Entries in 'games' (1353)

Europe to get pre-owned digital music market; Games on the agenda

Europe to get pre-owned digital music market; Games on the agenda

US second-hand digital music marketplace ReDigi is preparing to launch in Europe and expand into areas including ebooks and video games.

on Jan 18th 2013 at 11:52AM in News
HMV had soft-launched digital game downloads prior to administration

HMV had soft-launched digital game downloads prior to administration

A digital games store had been launched on HMV.com just weeks before the chain fell into administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 11:31AM in News
Pirates make 3DS breakthrough, leaving devs worried

Pirates make 3DS breakthrough, leaving devs worried

Having held out for the best part of two years, Nintendo’s 3DS seems to have sadly succumbed to pirates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 12:08PM in News
Pre-owned Wii U consoles can access former owner's downloads - report

Pre-owned Wii U consoles can access former owner's downloads - report

Claims are circulating that pre-owned Wii U consoles are able to access digital content purchased by the machine’s previous owner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2013 at 11:04AM in News

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Capcom unlikely to port back-catalogue to Wii U

Capcom unlikely to port back-catalogue to Wii U

Recent releases Resident Evil 6, Street Fighter X Tekken and Okami HD are unlikely to be ported to Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 2:05PM in News
The 7 Games That Shaped 2012

The 7 Games That Shaped 2012

End of year lists are ten a penny. Top 20 this. Best 5 that. This is the only list you need.

on Dec 14th 2012 at 10:01AM in News
HMV warns it may breach bank deals

HMV warns it may breach bank deals

HMV has warned it will probably breach its lender covenants in January.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2012 at 9:14AM in News
Hold tight - there's ANOTHER Android games console on the horizon

Hold tight - there's ANOTHER Android games console on the horizon

With the Kickstarted Ouya now very much on the way, you might think that the Android Console market was all sewn up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2012 at 2:39PM in News

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Wii U owners can only download adult games between 11pm-3am

Wii U owners can only download adult games between 11pm-3am

Mature-rated video games like Ubisoft's ZombiU can only be downloaded from Nintendo's eShop between the hours of 11pm-3am.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2012 at 5:43PM in News
Nintendo details Wii U's digital launch line-up

Nintendo details Wii U's digital launch line-up

Trine 2, Nano Assault Neo, Little Inferno, Chasing Aurora and Puddle will front Nintendo’s eShop offerings when the Wii U launches in the UK at midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 2:06PM in News
Free game download for 3DS buyers this Christmas

Free game download for 3DS buyers this Christmas

Nintendo has announced a fresh incentive to help drive its handheld console throughout the Christmas period in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 10:07AM in News
#1reasonwhy - Devs join forces to tackle sexism in gaming

#1reasonwhy - Devs join forces to tackle sexism in gaming

Hundreds of women game designers have spoken out on Twitter about rampant sexism in the game industry as the reason why there are so few female developers in the sector.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 27th 2012 at 12:22PM in News

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Wii U will have 24 launch day games in the UK

Wii U will have 24 launch day games in the UK

A total of 24 games from 11 different publishers will be available alongside Nintendo’s Wii U when it’s released in the UK on November 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 1:22PM in News
First party releases delayed to ensure ongoing Wii U hardware sales

First party releases delayed to ensure ongoing Wii U hardware sales

Nintendo is deliberately slowing the release of first party Wii U titles to help extend the console’s sales into 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2012 at 9:56AM in News
How games helped rejuvenate LEGO

How games helped rejuvenate LEGO

Toy manufacturer LEGO says that video games have helped the firm beat the economic downturn.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 24th 2012 at 12:48PM in News
Black Ops Vita dev Nihilistic Software quits console market

Black Ops Vita dev Nihilistic Software quits console market

The studio currently working on PlayStation Vita release Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified is to abandon the console gaming sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2012 at 11:22AM in News

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Obsidian's Project Eternity breaks Kickstarter records

Obsidian's Project Eternity breaks Kickstarter records

Project Eternity, the isometric party-based RPG from Obsidian Entertainment, has become the most successful game ever on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2012 at 10:19AM in News
Windows 8 Marketplace will not sell 18-rated games

Windows 8 Marketplace will not sell 18-rated games

Microsoft’s own guidelines for the Windows 8 Marketplace will prevent the sale of 18 rated games, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2012 at 10:02AM in News
New digital indie store lets buyers pay what they want

New digital indie store lets buyers pay what they want

Following the success of the Humble Indie Bundle initiative, a new digital indie retail offer has launched online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 1:17PM in News
PlayStation Mobile goes live - full launch line-up here

PlayStation Mobile goes live - full launch line-up here

Sony has this morning entered a new phase in its mobile gaming masterplan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 11:21AM in News
OPINION: Games reviewers don't exist in isolation

OPINION: Games reviewers don't exist in isolation

By the time the reviews hit, a consensus has more often than not already been reached.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2012 at 12:15PM in News
UK Gov asks: What makes a game 'British'?

UK Gov asks: What makes a game 'British'?

The UK government has today opened the call for industry feedback on its imminent tax break for games economic policy.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 1st 2012 at 3:55PM in News
The games market may be down, but digital engagement is higher than ever

The games market may be down, but digital engagement is higher than ever

The money spent on games may be dwindling, but the time spent researching them certainly is not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 12:41PM in News
OPINION: DVD hits £700m so far in 2012, highlighting the challenge for games retail

OPINION: DVD hits £700m so far in 2012, highlighting the challenge for games retail

DVD and Blu-ray have already made more than £700m for UK retail this year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 20th 2012 at 12:28PM in News
Sony lists freshly discounted PS3 Essentials titles

Sony lists freshly discounted PS3 Essentials titles

The new super-slim PS3 is to be joined at retail by an invigorated PS3 Essentials range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2012 at 1:04PM in News