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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
Vita could move away from physical games, Sony admits

Vita could move away from physical games, Sony admits

There could be a time in the future when PlayStation Vita drops physical games altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 1:32PM in News

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GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

Sony’s streaming game service PlayStation Now might not necessarily be the warning claxon for retail that some are predicting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 3:53PM in News
Nordic signs Planetary Annihilation publishing deal

Nordic signs Planetary Annihilation publishing deal

Planetary Annihilation is to receive a physical retail release thanks to a new publishing deal with Nordic Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 4:05PM in News
Double Fine acquires rights to Costume Quest and Stacking IPs

Double Fine acquires rights to Costume Quest and Stacking IPs

Costume Quest and Stacking are once again the property of creators Double Fine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 9:43AM in News
Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Tearaway is a digital-only Vita title in India

Sony will not release Media Molecule’s PS Vita debut Tearaway at retail, it has confirmed.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:19PM in News

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A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

A third of all console spending to be digital by 2017 - report

IHS head of games Piers Harding-Rolls has predicted a dramatic swing to digital during the imminent console generation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:19PM in News
Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Batman: Arkham Origins delayed on Wii U, 3DS and PC

Warner Bros has revealed that three versions of Batman: Arkham Origins will not be released on October 25th as planned in Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 2:32PM in News
Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Last week was a big week for Xbox One in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
Microsoft: Digital is an 'unstoppable force'; Drops Premier League Xbox One TV hint

Microsoft: Digital is an 'unstoppable force'; Drops Premier League Xbox One TV hint

Phil Harrison has said that a digital-only future for the games industry is an inevitability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 3:32PM in News

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Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

The physical market is not in decline, Xbox Live product manager Pav Bhardwaj has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Those wanting to buy both the current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts have a number of options open to them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 1:32PM in News
Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Analyst predicts 36m PS4 sales and 30m Xbox One sales by 2018

Futuresource Consulting has predicted that PS4 will enjoy a decent sales advantage over Xbox One over the next five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

80% of Payday 2's 1.58m sales were digital

The increasing importance of tracking digital sales has been highlighted once again by multiplayer heist shooter Payday 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 9:21AM in News

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505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

505 Games: Lack of boxed SKU is hurting Terraria sales

Publisher 505 Games is releasing digital hit Terraria in a box because it’s missing out on sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

Payday 2 is 'too big for digital'

The Payday series has outgrown the digital market place, says UK publisher 505 Games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 9th 2013 at 2:24PM in News
Arma 3 worldwide release dated

Arma 3 worldwide release dated

Bohemia Interactive has confirmed Arma 3 will launch next month, announcing a release date of September 12th.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 9th 2013 at 7:00AM in News
Pre-owned price comparison site Trade In Detectives goes live

Pre-owned price comparison site Trade In Detectives goes live

A site that offers an online comparison of the video game trade-in prices offered by a number of UK retailers has gone live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 11:11AM in News
Digital shift could mean game over for big publishers, Ed Fries says

Digital shift could mean game over for big publishers, Ed Fries says

Microsoft’s former games VP Ed Fries has warned big publishers that a digital gaming future could result in their demise

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 10:13AM in News
Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Microsoft should have been stronger in its argument for the Xbox One’s former digital features, Codemasters founder David Darling has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 3:00PM in News
Lords of Football gets digital update ahead of boxed release

Lords of Football gets digital update ahead of boxed release

Soccer life simulator Lords of Football will come to retail, says the game's developer Geniaware.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:00PM in News
Sony: The vast majority of people don't want to buy online

Sony: The vast majority of people don't want to buy online

The day may well arrive when video games leave the High Street for good. But that’s for consumers to decide, not platform holders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
XBLA title State of Decay matches the UK's ENTIRE physical market in one week

XBLA title State of Decay matches the UK's ENTIRE physical market in one week

275,000 physical games were sold in the UK last week. Xbox Live title State of Decay sold 250,000 units in two days in the same week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 10:38AM in News