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Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

Nintendo exec wants fans to 'take more risks on the eShop'

The senior manager of marketing in Nintendo of America’s licensing department has urged the company’s fans to be a bit more adventurous with the digital content they buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Madden 16 will have women in its crowds for the first time

Madden 16 will have women in its crowds for the first time

Really, Madden never had women in the crowds before? Does FIFA? Clearly we haven’t been paying enough attention.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 11:16AM in News
May and Hammond will not be joined by Clarkson in Forza 6

May and Hammond will not be joined by Clarkson in Forza 6

Only two members of Top Gear’s (nor former) iconic trio will feature in Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One racer Forza Motorsport 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
VIDEO: Dontnod gives more details about upcoming RPG Vampyr

VIDEO: Dontnod gives more details about upcoming RPG Vampyr

Life is Strange and Remember Me developer Dontnod has teased some more details about its upcoming RPG title Vampyr.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 19th 2015 at 10:24AM in News

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Microsoft predicts a 'massive migration' to Xbox One this holiday

Microsoft predicts a 'massive migration' to Xbox One this holiday

Xbox One is in prime position to dominate next-gen hardware sales later this year following what was undoubtedly an exciting E3, Microsoft predicts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:59AM in News
Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Fils-Aime: VR is not fun and not social

Nintendo was the first games company to do 3D and the first to do augmented reality, but it looks highly unlikely it will be joining the virtual reality party.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
It's Diablo meets Dark Souls in Devolver Digital's Norse-flavoured hack 'n' slash Eitr

It's Diablo meets Dark Souls in Devolver Digital's Norse-flavoured hack 'n' slash Eitr

The publisher behind indie hits Hotline Miami, OlliOlli and Broforce is combining elements of some of gaming's greatest fantasy titles for its next release.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:04AM in News

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Bethesda: 'There are no plans for paid mods in Fallout 4'

Bethesda: 'There are no plans for paid mods in Fallout 4'

It seems that the controversy surrounding the addition of paid mods to Skyrim has cooled Bethesda's desire to reintroduce the service.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 19th 2015 at 8:40AM in News
Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant brings Transistor to iOS

Supergiant Games has announced an iOS version of its action RPG Transistor is now available on the App Store.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:52AM in News
343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross has stressed the need to run beta tests for future Halo titles, citing Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection as right and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:49AM in News
Second season pass announced for Evolve

Second season pass announced for Evolve

2K Games and Turtle Rock Studios will launch a second season pass for Evolve next week, with content arriving at unrevealed points between then and March 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:44AM in News

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Margin Makers: Guide to Batman merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Batman merchandise

The Dark Knight is one of the most popular characters of all time, having spawned countless smash-hit games.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:38PM in News
IMG signs eSports organisations Cloud9, Dignitas and SK Gaming

IMG signs eSports organisations Cloud9, Dignitas and SK Gaming

Three major eSports organisations, including two of Europe's largest teams, have been signed to international talent management agency IMG.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 18th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Halo 5: Guardians has multiplayer transactions

Halo 5: Guardians has multiplayer transactions

Developer 343 Industries has confirmed that microtransactions are included in the multiplayer part of upcoming Xbox One title Halo 5: Guardians.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
Sony was 'nervous' about Horizon Zero Dawn's female lead

Sony was 'nervous' about Horizon Zero Dawn's female lead

Unveiling Guerrilla’s new IP Horizon Zero Dawn upon the world at E3 was a tense moment for Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 2:22PM in News

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Hello Games nearly announced a No Man's Sky release date at E3

Hello Games nearly announced a No Man's Sky release date at E3

One of E3’s most hotly anticipated games nearly got itself a release date this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:54PM in News
Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

Nintendo held back Zelda Wii U from E3 as it 'didn't want to frustrate' people

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U was not shown at E3 this week as Nintendo didn’t want to frustrate people who hoped it might be released this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
The racing game renaissance

The racing game renaissance

The racing genre can be incredibly difficult to keep up with. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 12:00PM in News
Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Ubisoft: We will be a VR industry leader

Publisher Ubisoft is the first major third-party publisher to back virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Hitman's Io Interactive: Season Passes are wrong

Danish developer Io Interactive has said that the freshly announced Hitman won’t have a Season pass as the studio isn’t a fan of the model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:30AM in News
Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

Fils-Aime: Iwata did not apologise for E3 show

The boss of Nintendo America has said that CEO Satoru Iwata did not tweet an apology for fans following the reaction to the company’s E3 Digital Event on Tuesday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:17AM in News
Fallout 4 'must not miss 2015 release date'

Fallout 4 'must not miss 2015 release date'

Bethesda’s Fallout 4 must arrive this side of Christmas as promised, say UK retailers. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Shenmue 3's budget will be a lot bigger than $2m

Kickstarter is far from the only source of funding for Shenmue 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:52AM in News
DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

DayZ dev Dean Hall working on VR game

The creator of DayZ Dean Hall is developing a virtual reality title for Valve’s SteamVR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:48AM in News