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Recreated ZX Spectrum manufacturer could take Elite Systems to court

Recreated ZX Spectrum manufacturer could take Elite Systems to court

Some backers of the Kickstarted Recreated ZX Spectrum fear that they will never receive the unit they paid for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 12:35PM in News
New Tomb Raider film set for 2018 launch in The Flash release slot

New Tomb Raider film set for 2018 launch in The Flash release slot

In two years from now, Lara Croft will once again be gracing the silver screen.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2016 at 12:34PM in News
Pokémon Go outperforming Game of War, Clash of Clans and Candy Crush in US iPhone charts

Pokémon Go outperforming Game of War, Clash of Clans and Candy Crush in US iPhone charts

At long last, mobile game Pokémon Go is out in some regions and the title appears to be doing rather well for itself.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2016 at 12:12PM in News
Multiplay: Overlap between Insomnia and EGX is minimal

Multiplay: Overlap between Insomnia and EGX is minimal

Only seven per cent of the consumers who go to Multiplay’s Insomnia also visit rival event, EGX.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:45AM in News

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Dying Light dev: There is room for more zombie games

Dying Light dev: There is room for more zombie games

Think the games market is overrun with the undead? Not at all, insist Dead Island and Dying Light developer Techland.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
CSGO Lotto YouTubers face lawsuit

CSGO Lotto YouTubers face lawsuit

The loss of credibility and a stern telling off from the FTC may be the least of TmarTn and ProSyndicate’s problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:19AM in News
Updated: Ubisoft - Movies like Assassin's Creed are 'not about making money'

Updated: Ubisoft - Movies like Assassin's Creed are 'not about making money'

The Assassin’s Creed movie is not going to earn a lot of money, says Ubisoft.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:00AM in News

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Activision denies Sierra closure

Activision denies Sierra closure

Activision has denied speculation that it has closed its Sierra indie publishing label.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
The UK games industry responds to Brexit in this week's MCV

The UK games industry responds to Brexit in this week's MCV

After the UK has voted to leave the EU, we have spoken to members of the UK games industry to see what happens next. 

on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Opinion: We are leaving the EU - so now what?

Opinion: We are leaving the EU - so now what?

UKIE boss Dr Jo Twist talks about the uncertainty that Brexit presents UK games businesses, the questions that need answering, and what we can do in the mean time

on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Investors shrug off Brexit video game fears

Investors shrug off Brexit video game fears

Brexit will be ‘totally irrelevant’ when it comes to UK games investment, insist leading venture capitalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:01AM in News

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Third party dev relations boss Boyes is leaving Sony

Third party dev relations boss Boyes is leaving Sony

The head of Sony’s third party developer relations Adam Boyes has announced his decision to return to development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2016 at 9:47AM in News
Carmageddon developer: 'If anything, we get more criticism for our crappy jokes than the violence'

Carmageddon developer: 'If anything, we get more criticism for our crappy jokes than the violence'

After a 15 year absence, original developer Stainless brought the Carmageddon series back in 2015 with PC release, Reincarnation.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2016 at 9:27AM in News
Sweeney is 'thrilled' with PS4 Neo and Xbox Scorpio upgrades

Sweeney is 'thrilled' with PS4 Neo and Xbox Scorpio upgrades

Gamers may remain split on the potential benefits of the dawn of a new console cycle, but Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney is certainly enthusiastic about the prospect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 3:52PM in News
ELEAGUE

SK Gaming and Team X disqualified from ELEAGUE

Both SK Gaming (formerly Luminosity) and Team X (formerly SK Gaming) have been disqualified from ELEAGUE.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 7th 2016 at 3:43PM in News

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GTX 1060 promises GTX 980 performance for $250

GTX 1060 promises GTX 980 performance for $250

Nvidia has lifted the lid on its third card in its new 10XX GeForce graphics card series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 2:28PM in News
Apple to drop 16GB entry point with iPhone 7, report claims

Apple to drop 16GB entry point with iPhone 7, report claims

There will be no 16GB version of Apple’s next iPhone, according to the latest rumours about Apple’s upcoming smartphone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
EA launches NBA Live for iOS and Android

EA launches NBA Live for iOS and Android

Publishing giant EA has released a new entry in its NBA Live series for mobile devices.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2016 at 12:39PM in News
Wave 2 UK Games Fund recipients include Titan Souls and Frozen Synapse devs

Wave 2 UK Games Fund recipients include Titan Souls and Frozen Synapse devs

The UK government has announced the 23 British developers awarded in its second round of UK Games Fund winners.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 7th 2016 at 12:08PM in News
Report: Money generated in Steam Summer Sale up 43% year-on-year

Report: Money generated in Steam Summer Sale up 43% year-on-year

Consumers spent $68m more in this year’s Steam Summer Sale than 2015’s.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2016 at 12:06PM in News
GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

High street retailer GAME added an area dedicated to competitive gaming to its Manchester Trafford Centre store.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting the Game of the Year edition treatment

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting the Game of the Year edition treatment

Developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed that a Game of the Year version of The Witcher 3 is on the way. 

by James Hunt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
TmarTn's CSGO lotto apology roundly criticised, then pulled

TmarTn's CSGO lotto apology roundly criticised, then pulled

One of the YouTubers at the centre of the current CSGO gambling controversy has posted, and subsequently pulled, an apology for his deception.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
eSports Pro

Building the Crescendo: an interview with King Caffeine

After a run of poor results during the summer leg of the Heroes of the Storm Global Circuit, the former world champion team Cloud9 has disbanded. Both Kun “iDream” Fang ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 7th 2016 at 10:41AM in News