtual Console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
No Assassin's Creed, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Steam in the UK, Ubisoft confirms

No Assassin's Creed, Far Cry 4 or The Crew on Steam in the UK, Ubisoft confirms

Ubisoft won't be releasing its high-profile PC games on Steam in the UK this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:48AM in News
Nintendo touts indie release schedule for Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo touts indie release schedule for Wii U and 3DS

PC and PlayStation may be seen as the current darlings of the indie gaming scene, but Nintendo wants to prove that it hasn’t been left out in the dark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Gaming-themed Christmas jumpers hitting UK retail this year

Gaming-themed Christmas jumpers hitting UK retail this year

Merchandise firm Numskull is bringing a touch of retro to this year's festive season, with a new range of gaming-themed jumpers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:07AM in News

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VIDEO: Another look at how GTA V on PS4 compares to PS3

VIDEO: Another look at how GTA V on PS4 compares to PS3

With its PS4 and Xbox One release now less than two weeks away, Rockstar has released another Grand Theft Auto V comparison video.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask re-make for 3DS confirmed

Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask re-make for 3DS confirmed

After what feels like years of rumours, Nintendo has at last confirmed that N64 cult classic The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is being ported to 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 9:18AM in News
UPDATE: 'Fallout: Shadow of Boston' trademark application unearthed

UPDATE: 'Fallout: Shadow of Boston' trademark application unearthed

A new trademark application filed by Bethesda for “Fallout: Shadow of Boston” has surfaced, which many are now convinced is the name for the next title in the popular post-apocalyptic ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 7:13PM in News
Bad Juju acquires digital games platform Desura from Linden Lab

Bad Juju acquires digital games platform Desura from Linden Lab

Linden Lab has sold off computer games storefront Desura, after having acquired the digital distribution service just last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 6:59PM in News

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Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

Company-wide layoffs imminent at Warner Bros - report

A company-wide wave of layoffs at Warner Bros is scheduled to take place later this week, according to multiple reports.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 6:38PM in News
Dofus dev Ankama acquires mobile studio Wizcorp

Dofus dev Ankama acquires mobile studio Wizcorp

Ankama has acquired social and mobile game studio Wizcorp.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 5th 2014 at 3:46PM in News
Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Oculus warns Sony to make sure Project Morpheus solves nausea problem

Brendan Iribe has welcomed Oculus Rift’s inevitable rivals in the virtual reality market, but also urged them to ensure their product is up to scratch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 3:17PM in News
Assassin's Creed: Unity DLC bundled free with... shaving gel

Assassin's Creed: Unity DLC bundled free with... shaving gel

Ubisoft has brokered a new deal to extend the brand reach of its lucrative Assassin’s Creed franchise… to the bathroom.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 2:27PM in News

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Study dismisses link between video game and real world violence

Study dismisses link between video game and real world violence

Two studies from Stetson University researcher Christopher Ferguson have downplayed any perceived link between video game and movie violence and real-world violence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:42PM in News
Amiibos will unlock costumes in Mario Kart 8

Amiibos will unlock costumes in Mario Kart 8

Now-removed information on the Mario Kart 8 website has revealed exactly what Nintendo’s Amiibo figure will unlock in Wii U racer Mario Kart 8.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Geoff Inns, IGN

COUNTDOWN TO LGC: Speaker FAQ - Geoff Inns, IGN

This year’s London Games Conference on November 19th will have a number of high profile speakers from around the games industry sharing their knowledge.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
New 3DS sells 409k units in first three weeks in Japan

New 3DS sells 409k units in first three weeks in Japan

The latest iterations of Nintendo’s popular handheld console have been big sellers since they launched in Japan in October, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 5th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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Russian Steve Jobs memorial dismantled due to Tim Cook's sexuality statement

Russian Steve Jobs memorial dismantled due to Tim Cook's sexuality statement

A group of Russian companies have removed a memorial to Steve Jobs following Tim Cook’s affirmation that he is gay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Argos website issues irk angry customers

Argos website issues irk angry customers

The Argos website has been rocked by problems over the past week, causing many customers to vent their frustrations online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Next-gen price wars continue as GameStop drops PS4 below £300

Next-gen price wars continue as GameStop drops PS4 below £300

The somewhat surprising UK next-gen price war has intensified with one major retailer dropping the PS4 to below £300.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
EA cancels MOBA title Dawngate after six months of open beta

EA cancels MOBA title Dawngate after six months of open beta

Dawngate is no more after publisher EA unexpectedly pulled the plug on the project.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
Sony remains 'committed' to Driveclub PS Plus Edition

Sony remains 'committed' to Driveclub PS Plus Edition

The PlayStation Plus Edition of Evolution’s racer DriveClub has not been cancelled, Sony has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
PS4 update 2.01 arriving today, fixes Rest Mode bug

PS4 update 2.01 arriving today, fixes Rest Mode bug

Sony will today release a new PS4 update that it says will fix the Rest Mode bug introduced in its last update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Destiny hits 9.5m registered users, Destiny 2 already in development

Destiny hits 9.5m registered users, Destiny 2 already in development

Activision has said that Bungie’s shooter Destiny has attracted 9.5m registered users since its September 9th release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 9:24AM in News
Rockstar confirms first-person mode for GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

Rockstar confirms first-person mode for GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

The upcoming PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC editions of Grand Theft Auto V will offer a first-person mode,

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2014 at 6:07PM in News
Nordic Games removes GFWL requirement from Red Faction: Guerrilla

Nordic Games removes GFWL requirement from Red Faction: Guerrilla

New Red Faction IP owner Nordic Games has announced the removal of Games for Windows Live from Red Faction: Guerrilla on PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2014 at 4:48PM in News