EC approves UK video games tax breaks

EC approves UK video games tax breaks

Tax breaks for the UK video games industry are happening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Oculus Rift backers react in anger to Facebook buyout

Oculus Rift backers react in anger to Facebook buyout

A number of those who supported Oculus Rift’s Kickstarter campaign have lashed out at its sale to Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Respawn details its 'Wimbledon of aimbot contests' for cheaters

Respawn details its 'Wimbledon of aimbot contests' for cheaters

Those found to be cheating at Titanfall on PC have some good and bad news coming their way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 10:27AM in News
King suffers worst IPO day one of 2014

King suffers worst IPO day one of 2014

It was a rough day on the markets for casual games maker King yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 10:04AM in News

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Now 3D Realms reckons it still owns the Duke Nukem license

Now 3D Realms reckons it still owns the Duke Nukem license

The farcical legal fracas between 3D Realms and Gearbox has taken another twist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Sony exec claims The Last of Us is being ported to PS4

Sony exec claims The Last of Us is being ported to PS4

A PS4 version of The Last of Us has been mentioned by a PlayStation European and Asian brand manager.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 9:34AM in News
VIDEO: Goat Simulator trailer spoofs famous Dead Island short

VIDEO: Goat Simulator trailer spoofs famous Dead Island short

Let’s just get this out in the open – this video for Goat Simulator is probably the greatest single video game trailer ever released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 9:10AM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 will receive its first major update this week on iOS, publisher EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:28PM in News

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Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft title update hits Xbox 360, PS3 this week

Minecraft's next major console update is ready to launch, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:14PM in News
Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

California State Senator Leland Lee, known for his legislative efforts to restrict minors' access to violent video games, has been arrested by the FBI on charges of bribery and corruption.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop wants to "restore the balance between physical and digital commerce"

GameStop has teamed up with IBM to launch what it calls the GameStop Technology Institute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Microsoft has outlined the punishments it has in store for players who exhibit disruptive behaviour on Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:08PM in News

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Green Man Gaming sponsors MCV Awards 2014

Green Man Gaming sponsors MCV Awards 2014

Online games retailer Green Man Gaming has backed this year's MCV Awards.

on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:06PM in News
Stock falls 11% as King IPO is go

Stock falls 11% as King IPO is go

King’s high-profile IPO has got off to a stumbling start.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
Game Boy Advance titles arriving on Wii U next week

Game Boy Advance titles arriving on Wii U next week

Nintendo has confirmed that it will begin offering Game Boy Advance titles on the Wii U eShop next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
GamesGrabr reveals new ecommerce platform for publishers

GamesGrabr reveals new ecommerce platform for publishers

Gaming social network GamesGrabr is offering a new service designed to help sell video games.

on Mar 26th 2014 at 1:20PM in News
PS4 sales up but Vita wins weekly hardware race in Japan

PS4 sales up but Vita wins weekly hardware race in Japan

Sales of the PS4 were up 15 per cent but it’s the Vita that has claimed the weekly Japanese hardware sales crown, Famitsu sales data has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
Project Cars confirmed for PS4's Project Morpheus

Project Cars confirmed for PS4's Project Morpheus

Slightly Mad Studios’ upcoming racing title Project Cars will be compatible with Sony’s Project Morpheus virtual reality headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 12:34PM in News
Swap your Man Utd season ticket for a copy of FIFA, PES or Football Manager at GAME

Swap your Man Utd season ticket for a copy of FIFA, PES or Football Manager at GAME

Manchester United, Cardiff or West Brom fans are from this Saturday being invited to hand over their season tickets at GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Oculus on long-term benefits of Facebook acquisition, promises lower launch price

Oculus on long-term benefits of Facebook acquisition, promises lower launch price

Palmer Luckey has taken to Reddit to address some of the concerns being raised in the wake of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
22Cans to focus solely on Godus

22Cans to focus solely on Godus

Peter Molyneux’s 22Cans now exists purely to serve Godus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 11:08AM in News