Entries in 'Digital' (813)

Peter Molyneux's £50,000 DLC

Peter Molyneux's £50,000 DLC

Oh Peter. Outspoken creative experimenter Peter Molyneux has confirmed that his next game will contain DLC… that costs £50,000.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
E3 2012: Wii saves and games can transfer to Wii U

E3 2012: Wii saves and games can transfer to Wii U

Nintendo has confirmed that it is working on a method that will allow gamers to transfer Wii content to the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
OPINION: The digital debate

OPINION: The digital debate

Once again the issue around calculating digital sales data towards the industry’s charts and research data has become a talking point. 

by DORIAN BLOCH
on May 31st 2012 at 3:32PM in News
NPD lifts the lid on size of alternative games market

NPD lifts the lid on size of alternative games market

While ISFE boasts an impressive survey of European gamers, NPD is for the first time sharing its data on non-new, non-boxed video game sales in the UK via MCV.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 31st 2012 at 2:21PM in News

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Sony: Consumers more likely to buy if a game is both digital AND boxed

Sony: Consumers more likely to buy if a game is both digital AND boxed

Platform holder Sony claims the growing appetite for digital content is helping grow the sales of ‘full console’ games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 31st 2012 at 1:34PM in News
Sony to embark on 'Storyteller' ebook initiative at E3

Sony to embark on 'Storyteller' ebook initiative at E3

A PS3 ebook strategy will be unveiled by Sony at E3, MCV understands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2012 at 9:52AM in News
£35 Battlefield Premium service revealed

£35 Battlefield Premium service revealed

EA will at next week’s E3 reveal the Battlefield Premium service, according to a retail listing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 10:07AM in News
Sony gets competitive with PSN full-game prices

Sony gets competitive with PSN full-game prices

PS3 owners are for the first time being offered full game downloads at a price that’s competitive with the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 8:37AM in News

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RE Chronicles HD Collection dated on PSN

RE Chronicles HD Collection dated on PSN

Capcom has confirmed a June 27th release for Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2012 at 1:38PM in News
OPINION: A moment in chart history

OPINION: A moment in chart history

When the trade clicked open its Monday morning UKIE charts update this week, the big story was the data that wasn’t listed.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 25th 2012 at 12:18PM in News
Sega and Double Fine team up for The Cave

Sega and Double Fine team up for The Cave

Japanese publisher Sega has teamed up with Ron Gilbert’s Double Fine for its next game – The Cave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2012 at 2:12PM in News
Sorcery and Doctor Who available on PSN

Sorcery and Doctor Who available on PSN

Sony’s PlayStation Network has got three high-profile offers for gamers to buy digitally this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2012 at 1:46PM in News

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Disc demand dwindles, duplicators dying out

Disc demand dwindles, duplicators dying out

Manufacturers predict a steady decline in the use of game discs as digital gains a tighter grip on the market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 23rd 2012 at 1:09PM in News
Uncharted duo get digital PSN release

Uncharted duo get digital PSN release

Sony is to release both Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Game of the Year Edition as downloads on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2012 at 12:59PM in News
Digital growth keeps Future on track

Digital growth keeps Future on track

Future PLC has revealed strong digital revenue growth in its interim results for the half-year ended March 31st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 9:13AM in News
Ubisoft profits rise to £30m in FY2012

Ubisoft profits rise to £30m in FY2012

French publishing giant Ubisoft has posted full-year profits of €37.3m (£29.7m) for the twelve months ended March 31st, 2012.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 15th 2012 at 6:17PM in News

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GAME begins digital trade-ins, offers Diablo III for 99p

GAME begins digital trade-ins, offers Diablo III for 99p

The blending of the High Street and digital market continues with news that GAME is offering specific trade-in deals on a number of digital products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2012 at 10:49AM in News
OPINION: Nintendo's digital strategy shows it's still box clever

OPINION: Nintendo's digital strategy shows it's still box clever

Where Nintendo leads, others often follow. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 10th 2012 at 10:32AM in News
Marvelous sets up UK social and mobile publisher

Marvelous sets up UK social and mobile publisher

The Japanese publisher behind No More Heroes is coming to Europe.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 2nd 2012 at 1:09PM in News
WiiWare sales are "almost non-existent"

WiiWare sales are "almost non-existent"

Indie publisher Nicalis has said that WiiWare sales are in decline and have reached the stage of being “almost non-existent”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2012 at 2:33PM in News
Nintendo kickstarts new digital push with New Super Mario Bros 2

Nintendo kickstarts new digital push with New Super Mario Bros 2

Further to the news that Wii U will arrive with an aggressive new digital policy, Nintendo has also confirmed a brand new 3DS strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2012 at 9:04AM in News
Wii U titles to launch retail and digital on day one

Wii U titles to launch retail and digital on day one

Nintendo has stated that first party Wii U games will be available to buy digitally on the same day that they are released at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2012 at 8:42AM in News
Microsoft resists simultaneous digital and retail Xbox 360 releases

Microsoft resists simultaneous digital and retail Xbox 360 releases

Games will not arrive on Xbox Live on the day they hit retail shelves any time soon, says Microsoft.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 26th 2012 at 11:11AM in News
Streets of Rage and Golden Axe Collections coming to XBLA

Streets of Rage and Golden Axe Collections coming to XBLA

Two more Sega Vintage Collection titles are on the way to Xbox Live Arcade, a premature reveal on Xbox.com has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2012 at 10:54AM in News
'Publishers don't want 50 digital retailers'

'Publishers don't want 50 digital retailers'

75 per cent of PC download stores won’t make enough money to justify support from publishers, Gamefly says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 25th 2012 at 3:41PM in News