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The Last of Us, Uncharted, Marvel vs Capcom, Crash Bandicoot and WipEout headline PlayStation Experience 2016

The Last of Us, Uncharted, Marvel vs Capcom, Crash Bandicoot and WipEout headline PlayStation Experience 2016

PlayStation held its third annual Experience event this year, with some big names showing up on the platform holder's stage. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 3rd 2016 at 7:17PM in News
Ubisoft talks 'live' games strategy: The Crew, The Division and Rainbow 6 Siege

Ubisoft talks 'live' games strategy: The Crew, The Division and Rainbow 6 Siege

Games have always been happy to experiment when it comes to revenue streams. They started with pure retail sales, but then DLC came along, subscription models worked for MMOs, episodic ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Pre-order for The Last Guardian exceed Sony's expectations

Pre-order for The Last Guardian exceed Sony's expectations

PS4 exclusive The Last Guardian will be hitting shelves next week and, despite being in development for nearly ten years, there’s still a sizeable fan base eagerly waiting for its ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:50AM in News
PS4 was the most popular console on eBay on Black Friday in US

PS4 was the most popular console on eBay on Black Friday in US

A PS4 was sold once every 20 seconds on eBay throughout Black Friday in the US last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:45AM in News

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Call of Duty tops charts in difficult month for boxed retail

Call of Duty tops charts in difficult month for boxed retail

Shooter Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare took the No.1 spot in the November charts, making Activision Blizzard the No.1 publisher in both units and value for the month.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:35AM in News
53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch launch

53 titles confirmed for Oculus Touch launch

Oculus has said that its Touch controller will launch to a line-up of 53 compatible games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Telltale confirms Guardians of the Galaxy series

Telltale confirms Guardians of the Galaxy series

The anticipated tie-up between Marvel and Telltale for a Guardians of the Galaxy game has been officially confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:11AM in News

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Xbox, Rebellion and Ubisoft headline this week's MCV

Xbox, Rebellion and Ubisoft headline this week's MCV

This week, we talk to Xbox UK marketing chief Harvey Eagle, who says strong Xbox One S sales have helped the brand’s performance and that we’ll look back at ...

on Dec 2nd 2016 at 10:09AM in News
Bulletstorm remaster confirmed

Bulletstorm remaster confirmed

Rumours of a remastered release of 2011 shooter Bulletstorm have been proven correct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Kojima finally claims his Game Awards trophy, unveils second Death Stranding trailer

Kojima finally claims his Game Awards trophy, unveils second Death Stranding trailer

A year after his former employer Konami blocked his award acceptance, Hideo Kojima last night took to the stage to receive his The Game Awards accolade.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 9:32AM in News
GAME to open central London location

GAME to open central London location

It appears that High Street retailer GAME is set to open one of its new arena locations in central London.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 8:50AM in News

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Annapurna Pictures branches out into games

Annapurna Pictures branches out into games

The company behind hit films Her and Zero Dark Thirty has announced the formation of a new games division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 4:00PM in News
Final Fantasy XV sold 5m units on first day

Final Fantasy XV sold 5m units on first day

The latest entry in Square Enix’s JRPG franchise has had a huge start around the world, making it the fastest selling game in the franchise to date. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 1st 2016 at 2:02PM in News
Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini's biggest problem

Wireless receiver to solve NES Classic Mini's biggest problem

Nintendo’s NES Classic Mini has been a big hit. Less well received, however, has been the length of the wires that connect to its controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Hellblade pushed back to 2017

Hellblade pushed back to 2017

Developer Ninja Theory has confirmed that Hellblade will now not be released until 2017.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Pokémon Sun and Moon hit 2.3m units in Japan

Pokémon Sun and Moon hit 2.3m units in Japan

The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise, Sun and Moon are once again the best-selling games in Japan, according to data from Famitsu.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:55AM in News
38% of all Steam games were released this year

38% of all Steam games were released this year

That’s right – on the biggest digital PC games store front in the world, over a third of its total catalogue was only released on the service in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 7.2m in first week

Pokemon Sun and Moon sell 7.2m in first week

Nintendo’s latest Pokemon game has broken an American sales record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

Pokémon Sun and Moon sold 1.5m units in first week in Europe

The latest entries in the Pokémon franchise have had big starts in Europe, with Nintendo saying they are its most successful launch in the region to date. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 30th 2016 at 4:10PM in News
Pac-Man and Space Invaders are heading to Facebook Messenger

Pac-Man and Space Invaders are heading to Facebook Messenger

Users of Facebook Messenger will soon be able to play a number of arcade hits within the app itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 11:13AM in News
Stardew Valley coming to consoles, swaps Wii U for Switch

Stardew Valley coming to consoles, swaps Wii U for Switch

Developer Eric Barone has confirmed that his indie hit Stardew Valley will make its long-awaited console debut before the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

Amazon boasts of record Black Friday sales for its Fire and Echo devices

The own-brand devices of the internet’s largest retailer had a bumper Black Friday weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Nintendo and Universal Studios announce three theme parks

Universal Studios in Hollywood (LA), Orlando (Florida) and Osaka (Japan) will soon play host to dedicated Nintendo areas – which will surely be called Super Mario World, right?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
ASA dismisses No Man's Sky complaint

ASA dismisses No Man's Sky complaint

Hello Games has no case to answer regarding the marketing of No Man’s Sky.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2016 at 9:39AM in News