Entries in 'video games' (159)

How would you describe the average British gamer?

How would you describe the average British gamer?

Gamers? Ha! A bunch of overweight, spotty boys cooped up in their rooms because they’re too socially awkward to step outside, right? Wrong. So very, very wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 12:52PM in News
The Last of Us retains UK Charts top spot

The Last of Us retains UK Charts top spot

Sony’s critically adored The Last of Us has claimed its third successive No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2013 at 9:00AM in News
Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Desilets: The future is digital and there's nothing you can do about it

Acclaimed developer Patrice Desilets doesn’t believe the recent furore over the Xbox One’s digital strategy will halt the march toward a disc-less future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 2:43PM in News
BAFTA extends video games 2014 entry period

BAFTA extends video games 2014 entry period

The entry period for the British Academy Games Awards in 2014 is now open.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 25th 2013 at 10:15AM in News

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MCV India calls for dedicated regional video games trade body

MCV India calls for dedicated regional video games trade body

The Indian games industry is one of the world’s future powerhouses – and now is the time to form a trade body to support it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 11:17AM 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
Hollywood vs Video Games

Hollywood vs Video Games

Cinema and video games have always had quite the on-again, off-again relationship, but one look at UK cinema box office and you’d wonder whether games developers or publishers take any ...

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jun 10th 2013 at 2:01PM in News
Grid 2 continues to lead the UK Charts pack; Remember Me claims 3rd

Grid 2 continues to lead the UK Charts pack; Remember Me claims 3rd

Codemasters’ racer Grid 2 remains at No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week despite a 50 per cent drop in sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2013 at 10:11AM in News

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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