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More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

More than one year after it started, Twitch Plays Pokémon catches all 151 monsters

Social experiment-meets-endurance test Twitch Plays Pokémon has finally completed its Pokédex, a year after it first went live.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:56PM in News
Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition receives summer release date

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition receives summer release date

Capcom's Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition has been dated.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Starbreeze pledges a further two year's support for Payday 2

Starbreeze pledges a further two year's support for Payday 2

Both free and paid updates will continue to be delivered to online shooter Payday 2 for a further two years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:44PM in News
Borderlands 2 sales pass 12m

Borderlands 2 sales pass 12m

2K Games title Borderlands 2 has now sold over 12m units since its release in September 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 3:03PM in News

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Bankrupt RadioShack selling off personal details of 117m customers

Bankrupt RadioShack selling off personal details of 117m customers

The commoditisation of consumers has been perfectly illustrated by disturbing news concerning the bankruptcy of RadioShack in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 1:52PM in News
No physical release for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC, retailer claims

No physical release for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC, retailer claims

Batman: Arkham Knight will be a digital-only release on PC, retailer ShopTo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 1:10PM in News
Japan heads back to the '90s as Final Fantasy and Resident Evil top the charts

Japan heads back to the '90s as Final Fantasy and Resident Evil top the charts

Last week’s Japanese retail charts resembled a bygone era, as the latest Final Fantasy and Resident Evil instalments topped the rankings.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 25th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Suspend/Resume coming to PS4 via software update tomorrow

Suspend/Resume coming to PS4 via software update tomorrow

Sony will roll out its 2.50 PS4 firmware update tomorrow (March 26th) ahead of Friday’s release of exclusive From Software title Bloodborne.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 11:36AM in News

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Rust introduces new player races, but players unhappy over lack of choice

Rust introduces new player races, but players unhappy over lack of choice

Until recently every character in Early Access hit Rust was white. Now, they come in an assortment of colours, but the mixed race implementation has upset parts of the game’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 10:46AM in News
Play.com officially no more

Play.com officially no more

Once popular UK entertainment retailer Play.com is no more.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2015 at 10:20AM in News
Nintendo UK seeks new consumer PR agency

Nintendo UK seeks new consumer PR agency

Nintendo UK is in the final stages of selecting a new consumer PR agency, the firm says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2015 at 10:05AM in News
YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

YouTube to launch live streaming eSports drive, report claims

The world’s biggest online video provider has set its set on the live streaming video market, with eSports to be a central thrust.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2015 at 9:53AM in News

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Microsoft reveals Xbox 360 Spring Value Bundles

Microsoft reveals Xbox 360 Spring Value Bundles

Microsoft has announced a trio of new Xbox 360 console bundles hitting shelves this spring.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 6:50PM in News
Slender: The Arrival out this week on PS4, Xbox One

Slender: The Arrival out this week on PS4, Xbox One

Slender: The Arrival, the commercial expansion of the original Slender game, is hitting new-gen consoles this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 6:33PM in News
Sony fails to renew Bloodborne trademark ahead of release

Sony fails to renew Bloodborne trademark ahead of release

Sony appears to have accidentally abandoned its second major trademark in as many months.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 6:15PM in News
GAME and 2K team up for in-store Borderlands competition

GAME and 2K team up for in-store Borderlands competition

Four GAME customers will this Friday have the chance to win a remote control Claptrap and other Borderlands: The Handsome Collection related goodies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 4:11PM in News

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Greenlight games cloned on Steam to spread virus among buyers

Greenlight games cloned on Steam to spread virus among buyers

It has emerged that five Steam Greenlight games were cloned over the weekend, with unsuspecting buyers being directed to a site hosting a Trojan virus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
H1Z1 passes 1m Steam Early Access sales

H1Z1 passes 1m Steam Early Access sales

Online zombie title H1Z1 has now sold over 1m copies on Steam, developer Daybreak Game Company (formerly Sony Online Entertainment) has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 3:03PM in News
UK crime commissioner calls for new 'Adult Only' game age rating

UK crime commissioner calls for new 'Adult Only' game age rating

A leading UK police officer has said that the UK’s current PEGI age rating system is not sufficient to protect minors from the most violent content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 12:42PM in News
Twitch makes users reset passwords after two potential hacks

Twitch makes users reset passwords after two potential hacks

Streaming video giant Twitch is forcing users to change their passwords after what was described as “unauthorised access to some Twitch user account information”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Supercell revenues approach $2bn

Supercell revenues approach $2bn

Finnish start-up-turned-mobile-giant Supercell generated revenues of $1.7bn in 2014.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 24th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Witcher 3 has beard growth AND anti-beard growth DLC

Witcher 3 has beard growth AND anti-beard growth DLC

If Shadow of Mordor’s Nemesis System was next-gen’s first real leap, then perhaps today we have learned of the second.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 11:08AM in News
Anita Sarkeesian and PewDiePie named in Time's Influential People on the Internet list

Anita Sarkeesian and PewDiePie named in Time's Influential People on the Internet list

Two of video gaming’s biggest figures have been included in Time’s ‘The 30 Most Influential People on the Internet’ list.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
GAME CFO steps down as profits dip

GAME CFO steps down as profits dip

The honeymoon period for the new GAME shows no sign of returning with a drop in profit and the news that the retailer’s CFO is stepping down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2015 at 9:20AM in News
New Guitar Hero to be revealed next month, report claims

New Guitar Hero to be revealed next month, report claims

Activision is reportedly planning a reveal event next month to announce the return of the Guitar Hero franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 8:25PM in News