Entries in 'online' (423)

Retailer vows to share 10% of pre-owned revenue with publishers

Retailer vows to share 10% of pre-owned revenue with publishers

New US online retailer EKGaming has made a remarkable pledge – to share ten per cent of its pre-owned revenues with publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 3:57PM in News
Trials Evolution downloaded 100k times on day one

Trials Evolution downloaded 100k times on day one

Ubisoft owned developer RedLynx has said that its recent Xbox Live Arcade release Trials Evolution was downloaded over 100,000 times on day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2012 at 1:40PM in News
OnLive PlayPack hits 200 games

OnLive PlayPack hits 200 games

Streaming games service provider OnLive has announced the addition of the 200th game to its subscription based PlayPack offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2012 at 4:30PM in News
Gamescom 2012: More space for mobile and online

Gamescom 2012: More space for mobile and online

The organisers of Gamescom have confirmed that online and mobile companies will be given more dedicated space at the 2012 iteration of the show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2012 at 3:44PM in News

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INTERVIEW: Pav Bhardwaj, Xbox Live UK

INTERVIEW: Pav Bhardwaj, Xbox Live UK

Microsoft’s Xbox Live UK product manager talks Minecraft, Arcade Next and the future of the Xbox 360 online platform.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 18th 2012 at 11:18AM in News
Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster has become the UK’s fastest-growing online game for boys after reaching 1m players.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 12th 2012 at 4:07PM in News
MCVuk.com breaks traffic records

MCVuk.com breaks traffic records

MCV Online attracted over half a million readers and over 2m pageviews in March, hitting core consumers as well as trade.

Stuart O'Brien
by Stuart O'Brien
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 3:34PM in News
Entertainment overtakes gaming in Xbox 360 usage

Entertainment overtakes gaming in Xbox 360 usage

US Xbox 360 owners are now spending more time using Xbox 360’s multimedia functions than they are gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2012 at 9:18AM in News

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UPDATE: GAME.co.uk "down for maintenance"

UPDATE: GAME.co.uk "down for maintenance"

The websites for both GAME and Gamestation have this morning been taken down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2012 at 11:14AM in News
SimCity returns in 2013

SimCity returns in 2013

The daddy of the city management genre is set for a high-profile return next year with confirmation of a 2013 release for a brand new SimCity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2012 at 10:12AM in News
GAME to offer Gaikai demo streaming

GAME to offer Gaikai demo streaming

Streaming games provider Gaikai has partnered with GAME to offer a streaming demo service on the retailer’s website beginning this spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 9:54AM in News
Time called on four SOE MMOs

Time called on four SOE MMOs

Sony Online Entertainment is to cease four of its onlne titles at the end of the month, it has been revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 1st 2012 at 11:24AM in News

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New Argos CEO plots radical reinvention

New Argos CEO plots radical reinvention

The new boss of Argos says he has been given a clean sheet from Home Retail Chairman Oliver Stocken to embark upon a brand new strategy for the catalogue retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2012 at 2:42PM in News
Zavvi introduces Rewardz loyalty scheme

Zavvi introduces Rewardz loyalty scheme

Consumers who buy from Zavvi.com can now earn loyalty points, giving them money off future purchases.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 24th 2012 at 10:06AM in News
Amazon 'in process' of opening High Street store

Amazon 'in process' of opening High Street store

Online retailer Amazon is preparing to open its very first bricks and mortar outlet in Seattle, reports suggest.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 7th 2012 at 5:15PM in News
Torrent site BTJunkie voluntarily closes doors

Torrent site BTJunkie voluntarily closes doors

Bit-torrent sharing site BTJunkie has made the decision to cease operations after seven years of activity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 8:28AM in News

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MMO stalwart EverQuest making F2P switch

MMO stalwart EverQuest making F2P switch

Nearly 13 years after it first hit the market, Sony Online Entertainment has decided to convert EverQuest into a free-to-play title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2012 at 3:37PM in News
Bigpoint hits 250m-player milestone

Bigpoint hits 250m-player milestone

More than 250m users have signed up for Bigpoint’s free-to-play PC browser games in the ten years it has been producing them. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 1st 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Bungie passes Halo duties to 343 next month

Bungie passes Halo duties to 343 next month

All Bungie-developed Halo games will have their online data handed over to Microsoft’s 343 studio on March 31st.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 1st 2012 at 10:06AM in News
Protestors rally in Poland over bill similar to SOPA

Protestors rally in Poland over bill similar to SOPA

Crowds have gathered outside the European Parliament in Warsaw over a new SOPA-style bill which could threaten online freedom.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 25th 2012 at 10:17AM in News
Retail: Stop online codes and we will share pre-owned revenue

Retail: Stop online codes and we will share pre-owned revenue

Publishers can get a bigger slice of pre-owned game sales at retail – if they’re willing to reach a compromise with stores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 11th 2012 at 11:22AM in News
New EverQuest II players rise by 300%

New EverQuest II players rise by 300%

The number of new signups to EverQuest II has tripled since the Sony MMO game went free-to-play one month ago.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 11th 2012 at 10:44AM in News
NFS World gets $100 downloadable car

NFS World gets $100 downloadable car

EA is charging users of Need for Speed World $100 to download the free-to-play PC racer’s first ‘premium elite’ car. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 19th 2011 at 10:24AM in News
New web retailer shares pre-owned revenue with publishers

New web retailer shares pre-owned revenue with publishers

An internet rental specialist has promised to share its used game profits with publishers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2011 at 4:59PM in News
ShopTo goes 24/7

ShopTo goes 24/7

Online indie ShopTo has expanded its warehouse facilities so it can operate around the clock.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2011 at 4:44PM in News