Entries in 'Digital' (216)

EA digital PS4 games cost £62.99 on PSN

EA digital PS4 games cost £62.99 on PSN

They say that broadband is the biggest barrier to an all-digital games industry. Others may disagree.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 11:34AM in News
Gran Turismo 6 has microtransactions, is available to pre-order on PSN

Gran Turismo 6 has microtransactions, is available to pre-order on PSN

Sony has confirmed that upcoming PS3 racer Gran Turismo 6 will be the first game in the series to offer microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

LGC: PEGI unveils International Age Rating Coalition

PEGI has detailed a new rating system due to be rolled out worldwide.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 13th 2013 at 7:09PM in News
New Green Man Gaming indie promotion sees 100% of the sale go to devs

New Green Man Gaming indie promotion sees 100% of the sale go to devs

A new promotion from Green Man Gaming entitled Indie Love is promising to give 100 per cent of its proceeds to the game’s creators.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2013 at 3:46PM in News

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'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

'Lack of digital data is putting off investors'

Venture capitalists view investing in the digital games market as a “throw of the dice”, says former Sega boss Mike Hayes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 13th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Sony will not release Media Molecule’s PS Vita debut Tearaway at retail, it has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:19PM in News
Sony not releasing Tearaway at retail in India

Sony not releasing Tearaway at retail in India

Sony will not release Media Molecule’s PS Vita debut Tearaway at retail, it has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 12th 2013 at 1:30PM in News
Now TV app won't hit Xbox One until summer 2014

Now TV app won't hit Xbox One until summer 2014

Despite appearing in Microsoft’s “launch window” list of Xbox One apps, Sky’s Now TV app is unlikely to arrive until the summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 1:05PM in News

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Amazon launches PlayStation Digital Games Store in the US

Amazon launches PlayStation Digital Games Store in the US

Surprise – Amazon has launched a PlayStation Network Digital Games and DLC Store in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 11:18AM in News
Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

Xbox One game downloads will fill up the hard drive pretty quick

The additional graphical flourish that will accompany next-gen games will result in another fundamental change – filesizes are set to explode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 10:58AM in News
Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Popular PC games discounter Humble Bundle has gone live with its new dedicated storefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
FIFA 14 notches up 26m mobile downloads

FIFA 14 notches up 26m mobile downloads

The iOS and Android release for FIFA 14 has been downloaded over 26m times, EA has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 1:35PM in News

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A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

IHS head of games Piers Harding-Rolls has predicted a dramatic swing to digital during the imminent console generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:19PM in News
Breaking the Steam monopoly

Breaking the Steam monopoly

For many, the first word that comes to mind when discussing digital games is Steam.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 8th 2013 at 9:34AM in News
If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

Black Ops II’s digital revenue alone for the last 12 months would place it as the year’s third biggest game behind Grand Theft Auto V and Skylanders Giants.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
Nintendo to prioritise digital for new IP

Nintendo to prioritise digital for new IP

Nintendo says it will focus on digital releases for its new IP given the platform’s flexibility.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:57AM in News

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HMV app returns to App Store - minus in-app downloads

HMV app returns to App Store - minus in-app downloads

The controversial HMV music download app is back on iOS although its key bit of functionality has been cut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 4:17PM in News
Sega classics coming to 3DS

Sega classics coming to 3DS

Eight classic Sega titles have received 3D makeovers ready for a digital release on Nintendo’s 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 3:58PM in News
EA reports another quarter of loss although digital growth continues

EA reports another quarter of loss although digital growth continues

Publisher EA has reported a $273m loss for the quarter ending September 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 12:37PM in News
Grand Theft Auto V Games On Demand XBL release breaks records

Grand Theft Auto V Games On Demand XBL release breaks records

The digital version of Grand Theft Auto V available on Xbox Live’s Games on Demand has broken records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:14AM in News
Analyst slams Take-Two for "heavy reliance on retail"

Analyst slams Take-Two for "heavy reliance on retail"

Take-Two needs to adapt its strategy to lessen its reliance on High Street retail, one analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 11:49AM in News
PS4's DualShock 4 loses analogue face buttons

PS4's DualShock 4 loses analogue face buttons

The DualShock 4 brings a lot of new features to the PlayStation party, but one bit of functionality has been lost on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 10:57AM in News
Injustice: Gods Among Us joins PS3-PS4 upgrade scheme

Injustice: Gods Among Us joins PS3-PS4 upgrade scheme

Warner Bros’ Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition has joined Sony’s next-gen trade-up scheme.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
Dark Matter is pulled from Steam and GOG after gamer unrest

Dark Matter is pulled from Steam and GOG after gamer unrest

Digital retailers Steam and GOG have pulled recent release Dark Matter from sale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 2:38PM in News
Ubisoft is planning a digital revolution

Ubisoft is planning a digital revolution

Ubisoft’s recent Digital Days event showed the publisher has its sights firmly set on digital, but not in all the ways you might expect.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 21st 2013 at 3:42PM in News