Entries in 'physical' (47)

92% of PC game sales are digital

92% of PC game sales are digital

Digital downloads represent a whopping 92 per cent of all PC game sales across the world.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2014 at 12:05PM in News
GAME is winning back market share from supermarkets

GAME is winning back market share from supermarkets

High Street retailer GAME has clawed back some of the UK’s video game market share from supermarkets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
Retail release confirmed for Killer Instinct on Xbox One

Retail release confirmed for Killer Instinct on Xbox One

Xbox One fighting outing Killer Instinct is making the switch from digital to retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2014 at 12:28PM in News
Why indie devs should consider physical retail

Why indie devs should consider physical retail

The digital age has given rise to thousands of games developers releasing titles on Steam, mobile and consoles. Sold Out sales director James Cato believes there’s room at retail for ...

on Jul 29th 2014 at 10:29AM in News

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Physical release planned for NES Remix on Wii U

Physical release planned for NES Remix on Wii U

Nintendo is granting its previously digital-only NES Remix titles a boxed physical release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
Vita title Freedom Wars will get boxed release after fan pressure

Vita title Freedom Wars will get boxed release after fan pressure

Freedom Wars had been scheduled for a digital-only release on Vita in Europe, but Sony has changed its mind.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 3:10PM in News
GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

GAME exclusive Ghost Recon Phantoms retail SKU arrives

A retail version of free-to-play PC shooter Ghost Recon Phantoms is now available exclusively from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
No Bayonetta 1 for digital purchases of Bayonetta 2 on Wii U

No Bayonetta 1 for digital purchases of Bayonetta 2 on Wii U

Wii U owners who choose to buy Bayonetta 2 digitally will not receive the complimentary copy of the first game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:09AM in News

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World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition rolling into retail

World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition rolling into retail

Wargaming has announced it is to introduce a boxed edition of World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 29th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

Digital may be the industry’s biggest market, but consumers still prefer to buy games in a box.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:57AM in News
74% of US gamers prefer physical to digital

74% of US gamers prefer physical to digital

The disc could yet have some life left in it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
UK boxed game sales collapse as release schedule dries up

UK boxed game sales collapse as release schedule dries up

The UK games market plunged to its lowest figure all year last month as the number of new releases slowed dramatically.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 6th 2014 at 2:37PM in News

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Xbox One's Amazing Spider-Man 2 swinging to retail this month

Xbox One's Amazing Spider-Man 2 swinging to retail this month

Activision has said that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released physically on Xbox One in the UK some time in early May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
Boxed release inbound for Goat Simulator

Boxed release inbound for Goat Simulator

Koch Media is getting its bovid love on by stepping up to the plat to publish a physical version of Goat Simulator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

It’s cheaper to buy a boxed game with a digital code inside than to just buy the code, says online retailer GamePointsNow.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

Origin ditches physical PC game sales; Will affect just 1% of users

EA is to stop selling physical PC games through Origin. Yes, EA sold physical PC games through Origin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 12:04PM in News

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MGS5: Ground Zeroes appears to have had its price cut on PS4

MGS5: Ground Zeroes appears to have had its price cut on PS4

Those looking to download Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on PS4 have received a nice surprise this morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 10:27AM in News
Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Codemasters and Namco Bandai extend distribution deal

Namco Bandai will continue distributing Codemasters games throughout 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:44PM in News
Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

Sony: Retailers should treat digital the same as physical

UK games stores should push digital games as much as physical ones, says Sony.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 5th 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Konami cuts Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes price

Konami cuts Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes price

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has received a price cut… before it has even been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 2:18PM in News
16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

16% of US gamers have dropped physical games completely

A new report from NPD suggests that only a limited number of US gamers have made the decision to completely abandon physical games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 9:49AM in News
48% of Vita software sales are digital

48% of Vita software sales are digital

Sony has revealed that digital has very nearly overtaken physical in the Vita software market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
UPDATE: Physical release for FIFA World Cup game on PS3 and Xbox 360

UPDATE: Physical release for FIFA World Cup game on PS3 and Xbox 360

EA has at last announced EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

Dev warns that Steam sales "screw your fans"

With very exceptions, gamers are used to new titles launching at their highest price point and then gradually decreasing over time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2014 at 1:16PM in News