Wii U purchase intent jumps 50% as PS4 falls post-E3

Wii U purchase intent jumps 50% as PS4 falls post-E3

The number of consumers who say they plan on buying a Wii U doubled after E3 in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Nvidia Shield Tablet announced; UK release detailed

Nvidia Shield Tablet announced; UK release detailed

Nvidia has announced a new tablet-shaped sibling for its Shield Portable gaming handheld.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 2:00PM in News
How Oculus Rift plans to change the world

How Oculus Rift plans to change the world

It may sound preposterous, but Oculus Rift has quite a bit in common with Nintendo’s Wii.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 1:34PM in News
Dinklage to star in big screen version of hit short Pixels

Dinklage to star in big screen version of hit short Pixels

Peter Dinklage, Adam Sandler and Brian Cox are amongst the names signed up to star in a film inspired by internet hit Pixels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 12:29PM in News

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Facebook officially completes Oculus acquisition

Facebook officially completes Oculus acquisition

Facebook has officially completed its $2bn acquisition of Oculus.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 12:04PM in News
Dance Central Spotlight to launch with 10 tracks for $10

Dance Central Spotlight to launch with 10 tracks for $10

Xbox One Kinect title Dance Central Spotlight has been dated and priced by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Don't miss out: Gamescom daily deadline is next week

Don't miss out: Gamescom daily deadline is next week

There’s just two weeks left for Gamescom exhibitors and trade attendees to book their place in MCV’s daily magazine during the show.

on Jul 22nd 2014 at 11:09AM in News

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Yahoo acquires analytics firm Flurry

Yahoo acquires analytics firm Flurry

Ad analytics specialist Flurry has been acquired by web firm Yahoo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:36AM in News
Angry Birds Transformers toys priced and dated

Angry Birds Transformers toys priced and dated

Rovio’s extensive toy line that will accompany the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers has been priced and pictured for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:02AM in News
Newbee pockets $5m after winning Dota 2 International

Newbee pockets $5m after winning Dota 2 International

Chinese esports team Newbee have won this year’s Dota 2 International.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 9:41AM in News
Ubisoft bringing Tetris Ultimate to 3DS with exclusive content

Ubisoft bringing Tetris Ultimate to 3DS with exclusive content

Ubisoft has announced Tetris Ultimate is coming to Nintendo hardware after all, just not its Wii U console.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:42AM in News

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Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Early access contest winners crack and leak game's pre-release build

Upcoming FPS Modern Combat 5 has been cracked and uploaded onto multiple torrent websites ahead of its release.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:29AM in News
Ratchet & Clank Collection lands on US Vitas this week

Ratchet & Clank Collection lands on US Vitas this week

The Ratchet & Clank Collection will arrive tomorrow for US Vita owners, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 8:19AM in News
Monument Valley sells 1m

Monument Valley sells 1m

Ustwo's optical illusion puzzler Monument Valley has passed the one million downloads mark.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:05PM in News
Naughty Dog promises 'very stable' 60fps for The Last of Us: Remastered

Naughty Dog promises 'very stable' 60fps for The Last of Us: Remastered

The inclusion of an optional toggle between 30 and 60 frames per second in PS4 title The Last of Us: Remastered doesn’t mean that 60fps support is flaky.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Yogscast not ready to account for alleged $150k Winterkewl payment

Yogscast not ready to account for alleged $150k Winterkewl payment

An alleged payment of $150k from Yogventures developer Winterkewl to Yogscast remains unaccounted for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Video suggests Premium subscription planned for The Sims 4

Video suggests Premium subscription planned for The Sims 4

An official walkthrough trailer for The Sims 4 has apparently leaked one of EA’s monetising initiatives for the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Star Wars: The Old Republic made $165m last year

Star Wars: The Old Republic made $165m last year

EA and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic is apparently the fourth biggest subscription MMO in the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 1:42PM in News
Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

The controversial ‘spiritual successor’ to STALKER has hit its $50k Kickstarter goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 12:25PM in News
F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

F2P games can no longer be listed as 'free' in Google Play Store

Google has altered the way in which it displays free-to-play game listings on the Google Play store following pressure from the European Commission.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 11:40AM in News