Entries in 'launch' (373)

Nintendo admits that digital service could miss Wii U launch

Nintendo admits that digital service could miss Wii U launch

Nintendo is pondering whether it will launch a digital download service on the day it launches its next home console, the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 10:21AM in News
iPhone 5 tipped for summer launch

iPhone 5 tipped for summer launch

Rumours believed to have stemmed from China’s notorious Foxconn manufacturing plant suggest that iPhone 5 might be released as early as the summer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2012 at 1:40PM in News
3DS gets white and pink makeover next month

3DS gets white and pink makeover next month

Nintendo is hoping to extend 3DS’ newfound sales popularity by launching two new colour variants of the handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2012 at 3:19PM in News
New Xbox "6x as powerful as Xbox 360"

New Xbox "6x as powerful as Xbox 360"

The successor to the Xbox 360 will be six times as powerful as the current machine, fresh reports suggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2012 at 8:28AM in News

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iPad 3 looking certain for March launch

iPad 3 looking certain for March launch

Confirming rumours that have been circulating for a few weeks now, Bloomberg is reporting that Apple's iPad 3 will be released worldwide in March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2012 at 2:25PM in News
Sony dismisses Vita launch fears

Sony dismisses Vita launch fears

PlayStation says it is impossible and dangerous to judge PS Vita’s UK launch on its ‘slow’ start in Japan.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 12th 2012 at 10:32AM in News
Kinect sells 18m, arrives on PC next month

Kinect sells 18m, arrives on PC next month

At CES in Las Vegas, Steve Ballmer's keynote speech finally revealed a concrete global sales number for Kinect - 18m units.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jan 10th 2012 at 8:38AM in News
Sony has 'biggest campaign ever' ready for Vita launch

Sony has 'biggest campaign ever' ready for Vita launch

The marketing push for PS Vita will get the device into gamers’ hands next week – and it’s part of the firm’s biggest campaign yet.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 9th 2012 at 11:47AM in News

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Diablo III accessories go on sale

Diablo III accessories go on sale

A branded mouse, headset and mats have hit shelves well ahead of the release of Blizzard’s PC RPG Diablo III.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2012 at 11:00AM in News
Old Republic has 'up to 1.5m' players

Old Republic has 'up to 1.5m' players

It’s been live less than a week but Star Wars: The Old Republic could have as many as 1.5m users signed up already.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 20th 2011 at 12:18PM in News
Sony apologises for Vita bugs

Sony apologises for Vita bugs

Platform holder Sony has apologised and released a guide to help PlayStation Vita owners fix an early system freeze problem.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 20th 2011 at 10:12AM in News
PS Vita launch shipments upped

PS Vita launch shipments upped

Retailers in Japan will receive 200,000 more units of PlayStation Vita in time for launch, bringing the total shipped to 700,000.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 16th 2011 at 2:52PM in News

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Doctor Who ready for Vita launch

Doctor Who ready for Vita launch

Doctor Who will attend the UK’s Vita launch, MCV understands. In game form, at least.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2011 at 9:16AM in News
Plants vs Zombies shuffles to Vita

Plants vs Zombies shuffles to Vita

Vita owners will be able to pick up a copy of Plants vs Zombies when the Sony handheld launches on February 22nd.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2011 at 2:26PM in News
GAME invites fans to Old Republic launch event

GAME invites fans to Old Republic launch event

Star Wars enthusiasts have been invited to GAME's flagship Oxford Street branch for a special launch event.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 13th 2011 at 1:37PM in News
OPINION: Vita brings New Life in the New Year

OPINION: Vita brings New Life in the New Year

This has been a tough year for traditional games handhelds.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 25th 2011 at 8:39AM in News

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"It would be undesirable to launch PS4 later than the competition"

"It would be undesirable to launch PS4 later than the competition"

Sony has hinted that it intends to ensure that the next Xbox does not enjoy the same headstart in the market that the Xbox 360 had over the PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 10:08AM in News
Next Xbox due 2013... No, wait, 2012

Next Xbox due 2013... No, wait, 2012

Yes. More rumours. More rumours about the successor to the Xbox 360. And this time, 2012 is being pegged as the likely release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2011 at 8:33AM in News
Activision "misspoke" about possible COD Elite PC no-show

Activision "misspoke" about possible COD Elite PC no-show

Publisher Activision has backtracked on a statement that appeared to suggest that Call of Duty Elite may never get a dedicated release on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2011 at 8:48AM in News
iTunes Match finally arrives in the US

iTunes Match finally arrives in the US

Apple's long promised cloud music service iTunes Match has finally been rolled out in the US, albeit two weeks late.

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Nov 15th 2011 at 12:23PM in News
Next Xbox tipped for January reveal

Next Xbox tipped for January reveal

As sure as the sun rises, another day has arrived and with it another rumour regarding the successor to Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2011 at 10:17AM in News
New Xbox seemingly ruled out for 2012

New Xbox seemingly ruled out for 2012

It very much looks as if a successor to the Xbox 360 will now not be launched in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 9:08AM in News
Ninja Gaiden 3 is Wii U launch title

Ninja Gaiden 3 is Wii U launch title

Tecmo Koei says Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge will be a launch title for Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console next year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 11th 2011 at 10:55AM in News
IN PICTURES: Retail dresses up for Batman launch

IN PICTURES: Retail dresses up for Batman launch

Everyone may be recovering from the Modern Warfare 3 launch party, but that's not the only game that saw retail go all out to draw in fans.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 9th 2011 at 12:14PM in News
IN PICTURES: Modern Warfare 3's midnight launch

IN PICTURES: Modern Warfare 3's midnight launch

Last night was cold. And wet. Yet such is the UK public’s lust for digital warfare that thousands took to the streets at midnight last night to be amongst the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 8:33AM in News