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Bioshock franchise surpasses 25m units sold

Bioshock franchise surpasses 25m units sold

Bioshock Infinite has sold 11m copies and the Bioshock franchise as a whole has sold more than 25m, according to Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 30th 2015 at 7:36PM in News
Sci-fi horror SOMA heading to PS4, PC in September

Sci-fi horror SOMA heading to PS4, PC in September

Horror-focused indie studio Frictional Games has announced its upcoming sci-fi release SOMA will arrive this September.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 30th 2015 at 7:33PM in News
GameStop sees rise in revenue for past quarter

GameStop sees rise in revenue for past quarter

GameStop has reported better-than-expected quarterly results for the period concluded at the beginning of May.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 30th 2015 at 7:29PM in News
The key lessons Rebellion learned from self-publishing Zombie Army Trilogy

The key lessons Rebellion learned from self-publishing Zombie Army Trilogy

In the fourth and final part of his regular column, Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley shares his insights from the launch of his first self-published console game, Zombie Army Trilogy

on May 29th 2015 at 2:15PM in News

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Konami: We are not at all focusing purely on mobile games

Konami: We are not at all focusing purely on mobile games

Konami will be doing more in the mobile games market, but it is not abandoning its console business.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
ESL's Sean Charles on why sponsors are seeing the appeal of eSports

ESL's Sean Charles on why sponsors are seeing the appeal of eSports

Though the soul of eSports growth in the past few decades has been a grassroots community, the heart has certainly been increasing sponsorship.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 29th 2015 at 1:57PM in News
The Witcher's hour - CD Projekt RED on Wild Hunt's successful launch

The Witcher's hour - CD Projekt RED on Wild Hunt's successful launch

Before launch, I would have wagered that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt would be a moderate success. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 12:30PM in News
New Need for Speed requires online connection

New Need for Speed requires online connection

EA’s Need for Speed reboot will require an online connection to play.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 12:28PM in News

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Insight: Managing retail and going global with your self-published game

Insight: Managing retail and going global with your self-published game

In part three of Jason Kingsley’s regular column on self-publishing, the Rebellion CEO discusses the workload pressures that come with going alone, and how to structure those important deals

on May 29th 2015 at 11:50AM in News
What's bugging the bug testers?

What's bugging the bug testers?

It’s a challenging time to work in QA and localisation. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Spotify rules out games as it goes beyond music

Spotify rules out games as it goes beyond music

Music giant Spotify is launching video and podcasts on its service, but not video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2015 at 11:10AM in News

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'Publishers are still not doing enough to end buggy games'

'Publishers are still not doing enough to end buggy games'

Major games publishers have not learnt their lesson from the slew of broken games released at the end of last year. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
ITV Studios hires marketing vet David Miller

ITV Studios hires marketing vet David Miller

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed industry veteran David Miller to the newly-created role of vice president of digital games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
New-look NCSoft West eyes rapid American and European growth

New-look NCSoft West eyes rapid American and European growth

NCSoft is ‘accelerating’ its Western expansion with an aim of becoming one of the biggest games businesses in Europe and the US – just like it is in South Korea.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 10:29AM in News

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How many game sales are physical? Find out in this week's issue of MCV

How many game sales are physical? Find out in this week's issue of MCV

This week MCV has investigated what proportion of game sales are physical, and how many are digital. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 29th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Physical still dominant despite digital shift

Physical still dominant despite digital shift

The vast majority of console game sales still come from physical stores, new data reveals.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 29th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Twitch bans all Adults Only-rated games

Twitch bans all Adults Only-rated games

Streaming network Twitch has announced it no longer allows games carrying ESRB's Adults Only rating to be streamed on its service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 29th 2015 at 6:32AM in News
Among the Sleep heading to Xbox One this year

Among the Sleep heading to Xbox One this year

Indie horror hit Among the Sleep is now getting an Xbox One release on top of its upcoming PS4 version, developer Krillbite Studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 29th 2015 at 6:29AM in News
Warner Bros producing Lego Worlds game to compete with Minecraft - rumour

Warner Bros producing Lego Worlds game to compete with Minecraft - rumour

Warner Bros and Lego are collaborating on what appears to be a Minecraft competitor in Lego Worlds.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 29th 2015 at 6:23AM in News
BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

Wii U owners can now stream and catch up with their favourite BBC shows on their console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 4:28PM in News
MMO WildStar is going free-to-play

MMO WildStar is going free-to-play

One year after its launch NCSoft has announced that sci-fi MMO WildStar will be going free-to-play this autumn.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 4:09PM in News
New Xbox One controller in the works

New Xbox One controller in the works

A new version of Microsoft’s Xbox One controller might just have been leaked.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 2:30PM in News
FIFA 16 will feature female teams in a series first

FIFA 16 will feature female teams in a series first

For the first time in the history of the FIFA series consumers will be able to play as women.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 1:43PM in News