Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Capcom's Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is out now on Apple's app store for iOS devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:08AM in News
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution lands in September

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution lands in September

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will launch in Europe and North America this September, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 5th 2014 at 2:57AM in News
Publisher insisted on Killer is Dead's gigolo missions, Suda 51 says

Publisher insisted on Killer is Dead's gigolo missions, Suda 51 says

Developer Suda 51 has said that the inclusion of the controversial 'gigolo missions' in his 2013 title Killer is Dead was demanded by publisher Kadokawa Shoten.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 4:44PM in News
Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

Amazon refusing to abide by FTC requests to tackle mobile IAPs made by kids

A request by the US Federal Trade Commission designed to ease the problem of children making in-app purchases is reportedly being resisted by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:52PM in News

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Custom SNES Game Boy Advance revealed

Custom SNES Game Boy Advance revealed

A SNES-themed backlit Game Boy Advance is being released later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:25PM in News
'Huge proportion' of PS4 owners haven't played The Last of Us, says Sony

'Huge proportion' of PS4 owners haven't played The Last of Us, says Sony

A shift in the market in PlayStation's favour means that a significant number of PS4 owners have yet to play The Last of Us.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 4th 2014 at 3:18PM in News
NIS America responds to store complaints but ignores key issues

NIS America responds to store complaints but ignores key issues

Gamers angered by the recently opened NIS America online store in Europe have reacted badly to the company's response to the complaints.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 2:56PM in News
Plague Inc receiving Dawn of the Planet of the Apes expansion

Plague Inc receiving Dawn of the Planet of the Apes expansion

Smartphone and PC strategy title Plague Inc has nabbed a big-time licensing tie-up with 20th Century Fox's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 2:31PM in News

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Warframe dev Digital Extremes lined up for acquisition by a chicken meat supplier

Warframe dev Digital Extremes lined up for acquisition by a chicken meat supplier

Digital Extremes could soon find itself in the hands of a surprising new owner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

UK mobile device sales will fall by 5m units in 2014 - report

27 million mobile phones and 12 million tablets will be sold in the UK this year - some five million devices fewer than 2013, predicts CCS Insight.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Oculus Rift dev kits removed from sale in China

Chinese developers are being blocked from buying Oculus Rift dev kits due to the number of units being sold on by buyers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 12:32PM in News
Rob Pardo leaves Blizzard

Rob Pardo leaves Blizzard

Blizzard’s chief creative officer Rob Pardo has left after 17 years with the studio.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:43AM in News

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Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

Japanese market flat for H1 2014; PS3 sales beating Wii U

An increase in hardware sales and a decrease in software has left the Japanese games market flat for the first half of 2014, according to Famitsu data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Crytek UK staff down tools in pay dispute, report claims

Crytek UK staff down tools in pay dispute, report claims

A large number of employees at the Crytek UK office have staged a walkout and are no longer going to work, according to a report.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Release date set for Civilization: Beyond Earth

Release date set for Civilization: Beyond Earth

2K Games’ Civilization: Beyond Earth now has a release date, developer Firaxis has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
Dovetail Games to expand beyond Train Simulator with fishing sim

Dovetail Games to expand beyond Train Simulator with fishing sim

Dovetail Games, the creator of Train Simulator, is to expand into new segments with a fishing simulation title.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:01AM in News
Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

Xbox One sales pass 5m units as PS4 hits 9m, report claims

UPDATE: Microsoft has clarified that Harrison was referring to the previous 5m shipped figure and was not citing new numbers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 4:08PM in News
Nintendo shareholder "flabbergasted" that Iwata is still in a job

Nintendo shareholder "flabbergasted" that Iwata is still in a job

“I do not understand video games and I feel angry.”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 3:31PM in News
Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Miyamoto doesn't like describing Zelda Wii U as 'open world'

Will Zelda for Wii U be an open world game? Perhaps not in the traditional sense.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Kinect may no longer be flavour of the month at Microsoft, but the camera will still be getting some dedicated functionality in upcoming racer Forza Horizon 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:29PM in News