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ESPN president: 'eSports is not a sport'

ESPN president: 'eSports is not a sport'

One of the most powerful figures in sports broadcasting has questioned the rising legitimacy of eSports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
PC-only Sims 4 tops UK charts

PC-only Sims 4 tops UK charts

The latest iteration of EA’s The Sims series is No.1 in the GfK Chart-Track All Formats charts this week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 8th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Last-gen Destiny purchases come with free next-gen upgrade

Last-gen Destiny purchases come with free next-gen upgrade

Bungie is offering those who buy its new shooter Destiny on PS3 or Xbox 360 a free copy of the game on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: August 31 - September 6

Steam top ten sellers chart: August 31 - September 6

The release of Dead Rising 3 for Windows had Capcom’s title out in front on Steam’s latest weekly top ten sellers chart.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 7th 2014 at 11:52AM in News

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Mortal Kombat X arrives April 2015

Mortal Kombat X arrives April 2015

Mortal Kombat X – the next effort in NetherRealm’s fighting franchise – will launch next April on multiple platforms, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 7th 2014 at 4:13AM in News
PopCap co-founder John Vechey departs company

PopCap co-founder John Vechey departs company

John Vechey is leaving PopCap after nearly 15 years with the studio, parent company EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 7th 2014 at 3:50AM in News
VIDEO: Sony shows off Destiny played on Vita via Remote Play

VIDEO: Sony shows off Destiny played on Vita via Remote Play

The video below offers a glimpse on how users are able to play Bungie’s upcoming shooter Destiny on their Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Sony trademarks Vib-Ribbon in Europe

Sony trademarks Vib-Ribbon in Europe

One of the PSOne’s more obscure titles could be heading for a resurrection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 3:01PM in News

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Sky News added to Xbox 360 VOD line-up

Sky News added to Xbox 360 VOD line-up

Xbox 360 owners will from next week have Sky News added to the TV section of their console’s UI.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 2:43PM in News
Need for Speed: Rivals added to EA Access

Need for Speed: Rivals added to EA Access

EA has added its most recent Need for Speed title Rivals to its subscription EA Access program.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

Games Retail 2020 - The full schedule

We can finally reveal our full schedule for the upcoming Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 5th 2014 at 1:13PM in News
Microsoft digs at Sony in unofficial Destiny marketing campaign

Microsoft digs at Sony in unofficial Destiny marketing campaign

Destiny is coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360, but Microsoft isn’t really allowed to talk about it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:54PM in News

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GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

Around 300 GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight on Monday night (September 8th) for the midnight launch of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Ghostlight releasing Way of the Samurai 4 on PC

Ghostlight releasing Way of the Samurai 4 on PC

Former PS3 exclusive Way of the Samurai 4 is being ported to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:09PM in News
Riot is scrapping League of Legends' lore and starting over

Riot is scrapping League of Legends' lore and starting over

The story underpinning League of Legends is being rewritten to better serve the game it has evolved to become.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 11:31AM in News
The Sims 4 'glitch' is inadvertently exposing pirates

The Sims 4 'glitch' is inadvertently exposing pirates

A ‘glitch’ designed to hamper the experience of those who have pirated The Sims 4 has caught a lot of people out online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:55AM in News

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Now FTC targets Google, demands $19m in IAP refunds

Now FTC targets Google, demands $19m in IAP refunds

Google has become the latest company to be targeted by the Federal Trade Commission regarding accidental microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

Shelf Life: GAME Edinburgh

We speak to Ewan Shaw, senior sales assistant at GAME Edinburgh about the store’s expertise on a variety of gaming content, the retailer’s in-store events and why people come in ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 5th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
UPDATE: UK release date for Bayonetta 2 revealed

UPDATE: UK release date for Bayonetta 2 revealed

Nintendo has at last announced a UK release date for Wii U title Bayonetta 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 9:49AM in News
Slitherine acquires strategy games studio Shenandoah

Slitherine acquires strategy games studio Shenandoah

UK-based war and strategy games publisher Slithernine Group has acquired US-based developer Shenandoah Studio for an undisclosed amount.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 6:40PM in News
LBP endless runner Run Sackboy! Run! hits Vita, mobile next month

LBP endless runner Run Sackboy! Run! hits Vita, mobile next month

Sony is bringing Media Molecule’s LittleBigPlanet series to iOS and Android devices next month, in the form of endless runner Run Sackboy! Run!

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 6:19PM in News
Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

The cost of the upcoming consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will fall somewhere between $200 and $400, Oculus VR has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
Darren Houghton departs Exertis Gem

Darren Houghton departs Exertis Gem

Darren Houghton has stepped down as UK general manager of Exertis Gem after spending 13 years at the distributor.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 4th 2014 at 5:25PM in News
Just how big is PS4 and Xbox One? Find out at Games Retail 2020

Just how big is PS4 and Xbox One? Find out at Games Retail 2020

Chart-Track will reveal exclusive data on the success of PS4 and Xbox One at Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 4th 2014 at 4:16PM in News
The FBI is investigating the online harassment of game developers

The FBI is investigating the online harassment of game developers

The International Game Developers Association is working with the FBI to try and tackle the recent rise in harassment suffered by game developers online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 3:55PM in News