Entries in 'online' (61)

And so it begins - Ubisoft to release Ghost Recon Online on Steam Early Access

And so it begins - Ubisoft to release Ghost Recon Online on Steam Early Access

And then the industry realised that there’s a ton of money to be made by releasing unfinished games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 10:59AM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
UPDATE: PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance won't work offline

UPDATE: PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance won't work offline

The recently released PC version of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance on Steam appears to crash if a user’s internet connection is lost.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Gran Turismo 5 and Resistance trilogy servers going offline

Gran Turismo 5 and Resistance trilogy servers going offline

PS3 owners will soon find the online features of some key titles are no longer available.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 12:27PM in News

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PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

Sony’s PS4 has commanded a greater share of online web traffic across five leading retail websites in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 10:16AM in News
Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

The price that consumers are willing to pay for PS4 is shooting up as we get closer to Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 11:33AM in News
Konami requests delisting for Skullgirls on Xbox Live and PSN

Konami requests delisting for Skullgirls on Xbox Live and PSN

Xbox Live Arcade and PSN title Skullgirls looks likely to be removed from sale in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 3:03PM in News
PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

PS4 generated 4% more social media buzz than Xbox One in first 72 hours

New research from Way To Blue has suggested that PS4 put in a stronger social media performance than Xbox One in their respective 72 hour launch periods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 3:12PM in News

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Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Online retailer Amazon is to start offering Sunday deliveries in the UK for the first time this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 1:47PM in News
Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 20th 2013 at 6:10PM in News
Battlefield 4 suffers DDOS attack on PC, PS4 version suffers early struggles

Battlefield 4 suffers DDOS attack on PC, PS4 version suffers early struggles

It has not been a good weekend for Battlefield 4 fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 10:19AM in News
Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

Amazon not guaranteeing Xbox One or PS4 before Christmas

The UK arm of online retailer Amazon cannot guarantee pre-Christmas delivery of either next-gen console for those who have yet to order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2013 at 9:30AM in News

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UK retailers offer exclusive Dark Souls II pre-order merchandise

UK retailers offer exclusive Dark Souls II pre-order merchandise

Namco Bandai is rewarding consumers who pre-order Dark Souls II with a host of exclusive loot.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2013 at 10:47AM in News
The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

The Cloud unlikely to deliver Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One

It’s looking unlikely that Microsoft will bring Xbox 360 backwards compatibility to Xbox One via its Cloud computing services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:39AM in News
Single-player ACIV: Black Flag features locked behind Online Pass

Single-player ACIV: Black Flag features locked behind Online Pass

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag locks away one of its single player features to those who have not registered an Online Pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
eBay acquires Shutl courier network

eBay acquires Shutl courier network

Online auction giant eBay has acquired UK courier business Shutl.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 4:08PM in News

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Shock - Grand Theft Auto Online servers are struggling

Shock - Grand Theft Auto Online servers are struggling

In news that should surprise not a single living soul, Grand Theft Auto Online is struggling to cope with the colossal demand being put on it by eager gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 1:11PM in News
2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

As well as taking retail by storm, Grand Theft Auto V has also dominated social networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Microsoft admits surprise at extent of Xbox One negativity

Microsoft admits surprise at extent of Xbox One negativity

“Was I surprised that people had a reaction to it? No. I mean, we knew it was going to be a controversial decision. Was I surprised how negative the reaction ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 9:38AM in News
Rockstar requests online retailers delay shipping Grand Theft Auto V

Rockstar requests online retailers delay shipping Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V will allegedly not be shipped by online retailers until September 16th – just one day before its release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2013 at 10:24AM in News
FIFA 14 tops Gamescom buzz league but PES 2014 is up for the fight

FIFA 14 tops Gamescom buzz league but PES 2014 is up for the fight

EA’s FIFA 14 has been crowned as the internet global buzz champion of Gamescom 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2013 at 3:19PM in News
EA's Moore clarifies free-to-play and online comments

EA's Moore clarifies free-to-play and online comments

Outspoken EA COO Peter Moore has moved to clarify statements he recently made about free-to-play and online games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 11:07AM in News
GAME wants 30% of online games market

GAME wants 30% of online games market

UK retail giant GAME wants 30 per cent of the online video games market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 27th 2013 at 12:12PM in News
Spurs launches internet kids' game Tottenham Turfies

Spurs launches internet kids' game Tottenham Turfies

London football club Tottenham Hotspur has launched a new children’s internet game called Tottenham Turfies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 11:35AM in News
Trade-in your Green Man Gaming games at over 5,250 UK stores

Trade-in your Green Man Gaming games at over 5,250 UK stores

Green Man Gaming has announced an ambitious trade-in partnership with parcel service CollectPlus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 3:01PM in News