Entries in 'online' (55)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
GameStop.co.uk reveals its own Grand Theft Auto V trade-in offer

GameStop.co.uk reveals its own Grand Theft Auto V trade-in offer

In what is likely to become a recurring theme, GameStop has revealed a Grand Theft Auto V specific trade-in offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 25th 2013 at 2:14PM in News
Amazon introduces £10 minimum spend for free delivery

Amazon introduces £10 minimum spend for free delivery

Online retailer Amazon has redefined the conditions under which it now offers Free Super Saver Delivery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 2:13PM in News
Forza 5 will not require net connection on first play... but will to complete the game

Forza 5 will not require net connection on first play... but will to complete the game

Xbox One owners will not need to be connected to the internet to get Forza 5 working upon its initial install.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 2:25PM in News
Online retailers unite to fend off sales tax

Online retailers unite to fend off sales tax

A number of online retailers have signed a letter addressed to chancellor George Osborne calling for an end to the argument for an online sales tax.

by Laura Barnes
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 11:14AM in News
Xbox One Reputation system will match trolls with trolls

Xbox One Reputation system will match trolls with trolls

Microsoft realises it can’t stop people being dicks. But it can protect everyone else from their insidious influence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
EA's online-only Darkspore could be broken for good

EA's online-only Darkspore could be broken for good

A problem with EA and Maxis title Darkspore has this weekend served a perfect illustrations of the perils faced by consumers with online-only titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 10:53AM in News