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Amazon UK download plans 'a mystery'

Amazon UK download plans 'a mystery'

Publishers are in the dark over Amazon’s UK?PC download store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 3rd 2013 at 10:28AM in News
Argos looks to a digital future

Argos looks to a digital future

Home Retail Group has reported a year of flat sales and reduced profits, but owned multi-channel retailer Argos has had a better year.

by Helen French
on May 2nd 2013 at 3:32PM in News
Free LEGO Star Wars Yoda game heading to mobiles

Free LEGO Star Wars Yoda game heading to mobiles

A free Yoda-themed LEGO Star Wars games will be released on mobiles on May 4th. As in, May The Fourth Be With You. Geddit?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Wii U Virtual Console hitting the UK tomorrow

Wii U Virtual Console hitting the UK tomorrow

Having gone live in the US earlier this week, UK Wii U owners will be able to access the console’s new Virtual Console hub as of tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2013 at 11:47AM in News

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Nintendo illustrates the growing importance of online to its business model

Nintendo illustrates the growing importance of online to its business model

It was once mocked for its reluctance to embrace online, but Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has told investors that the company has well and truly embraced the internet revolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2013 at 1:51PM in News
GAME launches UK retail's first free-to-play platform

GAME launches UK retail's first free-to-play platform

But isn’t free-to-play supposed to mean the death of retail?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Xbox 360 app lets you order pizza, built custom pizzas with Kinect

Xbox 360 app lets you order pizza, built custom pizzas with Kinect

Gamers can now order pizza directly through their Xbox 360 consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2013 at 11:50AM in News
GAME becomes first European retailer to sell Nintendo eShop codes

GAME becomes first European retailer to sell Nintendo eShop codes

As of today GAME customers are able to buy Nintendo eShop download codes in store and online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2013 at 12:32PM in News

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Dustforce dev discusses the importance of digital sales promotions

Dustforce dev discusses the importance of digital sales promotions

The developer behind indie title Dustforce has explained the importance of digital sales promotions to the eventual success of the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2013 at 3:29PM in News
Calls for digital Darkstalkers release were not matched by sales, Capcom reveals

Calls for digital Darkstalkers release were not matched by sales, Capcom reveals

It’s one thing taking to the internet to say how badly you want a game to be re-released. It’s another thing to altogether to then go and spend money on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2013 at 1:49PM in News
Ubisoft readies digital range for summer

Ubisoft readies digital range for summer

Gamers unserved by a quiet summer release schedule might find solace in raft of new digital games from Ubisoft.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 11th 2013 at 10:26AM in News
Can Ouya crack digital retail riddle?

Can Ouya crack digital retail riddle?

When it comes to Ouya, much of the excitement has focused on the physical box itself: a cheap £99 Android console made famous on Kickstarter.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 10th 2013 at 3:41PM in News

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SimCity makes digital-only move to Mac on June 11th

SimCity makes digital-only move to Mac on June 11th

The Mac version of EA’s SimCity will be released on June 11st, the publisher has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2013 at 3:38PM in News
Halo 3: ODST released as a single-player download

Halo 3: ODST released as a single-player download

What do you have if you remove the multiplayer component of Halo 3: ODST? A tempting $14.99 Xbox Live Marketplace download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2013 at 12:02PM in News
Hackers break into uPlay, download Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for free

Hackers break into uPlay, download Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for free

A group of Russian hackers have apparently discovered an exploit that allows them to download games from Ubisoft’s uPlay store for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2013 at 2:59PM in News
Microtransactions could be headed to Halo 4

Microtransactions could be headed to Halo 4

Halo 4’s executive producer has said that Microsoft is considering the introduction of microtransactions in the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2013 at 1:30PM in News

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'The barrage of points cards at retail is not ideal'

'The barrage of points cards at retail is not ideal'

The sheer number of points cards at retail is confusing, warn publishers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 9th 2013 at 11:25AM in News
Telltale turns to DC's Fables series for next episodic release

Telltale turns to DC's Fables series for next episodic release

The fantasy world of DC’s Fables comics series will provide the basis for the next set of episodic games from Telltale.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 3:00PM in News
One third of Vita games sold digitally; 100 titles coming to handheld this year

One third of Vita games sold digitally; 100 titles coming to handheld this year

Sony has revealed that around a third of the games it sells on Vita are digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 11:43AM in News
Microsoft slow on digital game releases to appease retail

Microsoft slow on digital game releases to appease retail

So why exactly are triple-A digital releases on Xbox 360 so much slower to appear than they are on either PS3 or PC?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Nintendo lifts 18+ eShop download restrictions

Nintendo lifts 18+ eShop download restrictions

The restriction that prevented Wii U owners from downloading 18+ content from the Nintendo eShop during daytime hours has been lifted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2013 at 2:55PM in News
Origin passes 40m member milestone

Origin passes 40m member milestone

EA’s digital download service Origin has now attracted over 40m members, the publisher has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2013 at 11:03AM in News
Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Security conference unearths Origin security vulnerability

Attendees Amsterdam’s Black Hat security conference have discovered a security vulnerability in EA’s Origin client.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 1:37PM in News
UPDATED: Xbox Entertainment Awards blighted by security breach

UPDATED: Xbox Entertainment Awards blighted by security breach

Microsoft has this morning been hit by a security breach of its Xbox Entertainment Awards 2013 service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 11:27AM in News
SimCity sales reach 1.1m copies, breaks Origin records

SimCity sales reach 1.1m copies, breaks Origin records

EA’s controversial city-simulator SimCity has passed the 1m unit sales mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 10:12AM in News