Entries in 'Digital' (268)

Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Counter Strike, Total War and Ark: Survival Evolved win big in Steam Summer Sale

Valve’s own Counter Strike: Global Offensive was the most purchased game during Steam’s recent PC Summer Sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2015 at 9:42AM in News
Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

The senior manager of marketing in Nintendo of America’s licensing department has urged the company’s fans to be a bit more adventurous with the digital content they buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Nintendo offering indie game discounts and demos during E3 week

Nintendo is embracing independent developers for this year’s E3.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 3:46PM 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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Developers hit by Steam refund spike

Developers hit by Steam refund spike

Steam’s new refund policy is hitting some developers hard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Yu-Gi-Oh to make its next-gen debut this summer

Yu-Gi-Oh to make its next-gen debut this summer

Konami has announced a new entry in the Yu-Gi-Oh series that is heading to PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Apple takes editorial control of the App Store

Some of the automated algorithms that have until recently been used to populate the Apple App Store have been replaced with a curated system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 12:52PM in News
Take-Two joins call for more digital data

Take-Two joins call for more digital data

The CEO of Take-Two says the lack of digital data in the games market is misleading.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 21st 2015 at 11:07AM in News

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Watch Dogs success and digital boom see Ubisoft financials fly in 2014

Watch Dogs success and digital boom see Ubisoft financials fly in 2014

The strength of Ubisoft’s core brands and the growth of its digital offerings have seen the publisher outperform its financial targets for the last year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 12th 2015 at 5:14PM in News
D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

D3Publisher of America rebrands as D3 Go!

Bandai Namco owned D3 Publisher has announced that its subsidiary D3Publisher of America is rebranding and shifting focus to digital and mobile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Activision has posted revenues ahead of its forecasts, with digital accounting for a record percentage of its business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
EC outlines plans to illegalise geo-blocking, enforce EU digital price parity

EC outlines plans to illegalise geo-blocking, enforce EU digital price parity

Europe’s 28 different national digital markets could be merged into one if new proposed reforms from the European Commission are made law.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2015 at 12:00PM in News

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Valve: We hate Steam gift restrictions as much as you do

Valve: We hate Steam gift restrictions as much as you do

The gifting restrictions recently enforced on Steam were unavoidable in the face of spiralling fraud, Valve has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

EA agrees to amend Origin refunds policy in Australia

Customers of Origin in Australia could soon have similar refund rights as those in the EU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2015 at 12:17PM in News
Resident Evil HD passes 1m worldwide sales

Resident Evil HD passes 1m worldwide sales

Capcom has revealed that its recent reworking of survival horror classic Resident Evil has been a strong seller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another one of this year’s big PC games releases will not be available physically, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 3:40PM in News

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PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

PS4 edition of Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS Store next month

Ultra Street Fighter IV is heading to PlayStation 4 next month as a digital offering, Sony and Capcom have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 20th 2015 at 7:34AM in News
Codemasters launches its own digital store

Codemasters launches its own digital store

UK publisher Codemasters has become the latest publisher to begin selling its titles directly to consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
Bloodborne has sold 155k digital units worldwide, SuperData claims

Bloodborne has sold 155k digital units worldwide, SuperData claims

PS4 exclusive Bloodborne is on track to become the most successful game in the Souls series to date, with digital sales accounting for over a tenth of its total.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2015 at 4:00PM in News
Chinese iOS app downloads overtake the US for the first time

Chinese iOS app downloads overtake the US for the first time

Apple’s successful Asian strategy has seen Chinese iOS owners download more apps than their American counterparts for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 3:24PM in News
Gunstar Heroes, Streets of Rage 2 among new Sega 3D Classics announced for 3DS

Gunstar Heroes, Streets of Rage 2 among new Sega 3D Classics announced for 3DS

Three new retro Sega titles have been confirmed for Sega’s 3D Classics selection on 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2015 at 11:01AM in News
Bloodborne tops PS4's March PSN sales chart

Bloodborne tops PS4's March PSN sales chart

From Software and Sony’s PS4 exclusive action RPG Bloodborne was the best-selling PS4 game on PSN in March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
UK retail: PC games should not abandon the High Street

UK retail: PC games should not abandon the High Street

Leading UK retailers insist there remains a demand for PC games on the High Street.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:26AM in News
EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

EU wants to end regional digital pricing, enforce Digital Single Market

The European Commission has announced plans that, if passed, will turn the digital video games market on its head.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2015 at 2:03PM in News
Warner Bros confirms UK digital-only PC release for Batman: Arkham Knight

Warner Bros confirms UK digital-only PC release for Batman: Arkham Knight

Warner Bros has confirmed that the PC version of the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight will not be released in a box in the UK. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 27th 2015 at 9:46AM in News