Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store customers have generated more than $1m in charitable contributions with their purchases, Humble Bundle organizers have announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 6:06AM in News
Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix welcomes indie studio Proletariat into Cambridge office

Harmonix has carved out a section of its office to house local indie studio Proletariat, the Cambridge-based studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:53AM in News
Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crytek reportedly misses payroll as company denies bankruptcy rumours

Crysis and Cryengine maker Crytek has apparently been plagued with recent financial difficulties, as the company failed to make its most recent payroll at both its UK and Bulgarian offices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2014 at 5:33AM in News
Former The Last Guardian artist part of new studio Friend & Foe

Former The Last Guardian artist part of new studio Friend & Foe

A game artist who has worked on Sony’s troubled The Last Guardian since its inception is one of a gang of developers behind new indie studio Friend & Foe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 4:20PM in News

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Microsoft dates Batman: Arkham Knight for February

Microsoft dates Batman: Arkham Knight for February

The Caped Crusader could be returning sooner than expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 3:31PM in News
PlayStation Now beta prices are a tad steep

PlayStation Now beta prices are a tad steep

Sony has added some prices to its ongoing PlayStation Now streaming beta in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 2:51PM in News
Additional monthly subscription fee added to Sky Go on consoles - report

Additional monthly subscription fee added to Sky Go on consoles - report

A monthly subscription will be needed to access Sky Go on games consoles in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 2:22PM in News
Civilization Revolution 2 is a mobile-only game

Civilization Revolution 2 is a mobile-only game

2K Games has confirmed that the successor to Civilization Revolution will not be released on consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 1:30PM in News

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Forza Horizon 2 'a different game' on Xbox One and 360

Forza Horizon 2 'a different game' on Xbox One and 360

The differences between Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One and 360 will stretch beyond simply the visuals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Riot offers new staff money if they quit

Riot offers new staff money if they quit

Newcomers to League of Legends creator Riot Games are being offered up to $25,000 to quit their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Nearly 6.5m games played in PS4's Destiny alpha

Nearly 6.5m games played in PS4's Destiny alpha

Bungie says that it feels ‘reborn’ after the success of its Destiny alpha on PS4 last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 11:13AM in News
Sunset Overdrive has a dig at Ubisoft with Assassin's Creed-themed female avatar

Sunset Overdrive has a dig at Ubisoft with Assassin's Creed-themed female avatar

Insomniac has confirmed that gamers will be able to play as a female in Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 10:29AM in News

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UFC takes top spot from Watch Dogs

UFC takes top spot from Watch Dogs

After three weeks at No.1, Watch Dogs is now in second place in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Reggie: Wii U isn't struggling, has long life ahead of it

Reggie: Wii U isn't struggling, has long life ahead of it

Nintendo has pledged to support Wii U for the long term and and disputed the belief that the console is struggling.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 9:56AM in News
CVG saved but at a cost

CVG saved but at a cost

Computerandvideogames.com will not close yet but its editorial headcount will be reduced, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 9:55AM in News
Nintendo loses out to Philips in patent lawsuit

Nintendo loses out to Philips in patent lawsuit

Having enjoyed lots of success in the courts in recent years, Nintendo has now lost a major patent battle with Philips.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 9:34AM in News
Sony lowers The Last of Us Remastered price, refunds difference to pre-orders

Sony lowers The Last of Us Remastered price, refunds difference to pre-orders

Ahead of its release next month, Sony has dropped the price of The Last of Us Remastered from $60 to $50.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 6:07AM in News
Microsoft: Games for Windows Live will live on

Microsoft: Games for Windows Live will live on

Microsoft has officially stated it does not intend to shut down its much maligned Games for Windows Live PC games service – a reveal that flies in the face of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 5:56AM in News
Steam top ten sellers chart: June 15-21

Steam top ten sellers chart: June 15-21

The annual summer sale has invaded Steam this week, meaning that a host of past chart toppers have burst back onto the top ten thanks to major discounts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 5:10AM in News
Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

Xbox One's Japanese launch line-up revealed

The supposed Xbox One launch line-up has been revealed by Famitsu.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
PlayStation-only Destiny DLC exclusive until at least Christmas 2015

PlayStation-only Destiny DLC exclusive until at least Christmas 2015

The US-arm of Amazon has apparently revealed that the exclusive Destiny content for PS4 and PS3 will remain tied to those platforms until 'at least Fall 2015'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:02PM in News