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Second month at the top for EA's Titanfall

Second month at the top for EA's Titanfall

Titanfall is the UK No.1 for the second month in a row.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 14th 2014 at 2:15PM in News
Titanfall edges FIFA 14 to claim another UK No.1

Titanfall edges FIFA 14 to claim another UK No.1

Xbox and PC shooter Titanfall is back on top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2014 at 10:22AM in News
Netflix ups UK subscription price to £6.99

Netflix ups UK subscription price to £6.99

Video streaming site Netflix has upped its UK subscription price by £1 to £6.99.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 1:54PM in News
Nvidia's first G-Sync monitor due at UK retail this month

Nvidia's first G-Sync monitor due at UK retail this month

The first monitor to include Nvidia’s G-Sync technology as standard is due to hit UK shelves in the next few weeks.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 9th 2014 at 11:49AM in News

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Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

Deal struck for online piracy warning letters in UK

A rather archaic sounding deal between the entertainment industry and ISPs has been struck that will see warning letters sent to those suspected of piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 9:10AM in News
PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

The PC games sector may be dominant worldwide, but consoles are the real power in the UK and will remain so for years to come, says DFC Intelligence.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 8th 2014 at 3:40PM 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
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

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The UK download chart is dead

The UK download chart is dead

The UK PC download chart has collapsed, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2014 at 2:59PM in News
Insomnia51 gaming festival draws record 20,000 attendance

Insomnia51 gaming festival draws record 20,000 attendance

Multiplay's gaming festival Insomnia51 scored its biggest ever crowd across the Easter weekend.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 30th 2014 at 4:36PM in News
Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos will extend its digital store concept trial to open a further 25 stores by March 2015, in which the traditional shopping catalogues are replaced by tablets.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 30th 2014 at 12:03PM in News
Amazing Spider-Man 2 here to stay on Xbox One and 360

Amazing Spider-Man 2 here to stay on Xbox One and 360

Microsoft has confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is now officially available on both Xbox consoles in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:10AM in News

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So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

So why does Kirby always look angry in the West?

Ever noticed that Kirby is always the embodiment of happiness and light on Japanese artwork and a right grump on Western game boxes?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

The UK High Street is optimistic about the success of virtual reality headsets.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo plans year-long Mario Kart 8 marketing campaign

Nintendo’s marketing campaign for Mario Kart 8 will run until the end of the year, the firm says.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:34PM 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

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Titanfall is still No.1 as FIFA World Cup debuts in second

Titanfall is still No.1 as FIFA World Cup debuts in second

EA’s Xbox and PC shooter Titanfall has claimed No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 for the second successive week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 9:27AM in News
Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

A new report says that total Google Play downloads are currently tracking ahead of the Apple App Store in terms of volume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail sales in March fell by the largest amount in the last 12 months due to the late timing of Easter this year, says the British Retail Consortium.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Trio of Sony Japan Vita RPGs heading West

Soul Sacrifice Delta is one of three new SCEJ RPG Vita titles confirmed for a Western release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Titanfall beats InFamous: Second Son in March charts

Titanfall beats InFamous: Second Son in March charts

Titanfall beat Thief, South Park and Infamous to become the biggest selling game of March.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:30PM in News
Titanfall reclaims No.1 thanks to Xbox 360 release

Titanfall reclaims No.1 thanks to Xbox 360 release

Sales of EA’s shooter Titanfall climbed 220 per cent thanks to the Xbox 360 release, returning to the shooter to the top of UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung has opened a number of new standalone stores in eight cities across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:57PM in News
Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

The latest iteration of the Galaxy Android smartphone series has gone on sale in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Square Enix to launch Enemy Front and Lords of the Fallen in the UK

Square Enix to launch Enemy Front and Lords of the Fallen in the UK

CI Games has signed a deal with Square Enix to distribute its titles across Europe.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 9th 2014 at 10:39AM in News