Entries in 'console' (56)

Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo unveils new 3DS and 3DS XL

Nintendo has revealed a new design for its handheld 3DS and 3DS XL consoles during its latest Nintendo Direct announcement.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 12:42PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One convincing devs to ditch PC and mobile - report

PS4 and Xbox One convincing devs to ditch PC and mobile - report

Developers are being lured away from PC and mobile platforms back to the latest generation of console hardware, according to a new report.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:57AM in News
Dell's Steam Machine becomes Alienware Alpha 'console'

Dell's Steam Machine becomes Alienware Alpha 'console'

What was initially meant to be one of the first Steam Machines will now be shipped with Windows installed and with an Xbox 360 controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 10:51AM in News
Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia hopes to expand the niche audience for its Shield Portable gaming handheld with a worldwide release of the new Shield Tablet. MCV catches up with Chris Daniel, senior product ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:27AM in News

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Japanese console market down as mobile gaming takes over

Japanese console market down as mobile gaming takes over

Japan’s console market saw a significant dip in earnings last year, a new annual report on the region finds.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2014 at 5:13PM in News
LeapFrog hopes to combat inappropriate games for kids with LeapTV console

LeapFrog hopes to combat inappropriate games for kids with LeapTV console

Kids’ tech firm LeapFrog has announced a new educational games console, the LeapTV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2014 at 9:58AM in News
Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Sony confirms Frozen-themed PS4 for Japan

Disney's hit movie Frozen is to be emblazoned onto the side of Sony's PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 11th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware is now worth over $21.5 billion (£12.6bn) globally – over double the value of the console gaming market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:38PM in News

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White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

White PS4 will get standalone European release this year

An alternative colour for the PS4 is due to hit European retailers later this year, SCE Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

PS4 Driveclub console bundle confirmed

Sony will be bundling its upcoming racer DriveClub with PS4 hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:46AM in News
EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

It’s hard to envisage a future in which handheld consoles remain relevant, EA COO Peter Moore has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Nvidia's Tegra K1 claims to better 360 and PS3 visuals on tablets

Nvidia's Tegra K1 claims to better 360 and PS3 visuals on tablets

It's a claim we've heard before, but the video below suggests that Nvidia has every right to boast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 4:26PM in News

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VIDEO: Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded on the way from Crytek

VIDEO: Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded on the way from Crytek

Crysis developer Crytek has announced its second title in as many days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2014 at 1:37PM in News
Sony details Vita Action Mega Pack bundle

Sony details Vita Action Mega Pack bundle

A new Vita bundle has been confirmed for PAL territories including the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 2:43PM in News
'$60 for a game is insane' Bulletstorm dev claims

'$60 for a game is insane' Bulletstorm dev claims

The pressure on full-RRP games is higher than it’s ever been, one developer has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 12:37PM in News
Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Publishers and platform holders no longer have to ignore one of the world’s biggest video games markets. China is open for business.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 9th 2014 at 11:02AM in News

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Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

Kabam: IAPs have a future on consoles

It is only a matter of time before studios are able to convince console users to splash out on in-game purchases without a major backlash.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 9th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

The PC games sector may be dominant worldwide, but consoles are the real power in the UK and will remain so for years to come, says DFC Intelligence.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 8th 2014 at 3:40PM in News
Dean Hall: 'DayZ console port should be sooner rather than later'

Dean Hall: 'DayZ console port should be sooner rather than later'

DayZ will come to consoles, hopefully sooner rather than later, says the game’s creator.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 8th 2014 at 11:31AM in News
New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

New Nintendo hardware in development for emerging markets

Nintendo is to develop a completely new console designed specifically to target China and other emerging economies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will launch in China this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

PC games revenue overtakes consoles - report

The PC games market has now surpassed the console gaming sector in terms of revenues, an analyst has claimed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 25th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Nintendo reveals exclusive Team Mario and Team Luigi Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles

Two additional Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundles have been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
Vita Football Manager Classic 2014 bundle incoming

Vita Football Manager Classic 2014 bundle incoming

Sega’s Football Manager Classic 2014 for Vita will also be available in a hardware bundle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
Amazon reveals Fire TV streaming set-top box

Amazon reveals Fire TV streaming set-top box

Amazon has revealed its long-rumoured ‘console’ – the video streaming FireTV.

by Alex Calvin
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 4:41PM in News