Entries in 'online' (423)

3D PSP screen hits online retail

3D PSP screen hits online retail

An accessory that lets PSP owners view games in 3D is available to order online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 13th 2011 at 3:46PM in News
UK online retail set for £13.5bn Xmas boom

UK online retail set for £13.5bn Xmas boom

It may be tough times on the High Street, but online retailers are expecting their most successful Xmas yet.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2011 at 11:31AM in News
Apple becomes UK's second biggest online retailer

Apple becomes UK's second biggest online retailer

The latest IMRG-Hitwise listings claim that Apple has grown to become the second most popular online retailer in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 10:03AM in News

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EVE Online Crucible expansion out this month

EVE Online Crucible expansion out this month

Players will be able to download the 15th free expansion pack for PC space MMO EVE Online on November 29th.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 17th 2011 at 10:48AM in News
EA and Valve battling for Wii U online exclusivity?

EA and Valve battling for Wii U online exclusivity?

It’s perhaps one of the more far-fetched games rumours you’ll read today, but there’s no denying it’s a delicious one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2011 at 8:32AM in News
Online play for Street Fighter II on Virtual Console

Online play for Street Fighter II on Virtual Console

The Virtual Console version of Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers will offer online multiplayer over Nintendo’s network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 10:40AM in News
'Expect 600m connected devices by 2014'

'Expect 600m connected devices by 2014'

By 2014 there will be over 600m connected devices able to play browser games in the US and Western Europe, says Nick Parker.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 10th 2011 at 7:41PM in News

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GAME Group aims to treble online revenues

GAME Group aims to treble online revenues

The leading specialist games retailer has signed search and social marketing firm Greenlight to help grow its online offering.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2011 at 12:06PM in News
China's Tencent posts second consecutive $1bn+ quarter

China's Tencent posts second consecutive $1bn+ quarter

Tencent, the owner of successful internet and mobile games developer Riot Games, has posted another set of astronomical numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2011 at 11:45AM in News
2m leave World of Warcraft in one year

2m leave World of Warcraft in one year

The number of World of Warcraft subscribers has fallen from over 12m to 10.3m in one year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 9th 2011 at 10:08AM in News
DC Universe popularity surges 1000% after F2P switch

DC Universe popularity surges 1000% after F2P switch

DC Universe Online has seen a 1,000 per cent increase of concurrent users since going free-to-play on the November 1st.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 8th 2011 at 3:33PM in News

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Battlefield 3's "major online issues" are behind it

Battlefield 3's "major online issues" are behind it

EA-owned developer DICE has said that it has almost quashed the technical gremlins that have slightly soured the game’s launch over the last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2011 at 3:34PM in News
Sainsbury's adds digital games in 2012

Sainsbury's adds digital games in 2012

Sainsbury’s new £1m acquisition will let it develop a digital games service for 2012, it has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 26th 2011 at 11:14AM in News
CCP: Dust 514 is the biggest multiplayer FPS

CCP: Dust 514 is the biggest multiplayer FPS

Upcoming downloadable PS3 shooter Dust 514 will be the largest in its genre, says developer CCP Games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 11th 2011 at 10:48AM in News
World of Tanks hits retail November 11th

World of Tanks hits retail November 11th

Wargaming.net’s online multiplayer war shooter World of Tanks is heading to UK retail next month, courtesy of publisher Deep Silver.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 10th 2011 at 6:04PM in News

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Retailers cash in on £120m audio craze

Retailers cash in on £120m audio craze

The High Street could make in excess of £120m this year from the booming online game headset market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 7th 2011 at 8:15AM in News
The Hut launches games trade-in service

The Hut launches games trade-in service

Online retail firm The Hut Group has set up a new website that allows customers to buy and sell pre-owned video games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 6th 2011 at 5:23PM in News
THQ opens online store

THQ opens online store

Publisher THQ has opened an online store on its official website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2011 at 9:51AM in News
Asda takes aim at Amazon UK

Asda takes aim at Amazon UK

Forget the High Street price war, the biggest battle this Q4 will take place online.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 29th 2011 at 8:31AM in News
Gears of War 3 - price roundup

Gears of War 3 - price roundup

Where’s the cheapest place to buy Microsoft’s new shooter this morning? MCV rounds up all the deals:

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2011 at 10:39AM in News
GameStop: Breaking streets dates is not part of our plan

GameStop: Breaking streets dates is not part of our plan

The UK arm of retailer GameStop has insisted that it intends to observe street dates in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2011 at 1:14PM in News
Brand Map: LittleBigPlanet

Brand Map: LittleBigPlanet

With the Move patch for LittleBigPlanet going live recently, GameVision looks at the ongoing success of this relatively recent IP. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2011 at 5:44PM in News
Planetside 2 goes free-to-play

Planetside 2 goes free-to-play

Upcoming PC shooter Planetside 2 will adopt a free-to-play model following the long line of MMOs that did so earlier this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 12th 2011 at 10:28AM in News
Consoles, unite! Valve and Blizzard want online harmony

Consoles, unite! Valve and Blizzard want online harmony

Two of the world’s most influential PC games studios want Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft to break down the barricades to their consoles’ online services.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2011 at 8:27AM in News