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Green Man Gaming launches Spanish and Portuguese sites for Latin America

Green Man Gaming launches Spanish and Portuguese sites for Latin America

Green Man Gaming has launched two new local language websites in Latin America today as part of the company's internationalisation strategy, the e-retailer has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 10th 2017 at 5:05PM in News
George Osborn to head up rebranded Gamesforum conference in London next year

George Osborn to head up rebranded Gamesforum conference in London next year

The Mobile Games Forum is rebranding to Gamesforum, event organiser Osney Media has announced, and will return to central London next year with its first cross-platform b2b event on January ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 10th 2017 at 10:55AM in News
Konami becomes official partner of Arsenal

Konami becomes official partner of Arsenal

Konami has announced it has become an official partner of Arsenal Football Club. The new agreement will extend Konami's previous access to the club, where it appeared as a licensed ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 10th 2017 at 10:20AM in News
All Hellblade sale proceeds go to charity today for Mental Health Day

All Hellblade sale proceeds go to charity today for Mental Health Day

Today is Mental Health Day, which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues across the world. To help with this objective, developer Ninja Theory will donate all proceeds from ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Oct 10th 2017 at 10:15AM in News

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Leap Motion opens new design research studio in London

Leap Motion opens new design research studio in London

Hand tracking company Leap Motion has opened a new design reserach studio in London, the firm has announced. Heading up the studio is VR and AR filmmaker Keiichi Matsuda, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 10th 2017 at 9:56AM in News
Making Final Fantasy 15 on console was '100x more difficult' than the Windows Edition, says director

Making Final Fantasy 15 on console was '100x more difficult' than the Windows Edition, says director

After one of the longest development cycles of this generation, you might have forgiven game director Hajime Tabata for taking a well-earned rest when Final Fantasy XV came out last ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 10th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Samsung TV and Xbox One X

Microsoft: Xbox One X will sell 4K TVs

A key worry with the new consoles has been that the installed base of 4K TVs is still somewhat limited compared to the mass-penetration of 1080p sets. However, one Xbox ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Oct 9th 2017 at 12:50PM in News
Desktop 2.0: What's next for PC gaming in 2018

Desktop 2.0: What's next for PC gaming in 2018

Naysayers have been ringing the PC gaming death knell for years, but take a closer look at the data and a different picture emerges. Since 2012, global PC gaming revenue ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 9th 2017 at 11:00AM in News

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FIFA 18 stays top, while Forza Motorsport 7 fails to impress

FIFA 18 stays top, while Forza Motorsport 7 fails to impress

As expected, FIFA is holding up to No.1 for its second week in the charts. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Oct 9th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Everybody's Golf beat Destiny 2 and PES 2018 to Japanese No.1 in September

Everybody's Golf beat Destiny 2 and PES 2018 to Japanese No.1 in September

Everybody's Golf was the best-selling title in Japan in September, according to the latest figures from Famitsu, beating Destiny 2 and PES 2018 to the top of the monthly charts.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 9th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Switch sales surge in Japan, but PS4's Trails of Cold Steel III takes No.1

Switch sales surge in Japan, but PS4's Trails of Cold Steel III takes No.1

Nihon Falcom's The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III has gone straight in at No1. in the Japanese weekly chart, according to the latest numbers from Famitsu, out-performing ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 6th 2017 at 2:25PM in News
Digital Catapult

Digital Catapult launches second Immersive Lab in Brighton

Technology innovation centre Digital Catapult has opened its second Immersive Lab in Brighton, the firm has announced. Following on from the success of its London-based Immersive Lab that launched earlier ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 6th 2017 at 11:55AM in News

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SpecialEffect raises over £300,000 for One Special Day

SpecialEffect raises over £300,000 for One Special Day

Gaming charity Special Effect has announced it's raised over £300,000 during its One Special Day campaign, far outstripping its initial target of £100,000. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 6th 2017 at 11:15AM in News
Bazalgette Review: TIGA endorses 'major boost to the UK games industry'

Bazalgette Review: TIGA endorses 'major boost to the UK games industry'

Last month saw the publication of Sir Peter Bazalgette’s independent review of the creative industries. Encouragingly, Sir Peter’s review recognizes the value, importance and potential of the UK games ...

on Oct 6th 2017 at 11:00AM in News
SuperData: Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality headsets will outsell Oculus two-to-one in Q4

SuperData: Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality headsets will outsell Oculus two-to-one in Q4

Yesterday, IHS Markit told MCV it expects Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have a "slow start" when they launch later this month, but SuperData's VP of research and ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 6th 2017 at 10:55AM in News

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Nintendo and Dark Horse to publish Arms graphic novel

Nintendo and Dark Horse to publish Arms graphic novel

After the success of its Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia books, Nintendo and comics publisher Dark Horse have announced a brand-new graphic novel centred around its family-friendly fighting game, Arms. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 6th 2017 at 10:15AM in News
Bazalgette Review: Ukie backs skills investment

Bazalgette Review: Ukie backs skills investment

The government’s plan for a new Industrial Strategy came with a promise to deliver early “sector deals” to supercharge a modern, inclusive digital economy. The creative industries (and games) ...

on Oct 6th 2017 at 10:10AM in News
PS4 Pro

Xbox One X's Albert Penello impressed and 'surprised' by PS4 Pro

The Xbox One X is the most powerful console ever made, but coming a year after the PS4 Pro, we wondered if Microsoft was concerned about being seen as a ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Oct 6th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Robert Lindsay

Games Centre at 25: "Online sales are now a significant percentage of our business."

Scottish retailer Games Centre celebrated its 25th anniversary last month. We caught up with managing director Robert Lindsay (pictured right) to discuss its industry milestone.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 5th 2017 at 11:55AM in News
HZD Complete

PlayStation bolsters Christmas lineup with Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

Sony will be bringing a 'Complete Edition' of Horizon Zero Dawn to retail later this year - according to a tweet from the official account last night. The 'game-of-the-year' style ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Oct 5th 2017 at 10:56AM in News
Ubisoft to repurchase 4m of its own shares

Ubisoft to repurchase 4m of its own shares

Ubisoft is to buy back 4m of its own shares, the publisher has announced. In a short statement to investors, it said it had granted a mandate to a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 5th 2017 at 10:35AM in News
Microsoft announces two Xbox One S Assassin's Creed Origins bundles

Microsoft announces two Xbox One S Assassin's Creed Origins bundles

After the Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle, Microsoft has now announced two new bundles to boost sales of its Xbox One S.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Oct 5th 2017 at 10:27AM in News
IHS' Piers-Harding Rolls

Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have a 'slow start' - IHS Markit

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced its Windows Mixed Reality headsets would start shipping in the US from October 17th alongside its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. But while the platform ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 5th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Bandai Namco teams up with Ars Electronica festival for Pac-Man exhibition

Bandai Namco teams up with Ars Electronica festival for Pac-Man exhibition

Bandai Namco has announced a collaborative Pac-Man project in association with Austrian electronic arts festival Ars Electronica.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 5th 2017 at 9:00AM in News