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EA names free games for SimCity owners

EA names free games for SimCity owners

Owners of SimCity on PC have been told which games they will be able to claim for free as an apology for the strategy game’s rocky launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2013 at 8:57AM in News
Gears of War: Judgment goes big on IAP

Gears of War: Judgment goes big on IAP

Friday release Gears of War: Judgment will offer an array of XP-boosting in-app-payment options for gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Real Racing 3 smashes series' download records

Real Racing 3 smashes series' download records

One of the great things about the internet is that it gives everyone a voice. But one of the bad things about the internet is that it gives everyone a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 10:52AM in News
Ubisoft's Wii U games discounted on eShop

Ubisoft's Wii U games discounted on eShop

A number of big releases will this week enjoy significant discounts on Nintendo’s Wii U eShop digital game store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 10:10AM in News

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Star Wars shooter First Assault in development... but may never be released

Star Wars shooter First Assault in development... but may never be released

A digital-only precursor to the ill-fated Battlefront III is in development at LucasArts, but may not now ever be released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2013 at 12:56PM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 to introduce microtransactions

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 to introduce microtransactions

Activision will for the first time offer in-game purchases in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2013 at 9:44AM in News
Sony: We need more UK games retailers

Sony: We need more UK games retailers

The UK games industry needs to increase its retail base before the next gen consoles, says Sony.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2013 at 10:32AM in News
NPD: Core gamers still support retail, prefer used games over digital

NPD: Core gamers still support retail, prefer used games over digital

New NPD data shows that while core gamers are embracing digital distribution, the method hasn’t overtaken purchasing new and used physical copies of titles at retail.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2013 at 8:05AM in News

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game getting digital release this summer

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game getting digital release this summer

Activision has confirmed the name of its first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2013 at 1:46PM in News
PSN sales of Retro City Rampage outpace Steam and Xbox Live

PSN sales of Retro City Rampage outpace Steam and Xbox Live

Brian Provinciano’s indie hit Retro City Rampage has enjoyed more success on PSN than any other digital platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 1:40PM in News
Uncharted 3 goes free-to-play in PSN multiplayer experiment

Uncharted 3 goes free-to-play in PSN multiplayer experiment

PS3 owners are being offered the chance to download the multiplayer part of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 3 for free.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2013 at 11:42AM in News
Playfish founder and EA digital EVP Kristian Segerstrale leaves publisher

Playfish founder and EA digital EVP Kristian Segerstrale leaves publisher

EA’s digital executive vice president Kristian Segerstrale has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2013 at 9:54AM in News

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Microsoft kicks off Xbox 360 Games on Demand sale

Microsoft kicks off Xbox 360 Games on Demand sale

Xbox Live is making a rare move by taking on High Street pricing in what Microsoft has dubbed the ‘Xbox Ultimate Game Sale’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2013 at 1:15PM in News
Digital to significantly outnumber physical on PS4 release schedule

Digital to significantly outnumber physical on PS4 release schedule

Every single PS4 game will be released digitally, while only some will be released on disc.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Digital approach for EA's Army of Two campaign

Digital approach for EA's Army of Two campaign

EA is using social media as its weapon of choice to promote Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Feb 18th 2013 at 12:52PM in News

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Kwalee pussies out, renames iOS game Pussy Flip

Kwalee pussies out, renames iOS game Pussy Flip

Pussy Flip is no more, having undergone a name change.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2013 at 12:26PM in News
Firemonkeys tones down freemium elements of Real Racing 3

Firemonkeys tones down freemium elements of Real Racing 3

A consumer backlash to the freemium business model implemented in Real Racing 3 has forced a change to the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2013 at 4:02PM in News
Epic says games market is "inefficient", is "looking forward to digital future"

Epic says games market is "inefficient", is "looking forward to digital future"

There are plenty of industry execs who remain fully committed to retail. Clearly Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny is not one of them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 11:48AM in News
Bleszinski: Digital transition will lead to rebirth of horror genre

Bleszinski: Digital transition will lead to rebirth of horror genre

EA isn’t to blame for the decreased focus on horror in Dead Space 3, the market is.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2013 at 3:33PM in News
EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital

EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital

Publisher EA has admitted that it would in some ways like to see an end to pre-owned games, but has also admitted that the market could suffer were they to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
GameStop's digital ventures chief Petrovic resigns

GameStop's digital ventures chief Petrovic resigns

Chris Petrovic, the head of GameStop’s digital ventures division, has resigned from his role at the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 3:39PM in News
Digital Distribution: Dealing with discoverability

Digital Distribution: Dealing with discoverability

Variety is the spice of life, but there’s precious little to be had at games retail at the moment.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 12th 2013 at 2:35PM in News
GameStop: Why retail will play a key role in the digital revolution

GameStop: Why retail will play a key role in the digital revolution

Whenever a big entertainment retailer goes bust, it prompts the same analysis: “They didn’t adapt to the rise of digital”.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 11th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

Origin approaches 40m users as Mac client goes live

EA’s digital download service Origin is approaching 40m registered users across PC and iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 10:57AM in News