Entries in 'uk' (198)

FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA 13 overtakes Black Ops II to regain UK sales crown

FIFA has reclaimed its crown as the UK’s most successful video game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:29PM in News
PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PS3 outselling Xbox 360 in the UK this summer

PlayStation 3 was the No.1 console of the summer in the UK with some help from 2013’s second best selling game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

The Pirate Bay launches censorship-bypassing web browser

UK residents are now able to access The Pirate Bay using a dedicated web browser designed by the controversial organisation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2013 at 1:58PM in News
Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony has halted day one pre-orders of PS4 – but only as a precaution, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:22AM in News

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Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

A number of UK retailers have begun telling customers that new PS4 pre-orders cannot be guaranteed for day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

Six million Britons play smartphone games every day according to new research from ComScore.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 3:48PM in News
European version of The Last of Us is censored

European version of The Last of Us is censored

Elements of the multiplayer component of The Last of Us were censored in the European release, it has been discovered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 12:45PM in News
Minecraft is the UK's No.1 for the second week in a row

Minecraft is the UK's No.1 for the second week in a row

The Xbox 360 Edition of Minecraft has claimed its second successive No.1 in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 9:25AM in News

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(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

(Wii) U are not alone - specialist retail backs console

UK supermarkets are ready to drop Wii U unless Nintendo can drastically turn sales around.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Ghostlight will release Devil Survivor 2 on DS... provided enough people pay upfront

Devil Survivor 2 on DS will be released in the UK on the condition that consumers pay up front for its manufacture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 8:53AM in News
Nvidia plans more UK game events

Nvidia plans more UK game events

Hardware giant Nvidia will stage more events in a bid to win over UK gamers.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Aug 1st 2013 at 3:07PM in News
3DS - The Console of the Year

3DS - The Console of the Year

Nintendo has revealed its plan to make 3DS this year’s biggest games console.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 29th 2013 at 12:47PM in News

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Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

Average global broadband connection speed hits 3.1Mbps; UK hits 7.9Mbps

The average internet user from anywhere in the world enjoys a connection speed of 3.1Mbps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2013 at 3:45PM in News
UK studio Kuju turns 15 this month

UK studio Kuju turns 15 this month

One of Britain’s most successful games developers is celebrating an important milestone this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 3:31PM in News
3DS sales spike in the UK, pushes ahead of PS3 and 360

3DS sales spike in the UK, pushes ahead of PS3 and 360

3DS is now outselling PS3 and 360 week-by-week, Nintendo has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 19th 2013 at 11:16AM in News
New UKIE office opens next week

New UKIE office opens next week

Trade body UKIE will open its new London HQ on Monday – and games companies are welcome to use it themselves.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 12th 2013 at 10:46AM in News

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Valve coming to the UK?

Valve coming to the UK?

Valve is looking at opening a UK office.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 11th 2013 at 12:32PM in News
Tales of Xillia 2 getting PS3 release in 2014

Tales of Xillia 2 getting PS3 release in 2014

Namco Bandai has announced a Western release date for RPG sequel Tales of Xillia 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
77PR wins Nintendo UK contract

77PR wins Nintendo UK contract

London based agency 77PR has been appointed to handle Nintendo UK’s consumer lifestyle PR.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:23AM in News
The Last of Us gets its second UK No.1

The Last of Us gets its second UK No.1

Sony’s PS3 exclusive The Last of Us has claimed its second successive UK No.1 in the UKIE Gfk ChartTrack All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
New-look Xbox 360 available now... if you can find it

New-look Xbox 360 available now... if you can find it

Microsoft last week announced a new-look redesigned Xbox 360 that we were told was available straight away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 2:52PM 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
MICROSOFT: £429 Xbox One November launch confirmed

MICROSOFT: £429 Xbox One November launch confirmed

Xbox One will launch worldwide this November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 6:59PM in News