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Episodic Fable II arrives

Episodic Fable II arrives

Microsoft’s interesting experiment in episodic content has officially kicked off with the release of Fable II Episode 1 on Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2009 at 12:18PM in News
Carmack: PS4 will be first to market

Carmack: PS4 will be first to market

John Carmack, technical director at id Software, has predicted that Sony will be the first platform holder to make a move into the next generation of gaming hardware – though ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 12:58PM in News
PS3 HD porn service on the way

PS3 HD porn service on the way

A company called DDM.tv has in one fell swoop both answered a million prayers and made real a million nightmares by confirming an HD porn download service for owners of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2009 at 5:17PM in News
Next Fallout 3 DLC dated

Next Fallout 3 DLC dated

The next piece of fresh downloadable content destined for Fallout 3 will be released on Xbox Live on August 3rd, priced at 800 MS Points (£6.80).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2009 at 12:04PM in News

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Free World of Warcraft Peggle unveiled

Free World of Warcraft Peggle unveiled

PopCap has made a special version of one of its most popular titles available for free, taking influence from Blizzard's phenomenally popular MMO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2009 at 4:28PM in News
Warner outlines new Watchmen roadmap

Warner outlines new Watchmen roadmap

Emerging publisher Warner has dated its upcoming slate of Watchmen game offerings, with Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part 2 heading to Xbox Live Arcade later this month in Europe ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2009 at 11:35AM in News
Warner speaks out on Watchmen retail reversal

Warner speaks out on Watchmen retail reversal

Emerging games publisher Warner Interactive has stated that its decision to bring its previously digital-only Watchmen game to retail is all part of its wider plan for the IP – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2009 at 1:28PM in News
How will retail handle the new PSP?

How will retail handle the new PSP?

The next PSP might not be unveiled for another two weeks, but retailers are  already debating the merits of the device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2009 at 11:10AM in News

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Warner reverses Watchmen digital exclusivity plans

Warner reverses Watchmen digital exclusivity plans

Having touted the digital-only release of episodic adventure Watchmen last year as a ‘risky experiment’, Warner has seemingly had a re-think following its confirmation of a boxed retail ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2009 at 12:36PM in News
Katamari Forever to be Blu-ray game in Europe

Katamari Forever to be Blu-ray game in Europe

Publisher Namco Bandai has told MCV's sister site CasualGaming.biz that the upcoming PS3-exclusive Katamari Forever will be a boxed title in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2009 at 12:17PM in News
Left 4 Dead free this Friday

Left 4 Dead free this Friday

Playable demos have become an established marketing vehicle in recent years, but Valve is taking it one step further tomorrow by allowing anyone to download and play its hugely popular ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2009 at 4:01PM in News
GfK-ChartTrack: ‘We want digital chart this year’

GfK-ChartTrack: ‘We want digital chart this year’

Sales monitor GfK-ChartTrack has revealed to MCV that it hopes to set up a chart of UK digital downloads by the end of this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2009 at 11:02AM in News

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Nintendo planning Wii and DS video download service

Nintendo planning Wii and DS video download service

With both Xbox 360 and PS3 making giant strides in the video on demand market, Nintendo has confirmed that it too is to enter the sector with a rival service ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2009 at 11:58AM in News
Numbers reveal true scale of iPhone’s games market

Numbers reveal true scale of iPhone’s games market

Unlike sales of games on the High Street, the success of downloadable titles has always been harder to monitor, but new stats have emerged that at last help to paint ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2009 at 1:20PM in News
Download Change4Life ad here

Download Change4Life ad here

MCV has uploaded a high-resolution version of the Government’s controversial Change4Life ad – click here to take a look.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2009 at 3:24PM in News
Street Fighter II HD breaks records

Street Fighter II HD breaks records

Japanese developer and publisher Capcom is claiming that its recently released Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network title Street Fighter II HD has shattered both day one and week one ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2008 at 5:36PM in News

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Rockstar signs up to Metaboli

Rockstar signs up to Metaboli

Developer and publisher Rockstar has announced that its entire PC catalogue, including the recently released Grand Theft Auto IV and hits such as Bully and Max Payne, is to be ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2008 at 4:25PM in News
Steam gives away GTA Vice City

Steam gives away GTA Vice City

Ahead of the release of the PC version of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto IV on December 2nd, Valve has announced that those who pre-order the game via its online digital ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2008 at 2:39PM in News
PES 2009 downloadable roster updates confirmed

PES 2009 downloadable roster updates confirmed

Ahead of tomorrow’s release of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009, publisher Konami has confirmed that the game is to receive periodic squad updates going forwards – with the first set to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2008 at 2:01PM in News
GTA San Andreas heading to Xbox Live

GTA San Andreas heading to Xbox Live

Microsoft has announced that the next title to join its offering on the Xbox Live Originals service will be Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2008 at 12:58PM in News
TGS: All PSP games to be downloadable

TGS: All PSP games to be downloadable

Sony has confirmed that all of its future UMD PSP titles will be released simultaneously for download on the upcoming PSP Store – which, incidentally, has been given a Japanese ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2008 at 1:29PM in News
Burnout heads to PSN this Thursday

Burnout heads to PSN this Thursday

An important step toward what most consider to be the inevitable digital delivery future arrives this week when EA’s Burnout Paradise becomes available to download for PS3 users via Sony’s ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2008 at 3:25PM in News
WipEout HD confirmed for September 25th

WipEout HD confirmed for September 25th

With the US arrival of September 25th confirmed only this morning, it hasn’t taken Sony Europe long to state that Sony’s PS3 racer WipEout HD will also arrive on Europe’s ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2008 at 6:40PM in News
Spore faces piracy backlash

Spore faces piracy backlash

A report showing that EA’s PC hit Spore is suffering from unusually high numbers of illegal downloads has been blamed on the fact that EA has implemented stern digital rights ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2008 at 11:11AM in News
D3P bypasses UMD in favour of downloads

D3P bypasses UMD in favour of downloads

Publisher D3P has announced that it is to bring a number of its existing PSP titles to Sony’s PlayStation Network – a move that could be seen as a snub ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2008 at 5:46PM in News