Entries in 'video games' (155)

New games media - the changing face of journalism

New games media - the changing face of journalism

IGN. Eurogamer. GameSpot. CVG. These are some of the biggest names in games media, all gracing the monitors of gamers the world over on a daily basis.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 25th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Resident Evil and Onimusha composer exposed as fraud

Resident Evil and Onimusha composer exposed as fraud

Mamoru Samuragochi, the famous Japanese composer behind the Resident Evil and Onimusha soundtracks, is a fraud.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 4:12PM in News
Yogscast: We would never compromise our integrity

Yogscast: We would never compromise our integrity

UK YouTube giant Yogscast says it can help publishers sell games, but it will never compromise its integrity.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 11:53AM in News
Porn block threatens UK games firms

Porn block threatens UK games firms

UK games execs have expressed concerns over reports that game downloads are being inadvertently blocked as part of a UK crackdown on porn.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 10:13AM in News

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INFOGRAPHIC: Just how big was GTA V?

INFOGRAPHIC: Just how big was GTA V?

We all knew GTA V would sell well, but not even the most optimistic analyst could have predicted how big it’d be after just four months.

on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:57AM in News
PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
'CES can offer game giants an audience that E3 cannot'

'CES can offer game giants an audience that E3 cannot'

The biggest names in games are returning to CES to show off products to the ‘entire tech ecosystem,’ says the event’s organisers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Retailers unfazed by empty release schedule

Retailers unfazed by empty release schedule

UK game stores have played down concerns over a quiet start to 2014.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:30AM in News

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The rise of DayZ - how selling games is changing

The rise of DayZ - how selling games is changing

The practice of selling games has changed forever.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:10PM 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
Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
The console fitness revolution goes mobile

The console fitness revolution goes mobile

In 2008, Nintendo released the highly successful Wii Fit – a fitness title that went on to sell 23m units and started a series that has sold over 44m copies ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2014 at 2:47PM in News

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UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

UKIE disputes Government's games industry shrinkage claims

The UK game industry shrunk by nearly half in 2012 compared to 2011, according to figures released by the department for Culture, Media and Sport.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:05PM in News
UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

Video game consoles and software made £605.5m for the UK High Street last month, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2014 at 1:53PM in News
Famed games box art illustrator Greg Martin passes away

Famed games box art illustrator Greg Martin passes away

Greg Martin, the man behind a huge number of classic 1990s video game covers, has passed away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
2013 claims Metacritic record for lowest number of 'great games'

2013 claims Metacritic record for lowest number of 'great games'

Only seven individual console titles scored 90 per cent or higher on Metacritic in 2013 – “by far” the lowest number in a single year since the last-gen consoles arrived.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 12:23PM in News

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MCV's 2013 Annual Retail Survey

MCV's 2013 Annual Retail Survey

MCV quizzed over 100 games retailers from across the UK – including both independent shops and the big chains – about the highs and lows of 2013, what will be ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 16th 2013 at 12:36PM in News
Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Publishers ready to engage YouTube in copyright battle

Video creators who have suddenly been hit with copyright claims on their YouTube videos are being offered a helping hand by publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 12:36PM in News
Telltale confirms episodic Game of Thrones series

Telltale confirms episodic Game of Thrones series

Epic TV drama Game of Thrones is next in line for the Telltale Games treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 10:08AM in News
'The industry must take notice of this new games media'

'The industry must take notice of this new games media'

Eurogamer, CVG, Edge, IGN and GameSpot – the biggest names in games media, written and edited by the smartest thinkers and the wittiest commentators.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 4th 2013 at 9:21AM in News
Do you earn enough? Introducing the Salary Survey 2014

Do you earn enough? Introducing the Salary Survey 2014

Develop's annual salary survey is back, and we need your help analysing the games industry job market in 2014.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 4:04PM in News
Battlefield 4 pips Call of Duty: Ghosts in first PS4 chart; FIFA 14 tops list

Battlefield 4 pips Call of Duty: Ghosts in first PS4 chart; FIFA 14 tops list

FIFA 14 has emerged as the third-party champion in Gfk Chart-Track’s first PS4 Top Ten.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 2:10PM in News
VIDEO: Big Ant releases new Don Bradman Cricket 14 trailer

VIDEO: Big Ant releases new Don Bradman Cricket 14 trailer

The cancellation of Ashes Cricket 2013 isn’t all bad news for video game cricket fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 1:06PM in News
What caused the publisher pre-owned U-turn?

What caused the publisher pre-owned U-turn?

Publishers do not like second hand game sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 11:53AM in News