Entries in 'physical' (65)

Nintendo patent suggests no optical disc drive and controller screen for NX

Nintendo patent suggests no optical disc drive and controller screen for NX

A patent application filed by Nintendo in February could point to some of the fundamental design decisions that will shape the NX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

The ensuing popularity of boxed video games has helped to slow the retraction of the UK’s physical goods market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 10th 2015 at 8:46AM in News
Digital sales accounted for 77% of EA's Q1 revenue

Digital sales accounted for 77% of EA's Q1 revenue

Anyone who doubts the transition from physical to digital need only look to EA’s most recent financials for evidence.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 11:51AM in News
Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman Arkham Knight helps PS4 defeat Xbox One in June US charts

Batman isn’t just the world’s greatest detective and an all-around crime-fighting hero – he’s also a savvy marketing tool.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2015 at 9:19AM in News

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Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Physical release of Shenmue 3 is not guaranteed

Shenmue 3 may not be released at retail, Ys Net has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Two thirds of console games are digital-only

Two thirds of console games are digital-only

A new report has seemingly confirmed a long-running assumption of the industry – boxed games are on the way out.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another PC game skips physical release in the UK

Another one of this year’s big PC games releases will not be available physically, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 3:40PM in News
Supermarket's GTA V market share dipped sharply for next-gen release

Supermarket's GTA V market share dipped sharply for next-gen release

Grand Theft Auto V’s jump from last-gen to next-gen appears to have brought with it a shift in the buying habits of UK gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2015 at 10:13AM in News

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Ubisoft to publish physical PC version of Homeworld Remastered

Ubisoft to publish physical PC version of Homeworld Remastered

Following its digital release on PC in February, Gearbox’s Homeworld Remastered is getting a physical release next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
UK retail: PC games should not abandon the High Street

UK retail: PC games should not abandon the High Street

Leading UK retailers insist there remains a demand for PC games on the High Street.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:26AM in News
No physical release for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC, retailer claims

No physical release for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC, retailer claims

Batman: Arkham Knight will be a digital-only release on PC, retailer ShopTo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 1:10PM in News
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will arrive over a week later on disc

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood will arrive over a week later on disc

Bethesda has chosen not to release the digital and physical versions of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood at the same time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 3:46PM in News

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Dying Light's physical release delayed by one month, DLC offered for free

Dying Light's physical release delayed by one month, DLC offered for free

The boxed version of Dying Light will arrive a month later than the game’s digital release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 12:34PM in News
Dying Light's physical release delayed

Dying Light's physical release delayed

Physical copies of Warner Bros’ zombie title Dying Light won’t be available next week as planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 11:12AM in News
GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

The president of GameStop has warned the games industry that it risks repeating the mistake of the music and film sectors by devaluing its main commodity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
Physical and next-gen release date for The Wolf Among Us confirmed

Physical and next-gen release date for The Wolf Among Us confirmed

Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us is getting a physical release on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and Vita next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2014 at 3:30PM in News

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Digital games are more environmentally damaging than physical games

Digital games are more environmentally damaging than physical games

Downloading games actually has a larger environmental impact than buying them physically, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2014 at 1:28PM in News
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
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