PC claims 40% of Shovel Knight sales

PC claims 40% of Shovel Knight sales

Successfully Kickstarted indie platformer Shovel Knight has seen PC purchases account for 40 per cent of its month one sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 1:15PM in News
Ubisoft officially confirms Assassin's Creed: Rogue; No Creed on Wii U this year

Ubisoft officially confirms Assassin's Creed: Rogue; No Creed on Wii U this year

Assassin's Creed: Rogue is now official and coming to PS3 and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 12:46PM in News
Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet in Europe at Gamescom

Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet in Europe at Gamescom

Nvidia has set the European launch of its Shield Tablet gaming device for this year’s Gamescom.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Master Chief statue included in £170 Halo Collection Mjolnir Edition

Master Chief statue included in £170 Halo Collection Mjolnir Edition

Microsoft is including a 12-inch Master Chief statue in its £169.99 Halo Collection special edition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:28AM in News

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YouTubers more popular than movie and music stars amongst US teens

YouTubers more popular than movie and music stars amongst US teens

The world's most popular YouTubers are now more influential amongst American teenagers than both movie stars and singers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Video game pre-orders are in decline, and Call of Duty 'is not immune'

Video game pre-orders are in decline, and Call of Duty 'is not immune'

Despite the seemingly growing emphasis publishers place on pre-orders, they are in fact in decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
iPhone 6 will be announced on September 9th, it seems

iPhone 6 will be announced on September 9th, it seems

Apple has scheduled a media event for September 9th at which it looks likely to reveal the iPhone 6, numerous reports have claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Codemasters refunding disgruntled Colin McRae buyers on Steam

Codemasters refunding disgruntled Colin McRae buyers on Steam

Gamers who are dissatisfied with recent Steam release Colin McRae have been offered their money back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 9:54AM in News

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Retailers cancelling Destiny Limited Edition pre-orders

Retailers cancelling Destiny Limited Edition pre-orders

It's not just the Ghost Edition of Destiny that is in short supply.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 9:37AM in News
Adelman: The Wii U name is 'abysmal', cut hardware sales in half

Adelman: The Wii U name is 'abysmal', cut hardware sales in half

Nintendo of America's former indie boss Dan Adelman has said that the Wii U's branding is a big reason why the machine has proven to thus far be a commercial ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 9:08AM in News
Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sold three times as much on PS4 as on Xbox One

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes sold three times as much on PS4 as on Xbox One

Konami has revealed a significant sales bias for March release Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 8:49AM in News
Diablo III hits 20m units sold

Diablo III hits 20m units sold

Activision Blizzard has posted financial results for its recently concluded quarter, revealing digital sales as the publisher’s current torchbearer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 2:02AM in News

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Broforce meets The Expendables 3 in free-to-play The Expendabros

Broforce meets The Expendables 3 in free-to-play The Expendabros

Upcoming film sequel The Expendables 3 and Steam Early Access title Broforce have crossed over to form a new free-to-play title by the name of The Expendabros, publisher Devolver Digital ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 12:47AM in News
State of Decay studio Undead Labs reveals multiplayer RPG for mobile

State of Decay studio Undead Labs reveals multiplayer RPG for mobile

State of Decay developer Undead Labs has unveiled its next project, Moonrise – a mobile multiplayer RPG featuring Pokémon-like creatures.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 12:30AM in News
Take-Two posts $35.4m loss but beats Q1 expectations

Take-Two posts $35.4m loss but beats Q1 expectations

GTA Online and NBA 2K15 continues to do the business for Take-Two, which beat its expectations in Q1 despite not releasing any major titles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2014 at 9:35PM in News
Evolve delayed until February 2015

Evolve delayed until February 2015

2K's upcoming multiplayer shooter has slipped from October in 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2014 at 9:15PM in News
Twitch Plays Pokemon beats every generation of the series

Twitch Plays Pokemon beats every generation of the series

Remember Twitch Plays Pokemon? Well, it has just beat 3DS title Pokemon X, meaning that every generation of Nintendo’s series has now been bettered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2014 at 4:17PM in News
Hyrule Warriors Special edition comes with a scarf

Hyrule Warriors Special edition comes with a scarf

Nintendo’s quest for an original item to bundle in its Hyrule Warriors: Special Edition has led to the inclusion of a scarf.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Ch-Ch-Chucklefishion - Starbound devs discuss the crowdfunding challenge

Ch-Ch-Chucklefishion - Starbound devs discuss the crowdfunding challenge

Amid the hype surrounding Early Access titles like DayZ you might be forgiven for not knowing what Starbound is. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Twenty years of Koch Media

Twenty years of Koch Media

Back in 1975, Franz Koch formed a company called Koch International Music in Austria, which specialised in the distribution of German Folk and classical music recordings.

by Craig McNicol
on Aug 5th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Brand new engine to blame for F1 2014 PS4 and Xbox One no-show

Brand new engine to blame for F1 2014 PS4 and Xbox One no-show

Codemasters has said that the construction of a brand new game engine is the reason why F1 2014 won’t be released on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2014 at 1:46PM in News