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PS4 to hit 60m install base - SuperData

SuperData has estimated the PlayStation 4 will hit 60m units worldwide when Sony releases its fiscal year earnings report tomorrow, giving it almost double the number of sales as Microsoft's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 3:36PM in News
Jürgen Goeldner

Kalypso Media appoints Jürgen Goeldner as strategic advisor

Kalypso Media has appointed Square Enix's Jürgen Goeldner as its strategic advisor, the publisher has announced.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 3:01PM in News
Fire Emblem Echoes

Fire Emblem Echoes debuts at No.1 in Japan

The 3DS remake of Intelligent System's Fire Emblem Gaiden for the NES went straight to No.1 in Japan last week, according to the latest figures from Famitsu.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 2:52PM in News
Awesomenauts is becoming free-to-play

Awesomenauts is becoming free-to-play

Ronimo’s side-scrolling 2D MOBA Awesomenauts is making the transition to free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 11:03AM in News

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Forza Horizon 3 gets crazy Hot Wheels expansion

Forza Horizon 3 gets crazy Hot Wheels expansion

The second expansion for Forza Horizon 3 offers a very different prospect to the game’s first DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:42AM in News
Atlus softens Persona 5 streaming restrictions

Atlus softens Persona 5 streaming restrictions

Publisher Atlus has apologised for the over-zealous streaming restrictions that were imposed for RPG hit Persona 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:23AM in News
Three Fields' Danger Zone looks like Burnout Crash Mode The Game

Three Fields' Danger Zone looks like Burnout Crash Mode The Game

It’s not quite the new Burnout so many have been calling for, but Danger Zone will certainly scratch that itch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:09AM in News
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch sales hit 2.74m worldwide

Nintendo sold over 2m Switch consoles worldwide in its first month on shelves, according to its latest fiscal year earnings report, hitting 2.74m units as of March 31st. That beats ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:02AM in News

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Call of Duty: WWII gets trailer and release date

Call of Duty: WWII gets trailer and release date

Sledgehammer has pledged to make this year’s Call of Duty the most realistic and gritty for some time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 9:42AM in News
Little Nightmares

Little Nightmares to set new 'benchmark for visual and sound design', says Bandai Namco

Upcoming indie title Little Nightmares will set a new standard for game design, publisher Bandai Namco has told MCV. The horror-themed puzzle platformer, which releases digitally and at retail tomorrow ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Switch multiplayer

Remade, reborn: How Nintendo's fixing digital for Switch

Ever since the launch of the Wii U, Nintendo’s third-party support, or lack thereof, has been a constant source of contention for the platform holder. During the Wii era, third-party ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
Call of Duty WWII

Watch Call of Duty: WWII global livestream right here at 6pm

After last week's confirmation that Call of Duty will be returning to World War II for its next instalment, today's the day when players can finally get their first look ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 26th 2017 at 12:35PM in News

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New AMD Vega cards will arrive by June

New AMD Vega cards will arrive by June

Despite having just last week unveiled its RX500 series of graphics cards, AMD has confirmed that its next-generation GPUs will arrive this quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 11:22AM in News
1992 FMV game Night Trap is getting a re-release

1992 FMV game Night Trap is getting a re-release

A notoriously shoddy but undeniably appealingly quirky Sega CD game that uses Full Motion Video (FMV) is getting a surprise re-release on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 10:57AM in News
Teenager responsible for Sony and Microsoft hacks jailed

Teenager responsible for Sony and Microsoft hacks jailed

20 year-old Adam Mudd has been sentenced to two years in jail for creating a hacking program that was responsible for downing Sony and Microsoft’s networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
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Multiplay Events launches new rental arm

The UK's leading games events company Multiplay Events has launched a brand-new hardware rental arm to help other organisations get the kit they need to put on large-scale events.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 26th 2017 at 10:22AM in News

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Giving publishers a platform: publishers talk PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and many more

There’s a greater range of hardware and operating system platforms than ever before. That means more opportunity, and more complications, for games publishers. We catch up with a handful of ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Apr 26th 2017 at 10:00AM in News
X-COM creator is crowdfunding a new strategy title

X-COM creator is crowdfunding a new strategy title

Julian Gallop is crowdfunding what is described as a spiritual successor to his 1994 strategy hit X-COM.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Vivendi prepares for Ubisoft takeover, reports claims

Vivendi prepares for Ubisoft takeover, reports claims

The saga of Vivendi’s encroaching interest in French publisher Ubisoft could be on the verge of reaching a head with a full acquisition push.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 9:37AM in News
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 multiplayer delayed until Q3

The multiplayer component of CI Games' Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, which releases today on PS4, Xbox One and PC, will miss the game's launch day to prevent it from diluting ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 25th 2017 at 12:41PM in News
Russia's Mail.Ru launches $100m gaming division

Russia's Mail.Ru launches $100m gaming division

One of Russia’s leading internet companies is making a bigger move into video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2017 at 11:16AM in News
Overwatch Pro dropped by team over racist streaming outburst

Overwatch Pro dropped by team over racist streaming outburst

The career of top Overwatch player Matt ‘Dellor’ Vaughn appears to be over after he was caught delivering a racist tirade while streaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2017 at 10:59AM in News
Samsung Galaxy S8 breaks S7 records

Samsung Galaxy S8 breaks S7 records

It appears that Samsung has not been badly damaged by the Galaxy Note 7 scandal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2017 at 10:44AM in News
Ian Livingstone tells Sumo Digital's great British success story

Ian Livingstone tells Sumo Digital's great British success story

Ian Livingstone is a man with many titles. He’s co-creator of Fighting Fantasy, co-founder of Games Workshop, GamesAid trustee, life president of Eidos, vice chair of Ukie, and many more, ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 25th 2017 at 10:26AM in News
FIFA 17 tops SuperData March UK Digital charts

FIFA 17 tops SuperData March UK Digital charts

EA’s FIFA 17 was the highest grossing console game digitally in the UK last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2017 at 10:19AM in News