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Win a PlayStation Christmas jumper at next week's Xmas Quiz

Win a PlayStation Christmas jumper at next week's Xmas Quiz

Are you the ultimate festive fashionista? If so, you could be in with a chance of winning a brand new PlayStation Xmas jumper.

on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:56PM in News
UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

UPDATE: £300 four game Xbox One console bundle in GAME's Black Friday sale

An Xbox One with four games will apparently feature as part of GAME’s Black Friday sale kicking off tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:22PM in News
This War of Mine recoups dev costs in two days

This War of Mine recoups dev costs in two days

11 Bit Studios’ PC title This War of Mine is already in the black.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
Wired: The PS4 may be more powerful, but Xbox One is stronger

Wired: The PS4 may be more powerful, but Xbox One is stronger

Sony’s PS4 may be regarded as having more technical power than Xbox One, but it looks like Microsoft’s machine wins when it comes to raw strength.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 11:50AM in News

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Bungie says it can be difficult to review modern games

Bungie says it can be difficult to review modern games

Interconnected, heavily socialised games such as Destiny are asking questions of how the press reviews games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
King chairman Melvyn Morris resigns

King chairman Melvyn Morris resigns

The chairman of the company behind Candy Crush Saga has quit the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
DayZ not expected to leave Steam Early Access until 2016

DayZ not expected to leave Steam Early Access until 2016

Bohemia Interactive has outlined its forward plans for DayZ, indicating that the game won’t exit Steam Early Access until the first half of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Metal Gear Online is returning

Metal Gear Online is returning

A new iteration of Metal Gear Online will be debuted at next week’s The Game Awards in Las Vegas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 9:29AM in News

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Ubisoft withdraws Assassin's Creed: Unity Season Pass, hands out DLC for free

Ubisoft withdraws Assassin's Creed: Unity Season Pass, hands out DLC for free

The technical troubles that have plagued Assassin’s Creed: Unity have led to publisher Ubisoft scrapping future sales of the game’s lucrative Season Pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 8:27AM in News
'Games should be the battleground for diversity'

'Games should be the battleground for diversity'

A panel held at the first BFI Video Games Day has called on the games industry to foster more diversity in the sector, or risk being overrun by hostility.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2014 at 4:52PM in News
EA scoops LGBT equality award for third year running

EA scoops LGBT equality award for third year running

Publisher EA has yet again been awarded top marks for its corporate equality culture.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 4:21PM in News
Publisher Gamevil acquires developer Waplesoft

Publisher Gamevil acquires developer Waplesoft

Gamevil has acquired South Korean mobile studio Waplesoft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:56PM in News

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Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

Broken Sword creator: Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding campaigns in 2015

The creator of Broken Sword and CEO of Revolution has warned that crowdfunding platform Kickstarter will suffer 'catastrophic' game funding failures within the next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:23PM in News
GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

GameStop hikes price of 3DS hack title Cubic Ninja in US

US retailer has responded to the increased demand for 3DS title Cubic Ninja by ramping up the game’s price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 3:03PM in News
Sarkeesian dubbed 'Video Game Avenger' on striking Bloomberg Businessweek cover

Sarkeesian dubbed 'Video Game Avenger' on striking Bloomberg Businessweek cover

The increasing influence of game critic Anita Sarkeesian has been demonstrated yet again with a striking cover on Bloomberg Businessweek.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire shift 3m copies in three days

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire shift 3m copies in three days

The cult of Pokemon continues with news of a strong launch for the brand’s newest pair of games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 1:36PM in News

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Pokémon remakes sell 1.5m units and top Japanese charts

Pokémon remakes sell 1.5m units and top Japanese charts

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire were the best-selling games in Japan this week, according to data provided by Famitsu. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 26th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Dark Souls GFWL migration delayed until December

Dark Souls GFWL migration delayed until December

Bandai Namco’s Dark Souls will ditch Games for Windows Live a little later than initially planned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Brianna Wu's next game wants to replace Twine

Brianna Wu's next game wants to replace Twine

The next game from Revolution 60 director Brianna Wu hopes to establish a new way to deliver interactive novels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
UK industry veteran Tony Bourne has passed away

UK industry veteran Tony Bourne has passed away

Tony Bourne, a long-term member of the UK games industry, has passed away.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 26th 2014 at 11:52AM in News
GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

GAME announces midnight openings for Black Friday

Leading UK retailer GAME is taking the unusual step of opening over 300 of its stores at midnight on the night of Thursday November 27th for Black Friday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
14 UK games approved for tax relief so far

14 UK games approved for tax relief so far

The BFI has said that 14 games have started down the road toward UK tax relief.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Livingstone: 'We are in the second golden age of games'

Livingstone: 'We are in the second golden age of games'

The co-founder of Games Workshop and the Government's Creative Industries Champion has said that the games industry is experiencing its second golden age.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:20AM in News
ASA warns YouTubers about product promotion

ASA warns YouTubers about product promotion

The Advertising Standards Authority has warned YouTubers that they need to make it clear when they are paid to promote products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Star Wars Minecraft skins hit Xbox platforms

Star Wars Minecraft skins hit Xbox platforms

Microsoft has announced the release of the Star Wars Classic Skin Pack for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One editions of Minecraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2014 at 6:34AM in News