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Paid-for Steam curator recommendations need to be declared

Paid-for Steam curator recommendations need to be declared

Steam users must be open about paid-for recommendations according to the store's updated terms and conditions. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 9:52AM in News
Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Mobile and free-to-play giant Tencent has been beating out AAA companies such as EA and Activision Blizzard in terms of game revenue, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:32PM in News
Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

Castlevania classics join Wii U Virtual Console lineup this month

2002 Game Boy Advance release Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance will land on Wii U's Virtual Console later this month, Nintendo has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:17PM in News
Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

Star Citizen to enter Guinness Book of World Records

In-development space sim Star Citizen will enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest crowdfunded effort ever, lead developer Chris Roberts has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:01PM in News

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The Banner Saga marches onto iOS

The Banner Saga marches onto iOS

Stoic’s visually striking The Banner Saga has made the move from PC to iOS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo launches Frubes marketing campaign

Nintendo characters are to start appearing on the packing of kids’ yoghurt snack Frubes as part of a new promotion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:41PM in News
VIDEO: Watch the DriveClub TV ad

VIDEO: Watch the DriveClub TV ad

Sony has released the TV ad that it will run next week ahead of the release of PS4 racer DriveClub.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 2:34PM in News
The Walking Dead to make next-gen debut later this month

The Walking Dead to make next-gen debut later this month

Telltale’s acclaimed The Walking Dead will arrive on PS4 and Xbox One later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 1:27PM in News

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Humble Bundle teams up with YogsCast for curated storefront

Humble Bundle teams up with YogsCast for curated storefront

Hot on the heels of curated lists on the Steam store, Humble Bundle has followed suit with a venture of its own.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 12:55PM in News
OnLive becomes latest Games Media Awards sponsor

OnLive becomes latest Games Media Awards sponsor

Streaming games platform OnLive will serve as event partner for this year's Games Media Awards.

on Oct 2nd 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Ubisoft opens Russian office

Ubisoft opens Russian office

Ubisoft has set up shop in Moscow, Russia.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Microsoft 'not satisfied' with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Microsoft 'not satisfied' with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Xbox One has got off to a slow start in Japan, but Microsoft has vowed to continue with its ongoing struggle to achieve success in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:12AM in News

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Pools and Star Wars outfits coming in The Sims 4 October update

Pools and Star Wars outfits coming in The Sims 4 October update

EA will next month finally roll out the addition of pools to The Sims 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:01AM in News
PlayStation Plus fees upped in some territories

PlayStation Plus fees upped in some territories

The cost of subscribing to PlayStation Network in five countries has been increased, Sony has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Rovio sacking up to 16% of Finnish workforce

Rovio sacking up to 16% of Finnish workforce

Angry Birds developer Rovio has announced plans to “simplify” its organisation by cutting 130 jobs – around 16 per cent of its workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 9:02AM in News

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Skullgirls Encore PS4, Vita editions delayed to 2015

Skullgirls Encore PS4, Vita editions delayed to 2015

Skullgirls Encore will miss its previously scheduled 2014 release window on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita, developer Lab Zero Games has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:54PM in News
Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Dextra Robotics has unveiled a new peripheral of sorts for VR platofrms that would allow users to experience a sense of touch with virtual objects.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:38PM in News
US PS Store October promo offers $15 credit for those who purchase $100

US PS Store October promo offers $15 credit for those who purchase $100

Sony has launched a special promotion for PlayStation Store customers in North America, crediting $15 to individuals who spend $100 or more during the month of October.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:14PM in News
EGX moving to Birmingham NEC from next year

EGX moving to Birmingham NEC from next year

Next year’s EGX will take place outside of London for the first time in the event’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 4:22PM in News
Next Hearthstone expansion will include over 100 new cards

Next Hearthstone expansion will include over 100 new cards

Blizzard has said that it hopes to offer over 100 new cards when it rolls out its next expansion to free-to-play card game Hearthstone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 3:30PM in News
VIDEO: Thomas Was Alone also jumping to Xbox One and Wii U

VIDEO: Thomas Was Alone also jumping to Xbox One and Wii U

Mike Bithell’s Thomas Was Alone is to add two additional formats to its stable of platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Sony confirms steering wheel compatibility for DriveClub

Sony confirms steering wheel compatibility for DriveClub

Only two steering wheels will be compatible with DriveClub when it launches on PS4 next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Super Smash Bros 3DS continues to rule Japanese chart for third week

Super Smash Bros 3DS continues to rule Japanese chart for third week

Nintendo’s all-star brawler Super Smash Bros for 3DS remains at the top of the Japanese software charts for a third week running, according to data provided by Famitsu.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 2:00PM in News
THE BIG GAME: Forza Horizon 2

THE BIG GAME: Forza Horizon 2

It’s a rare thing to hear a racing game described as ‘magical’.

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on Oct 1st 2014 at 1:11PM in Special Features