Entries in 'console' (76)

Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

Sony on potential PS4 price cut: 'We'll leave it where it is for now'

PS4's success in Europe is a sign that the hardware doesn't need a drop in price, according to Sony's chief for the region.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 1:01PM in News
More money is spent on games than movies and music combined, says IHS

More money is spent on games than movies and music combined, says IHS

Stat trackers IHS has shown its latest market data ahead of next week’s E3 - revealing that $92bn will be spent on games this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 14th 2015 at 3:00AM in News
Two thirds of console games are digital-only

Two thirds of console games are digital-only

A new report has seemingly confirmed a long-running assumption of the industry – boxed games are on the way out.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:46AM in News

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Metal Gear Solid V PS4 bundles coming to the UK

Metal Gear Solid V PS4 bundles coming to the UK

A limited edition of the PS4 will launch alongside Metal Gear Solid V this September.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 9th 2015 at 2:34PM in News
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
8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

8GB Wii U Basic to be discontinued in Japan

Nintendo’s lowest-tier Wii U offering is to be halted in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 9:07AM in News
Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft has issued a statement about the energy consumption of the Xbox One following criticism from an environmental group.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 13th 2015 at 9:57AM in News

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Full Steam ahead: Here are Valve's first 15 Steam Machine partners

Full Steam ahead: Here are Valve's first 15 Steam Machine partners

GDC saw Valve’s PC-meets-console range of devices, the Steam Machines, burst back onto the scene.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
OBox: the Chinese games console that wants to take on PS4 and Xbox One

OBox: the Chinese games console that wants to take on PS4 and Xbox One

“You have to do mobile gaming to be successful in the long-term.”

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:05PM in News
Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Watch out Microsoft and Sony, one of China’s biggest games companies will launch its first console in Europe in early 2016.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Prison Architect reaches 1m sold in Early Access

Prison Architect reaches 1m sold in Early Access

Alpha-funded simulation title Prison Architect has sold more than 1m copies since its original public release in September 2012.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 30th 2015 at 10:19PM in News

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Bloodborne PS4 console bundle confirmed for Europe

Bloodborne PS4 console bundle confirmed for Europe

From Software’s Bloodborne will be getting the PS4 console bundle treatment in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 2:02PM in News
Sony tried to stop 20th Anniversary PS4 console scalping

Sony tried to stop 20th Anniversary PS4 console scalping

"That's not what we want to see happen" – that’s Sony UK boss Fergal Gara lamenting the high prices being attracted by 20th Anniversary Edition PS4 consoles on Ebay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
Limited Edition 20th Anniversary PS4 sells out in America

Limited Edition 20th Anniversary PS4 sells out in America

The limited edition grey PlayStation 4 has sold out in the US. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 8th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
The Crew delayed; falls back to early December

The Crew delayed; falls back to early December

Ubisoft has announced that The Crew has been delayed, and will be released worldwide on December 2nd.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 6th 2014 at 5:11PM in News

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DriveClub being bundled with White PS4 hardware

DriveClub being bundled with White PS4 hardware

Evolution’s upcoming racing title DriveClub is to be the second title bundled with Sony’s Glacier White PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
'Sony has the potential to make the game console market its exclusive territory', analyst claims

'Sony has the potential to make the game console market its exclusive territory', analyst claims

A US analyst has predicted that Sony could eventually grow to control virtually the entire console market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 1:06PM in News
How PlayStation recaptured the UK

How PlayStation recaptured the UK

As the last generation drew to a close, PlayStation limped over the line in third place, soundly beaten by Nintendo and Xbox. Now it is king of the consoles again ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Microsoft is replacing noisy Xbox Ones

Customers who believe their Xbox Ones are producing an excessive amount of noise are being offered replacements by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 11:14AM in News
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
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