Entries in 'consoles' (87)

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Console players are always keen on enhancing their gaming experience with the latest controller or the newest headset – and then brag about it on Reddit in an attempt to ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 7th 2016 at 11:10AM in News
Mobile graphics will overtake PS4 and Xbox One by next year, ARM claims

Mobile graphics will overtake PS4 and Xbox One by next year, ARM claims

Smartphone and tablet titles will be graphically superior to the current generation of consoles by the end of next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 17th 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Spend-happy mobile gamers have similar habits on consoles - Newzoo

Spend-happy mobile gamers have similar habits on consoles - Newzoo

Research firm Newzoo has published a new report on “mobile power users,” highlighting data that indicates those that spend significant money on smartphone games are likely to do the same ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 18th 2015 at 4:26AM in News
DayZ console prototype delayed until next year

DayZ console prototype delayed until next year

The long wait for the arrival of DayZ on consoles just got a bit longer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 3:43PM in News

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More women own consoles than men in the US

More women own consoles than men in the US

A new study from the Pew Research Centre has strengthened the argument that console content makers should be making more effort to appeal to females.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Mobile overtakes PC as kids' gaming platform of choice

Mobile overtakes PC as kids' gaming platform of choice

New NPD data suggests that PC is no longer the prominent platform for children.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2015 at 10:48AM in News
Analyst predicts 120-130m PS4 sales, 100-110m Xbox One sales

Analyst predicts 120-130m PS4 sales, 100-110m Xbox One sales

Sales of the current generation of consoles will fall ever so slightly short of previous generation of machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 2:03PM in News
Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

Chinese console ban to be lifted for good

The temporary lifting of the ban on video games console sales in China is to be made permanent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2015 at 10:34AM in News

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Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Chinese PS4 and Xbox One sales are 'disappointing', report says

Next-gen console fever has yet to infect Chinese gamers, it seems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

E3 is traditionally time for the consoles to shine, with a shower of new announcements. In celebration, MCV looks back at the history – and future – of the sector ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Witcher 3 dev on downgrade accusations: 'We didn't see it as a problem'

Witcher 3 dev on downgrade accusations: 'We didn't see it as a problem'

The studio behind The Witcher 3 has responded to criticism over the game’s supposed graphical downgrade.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 1:11PM in News
Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Konami: Our main platform will be mobiles

Fears that Konami may be eying a withdrawal from the console market appear to be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2015 at 1:48PM in News

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Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

Consoles will control less than half of the UK games market this year

The success of PS4 and Xbox One hasn’t managed to beat back mobile’s growing dominance of the games market, says research firm Newzoo.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 14th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Digital game revenue to reach $58bn by 2019, according to Juniper

Research firm Juniper projects worldwide digital content revenue will reach $154bn annually by 2019, with gaming expected to represent the largest share of that total.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2015 at 3:44AM in News
Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Digital console sales down in February as Evolve underperforms - SuperData

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare brought in the most digital sales via consoles last month, beating out the likes of Grand Theft Auto V as well as new releases including ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 1:49AM in News
Current console cycle could be last of its kind, Twitch CEO says

Current console cycle could be last of its kind, Twitch CEO says

The console cycle as we know it may be at an end, according to Twitch CEO Emmett Shear.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 7:25PM in News

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Raptr to stop tracking console data, become PC-only service

Raptr to stop tracking console data, become PC-only service

Games-centric tracking and social network Raptr has ditched console support.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

The nod has again been given for PS4 and PlayStation Vita to go on sale in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 9:40AM in News
Gone Home console ports cancelled

Gone Home console ports cancelled

Award-winning PC indie game Gone Home is no longer in development for consoles, developer Fullbright has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2015 at 4:24AM in News
Gone Home is no longer coming to consoles

Gone Home is no longer coming to consoles

The consoles version of critically acclaimed PC hit Gone Home has been cancelled.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

Tablet ownership ahead of games consoles among UK children

A retail-led survey has found that UK children under the age of 12 are now more likely to own a tablet than a games console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 3:22PM in News
January's top US digital console games generated majority of revenue on PlayStation

January's top US digital console games generated majority of revenue on PlayStation

New data collected by research firm Superdata claims PlayStation hardware is generating significantly more digital revenue than Xbox in the US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 7:29PM in News
Grow Home could hit consoles if success is found on PC

Grow Home could hit consoles if success is found on PC

Ubisoft’s experimental PC Grow Home could yet brand out onto other platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
Valve confirms latest Steam Machines will be showcased next month

Valve confirms latest Steam Machines will be showcased next month

Valve has confirmed it will on hand at GDC 2015 next month to show off its updated lineup of Steam Machine consoles.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2015 at 2:19AM in News
'Stronger' Capcom ready for 2015 comeback

'Stronger' Capcom ready for 2015 comeback

Capcom says it is now in a ‘better place’ as it prepares for its 2015 comeback.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 2nd 2015 at 9:51AM in News