Entries in 'demos' (13)

Games without demos sell twice as many copies

Games without demos sell twice as many copies

New research suggests that releasing a demo before a game is released with actually damage potential sales, potentially halving the number of copies it will shift.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 28th 2013 at 1:29PM in News
EA demos blockbuster line-up in London event

EA demos blockbuster line-up in London event

Electronic Arts took to London last month to show the press its upcoming triple-A blockbusters.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 7th 2012 at 10:00AM in News
Free day-one DLC for Ridge Racer Vita

Free day-one DLC for Ridge Racer Vita

Early buyers of Namco Bandai’s PS Vita Ridge Racer game at retail will receive paid-for content for free.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 9th 2012 at 8:00AM in News
Free 3DS demos added to eShop

Free 3DS demos added to eShop

Nintendo 3DS owners will be able to download free game demos from tomorrow, starting with Resident Evil Revelations.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 18th 2012 at 10:02AM in News

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OnLive and GameSpot reach demo deal

OnLive and GameSpot reach demo deal

An interesting new agreement between streaming games specialist OnLive and giant consumer games network GameSpot has been announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2011 at 8:51AM in News
Retailers forced to pay for demos

Retailers forced to pay for demos

The Performing Rights Society has bamboozled retailers this week by saying indies must pay to cover music licence fees for game pods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 10:25AM in News
Youth event to attract 50,000 consumers

Youth event to attract 50,000 consumers

A new consumer show aimed at youngsters and families is expected to pull in 50,000 visitors, and games will play a major role.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2010 at 10:57AM in News
WiiWare demo service launches on Friday

WiiWare demo service launches on Friday

Wii owners will be able to download demos of key WiiWare titles through a new service that launches this week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 2nd 2010 at 11:41AM in News

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FIFA and PES demos tomorrow

FIFA and PES demos tomorrow

Konami has confirmed that the Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 demo will be released on multiple platforms tomorrow – the same day as EA releases its first public FIFA 11 taster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2010 at 6:09PM in News
Move demos coming to PSN

Move demos coming to PSN

Consumers looking to get involved in the PlayStation Move experience but not intending to pick up the Move Starter Pack will be able to download demos of a number of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2010 at 4:09PM in News
Move Starter Pack detailed

Move Starter Pack detailed

Sony has listed the demos that will be included in the UK version of the PlayStation Move Starter Pack, that will be launched in the UK on September 15th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2010 at 3:43PM in News
Natal and Move ‘need GAME’

Natal and Move ‘need GAME’

Ahead of what will be one of the fiercest contests ever seen in the games industry later this year, GAME has argued that the support of High Street retail is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 10:30AM in News

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Crytek foresees 'the end of free demos'

Crytek foresees 'the end of free demos'

The CEO of indie studio Crytek has defended EA’s divisive ‘premium downloadable content’ strategy, while also predicting the extinction of free game demos.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2010 at 4:11PM in News