Entries in 'us' (45)

Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

Republicans propose increased dev taxes for violent games

A US tax reform bill from the House Ways and Means Committee has suggested increasing the tax burden for games developers making violent games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

January PS4 sales nearly double Xbox One in US

Sony has taken an impressive lead over the Xbox One across the pond.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Xbox One outsold PS4 in the US in December

Xbox One outsold PS4 in the US in December

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One outsold the PS4 in the US in December.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

PS4 has "slight momentum edge" over Xbox One in the US, analyst claims

Sony appears to have emerged as the narrow front-runner in the early days of the next-gen console war in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 10:11AM in News

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US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

It has been estimated that PS4 sold 66 per cent more units than Xbox One in the US in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 4:01PM in News
Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon 3DS bundle lands this week

Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon 3DS bundle lands this week

A new 3DS bundle featuring Luigi's Mansion 2 will hit shops in US and Canada in time for Black Friday, Nintendo has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2013 at 8:10AM in News
Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been the best selling “retail” game for PS4 in the US since launch, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Amazon to begin Sunday deliveries

Amazon to begin Sunday deliveries

Online retailer Amazon is to start offering Sunday delivery to its customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 3:03PM in News

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Target ships some Xbox Ones early in US; Consoles unusable until launch

Target ships some Xbox Ones early in US; Consoles unusable until launch

Around 150 US consumers were the lucky recipients of their Xbox One consoles this weekend two weeks ahead of the machine’s official launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 9:42AM in News
GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

17,000 additional workers will be hired by GameStop in the US for work over the Christmas period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

Microsoft announces international Xbox One tour

A worldwide Xbox One promotional tour will kick off later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 12:57PM in News
NPD: US digital games spending up, but not enough to offset physical decline

NPD: US digital games spending up, but not enough to offset physical decline

Digital full game downloads and DLC spending grew 27 per cent in the US games market during Q2 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2013 at 12:12PM in News

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Xbox One release date confirmed

Xbox One release date confirmed

The Xbox One has, at long last, got a confirmed global release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 1:59PM in News
Leak suggests early November release date for Xbox One

Leak suggests early November release date for Xbox One

An apparent leak from an employee at US retailer Walmart suggests Xbox One will beat PS4 to market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2013 at 9:48AM in News
Sony quietly launches 12 GB flash-memory PS3 in US and Canada

Sony quietly launches 12 GB flash-memory PS3 in US and Canada

A 12 GB flash-memory PS3 super slim model has been listed on Sony's North American website, but the company doesn't seem interested in creating any hubbub about it.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2013 at 3:10AM in News
No plans for Capcom Essentials bundle in UK

No plans for Capcom Essentials bundle in UK

The recently leaked Capcom Essentials bundle has been confirmed – but it won’t be being released in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2013 at 11:29AM in News

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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
US Ouya sales "relatively light for a new console"; Exclusive title TowerFall moves to PC

US Ouya sales "relatively light for a new console"; Exclusive title TowerFall moves to PC

Kickstarter funded Android console Ouya’s first month on sale in the US has been given a lukewarm assessment by sales tracker NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
Green Man Gaming opens US office

Green Man Gaming opens US office

UK digital retailer Green Man Gaming is expanding its operations in a bid to crack America.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 17th 2013 at 2:49PM in News
Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

Q1 2013 halts decline of US games market as digital grows 15% to claim majority share

The US video games market has ceased its decline, according to the latest numbers from NPD.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2013 at 12:48PM in News