Entries in 'Digital' (812)

ANALYSIS: Digital Charts

ANALYSIS: Digital Charts

MCV wants a digital download chart.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:55AM in News
We must act NOW to fix digital chart crisis

We must act NOW to fix digital chart crisis

The games industry needs to get its act together and be more open about digital sales. This is not a warning from senior trade figures, but a warning from MCV itself. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 13th 2012 at 10:52AM in News
EA hits $1bn annual digital revenue target

EA hits $1bn annual digital revenue target

In July of last year MCV ran a piece entitled “Riccitiello’s $1bn digital dream”. Now, six months later, we can confirm that the EA CEO’s dreams have come true.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 8:48AM in News
PS2 Killzone coming to PS3 on PSN

PS2 Killzone coming to PS3 on PSN

Guerrilla Games’ 2004 PS2 shooter Killzone is to receive a release on PSN.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2012 at 2:14PM in News

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Lack of digital chart is "turning off investors"

Lack of digital chart is "turning off investors"

Potential video game investors are being put off by the lack of digital data, say industry experts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 11th 2012 at 11:16AM in News
Gem swoops for digital distributor Ztorm

Gem swoops for digital distributor Ztorm

MCV understands that Gem has agreed a deal to acquire digital distributor Ztorm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2012 at 10:04AM in News
Digital omission threatening chart legitimacy

Digital omission threatening chart legitimacy

As was reported yesterday, end of year trading figures show a gaping £100m hole in the UK games retail market for 2011.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 6th 2012 at 8:17AM in News
House of the Dead 3 and 4 creep onto PSN

House of the Dead 3 and 4 creep onto PSN

PS3 owners will be able to download House of the Dead 3 exclusively via PSN next month, with its sequel to follow in spring.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 5th 2012 at 2:24PM in News

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Ad vans reach over 30,000 gamers

Ad vans reach over 30,000 gamers

A fleet of vans with exterior screens have promoted games to tens of thousands of consumers across UK cities.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Capcom reveals eight-game retail bundle

Capcom reveals eight-game retail bundle

Several Xbox Live hits including Street Fighter games will arrive in stores for the first time next year. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 15th 2011 at 10:41AM in News
Obsidian: Digital should 'stab used games market in the heart'

Obsidian: Digital should 'stab used games market in the heart'

South Park and Fallout New Vegas developer Obsidian has made its feelings on pre-owned games pretty damn clear.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 13th 2011 at 4:33PM in News
Star Wars: The Old Republic goes live

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes live

EA has switched on its servers for PC MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic two days ahead of its retail release.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2011 at 12:33PM in News

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD is download-only

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD is download-only

A new High Definition Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater game will be available to download next summer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 12th 2011 at 12:18PM in News
Moore: Publishers must adapt or die

Moore: Publishers must adapt or die

EA COO Peter Moore has issued a stark warning to his rival publishers – you’ll die off if you’re not ready for the digital transition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2011 at 8:27AM in News
MCV AWARDS: New venue and cheaper tickets for 2012

MCV AWARDS: New venue and cheaper tickets for 2012

The 2012 MCV Industry Excellence Awards take place on April 19th at a new venue and with reduced ticket prices. 

on Dec 8th 2011 at 8:32AM in News
FEATURE: Ubisoft's digital dream

FEATURE: Ubisoft's digital dream

In the space of three years, Ubisoft has acquired five online game development studios and seen digital sales soar.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 6th 2011 at 1:26PM in News

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Asda introduces £98 HD TV

Asda introduces £98 HD TV

UK supermarket chain Asda is selling a 19-inch HD-ready TV for under £100 this Christmas.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 2:58PM in News
Ubi: Digital is home for new IP

Ubi: Digital is home for new IP

Forget competing with big boxed blockbusters at retail – Ubisoft says the best way to release new IP is through digital platforms.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 8:35AM in News
Downloads CAN go under the Xmas tree

Downloads CAN go under the Xmas tree

Who says you can’t wrap up a download? GAME has come up with a solution to the biggest digital dilemma – how to make a download look good under a ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 8:19AM in News
Next Xbox skips optical drive, goes digital only?

Next Xbox skips optical drive, goes digital only?

The latest rumours concerning Microsoft’s next Xbox console suggest that the company may launch an entry-level machine that is not compatible with disc-based games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2011 at 9:43AM in News
PC download store delay for Amazon?

PC download store delay for Amazon?

Amazon has postponed the launch of its PC download platform to 2012.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 25th 2011 at 8:32AM in News
Vivendi: New game rumours are untrue

Vivendi: New game rumours are untrue

Activision Blizzard parent Vivendi has squashed industry chatter that it is opening a new games business.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 25th 2011 at 8:30AM in News
FEATURE: 'A digital chart is vital'

FEATURE: 'A digital chart is vital'

MCV quizzes UKIE board member and Sega UK MD John Clark on the importance of including digital sales into the weekly charts...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 3:40PM in News
EA reinstates Battlefield 1943 offer

EA reinstates Battlefield 1943 offer

Having been threatened with legal action in a US court, EA has decided that it will now offer a free copy of digital shooter Battlefield 1943 to owners of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 12:30PM in News
2003's Rayman 3 getting HD update

2003's Rayman 3 getting HD update

Ubisoft has announced that Rayman 3 is being remade in HD and will receive a digital release on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 2:51PM in News