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Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy 15 dev costs broke even on Day One after just 5m units

Director Hajima Tabata has revealed that Final Fantasy XV broke even after just one day on shop shelves. According to DualShockers, who visited Square Enix in Tokyo, Tabata said ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 8th 2017 at 10:35AM in News
GTA V has shipped 75m copies since launch, selling more in 2016 than 2015

GTA V has shipped 75m copies since launch, selling more in 2016 than 2015

It’s now Take-Two’s turn to report on its quarterly financial results, and CEO Strauss Zelnick revealed during the earnings call that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped over 75m units ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 8th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
3DS

Nintendo's Kimishima says 3DS will 'co-exist' with Switch

Nintendo has once again stated that the 3DS has a long life ahead of it, despite the company's upcoming Switch launch. Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima told investors at a Q&A ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 8th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
Super Mario Run

Nintendo to release 2-3 mobile games per year

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima has revealed more details about Nintendo's future mobile strategy, stating the company plans to release multiple games each year going forward.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 8th 2017 at 8:30AM in News

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Take-Two net revenue up 15% for fiscal Q3

Take-Two net revenue up 15% for fiscal Q3

Take-Two once again saw better than expected results for the quarter ending December 31st.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 7th 2017 at 9:23PM in News
FIFA Switch

FIFA 18 coming to Switch, Moore confirms

EA's FIFA title for the Nintendo Switch will be FIFA 18, EA's chief competition officer Peter Moore has confirmed.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 7th 2017 at 1:07PM in News
Ralph Fulton

Playground Games to build new team to develop non-racing title

Forza Horizon 3 developer Playground Games has said it plans to build a new team in its hometown of Leamington Spa in order to work on a new, non-racing title, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 7th 2017 at 12:16PM in News

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InnoGames

InnoGames increased revenue by 25 per cent in 2016

German mobile and browser game studio InnoGames increased its revenue by 25 per cent last year, taking it to a record high of €130m (around £112m), the company revealed today ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 7th 2017 at 11:33AM in News
YouTuber NepentheZ pleads guilty to FIFA gambling accusations

YouTuber NepentheZ pleads guilty to FIFA gambling accusations

FIFA YouTuber Craig ‘NepentheZ’ Douglas and business partner Dylan Rugby have pleaded guilty to charges of gambling they previously rejected, the BBC reported yesterday.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 7th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Milestone

Koch Media and Milestone sign distribution partnership

Koch Media has announced a new distribution partnership with Italian developer and publisher Milestone. The partnership will begin with the release of the next entry in Milestone's MXGP franchise, MXGP3 ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 7th 2017 at 10:46AM in News
Miyamoto

Nintendo has "mastered" the Unreal Engine, says Miyamoto

Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has said the company's internal development teams have "mastered" the Unreal Engine, according to VentureBeat.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 7th 2017 at 10:26AM in News

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Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege Year 2 update available now

Ubisoft has announced that the first free update from Rainbow Six Siege Year 2 is now available for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Year 2 pass holders can download the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 7th 2017 at 10:02AM in News
Fire Emblem Heroes

Fire Emblem Heroes made $2.9m on Day One, says new report

Fire Emblem Heroes, Nintendo's latest mobile game, made $2.9m on its first day, according to mobile data firm Sensor Tower, after being downloaded over 2m times on Android and ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 6th 2017 at 2:39PM in News
Mass Effect Andromeda

Mass Effect Andromeda: Everything you need to know, release date, free trial, price, pre-order deals, season pass, PS4 Pro support and official merchandise

Bioware's Mass Effect trilogy was one of the most popular sci-fi series of the last generation. Now the Canadian studio's finally bringing its grand space opera to PS4, Xbox One ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 6th 2017 at 11:45AM in News
PS4 Pro

New PS4 Pro mode should 'Boost' retail sales

The next PlayStation firmware update, currently available in beta form, allows the PS4 Pro to use its full power to improve the performance of titles which have not yet been ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:51AM in News

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Death Stranding

Death Stranding is definitely coming to PS4, not PS5, says Kojima

Hideo Kojima has confirmed that his upcoming game Death Stranding will definitely be a PS4 game rather than a potential PS5 title, and that right now it won't be playable ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:50AM in News
Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (£1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:30AM in News
Resident Evil 7 holds top spot, Hitman debuts at No.4

Resident Evil 7 holds top spot, Hitman debuts at No.4

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 is once again No.1 in the UK charts. The title saw a respectable 68 per cent dip in sales in its second week on shelves. GfK ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:14AM in News
Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 to be published by Starbreeze

Starbreeze has signed a publishing deal with Double Fine for Psychonauts 2, the company announced this morning. Starbreeze will be investing $8m to bring the game to PC and console ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 6th 2017 at 9:40AM in News
Switch

Nintendo Switch to tour UK this month

Nintendo has announced it's bringing the Switch to three UK cities before its official launch on March 3rd. This month, would-be Switch players will be able to go hands on ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 4:10PM in News
HMV

HMV says "no agreement" to close Oxford Street store

Property Week has reported that HMV is to close its flagship store on Oxford Street after the building's landlords have allegedly commenced negotiations to surrender the lease through agents at ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 3:39PM in News
PS4 Pro

PS4 to support external hard drives in 4.50 software update

The PS4 will soon support external hard drives, Sony announced today. In the console's next 4.50 software update (code-named Sasuke), Sony said PS4 users will be able to upgrade ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 1:22PM in News
Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy 15's story update lands on March 28th, PS4 Pro support coming this month

UPDATED: Square Enix has confirmed that the upcoming story update to Final Fantasy XV's controversial thirteeth chapter will be available to download as a free update on March 28th. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 12:30PM in News
Tumbleseed

TumbleSeed rolling onto Nintendo Switch this spring

The procedurally generated roguelike TumbleSeed is coming to Nintendo Switch, developers Benedict Fritz and Greg Wohlwend have announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 3rd 2017 at 12:11PM in News