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Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Rock Band will finally crack Europe this year, publisher Mad Catz has told MCV @ Gamescom.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Vita and 3DS have 'two to three years left' in the West

Vita and 3DS have 'two to three years left' in the West

The current generation of handheld games consoles will persist for up to another three years in Europe and the US, publisher NISA has predicted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Developers must learn to tackle more serious issues in their games, says Ninja Theory

Developers must learn to tackle more serious issues in their games, says Ninja Theory

Ninja Theory says games companies need to tackle difficult topics if the industry wants to be held in the same regard as other forms of entertainment.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:44AM in News
Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox boasts that it has a game to suit every European territory.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:38AM in News

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Mighty No. 9 officially pushed back to 2016

Mighty No. 9 officially pushed back to 2016

Mega Man spiritual successor Mighty No. 9 has suffered another delay due to its currently bug-plagued state.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:17AM in News
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches on 3DS in October

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes launches on 3DS in October

Nintendo has announced The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes will launch on 3DS devices this October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:15AM in News
Driveclub hits 2m units sold

Driveclub hits 2m units sold

PS4-exclusive Driveclub has sold in excess of 2m copies, developer Evolution has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:09AM in News
Xbox One and 360 get dedicated 2TB hard drives

Xbox One and 360 get dedicated 2TB hard drives

Microsoft has teamed up with Seagate to offer a hard drive specifically designed for either the Xbox One or Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:51PM in News

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Nordic swoops for BitComposer licenses, including Jagged Alliance

Nordic swoops for BitComposer licenses, including Jagged Alliance

Publisher Nordic has continued its buying spree by acquiring a range of IPs from BitComposer Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

Here’s an interesting observation – Xbox One owners can as of this week play more N64 games on their system than Wii U owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:03PM in News
PES 2016 adds Euro 2016 to its growing license roster

PES 2016 adds Euro 2016 to its growing license roster

Konami has grabbed yet another license for the PES series, and it’s a really big one too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 2:36PM in News

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Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza Motorsport 6 will be the biggest and most realistic entry in the series yet, says Turn 10 Studios content director John Wendl.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:40PM in News
Skylanders Superchargers will 'take the toy vehicle market by storm', says Activision

Skylanders Superchargers will 'take the toy vehicle market by storm', says Activision

Activision says its new Skylanders game will compete with the likes of Hot Wheels and Corgi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
Revolution Software: If it wasn't for Apple, we would be dead by now

Revolution Software: If it wasn't for Apple, we would be dead by now

Broken Sword developer Revolution is celebrating its 25th birthday at Gamescom, but it almost didn’t make it this far.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:28PM in News
Team17 rocks Gamescom with biggest-ever showing

Team17 rocks Gamescom with biggest-ever showing

Rapidly-rising UK games publisher Team17 says it is on course to double its revenue in 2015.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:24PM in News

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Frontier announces new £40 Elite Dangerous expansion

Frontier announces new £40 Elite Dangerous expansion

Space sim Elite Dangerous has announced what effectively sounds like a Season Pass for a range of upcoming content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 12:34PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Greece

International Factfile 2015: Greece

It’s no secret that Greece has struggled financially in recent years but, despite the tough market, the country’s local games industry is managing to achieve growth.

on Aug 5th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Kickstarter title Mooncrest features 'Souls-style' combat, made by former BioWare devs

Kickstarter title Mooncrest features 'Souls-style' combat, made by former BioWare devs

Four former BioWare staffers have got together to try and crowdfund a story-driven RPG with combat inspired by the Dark Souls series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
LEGO Marvel Avengers won't arrive until 2016

LEGO Marvel Avengers won't arrive until 2016

Warner Bros has finally confirmed a release date for LEGO Marvel Avengers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Dota 2 International disrupted by DDoS attack

Dota 2 International disrupted by DDoS attack

Valve’s massive Dota 2 International eSports tournament suffered an unwanted hold up yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 11:13AM in News
GAMESCOM: EA releases Mirror's Edge Catalyst gameplay trailer

GAMESCOM: EA releases Mirror's Edge Catalyst gameplay trailer

There wasn’t much in the way of new news at EA’s Gamescom 2015 press conference this morning, but a new gameplay trailer for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst was certainly a highlight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 10:49AM in News
Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Microsoft has revealed one of the more luxurious special editions of recent times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
Bungie is erasing Peter Dinklage from Destiny

Bungie is erasing Peter Dinklage from Destiny

Game of Thrones star Peter Pinklage was one of the headline features of Destiny – but soon he is to be removed from the game altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 9:46AM in News