Entries in 'console' (25)

What is PS4 Pro? Supported games, price and what's in the box

What is PS4 Pro? Supported games, price and what's in the box

Announced on-stage at an event in New York in September, Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro is the platform holder’s hardware for serious gamers. 

on Nov 10th 2016 at 11:20AM in News
GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

It appears that time is finally up for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim confirmed for the UK

Limited Edition Final Fantasy XV PS4 Slim confirmed for the UK

Final Fantasy fans are very much being encouraged to buy into the new world of PS4 Slim with a brand new limited edition console heading to retail in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2016 at 11:04AM in News
Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

Sub-£200 price is crucial to NX success, says UK retail

UK retail buyers have told MCV that they have ‘high hopes’ for Nintendo’s new console, but only if it’s affordable.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:37AM in News

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GfK and SuperData team up for combined digital and physical UK chart

GfK and SuperData team up for combined digital and physical UK chart

Digital games tracker SuperData and physical charts specialists GfK are teaming up to produce a new UK chart.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 9th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
Which console is dominating festive ad space in 2015?

Which console is dominating festive ad space in 2015?

Generation Media account executive Joseph Phelan takes a look at which games are pulling ahead in the race for Q4 TV advertising presence

on Dec 1st 2015 at 2:04PM in News
Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo NX predicted to ship 12m units in 2016

Nintendo’s next home console is set for an explosive start.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2015 at 9:49AM in News
Pachter: Nintendo NX is 'doomed' without third-party backing

Pachter: Nintendo NX is 'doomed' without third-party backing

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has said that third-party support is vital to the success of Nintendo’s next home console.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 17th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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Excalibur cuts back on sims and eyes console business

Excalibur cuts back on sims and eyes console business

Publishing label Excalibur is considerably cutting back on its simulation business as it invests more into its own IP.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium bundle due out this month, costs £240

Mario Kart 8 and Splatoon Wii U Premium bundle due out this month, costs £240

A new Wii U SKU will include two of the platform’s most popular multiplayer games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 7th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PS4 celebrates six months on top in the UK

PlayStation 4 has been the best-selling games console every month of the year to-date, Sony has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

Last year's big hits top the digital console chart for June in the UK

The boxed charts might all be about Batman and Elder Scrolls, but 2014’s success stories continue to reign in the UK digital rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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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
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
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