Entries in 'Digital' (214)

Amazon rebrands LoveFilm, ups Prime subscription price

Amazon rebrands LoveFilm, ups Prime subscription price

The cost of Amazon Prime membership is getting a significant increase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 12:44PM in News
16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

A new report from NPD suggests that only a limited number of US gamers have made the decision to completely abandon physical games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 9:49AM in News
Crysis Trilogy available on Origin

Crysis Trilogy available on Origin

EA has bundled all three of its Crysis games – and more – in a single digital release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Green Man Gaming 'to consider software publishing' in 2014

Green Man Gaming 'to consider software publishing' in 2014

Digital games retailer Green Man Gaming says it could begin publishing games later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 20th 2014 at 10:03AM in News

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More games added to Microsoft's Xbox Live sale

More games added to Microsoft's Xbox Live sale

Microsoft is currently offering a host of significant discounts to digital Xbox 360 games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2014 at 11:08AM in News
Microsoft takes on the High Street with competitive Xbox One digital pricing

Microsoft takes on the High Street with competitive Xbox One digital pricing

The price of one of Xbox One’s leading exclusives is being significantly cut on Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
Apple and Google rejecting Flappy Bird clones from app stores

Apple and Google rejecting Flappy Bird clones from app stores

New game submissions containing the word ‘Flappy’ are reportedly being rejected by both Apple and Google.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 11:31AM in News
NPD: US spent $15.39bn on games in 2013

NPD: US spent $15.39bn on games in 2013

NPD has revealed new US sales figures for games in 2013 – and this time around, the research group has included digital revenue and second-hand sales in their findings.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2014 at 5:34AM in News

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48% of Vita software sales are digital

48% of Vita software sales are digital

Sony has revealed that digital has very nearly overtaken physical in the Vita software market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Valve triumphs in Steam pre-owned games lawsuit

Valve triumphs in Steam pre-owned games lawsuit

A German court has ruled in Valve’s favour in a case hoping to force it to permit the sale of pre-owned Steam codes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
The future of PC gaming revealed in the latest MCV

The future of PC gaming revealed in the latest MCV

From the arrival of Steam Machines to the digital takeover, we detail everything you need to know about the market in MCV's PC Gaming Special.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 6th 2014 at 12:11PM in News
Games With Gold Xbox One details 'soon' says Spencer

Games With Gold Xbox One details 'soon' says Spencer

Microsoft will soon share its plans for Games With Gold on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 12:58PM in News

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Pachter: Disc-less Xbox One would be 'dumb dumb dumb'

Pachter: Disc-less Xbox One would be 'dumb dumb dumb'

Rumours of a possible release for a disc-less Xbox One are unlikely to be true, a US analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Ubisoft bundles free Assassin's Creed titles with Elder Scrolls Online orders

Ubisoft bundles free Assassin's Creed titles with Elder Scrolls Online orders

The publisher is offering free copies of AC IV: Black Flag and AC III to those who buy Elder Scrolls Online through uPlay.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 30th 2014 at 12:04PM in News
On-demand service planned for Wii U and 3DS

On-demand service planned for Wii U and 3DS

A follow-up report to Nintendo’s press briefing this morning has detailed plans for an on-demand service for Wii U and 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
EA expects console full game digital download growth

EA expects console full game digital download growth

Full game digital downloads on PS4 and Xbox One are a sector that is of particular interest for EA, the publisher has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 1:52PM in News

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$308m loss for EA in Q3

$308m loss for EA in Q3

EA has reported a $308m GAAP net loss for the quarter ending December 31st – a big decline on the $45m loss reported in the same quarter last year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2014 at 9:57AM in News
Steam users can now self-refund pre-orders

Steam users can now self-refund pre-orders

Origin-style money-back offers may be some way off, but Steam has introduced one consumer-pleasing feature over the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 3:58PM in News
Competitive Xbox One digital pricing 'on the agenda'

Competitive Xbox One digital pricing 'on the agenda'

Microsoft has suggested that the price of digital Xbox One games will become more competitive with the High Street at some point in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
The rise of DayZ - how selling games is changing

The rise of DayZ - how selling games is changing

The practice of selling games has changed forever.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Even the UK’s High Street retailers are singing Steam’s praises when it comes to selling games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Physical share of movie and TV market tumbles in US

Only 64 per cent of the movie and TV market in the US last year was spent on physical DVDs and Blu-rays.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 2:18PM in News
Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

With very exceptions, gamers are used to new titles launching at their highest price point and then gradually decreasing over time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:16PM in News
UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

UPDATE: Nintendo slashes digital price of key Wii U and 3DS games

An error or a wonderfully generous sale? Either way, a host of top Nintendo IP can be had for pennies on the Nintendo Store right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 1:17PM in News
Meet Rust, the other sandbox alpha working its magic on Steam

Meet Rust, the other sandbox alpha working its magic on Steam

DayZ isn’t the only alpha sandbox game currently selling in a very high numbers of Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 12:58PM in News