Entries in 'Digital' (221)

Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

Despicable Me: Minion Rush hits 100m smartphone downloads

And to think you thought the movie game tie-in as dead!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
NPD: US digital games spending up, but not enough to offset physical decline

NPD: US digital games spending up, but not enough to offset physical decline

Digital full game downloads and DLC spending grew 27 per cent in the US games market during Q2 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 12:12PM in News
Sony refunds digital FFXIV: A Realm Reborn purchases on PSN

Sony refunds digital FFXIV: A Realm Reborn purchases on PSN

Those who paid for the PSN version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn have been refunded by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2013 at 12:58PM in News
Digital game trade-ins will return to Xbox One at some point

Digital game trade-ins will return to Xbox One at some point

Microsoft still hopes to re-introduce some of its more ambitious online plans for Xbox One at some point in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2013 at 11:16AM in News

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505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

Publisher 505 Games is releasing digital hit Terraria in a box because it’s missing out on sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Xbox 360 closing day-and-date digital release gap

Xbox 360 closing day-and-date digital release gap

Simultaneous digital and physical launches on Xbox 360 are almost a reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 3:28PM in News
Nvidia announces free-to-play currency giveaway

Nvidia announces free-to-play currency giveaway

£50 worth of in-game currency is to be given away with Nvidia graphics cards throughout the rest of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2013 at 2:52PM in News
Zelda Wind Waker HD to release two weeks early via digital

Zelda Wind Waker HD to release two weeks early via digital

Nintendo clearly wants consumers to buy a digital version of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 2:54PM in News

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UPDATED: Suspicions surround Kickstarted Ouya exclusive Gridiron Thunder

UPDATED: Suspicions surround Kickstarted Ouya exclusive Gridiron Thunder

The first two titles to qualify for Ouya’s Kickstarter funding promotion have been greenlit – although controversy has since enveloped one of the games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 1:20PM in News
Square Enix suspends digital sales of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Square Enix suspends digital sales of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

It seems that the reincarnation of Final Fantasy XIV has proved a big success – although it has come at a cost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
Sony says Rain is due in October as PSN game gets release date

Sony says Rain is due in October as PSN game gets release date

Digital curiosity Rain has been dated for PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 3:26PM in News
GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

GameStop sales down 10.7% as retailer awaits next-gen rollout

Global games retailer GameStop has reported a 10.7 per cent decline in both global and like-for-like sales for Q2 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2013 at 2:11PM in News

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PS3 gets GTA V bundle; Sony offers Rockstar discount with PSN pre-orders

PS3 gets GTA V bundle; Sony offers Rockstar discount with PSN pre-orders

Consumers who pre-order GTA 5 through the PSN store will be offered up to 75 per cent discount across Rockstar's portfolio.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 20th 2013 at 8:00PM in News
Sony planning PS4 digital TV assault - report

Sony planning PS4 digital TV assault - report

Microsoft’s Xbox One TV ambitions are well known, but new reports suggest Sony intends to take the digital TV fight to its rival.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 10:15AM in News
PlayStation Plus multiplayer paywall will earn Sony $1.2bn a year

PlayStation Plus multiplayer paywall will earn Sony $1.2bn a year

Analyst firm IHS Electronics and Media has praised Sony’s decision to lock multiplayer behind a PlayStation Plus paywall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
EA Origin Humble Bundle breaks records

EA Origin Humble Bundle breaks records

The latest Humble Bundle has become the fastest selling in the charity’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 10:31AM in News

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That Dragon, Cancer becomes an Ouya exclusive

That Dragon, Cancer becomes an Ouya exclusive

Daring indie title That Dragon, Cancer has been confirmed as being an exclusive for Ouya.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 1:42PM in News
Microsoft "has come full circle" on indies, InXile boss claims

Microsoft "has come full circle" on indies, InXile boss claims

The CEO of indie developer InXile has claimed that Microsoft has completely reversed its approach to indies on Xbox One in the space of just 90 days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2013 at 11:41AM in News
Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

The Payday series has outgrown the digital market place, says UK publisher 505 Games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 9th 2013 at 2:24PM in News
Arma 3 worldwide release dated

Arma 3 worldwide release dated

Bohemia Interactive has confirmed Arma 3 will launch next month, announcing a release date of September 12th.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 9th 2013 at 7:00AM in News
Digital shift could mean game over for big publishers, Ed Fries says

Digital shift could mean game over for big publishers, Ed Fries says

Microsoft’s former games VP Ed Fries has warned big publishers that a digital gaming future could result in their demise

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:13AM in News
Zattikka has officially entered administration

Zattikka has officially entered administration

Zattikka has entered administration after struggling to pay off its debts.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 6th 2013 at 2:20PM in News
Another Ouya exclusive is heading to PC

Another Ouya exclusive is heading to PC

Former Ouya exclusive Polarity is gearing up for a release on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 2:46PM in News
Ouya handing out free store credit

Ouya handing out free store credit

Owners of Android console Ouya have each been handed the princely sum of $13.37 to spend on the console’s store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 10:53AM in News
Lords of Football gets digital update ahead of boxed release

Lords of Football gets digital update ahead of boxed release

Soccer life simulator Lords of Football will come to retail, says the game's developer Geniaware.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:00PM in News